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Friday July 21, 2017

Cubs Overcome Errors To Win Tournament Opener

The Escanaba Cubs American Legion Baseball team fell behind, 8-2, on Thursday thanks to six defensive errors. But they rallied to outlast the Eastern U.P. Travelers from Sault Ste. Marie, 15-13, at the U.P. Zone Tournament in Hancock. Click the above headline to read details, and see photos and videos taken by Sheila Olsen.
Indians, Red Wave Cruise To Easy Legion Victories

The American Legion Baseball Zone Five Upper Peninsula championships got under way Thursday with a couple of lopsided games in Hancock. The Gladstone Indians mercied the Negaunee Diamonds, 15-0, while the Menominee Red Wave did the same to the Ishpeming Blue Storm, 16-1. Click the above headline for details, photos, and video highlights.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Friday July 21, 2017
2:00 PM - American Legion Baseball. Upper Peninsula Zone Five Championships. Gladstone Indians vs Escanaba Cubs. From Hancock, Michigan. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - American Legion Baseball. Upper Peninsula Zone Five Tournament. Escanaba/Gladstone loser in Elimination Game. From Hancock, Michigan. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday July 22, 2017
3:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series 250-mile race. From the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose), and WUPG-FM (Maverick 96.7).

Sunday July 23, 2017
12:45 PM - American Legion Baseball. Upper Peninsula Zone Five Tournament. Championship Game. Teams TBA. From Hancock, Michigan. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

1:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Monster Energy NASCAR Series. The Brickyard 400. From the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose), and WUPG-FM (Maverick 96.7).

Tuesday July 25, 2017
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live". From the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose).


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LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT SCORES/SCHEDULES
The 2017 Little League All-Star Tournaments are in full swing. Click the above headline to see the latest scores and schedules.
EXTRA INNINGS: Norway 11 Boys Win District, 4-3
The Norway 11-year-old boys Little League team scored a run in the top of the eighth inning to beat Escanaba, 4-3, Wednesday night to win a district championship and earn a state tournament bid. Click the above headline to read details.
U.P. Girls Play Final Softball Game At CMU Stadium
The Michigan High School Softball Association held its All-Star games at Central Michigan University's Jonker Stadium on Wednesday. The Upper Peninsula had plenty of representation. Escanaba's Katie Ross and Emily Bruntjens played in Division Two, and Gladstone's Tasi Martinez played in Division Three. In Division Four, Norway's Britta Grayvold (pictured) and Rapid River's Erica Rubick played.
Escanaba, Norway 10-11 Boys Stopped By Darkness
The Escanaba and Norway 11-year-old Little League All-Star teams will need more time to decide their district championship after Tuesday night's game was suspended after six innings due to darkness. Click the above headline for details, and see photos, videos.
Escanaba Major Girls Eliminated In State Quarters
The Escanaba Major Girls (age 11-12) Little League softball team lost to St. Clair, 9-4, in the state quarterfinals on Monday, at Legacy Field. Escanaba gave up three runs in each of the final two innings as the host team picked up the victory. Click the above headline to read details, and see photos and videos taken by Caron Salo.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Cubs Overcome Errors To Win Tournament Opener
Thursday July 20, 2017




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Indians, Red Wave Cruise To Easy Legion Victories
Thursday July 20, 2017




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Escanaba, Norway 10-11 Boys Stopped By Darkness
Tuesday July 18, 2017



Escanaba Major Girls Eliminated In State Quarters
Monday July 17, 2017




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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Bay College Holding Youth Basketball Camp
    Bay college will be hosting a youth basketball skills camp July 31 – August 2.  The camp will be held in the Bay college Gymnasium at the YMCA in Escanaba, for boys and girls in grades 3-8.  Camp coaches will include the Bay College coaching staff and players. The cost is $35 for Non-YMCA members and $30 for YMCA members.  The camp will run from 9-10:30 am for grades 3-5 and 10:30-noon for grades 6-8.
  • Northern Michigan Announces '17 Hall Of Fame Class

    The Northern Michigan University department of athletics announced that Mandee Dafoe, Pauline Hope (Schuette), Abigail Larson, Jay McQuillan, Rick Popp, and the 1979-80 Hockey Team will be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 2017. The inductees will be honored during homecoming weekend, which is scheduled for Sept. 21-23, 2017. The formal induction will occur Sept. 22 in the Great Lakes Rooms at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $30 for adults and $15 for children 10 and under.

  • Escanaba Girls Basketball Camp Scheduled
    The Escanaba High School girl's basketball program is hosting a youth basketball camp on July 25 and 26 in the Escanaba High School Gymnasium.  The featured instructor for this camp will be Escanaba's own professional basketball player Olivia Nash.  Registration for the camp will take place on the first day of the camp. The cost is $40, which will include either a souvenir t-shirt or basketball.