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Wednesday April 23, 2014

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Groleau Paces Braves To Come-From-Behind Win

Christian Groleau ripped a bases-clearing triple in the fifth inning, and then pitched two scoreless innings, to lead the Gladstone Braves to a 6-4 win over the Negaunee Miners Tuesday night at frigid Don Olsen Field.

Temperatures were in the 30's, with windchill factors in the 20's, and the second game of the doubleheader was cancelled. Click the above headline to read details, and to see photos and listen to audio highlights and interviews.

Pictured above: Christian Groleau leads off of third as Negaunee's Cole Francis gets ready on defense. Francis had a three-run homer for the Miners, but Groleau's triple in the fifth inning was the winner. (Lori Jurek photo)
Delta County Women Compete At Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon was held for a 117th straight year on Monday, and this one was emotional because of the bombings that halted the race last year.

Escanaba High School graduate Kaylyn Bernard made a stirring return to Boston for Monday's race, and Gladstone graduate Lindsey Lusardi ran "the Boston" for the first time.

Click the above headline to read more, and to listen to an interview from the finish line with Bernard's mom, Jayne Szukalowski. (Photos courtesy of Jayne Szukalowski)
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Wednesday April 23, 2014
4:15 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Norway Knights. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Thursday April 24, 2014
7:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game Four. Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Friday April 25, 2014
5:00 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Rudyard Bulldogs. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide 250-mile race from the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Saturday April 26, 2014
11:00 AM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Rudyard Bulldogs. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. Broadcast only on-line at www.rrnsports.com at 11:00 a.m. Broadcast begins on WCHT-AM (600) at 12:00 noon.

2:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game Five. Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins. From the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

6:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 400-mile race from Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Monday April 28, 2014
12:00 AM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins. Game 6. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. (IF NECESSARY). On WGLQ-FM (97.1). GAME TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.

7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday April 29, 2014
5:45 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves at Escanaba Eskymos. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Wednesday April 30, 2014
12:00 AM - NHL Hockey. Stanley Cup Playoffs. Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins. Game 7 (IF NECESSARY). From TD Garden in Boston, Mass. On WGLQ-FM (97.1). GAME TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.

Thursday May 1, 2014
4:00 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves at Marquette Redmen. From Gerard Haley Field in Marquette. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday May 3, 2014
12:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos vs Team TBA. Escanaba Lions Club Baseball Invitational. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

2:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 312-mile Race. From Talladega Super Speedway in Talladega, Alabama. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

3:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos vs Team TBA. Escanaba Lions Club Baseball Invitational. Third Place Game. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600) and on-line at www.rrnsports.com. (Broadcast only if Escanaba is involved)

5:00 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos vs Team TBA. Escanaba Lions Club Baseball Invitational Championship. From Al Ness Field in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com. (Broadcast only if Escanaba is involved)

Sunday May 4, 2014
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup Series 499-mile race. From Talladega Super Speedway in Talladega, Alabama. On WCMM-FM (102.5).


LATEST ARTICLES
Marquette Track Cruises To Cold Wins In Escanaba
The Marquette High School track teams served notice on Tuesday that they will be the favorites at the U.P. Finals once the weather finally warms up. Marquette cruised to championships in both the boys and girls triangular meets under terrible weather conditions in Escanaba. Click the above headline to read more details.
Banged Up Eskymos Drop Two At Essexville-Garber
The Escanaba High School baseball team ran into a hot-hitting team in Lower Michigan on Saturday, losing to the Essexville-Garber Dukes, 16-7 and 14-3. Click the above headline to read details. Escanaba went 1-3 on the weekend.
Gladstone Braves Open Baseball Season Downstate
The Gladstone Braves finally got to play some baseball this weekend, and it was a successful debut for the team. Gladstone scored early and often and hit four home runs to sweep both ends of a doubleheader from Reed City, 12-2 and 9-0 on Friday. Then on Saturday, the Braves beat Kingsley, 5-1, before giving up seven unearned runs in a 7-6 loss to the Stags. Click the above headline to read more.
Delta County Softball Teams Play In Superior Dome
The Escanaba Eskymos, Gladstone Braves, and Rapid River Rockets all competed in the Spring Swing softball tournament this weekend at NMU's Superior Dome. Click the above headline to see how the local teams did in the two-day event.
Escanaba Eskymos Split Baseball D.H. In Bay City
The Escanaba High School baseball team rallied to post their first win of the season on Friday, beating Bay City Central, 6-4, in Lower Michigan. The Eskymos lost the second game of the doubleheader, however, 8-2. Click the above headline to read details.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Groleau Paces Braves To Come-From-Behind Win
Tuesday April 22, 2014


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Delta County Women Compete At Boston Marathon
Tuesday April 22, 2014


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Banged Up Eskymos Drop Two At Essexville-Garber
Saturday April 19, 2014

Gladstone Braves Open Baseball Season Downstate
Friday April 18, 2014

U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Escanaba Girls Sweep Softball Doubleheader
    The Escanaba High School girls softball team played outdoors for the first time on Tuesday, and it was a successful debut against the Negaunee Miners. The Eskymos swept a doubleheader, 9-3 and 12-6, in Palmer. Michelle LaFave had two home runs, while Syd Gafner and Becca Piron also went deep for Escanaba. The girls are scheduled to host Alpena on Friday, although that is still up in the air due to field conditions.
  • NMU Track Team Runner-Up At 22-Team Tourney
    The Northern Michigan University track and field team wrapped up competition at the Al Owens Classic on Saturday on the campus of Grand Valley State University. The Wildcats placed second out of 22 teams with 92 points. Host GVSU won the meet with 149.25 points. Cheyenne Stewart led the field events for the Wildcats, winning the triple jump with a jump of 12.34 meters. She also added a second place in the long jump (5.36 meters). CLICK HERE  to read more details.
  • MHSAA Wants Kids To Sign Up For Advisory Council
    The Michigan High School Athletic Association is seeking student-athletes to become members of its Student Advisory Council beginning with the 2014-15 school year. Four boys and four girls from the Class of 2016 will be selected to two-year terms, and will meet on matters related to maintaining and promoting a proper perspective and sensible scope for high school sports in Michigan. Go to www.mhsaa.com for more information.