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Saturday October 25, 2014

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Rockets Finish 9-0 Season With Homecoming Win

The Rapid River High School football team closed out a perfect regular season Friday night with a 42-28 win over the Bellaire Eagles in Rapid River.

The win on Homecoming gave the Rockets the Bridge Alliance Conference Championship, and set the team up to host state playoff games, starting next weekend. Click the above headline to see photos taken by Michelle Rubick. Pictured: Austin Wicklund scores.
Calumet Reaches Playoffs As Braves Drop Shootout

The Gladstone High School football team scored two touchdowns in the final ten seconds of Friday night's game against the Calumet Copper Kings. Too bad it wasn't enough as the Braves lost to the Kings, 47-38, in a wild game at the Marble Athletic Field.

Calumet (6-3) qualified for the state playoffs while the Braves lost their sixth straight game after a 3-0 start. Click the above headline to read the details, see photos taken by Ron Jurek, see videos taken by Dean Herioux, and listen to audio highlights and interviews.
Sunday October 26, 2014
12:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 500-mile race from Martinsville Speedway in Virginia. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

6:00 PM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints. From the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Kick-off is 8:30 E.T. Coverage begins at 6:00. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Monday October 27, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday October 28, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Wednesday October 29, 2014
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals. From the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

The Upper Peninsula high school football season is under way. Click the above headline to see all of the scores and schedules for the 2014 season.
Bark River-Harris, Escanaba Post Upset Victories
The Escanaba Eskymos ended their football season on a high note, while the Bark River-Harris Broncos picked up big momentum in Friday night's football action. The Eskymos upset Kingsford, while BR-H beat previously-undefeated West Iron County. Click the above headline to see details.
Escanaba Freshmen Win GNC Football Title, 20-7
The Escanaba High School freshmen football team won the Great Northern Conference championship Thursday with a 20-7 win over the Kingsford Flivvers under rainy conditions at the Escanaba Athletic Field. Scout Wunder (pictured) scored all three of Escanaba's touchdowns. Click the above headline to see videos and photos.
Upper Peninsula's Best X-Country Runners Named
The Upper Peninsula's top boys and girls cross country runners were named on Wednesday by the UP Cross Country Coaches Association (UPCCCA).Click the above headline to see details.
Marquette Volleyball Wears Pink, Sweeps Gladstone
The Marquette High School girls volleyball team wore pink uniforms Tuesday night in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month as the Redettes faced the Gladstone Braves in Gladstone. The result was the same as when the Marquette girls wore red and white earlier this season: a 3-0 win. Click the above headline to see photos and videos from the match.

Rockets Finish 9-0 Season With Homecoming Win
Friday October 24, 2014

Calumet Reaches Playoffs As Braves Drop Shootout
Friday October 24, 2014

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Bark River-Harris, Escanaba Post Upset Victories
Friday October 24, 2014

Escanaba Freshmen Win GNC Football Title, 20-7
Thursday October 23, 2014

  • NMU Football Team Falls In Ohio, 44-14
    The Northern Michigan University football team scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter but was unable to close the gap on No. 24 Ashland as the Eagles picked up a 44-14 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win Saturday. The loss drops NMU to 2-6 overall, while Ashland improved to 7-1. NMU had 261 yards of total offense led by sophomore quarterback Shaye Brown who went 15-32 with 180 passing yards. Senior wide receiver Marcus Tucker was his favorite target with three catches for 94 yards.
  • NMU Volleyball Team Falls Again Downstate
    The Northern Michigan University volleyball fell in straight sets to #22 Ferris State on Saturday in downstate Big Rapids. The scores were 25-12, 25-14 and 25-14.  The Wildcats are now 10-12 overall with a 10-3 record in league action following the loss and have lost back-to-back GLIAC contests for the first time this season. Northern lost at Grand Valley State on Friday, 3-0.
  • Granquist Goes Out On Top For NCA Jets
    North Central High School quarterback Rob Granquist passed the 5,000 yard mark in career throwing yards for the Jets during Friday night's game against rival Stephenson. The Jets beat the Eagles, 52-12, to finish the season with a 3-5 record.