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Braves Get First Football Win With Big Second Half

The Gladstone Braves scored four unanswered touchdowns and beat the Gwinn Model Towners, 34-8, in the football season opener Thursday at the Marble Athletic Field.

Tyler Wells scored two touchdowns on the ground and threw for three more scores as the Braves broke a 16-game losing streak going back to the 2012 season.

Click the above headline to read the details, see photos taken by Ron Jurek, videos taken by Nate Bellville, and listen to radio replays and interviews. Pictured above: Gladstone's Matt Chenier (3) breaks up a pass intended for Gwinn's Mike Rector (23).
Esky Tennis Tops Wykons; Braves Fall To Miners

The Escanaba High School girls tennis team beat the West Iron County Wykons, 5-3, Wednesday, in a match-up of two of the Upper Peninsula's top teams. Across the bay, the Gladstone Braves fell to the Negaunee Miners, 7-1. Click the above headline to see results.
Friday August 29, 2014
6:30 PM - High School Football. Negaunee Miners vs Manistique Emeralds. From the Manistique High School. On WTIQ-AM (1490) and on-line at

Saturday August 30, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Nationwide Series 300-mile race from Atlanta Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Sunday August 31, 2014
12:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Truck Series 250-mile race from the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. On WCHT-AM (600).

6:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup 500-mile race from Atlanta Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Monday September 1, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday September 2, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live" from the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

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.
Eskymos Dominate Munising Cross-Country Meet
The Escanaba Eskymos literally ran away with the championships of the Munising Invitational Tuesday afternoon at Valley Spur. The Eskymos used their depth to win the 13-team boys meet with 39 points, and the girls meet with 46 points. Click the above headline for details.
Braves Get First Tennis Win; Eskymos Tie Flivvers
The Gladstone High School tennis team picked up its first win of the season on Tuesday, beating Menominee, 5-3, in Menominee. The Braves won all four of the singles flights. Meanwhile, Escanaba and Kingsford played to a 4-4 tie in Escanaba. Click the above headline for details.
Escanaba Overwhelms Gladstone In Girls HS Tennis
The Escanaba Eskymos turned in their most dominating performance of the young tennis season on Monday, beating the Gladstone Braves, 7-1, in Gladstone. Escanaba won six flights in straight sets, and Escanaba took a marathon victory at #1 doubles. Click the above headline for details.
Eskymos, Braves Fall In Volleyball Openers At Sault
The high school volleyball season began on Saturday as the Escanaba Eskymos and Gladstone Braves competed at the Sault Ste. Marie Invitational. Both Delta County teams came home without a win. Click the above headline for more details.

Braves Get First Football Win With Big Second Half
Thursday August 28, 2014

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Escanaba Overwhelms Gladstone In Girls HS Tennis
Monday August 25, 2014

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Eskymos, Miners Battle In H.S. Football Scrimmage
Friday August 22, 2014

Braves Compete Well; Lose Opener To Marquette
Thursday August 21, 2014

  • Thursday's Tennis, Volleyball, X-Country Scores
    The Escanaba Eskymos won the boys Maquette Challenge Cross Country meet Thursday with 55 points. Negaunee was second with 79. Escanaba's Joey Wolfe won the race in 17 minutes, 16 seconds...In girls tennis, Escanaba won at Menominee, 7-1; Westwood beat Kingsford, 6-2, and Iron Mountain blanked Ishpeming, 8-0...In girls volleyball, Ishpeming beat Manistique, 3-1, and Marquette topped Sault Ste. Marie, also, 3-1.
  • Escanaba Football Team Rallies Past Alpena
    The Escanaba High School football team scored 24 points in the final seven minutes of the game to beat the Alpena Wildcats, 24-18, Thursday night in Alpena. The Wildcats led, 11-0, but Escanaba's Sean Bissell put his team on the board with a seven-yard run. QB Logan Lamb had a big quarter, and Alec Slaga's "pick-six" gave Escanaba a 24-11 lead in the final minute. Escanaba hosts Traverse City Central next Friday night.
  • Rapid River Football Team Blanks Ewen, 26-9
    The Rapid River High School football team scored three touchdowns in the first half and cruised to a 26-0 win over Ewen-Trout Creek Thursday night in Rapid River. Mason Berglund passed to Mike Casey for one touchdown, and Lucas Bero plunged in from short range to expand the Rocket lead just before halftime. The Rockets are at Posen next week.
  • Gladstone Baseball To Have 'Grand Slam' Run
    The Gladstone High School Baseball team is organizing its annual "Grand Slam" Fall Classic to raise money for the program. It is a 5K Walk Run, and also a 10 Mile Road and Trail run. It will be held on the morning of September 27th in cooperation with the U.P. Road Runners Club. The cost right now is $20 for the 5K and $35 for the 10-Mile. Register on-line at or go to .