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Wednesday November 26, 2014

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Valentine Backstops Eskymos To 4-2 Road Victory

Levi Wunder scored with 1:55 left in the game, breaking a 2-2 tie and lifting the Escanaba Eskymos to a 4-2 win over the Kingsford Flivvers Tuesday night in Iron Mountain.

Marcus Andrews scored twice for the Flivvers in a losing effort. Click the above headline to read details, see photos taken by Mary Gauthier, videos by Mike Dagenais, and listen to audio replays and interviews. Pictured above: Jack Valentine (1) had 25 saves.
Northern Michigan Slips Past Minnesota-Duluth

Three players scored in double figures to help the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team post a 56-53 win over Minnesota-Duluth Tuesday night at the Berry Events Center. Click the above headline to read the details, courtesy of NMU Athletics.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Wednesday November 26, 2014
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Philadelphia Flyers. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Friday November 28, 2014
6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at New Jersey Devils. From the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Saturday November 29, 2014
12:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils. From the Wells Sports Complex. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Sunday November 30, 2014
1:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

2:00 PM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers vs New England Patriots. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Kick-off is 4:25 ET, coverage begins at 2:00 ET, on WGLQ-FM (97.1)

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

Tuesday December 2, 2014
6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos at Marquette Redmen. From Lakeview Arena in Marquette. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

7:00 PM - High School girls basketball. Manistique Emeralds at Munising Mustangs. From the Munising High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

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

7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Florida Panthers. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Thursday December 4, 2014
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Dallas Stars. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Friday December 5, 2014
7:00 PM - High School Girls Basketball. Manistique Emeralds vs Negaunee Miners. From the Manistique High School Gym. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

Saturday December 6, 2014
6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Sunday December 7, 2014
4:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Carolina Hurricanes. From PNC Arena in Raliegh, N.C. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Monday December 8, 2014
6:00 PM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers vs Atlanta Falcons. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Kick-off is 8:30 ET. Coverage begins at 6:00 E.T. on WGLQ-FM (97.1)

6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Negaunee Miners. From the Wells Sports Complex in Escanaba. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.


LATEST ARTICLES
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY SCORES/SCHEDULES
The high school hockey season is getting underway for the Upper Peninsula's ten varsity teams this week. Click the above headline to see the composite schedule and scores for the U.P. teams.
U.P. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCHEDULES/SCORES
Three Upper Peninsula high school football teams will play in the state semifinals, and a fourth will play in the Eight-Man state title game next weekend. Click the headline to see the schedules and the scores from the entire season.
Braves End Football Season With Awards Banquet
The Gladstone High School football season began with a 3-0 start before six straight losses ended the team's playoff hopes. But there were a lot of positive moments, and those moments were celebrated during the team's awards banquet Sunday night. (Lori Jurek photo)
SEVEN-UP! Eskymos All Chip In For Series Sweep
Seven different boys scored goals on Saturday as the Escanaba High School hockey team completed a weekend sweep of the Alpena Wildcats, 7-0, at the Wells Sports Complex. Levi Wunder had a goal and three assists and Nick Aird added three assists in the win. Click the above headline to read game details, see photos and videos taken by Mary Gauthier, and listen to radio replays and interviews from the contest.
Missed Field Goal Ends Huskies' Playoff Run, 42-41
The Michigan Tech University football team lived on the edge several times this season, winning two of their nine games on last-second field goals. But on Saturday in the NCAA Playoffs, a missed field goal as time ran out gave Angelo State (Texas) a 42-41 win at Sherman Field. Click the above headline for the story, courtesy of MTU Communications.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Valentine Backstops Eskymos To 4-2 Road Victory
Tuesday November 25, 2014




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SEVEN-UP! Eskymos All Chip In For Series Sweep
Saturday November 22, 2014




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Wunder Paces Eskymos To Season-Opening Victory
Friday November 21, 2014




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Escanaba's Young Helps NMU Win Season Finale
Saturday November 15, 2014

U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Michigan Tech Hockey Drops To No. 5 In Poll

    The Michigan Tech University hockey team was the top-ranked team in the nation for just one week. After losing two close games to Minnesota State-Mankato last weekend, the Huskies fell to #5 in this week's USA Today poll, and #6 in the U.S. College Hockey On-Line poll. Michigan Tech (10-2) travels to Alabama-Huntsville this weekend.

  • Escanaba Gymnastics Doing Fundraiser Saturday
    The Escanaba High School gymnastics team will do a Can Drive fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 29. The girls will be going door-to-door to collect cans and bottles between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. You can also drop off returnables at the high school's west parking lot entrance on Saturday. The money raised will help the girls cover the costs in their upcoming season. EHS gymnastics is a self-funded sport, getting no financial support from the district's athletic budget.
  • Michigan Tech Hockey Drops Second Straight
    The No. 1 ranked Michigan Tech University Huskies hockey team held a 1-0 lead for the second night in a row on No. 9 Minnesota State, but for the second night in a row the Mavericks came back and defeated Michigan Tech. Saturday's final score was 3-2 as the Huskies fall to 10-2-0 on the season. Alex Petan scored Tech's only goal.
  • NMU Hockey Wildcats Get Shut Out In Alaska

    The Northern Michigan University hockey Wildcats fell to the University of Alaska-Anchorage, 4-0, in the second game of their two-game series.  The 'Cats are now 7-2-1 overall and 4-2 in the WCHA.  The Seawolves improve to 5-7-2, 2-6 in the WCHA. The Wildcats fell victim to three first period Seawolve even-strength goals.