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MUNISING MUSTANGS GOING TO FORD FIELD!!

The Munising High School football team will play for its first state championship since 1980 next Friday after the Mustangs posted an emotional 10-7 semifinal win over Beal City Friday night at the Superior Dome. Meanwhile, Cedarville lost in the "Eight Man" state championship game to the Lawrence Tigers, 56-12, in downstate Greenville.

Click the above headline for details on both games. Pictured above: the Munising Mustangs huddle up after their upset win over Beal City on Friday. (Lily Zhao photo)
Wunder Paces Eskymos To Season-Opening Victory

Levi Wunder scored 16 seconds into the game and then added four assists as the Escanaba Eskymos overwhelmed the Alpena Wildcats, 7-1, in a season-opening contest Friday.

Chris LeMire scored twice and five other Eskymos scored goals in the contest.

Pictured above: Escanaba's Hunter LaMarch is on the ground and his teammates were concerned after a big collision with Alpena's Austin Girard Friday night. LaMarch turned out to be OK and returned to the game. Click the above headline for game details.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Saturday November 22, 2014
12:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos vs Alpena Wildcats. From the Wells Sports Complex. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs. From the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Sunday November 23, 2014
11:00 AM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings. From TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kickoff is 1:00 ET. Coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. ET on WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Monday November 24, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Ottawa Senators. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Tuesday November 25, 2014
6:45 PM - High School Hockey. Escanaba Eskymos at Kingsford Flivvers. From Mountain View Ice Arena in Iron Mountain. 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 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.

4:30 PM - High School Football. MHSAA Division Five State Championship Game. From Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com. (Broadcast ONLY if Menominee is involved)

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).


LATEST ARTICLES
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.
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.
Freshmen Lead NMU Wildcats Past Finlandia 77-45
Three Northern Michigan University men's basketball freshmen players scored in double figures Wednesday night to lead the Wildcats to a 77-45 win over Finlandia at the Berry Events Center. Several Delta County players were on the court for both teams during the non-conference game. Click the above headline for all of the details. (NMU photo)
Stephenson, Calumet Fall In Volleyball Quarterfinal
The Upper Peninsula high school volleyball season came to an end Tuesday night as the Calumet Copper Kings and the Stephenson Eagles both lost their quarterfinal matches. In Class C, Calumet lost to Roscommon, 3-0 (25-17, 25-10, 25-13). In Class D, Stephenson lost to Onaway, 3-0. (25-15, 25-15, 25-17). Click the above headline to see all of the playoff scores.
Michigan Tech Hockey Team Ranked #1 In Country
The Michigan Tech Huskies are off to a 10-0 start for the first time in school history. And now the rest of the country is taking notice. Tech is ranked #1 in the nation in the latest poll by US College Hockey On-Line, and in the USA Today/USA Hockey Poll. Click the above headline to read the story, courtesy of MTU Communications.

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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Tech Football To Host Playoff Game Saturday
    For the second time in school history, the Michigan Tech football team is headed to the NCAA Playoffs. The Huskies earned the No. 3 seed in Super Region 4, and will host Angelo State from San Angelo, Texas, this Saturday at noon. Tech finished its regular season at 9-1, compiling nine wins for just the fourth time in the 92-year history of the program. Angelo State (8-2) is a member of the Lone Star Conference and won two LSC playoff games to play their way into the NCAA Playoffs.
  • Lake State Basketball Signs Two New Recruits

    Carson Manger of New Bremen, Ohio, and Blake Marquardt of Oshkosh, Wis., have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball at Lake Superior State University, Lakers coach Steve Hettinga announced on Wednesday. Manger, a 6-3 wing, averaged 16.1 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game for New Bremen High School in 2013-14. Marquardt, who is also a 6-3 wing, averaged 11 points and 3.5 rebounds per game, and shot 48 percent from three-point range last season for Oshkosh North High School.

  • NMU Cross-Country, Track Signs Athletes

    Northern Michigan University women’s track and field and cross country head coach Jenny Ryan announced the addition of three student-athletes for the 2015 season.  The Wildcats brought in Hannah Lonergan (Novi, Mich.), Jenna Long (Green Bay, Wis.) and Sophie McDonald (Park City, Utah). "All three of these student athletes are quality people that will add greatly to our programs," Ryan said on Tuesday.