IT'S OFFICIAL!! Jason Whitens Signs With Broncos
North Central High School senior Jason Whitens signed a National Letter of Intent Friday to play basketball at Western Michigan University. Click the above headline to see photos, and listen to the press conference, plus interviews with Whitens and his father.
Escanaba Tennis Team Wins; Gladstone Braves Fall
The Escanaba High School tennis team posted a 6-2 win over the Menominee Maroons in a make-up match Friday evening in Menominee. Meanwhile, the Gladstone Braves lost to Westwood, 7-1. Click the above headline to read details, and see photos and videos.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Sunday April 30, 2017
1:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Monster Energy NASCAR Series 400-mile race. From Richmond International Raceway. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose), and on WUPG-FM (Maverick 96.7).
Monday May 1, 2017
4:15 PM - High School Baseball. Gladstone Braves vs Negaunee Miners. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. THIS IS A DOUBLEHEADER. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.
4:45 PM - High School Baseball. Escanaba Eskymos at Gladstone Braves. From Don Olsen Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 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 The Moose).
NEWS TALK 600 SPRING BROADCAST SCHEDULE
Follow the Escanaba Eskymos and Gladstone Braves baseball teams all season long on NewsTalk 600, along with select high school softball games. Click the above headline to see the schedule.
Escanaba Football Clinic Planned For Friday Night
The 54th annual Escanaba football clinic is set for Friday night at the Terrace Bay Inn, featuring high school and college coaches who will discuss a number of different topics. Click the above headline to read more, along with registration details.
Popelka One-Hitter Leads Eskymos Past Kingsford
Justin Popelka tossed a one-hit shutout Tuesday to lead the Escanaba Eskymos to a 3-0 win over the Kingsford Flivvers at Al Ness Field. Escanaba scored all three runs in the second inning. Click the above headline for details, and to see photos and videos.
Lundin Resigns As Gladstone Girls Basketball Coach
Gladstone High School girls basketball coach Eric Lundin resigned on Monday after one year as the varsity head coach. Lundin said that he was resigning to spend more time with his family, and will be coaching fifth grade basketball. Click the above headline for more.
Gladstone Slips Past North Central In Doubleheader
Runs were at a premium on Monday as the Gladstone Braves and North Central Jets met for the first time ever in baseball. The Braves won both games, 1-0 and 2-1. Click the above headline to read game details, and to see photos and video highlights.
Bark River-Harris Rallies To Beat Kingsford, 7-6
The Bark River-Harris Broncos rallied from a 5-0 deficit in the final three innings to beat the Kingsford Flivvers, 7-6, Friday in Bark River. Kingsford's Hunter Lindeman threw a no-hitter for four innings before the Broncos rallied for three in the fifth, three in the sixth, and one in the seventh. The winning run scored on a base hit by Jace Briggs in the bottom of the seventh inning.
NMU Women's Lacrosse Team Falls In Superior Dome
The Northern Michigan University lacrosse team dropped a 19-7 decision to Walsh Friday night at the Superior Dome. Graison Ringlever, Blair Osgood and Shelby Klotz had multi-point outings, but the Cavaliers outscored the Wildcats, 8-2, in the final 20 minutes of the first half to build what proved to be an insurmountable lead.
Five NMU Golfers Given All-Conference Honors
Five Northern Michigan golfers earned all-GLIAC accolades, the league office announced Thursday. Karissa Guthrie, Haley Hewer, Martin Eliasson, Austin Elsner and Avery Rochester were all named to the honorable mention team for their performance over the course of the 2016-17 campaign. "To have five Wildcats named all-GLIAC is an incredible accomplishment for our program," said interim head coach Bob Bastian. "They have worked so hard for this and represent Northern Michigan and the GLIAC with integrity."
Eichhorn, Berry Take Top Spots At Norway Invite
Carney-Nadeau's Hunter Eichhorn was the medalist at the Norway Invitational on Tuesday, shooting a 72. Manistique's Louis Berry was second with a 77. Calumet won the team title with 344 strokes. Negaunee was second (346), and Carney-Nadeau (352) took third overall.