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Monday October 20, 2014

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Gladstone Volleyball Has Ups, Downs In Houghton

The Gladstone High School girls volleyball team won two of three matches during pool play at the Houghton Invitational on Saturday, before losing to Hancock in bracket play to finish the day with a 2-2 record. Click the above headline to see the tournament details.
Marquette, Ishpeming, Chassell Sweep U.P. Titles

The Marquette High School cross-country teams won both the boys and girls D-1 Upper Peninsula championships on Saturday, but it wasn't easy. The boys topped Escanaba by ten points while the girls had to hang on to edge Sault Ste. Marie by six points.

Kingsford's Nate Carey won the boys race, with Escanaba's Joey Wolfe and Eric Cousineau in the top five. And Gladstone's Leigha Woelffer won the girls championship. Ishpeming won both the boys and girls D-2 U.P. titles, and Chassell won both championships in D-3.

Click the above headline for all of the results, courtesy of the MHSAA. Pictured above: the start of Saturday's Division 3 boys race in Marquette. (Lisa Anderson photo)
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Monday October 20, 2014
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (600).

Tuesday October 21, 2014
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 at Montreal Canadiens. From the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Thursday October 23, 2014
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Pittsburgh Penguins. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Friday October 24, 2014
6:30 PM - High School Football. Manistique Emeralds vs Rudyard Bulldogs. From the Manistique High School football field. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at www.wtiqradio.com.

6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves vs Calumet Copper Kings. From the Marble Athletic Field in Gladstone. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at www.rrnsports.com.

Saturday October 25, 2014
1:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Camping World Truck Series 200-mile race from Martinsville Speedway in Virginia. On WCHT-AM (600).

6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers. From the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

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).


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U.P. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES/SCHEDULES
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.
Northern Hockey Opens With Sweep Over Badgers
The Northern Michigan University hockey team opened its new season this weekend with a pair of wins over the Wisconsin Badgers this weekend at the Resch Center in Green Bay. The Wildcats won, 2-0, on Friday, and 4-1 on Saturday. Click the above headline to read all of the details.
Wildcats Slip Past Wayne State On Last-Second FG
The Northern Michigan University football team outslugged the Wayne State University Warriors, 33-30, Saturday at the Superior Dome. Freshman Ryan LaBerge kicked his fourth field goal of the game with 22 seconds left to give the Wildcats the win. Escanaba's Austin Young had a 66-yard-long punt return for a touchdown in the second half. Click the above headline to read the details, courtesy of NMU Sports Information.
Kingsford Tops Braves To Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
The Kingsford Flivvers scored three straight touchdowns in the second half to beat the Gladstone Braves, 41-20, Friday night at Flivver Field. The Flivvers (4-4) kept their playoff hopes alive, while Gladstone was eliminated with its fifth straight loss. Click the above headline to read details, and to see photos taken by Ron Jurek.
Popelka, Willette Lead JV Eskymos Past Sault 41-12
The Escanaba High School junior varsity football team was sluggish at times, but rolled to a 41-12 win over Sault Ste. Marie Thursday night in Escanaba. Click the above headline to see photos and videos from the game.

THE RRNSPORTS.COM MEDIA VAULT
Kingsford Tops Braves To Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
Friday October 17, 2014


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Popelka, Willette Lead JV Eskymos Past Sault 41-12
Thursday October 16, 2014



Escanaba Freshmen Fall Short vs Norway JV's, 14-8
Thursday October 16, 2014



Manistique's Ketcik Gets State HS Basketball Honor
Tuesday October 14, 2014


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U.P. SPORTS BRIEFS
  • Michigan Tech Foootball Downs Grand Valley
    Michigan Tech opened the game against Grand Valley State with 35 unanswered points and went on to a 35-14 victory over the Lakers to improve to 6-0 on the season. Charlie Leffingwell rushed for 202 yards on 23 carries and scored two touchdowns, and Tyler Scarlett completed 15-of-22 passes for 174 yards. CLICK HERE  for all of the details.
  • BR-H Broncos Make Football Playoffs
    The Bark River-Harris High School football team clinched a state football playoff berth Friday night with a 44-22 win over the North Central Jets. The win gave the Broncos a 6-2 record, enough for an automatic spot in the 256-team state playoffs. BR-H's six wins are more than the last four seasons combined, when the program went 4-42. Alex Mathias scored three touchdowns and Jake Greenfield had two long scores. The Broncos visit undefeated West Iron County in next Friday's regular season finale.
  • NMU Soccer Team Explodes For 7-0 Win
    The Northern Michigan University women's soccer team exploded for seven goals on Friday to pound the Tiffin (Ohio) Dragons, 7-0, in Marquette. Six different Northern players scored, with Paula Hafner finding the back of the net twice. Northern has now won three games in a row, by a combined score of 15-0. NMU hosts Findlay (Ohio) on Sunday.
  • LSSU Hockey Team Falls at Notre Dame

    Lake Superior State's hockey team lost to Notre Dame Friday night, 5-3, in Indiana. Freshman goaltender Gordon Defiel started for the Lakers and was once again strong in net against a bombardment of shots. Defiel made 36 saves on 40 shots, with Notre Dame getting an empty-netter to seal the win late in the game. The two teams will play again on Saturday.