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Monday October 5, 2015

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Northern Hangs On To Beat Saginaw Valley, 36-34

The Northern Michigan University football team stopped a two-point conversion attempt in the final seconds and beat Saginaw Valley State, 36-34, Saturday at the Superior Dome. Escanaba native Austin Young had three catches, including a 49-yard touchdown reception. He also had three returns on special teams and recovered a fumble. Click the above headline to read more details courtesy of NMU Sports Information.
Braves Battle; Fall To Sault On Homecoming, 37-27

Ryan Jones scored three touchdowns to lead the Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils to a 37-27 win over the Gladstone Braves Friday night on Braves Homecoming. Ben Schwalbach threw two touchdown passes to Jake Greenfield in a losing effort for Gladstone.

Click the above headline to see photos and videos taken by Nate Bellville, and to hear radio interviews and replays. Pictured above: Gladstone's Owen Carlson (11) gets a big gain on a rush as Sault's Ryan Jones (right) tries to make the tackle.
Monday October 5, 2015
6:30 PM - NFL Football. Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks. From Century Link Field in Seattle, Washington. Kick-off is 8:30 ET, Coverage begins at 6:30 ET on WTIQ-AM (1490).

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

Tuesday October 6, 2015
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "NASCAR Live". From the Motor Racing Network. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Thursday October 8, 2015
6:00 PM - High School Football. Escanaba Junior Varsity Eskymos at Gladstone Junior Varsity Braves. From the Marble Athletic Field in Gladstone. On WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at

Friday October 9, 2015
6:30 PM - High School Football. Newberry Indians at Manistique Emeralds. From the Manistique High School. On WTIQ-AM (1490), and on-line at

6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves at Escanaba Eskymos. From the Escanaba Athletic Field. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (600), and on-line at

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

7:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series "Drive For The Cure 300". From the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

Saturday October 10, 2015
6:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Sprint Cup "500" Race. From the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. On WCMM-FM (102.5).

6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Carolina Hurricanes. From the PNC Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

Sunday October 11, 2015
11:00 AM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers vs St. Louis Rams. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Kick-off is 1:00 E.T. Coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).

2:00 PM - NFL Football. Detroit Lions vs Arizona Cardinals. From Ford Field on Detroit, Michigan. Kick-off is 4:05 p.m. Coverage begins at 2:00 on WTIQ-AM (1490).

The 2015 Upper Peninsula High School football season is entering its sixth week. Click the above headline to see all of the scores, and for the season's remaining schedules.
Negaunee Slips Past Escanaba For Div. 1 U.P. Title
The Negaunee High School girls tennis team won the final doubles match of the day and edged the Escanaba Eskymos, 18-17, to win the Upper Peninsula Division One championship on Thursday. Negaunee and Escanaba met in the championship of nearly all of the eight flights. Click the above headline to see all of the results.
Munising Edges Iron Mountain For D-2 Tennis Title
The Munising Mustangs won the Upper Peninsula Division Two girls tennis championship on Wednesday in Iron Mountain. The Mustangs edged the Mountaineers, 16-15, to take the championship. Six-time defending U.P. champion Westwood finished third. Click the above headline to see results.
Huskies Earn Rare Volleyball Sweep Over Wildcats
The Michigan Tech University women's volleyball team swept rival Northern Michigan, 3-0, Tuesday night in Marquette. The Huskies beat the Wildcats, 25-18, 25-17, and 25-23. Click the above headline to see stories from both MTU and NMU Communications.
Negaunee, Marquette X-C Runners Win In Munising
The Munising Mustangs hosted their annual cross-country meet on Tuesday at the Pictured Rocks Golf Course. Negaunee's boys and Marquette's girls won the team trophies. Escanaba's boys were third, Gladstone's girls were fourth. Click the above headline for details.

Braves Battle; Fall To Sault On Homecoming, 37-27
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  • Michigan Tech Soccer Shuts Down Malone

    Lexi Herrewig and Jacqueline Mielke both scored to carry the Michigan Tech women's soccer team to a 2-0 win against Malone University in a GLIAC conference showdown Sunday at Sherman Field. Tech controlled the first half and outshot the Pioneers 15-1 before Herrewig put the Huskies on the board in the 43rd minute.Mielke doubled the Michigan Tech advantage in the 77th minute when she took a cross from Herrewig and snuck a shot inside the far post.

  • Lake Superior State Hockey Loses Exhibtion
    Lake Superior State's hockey team dropped its final exhibition match up of the season's opening weekend on Sunday evening. The Lakers fell 2-1 to the U.S. National Team Development Program U-18 in a game that needed overtime to decide the winner. Sophomore Scott Patterson scored the only LSSU goal.
  • Northern Soccer Team Gets 2nd Win Of Season

    The Northern Michigan women's soccer team blanked Lake Erie, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at the NMU Soccer Field. The Wildcats and Storm continued their defensive struggle through the early stages of the second half. Then in the 79th minute,Carmen Villarruel connected with Wynona Maravilla for the lone goal of the contest to secure the win for the Wildcats.

    The Wildcats held the edge in both corner kicks, 5-0, and in shots, 16-9.

  • Northern Olympic Wrestlers Win Medals
    A team of Greco-Roman wrestlers from the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site claimed seven medals at the Eduardo Campbell Cup on Saturday. Winning a gold medal for the USA was sophomore Austin Morrow at 66 kg/145.5 lbs. Morrow won five matches, with two pins, two technical falls and a forfeit. Silver medals went to junior Chris Gonzalez at 75 kg/165 lbs., freshman Brandon Marshall at 85 kg/187 lbs. and West Cathcart at 98 kg/215 lbs.