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Friday September 22, 2017

Volleyball Roundup: Eskymos Pick Up Road Victory

The Escanaba Eskymos scored the first nine points of their match in Marquette Thursday night, and went on to post a 3-1 win over the Redettes. Marquette hosts its annual invitational on Saturday. Click the above headline to see all of the U.P. scores.
Mason Named New Eskymo Varsity Baseball Coach

Scott Hanson has been hired as Escanaba's new varsity baseball coach. He replaces Kirk Schwalbach, who resigned earlier this summer. Click the above headline to read more. (Pictured: Mason, second from left, along with Schwalbach and the 2017 EHS seniors)
Friday September 22, 2017
6:30 PM - High School football. Manistique Emeralds vs Munising Mustangs. From the Manistique High School Field. Emeralds Homecoming Game. On WTIQ-AM (Maverick 1490), and on-line at

6:30 PM - High School football. Rapid River Rockets vs Carney-Nadeau Wolves. From the North Central High School field in Powers. Wolves Homecoming Game. On WUPF-FM (Eagle 107.3), and on-line at

6:45 PM - High School Football. Gladstone Braves vs Ishpeming Hematites. From the Ishpeming Playgrounds. On WGKL-FM (105.5), WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at,

Saturday September 23, 2017
12:30 PM - High School football. Stephenson Eagles vs Superior Central Cougars. From the Superior Central High School field in Eben. On WUPF-FM (Eagle 107.3), and on-line at

1:00 PM - College Football. Northern Michigan University Wildcats vs Davenport University Panthers. Wildcat Homecoming Game. From the Superior Dome in Marquette. On WUPT-FM (100.3 The Point), WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600), and on-line at

7:30 PM - NASCAR Racing. XFinity Series 300-mile race. From the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose), and WUPG-FM (Maverick 96.7).

Sunday September 24, 2017
11:00 AM - NFL Football. Detroit Lions vs Atlanta Falcons. From Ford Field in Detroit. Kick-off is 1:00 ET. Coverage begins at 11 a.m. On WTIQ-AM (Maverick 1490).

1:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. Monster Energy NASCAR Series 300-mile race. From the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. On WCMM-FM (102.5 The Moose), and WUPG-FM (Maverick 96.7).

2:00 PM - NFL Football. Green Bay Packers vs Cincinnati Bengals. From Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Kick-off is 4:25 ET. Coverage begins at 2:00 ET. On WGLQ-FM (Magic 97.1).

Monday September 25, 2017
6:00 PM - Wildcat Sports Round Table. Hosted by Ryan Beckman and featuring Northern Michigan University coaches and players. From Vangos Restaurant in Marquette. On WUPT-FM (100.3 The point), and on-line at

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

Tuesday September 26, 2017
7:00 PM - NASCAR Racing. "Fast Talk" from the Performance Racing Network. On WCHT-AM (NewsTalk 600).

The start of the 2017 Upper Peninsula high school football season is in full swing. Click the above headline to see the week-by-week scores and schedules.
Girls Dodge Raindrops In Tennis Conference Meets
The Great Northern and Mid Peninsula Conferences held their girls tennis championships on Wednesday as scattered thunderstorms rolled through the Upper Peninsula. In Escanaba, Marquette won the GNC title, with West Iron County second and Menominee third. In Iron Mountain, not all of the matches were finished, but Negaunee clinched the Mid Pen title, with Westwood due to finish second and Gladstone to take third. The meet will be finished on Thursday. (Pictured: Marquette's Hannah Swajanen)
Northern Michigan Rallies Past Michigan Tech, 3-1
The Northern Michigan University volleyball team beat the Michigan Tech Huskies, 3-1, in a GLIAC match Tuesday night in Houghton. The scores were 26-24, 25-21, 27-29, and 25-14. Click the above headline for details from NMU Sports Information. (NMU Photo)
Escanaba Slips Past Gladstone In Volleyball Rivalry
The Escanaba High School volleyball team won a hard-fought battle from the Gladstone Braves Tuesday night, 3-1, in Gladstone. The scores were 25-21, 25-27, 25-18, and 25-23. The Eskymos visit Marquette on Thursday while the Braves are idle. Also on Tuesday, Mid Peninsula beat North Central, 3-0, and Munising topped Rapid River, 3-0.
Eskymo Tennis Falls In Menominee; GNC's Up Next
The Escanaba High School tennis team lost to the Menpminee Maroons, 5-3, Tuesday afternoon in Menominee. The Eskymos got wins from Taylor Gauthier, Megan Marenger, and Jasmine Clark in singles action, but the Maroons won all four doubles flights, including #1 doubles by forfeit. Click the above headline to see all of the scores.

Eskymo Tennis Falls In Menominee; GNC's Up Next
Tuesday September 19, 2017

MID PEN WARFARE: Gladstone Passes Test, 20-12
Friday September 15, 2017

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Escanaba Tennis Team Rolls Past Kingsford Flivvers
Thursday September 14, 2017

Gladstone Doubles Teams Fuel Win Over Munising
Wednesday September 13, 2017

  • Escanaba Coaches Offering YouthBasketball Camp
    A five-week basketball camp will be held starting this Saturday for kindergarten through 5th grade for boys and girls at the Escanaba Upper Elementary School.  The emphasis of this program will be for the young boys and girls to have fun and learn the fundamentals of basketball. The camp will be held on September 23, 30, and on October 7, 21, 28. Students can register on the first day of the program. The cost is $25, and includes a T-Shirt and five hours of instruction. Call Coach Tracy Hudson at 553-1638 or Scott Mason at 399-9056 with any questions.
  • NMU Golfers Finish 4th; Eliasson Runner-Up

    Northern Michigan University golfer Martin Eliasson led the Wildcats with a second-place finish at the GLIAC Fall Invitational on Sunday. Eliasson finished with a score of 139 (68-71) over the two days, five under par. This was his second weekend with an opening round of 68. Overall, Northern ranked in fourth place with a final score of 586. Wayne State earned the top spot with a score of 569. 

  • NMU Women's Golfer Wins Championship At Ferris

    NMU Women's golfer Karissa Guthrie earned the top spot at this weekend's Bulldog Invitational in Big Rapids, the first women's golf team event of the season. Guthrie won with a 146 (74-72). Northern finished second overall, ending with an overall score of 623 (316-307) over the two days. Senior Avery Rochester of Marquette joined Guthrie in the top 20, tying for 20th with a score of 158 (81-77).