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Local High School Softball Teams Highly-Ranked
The Gladstone Braves, Escanaba Eskymos, and Rapid River Rockets are all ranked in the Top Ten the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association's pre-season poll. The defending state champion Braves are ranked No. 1 in Division Three. The Eskymos are ranked fourth in Division Two, and the Rockets are fifth in Division Four.
The high school softball season begins this weekend with a tournament at the Superior Dome. Click the above headline to see the polls. Pictured: the Braves are ranked #1.
St. Ignace Moves To Class C For 2015-'16 Seasons
The Michigan High School Athletic Association on Monday announced Classification changes for the 2015-16 school year, based on school enrollment figures. St. Ignace will move from Class D to Class C, while Sault Ste. Marie drops from Class A to Class B.
Click the above headline to read the details. Pictured above: St. Ignace girls basketball Coach Dorene Ingalls will be back in Class C next year, after winning the Class D State Championship this season. The Saints were in Class C during 2013-14.
SPORTS BROADCASTS ON RRN STATIONS
Tuesday March 31, 2015
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 Ottawa Senators. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Thursday April 2, 2015
7:10 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Saturday April 4, 2015
6:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings at Minnesota Wild. From the XCel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
Sunday April 5, 2015
4:40 PM - NHL Hockey. Detroit Red Wings vs Washington Capitals. From Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. On WGLQ-FM (97.1).
PERFECTION! Jets Bounce Morenci For State Title
The North Central High School boys basketball team ended its season Saturday the same way the campaign began more than four months ago: with a dominating victory. The Jets beat the Morenci Bulldogs, 67-47, to win a Class D state championship at Michigan State University. Click the above headline for the details.
Tech Dream Hockey Season Ends In Overtime Loss
The Michigan Tech University hockey team had its dream season come to an end Friday in the first round of the NCAA West Regional. The fifth-ranked Huskies were stunned by St. Cloud State, 3-2, in overtime, in Fargo, N.D. Click the above headline to read details.
NCA Jets Soar Into State Championship Game 71-46
The North Central High School boys basketball team jumped out to a 29-4 lead and cruised to a 71-46 win over the Fulton Pirates Thursday in the Class D state semifinal game at Michigan State University. Click the above headline to read all of the details.
Wunder Named To Dream Team; Not Mr. Hockey
Escanaba High School senior Levi Wunder earned another award on Sunday as he was named to the Michigan High School Hockey Dream Team at a banquet in Farmington Hills. But Wunder was passed over for the Mr. Hockey award, as that honor was given to Austin Alger of Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook. Click the above headline for details.
Iron River Hawks Win Midget B Hockey State Title
The Iron River Ice Hawks Midget B hockey team won the state championship on Sunday in downstate Fraser. The Ice Hawks, with five Delta County boys on the roster, beat the Marquette Togos, 3-0, in the state championship game. Click the above headline for details.
NMU Golf Finishes 8th At Tournament
The Northern Michigan University golf team completed action at the AMFAM Spring Invitational Monday finishing eighth in the 15 team field. NMU shot a combined 311 during the second day of competition for a two-day score of 614. GLIAC opponent Grand Valley State won the tournament with a team score of 596. NMU sophomore Emil Lundgren and freshman Austin Elsner finished tied for 10th place with scores of 150 for the tournament.
Escanaba Graduate Heller Honored
The National Wrestling Coaches Association has announced team and individual honorees at its annual banquet. Alma College freshman and Escanaba High School graduate Travis Heller earned Scholar All-American honors. Heller posted a 19-8 record for Alma this year, including 17-4 against wrestlers from within his division. In the classroom, Heller earned a 3.65 Grade Point Average in Pre-Engineering. Alma's team had the fourth-highest GPA in the nation.
Gladstone Baseball Plans Breakfast Fundraiser
Join the 2015 Gladstone Braves varsity baseball team on Sunday, April 12th for the "Meet the Team and Coaches” breakfast fundraiser at the Gladstone Middle School Cafeteria from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The breakfast will serve scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, fried potatoes, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee. There will be raffles and door prizes every hour. Tickets are $7. Go to www.ghsbb.weebly.com, or call 280-1169 or 399-5374.