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Sports lookSubject to changeTodayPrep volleyballBaraga, West Iron County at L'Anse, 5 p.m.Menominee at Westwood, 7:15 p.m.Engadine at Newberry, 7:15 p.m.Ishpeming at Iron Mountain, 7:15 p.m. EDTManistique at Norway, 7:15 p.m. EDTFriday, Oct. 23Prep footballNegaunee at Westwood, 7 p.m.Menominee ...

Youth tennis event set

SANDS - A youth tennis night for ages 7-11 is scheduled for 6-7 p.m. Monday at the Sands Township Gym.No experience is necessary and equipment is provided.The cost is $7 per participant.To reserve a spot, call Josh Kitto at 250-0669 or by email at crossbone1976@gmail.com by Monday morning.

MSHS spikers fall in semis

HOUGHTON - The Marquette Senior High School girls volleyball team participated in the Houghton Invitational Saturday, going 6-2 in pool play before falling in the semifinals to Calumet.During pool play, Marquette defeated Ishpeming (25-12, 25-18), West Iron County (25-18, 26-24) and Baraga ...

Shocker

ANN ARBOR - After the snap was flubbed on a punt attempt and the ball went flying as the final seconds ticked down, Jalen Watts-Jackson found himself in perfect position to make an unforgettable play.Watts-Jackson grabbed it and raced 38 yards into the end zone for a touchdown on the final play ...

Stunner: Wildcats lose on late Warriors TD

DETROIT - The message expressed to the Northern Michigan University football team at the start of the season was "finish."For the most part this year, the Wildcats have done that, but that wasn't the case Saturday against Wayne State.Down by 11, the Warriors rallied for 14 points and scored the ...

Northern spikers pad win streak; swimmers set records

AURORA, Ill. - The Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team extended its winning streak to five Saturday afternoon with two victories at the Midwest Region Crossover in Aurora, Ill.The Wildcats defeated St. Joseph's (Ind.) in four sets (25-14, 25-19, 20-25, 25-18) earlier in the day ...

Baylor tramples W. Virginia

WACO, Texas (AP) - Corey Coleman had three more touchdown catches and No. 2-ranked Baylor ran its FBS-best home winning streak to 19 games with a 62-38 win over West Virginia Saturday.Coleman matched and then broke the single-season school record for TD catches, his nation-leading 16 coming ...

Wings bow to Habs, 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) - Jeff Petry scored the go-ahead goal 6:32 into the third period and the Montreal Canadiens moved to 6-0-0 for the first time in franchise history with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.Brendan Gallagher scored in the second, Tomas Plekanec made it 3-1 and ...

Badgers stifle Purdue

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Edwards heeded his defensive coordinator's request for more production.More games like the one Edwards had on Saturday against Purdue and Wisconsin will have another reliable playmaker on an already-dangerous defense.Edwards had a career-high 16 tackles ...

Baseball TV ratings up

NEW YORK (AP) - The baseball playoffs' television viewership is up 22 percent from last year so far in the U.S.Major League Baseball said the average audience of more than 4.2 million is the highest since 2010.With the large markets of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, the two NL Division ...

N.Y. seeing schedule rarity

NEW YORK (AP) - For New Yorkers who happen to be fans of the Jets, Mets and Rangers, a wild and rare day awaits today.All three teams will be playing at home on the same day for just the second time, according to STATS.The Rangers will entertain New Jersey, the Jets are home for the Washington ...

Allen, McCarron share lead

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Defending champion Michael Allen shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Scott McCarron in the Champions Tour's San Antonio Championship.McCarron also had a 69 to reach 6-under 138 on TPC San Antonio's AT&T Canyons Course.Fred Couples was a stroke ...

Kyle Busch wins Xfinity race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Kyle Busch raced to his fifth Xfinity Series victory of the year and record-extending 75th overall, outdueling Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth on Saturday at Kansas Speedway.Busch became the winningest NASCAR driver in Kansas Speedway history with four. He also ...

Wildcats maul Lakers

MARQUETTE - After settling for two ties last weekend against Wisconsin, the Northern Michigan University hockey team was looking to finish the job this weekend against Lake Superior State.The Wildcats accomplished that objective Friday, defeating the rival Lakers 6-3 in the Wildcats' home ...

Wildcats open Crossover volleyball with sweep

AURORA, Ill. - Posting its seventh sweep of the season, the Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team opened the Mizuno Midwest Region Crossover Tournament with a 3-0 win over Missouri-St. Louis Friday afternoon in Aurora, Ill.After winning a tight first set, 25-22, the Wildcats ...

Diamond Jubilee upset

NEGAUNEE - After blowing a 17-0 lead by giving up three unanswered Negaunee touchdowns, the Marquette Senior High School football Redmen had every reason to fold Friday night.They didn't.Rallying with a touchdown midway through the final quarter and making two defensive stops in the last two ...

Hematites stay undefeated

ST. IGNACE - Unable to run the ball with much success, the Ishpeming High School football team turned to its passing game in St. Ignace.The move worked.Senior quarterback Ozzy Corp completed 9 of 14 passes for 201 yards as the No. 2 Division 7 state-ranked Hematites downed the Saints 20-14 in a ...

More than bragging rights at stake between Spartans, Wolverines

ANN ARBOR - As well as Michigan is already playing under new coach Jim Harbaugh, it would be easy for the Wolverines to get a little ahead of themselves.It's all a bit surreal, the idea that Michigan State is undefeated and yet Michigan is favored to beat the Spartans today."I'm sure there's ...

NMU soccer continues to win

BIG RAPIDS - Momentum continues to build for the Northern Michigan University women's soccer team after the Wildcats extended their winning streak to five games with a 1-0 overtime victory at Ferris State on Friday afternoon.Northern improved to 5-7 overall and 5-3 in the GLIAC after a ...

Hurricanes deal Wings 1st loss, 5-3

DETROIT (AP) - It took just 55 seconds for Brock McGinn in his NHL debut Friday night to help turn the Carolina Hurricanes into winners for the first time this season.The 21-year-old picked up a neutral-zone turnover, broke in on goal and let go a shot that Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard ...