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Overtime ties may proliferate like weeds in the NFL

Fellow Detroit Lions fans, I hope you weren’t surprised. I know I sure wasn’t. About what? Sunday’s tie at the Arizona Cardinals. No so much because the Lions blew an 18-point lead against a Cardinals’ offense that couldn’t move the ball for the first three quarters, ...

Duos win Red Fox senior scramble

K.I. SAWYER — Three duos were named champions in Red Fox Run’s annual 2-Man Senior Scramble on Thursday. Golfers were flighted based on the youngest of each pair. Kurt Hedstrom and Martin Ghiardi won the 70 years-and-over group, with John Erickson and Dennis Erickson finishing as ...

Iron Oars Regatta set for Sunday

NEGAUNEE — The 14th annual Iron Oars Regatta will be held on Teal Lake in Ishpeming and Negaunee on Sunday morning and afternoon. Sponsored by the Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club, the event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting at the west end of Teal Lake and heading east for about ...

Marquette Golf Club tourneys net 2 holes-in-one

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Golf Club saw a pair of golfers record holes-in-one during their recent club championship tournaments. Ray DesJardins registered his third career ace on the Greywalls course, using a 7-iron to hole out his tee shot on the 121-yard sixth hole. It was witnessed by ...

Munising’s Lauren Peters paces Bay College cross country runners

ESCANABA — Munising High School graduate Lauren Peters set the pace for Bay College runners at the collegiate cross country meet held at Concordia University in Mequon, Wisconsin, on Saturday. In the Norse’s first meet of the season, Peters, a sophomore at Bay, ran the six-kilometer ...

Robert Robinia nabs first hole-in-one at Greywalls

MARQUETTE — Robert Robinia scored his first career hole-in-one while playing the Greywalls course at the Marquette Golf Club on Wednesday. Playing from the white tees, Robinia used a pitching wedge to ace the 130-yard, par-3 17th hole. Witnesses were Mike Hellman, Randy Osstyn and Bob Swanson.