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Ishpeming to play at 1 p.m. Saturday

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming High School will play Beal City in a Division 8 regional championship football game at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Pleasant Community Field, located about 10 miles from the Aggies’ home. Beal City is 10-1 and has 68.000 playoff points, giving it the right to host this ...

Etelamaki makes NCAA nationals

Local Sports

BIG RAPIDS — Westwood High School graduate Katie Etelamaki, a senior cross country runner at Ferris State University, has been selected to compete at the NCAA Division II national championship meet. This will be her second consecutive year at the nationals after she earned All-American ...

Heinonen, Shumate lead Lions

Local Sports

HANCOCK — The area’s two representatives on the Finlandia men’s basketball team both scored in double figures but it wasn’t enough to avert a 90-74 loss to visiting Lakeland on Tuesday night at the Paavo Nurmi Center. Sophomore Joe Heinonen of Superior Central registered a ...

Northern Michigan University swimmers, divers, sweep Stevens Point

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University used the friendly waters of the PEIF pool to defeat Wisconsin-Stevens Point by decisive margins Saturday in both men’s and women’s meets. The NMU teams are off until Thursday, Dec. 5, when they travel to Grand Rapids for the three-day Calvin ...

River Shumate, Joe Heinonen lead Finlandia men’s basketball

Local Sports

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — Republic-Michigamme graduate River Shumate and Superior Central grad Joe Heinonen shared scoring honors for Finlandia University with nine points each as the Lions fell to 0-2 this season with a 112-49 loss at Wisconsin-Platteville in a college men’s basketball game ...

Area players help Finlandia women’s basketball team

Local Sports

HANCOCK — Sophomore Carsyn Osterman of Baraga scored 10 points for the Finlandia University women’s basketball team as the Lions lost at Dubuque, Iowa, 84-71 in their season opener on Saturday. Osterman, who made a 3-pointer, also grabbed four rebounds and made a steal in just 14 minutes ...

Ackermans pace Bay College women’s basketball team

Local Sports

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Kelsea Ackerman led Bay College with 14 points as the Norse women’s basketball team lost at Western Technical College 74-45 on Saturday. Ackerman, a Bay sophomore from Munising, made 3 of 5 on 3-pointers to go with four steals, a rebound and an assist in 20 minutes of ...

Bay basketball updates schedules

Local Sports

ESCANABA — Bay College has announced changes to its men’s and women’s basketball schedules since the season started last weekend. The Norse added a home game with the Lake Superior State JV team on Sunday, the women’s game at 1 p.m. and men’s at 3 p.m. Bay will make the return ...

‘Cats come up short

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — It's been said before, but if there's one word to describe the Northern Michigan University hockey team this year, it's resilient. After rallying for three goals in the third period to force a tie with St. Cloud State Friday, the No. 16-ranked Wildcats did it again Saturday, and ...