A sense of urgency sorely needed for the Green Bay Packers

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Sunday’s debacle by the Green Bay Packers against New Orleans got me thinking of a famous quote by the team’s beyond-legendary coach, Vince Lombardi. No, not “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing” nor “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get ...

Gwinn volleyball team wins roller-coaster 5-setter vs. Manistique

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GWINN — It wasn’t the way the Gwinn volleyball team was hoping the match would go after winning the first two sets, but in the end the result was a victory for the Modeltowners after the home team defeated Manistique in five sets on Tuesday night. It was about as even as a match could get ...

Miners pull off road sweep

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ESCANABA — Negaunee went on the road and pulled off a three-set sweep at Escanaba on Tuesday night in a high school volleyball match. The Miners’ varsity won 25-22, 25-16, 25-16, while the Negaunee JV also prevailed in two straight sets, while Esky’s freshman were winners in two ...

Westwood loses battle of ground games against Calumet, 28-14

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ISHPEMING — Whenever Calumet and Westwood get together on a football field, you can bet on a physical game where the rushing game will carry the day. The Copper Kings won a close battle in ground yardage, 234-220, and defeated the Patriots 28-14 on the scoreboard Friday night for its first ...