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  • WRIGHTSTOWN, Wis. — A few costly first-half turnovers proved costly as Marinette fell to Wrightstown 35-8 in a season-opening football game Friday night. The Tigers are the defending Northeastern Conference champs.

  • MENOMINEE — The Menominee girls’ tennis team started its season off with a 6-2 win over Escanaba on Thursday in Menominee. 
  • MENOMINEE — The Marinette girls’ golf team just nearly squeaked out a win in its match with Little Chute and Waupaca, nudging out Little Chute by one stroke. 
  • GILLETT — Year one in 8-man proved to be the right move for an up-and-coming Gillett Tigers football team.

    After going winless in their final season in the M&O ...

  • No excuses, just results, for Lena/STAA

    LENA — Limited in experience and numbers, the Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Titans won’t use any excuses heading into the 2018 football season.

    The departur...

  • NEC teams don't rebuild, they reload

    Five teams earned playoff berths from a loaded Northeastern Conference a year ago and though many teams lost some talented players, reload rather than rebuild has been the consi...

  • Crivitz has returned to the football map

    CRIVITZ — Picking up from where they left off from the year prior, the Crivitz Wolverines got back to their winning ways in 2017, putting themselves back on the map a...

  • Wausaukee found 8-man football to its liking

    WAUSAUKEE — In its first year of 8-man football a season ago, the Wausaukee Rangers caught everyone by surprise, turning what had been several down years into a winni...

  • Predators have numbers, but inexperience

    PEMBINE — Northern Elite football coach Ben Laarman is cautiously optimistic heading into his seventh season leading the Predators.

    For the first time during his te...

  • Cougars look to rebound from a rare down year

    COLEMAN — A season of struggle and Coleman football don’t normally belong in the same sentence, but last year was a difficult one for a young Cougars’ squad.

  • Today’s Games

    Newman Catholic at Wausaukee, 7 p.m.

    Oneida Nation at Gibraltar, 7 p.m.

    Menominee Indian at Lena/ St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 7 p.m.

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  • MENOMINEE — Still trying to figure out where everybody fits in the line-up, the Menominee girls tennis team took all three matches at its scrimmage on Wednesday up in Kingsford.

  • MENOMINEE — It is program ad time again for the Menominee Maroon football and basketball programs. The deadline for renewal, changes or cancellations are due by Aug. 20.

  • OCONTO FALLS — Starting the season on a high note, the Marinette girls golf team distanced themselves from the competition en route to a first-place finish at the Oconto Falls invite on Tuesday.

  • BAY PORT — The Marinette girls tennis team had its first matches of the season at the Bay Port Invitational on Monday and Tuesday and the young Marine team placed second out of five teams in its division.

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  • Shepro memorial raises over $17G

    MENOMINEE — The 24th annual Joey Shepro Memorial Doublehander race concluded Saturday, with 42 boats participating in the M&M Yacht Club’s competition that takes...

  • Eichhorn wins first UPGA title by 13

    NORWAY, Mich. — A formality became reality Friday in the 104th U.P. Golf Association Men’s Championships at Oak Crest Golf Course.

    Carney’s Hunter Eichh...

  • MENOMINEE — Amy Van Horn took home bragging rights this week by catching the biggest walleye at the Thursday Night Fish Fites. 

  • Eichhorn shoots 68, holds 13-stroke lead

    NORWAY — Back-to-back eagles can do wonders for one’s golf game.

  • NORWAY — Hunter Eichhorn has appeared to put the 104th UP Golf Association Men’s Championships in a “playing for second” mode.

    The Marquette Unive...

  • MENOMINEE — This weekend, sailboats will take to the water to race from M&M Yacht Club out around Green Island and back in honor of a remarkable young Menominee man wi...

  • Eichhorn leads UPGA Men's Championship

    NORWAY — Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn attacked Oak Crest Golf Course and emerged with the first-round lead Tuesday in the 104th UP Golf Association Men’s Champions...

  • IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. — Escanaba’s Barb Scott likes her success rate in the UP Ladies Golf Association Senior Championships.

    “Two for two,” Scott s...

  • FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Marinette’s Ty Kretz is currently in a 12-person tie for 54th place at the Wisconsin State Golf Association’s Junior Boys Championship held at Rolling Meadows Golf Course in Fond du Lac.

  • NORWAY, Mich. — Vulcan’s Dan Lindsley appeared to have the 50 lap Werner Electric late model feature in the bag at Norway Speedway Friday night.

  • MARINETTE — A few of the players from the Marinette Legion baseball team participated in an all-star game over the weekend and all showed why they deserved to be chosen to play.

  • Red Wave settles for second place at state

    MENOMINEE — The state title was the Menominee legion baseball team’s for the taking and Gladstone swooped in and stole it right out from underneath the Red Wave.

  • NORWAY, Mich. — Oak Crest Golf Course, home of last month’s 92nd annual U.P. Ladies Golf Association Championships, hosts another major next week.

  • Menominee walks past Gladstone to title game

    MENOMINEE — For a third consecutive year, the Menominee Legion baseball team will play for a state title thanks to Friday’s dramatic 9-7 win over Gladstone at Spies Field.

  • HARRIS — There is a distinct family connection to the 48th annual Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame induction class.

  • By RYAN WOOD

    Green Bay Press-Gazette

    GREEN BAY — This was Kyler Fackrell’s moment of truth. A practice rep that could halt all momentum. He was lined u...

  • NEENAH, Wis. — Marinette’s Wes Knutson fired an 85 to tie for ninth in Thursday’s Wisconsin PGA Junior Tour event at the Par 72 Ridgeway Country Club.

    A...

  • MADISON, Wis. — Bonus antlerless harvest authorizations (formerly known as tags) will be available for purchase starting Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. through the Go Wild website and...

  •  LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced dates for applying for fall hunting licenses.

    Reserved waterfowl hunt applica...

  • Menominee Woods and Stream Sportsman’s Club

    High individual scores for the fourth week of the second half were shot by Parker Krause (100, 24, 23, 23); Steve Schabo...

  • Red Wave wins state tourney opener

    MENOMINEE — The Menominee Legion baseball team stayed in the winners bracket in the Class A Zone 5 State Tournament with a 7-4 victory over Gaylord on Thursday n...

  • Grandpa Freeman taught the lads well

    MENOMINEE — Dwight Freeman? Your grandchildren are learning well.

    His grandsons, Connor and Alex, placed first in this week’s BAC Guide Service Thursday ...

  • MARINETTE — The WISHIGAN Rowing Club will holds its annual International River Regatta on Aug. 17-18.

    Club members expect to have gig boats from Marquette and Les C...

  • MADISON, Wis. — Lake Michigan boat anglers report catching good numbers of salmon and trout this summer and the Department of Natural Resources has finished its first...

  • Two fine examples to follow

    MARINETTE — Some idolize professional athletes, the privileged ones who hold out because a few million dollars just aren’t enough.

    There’s LeBron (...

  • MENOMINEE — Spies Field in Menominee will play host to the Class A Zone 5 State Tournament starting today and by Sunday, one of the six teams competing will be crowned the champion.

  • MENOMINEE — The Menominee Red Wave baseball team will open state tourney play on Thursday night at Spies Field.

    Post 146 is hosting this year’s Michigan ...

  • Sheboygan wins state title

    MARINETTE — Three weeks before, a state championship seemed unlikely when Sheboygan Legion dejectedly left Pedersen Ball Park after two walk-off losses to Marinette.<...

  • Maas to sample Russian hockey

    MENOMINEE — Aaron Maas isn’t sure just what he’s getting into but knows it’ll be an experience of a lifetime.

    On Sept. 28, he’ll travel...

  • MARINETTE  - Sheboygan will play Eau Claire in today’s cham-pionship Game of the Wisconsin Legion AAA State Tournament at Pedersen Ball Park.
  • MENOMINEE — John Peterson’s Charrette posted the fastest corrected time in the 82nd annual M&M Yacht Club 100 Miler sailboat race.

  • A painful season ender

    MARINETTE — A memorable era of Marinette Legion baseball ended with a last-ditch comeback that fell painfully close and just short on Sunday.

  • U6

    Bears vs Falcons: Ayden Frye-Feuz, Grant VanCleve, Landen Swiatnicki and Mckenzie Beechner scored goals with assists from Elise Demler, Zadie Habeck and Elizabeth Reid...

  • MENOMINEE — Dennis Axtell aced the tricky 170-yard 10th hole at Riverside Golf Club on Thursday.

    He used a 5 hybrid on the hole — one of the most ch...

  • MARINETTE — Bob Koehn shot the third hole-in-one of his golf career on Thursday at Little River Country Club.

    Koehn used a 3 hybrid club on the 163-yard hole w...

  • MARINETTE — Ty Kretz won a playoff over Hayden Myers to win the boys’ 13-and-over age division at the Little River Country Club Junior Championship on Thursday....

  • Division 1 Co-ed Softball

    Sports Corner 17, River Pub 10

    SC: Jordon Vieth 2xHR, 1B; Sam Hutchinson 3x2B, 1B

    River Pub: Josh Plansky & Ken ...

  • Marinette Legion wins a state classic

    MARINETTE — A generation from now they’ll still be talking about the night Marinette Legion won an extra-inning state tournament opener that had more twists and...

  • MADISON, Wis. — Brenda Carter is the state’s newest state fish record holder but the lifelong angler is finding the honor a tad bittersweet: she broke the catch-and-...

  • MARINETTE — This state tournament has it all — a state championship rematch, a young, blossoming Legion program, some strong Fox River Valley Legion L...

  • Simon can't wait to coach Cavalette basketball

    MARINETTE — Mark Simon looks into the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy gym and sees walls steeped in decades of basketball tradition.

    Simon has been hired as girls&#...

  • MENOMINEE — A midsummer cold front gave the fish lockjaw and then doused the anglers with a pop-up shower at the weigh-in for this week’s BAC Guide Service Thur...

  • OCONTO — Big-water walleye fishing, the thrill of tournament competition and thousands of dollars in cash and prizes await anglers when the Cabela’s Masters Walleye ...

  • Menominee Woods and Stream Sportsman’s Club

    High individual scores for the third week of the second half of the Summer Trap League were posted by Mike Waugus (25, 2...

  • Crivitz Ski Cats' Smerchek wins top skier award

    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — The Crivitz Ski Cats competed at the 52nd annual Wisconsin State Show Ski Championships on Saturday on Lake Wazeecha, and team member Josie Smerch...

  • MENOMINEE — Arthur Baron capped 48 years of golfing with his first hole-in-one on July 4 at North Shore Golf Club.

    Baron found a Titleist NXT Extreme ball on t...

  • MARINETTE — The fourth annual Friends of Mike Golf Outing will be held on Friday at Little River Country Club.

    The event consists of a four-person scramble and...

  • MARINETTE — The fourth annual Friends of Mike Golf Outing will be held on July 27 at Little River Country Club.

    The event consists of a four-person scramble an...

  • MINOCQUA, Wis. — Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn fired a 10-under-par 206 to win the Wisconsin State Golf Association’s 117th annual Wisconsin State Amateur Championship.

  • Rain interrupts Menasha, Redbirds

    MARINETTE — Play was suspended after six innings with the game tied at one between the Marinette Redbirds and Menasha Macs on Wednesday at Pederson Ball Park.

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  • MENOMINEE — Great Lakes Memorial Marina is buzzing with the anticipation of a 100 Miler that is shaping up to be a memorable one.

  • MARINETTE — Marinette Legion is playing with the confidence of a team that earned its berth in the state tournament.

  • MENOMINEE — Arthur Baron carded his first hole-in-one on July 4 at North Shore Golf Club. 

    He hit the ace on the 145-yard par 3 14th in front of his wife, Sand...

  • MARINETTE — The 14th annual St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Cavalettes’ alumni softball game will be held on Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. at Higley Field.

  • MENOMINEE — Golfers made the best of a windy, rainy weekend to post impressive scores at this weekend’s Riverside Golf Club two-man best ball tournament.

  • FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The M&M YMCA/USA Stingray swimmers wrapped up their summer season at Saturday’s Fond du Lac Sunset on Summer Last Chance Meet.

    St...

  • Redbirds fall to Appleton Legends

    MARINETTE — The Marinette Redbirds left their scoring chances on base while the Appleton Legends made the most of their opportunities on Monday night.

  • ONEIDA, Wis. — Coleman’s Kasey Casper placed fourth out of 60 golfers at Monday’s Wisconsin PGA Junior Tour.

  • IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich — The Menominee JV legion baseball team took second place over the weekend in the Zone 5 Junior tournament held in Iron Mountain. 

    Menomine...

  • MARQUETTE — The Menominee Legion baseball went up to Marquette over the weekend with high hopes for the Mid-Pen Conference tournament.

    Unfortunately, one bad inning...

  • MANITOWOC, Wis. — The state tourney hosts aren’t backing into anything; they’re playing great baseball with a legendarily effective pitching staff.

  • MARINETTE — The Marinette Redbirds split a doubleheader against Sheboygan on Saturday afternoon, winning the first 7-4 and dropping the second 10-3 at Pedersen Ball Park.&...

  • Wind, waves wreak havoc on Derby

    MENOMINEE — One of the worst Brown Trout Derbies in its 38-year history produced some of its best stories of perseverence, guts and intestinal fortitude.

    This ...

  • MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Menominee legion baseball team is in Marquette today and tomorrow for the Mid-Penn Conference tournament playoffs.

    The Red Wave, who accordin...

  • MANITOWOC, Wis — Through three innings in Friday’s regional semi-final against Bayport, the score was tied at zero’s and Marinette’s first-time skip...

  • MANITOWOC, Wis. — Green Bay Southwest split the season series with the Marinette Legion baseball team in the regular season.

  • GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Storm rallied with four runs in the seventh inning to defeat the Marinette Redbirds 4-2 on Wednesday night.

    Two singles and two walks...

  • GLADSTONE, Mich. — Menominee Legion battled powerful Gladstone tough before fading in the late innings of a 6-1 baseball loss on Wednesday.

    After Gladstone too...

  • By GARY D’AMATO

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel sports columnist

    MILWAUKEE There’s no sugarcoating the Milwaukee Brewers’ most recent road trip, ...

  • MANITOWOC, Wis. — With nothing but pride to lose, Marinette Legion is sitting in the catbird seat at the Manitowoc 19-and-under baseball regional.

    Post 39 ...

  • MARINETTE — Jeremy Heidbrier and Ken Banister earned 10 points to claim the first-half championship of the Little River Country Club Monday Night Industrial League.

  • Escanaba teen wins U.P. Ladies Golf title

    NORWAY, Mich. — Escanaba’s Paxton Johnson, the newest and one of the youngest U.P. women’s golf champions...

  • PULASKI, Wis. — An occasional problem resurfaced for the Marinette Legion baseball team on Tuesday night.

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  • MENOMINEE — The Menominee JV legion baseball team started its double-header against Kingsford with some rust on Tuesday but were able to shake it off and in game two and come away with a split.

  • HOWARD, Wis. — Marinette Legion continued to build momentum for the baseball postseason with Monday’s 7-3 victory over Bay Port.

    Post 39 built a 7-0 lead...