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Thatcher Markham Run draws close to 140 runners

HOUGHTON — By all accounts, it was another successful year for the Thatcher Markham Memorial Run on Friday. According to organizers, a little more than 200 people signed up for the 5K-run/walk while around 140 people young and old actually ran it. The run which starts near Gino’s ...

Moving on: Potulny steps down, Comley named interim head hockey coach

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University Athletics has announced that head hockey coach Grant Potulny will be stepping down to pursue a position at the professional hockey level and athletic director Rick Comley will be taking over as interim head coach, effective as of today.  A national ...

Shottle Bop wins in Wisconsin again

NEENAH, Wis. — In a rematch from the Guts Frisbee 2023 Wisconsin State Championship, two Copper Country teams, Monte Carlo and Shottle Bop, met again in the finals, and for the second year in a row, Shottle Bop came out on top. They took a different road to get there, however. Monte Carlo ...

ROUNDUP: Dave’s BP battles to win over ALK Plumbing, 7-5

On Tuesday, June 4, Dave’s BP used a big fifth inning to defeat ALK Plumbing and Heating, 7-5.  In the fith, Redik Randell and Chase Keranen reached base to start the inning and were driven home by double to right center by Isaac Wanhala.  Blake Heltunen, Gavin Larson, Tyler Isaacson, ...