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Calumet sweeps Hancock

CALUMET — It took only three sets for the Calumet volleyball team to move to 4-0 on the season as they downed the Hancock Bulldogs with a sweep on Tuesday night, 25-9, 26-24 and 25-4. Hancock’s Kami Klein served up the first ball of the night, however, it was a little too long and the ...

Volleyball: Jeffers sweeps past Blue Bolts

PAINESDALE — They were a little short in numbers Tuesday night, but the Jeffers Jets were able to post a Mountain Lakes Conference home court sweep over Dollar Bay-Tamarack City squad. “We were missing some players, but fortunately our upperclassmen came through” said junior varsity ...

Michigan deer herd in good shape for fall hunting season

TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — A mild winter and plentiful food have put Michigan’s deer herd in good shape, making for what wildlife officials expect will be a promising fall hunting season. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said in its annual forecast that conditions across the state ...

U.P. Football All-Star Game organizer sentenced to prison

Todd Goldbeck, the Wisconsin man who has organized the U.P. Football All-Star game since 2008, was sentenced to 366 days in federal prison for committing perjury. Goldbeck, 46, of Middleton, Wisconsin, was sentenced after committing perjury during a brankruptcy proceeding. The proceeding was ...

Lions men’s basketball gives out team awards

HANCOCK — The 2019-20 Finlandia University men’s basketball team released their award winners. Dylan Underwood was named the Lions’ offensive player of the year. River Shumate was named the team’s Sixth Man. Joe Heinonen was named Most Improved. Kaleb Kirksey was named Defensive ...

Legends: Warner raised LL-H to prominence

LAKE LINDEN — When Ron Warner came to Lake Linden High School in 1972 as a teacher, he was also given the chance to coach football. “I really didn’t have a clue what I was getting into,” Warner said in a 1995 interview. “I knew that our (player) numbers weren’t high. But Russ ...