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Fun Fact of the Day: It’s Palindrome Appreciation Week

While it isn’t “officially” Palindrome Appreciation Week, it darn well should be!  All dates this week are palindromes.  What is a palindrome you ask?  Here is what comes up when you ask Google: PALINDROME - A word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward(e.g., madam or nurses run.) So why is this week […]

While it isn’t “officially” Palindrome Appreciation Week, it darn well should be!  All dates this week are palindromes.  What is a palindrome you ask?  Here is what comes up when you ask Google: PALINDROME - A word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward(e.g., madam or nurses run.) So why is this week […]

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Overview:  NHL – The Red Wings clinched their playoff berth, so they’re playoff bound for the 23rd consecutive year with a first round draw of Boston.  I don’t want to say that it has anything to do with me being born, but… c’mon!  That’s no coincidence.  The Blackhawks finished fifth, but the defending champs are […]

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NEGAUNEE, MI – Class B weekend is coming up today for the NITs in Negaunee.  Many players that are from the area, or went to college in the area, are members of a respective team. GAME 1 – 5:15pm The first game will take place at 5:15pm between the defending champions, Stonehouse Window & Door […]

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Overview of the teams:  NCAA D-I Men’s Basketball:  Well Kentucky continued to tear out the hearts of mid-western/BIG-10 Sports fans.  So that sucks, but UConn got ‘em at least, if you’re still bitter (Like me).  NHL:  The Wings had a four game winning streak snapped, but still managed to climb into sixth place and are […]

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In our 2014 First Quarter Giveaway, Daniel Beltz came out victorious.  People packed into Red Rock Lanes last night all with the hopes of leaving like Mr. Beltz did:  With a new John Deere Riding Mower.  Actually, to be precise, it was a brand new 2014 John Deere Zero-Turn Mower from Michigan Sales & Equipment […]

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Overview of active “U.P.” teams:  NCAA D-I Men’s Bball:  The state of Michigan went from hoping for a UofM-MSU national championship game, to neither team seeing the Final-4 .  NHL:  The Red Wings are in 7th place but only three points ahead of 9th in the East, while Chicago has clinched a playoff berth in […]

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Congratulations to Tyler Jandron who claimed his second U.P. ABC player of the year this past week!  For four years, Miner fans have had the pleasure of watching a special player come up through the Negaunee Miners basketball program.  A player who has been to (at minimum) the quarterfinals each year of his varsity career.  […]

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The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball Team is ready to take their talents below the bridge into Troll Country.  With an impressive 70-45 victory last Wednesday over Ironwood, the Miners are once again quarterfinal bound.  With only one day left before the game, I swung by Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium to see how the players were preparing […]

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Well I’ve been off for the past two weeks, and now I’m back just in time for one of the most exciting times of the sports calendar.  NBA & NHL playoff races are just beginning to heat up, March Madness is in full effect, and baseball is almost back.  WHOO-HOO!  Let’s get going though, shall […]

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