The Negaunee Miners have announced their schedule for the 2011 Mid Peninsula Conference football season. Highlights include home games against traditional powers Iron Mountain and Norway, as well as key away games against Gladstone and defending conference Champions Ishpeming.
Practice begins at 10:00 AM on August 8th, with a scrimmage set for 1:00 and 3:00 PM at Negaunee against Escanaba.
New on the schedule is a non-conference match-up with the Rosscommon Bucks on September 2nd at the Superior Dome at Northern Michigan University. The matchup is the first between the two schools since the 1999 playoffs when the Bucks knocked off the Miners 23-14 in a game played at Roscommon.
Here is the full schedule:
HOME GAMES ARE IN BOLD
08/26 -vs- Manistique
09/02 -vs- Roscommon (at Superior Dome)
09/09 -@- Gladstone
09/16 -vs- Iron Mountain
09/24 -@- Gwinn
09/30 -vs- Norway
10/07 -@- Ishpeming
10/14 -vs- Marquette
10/21 -@- Westwood
Follow the Maize and Blue again this fall with Mark Evans and Gregg Nelson LIVE on Sunny 101.9 and online at www.wkqsfm.com. Pre-game each night at 7:00, kick off at 7:30 and all broadcasts are archived at www.uplocalsports.com