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Behind the stripes

Behind the stripes

Behind the stripes Christopher Wendt is a 2015 graduate of Newberry High School. A former All U.P. Football player for Indians, Wendt also played basketball. Now, nearly 5 years after he graduated, Chris is still as big of a part of the games as he was when he wore...
Best athletes of the decade

Best athletes of the decade

What a decade it was in the local world of sports. Area athletes left legacies that will go down as some of the greatest to ever play the games. In my estimation, these are the local athletes of the decade: Taylor Bryant – NHS Class of 2017 Bryant was a standout...
Despite losses, Newberry boys getting better

Despite losses, Newberry boys getting better

By Dan Hardenbrook The Newberry boys basketball teams took on two of the top teams in the EUP this week when they played at Pickford before returning to battle the Bulldogs of Rudyard. Even though they took two tough losses, Coach Kenn Depew was impressed by some...
Newberry Boys and Girls Get First Wins

Newberry Boys and Girls Get First Wins

The Newberry Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams both got their first win of the season last week. It took until overtime, but the Lady Indians made it out of Manistique with an exciting 55-51 win over the Emeralds. In the back-and-forth battle, who saw Katie...
From the press box:  Robotics is a real sport

From the press box: Robotics is a real sport

By Dan Hardenbrook Inside the Norris Center on the campus of LSSU sits two of the largest sports venues in the Upper Peninsula. Hang a right after the lobby, and it brings you inside the Bud Cooper Gymnasium, home to the Lakers basketball and volleyball teams. Go left...
Eight-man football is the real deal

Eight-man football is the real deal

By Dan Hardenbrook High school football season came to an end last Saturday when the Pickford Panthers claimed the MHSAA State Championship at the Superior Dome in Marquette. It was a perfect end to a perfect season for the Panthers, but more than anything it proved...