Football

Bulldogs easily handle Superior-Central 67-6

EBEN — The Rudyard Bulldogs provided stiff competition for Superior Central’s homecoming Saturday as they handed the Cougars a 67-6 eight-player football loss. Rudyard did most of its damage on the ground, rushing for 309 of its 364 yards in this Great Lakes Eight Conference East Division outing. The Bulldogs […]

Detroit Lions Announce 2022 Season Schedule

DETROIT – The Detroit Lions officially announced their schedule for the 2022 season on Thursday night. The team is set to play nine home games and eight road contests this year. The Lions will kick off the season at Ford Field against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, Sept. 11 at […]

Lions take Hutchinson at No. 2, trade up to take Williams

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Aidan Hutchinson surprised his mother with a gift on draft day and then the Detroit Lions made his wish come true. The Lions grabbed the talented Michigan defensive end with the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, barely using its allotted five minutes to address a desperate need with […]

Detroit wins bid to host 2024 NFL draft

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — After four straight last-place finishes, with no division titles since 1993 and no playoff wins since 1991 and no Super Bowl appearances since, well, ever, it is hard to remember the last day like this, where it felt like the Detroit Lions were at the […]

Bulldogs avenge another loss, heading to semifinals (with photos)

By Scott Nason                                                                                                                                                              “The Game” ESPN 1400                                                                                               thegamesportsshow.podbean.com For the second straight week, the Rudyard Bulldog football team had a chance to avenge a regular season loss in the playoffs, and for the second straight week they did just that, and advanced to a state semifinal. In 8-Player football from […]

Newberry, Rudyard advance to regional final

By Scott Nason                                                                                                                                                              “The Game” ESPN 1400                                                                                               thegamesportsshow.podbean.com In high school football from this past weekend, in a game you heard on Country 105 with Dave Watson, the Newberry Indians traveled to the Chuck Bennin Memorial Field on Friday night and defeated the Pickford Panthers, 32-14, in an 8-Player Football […]

Three area teams make the postseason

By Scott Nason                                                                                                                                                              “The Game” ESPN 1400                                                                                               thegamesportsshow.podbean.com Three Eastern Upper Peninsula football teams have qualified for the postseason, while one team is on the outside looking in. Pickford, Newberry, and Rudyard will participate in this week’s playoffs in 8-Player Division 1. Rudyard topped Pickford in overtime, 20-14, for their […]

MHSAA Announces 2021 Football Playoff Pairings

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Oct. 24 – Here are the pairings for the 2021 MHSAA Football Playoffs, which begin Oct. 29-30 with District Semifinals in the 11-Player Playoffs and Regional Semifinals in the 8-Player Playoffs.  For 11- and 8-player, teams were divided into divisions before the start of play this fall. The […]

Week 8 of high school football in the EUP

By Scott Nason                                                                                                                                                              “The Game” ESPN 1400 thegamesportsshow.podbean.com We are down to one week left in the regular season in high school football, and right now there are four teams fighting to be in the playoffs, which will start on October 29-30. With the new playoff points system implemented this season […]