Football

Week 1 High School Football in the EUP begins (with photos)

By Scott Nason                                                                                                                                                             “The Game” ESPN 1400                                                                                               thegamesportsshow.podbean.com The beginning of the high school football season kicked off this past weekend across Michigan and here in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. With COVID-19 delaying the start of the 2020 football season, with a condensed and interrupted schedule, games in the area were […]

Kurt Warner Shares What Concerns Him about Jared Goff

If the Lions are truly committed to Jared Goff being their starting quarterback, it’s time for them to build around him. It’s the only way in which Goff is going to be successful during his time in Detroit, according to Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network analyst Kurt Warner.  “If […]

Honors bestowed on area football players

By Scott Nason“The Game” ESPN 1400TheGameSportsShow.podbean.com The Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association has named its All-Upper Peninsula 8-Player Dream Team in high school football for the 2020 season. While the season will resuming its playoffs in January, they will not include any teams from the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Cedarville […]

Lions announce changes at head coach & GM

Detroit Lions principal owner and chairman Sheila Ford Hamp said last December that she wanted to see major improvement from her football team in 2020, and for them to play meaningful games in the month of December. Following another double-digit loss on Thanksgiving, a defeat that dropped Detroit’s record to […]

High School Sports in Michigan hopes to resume in December

By Scott Nason“The Game” ESPN 1400TheGameSportsShow.podbean.com The Representative Council of the MHSAA have approved an adjusted schedule to restart and conclude Fall Tournaments in football, girls volleyball and girls swimming & diving, and also to resume Winter sports after the three-week “pause” in activity ordered by the Michigan Department of […]

Rudyard volleyball lone EUP fall sports team left

By Scott Nason“The Game” ESPN 1400TheGameSportsShow.podbean.com The Rudyard Bulldogs volleyball team is the lone remaining fall sports team playing in the Eastern Upper Peninsula, but when they play next is anyone’s guess. The Bulldogs repeated as regional champions last Thursday night in Pellston, as they swept past Indian River Inland […]

Pickford Defeats Newberry by 56

PICKFORD – Pickford and Newberry met for the first time since 1986 on Saturday afternoon for the division one regional semi-final in division one 8-man football. At halftime, the Panthers had a substantial lead of 54-0. The Indians did get on the board, but Pickford cruised to the 63-7 victory. […]