Sports Briefs

The Superior Central Cougars were shut out by the host Pickford Panthers last Thursday by a score of 68-0. The Cougars travel to Rapid River tonight with kickoff at 7 p.m.. The Rockets are 1-1 on the season after losing 58-0 to Rudyard last week.

SC home meet Saturday

The Superior Central cross country team will have a rare home meet this Saturday, Sept. 9, starting at 10 a.m.. The race will feature the Cougars and four other teams and will take place at the Superior Central trails near the softball fields.

Jacobs win Marquette Marathon

Noah Jacobs of Owosso, Mich. won the Marquette Marathon Saturday, Sept.2 with a time of 2:34:29.7. He completed the Boston Marathon qualifying course by almost two full minutes over second place Shane Skelcy of Rochester Hills. Soren Vigessa of Marquette was the first U.P. resident across the line in 31st place.

Heinonen Archery Shoot date set

The seventh annual Dylan Heinonen Archery Shoot is set for Saturday, Sept. 16 from noon-6 p.m. in Trenary. The event allows any archer to shoot at 20 life-sized animal targets across the woods of the Cady farm, with youth archers also able to compete.

Assassins steal U.S.

Guts title

The Appleton Assassins defeated Upper Peninsula- based Shottle Bop 21 for the U.S. Guts Frisbee title, with the tournament played in Lansing on Sept. 2-3.

Shottle Bop was favored after winning the U.S.

National tournament in Marquette last month.

With the win, Appleton is designated as Team U.S.A. at the 2024 World Ultimate and Guts Championships in Australia.