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ScuttleBu(r)t …

Crystal Falls’ Marcus Smithson made history at the U.P. Football All-Star Game.

The former Forest Park football standout played in the 2009 contest and returned this season as a trainer. That’s a first for the game.

Marcus is interning under one of the best in Bellin Health Sports Medicine’s Jon Jungwirth …

Green Bay Notre Dame state championship basketball coach Sara (Boyer) Rohde finished second in the women’s division at Gladstone’s Firecracker Run. The Rapid River grad covered the five-mile course in 31:50 – one minute behind champion Becky Hebert of Tinley Park, Ill …

Might need a recount for the Peshtigo Times’ Coach of the Year award. Niagara’s Jimmy Hoogland, who did a great job guiding a senior-dominated bunch to a boys basketball state sectional final, was among the newspaper’s honorable mention picks.

Brian Sohrweide, from state baseball champion Oconto, earned coach of the year.

In player tabulations, Goodman-Pembine’s Rachel Stankevich wound up 14th while Niagara’s Shelby Borchardt (22) and Maryellen Wagener (27) also made the list.

For the boys, Niagara’s Jordan Zawada claimed 14th; TJ Liebergen, 24th, and Joey Swanson, 29th …

Visiting Lambeau Field still gets people excited. While stopping at Lambeau to grab a couple Green Bay Packer pocket schedules for the office, we overheard one lady talking on her cell phone: “I just took a tour of the field. Oh my god!”

By the way, want to use Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium to take pictures? That’ll cost you $250 per half hour. It’s $500 for an hour at Michigan …

From Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, on the 29 arrests of NFL players since the Super Bowl: “We’re getting pretty close to the NFL’s ‘good guy’ award going to whoever only had a misdemeanor in the last year.” …

Gus Macker three-on-three basketball tournament, once a popular Iron Mountain fund-raiser, returns to Sault Ste. Marie this month after a 19-year absence. They’re hoping for 200 teams for the July 20-21 tourney …

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