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One-sided arguments

June 16, 2012 A little bit goes a long way. I entered that quotation — in quotations — as a Google Internet search the other day and got a funny answer as the No. 1 result — blog.smartypig. more »»

Red Wings will miss Lidstrom

June 10, 2012 We were jointly preparing dinner on one of my rare nights off from work when The Lovely Linda Lou asked me how my day went. “Not very good,” I replied in the saddest voice I could muste. more »»

Hey MHSAA, help a sports editor out!

June 7, 2012 We’ve all heard the old saying, “You never know what you have until it’s gone. more »»

Forrest Karr will have immediate impact on Northern Michigan University sports

May 30, 2012 If fans of Northern Michigan University athletics expect new athletic director Forrest Karr to bring a few new video boards with him from Fairbanks for the Berry Events Center and Superior Dome,... more »»

U.P Finals in track is special

May 27, 2012 This coming Saturday, the Upper Peninsula’s premier high school sporting event will be held in Kingsford. I’m referring, of course, to the annual U.P. Track and Field Finals. Years ago, when the U.. more »»

Tigers should be better

May 20, 2012 The Detroit Red Wings’ early exit in the Stanley Cup playoffs was disappointing enough. The Detroit Tigers’ lackluster performance to date may be even more disappointing. more »»

Soccer holds unique place in American culture

May 17, 2012 You may have seen that Manchester City came from behind to beat Queen’s Park Rangers to win the Premier League title in Britain over the weekend at the expense of rivals Manchester United. more »»

President Les Wong was a strong supporter of Northern Michigan athletics

May 15, 2012 A reader walked into The Mining Journal one day last summer during college hockey’s conference realignment saga to discuss Northern Michigan University athletics with me. more »»

Get rid of the Pro Bowl

May 13, 2012 Is there any more worthless a sporting event than the NFL Pro Bowl game? I mean, come on. It means absolutely nothing. more »»

Redettes bring back softball title from Wisconsin

May 13, 2012 By Journal Sports Staff PESHTIGO, Wis. — Coach Paul Seibert had his Marquette Senior High School softball Redettes focus on hitting in practice this past week. It paid off in a big way Saturday. more »»

Miners roll to victory in Kingsford Invitational tennis tourney

May 13, 2012 KINGSFORD — Winning all seven flights it placed in the finals, the Negaunee High School tennis team captured the Kingsford Invitational on Saturday. more »»

Hancock sweeps Blues in Legion doubleheader

May 13, 2012 HANCOCK — The Hancock Post 186 American Legion baseball team earned a split of the Mid-Pen League regular season series with the Marquette Blues Saturday, sweeping a doubleheader 10-9 and 6-1 at... more »»

Cougars earn Saturday split

May 13, 2012 POSEN — An 8-5 win over Onaway enabled the Superior Central baseball team to gain a split in the Posen Tournament on Saturday. Coach Bill Maki’s Cougars lost to Posen in the first game, 6-0. more »»

Redettes lose finale in soccer tourney

May 13, 2012 GREEN BAY — A 1-0 loss to Kaukauna (Wis. more »»

Redmen soar on Norway diamond

May 13, 2012 NORWAY — After taking an extra-inning victory in its first game, the Marquette Senior High School baseball team won the Norway Tournament on Saturday with a 4-1 triumph over Negaunee in the title... more »»

High school softball a gem of a sport

May 12, 2012 A little gem has gone undiscovered by most fans of local sports this spring: high school girls softball. more »»

Did Lions do well in draft?

May 6, 2012 The Detroit Lions have done well in the last few NFL draft. more »»

UWGB’s Borseth missed U.P.

May 6, 2012 IRON MOUNTAIN — Kevin Borseth missed living and working in Green Bay along with visiting the U.P., he recently told his hometown newspaper. more »»

Bowling, summer can go together

May 1, 2012 In today’s final installment of the season for Splits, Spares and Strikes, I wanted to let all of you know you can still bowl in the off-season. more »»

Packers followers have unhealthy obsession with Holmgren, Favre, Sherman

April 30, 2012 I threw a question out on Twitter over the weekend while religiously following the NFL Draft pick by pic. more »»



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