Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usThu, 30 Oct 2014 13:41:40 EDTThu, 30 Oct 2014 13:41:40 EDT too soon for us Lions fans to crow is the week for most of us pro football fans in the central Upper Peninsula to take a rest since the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions have their bye this weekend.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTVirch joins 300 club Virch, join the club - the club of 300 bowlers, that is. The 2013 graduate of Marquette Senior High School who bowled for the Redmen throughout high school, Virch shot his first 300 on Wednesday in the Industrial League at Superior Lanes.Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFootball players need protection from elements players, be they high school, college or professional, are a hardy lot. They have to be able to withstand the physical punishment they receive during a game.Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTUpheaval not real story in NFL this year seems there has been some real upheaval in the NFL this year, led by Dallas coming out of .Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTStafford, offense must get better for Lions to be playoff contender into Week 7 of the NFL season, the question Detroit Lions' fans most want to ask is "What's with Matthew Stafford and the team's offense?" Stafford has not shown to date last season's subpar performance was a fluke.Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT