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Westwood boys basketball posts season-high points in win at Gwinn

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GWINN — The Westwood boys put up their most points of the season, dropping Gwinn 71-48 in a high school basketball game played at the Modeltowners’ gym on Wednesday. Big offensive nights were turned in by Patriots’ junior foward Taylor Dellangelo with 19 points, senior guard Nathan ...

Ben Basten wins Frosty 5K run in Iron Mountain

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Ben Basten of Marquette won the men’s race at the Frosty 5K & Merry Mile held on Feb. 2 by the Dickinson-Iron Coummunity Services Agency. Run at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Basten ran the 5-kilometer course in 19 minutes, 23 seconds, just eight seconds ahead of Lucas ...

Ishpeming girls basketball rallies to beat L’Anse in overtime

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More inside: Munising boys run past Big Bay de Noc. Page 6B ---------------------- ISHPEMING — Monday night’s game between the Ishpeming and L’Anse girls basketball teams was all about pressure, and in the end, the Hematites handled it a little bit better as they outlasted the Purple ...

Symetra Tour confirms Island Resort women’s golf stop for 2019

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Symetra Tour in women’s professional golf announced its 2019 schedule, which includes the ninth annual Island Resort Championship to be held at the Sweetgrass Golf Club in Harris from June 21-23. That event is the second event in the four-stop Potawatomi Cup held ...

Ishpeming, Munising wrestlers win individual district titles

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MUNISING — Several other area wrestlers reached championship matches at the MHSAA Division 4 individual wrestling regional at Munising on Saturday. Top-four finishers advance to a regional at Charlevoix on Saturday. Ishpeming’s Jaegar Wilson won the 119-pound division with a narrow ...

Keeping the Huskies ready

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HOUGHTON — It is a Tuesday morning on the second floor of the Student Development Center and Rae Drake is watching television. His TV is not set to “Good Morning America” or the “Today Show.” It is, instead, the Grand Valley State University vs. Davenport basketball game. He is ...

NMU track and field finishes eighth at GVSU Big Meet

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ALLENDALE — The Northern Michigan University track and field team competed at the Grand Valley State University Big Meet over the weekend and finished eighth overall, ahead of eight Division I programs including Western Michigan and Marquette. The Wildcats also had three NCAA provisionals ...

Special teams lift Redmen icers to win Saturday at MPHS Showcase

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CHELSEA — Special teams were exactly that as the Marquette Senior High School hockey team extended its unbeaten streak to 15 games with an 8-1 victory over Birmingham Unified on Saturday. The Redmen scored just two goals at even strength, but converted on four of nine power plays to go with ...

Blackhawks beat Red Wings 5-2 for 7th straight win

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CHICAGO — Dominik Kahun has turned into a dangerous scoring option for the Chicago Blackhawks. Playing with Dylan Strome and Alex DeBrincat sure helps. Kahun had two goals and an assist, Cam Ward made 43 saves and the Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Sunday for their seventh ...

Head to the stretch

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By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team celebrated Senior Day and wrapped up its regular season at home with a 54-43 victory over Northwood at the Berry Events Center on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats finished with a ...