Off to an early start

NMU Sports

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — For the first time in roughly 200 days, the temperature reached 60 degrees in Marquette. As the temperature gets warmer, it hints at signs of spring and summer, and slowly hints at football season. The Northern Michigan University football ...

Wildcats lacrosse clinches first ever GLIAC Tournament bid

NMU Sports

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — Win and get in. That was the implication going into Saturday’s lacrosse game between Northern Michigan University and Ashland at the Superior Dome. Fighting for the sixth and final seed in the GLIAC Tournament, the Wildcats prevailed, ...

Tiger can still roar

Sports Columns

Last Sunday, a Tiger showed he can still roar. No, it wasn’t a Detroit Tiger. They lost to Minnesota 6-4 and are starting to come back down to earth after a surprisingly good start to the season. Detroit is three games out of first place in the AL Central, which is nice, but let’s not get ...

Northern Michigan University volleyball camps to be held in July

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team has moved its summer camps to July. The Wildcats’ Youth All-Skills Camp will be held July 8-9, Elite All-Skills Camp on July 10-11 and High School Team Camp from July 12-14. Each camp takes place at the NMU volleyball gym, ...

Carney-Nadeau hosts 4-on-4 youth hoops in early May

Local Sports

CARNEY — Carney-Nadeau Public School will host a one-day, four-on-four basketball tournament for youth players on Saturday, May 4. Students in grades 3 to 12 are invited to participate in 10 divisions, five each for boys and for girls in grades 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12. Proceeds go ...

Iron Range Women’s Softball League sets organizational meeting

Local Sports

ISHPEMING — The Iron Range Women’s Softball League will hold its annual organizational meeting at the Ishpeming Township Hall at 6 p.m. Monday. All teams must have a representative attend the meeting and new teams are welcome. Sponsor fee this season will be $135. For more information, ...

Sports snapshots

Prep Sports

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for high school boys basketball tournaments