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Calumet outscores Mutineers Fri.

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Mutineers couldn’t keep up with Calumet’s offensive explosion as the Copper Country visitors posted a 11-3 victory in Great Lakes Hockey League action on Friday night at Lakeview Arena. The teams play again at 8 p.m. today back at Lakeview in their final ...

Cats have clutch performance

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff HOUGHTON — With its season on the line Saturday night, the Northern Michigan University hockey team came through in the clutch against its archrival. The Wildcats knocked off Michigan Tech 5-3 and clinched a WCHA playoff bid. The win also snaps a six-game ...

Simpsons, softball still provide yuks

Sports Columns

The world sucks right now. It seems like every time you turn on the television or get on social media, you’ll either end up so depressed or upset that you want to throw something across the room. It just wears on you and you want to find something good just to get away from it all. For ...

Falling just short

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Two heated rivals, Michigan Tech and Northern Michigan University, went at each other hard in a tight battle Friday night, but when the horn sounded, it was the Huskies who ended on top. Tech took a 3-1 lead into the third period and weathered a flurry of shots in the final ...

15 area swimmers, divers named All-U.P.

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff GWINN — More than 40 percent of high school swimmers and divers honored as All-Upper Peninsula came from area teams. Fifteen of the 37 honorees were from the area, including 10 from Marquette Senior High School, which won the boys team title. There were also two ...

Sports briefs

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Munising wrestlers eliminated MOUNT PLEASANT — Munising proved to be as big an underdog as the seeding suggested at the MHSAA Division 4 team wrestling finals on Friday afternoon. The Mustangs, seeded eighth in the eight-team D4 finals, lost 79-0 to No. 1 Hudson in the quarterfinals. That ...

10 NMU swimmers, divers off to nationals

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Ten members of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams at Northern Michigan University have qualified for the upcoming NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving National Championships. Eight swimmers and two divers are among the 51 GLIAC ...

3 Redmen icers earn league honors

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff CALUMET — Marquette junior forward Joey Phillips, junior defenseman Aydin Frost and sophomore goaltender Tyler Bergwall have earned all-conference honors from the Great Lakes Hockey Conference. Phillips and Frost were named to the league’s Second Team, while ...

Gwinn, Newberry victorious

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff EBEN — Gwinn worked the ball inside early and often Friday night to build an early lead and take a 67-51 victory over Superior Central in a boys basketball game played Friday night. “We started out well with good energy and created some good opportunities for our ...

Calumet speed keeps Marquette Redmen hockey players on their heels

Prep Sports

CALUMET — There was one simple difference Thursday night between Calumet Copper Kings and the Marquette Redmen that anyone in the Calumet Colosseum could see — the Copper Kings used their speed to take advantage of the Redmen en route to a 3-0 victory to close out the regular season. With ...

Marquette Mutineers adult hockey team home this weekend

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Mutineers are looking to bounce back starting tonight after two straight losses in the Great Lakes Hockey League. The Mutineers host the Calumet Wolverines at Lakeview Arena in Marquette at 8 p.m. today and Saturday. Marquette’s defense has struggled for two ...

Youth recreational soccer league registration open

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MARQUETTE — Online registration is now open for the spring and summer season in the Superiorland Soccer Association’s recreational program. For ages 4 to 19, all abilities of players are welcome to join with a season that runs from May to July. For more information and to register, ...

Wildcats have one last chance

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University hockey team is down to its last chance. NMU heads into this weekend, the final weekend of the regular season, with two games to clinch a WCHA playoff spot. The Wildcats are in eighth place, which is the final spot, but Alabama-Huntsville is just ...

Comeback spurs Redmen to victory over Gladstone

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School boys basketball team overcame an early nine-point deficit Wednesday night to defeat the Gladstone Braves, 54-47, in a matchup of top-five Upper Peninsula Class ABC teams. The Redmen began their comeback in the second quarter after falling behind ...

Win keeps Negaunee alive in M-PC boys race

Prep Sports

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee defeated Westwood 62-44 in a high school boys basketball game played Wednesday at Lakeview Memorial Gym that was crucial for the Miners. It kept Negaunee alive in its quest to gain at least a share of the Mid-Peninsula Conference title with just two games to go. The ...