Sports

Northern’s new guy in net

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — It’s not easy to replace one of the all-time greats at your school, but that’s what Nolan Kent has the chance to do this fall for the Northern Michigan University hockey team. After playing backup to two-time WCHA Goaltender of the Year Atte Tolvanen, Kent is now the ...

Progress means more playoffs

Prep Sports

2019 schedule (* West PAC Iron Division game) Thurs., Aug. 29 — * BARK RIVER-HARRIS, 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 6 — * at Manistique, 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 13 — * LAKE LINDEN-HUBBELL, 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 20 — HANCOCK, 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 27 — at Houghton, 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 4 — ...

Baseball made up of dreams and nightmares

Sports Columns

When I look at baseball right now, it seems to be full of dreams and nightmares. Not much in between. If you’re a Detroit Tigers fan, it is the nightmares. The Tigers are awful, potentially legendarily awful. What makes it worse, though, is that players who have left the franchise have ...

Redmen strikers stumble at Heritage Soccer Showcase

Prep Sports

Above, Marquette’s Connor Johnson advances the ball against Huron High School Saturday in Saginaw. (Photo submitted). The Redmen boys soccer team traveled downstate for the Heritage Soccer Showcase Tournament and was dealt three losses. Marquette fell to Heritage 1-0, Huron 2-1 and ...

Close no longer close enough

Prep Sports

2019 schedule (* West PAC Copper Division game) Thurs., Aug. 29 — * at Iron Mountain, 7 p.m. ET Fri., Sept. 6 — * CALUMET, 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 13 — * at Hancock, 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 20 — at Manisitque, 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 27 — ISHPEMING, 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 4 — ...

Beautiful day at the Park

Prep Sports

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — Temperatures hung around in the 50s, while the morning sun shone down on Lake Superior and over Presque Isle Park. It made for a perfect setting to end the first week of the high school cross country season for seven teams ...

Redettes spikers open season with win at Kingsford Invite

Prep Sports

By JOHN VRANCIC Escanaba Daily Press KINGSFORD — Marquette sophomore outside hitter Seiler Hruska puts plenty of time into her game during the off-season. It showed in a season-opening volleyball meet Friday as the Marquette Redettes captured the title in the Kingsford Invitational by ...

Westwood girls netters dominate at Kingsford Invitational

Prep Sports

By MATT McCARTHY Iron Mountain Daily News and Journal Sports Staff KINGSFORD — Westwood prevailed as the top team at Friday’s Kingsford Invitational tennis tournament. The Patriots, with an overall team score of 45 points, had six first place finishers. West Iron County was second with ...

Dan Ellis, Casey Lubahn capture Wawonowin 2-man best ball title

Scoreboard

CHAMPION — Dan Ellis and Casey Lubahn won the championship flight by four strokes in Wawonowin Country Club’s annual two-man best ball tournament held June 8-9. Ellis and Lubahn shot 64 the first day under hard and fast conditions, then 65 around significant rain the second day for 129. ...

Bowling leagues

Scoreboard

River Rock Lanes Mon. Men & Women Seniors — Bob Fleury 236-649, Sandy Hebert 472; Mark Stuart 204, Bill Holm 577; Mike Laurin 578, Darrell Olson 575, Lyn Rolain 208-545 Fri. Men’s Senior All-Timers — Chuck Pool 244-587, Bob Fleury 224-622, Bob Belmore 223-563, Dave Kangas 549, ...