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Brownlee’s back in the Barcalounger saddle

Local Sports

Wow, it’s been both a whirlwind and a slow waiting game in the time I’ve been away for the past six — actually now that I think about it — seven weeks. Fortunately, my colleague and good friend, Renee Prusi, kept the Armchair Quarterback Barcalounger in good shape while I was away. ...

Bowling hall induction on Sunday

Local Sports

ISHPEMING — The fourth annual induction ceremony for the Marquette County Bowling Hall of Fame will be conducted by members of the Marquette County U.S. Bowling Congress Association on Sunday at River Rock Lanes in Ishpeming. During informal ceremonies that begin at 2 p.m., five new ...

Munising grabs another win

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff EBEN — Earlier this week, the Munising boys basketball team showed just how good it could be this season by putting up 99 points on the scoreboard in win over Engadine. On Wednesday, the Mustangs flexed their offensive muscles again, this time in a dominant 71-30 ...

USA Luge names Cookman to US Natural Track Luge Team

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — USA Luge has announced that Torrey Cookman of Marquette, and Henry Anderson of Appleton, Wisconsin, have been selected as members of the United States Natural Track Luge Team. Cookman and Anderson will represent the U.S. in World Championship and World Cup races throughout ...

Redmen top Braves, 61-47

Local Sports

By AUSTIN HEMMINGSON Escanaba Daily Press GLADSTONE — For one quarter, Gladstone’s Reece Castor couldn’t be stopped. However, Marquette made adjustments and held Castor scoreless in the second half on its way to a 61-47 win here Tuesday in a Great Northern Conference game. Castor ...

Nelson leads Miners to win

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Senior forward Abigail Nelson put up 19 points and made sure rival Marquette wasn’t going anywhere with a lead, hitting a critical 3-pointer late in the third to lead the Negaunee High School girls varsity basketball team passed the Redettes 56-51 at the newly-dedicated MSHS ...

Prep Boys Basketball: Miners notch first victory

Local Sports

By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — It took longer than it would’ve liked it to, but the Negaunee boys basketball team finally got its first win of the season. The Miners (1-3) took down L’Anse 76-43 Monday night behind the combined efforts of Jason Waterman and Drew Lindberg, who ...

Brunch benefits IHS basketball

Local Sports

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming VFW is hosting a brunch to benefit the Ishpeming boys basketball team. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the VFW, 310 Bank St., Ishpeming. The price for brunch — which includes pancakes, eggs and bacon — is $7 for adults with children’s ...

Nordic skiers start season with a bang

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — The Northern Michigan University Nordic skiing teams opened up their seasons with a bang over the weekend as the Wildcats won all four races as a team, including a perfect score in the men’s 15K classic race. NMU also won individual titles in both ...

Goalie Tolvanen honored

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — In probably the least surprising award so far in the college hockey season, Northern Michigan University goalie Atte Tolvanen was named WCHA Goaltender of the Week Monday afternoon. Over the course of last weekend’s split with rival Michigan ...

Echols earns GLIAC award

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff BAY CITY — It’s still early in the season, but the GLIAC might want to consider just handing its Player of the Week award to the Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team for the rest of the season as on Monday, a Wildcat claimed the award for the fourth ...

Indoors season starts well for Wildcats

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff DULUTH, Minn. — It may not look like it outside, but track and field season has begun for the Northern Michigan University women’s team. The indoor season that is, and the Wildcats got off to a solid start winning three events Saturday at the Opener at the ...

NMU men take down Wisconsin-Parkside

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Getting two easy victories in a weekend isn’t a common feat in the always competitive GLIAC, but the Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team completed that task Saturday. After crushing Purdue Northwest Thursday in a game where the ...

Patriots power on display

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — The Westwood wrestling program has been growing in strength the last couple of years and on Saturday, the Patriots put on that power on display at the Westwood Super Duals. Westwood finished 5-0 as a team at the meet, defeating second place Iron ...

Redettes bounce back in big way

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff PETOSKEY — After getting dealt a tough loss on a late shot by Brighton Friday, the Marquette girls basketball team got back on the right track Saturday afternoon as the Redettes topped Petoskey 46-14 at the Petoskey Invitational. Avery Ledy led Marquette with 17 ...