Local Sports

Roses top 3 at Terra-X snowmobile event

Braden Rose of Harvey, left, on a Ski-Doo finished in third place and Ryland Rose of Harvey, right, also on a Ski-Doo was runner-up in the 120cc class at the MASTERS North Country Snowmobile Club Terra-X race held in Ontonagon on Jan. 12. Klayton Kin of Ontonagon, center, on an Arctic Cat ...

NIT basketball tourney to make its return this spring

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — One of the most highly touted community basketball tournaments in the Midwest will make its return this spring after a four-year hiatus. The Negaunee Invitational Tournament is making a comeback thanks to organizers from the Negaunee ...

Remillard scores break-and-run in Negaunee

By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — Mark Remillard had a break-and-run during the Negaunee Men’s Pool League session of Dec. 27. Cascade 1 rolled to a 20-4 win over Pasquali’s 2, whle Eagles 2 tripled out for an 18-6 win over Pasquali’s 3. Pasquali’s 1 took a 17-7 win over Cascade ...

Bowling leagues

River Rock Lanes Sun. Just For Fun — Jason Annala 212-558, Susie Crawford 143-389, Gutter Gang 1279-3619; Floyd Crawford 197-494, Pamela Busser 186-518, Team #2 1263-3686 Mon. Men & Women Seniors — Mike Laurin 259, Glenn Hintsala 615, Roxie Willey 173, Joleen North 444 Mon. ...

Carlson, Ball star in Ishpeming

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Dan “DC” Carlson of Wonder Bar had a break-and-run and Kevin Ball of Rainbow an 8-ball break during the Ishpeming Men’s Pool League on Jan. 9. Jack’s 1 scored the biggest victory, 19-5 over Jack’s 3, while Wonder Bar tripled up Paradise 18-6, ...

Sports briefs

Hematite Invite set for spring ISHPEMING — The inaugural Hematite Invitational Tournament is set to be held this spring. The three-week, double-elimination basketball tournament will be begin the weekend of March 29-31 with three divisions and a maximum of eight teams per division. The ...

Area professional Josh Kitto earns tennis credentials

MARQUETTE — Area tennis professional Josh Kitto has completed licensing requirements for further credentials through the Professional Tennis Registry. Pros are required to complete 12 credits every three years in topics that include player development, sports science, business and ...

Ishpeming’s Dawsen Emanuelson gets ready for Detroit tournament

Sophomore Dawsen Emanuelson, 15, of Ishpeming High School has to make vacation plans this summer. That’s because he joined an Escanaba bowler in winning a Junior Gold qualifier tournament held in Escanaba over the recent holidays. That earned Emanuelson a trip to Detroit in July for the ...

Trappers Workshop scheduled for February

HERMANSVILLE — The Upper Peninsula Trappers Association will hold its 14th annual Trappers Workshop at the Hermansville Community Center from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EST on Feb. 2. Among the demonstrations scheduled are one on mink, muskrat and raccoon trapping, another on weasel trapping and one ...

10th annual SISU Ski Fest set for Ironwood this weekend

IRONWOOD — The 10th annual SISU Ski Fest takes place near Ironwood this weekend. The event’s centerpiece are the 31-kilometer SISU and 15K Heikki Lunta point-to-point cross country ski races held Saturday between the ABR Trails north to downtown Ironwood. A noncompetitive 5K Hauska ...

Superiorland soccer players learn from the pros at Superior Dome camp

MARQUETTE — Several youth players from the Superiorland Soccer Association and the Marquette United Soccer Club travel program received a once-in-a-lifetime professional learning experience right at home this weekend. Youth soccer camps were held at the Superior Dome Thursday through ...

Ackerman sisters help Bay College women’s basketball team sweep weekend

ESCANABA — The Ackerman twin sisters from Munising came off the bench and combined to score 11 points in Bay College’s 76-49 victory over Alpena Community College in women’s basketball action on Saturday. The game was part of the opening round of Bay’s Quality Inn & Suites Holiday ...

Brownlee’s back in the Barcalounger saddle

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

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 ...

USA Luge names Cookman to US Natural Track Luge Team

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

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

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 ...