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Calumet outscores Mutineers Fri.

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 ...

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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 ...

Marquette Senior High School girls win cross country skiing state title

TRAVERSE CITY — The Marquette Senior High School girls cross country ski team won the Michigan High School state championship at the VASA Trails last weekend. Freshman Ericka Asmus led the Redettes with an overall runner-up finish. Senior teammate Bethany Wright was fifth, junior Isabel ...

Marquette Mutineers adult hockey team home this weekend

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

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, ...

High school bowler Jacklyn Lenten of Ishpeming-Negaunee really a senior

In Monday’s bowling column by Steve Brownlee, Ishpeming-Negaunee bowler Jacklyn Lenten, who qualified in the 16th and final spot for match play of the 61-girl Upper Peninsula Bowling Conference girls singles finals, should have been listed as a senior on the team.

Marquette’s Adam Hamari gets call-up as Major League Baseball umpire

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Joyce has joined John Hirschbeck, Tim Welke and Bob Davidson in retiring from Major League Baseball’s umpire staff. The commissioner’s office said Tuesday that Adam Hamari of Marquette, Pat Hoberg, Gabe Morales and Carlos Torres have been promoted to the full-time ...

Coaches named to Upper Peninsula high school all-star football game

MARQUETTE — Coaches have been named and the schedule determined for the 10th anniversary of the Upper Peninsula Football All-Star Game in June at the Superior Dome in Marquette. With this year’s game shifting away from geographical teams, instead a draft by coaches will be held on ...

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Marquette boys power past Soo MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School boys basketball team parlayed a 24-point second quarter into a 68-61 victory over Sault Ste. Marie at the Redmen gym on Saturday afternoon. Six Redmen players made a bucket in the second quarter to turn an 18-16 ...

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NMU’s Maschmeyer a finalist EDINA, Minnesota — Northern Michigan University defenseman Brock Maschmeyer is among three WCHA players who are in the 10 finalists for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award in college hockey. The other two from the WCHA are Bemidji State forward Brendan Harms and ...

Youth soccer referee course offered

MARQUETTE — A soccer referee certification and recertification course will be held during March in Marquette. The Superiorland Soccer Association will host the two-day seminar on March 4-5 at the Days Inn of Marquette for those interested in being referees during the May to July ...

Finlandia University ends women’s hockey winless streak

HANCOCK (AP) — Finlandia’s winless hockey season is over. Kait Ryynanen scored a power-play goal 9 seconds into overtime, and the Finlandia women topped St. Norbert 2-1 on Saturday to snap a 70-game losing streak. Sierra Meiners also scored for Finlandia, and goalie Annah Smiddy stopped ...

Winless men’s, women’s hockey teams at Finlandia press on undeterred

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer Since the NCAA began recognizing women’s hockey, there has never been a season where a school has seen both its men’s and women’s teams lose every game on the schedule. That might change soon. Meet the hockey programs at Finlandia University and ...

IHS loses heartbreaker

ISHPEMING — It was a fitting end for a pair of teams vying for the championship of the Mid-Peninsula Conference. Fans attending the Norway-at-Ishpeming girls basketball game were treated to a contest that went down to the wire. With 29.2 seconds left, Knights senior Britta Grayvold made a ...

NMU women suffer another last-second setback

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team is within seconds of a nine-game winning streak. Instead, the Wildcats are 5-4 in that stretch dating back nearly a month with all four losses in that time coming down to the closing seconds. That includes Thursday ...

Marquette runners-up at Big Powderhorn

By Journal Sports Staff BESSEMER — Despite a sweep by boys racer Truman Durand, neither the Marquette boys nor girls teams were able to pull out victories at a high school ski meet held at Big Powderhorn Resort on Thursday. Durand won the boys slalom by more than 6 1/2 seconds, cobbling ...

Mattson leads Munising’s early surge; Miners top Mountaineers

By Journal Sports Staff FELCH — Senior Frankie Mattson led a staggering offensive attack in the first quarter as the Munising High School girls basketball team ran past North Dickinson 87-44 on Thursday night. Mattson scored 18 points in the opening eight minutes as the Mustangs took a ...

NMU men lose by 1

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Saginaw Valley State’s C.J. Turnage sank a pair of free throws with a half-second left to spoil a season-high scoring night by sophomore guard of Northern Michigan University on Thursday night at the Berry Event Center. The free throws lifted the ...

Wildcats add 3 swim, dive titles

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Northern Michigan University swimmers and divers won three events for the second straight day Thursday at the GLIAC Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by Saginaw Valley State. Two of Thursday’s winners also won on the first day of the four-day event that ends ...