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Bay College announces basketball schedule

ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College, the Bay College Norse, will play a 30-game schedule, including 13 games at home, in both men’s and women’s basketball later this fall and throughout the winter. With area players who include Dre Tuominen of Negaunee and Darien Nichols of ...

Wildcats split pair of GLIAC volleyball matches

ALLENDALE — Northern Michigan University split a pair of four-set GLIAC road matches on the volleyball court over the weekend, defeating Wayne State on Friday night before falling at Grand Valley State on Saturday afternoon. NMU 3, Wayne State 1 In Detroit on Friday, the Wildcats bounced ...

Wildcats rule Bay meet

FLAT ROCK — It was a great day for a college cross country meet Saturday at Beauchamp’s Grove near Gladstone as the Northern Michigan University women and Michigan Tech men took home titles. The Wildcats won the women’s race with a perfect score of 15 points, followed by Lake Superior ...

Wildcat women’s golf finishes second

ALLENDALE — Senior Haley Hewer led the Northern Michigan University women’s golf team to a runner-up finish at the Gilda’s Club Laker Fall Invitational hosted by Grand Valley State that ended Sunday. The Wildcats had 618 strokes over the event’s two days to the host Lakers’ 591. ...

Negaunee runners sweep Escanaba Invite

By Journal Sports Staff ESCANABA — The Negaunee cross country teams swept the two races at the Escanaba Invitational Saturday morning. The Miner girls won the six-team race with 40 points and also took the top two individual spots. Emily Paupore finished first with a time of 19:13, while ...

Mike Misterly wins Pick Your Tee golf tournament at Red Fox Run

K.I. SAWYER — Mike Misterly won the Red Fox Run’s Pick Your Tee golf tournament held Sept. 23. Players had a choice of the tees they used, subtracting their corresponding handicap for them. Misterly shot a net score of 8-under-par 63, while a trio of players shared runner-up honors two ...

Just talking about hockey

MARQUETTE — With the WCHA season beginning this weekend, the college hockey league that includes all three Upper Peninsula schools kicked things off with its annual media day on Monday afternoon. The main storyline mentioned by not only WCHA Commissioner Bill Robertson, but by every coach ...

NMU’s Mayon named GLIAC’s top player on offense

BAY CITY — Junior running back Jake Mayon of the Northern Michigan University football team was named the GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance at the Superior Dome on Saturday afternoon in a 24-14 win against new league member Davenport University. The win was the first ...

Marquette joins area teams receiving UPSSA votes

NEGAUNEE — Marquette Senior High School’s schedule is apparently getting respect from voters in the weekly Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association high school football polls. Despite still having a modest 2-3 record, the Redmen received two votes in the Big Five poll, ...

Wykons upend Ishpeming netters

ISHPEMING — Audrey Stetson and MaKenzee VanBuren averted a shutout for Ishpeming as the Hematites completed their dual-meet season in girls high school tennis with a 7-1 loss to West Iron County on Monday afternoon. Stetson and VanBuren pulled off a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 victory at No. 3 ...

Marquette trio wins scramble

MARQUETTE — The team of Mike Marietta, Chad Wester and Rich Koskey of Marqeutte won the championship flight of the Fall 3-Man Scramble by three strokes at the Marquette Golf Club on Sunday. Playing on the Greywalls course, the trio shot 55 Saturday and 61 Sunday for a total of 116, coming ...

Team Copper Country sweeps Fox Motors in youth hockey

HOUGHTON — Looking to remain unbeaten after coming into Saturday with a record of 13-0-1, the defending national champion Team Copper Country Tier II Under-18 hockey team won a pair of games over Marquette Fox Motors, 8-0 and 7-3, at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. In the opener, Team CC ...

Winners named in Chili Scramble

K.I. SAWYER — The team of Nicholas Kosinski, Charlie Kosinski, Andrew Cherniwchan and Kyle Zorza shot an 11-under-par score of 60 to win the first flight of the 4-Person Chili Scramble at Red Fox Run Golf Course on Sept. 16. Tanner Norman, Andrew Macario, Nick Bazinette and Bryan ...

Dave Harris, Jim Aird win senior scramble at Red Fox Run

K.I. SAWYER — Dave Harris and Jim Aird shot a 6-under-par 65 to win the 50-59-year-old division of the 2-Man Senior Scramble held at Red Fox Run Golf Course on Sept. 7. Taking the 60-69 division was Gunnar Korpinen and Dave Anderson with 67, while winning the 70-and-over was Jack Woodall ...

Negaunee native Dan Ellis wins state golf title

By Golf Association of Michigan LANSING — Golf coaches Dan Ellis of East Lansing and Jimmy Dewling of Bloomfield Hills worked their strengths to perfection in winning the fourth Golf Association of Michigan Four-Ball Championship at the Country Club of Lansing on Wednesday. The former ...

Let one get away

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer ISHPEMING — During every football season, it seems like most teams will have a loss that got away. For Ishpeming, that game happened Friday night against Gladstone as the Hematites basically beat themselves. Ishpeming held the undefeated Braves ...

Williams runs Negaunee to victory at Gwinn

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer GWINN — Robbie Williams had three rushing touchdowns and rushed for 140 yards to lead Negaunee to a 34-6 Mid-Peninsula Conference road victory at Gwinn on Friday night. Both teams now stand at 2-3 overall after the game played at McCormick ...