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Robert Lickus gets 2nd career hole-in-one

MARQUETTE — Robert Lickus recorded his second lifetime hole-in-one on Aug. 22 at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course in Chocolay Township. Lickus used a pitching wedge to ace the 119-yard, par-3 14th hole. Witnesses were Robert Kirkbride, Vern Jarvis and Lou Lambert.

Negaunee senior hockey registering

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Senior Hockey League will hold registration for its season from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Negaunee Ice Arena. For more information, call Tom Bleau at 475-5737.

Marquette-Gwinn Oldtimers game set

MARQUETTE — Marquette will host Gwinn in an Oldtimers softball game at 5 p.m. Friday. The game will be played at Lions Field in Trowbridge Park in Marquette Township. No word was available about whether the teams will attempt a return match in Gwinn this season. The Marquette team has ...

SSA to hold annual meeting

MARQUETTE — The Superiorland Soccer Association will hold its annual general meeting a week after Labor Day. The general meeting will includes elections for several board positions along with gauging interest for those who would like the executive board as general directors. All are ...

Humidity takes its toll

MARQUETTE — Though temperatures were only in the 70s throughout Saturday morning, high humidity plagued competitors in the Marquette Marathon. Joe Ketarkus of Madison, Wisconsin, made sure the winning time didn’t go over three hours for the first time in the event’s nine-year ...

Marquette Marathon counts 1,000-plus registered

MARQUETTE — Online registration is available through 9 p.m. today for the three adult races of the Marquette Marathon. Already just over 1,000 people are listed as signed up in advance. The full marathon starts at 7:30 a.m. in Ishpeming at West Euclid Street near the Cliffs Shaft Mine ...

Jeremy Hudson earns first hole-in-one at Gentz’s

MARQUETTE — Jeremy Hudson of Marquette recorded his first hole-in-one at Gentz’s Homestead Golf Course in Chocolay Township on Aug. 23. He used a 6-iron to ace the fourth hole. Witnesses were Brandon Knopp, Brian Wojan, Dave Bradley, Bob Fassbender and Tim Smith.

Negaunee Men’s Pool League to meet

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Men’s Pool League will hold its organizational meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Pasquali’s in Negaunee. All teams should have a representative present and league play is set to begin on Sept. 26. For more information, call Clark at 475-4466.

Michigan Tech Huskies football team opens with 20-10 win at Truman State

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Michigan Tech football kicked off its season Thursday night with a 20-10 nonconference victory at Truman State. “I think the key thing for us tonight was our ability to successfully run the football,” Michigan Tech head coach Steve Olson said in a release from the ...

‘Pump it Up!’ golf tourney to take place Monday

NORWAY — The “Pump it Up!” golf tournament will take place Monday at Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway. This four-person scramble is a fundraiser for Oak Crest’s new pump station. “That’s something we are in desperate need of,” said Kevin Londo, director of golf and operations ...

U.P. Baseball Championship set for September 16

NEGAUNEE — The second annual Upper Peninsula Baseball Championship will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Negaunee Irontown Field. Set for 2:30 p.m., the game pits the Marquette County Mavericks against the Superior National Bank-Stanton Wildcats. The Mavericks were the playoff champion ...

Marquette finishes sweep of Oldtimers softball series with Negaunee

MARQUETTE — Marquette pulled off a sweep of Oldtimers softball games against Negaunee this summer, winning the rematch 13-6 on Friday at Hurley Field in Marquette after posting a 10-1 victory in Negaunee on July 11. At Hurley, Negaunee opened with two runs in the top of the first with a ...

Youth tennis clinics offered

MARQUETTE — Several youth tennis clinics will be offered at the Marquette Senior High School courts starting next week. A clinic for youths ages 10 years and under will be offered on Monday nights from Labor Day through Oct. 1, while a middle school-aged clinic will be held on Wednesday ...

Cougars celebrate with 46-24 win over Forest Park

By JOHN VRANCIC Escanaba Daily Press EBEN — As sure as the rain was falling at their home field at the end of Friday night’s football game, the Superior Central Cougars were celebrating a season-opening victory. The Cougars, led by seniors Beau Rondeau and Roubans Fink, earned a 46-24 ...

Carter Mason gets 2nd hole-in-one at Wawonowin Country Club

CHAMPION — Club member Carter Mason recorded his second career hole-in-one on Saturday at Wawonowin Country Club. Using a 5-iron, he aced the par-3, 189-yard eighth hole and finished his nine-hole round with 34. Witness to his feat was Jordan Mason.

Control wasn’t total

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — For the majority of its season opener, the Negaunee football team seemed to be in control. The Miners’ rushing attack was chugging downfield and the defense kept Iron Mountain off the scoreboard throughout the first half. What ...

Ishpeming, Westwood start seasons with a bang

By Journal Sports Staff MANISTIQUE — After an injury-plagued 2017 season, the Ishpeming football team was looking to start this season healthy and on a good note. The Hematites definitely accomplished that feat Friday night as they pounded Manistique 52-0. Ishpeming scored 38 points in ...

Marquette, Negaunee Oldtimers to meet again

MARQUETTE — The “big city folk” from Marquette are creeping closer to evening their Oldtimers Softball series with Negaunee. After posting a 10-1 victory in Negaunee during that city’s Pioneer Days in early July, the teams will meet up again later this week. Admission is free to watch ...