NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Blasters advanced out of the play-in game for the Superiorland Baseball League playoffs with a 9-5 victory over Jill Leonard-State Farm on Sunday at the Irontown Field in Negaunee.
The Blasters earned the No. 4 seed in the playoffs and play in the final four of the ...
MARQUETTE — Seven golfers qualified Sunday in both the Senior Club and Ladies Club championships at the Marquette Golf Club.
The seven who qualified join the defending champion for an eight-player field this weekend.
In the Senior Club Championship, Jon Kamps shot 75 to win by four ...
By RYAN SPITZA
Journal Sports Writer
MARQUETTE — Sunshine and temperatures in the 80s set the stage for the 19th annual Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic on Saturday.
Michigan’s largest mass-start, point-to-point event, the Ore to Shore draws thousands of cycling enthusiasts to ...
Meet the Miners on Wednesday
NEGAUNEE — The seasonal Meet the Miners Night at Negaunee High School will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the high school auditorium.
All fall sports athletes are expected to attend with a parent or guardian.
Team introductions with coaches and athletes ...
K.I. SAWYER — Jordan Jurmu couldn’t have picked a much better time to record another career hole-in-one.
Jurmu, 17, has had three aces reported to The Mining Journal in past years, but this latest one came at the Red Fox Shootout on Saturday and helped clinch the title for him on the ...
U.P. Golf Association Men’s Championships
Hunter Eichhorn 64-65-68-70—267
Mark Clements 72-67-71-70—280
Gunnar Stein 71-68-73-72—284
Ryan Pepin 74-65-75-76—290
Nick Markell 68-70-77-76—291
Tom LaVigne 73-69-77-74—293
NORWAY — Back-to-back eagles can do wonders for one’s golf game.
Even for the man leading the 104th UP Golf Association Championships by 13 strokes.
Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn, sparked by consecutive eagles on the fifth and sixth holes, shot a four-under par 68 in Thursday’s third ...
MARQUETTE -- Golfers can still register for the sixth annual Grant Henriksen Memorial Fundraiser Golf Scramble.
The event is set for Saturday, Aug. 18 at Marquette Golf Club.
The scramble has a noon shotgun start with four-player teams. People can register a team or individual to then be ...
MARQUETTE — One of the Midwest’s premier mountain bike races takes place on Saturday right here in Marquette County.
The 19th annual Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic will again draw thousands of cyclists from around the world.
Sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s are in the forecast ...
CHAMPION — Chris Moffatt of Ishpeming recorded the rarest of golf scores, an albatross, or double eagle, at the Wawonowin Country Club during men’s league play on Wednesday.
Moffatt scored a 2 on the par-5, 476-yard 15th hole while finishing with career-low 18-hole round of ...
ESCANABA — This weekend’s 43rd annual Bark River Off-Road Rumble racing event will feature championship drivers from Canada and all over the Midwest competing for top honors.
The Lucas Oil short course summer off-road series, event No. 4 of the 2018 season, will be staged Friday through ...
104th U.P. Golf Association Men’s Championships
Top 12 and ties
Hunter Eichhorn 64-65—129
Nick Markell 68-70—138
Mark Clements 72-67—139
Ryan Pepin 74-65—139
Gunnar Stein 71-68—139
Mike Solda 68-72—140
Tom LaVigne 73-69—142
NORWAY — Carney’s Hunter Eichhorn attacked Oak Crest Golf Course and emerged with the first-round lead Tuesday in the 104th edition of the Upper Peninsula Golf Association Men’s Championship.
Eichhorn tallied an 8-under-par 64 to take a three-shot lead over Kyle Pouliot, a 2016 graduate ...
GWINN — Dark and gloomy skies lingered over the Forsyth Township Ball Field on Monday night, but that didn’t prevent a Superiorland Baseball League game from being played.
Thunderclouds only threatened as Coldwell Banker-Craig Heinonen and Jill Leonard-State Farm were able to complete a ...
MARQUETTE — The Superiorland Baseball League is seeking players and coaches to form a sixth team for the 2019 season.
The adult baseball league is currently in its second season, and is looking to expand from five to six teams for next year.
The league is meant for those who want to ...
K.I. SAWYER — Jerry Smith of Big Bay recorded his first career hole-in-one on Thursday at the Red Fox Run Golf Course at K.I. Sawyer.
Smith used a 7-wood on the par-3, 149-yard second hole for his ace.
Witnesses were playing partners Larry Buzzo, Dennis Malaney and Stuart Bennett.
CRYSTAL FALLS — The Upper Peninsula Strongman competition, featuring strength tests for men and women, will start at 1 p.m. EDT Saturday at Butler Potato Farm in Crystal Falls.
Scheduled events are farmer’s carry, overhead lift medley, push-pull prowler, stone over bar-rock lift and ...
MENOMINEE — The Gladstone Indians knew they had their work cut out going into last weekend’s games in the Class A state American Legion baseball tournament.
That’s because Gladstone dropped a 9-7 decision to Menominee Red Wave on Friday night, meaning it needed to win three games to ...
IRON MOUNTAIN — Escanaba’s Barb Scott likes her success rate at the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association Senior Championships.
“Two for two,” Scott said. “I guess I ought to keep playing.”
In her first quest last year to win a senior title, Scott rallied in the final holes to ...
GLADSTONE — A pair of junior golfers added to their abundant links hardware here on Monday, but perhaps the biggest story was the lack of participation.
Only 39 juniors played in the final round of the Upper Peninsula Golf Association’s annual tournament, with tourney director Tony Pouliot ...