NEGAUNEE — Elizabeth Farley put up a stats line that showed she came to play as Westwood ground out a back-and-forth five-set victory over Negaunee in a Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball match played at the Miners’ Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium on Tuesday night.
Farley made 13 kills, 11 ...
(* Western U.P. 8-Man Conference game)
Saturday, Aug. 26 — * at Ontonagon, 1 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 31 — * at Rapid River, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 9 — * vs. Carney-Nadeau, 1 p.m. EDT (at Powers)
Friday, Sept. 15 — * at Forest Park, 7 p.m. EDT
Saturday, Sept. ...
MUNISING — The Ishpeming boys made a statement in their cross country opener Tuesday, running away with the Larissa Varti Memorial Invitational hosted by Munising High School.
Ishpeming, placing six runners in the top 10, won this meet for the third straight time with 29 points. The ...
STEPHENSON — Munising junior Daryn Johnson made seven kills, 13 digs and two service aces but it wasn’t enough to keep Stephenson from earning a three-set, 25-21, 25-19, 25-23 victory in a high school volleyball match played Tuesday night.
Senior Kelsea Ackerman added five kills and 22 ...
ISHPEMING — Megan Syrjala joined her teammates in the win column, though she had a hard-fought battle to get there, as Negaunee scored an 8-0 victory over Ishpeming in a high school girls tennis meet held Tuesday.
Playing at No. 1 singles, Syrjala recorded a 7-5, 6-3 victory over the ...
(* West PAC game)
Friday, Aug. 25 — * at Houghton, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 31 — LAKE LINDEN-HUBBELL, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 8 — at Westwood, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 15 — * HANCOCK, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 22 — * at Hurley, Wis., 7 p.m. EDT
Friday, Sept. 29 — ...
MUNISING — A fundraiser for the Munising Hockey Association will be held during the Summer Concert in the Park series on Tuesday at Bayshore Park in Munising.
Cooking Carberry’s will be making and selling pizzas from its wood-fired oven to help out the hockey group, while MHA parents and ...
MARQUETTE — Weightlifter Taylor Turner of the Olympic Training Site at Northern Michigan University finished seventh in her weight class on Monday at the World University Game being held in Taipei, Taiwan.
Competing in the 58-kilogram (127.9-pound) division, Turner lifted 85 kg (187.4 lbs.) ...
ISHPEMING — Renae Schuetter didn’t have much room to work with when she came up to serve in the second set of the first high school volleyball match of the season in Ishpeming on Monday night.
The senior defensive specialist for Manistique faced a 24-13 deficit against their hosts, fellow ...
(* Mid-Peninsla Conference game)
Friday, Aug. 25 — at Boyne City, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 31 — CALUMET, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 8 — * at Gladstone, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 15 — * IRON MOUNTAIN, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 22 — * at Gwinn, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 29 — ...
MARQUETTE — Sue Micklow defended her Ladies Club Championship title Sunday afternoon at the Marquette Golf Club.
Playing on the Greywalls course, Micklow won 3 and 1 in the finals to capture her 14th club championship, most ever at the club.
Other flight winners were Anna Mendelin in ...
• Marquette at West Iron County, 10 a.m. EDT today
• Westwood at Marquette, 11 a.m. Wednesday
KINGSFORD — Marquette swept the four flights of singles and carried doubles, too, in a 7-1 high school girls tennis victory at Kingsford on Monday ...
MARQUETTE — The Dead River Derby of Marquette outscored the Kingsford Krush 371-88 in a roller derby bout at Lakeview Arena in Marquette on Saturday evening.
Further details were not available.
CHANNING — A third-inning rally by Channing gave the Railroaders the lead but it wasn’t enough to hold off the Marquette County Mavericks in the playoff championship game of the Superiorland Baseball League on Saturday evening.
That’s because the Mavericks scored six runs total in the ...
There were many good storylines during the 2016 high school football season in the Upper Peninsula, but Gwinn was arguably the best one.
For the first time in 17 years, the Modeltowners made the playoffs behind the strength of a good backfield and a big offensive line.
Even though they ...
By Journal Sports Staff
MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team announced its 2018 schedule this week.
The Wildcats will open 2018 with a home exhibition game against Albion Saturday, Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. in the Superior Dome.
Northern then goes on the ...
MARQUETTE — Last year was a difficult one, to say the least, for the Marquette Senior High School Redmen.
After making the playoffs the previous five seasons, the Redmen were crippled in 2016 by both the injury bug and a brutal schedule that was stacked with playoff teams like Traverse ...
ISHPEMING — It took a while for things to get going for the Westwood football team last season.
The Patriots were young and it showed in their first few games, but as it got later in the fall, they showed improvement. In looking back at his first year as head coach, Scott Syrjala described ...
Are athletes supposed to be role models?
This is a debate that comes up every now and then, but it never gets settled.
Some believe very strongly about this, almost demanding that athletes just quietly go about their business and play the game. Others are more lenient about it and would ...
Participants started down the trail of the 100k race during the Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon at the NTN Forestville Trailhead Saturday morning. (Journal photos by Corey Kelly)