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Redettes celebrate Senior Night

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MARQUETTE — Lauren Wilkinson helped celebrate for herself and fellow 12th-graders on Senior Night Thursday as the Marquette volleyball team swept Menominee 25-14, 25-21, 25-17. “It was an emotional night for the team, especially seniors Lauren Wilkinson, Chloe Hale, Ellie Hicks, Peyton ...

Rick Comley Rink to be dedicated

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MARQUETTE — It’s been said that one of the greatest honors in sports is if your school or team names a facility after you. On Saturday night, legendary former Northern Michigan University head hockey coach Rick Comley will receive that honor as his name will be spread across center ...

Consistent high level

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GWINN — It’s been a few years since the Gwinn volleyball team has had a strong level of consistency, and on Thursday night, the Modeltowners showed just how good they can be this season. Gwinn took control quickly in all three sets and emerged victorious over Negaunee. The win kept ...

Eliasson leads NMU golfers

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TIFFIN, Ohio — Junior Martin Eliasson finished tied for third to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish at the Kyle Ryman Memorial Tournament hosted by GLIAC member Tiffin University. The two-day, three-round tourney wrapped up Sunday at the Mohawk ...

Deep Marquette teams sweep at Gladstone

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By MIKE MATTSON Escanaba Daily Press ESCANABA — Thursday was a good day for cross country for high school runners at Beauchamp’s Grove in Flat Rock. The day featured cool temperatures and overcast skies. It was, as Marquette coach Kyle Detmers said, “A good day to be a Redmen ... ...

Martin Eliasson leads Northern Michigan University men golfers

NMU Sports

TIFFIN, Ohio — Junior Martin Eliasson finished tied for third to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish at the Kyle Ryman Memorial Tournament hosted by GLIAC member Tiffin University. The two-day, three-round tourney wrapped up Sunday at the Mohawk ...

After tough loss at MTU, Northern gridders regroup for Ashland

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MARQUETTE — Last weekend, the Northern Michigan University football team rolled into Houghton hoping to end a seven-game losing streak to archrival Michigan Tech. Instead, the Wildcats came up short again and the Miners Cup stayed in the Copper Country for another year. NMU (1-3, 1-2 ...

Deep Marquette cross country teams sweep at Gladstone

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ESCANABA — Thursday was a good day for cross country for high school runners at Beauchamp’s Grove in Flat Rock. The day featured cool temperatures and overcast skies. It was, as Marquette coach Kyle Detmers said, “A good day to be a Redmen ... and Redette.” Much to Detmers’ ...

Bring the hammer

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NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee football team had an opportunity to move one step closer to a playoff bid Friday night and made sure to take advantage of it. The Miners led 20-0 after one quarter and continued to pile it on for a 42-8 blowout win over Manistique. Negaunee receiver Drew DuShane ...

Salani passes Hancock to win at Gwinn

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By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer GWINN — Colton Salani accounted for six touchdowns, five passing and one rushing, and Gwinn couldn’t hang with Hancock’s quick-strike offense as the Bulldogs defeated the Modeltowners 56-32 at McCormick Field on Friday night. Salani completed ...

Newberry upsets No. 1-ranked Norway, 28-14

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By BURT ANGELI Iron Mountain Daily News NORWAY — Top-ranked Norway suffered its first loss of the season Friday, falling to Newberry 28-14 in a Mid-Eastern Conference football game Friday night at Ronberg Field. George Sevarns threw a pair of touchdown passes and Jeff Rahilly ran for ...

Gwinn volleyball team exacts revenge on Marquette Redettes

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MARQUETTE — Gwinn exacted a certain amount of revenge Tuesday after Marquette defeated the Modeltowners in the championship match of the Redette Rumble on Sept. 23. Gwinn returned to Marquette Senior High School for a nonconference match and defeated the Redettes, 28-26, 27-25, ...