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Spartans finally get it right

Sports Columns

The college hockey coaching carousel continues to go round and round this offseason as schools try to decide who will be their bench boss for the next few years. Northern Michigan University is one of those schools, but the Wildcats are still trying to figure out who their leader will be, ...

In the swing of things

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — The Negaunee Miners softball team scored nine late runs Friday afternoon to earn an 11-5 win over Kingsford in the first game of the Spring Swing Softball Tournament inside the Superior Dome. Negaunee left fielder Alexis Hill said her team needed a few innings of experience to ...

Hematites cruise at Menominee Quad

Local Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MENOMINEE — Even though the track and field season has just begun, the Ishpeming Hematites are already looking strong again. The Hematites swept both the boys and girls meets at the Menominee Quadrangular Thursday afternoon. The boys team finished with 91 ...

Gwinn Mixed Doubles Horseshoe League holding preseason meeting

Local Sports

GWINN — The Gwinn Mixed Doubles Horseshoe League invites new and returning players as it holds its organizational meeting in two weeks. The meeting, which is also the deadline for signing up teams, will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at the Hide-Away Bar in Gwinn. The league plays ...

GLIAC honors Northern Michigan University winter athletes

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Nearly 50 student-athletes from Northern Michigan University earned All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence honors from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the winter sports season. The 49 honorees added to similar fall awards give NMU 122 who have earned ...

MHSAA seeks student advisers

Prep Sports

EAST LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association is seeking sophomores to serve on its Student Advisory Council for the next two school years. Four boys and four girls from the Class of 2019 will be selected for two-year terms to meet on matters related to maintaining and ...

Ishpeming-Negaunee Women’s Horseshoe League seeks teams, players

Local Sports

NEGAUNEE — The Ishpeming-Negaunee Women’s Horseshoe League invites new teams and new players for the upcoming season. The league, which plays on Tuesday nights from May through August, is divided into two divisions based on teams’ performance from the previous season. New teams start in ...