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Mattson leads Mustangs to comeback win

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MUNISING — Anthony Mattson did a little of everything and just about all of it quite well to help Munising pull off a 24-21 comeback victory over visiting Hancock on Friday night. Hancock outgained the Mustangs (2-3) 404-293, but five turnovers hurt the Bulldogs ...

Ishpeming Hematites volleyball team falls to undefeated Houghton

Prep Sports

HOUGHTON — Houghton moved to 5-0 in dual meets this volleyball season on Thursday with an impressive win over the Ishpeming Hematites. The Gremlins swept the match, 25-17, 25-18 and 25-18. Houghton dominated all three sets from the first serve to the last kill. The Hematites were only ...

Exactly what does overtime do in the NFL?

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Here’s today’s quick quiz: Name the most impressive overtime victory after two weeks of the NFL regular season. Scratchin’ your head? Are you stumped yet? OK, I’ll tell you. You’re making it up if you have an answer, because this is a trick question — no team has won an OT game ...

Bob Christian gets 2nd ace of season

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Bob Christian recorded the fifth hole-in-one of his golfing career and second this season at the Marquette Golf Club on Sept. 10. Using a gap wedge, Christian aced the 111-yard 17th hole on the Greywalls course to shoot 76 for his 18-hole round. Witnesses were playing partners ...

Youth tennis play date set at Marquette Senior High School

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School tennis courts will host a youth tennis play night from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Designed for youngsters ages 7 to 11, the event will be conducted by tennis professional Josh Kitto. Limited rackets will be made available. Cost is $7 per ...

Jesse Rittenhouse of Marquette top finisher in Iron Mountain runs

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Jesse Rittenhouse of Marquete finished as runner-up in the five-kilometer run held in conjunction with the Iron Mountain Road & Trail Half Marathon on Saturday. Rittenhouse, running in the 15-19-year-old division, finished the 5K male “Moochathon” — named after ...