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Johns leads Ishpeming girls past IM

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — No matter the venue, no matter the date, Ishpeming wasn’t going to look past Iron Mountain in a girls basketball game played Wednesday. The game, a makeup from a weather postponement last week, went upstairs to the old gym at Ishpeming High School due to a wrestling meet ...

Wildcats basketball postponed

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s basketball games scheduled for today at Davenport University in Grand Rapids have been postponed. The Panthers home games set for Saturday against Michigan Tech have also been called off due to nearly 100 students reporting symptoms of norovirus ...

Pats’ divers sweep at meet Tuesday

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — Westwood swept the diving events and won two relays during a high school boys and girls swimming and diving meet held at its pool against Houghton on Tuesday. The visiting Gremlins won the boys meet 112-53 and girls meet 129-53. The Patriots’ Bethany Laakso won the girls ...

A long-range gunner

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — Junior guard Ethan Martysz found the shooting zone on Tuesday night to insure the Marquette Senior High School boys basketball team would run away from Ishpeming for a 73-46 victory. Martysz drained seven 3-pointers to account for all 21 of his points as the Upper Peninsula’s ...

Gwinn boys go cold in 2nd half

Prep Sports

GWINN — As well as things went for the Gwinn High School boys basketball team in the first half, they went that badly in the second half as Gladstone prevailed 83-47 on Tuesday night. The Modeltowners raced to a 41-39 lead at halftime but suddenly went cold in the third quarter, scoring ...

Negaunee, Munising girls pull away from opposition

Prep Sports

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School girls basketball team hung close until it could gets its offense untracked to take a 50-36 victory over Sault Ste. Marie at Lakeview Memorial Gym in Negaunee on Tuesday. “The Soo started more ready than we were,” Miners coach Brandon Sager said. ...

Redmen icers dominate Escanaba, 5-1

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — As well as the Marquette Senior High School hockey team played in the first period, head coach Doug Garrow might’ve been even more pleased about how the Redmen played in the other two periods. MSHS outshot Escanaba 18-4 in the opening 17 minutes and put home three goals en ...

WCHA honors NMU pair of hockey players

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Not one, but two Northern Michigan University hockey players earned weekly awards from the WCHA this week after the Wildcats posted a home sweep over Bowling Green last weekend. Junior forward Troy Loggins was named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week and junior goaltender Atte ...

Negaunee cross country tops in Upper Peninsula academically

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The Negaunee High School boys and girls cross country teams were awarded academic all-state honors by the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association in November. The Miners had the highest grade-point average of all Upper Peninsula Division 1 boys teams and girls teams. The boys were at ...

Bowling leagues

Local Sports

River Rock Lanes ---------------- Sun. Just For Fun — Jay Busser 230, Brian McRae 629, Brenda Carlson 201-590, Team #1 1258-3751; Jack Lenten 261-592, Brenda Carlson 235-552, Team #1 1295, 4 Score 3700; Jay Busser 225-578, Pamela Busser 254-634, Team #6 1279-3678; Jay Busser 198-548, ...

Elizabeth Farley owns boards for Westwood girls basketball team

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — Senior forward Elizabeth Farley grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds to go with 13 points to help the Westwood girls basketball team defeat Iron Mountain 63-46 on Monday night. It was the sixth straight victory for the Patriots, who improved to 8-2 overall and 4-1 in the ...

Baraga, L’Anse take hard boys basketball losses

Prep Sports

BESSEMER — Bessemer jumped out to a 25-5 first-quarter lead in a 75-36 Copper Mountain Conference victory over the Baraga High School boys basketball team on Monday night. Senior Colten Lindemann and sophomore Zach Sackett paced the Vikings with 10 points each. Bessemer’s Cade Mazzon ...

Upper Peninsula teens compete for Dallas bowling trip

Local Sports

Did your kids spend the recent holiday time off lounging around on the coach, watching TV, or more likely, playing video games? A group of more than a dozen teens spent their time much more productively on Dec. 30 trying to bowl their way to a trip to Dallas in July for the Junior Gold ...

Finlandia long bombs do in Bay men’s basketball team, 97-77

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ESCANABA — Four years had passed since Escanaba High School graduate Brandon Robinette last played basketball in his hometown. The junior forward made it a happy homecoming Saturday afternoon while helping Finlandia University post a 97-77 victory over the Bay College Norse in the Northern ...