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Sapphire posts 2 U12 girls wins during week

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Ella Marie Henning, Seere Helms-Gleason, Ellie Duke, Sophia Henning and Giana Rowe scored for Sapphire in its 8-1 victory over Navy in an Under-12 girls game of the Superiorland Soccer Association on Monday. In Red’s 3-2 win over the Gold Goal ...

Burmeister ends with a bang

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Kameron Burmeister started her collegiate career at Northern Michigan University with some modest goals. Now that her career has come to a close, it’s pretty clear that she went above and beyond her own expectations. The Menominee native now has multiple awards including ...

Mikael Leppaluoto notches 3rd hole-in-one at Red Fox Run

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Mikael Leppaluoto recorded his third career hole-in-one at Red Fox Run Golf Course at K.I. Sawyer recently. He used a 9-iron to ace the 90-yard fourth hole and shot 78 for his 18-hole round. The feat was witnessed by his playing partners, Mike Koski, Ray Richard and Bob John.

Sands Speedway opens for season on Saturday afternoon

Local Sports

SANDS — Sands Speedway has a good thing going and wants to keep it that way by growing motorsports in the area. The track is more aggressively publicizing a racing development program this spring, hoping young people — or some not-so-young who also have an interest — might want to jump ...

Marquette Youth Team Tennis program seeks volunteers

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Marquette Youth Team Tennis is in need of volunteers to assist during its five-week program that runs on Tuesdays running from next week through July 10 at the Marquette Senior High School courts. The weekly program that is held from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. is U.S. Tennis ...

Marquette Blues sweep to open American Legion baseball season

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Blues could start to like getting stuck in this kind of rut. The American Legion baseball opened their season with a pair of 7-2 victories over Iron Mountain at Gerard Haley Memorial Field in Marquette on Wednesday. The team had a big inning in each game, scoring ...

Northern Michigan University Wildcats camps’ open house set

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University Recreational Sports will hold an open house for the Wildcat Kids and Wildcat Tween camps from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Wildcat Room at the Berry Events Center. Parents can meet camp staff, tour the sports complex, complete the online ...

Soo Indians Midget AAA travel team to hold hockey tryouts

Local Sports

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Soo Indians Midget AAA hockey team, the only one of its kind in Michigan north of Lansing, has announced tryout dates for next hockey season. The Tier 1 club for players born from the years 2000 to 2003 will hold its tryouts from Friday through Sunday, June 22-24, at ...

Baraga County Lake Trout Festival on Saturday

Local Sports

L’ANSE — The 13th annual Baraga County Lake Trout Festival will be held Saturday to coincide with Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend, meaning no fishing license will be necessary to take part. This festival that also charges no admission is held in conjunction with the Keweenaw Classic ...

MHSAA Upper Peninsula Finals track & field listing

Prep Sports

These are the top six finishers in each event from the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Upper Peninsula track and field finals held at Kingsford High School on Saturday. Members of relays are listed for first-place teams ---------------- This listing is a production of The ...

NMU-OTS puts 6 on U23 Greco world team

NMU Sports

AKRON, Ohio — Greco-Roman wrestling teammates Randon Miranda and Dalton Roberts of the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Center duked it out in the finals at the Cadet and Under-23 World Team Trials on Friday. Miranda came out on top in the best-of-three championship round at 60 ...