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Hematites pull out wild and woolly win over Patriots

Prep Sports

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — Despite a slow start out of the gates and finding themselves down two scores early, the Ishpeming High School football team didn’t give in. Instead, the Hematites found their legs and topped Westwood High School 44-36 in a battle of ...

Bruce Strand notches hole-in-one at Pictured Rocks Golf Club

Local Sports

MUNISING — Bruce Strand recorded a hole-in-one at Pictured Rocks Golf Club in Munising on Aug. 30. Golfing in the Thursday Men’s League, he used a 3-hybrid to ace the par-3, 185-yard eighth hole. Witnesses were Steve Trombly, Scott Prunick, Kelly Reynolds, Jerimiha LaFlamme and Jason ...

Wildcats’ rally falls short

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — It wouldn't be a Michigan Tech-Northern Michigan University volleyball match without drama and excitement. Tuesday night was no different as the Huskies escaped a furious NMU comeback in the fourth set to earn a 3-1 road victory in a packed and energetic Vandament Arena. ...

Marquette netters post another decisive victory over Escanaba

Prep Sports

ESCANABA — The Escanaba girls were unable to win any flights in an shutout high school girls tennis loss at Marquette last month. Sophomore Jacey Moreau broke through for the Eskymos this time, enabling them to avoid a shutout in a 7-1 loss to the Redettes Tuesday. “Marquette is a very ...

Asmus leads Marquette runners to Kingsford Invite title

Prep Sports

IRON MOUNTAIN — Ericka Asmus led a Marquette blitz of the girls team title and Gladstone’s Adam Bruce tuned up for bigger boys events in Tuesday’s Kingsford Invitational cross country meet at City Park. Asmus, one of four Marquette girls in the top 10, covered the 3.1-mile course in 21 ...

Gwinn, Ishpeming, Negaunee girls volleyball all drop matches

Prep Sports

MANISTIQUE — Senior outside hitter Brooke Mannor had 13 kills while junior setter Marissa Delmont added 12 to go with 16 assists but it wasn’t enough as the Gwinn High School varsity volleyball team fell to Manistique 3-1 on Tuesday night. Manistique won the match 25-23, 26-24, 22-25, ...

Making adjustments

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — A late first-half goal from junior Drew Wyble propelled the Marquette Senior High School varsity boys soccer team to a 3-0 victory over the Escanaba-Bayside club team at the Kaufman Sports Complex on Monday evening. The Redmen have only one loss as the season moves ...

Unanimous decision

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — With a 3-0 start and plenty of success on the state level over the past decade, it shouldn’t be surprising that Ishpeming is the only unanimous No. 1 team in the first Upper Peninsula high school football poll of the season. Released this morning by the U.P. Sportswriters and ...

MSHS soccer wins pair over the weekend

Prep Sports

EAGLE RIVER, Wisconsin — Senior Evan Phillips and junior Trevor Salmon each scored three goals as the Marquette Senior High School boys soccer team swept a pair of games at the Northland Pines Soccer Quad on Saturday. The Redmen opened against host Northland Pines and won 2-1. MSHS junior ...

Negaunee, Westwood netters earn victories

Prep Sports

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School varsity girls tennis team improved to 9-0 in dual match play with a 5-3 victory over Marquette at the Miners’ tennis complex Monday. NHS head coach Kyle Saari said the meet was a good tune-up for both sides as the season moves forward. “Today was ...

Manistique football forfeits again

Prep Sports

NEGAUNEE — For the second time in three weeks, Manistique High School will have to forfeit a varsity football game due to a lack of healthy players. Manistique athletic director Rob Ryan and his Negaunee counterpart, Andrew Brunette, announced separately Monday that the Miners-Emeralds game ...

Wawonowin Country Club crowns men’s club champions

Local Sports

Winners of club championships at Wawonowin Country Club that were decided on Labor Day are shown, Ryan Tunteri, left, in the Men’s Club Championship, and Mike Nelson in the Senior Men’s Championship. Tunteri defeated Nash Soli in his final after 16 golfers started the weekend. After ...