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Harry runs table during Marquette Men’s action

Local Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Rick Harry of Dry Dock III had a table run during play on Sept. 28 in the Marquette Men’s Pool League. Third Base Bar II beat Dry Dock II 11-4, Pat’s II beat Dry Dock III 10-5, Pat’s I felled Dry Dock I 9-7 and Breakers got by Wooden Nickel ...

Ashland powers past NMU gridders, 38-13

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — An early field goal wasn’t nearly enough cushion for the Northern Michigan University football team to hold off powerful Ashland on Saturday afternoon at the Superior Dome. The nationally ranked No. 18 Eagles responded to Dalton Ray’s 18-yard field ...

Wildcats volleyball splits pair of 5-set matches

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University split a pair of five-set GLIAC matches at home against schools from Ohio over the weekend, losing to Tiffin on Friday night before coming back to knock off Ashland on Saturday afternoon. --------------- Tiffin 3, NMU 2 The ...

Wildcats host MTU in women’s soccer today

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — It shouldn’t take much to focus their attention, but the Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech women’s soccer teams won’t have any distractions this weekend as they prepare to play each other at the NMU Soccer Field on Sunday. The ...

Copper Kings roll past Purple Hornets

Prep Sports

By BRYCE DEROUIN Houghton Daily Mining Gazette L’ANSE — Calumet used a trademark of its past two successful seasons on Friday night against L’Anse — a dominant power-running game between the tackles, matched by a swarming physical defense. That hard-nosed brand of football garnered ...

It’s time to fold the Cards

Sports Columns

Back in June, the University of Louisville men’s basketball team had its wings clipped. Now, it’s time to take the next step and put it down altogether. Just a few months ago, the NCAA issued sanctions on the Cardinals after the team’s former director of operations paid for strip ...

Bowling leagues

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River Rock Lanes Mon. Men & Women Seniors — Cliff Mattson 207, Darrell Olson 597, Barb Roberts 167-444; Dave Kangas 236-587, Linda Chapman 149-410 Mon. Industrial Road Machinery Supply — Gordy Conradson 279-726, Edsel Syrjala 253, Road Machinery Supply 1205, Robbins Inc. 3393; Gordy ...

Mavericks, Stanton square off in U.P. baseball

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Players on the Superior National Bank Stanton team, left, and Marquette County Mavericks pose for a group shot at the inaugural Upper Peninsula Baseball Championship game played at the Stanton field near Houghton on Sept. 23. Stanton, which won 3-2, is a member of the Copper Country-based ...

Gauthier, Rasmussen get notable victories

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — A pair of young riders recently reached milestones during September racing at the Marquette BMX track. On Sept. 14, Braxton Gauthier, 3, of Ishpeming picked up a win in the Balance Bike class, while on Sept. 21, Jackson Rasmussen, 9, of Marquette got ...

Paradise Bar sweeps Iron Range softball titles

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Paradise Bar of Ishpeming swept the regular-season and playoff championships in Class C of the Iron Range Women's Softball League this summer. Paradise compiled a 10-2 record in the regular season and defeated QCPFC 21-18 in the championship game of the playoffs. In the front row from left are ...

Redettes celebrate Senior Night

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — Lauren Wilkinson helped celebrate for herself and fellow 12th-graders on Senior Night Thursday as the Marquette volleyball team swept Menominee 25-14, 25-21, 25-17. “It was an emotional night for the team, especially seniors Lauren Wilkinson, Chloe Hale, Ellie Hicks, Peyton ...

Rick Comley Rink to be dedicated

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — It’s been said that one of the greatest honors in sports is if your school or team names a facility after you. On Saturday night, legendary former Northern Michigan University head hockey coach Rick Comley will receive that honor as his name will be spread across center ...

Consistent high level

Prep Sports

GWINN — It’s been a few years since the Gwinn volleyball team has had a strong level of consistency, and on Thursday night, the Modeltowners showed just how good they can be this season. Gwinn took control quickly in all three sets and emerged victorious over Negaunee. The win kept ...