It’s time to go all in with Vegas

Sports Columns

Las Vegas has this strange way of capturing people’s minds. It’s a city that beckons you from far away and then when it grabs hold of you, it makes you want to keep coming back. Now its hockey team, the Golden Knights, is doing that same thing to fans across the country. What started ...


Local Sports

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Buster’s Lee knocks in game-winning run

Local Sports

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Jenna Lee knocked home the winning run and teammate Brandi Maxo tripled as Buster’s pulled out a 13-12 win over Signs Unlimited in Iron Range Women’s Softball League on May 16. This Class B game was the closest of 13 games played in the league that ...

Burmeister closes out career with 15th place in 5,000 meter run

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NMU senior Kameron Burmeister’s career came to an end Saturday night, but she went out with a solid performance at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships. Burmeister finished 15th in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17:17.28. She ...

Redmen hockey names award winners

Prep Sports

Major award winners were announced for the Marquette Senior High School varsity hockey team when its banquet was held in late March. In the front row from left are Aydin Frost, top defenseman and most valuable player; and Joe Phillips, top scorer and top forward. Middle row from left, Andrew ...

Marquette Redmen baseball team splits in Norway against Knights

Prep Sports

NORWAY — The Marquette Senior High School baseball team left Norway with a doubleheader split on Thursday after an 8-1 victory in Game 1 and a 4-1 defeat in Game 2. The Redmen were powered in Game 1 by Hunter Doucette’s three-run homer and a strong performance on the mound by junior ...

Jackie Kuhn notches first-ever hole-in-one

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Jackie Kuhn recorded her first career hole-in-one on Wednesday when she used a 7-iron to ace the par-3, 95-yard third hole at the Marquette Golf Club’s Greywalls course. Witnessing the feat were Ann Lahaie, Karen MacLachlan and Donna Heikkila.

Cooper LaPlante 2nd for L’Anse track at West PAC meet

Prep Sports

HANCOCK — Cooper LaPlante’s second place in the boys 800-meter run was the highest finish for L’Anse High School at the West PAC conference track and field meet held in Hancock on Wednesday. The Purple Hornets scored 16 points in each meet to finish fifth of the five teams for both boys ...

Kurzawa does it again

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff SAULT STE. MARIE — Marquette junior soccer forward Lauren Kurzawa broke Sault Ste. Marie’s hearts once already this season and two nights ago, she did it again. After scoring the game-winning goal in the closing seconds earlier this month to beat the Blue ...