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It’s time to fold the Cards

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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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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 ...

Eliasson leads NMU golfers

NMU Sports

TIFFIN, Ohio — Junior Martin Eliasson finished tied for third to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish at the Kyle Ryman Memorial Tournament hosted by GLIAC member Tiffin University. The two-day, three-round tourney wrapped up Sunday at the Mohawk ...

Deep Marquette teams sweep at Gladstone

Prep Sports

By MIKE MATTSON Escanaba Daily Press ESCANABA — Thursday was a good day for cross country for high school runners at Beauchamp’s Grove in Flat Rock. The day featured cool temperatures and overcast skies. It was, as Marquette coach Kyle Detmers said, “A good day to be a Redmen ... ...

Martin Eliasson leads Northern Michigan University men golfers

NMU Sports

TIFFIN, Ohio — Junior Martin Eliasson finished tied for third to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish at the Kyle Ryman Memorial Tournament hosted by GLIAC member Tiffin University. The two-day, three-round tourney wrapped up Sunday at the Mohawk ...

After tough loss at MTU, Northern gridders regroup for Ashland

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Last weekend, the Northern Michigan University football team rolled into Houghton hoping to end a seven-game losing streak to archrival Michigan Tech. Instead, the Wildcats came up short again and the Miners Cup stayed in the Copper Country for another year. NMU (1-3, 1-2 ...

Deep Marquette cross country teams sweep at Gladstone

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ESCANABA — Thursday was a good day for cross country for high school runners at Beauchamp’s Grove in Flat Rock. The day featured cool temperatures and overcast skies. It was, as Marquette coach Kyle Detmers said, “A good day to be a Redmen ... and Redette.” Much to Detmers’ ...