Sports

Newberry fills open football date for this Friday

Prep Sports

NEWBERRY — One school’s misfortune has become another team’s opportunity on the Upper Peninsula high school football scene this fall. Newberry has filled an open date on its varsity schedule as it will host Bark River-Harris of the West PAC at 7 p.m. Friday. The Broncos were supposed ...

Manistique still gets a homecoming date

Prep Sports

MANISTIQUE — While Manistique canceled the second half of its varsity football season about a week ago, the Emeralds will still have a home game on Friday night, Oct. 19, and celebrate Homecoming that day. The game will be between the Manistique junior varsity and Gladstone JV teams and ...

Huskies charge past Wildcats

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Rivalry games tend to bring out strong performances from the combatants, but Sunday’s matchup between Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech universities ended up being quite one-sided. The visiting Huskies (5-3-1) controlled play for the majority of the game and finally got on ...

NMU men’s soccer streak continues with 0-0 tie

NMU Sports

UNIVERSITY CENTER — The unbeaten streak was extended as was the scoreless streak on defense, but the Northern Michigan University could only manage a scoreless draw at Saginaw Valley State on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats have gone unbeaten in their last eight games, which includes a pair ...

Wildcats ready to rumble

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team will have been off a full week when they host Upper Peninsula and GLIAC rival Michigan Tech at noon today at the NMU Soccer Field. The Wildcats’ last game was Sunday’s 2-1 home loss to No. 17 ...

Blown opportunity

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff CALEDONIA — For the past few seasons, the Northern Michigan University football team has struggled to finish teams off in the fourth quarter and emerge with victories. Those problems continued Saturday afternoon as the Wildcats entered the fourth up by 15 points on ...

It’s going to be a long year for the Red Wings

Sports Columns

A common phrase we’ve heard as sports fans is that patience is a virtue, that waiting for something without getting upset or angry is something that we all should aspire to do. Well, for Detroit Red Wings fans, that could be a difficult task this season as all signs are pointing to be a long ...

Mavericks win U.P. championship

Scoreboard

Members of the Marquette County Mavericks of the Superiorland Baseball League hold the plaque for winning the second annual Upper Peninsula Baseball Championship game played at the Forsyth Township Ball Field in Gwinn on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Kneeling in front from left are game MVP Steve ...

Bowling leagues

Scoreboard

River Rock Lanes Mon. Men & Women Seniors — Darrell Olson 259-599, Helen Schmeltz 168-435; Norm Winner 201-543, Joleen North 181, Mary Grobar 467; Wayne Charbonneau 238-602, Joleen North 174-432; Mike Laurin 207-514, Vicki Ostlund 159, Nellie Elenbaas 435; Stan Uitto 226-552, Nellie ...