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Mike Misterly wins Pick Your Tee golf tournament at Red Fox Run

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K.I. SAWYER — Mike Misterly won the Red Fox Run’s Pick Your Tee golf tournament held Sept. 23. Players had a choice of the tees they used, subtracting their corresponding handicap for them. Misterly shot a net score of 8-under-par 63, while a trio of players shared runner-up honors two ...

Reality comes crashing down for the Armchair Quarterback

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I mentioned in this column a couple weeks ago that I gave up playing fantasy football years ago. I should’ve realized that all the easy success I had picking games the first two weeks of this season was my current-day version of the fantasy game. Last weekend I got a dose of reality. My ...

Westwood High School volleyball falls to Iron Mountain

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — Sarah Rautio made 10 digs and three assists for Westwood, but Iron Mountain still was able to prevail in a Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball match on Tuesday, 25-10, 25-18, 25-12. The Patriots’ Aidan Reath added four kills and 14 digs, while Aliya Leach had 10 digs and Katie ...

Just talking about hockey

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MARQUETTE — With the WCHA season beginning this weekend, the college hockey league that includes all three Upper Peninsula schools kicked things off with its annual media day on Monday afternoon. The main storyline mentioned by not only WCHA Commissioner Bill Robertson, but by every coach ...

NMU’s Mayon named GLIAC’s top player on offense

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BAY CITY — Junior running back Jake Mayon of the Northern Michigan University football team was named the GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance at the Superior Dome on Saturday afternoon in a 24-14 win against new league member Davenport University. The win was the first ...

Marquette joins area teams receiving UPSSA votes

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NEGAUNEE — Marquette Senior High School’s schedule is apparently getting respect from voters in the weekly Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association high school football polls. Despite still having a modest 2-3 record, the Redmen received two votes in the Big Five poll, ...

Wykons upend Ishpeming netters

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ISHPEMING — Audrey Stetson and MaKenzee VanBuren averted a shutout for Ishpeming as the Hematites completed their dual-meet season in girls high school tennis with a 7-1 loss to West Iron County on Monday afternoon. Stetson and VanBuren pulled off a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 victory at No. 3 ...

Marquette trio wins scramble

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MARQUETTE — The team of Mike Marietta, Chad Wester and Rich Koskey of Marqeutte won the championship flight of the Fall 3-Man Scramble by three strokes at the Marquette Golf Club on Sunday. Playing on the Greywalls course, the trio shot 55 Saturday and 61 Sunday for a total of 116, coming ...

Team Copper Country sweeps Fox Motors in youth hockey

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HOUGHTON — Looking to remain unbeaten after coming into Saturday with a record of 13-0-1, the defending national champion Team Copper Country Tier II Under-18 hockey team won a pair of games over Marquette Fox Motors, 8-0 and 7-3, at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. In the opener, Team CC ...