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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

Local Sports

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 ...

Winners named in Chili Scramble

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K.I. SAWYER — The team of Nicholas Kosinski, Charlie Kosinski, Andrew Cherniwchan and Kyle Zorza shot an 11-under-par score of 60 to win the first flight of the 4-Person Chili Scramble at Red Fox Run Golf Course on Sept. 16. Tanner Norman, Andrew Macario, Nick Bazinette and Bryan ...

Dave Harris, Jim Aird win senior scramble at Red Fox Run

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K.I. SAWYER — Dave Harris and Jim Aird shot a 6-under-par 65 to win the 50-59-year-old division of the 2-Man Senior Scramble held at Red Fox Run Golf Course on Sept. 7. Taking the 60-69 division was Gunnar Korpinen and Dave Anderson with 67, while winning the 70-and-over was Jack Woodall ...

Finishing the job

NMU Sports

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — Over the past few seasons, the Northern Michigan University football team had built a reputation for blowing leads or coming up short with the game on the line. But on Saturday, that status may have come to an end at the school’s ...

Fellas, it’s time to get over it

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Over the last few weeks, whenever I see certain types of sports stories online, these are the typical comments I tend to find attached to them. “Get that chick off the air.” “I don’t need to hear this.” “It’s like my girlfriend is watching with me.” “My ears are ...

Patriots end 25 years of frustration against Iron Mountain

Prep Sports

By ADAM NIEMI Iron Mountain Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN — It has been a long time coming for the Westwood football team, but they finally toppled the Mountaineers. The Patriots (4-1, 1-1 Mid-Peninsula Conference) ended their long losing streak to Iron Mountain with a 34-0 victory Friday ...

Marquette overcomes adversity for 2nd win

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff PETOSKEY — There were a lot of reasons for Marquette Senior High School to lose its football game at Petoskey on Friday night. But none stopped the Redmen from instead pulling out a 27-26 victory against the Northmen in a nonconference game. MSHS had struggled at ...