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MSHS boys hand Kingsford 1st loss of the season

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KINGSFORD — Though Mother Nature tried to get in the way, Marquette found enough time to hand the Kingsford High School boys soccer team its first loss of the season in Kingsford on Wednesday. Trevor Salmon’s pair of second-half goals carried the Redmen to a 3-1 victory at Commemorative ...

Depth helps Munising sweep at Superior Central

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EBEN — A group of area runners was introduced to a new cross country course at the Superior Central Invitational held Wednesday. Munising fared best on this sunny, warm and windy day, taking both girls and boys team titles. The Mustang girls placed five among the top nine and scored 26 ...

NMU women look to build on win

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MARQUETTE — The women’s soccer team at Northern Michigan University hopes to build a winning streak as it hits the road for its first GLIAC matches of the season over the next three days. The Wildcats, who won for the first time on Sunday, travel to Hammond, Indiana, to play ...

NMU men face new GLIAC members

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MARQUETTE — The men’s soccer team at Northern Michigan University takes to the road to face the GLIAC’s two newest members for their first-ever meetings with them over the next three days. The Wildcats (2-3-1, 0-2 GLIAC) play at Purdue-Northwest (2-2-1, 0-1) in Hammond, Indiana, at 4:30 ...

Gwinn pulls off comeback in volleyball match at Westwood

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ISHPEMING — Gwinn came back from losing the opener to defeat Westwood in four sets during a Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball match on Tuesday evening. The Modeltowners prevailed 13-25, 25-13, 25-8, 25-21. Pacing Westwood was Liz Farley with eight kills and nine digs, while Allya Jones ...

Redettes, Miners, Patriots post sweeps

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MARQUETTE — Seasonably mild conditions set up for a perfect day to play tennis, which five area schools did on Monday afternoon. Marquette swept Kingsford 8-0, as did Westwood over Gwinn and Negaunee over Escanaba, while Ishpeming fell to Gladstone ...

Wildcats in the win column

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MARQUETTE — Sonia Basma earned her first win as Northern Michigan University women’s soccer coach after the Wildcats shut out Northwood 2-0 at the NMU Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats got late goals from Aimee Colla and Jenna Halonen to gets its first victory of the ...

Frustrated NMU men shut out again

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MARQUETTE — Not being able to score a goal, the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team couldn’t overcome an early deficit and lost to Northwood 2-0 in a men’s soccer game played at the NMU Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats fell to 2-3-1 overall and 0-2 in the ...

Wawonowin holds club championship

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Wawonowin Country Club in Ely Township held its annual Ladies Club Championship Aug. 19-20. Karen Plaisier of Ishpeming defeated Barb Blewett in the championship flight. Peggy Koski won the first flight and Liz Beauchamp the second flight. From left are Beauchamp, Plaisier and Koski. ...

Sports Briefs

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Sergey named athlete of week MARQUETTE — Sophomore Troy Sergey of Grace Bible College was named a Student-Athlete of the Week for this week in Division 2 cross country by the National Christian College Athletic Association. Sergey, a 2016 Marquette Senior High School graduate, set a ...

Marquette BMX names season points winners

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Marquette BMX finished up its track points racing for the season at the end of August. Champions included Chase Waters in the Class division, Doug Pennala in Cruiser, Kaylin Link for Girls, Dominik Horvath in Balance Bike and Lucas Basal for Pit ...

Streaking Wildcats

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By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — Kayla Chosa made 10 kills for a Wildcats volleyball team that was too tough to tame on Saturday afternoon at Northern Michigan University’s Vandament Arena. NMU improved to 8-2 this season by chalking up a sweep of visiting Lake ...

Shining on offense

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By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — Jason Waterman and Drew DuShane each had big nights propelling the Negaunee Miners football team to its first win of the season over Iron Mountain 35-0 at Miners Stadium on Friday night. Negaunee improved to 1-3 while Iron Mountain ...