Prep Sports

Marquette Redettes pleased to get road soccer tie

KINGSFORD — The Marquette girls were pleased with an Upper Peninsula Soccer Conference tie on the road Tuesday at Commemorative Field. Kingsford had a different perspective. “Can I say it was a good team tie?” Flivvers coach Jon Lorenzoni said with a smile. “I’m not unhappy about ...

Gladstone sweeps Marquette Redettes on softball diamond

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone softball team swept Marquette on Tuesday, winning 13-2 in the opener and 12-4 in the nightcap. “I was really pleased with the way they played in all aspects,” Gladstone coach John Nevala said. “They did a real good job and we’re getting better and better ...

Negaunee girls track & field team off to dominating start

IRON MOUNTAIN — It’s still early in the track and field season, but based on its performances so far, this could be a big year for the Negaunee girls squad. The Miners dominated the Iron Mountain quadrangular on Tuesday, finishing with 125 points, well ahead of second-place Westwood’s ...

Final relay victory propels Marquette girls to track and field win

ESCANABA — The outcome of a triangular track meet boiled down the the final race Tuesday as the Marquette girls edged Escanaba 67-65. Menominee finished with 40 points. Marquette and Esky were tied at 62 going into the 1,600-meter relay. The Redettes then secured the decision by winning in ...

Westwood downs Iron Mountain in high school boys tennis

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain swept the No. 1 matches but Westwood took the rest in a 6-2 victory for the visiting Patriots in a high school boys tennis match played Tuesday. While all eight matches went two sets, the closest wins for Westwood were No. 3 singles player Adam Hyttinen winning ...

Pair of Masons lead Negaunee boys golfers at Norway Invitational

NORWAY — Calumet edged Negaunee to win the Norway Invitational boys golf tournament Tuesday at Oak Crest Golf Course. The Copper Kings, led by an 82 from Wyatt Tuoriniemi, carded a 344 as Negaunee had 346. Carter Mason paced the Miners with 80, while Jordan Mason broke into the top 10 with ...

Norway Knights edge Marquette Redmen baseball team, 4-3

NORWAY — Marquette put forth a strong effort against Norway, but it ended up falling to the Knights 4-3 in a high school baseball game played Tuesday. After Norway took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, the Redmen put up three runs in the fourth to take the lead. However, the ...

Ishpeming High School softball team splits road twinbill at Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Ishpeming softball team split a doubleheader at Iron Mountain on Monday afternoon. The Hematites (4-1) rallied for eight runs in the top of the seventh inning to win 10-8 in the opener. Emma Bleau had 16 strikeouts in the circle for Ishpeming, while Madison Pruett led ...

Marquette Senior High School boys golfers 3rd at Gladstone Invitational

GLADSTONE — The Marquette Senior High School boys golf team opened its season with a third-place finish at the Gladstone Invitational, led by Tyler Bergwall and Ethan Sellers combining to shoot a best-ball score of 79 which netted them fourth place. Jordan Jurmu and Andrew Fedrizzi shot ...

Area high school sports officials, referees, umpires to be recognized

MARQUETTE — Several area officials will be honored by the Michigan High School Athletic Association at its 38th annual Officials’ Awards & Alumni Banquet on May 6 at the Eagle Eye Golf Club in East Lansing. They are being honored for reaching five- and 10-year anniversaries of ...

Marquette, Negaunee softball teams struggle

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Braves ran their winning streak to five games Saturday after posting four softball victories in the Gerry Smith Memorial tournament. Gladstone squeezed past Negaunee 3-2 in its opener, then romped past Marquette 14-1 in four innings and Norway 17-5 in five innings ...

Westwood Patriots 2nd at high school tennis meet

MARINETTE, Wisconsin — Westwood tied for the runner-up position at the fourth annual Yooper Classic high school boys tennis tournament on Friday in Marinette, Wisconsin. The Patriots and Kingsford each scored 20 points to finish only behind champion Escanaba with 24. West Iron County was ...

Marquette girls soccer tops Marinette Friday

By Journal Sports Staff MARINETTE, Wis. — The Marquette Redettes girls soccer team continued its good start to the season as it rolled past Marinette (Wis.) 4-1 Friday night. The Redettes were in control the majority of the game and got on the board first early in the opening half. Sara ...

A sense of relief

NEWBERRY — Choosing which college to attend after high school can be a stressful task for any senior, but it can be even worse for an athlete. However once that decision is made, it usually comes with a big sense of relief and that was the case for Newberry guard Taylor Bryant on ...

Rocco Carlson took 1st in pole vault

MARQUETTE — In the Saturday, April 15 edition of The Mining Journal, there was an error in regard to the Menominee Quadrangular track and field meet. Westwood High School’s Rocco Carlson took first in the pole vault with a height of 10-6, not Wyatt Carlson.

MSHS softball picks up victories

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High softball team picked up three wins in the past week with pitcher Chelsea Wiggins playing a huge role in the success. The Redettes topped Gladstone 8-0 Friday, Apr. 14 and then earned two victories Saturday, 1-0 over Rapid River and 10-0 over Norway. ...