Prep Sports

Marquette Redmen baseball sweeps Kingsford at home

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School baseball team earned a doubleheader sweep of Kingsford Monday at Haley Field in Marquette. The Redmen earned a narrow 6-5 win a Game 1 before exploding for a 10-0, four-inning mercy rule win in Game 2. After Marquette jumped out to a 4-0 lead ...

Negaunee wins multiple MHSAA broadcast honors

EAST LANSING — Seven Neguanee High School students on two crews each were named the second-best in the state in their categories in the MHSAA’s ninth annual School Broadcast Program Excellence Awards. Thomas Bagley, Chaz Bluse and Alec Johnson were honored in the Best Highlight category ...

Coaches name their best

MARQUETTE — Led by four players named as BCAM’s Best, a number of area high school basketball players received recognition in awards handed out recently by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. Munising High School had two honorees, including the only boy, with one each coming ...

Redettes soccer team wins 2 of 3 in Wisconsin

WAUPACA, Wis. — The Marquette Senior High School traveled to Wisconsin for the Comet Soccer Invitational on Saturday, playing three games against Badger State teams and winning two of them. The Redettes opened against a tough Sauk Prairie team and lost 1-0 on a goal scored with eight ...

Runner-up Redmen baseball team splits pair in Petoskey

PETOSKEY — Marquette split a pair of games to finish as runner-up at the Petoskey Invitational high school baseball tournament held Saturday. The Redmen opened with a 7-1 victory over Remus Chippewa Hills and the host Northmen edged Reed City 2-1 to advance to the finals. In the ...

Negaunee wins 5 flights for Kingsford tennis title

KINGSFORD — Though the championship round focus was on a three-set match at No. 1 singles between West Iron County freshman Holden Ross and Escanaba’s Josh Grassel, Negaunee carried off more hardware than the rest of the field combined at the Kingsford Invitational high school boys tennis ...

On track for split decision

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — The Marquette boys and Negaunee girls each took home high school track and field titles at the Negaunee Lions Invitational meet held in Negaunee on Saturday. In the boys meet, Marquette won with 121 points, followed by Negaunee with 103.5, ...

Redettes’ McIntire, Ishpeming’s Bleau lead teams with arms

By Journal Sports Staff ESCANABA — If Megan McIntire pitching arm oscillates up and down like an accordion today, it would be understandable after she pitched 19 innings of softball on Saturday. The rubber-armed senior hurler won two of three games and pitched every inning for the ...

Still striking gold this spring

NEGAUNEE - It was a breezy 45 degree day forcing athletes and spectators alike to bundle up, but that didn't stop the Negaunee High School boys tennis team from earning an 8-0 sweep of Escanaba on Thursday afternoon at the Negaunee Tennis Complex. The Miners are now 8-0-1 on the season, with ...

Negaunee girls, boys win home track meet

NEGAUNEE — Four teams competed in a track and field meet hosted by Negaunee High School on Thursday afternoon and the host Miners finished at the top of the podium. Negaunee won team titles on both the boys and girls side with the boys earning a team score of 130 followed by Ishpeming with ...

Marquette boys tennis ties Kingsford, Gwinn falls to IM

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School boys tennis team earned a 4-4 tie with Kingsford in a home meet on Thursday afternoon. Marquette is now 4-1-1 on the season after the split matches. The Redmen took three out of four singles victories on the day which came from Alex Olivier, ...

Negaunee softball splits twinbill with Gladstone

GLADSTONE— The Negaunee High School softball team split a road doubleheader at Gladstone on Thursday. The Miners fell to the Braves 7-5 in game one before rebounding for a 6-2 victory in game two. Negaunee is now 16-5 on the season after the doubleheader split and head coach Randy ...

Marquette boys, girls track wins Gladstone Invite

GLADSTONE — The Marquette Senior High School boys and girls track and field teams each took first place in the Gladstone Invitational meet on Thursday. Four teams competed and Marquette captured the boys title with a team score of 106 followed by Gladstone with 53, Escanaba with 51 and ...

Marquette, Negaunee, Munising golfers compete in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Three local teams participated in the Escanaba Golf Invitational on Thursday. Marquette, Negaunee and Munising all competed at the meet held at the Escanaba Country Club and took 4th, 5th and 6th place respectively. Gladstone took first place in the boys tournament with a ...

Munising, SC win several events at Rapid River

By JOHN VRANCIC Escanaba Daily Press RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River boys continued to dominate their own track invitational Thursday, winning for at least the third straight time with 175 points. Munising edged Stephenson 68-66 for the runner-up spot. Superior Central did not score in ...

Broncos sweep Superior Central on Thursday

By Escanaba Daily Press EBEN — The elements and Superior Central furnished stiff competiton Thursday, but the Bark River-Harris Broncos prevailed with 6-0 and 6-5 victories in a baseball doubleheader. BR-H scored the game winner in the nightcap on Adam Cappaert’s single along the ...

Krazy Kurzawa kick

MARQUETTE — There were many cancellations Wednesday around Marquette County, but the Marquette girls soccer team toughed it out in the rain at the Kaufman Sports Complex. The game against Sault Ste. Marie was a frustrating one for the Redettes as they had to not only battle the elements, but ...

Negaunee toughs out baseball DH sweep

NEGAUNEE — Superior Central needed a game to get its legs under it, but Negaunee was still able to prevail for a high school baseball doubleheader sweep on Wednesday. Playing on what Miners’ coach Jason Siik called “a moist field,” NHS prevailed 11-1 in four innings and 13-12 in ...