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The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Upper Peninsula boys basketball composite schedule

Monday, Dec. 4 Kingsford at Houghton West Iron County at Westwood Bessemer at Jeffers Watersmeet at Chassell Lake Linden-Hubbell at Baraga Wakefield-Marenisco at Republic-Michigamme Ontonagon at Ewen-Trout Creek Ironwood at Solon Springs, Wis. Stephenson at North ...

L’Anse forces 41 turnovers in girls basketball win over Lake Linden-Hubbell

LAKE LINDEN — A switch in defense helped L’Anse notch an easy 66-22 win over Lake Linden-Hubbell in a girls basketball game played Thursday night. “We were struggling with our man-to-man early in the first quarter,” L’Anse coach Scott Lloyd said. “But we went to a zone after that, ...

Wendt’s 2nd straight double-double paces Munising

By Journal Sports Staff MUNISING — Kianne Wendt registered game highs of 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Munising to a 59-44 victory over Stephenson in a high school girls basketball game played Friday night. The Mustangs (2-0) built a lead of 30 points in the second half before ...

Prunick resigns as SC boys coach

EBEN — Superior Central boys basketball coach Chris Prunick has resigned from his position after being hired earlier this fall. Prunick cited medical reasons as the cause for his resignation and first year junior varsity coach Branson Richard will now take over both the varsity and JV ...

Open with a bang

ISHPEMING — Mariah Austin scored 27 points by shooting 9 of 18 from the field to start Ishpeming’s girls basketball season with a bang in a 78-40 victory over Bark River-Harris on Tuesday night. It was the opener for both teams and Hematites head coach Ryan Reichel said he couldn’t be ...

Bartle leads Negaunee girls past Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone girls’ basketball team couldn't quite get the job done Tuesday night against Negaunee despite a fourth-quarter surge by the Braves as the Miners hung on to win 61-45. "We learned a lot," said Gladstone coach Andy Cretens. "We would have liked to get the W, but I ...

Redmen take control early, roll past Escanaba icers

WELLS — It didn’t take the Marquette Redmen to gain the upper hand Tuesday night as they handed the Escanaba Eskymos a 4-0 season-opening hockey loss at Hannahville Ice & Turf Complex. Marquette needed less than two minutes to get on the board as junior forward Nick Leafers’ shot ...

Munising quickly shakes off rust

MANISTIQUE — Wait till Munising really gets going. Mustangs girls basketball coach Matt Mattson is willing to be patient with a team that made up the core of Munising’s run to the MHSAA Class D semifinals in volleyball in the past few weeks. Nevertheless, the Mustangs jumped out early ...

Houghton girls stuff Baraga

BARAGA — It didn't take long to see that this season's Houghton squad has all the makings to be a defensive monster. Length paired with athleticism have always been attributes in Houghton's pressure man defense, and the Baraga Vikings felt the effects of both on Tuesday. Baraga turned it ...

Manistique Emeralds girls basketball team ready to turn corner

Manistique girls 2017-18 schedule All times Eastern Nov. 28 — Munising, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 — at Negaunee, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 — Engadine, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 — at Westwood, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 — at Rudyard, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 — Newberry, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5 — Negaunee, 7:30 ...

Manistique boys basketball team working toward building quality

Manistique boys 2017-18 schedule All times Eastern Dec. 5 — at Iron Mountain, 7:45 p.m. Dec. 8 — at Gladstone, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 15 — Gwinn, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 — at Engadine, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28 — at Negaunee, 6 p.m. Jan. 2 — Bark River-Harris, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5 — at ...

Upper Peninsula girls basketball composite schedule

Monday, Nov. 27 Hillman at Cedarville Tuesday, Nov. 28 Negaunee at Gladstone North Dickinson at Kingsford Bark River-Harris at Ishpeming Iron Mountain at Norway Munising at Manistique West Iron County at Hancock Houghton at Baraga Chassell at L’Anse Lake Linden-Hubbell at ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Nov. 16-24