Prep Sports

Big second quarter lifts Mustangs

By JUSTIN ST. OURS Escanaba Daily Press HARRIS — The Munising boys basketball team outran the Bark River-Harris Broncos here Saturday 64-50 in a Skyline Central Conference game. The Mustangs trailed 15-12 after one quarter, but were able to regroup and find a rhythm in the second ...

U.P. No. 1 Mountaineers cruise past Modeltowners’ boys, 76-37

By ADAM NIEMI Iron Mountain Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain settled into its prolific offense early and cruised to a 76-37 win over Gwinn to clinch the Mid-Peninsula Conference on Friday. The Mountaineers at not only undefeated at 15-0, but ranked at the No. 1 team in the Upper ...

Redmen icers extend unbeaten string to 14 games with win, shootout loss

By Journal Sports Staff CHELSEA — When is a loss not a loss? Maybe when it keeps an undefeated streak going. The Marquette Senior High School hockey team had their 12-game winning streak snapped Friday night with a 4-3 loss to Plymouth Salem to open its schedule at the Michigan Public ...

Ledy goes long-range to lead Redettes in 57-30 victory over Kingford

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Avery Ledy did a little shopping downtown in Marquette’s 57-30 girls basketball victory over visiting Kingsford on Friday night. “Downtown” as in making 6 of 8 on 3-point shots as she led all scorers with 22 points. She added five rebounds and ...

A triple triple threat

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — Thirty points from beyond the arc accounted for more than half of the Negaunee boys varsity basketball team’s points on Friday night. Junior guard Drew Lindberg nailing five of the Miners’ 10 triples to help his team top Ishpeming for ...

Darr stars for Redmen in win over Kingsford

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Probably the smallest player on the floor, senior guard Liam Darr showed up huge for the Marquette Senior High School boys basketball team on Friday night. Playing the first game of a boys-girls varsity doubleheader at the Barb Crill Gymnasium against ...

Marquette Senior High School to host hoops doubleheader vs. Kingsford on Friday

MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School will host a special varsity basketball doubleheader against Kingsford starting late Friday afternoon. The Redettes girls team was already scheduled to host the Flivvers at 7:15 p.m., but following the postponement of Monday’s boys game against the ...

Houghton boys shoot lights-out in basketball win over Ishpeming Hematites

HOUGHTON — It took most of the first quarter for the Houghton boys basketball team to heat up. About 6 1/2 minutes into the first quarter, like popcorn on a stove, the Gremlins started popping and never looked back in a 75-65 victory over visiting Ishpeming on Wednesday at the Houghton ...

Marquette Senior High Scholol district team wrestling campaign ends quickly

MARQUETTE — For the first part of its MHSAA Division 2 team district wrestling tournament match against Escanaba, Marquette appeared to be on its way to a victory. However, the Eskymos rallied and won the last three matches to end the Redmen’s season with a 48-30 victory. Escanaba ...

Seniors Tucker Taylor, Austin Forbes lead Gwinn boys to end of losing skid

GWINN — Seniors Tucker Taylor and Austin Forbes combined for 45 points as Gwinn snapped a five-game losing skid with a 53-45 boys basketball victory over Hancock on Tuesday night. The Modeltowners (5-9) never lost the lead, holding the Bulldogs (2-14) to single-digit scoring in each of the ...

Marquette hosts Division 2 wrestling teams tonight in team district tournament

MARQUETTE — Marquette will be one of four sites hosting area high school wrestling teams for MHSAA team district tournament tonight and Thursday. Marquette Senior High School’s Barb Crill Gymnasium will have three Division 2 teams there to determine a district title today. The host Redmen ...

Westwood Patriots’ Alana Nuorala state girls wrestling runner-up

ADRIAN — Westwood High School sophomore Alana Nuorala had the top showing of three area wrestlers who participated at the inaugural Michigan High School Girls Wrestling Finals on Sunday. Taking part in the tournament at downstate Adrian College in Adrian, Nuorala won two matches to reach ...