Prep Sports

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 5-11

Stephenson zips by Ewen-Trout Creek in MHSAA Division 4 regional semifinal

KINGSFORD — Stephenson’s game plan produced results in the third quarter and floored Ewen-Trout Creek 60-41 in an MHSAA Division 4 girls basketball regional semifinal game on Monday. The Eagles (12-9) and the young Baraga Vikings (20-3) will square off at 7 p.m. EST Wednesday for the ...

U.P. draft day

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Football All-Star Game has enjoyed competitive success since it went to a “fantasy draft” to pick teams for its annual June game at the Superior Dome in Marquette. So for the third consecutive year, organizers will choose teams that way. The draft will be ...

Redettes dominate from start to win girls championship

MARQUETTE — Traverse City West could claim one victory on Friday night in its MHSAA Division 1 district tournament championship game at Marquette Senior High School. The Titans won the first three-plus minutes of the third quarter, 9-3. The rest of the game, ...

A year’s wait pays off for Patriots with district title

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer GWINN — The Westwood High School girls basketball team had to wait one long year to have another chance at a district title. They got that chance on Friday night, and after fending off a late Gwinn rally, the Patriots hung on to top the ...

Mustangs run by Mid Pen for district crown

By JOHN VRANCIC Escanaba Daily Press RAPID RIVER — The Mid Peninsula girls didn’t have an answer for Michaela Werner here Friday night as they fell to Munising 67-35 in an MHSAA Division 4 district tournament basketball championship game. Werner, who often slipped through the back ...