Prep Sports

Anemic on offense

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — Senior captain Joe Phillips’ goal and assist weren’t enough to avert Marquette Senior High School’s 4-2 loss to Sault Ste. Marie in the opening night of the Marquette Showcase at Lakeview Arena on Friday night. With their fourth ...

Westwood carts off Munising wrestling tournament title

By Journal Sports Staff MUNISING — Westwood and Gladstone were named champions of the Upper Peninsula Holiday Super Duals high school wrestling tournament held in Munising on Friday. The participating 12 teams — which also included area schools Gwinn, Ishpeming, Munising, Newberry and ...

Copper Kings break tie in 3rd period to defeat Marquette icers

CALUMET — Dean Loukus scored the game-winning goal as the Calumet Copper Kings earned a 3-2 win over the Marquette Redmen on Saturday night at the Calumet Colosseum. Tied 2-2, Loukus scored with 9:53 left in the third period for the go-ahead goal, while Brent Loukus and Sam Erkkila ...

Starting their vacation right

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — Christmas came early for the Marquette boys basketball team as junior guard Raffy Millado dropped 13 points to help the Redmen notch their third straight victory over Negaunee 62-36 at the Lakeview Memorial Gym Friday night. Marquette ...

Kingsford Flivvers hockey team comes back to beat Marquette Redmen, 3-2

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford rallied with two quick goals to grab momentum and beat Marquette 3-2 in a high school hockey game played in Iron Mountain on Thursday night. The Flivvers (6-1) fell into a 2-0 deficit after the Redmen (4-4) scored in the final seconds of the first period and about ...

Escanaba girls basketball team catches, passes Gwinn

ESCANABA — A late-game surge made a world of difference for the Escanaba girls Wednesday night as they earned a 69-55 basketball victory over the visiting Gwinn Modeltowners. The nonconference victory snapped a three-game losing steak for the Eskymos, who improved to 3-3. Gwinn is ...

Westwood Patriots, Munising Mustangs break things open for wins

ISHPEMING — Sophomore guard Tessa Leece nearly attained a triple-double in Westwood’s 53-28 victory over visiting Gladstone in a high school girls basketball game played Tuesday night. Leece scored a game-high 17 points while grabbing team highs of 10 rebounds and eight steals. “Tessa ...

Superior Central girls basketball team wins, boys lose vs. Brimley

EBEN — The Superior Central girls haven’t had the luxury of playing with a lead too many times this basketball season. They were able to achieve that Saturday afternoon, however, in a 43-28 conquest of the Brimley Bays. This marked the first victory this season for the Cougars, who ...

Marquette swims to triangular sweep

MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School swept a triangular swimming and diving meet at home against two of the other traditional powerhouses in the Upper Peninsula on Saturday. The Redettes scored 150 points in the girls meet as Houghton accumulated 109 points and Sault Ste. Marie 68. For ...