Prep Sports

Skyline Central recognizes Alger County girls

By Journal Sports Staff FELCH — Five players from Alger County schools were recognized when honored were recently announced in girls basketball for the Skyline Central Conference. Four of the players were from Munising while one Superior Central player earned two awards. Mustangs senior ...

LeClaire leads Dollar Bay to regional title

NEGAUNEE — Sophomore Connor LeClaire scored 27 points to lead Dollar Bay to its second consecutive boys basketball regional championship on Thursday. The Blue Bolts topped Forest Park 64-48 in their MHSAA Division 4 finale held at Lakeview Memorial Gym in Negaunee on Thursday ...

Dollar Bay Blue Bolts shoot past Munising, 65-56, in boys basketball regional

NEGAUNEE — If Munising wanted to end Dollar Bay’s chances of making another run at a state title in the MHSAA Division 4 boys basketball tournament, those hopes were dashed in the opening eight minutes in Negaunee on Tuesday night. The Blue Bolts scored 23 points in the opening quarter ...

North Central Jets zoom past Republic-Michigamme girls basketball team, 65-25

POWERS — Take care of business and move on. That was the philosophy the North Central girls basketball team used in a 65-25 triumph over Republic-Michigamme in its MHSAA Division 4 district tournament game Monday. The Jets (15-5) jumped out to a 10-0 lead that eventually turned into a ...

Munising Mustangs swamp Superior Central in girls basketball, 67-24

RAPID RIVER — The Munising girls tamed Superior Central 67-24 here Monday night in an MHSAA Division 4 girls basketball district tournament opener. The first quarter was about all that was needed to determine the outcome, with the Mustangs rushing to a 24-1 lead. Daryn Johnson kicked ...

Marquette Redettes dominate Alpena in district girls basketball opener, 59-24

ALPENA — The Alpena High girls basketball team threw everything but the kitchen sink at Marquette on Monday. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the Redettes had an answer for every move Alpena made. Madison Carter scored 18 points, Aspen Michelin added 16 and the Redettes used strong post ...

Baraga Vikings slip a spot in final girls Upper Peninsula basketball poll

MARQUETTE — Baraga bumped up against the glass ceiling that is St. Ignace in the final Upper Peninsula high school basketball poll released today by the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Only girls votes were tabulated this week as the boys district tournaments were ...