Prep Sports

Munising boys, girls take second at Division 3 regionals

MUNISING — None of the current Mid Peninsula High School girls are old enough to remember when their school last won a track regional. The Mid Pen girls were celebrating a Division 3 championship Thursday, however, which is believed to be their first in 30 years. Mid Pen scored 53 points ...

Gladstone baseball continues strong season with win over Redmen

GLADSTONE — Parent’s Night for Gladstone Braves baseball was a success Thursday night all the way around with an impressive 12-6 win over the Marquette Redmen. Marquette’s Hunter Doucette hit a two run second inning home run for a short-lived 2-0 lead before the Braves erupted for five ...

Negaunee baseball team closing gap on powerhouse Gladstone

NEGAUNEE — The Gladstone Braves are considered by many to be one of the best baseball teams in the Upper Peninsula and they showed it Wednesday afternoon in a doubleheader sweep of Negaunee. The Braves topped the Miners 6-2 in the opening game before getting their bats going in the ...

Rapid River Rockets softball team sweeps Marquette Redettes

RAPID RIVER — Timely hitting helped Rapid River pull off a sweep of Class A Marquette in a high school softball doubleheader played at the Rockets’ field on Wednesday. RR, which improved to 20-7 with 3-1 and 6-1 victories, scored a run in each of the first three innings of the ...

Negaunee Miners softball team pulls out twinbill sweep at Westwood

NATIONAL MINE — Negaunee continued to roll through its high school softball season Tuesday afternoon as the Miners swept a doubleheader from Westwood at the Tilden Township Ball Field. Negaunee (21-7) won the opener easily, 14-1 in six innings, but the nightcap was much closer as the ...

Munising Mustangs golfers get home sweep of Manistique Emeralds

MUNISING — Munising picked up a pair of nice victories Tuesday in a dual high school golf meet with Manistique at Pictured Rocks Golf Course. The Mustang boys topped the Emeralds in a close one, 202-206, with Anthony Mattson earning medalist honors with 40. Bailey Masters, Mitchell ...

Westwood Patriots boys 2nd at Iron Mountain high school golf meet

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford swept a high school golf triangular meet Monday at Pine Grove Country Club. The Flivver boys overcame a two-over par 38 from medalist Marcus Johnson of Iron Mountain. Kingsford posted a 171 in beating Westwood with 178 and Iron Mountain with 186. Chase Kreski and ...

Marquette Redmen baseball sweeps Kingsford at home

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School baseball team earned a doubleheader sweep of Kingsford Monday at Haley Field in Marquette. The Redmen earned a narrow 6-5 win a Game 1 before exploding for a 10-0, four-inning mercy rule win in Game 2. After Marquette jumped out to a 4-0 lead ...

Negaunee wins multiple MHSAA broadcast honors

EAST LANSING — Seven Neguanee High School students on two crews each were named the second-best in the state in their categories in the MHSAA’s ninth annual School Broadcast Program Excellence Awards. Thomas Bagley, Chaz Bluse and Alec Johnson were honored in the Best Highlight category ...

Coaches name their best

MARQUETTE — Led by four players named as BCAM’s Best, a number of area high school basketball players received recognition in awards handed out recently by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. Munising High School had two honorees, including the only boy, with one each coming ...

Redettes soccer team wins 2 of 3 in Wisconsin

WAUPACA, Wis. — The Marquette Senior High School traveled to Wisconsin for the Comet Soccer Invitational on Saturday, playing three games against Badger State teams and winning two of them. The Redettes opened against a tough Sauk Prairie team and lost 1-0 on a goal scored with eight ...

Runner-up Redmen baseball team splits pair in Petoskey

PETOSKEY — Marquette split a pair of games to finish as runner-up at the Petoskey Invitational high school baseball tournament held Saturday. The Redmen opened with a 7-1 victory over Remus Chippewa Hills and the host Northmen edged Reed City 2-1 to advance to the finals. In the ...

Negaunee wins 5 flights for Kingsford tennis title

KINGSFORD — Though the championship round focus was on a three-set match at No. 1 singles between West Iron County freshman Holden Ross and Escanaba’s Josh Grassel, Negaunee carried off more hardware than the rest of the field combined at the Kingsford Invitational high school boys tennis ...