At midseason a year ago, the L’Anse High School varsity football team stood at 4-0 and seemed almost assured of a playoff spot.
But the roof caved in for coach Mark Leaf after the Purple Hornets were dealt five straight defeats to end the season.
“Not to make excuses, but we had some ...
(* West PAC “B” Division game)
Friday, Aug. 24 — * at West Iron County, 7 p.m. ET
Friday, Aug. 31 — * at Norway, 7 p.m. ET
Friday, Sept. 7 — * BARK RIVER-HARRIS, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 14 — at L’Anse, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21 — HANCOCK, 7 ...
MUNISING — Ishpeming grabbed four of the top six places to capture its fifth straight boys title at the Munising Invitational high school cross country meet held at the Valley Spur Cross Country trails on Tuesday.
The Hematites scored just 27 points for a big victory over runner-up ...
MARQUETTE — The Marquette and West Iron County girls tennis teams divided just about everything right down the middle, including their final score of 4-4 at the MSHS courts on Tuesday.
Six of the eight matches went three sets with each team winning three, and the schools each won two ...
(8) — deontes 8-player game
Thursday, Aug. 23
(8) Rudyard at North Dickinson
(8) Engadine at North Central
Friday, Aug. 24
Escanaba at Alpena
Gwinn at Bark River-Harris
Calumet at Gogebic
Sault Ste. Marie at Cheboygan
St. Ignace at ...
"The own-goal definitely helped us out at the beginning and helped us get a quick start to the game." — Drew Wyble, junior, Marquette Senior High School boys soccer
MARQUETTE — An early mistake by Boyne City set the tempo for the Marquette Senior High School varsity ...
"You can definitely take your team from where you were last year ... and build off that." — Paul Jacobson, head coach, Negaunee Miners football
(* West PAC “A” Division game)
Friday, Aug. 24 — * IRON MOUNTAIN, 7 ...
IRON RIVER — The Negaunee High School girls tennis team may have met their matches, but they’ve come from Division 2 teams in the Upper Peninsula.
Keyed by a pair of three-set victories, the Miners pulled out a 5-3 win at West Iron County on Monday, their second straight victory over a ...
ISHPEMING — “One game at a time” is the No. 1 theme and emphasis for the Westwood High School varsity football team entering this fall season.
Admitting it may be a cliche statement, head coach Scott Syrjala still believes that’s what it will take for his team to build on a successful ...
By Journal Sports Staff
SAULT STE. MARIE — The Marquette girls volleyball team had a good afternoon Saturday as it made it to the finals at the Sault Ste. Marie Invitational.
The Redettes bounced back from an earlier loss to the Soo by taking down the host Blue Devils in the semifinals in ...
By Journal Sports Staff
EBEN JUNCTION — The Munising Mustangs volleyball team had a solid performance Saturday afternoon as it took second at the Munising Invitational, which was held at Superior Central High School.
“We had some moments of phenomenal play, especially in our win over ...
By Journal Sports Staff
KINGSFORD — The Westwood girls tennis team continued its strong start to the season as it tied for first place at the six-team Kingsford Invitational Friday.
The Patriots tied West Iron County with 41 points, well ahead of the rest of the teams. Kingsford took ...
ISHPEMING — Westwood swept a pair of home meets while Ishpeming lost both of its matches in a triple dual set of high school tennis meets that included Iron Mountain on Thursday morning.
The closest of the three meets was the Mountaineers’ 5-3 victory over the Hematites where Ishpeming ...
By RYAN STIEG
Journal Sports Writer
ISHPEMING — School may not start for several more weeks in the Upper Peninsula, but the fall sports season officially started Wednesday as the Negaunee and Westwood girls tennis teams took to the courts, joining several other area teams.
The Miners ...
MARQUETTE — The Marquette girls tennis team picked up a win on the first day of the season Wednesday in a dominant 8-0 sweep of Escanaba.
Elysa Olivier at No. 1 singles, Mollie Kilpela at No. 2, Kennedy Tate at No. 3 and Natalie Robinia at No. 4 each earned easy two-set wins for the ...
MARQUETTE — The third annual Marquette Area Public Schools tailgate party will be held on the opening day of football season, Friday, Aug. 24, near the high school football field.
The Redmen host Traverse City St. Francis in a JV game at 3:30 p.m. and in a varsity game at 7 p.m. at the ...
MARQUETTE — The key to being a successful athlete is to bring out your best.
That’s adage certainly applies to Wayne and Alec Olivier. The father-son tennis duo had many occasions where they were unable to finish a practice session due to a disagreement over one thing or ...
NEGAUNEE — Negaunee High School has set its fall practice start times for the 2018 season.
Football practice will begin on Monday, Aug. 6 with the varsity reporting to Miners Dry at 8 am. and the junior varsity to follow at 8:15 am.
Cross country, volleyball and girls tennis practices ...