Prep Sports

Marquette, Gwinn, Munising post wins

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — With the help of 22 points from Raffy Millado, the Marquette boys basketball team continued its winning ways Saturday afternoon as it took down Gaylord 64-59. The two teams were tied 15-15 after the first quarter before the Redmen got hot in the second. ...

Marquette Senior High School hosts MHSAA Upper Peninsula swim finals

MARQUETTE — The MHSAA Upper Peninsula Swimming & Diving Championships begin this afternoon at the Marquette Senior High School pool with diving. Girls diving competition, both preliminary and final rounds, will be held first beginning at about 2:30 p.m. with the boys to follow. All ...

Westwood boys basketball team falls just short to Calumet, 45-44

CALUMET — Sometimes calls don’t go your way on the basketball court and that’s what happened to the Westwood boys basketball team Thursday night at Calumet. In the closing seconds of a tie game, the Copper Kings’ Will Twardzik was fouled in the lane as time expired and he hit one of ...

High school cross country skiing state finals this weekend in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING — Al Quaal Recreation Area will host the Michigan High School Cross-Country Skiing Championships today and Saturday. Today’s main event is the five-kilometer freestyle interval start at the Al Quaal’s “Schoolfield” Stadium. The girls race is set for 3 p.m. and boys at 4 ...

Jeffers icers rally late to defeat Negaunee Miners, 4-2

HOUGHTON — Jeffers broke a 1-1 tie in the third period with three straight goals en route to a 4-2 high school hockey victory on Thursday night over Negaunee. The Miners got on the board first with a goal from Jack Mattias just 3:31 in. Garrett Mann and Chad Pohlman earned assists on the ...

Maintaining discipline

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer ISHPEMING — Discipline is a key aspect of basketball games and it can sometimes be the thing that determines a win or a loss. In Friday night’s game between Westwood and Negaunee, it definitely played a role. In the second half, the Patriots looked ...

Horrific 3rd quarter dooms Gwinn boys

By Journal Sports Staff GWINN — For three quarters of its game against Calumet, the Gwinn boys basketball team played quite well. The third quarter was a different story, though. Up by three points at the half, the Modeltowners were outscored 23-4 in third and fell to the Copper Kings ...

Fink a trailblazer at Superior Central

By AUSTIN HEMMINGSON Escanaba Daily Press EBEN — Roubens Fink could have decided to play football anywhere else during his time at Superior Central. Cougars’ coach Sam Eggleston said he had many opportunities to play other places, but stuck with the Cougars and remained loyal. Now ...

Westwood boys basketball posts season-high points in win at Gwinn

GWINN — The Westwood boys put up their most points of the season, dropping Gwinn 71-48 in a high school basketball game played at the Modeltowners’ gym on Wednesday. Big offensive nights were turned in by Patriots’ junior foward Taylor Dellangelo with 19 points, senior guard Nathan ...

Back in competition: Marquette Senior High School gymnasts hold off Negaunee

"We went nearly all last week without practice because of the weather." — Eyre Becker, head coach, Negaunee High School gymnastics --------------------- MARQUETTE — As the high school gymnastics regular season nears its end, Negaunee and Marquette squared off in a two-team dual ahead of ...

Ishpeming girls basketball rallies to beat L’Anse in overtime

More inside: Munising boys run past Big Bay de Noc. Page 6B ---------------------- ISHPEMING — Monday night’s game between the Ishpeming and L’Anse girls basketball teams was all about pressure, and in the end, the Hematites handled it a little bit better as they outlasted the Purple ...