Prep Sports

Westwood Patriots boys bowl to big win in Marinette, Wis.

ISHPEMING — The Westwood High School boys bowling team ran its record to 5-0 this season with a 38-2 thumping of Iron Mountain on Saturday at a meet held in Marinette, Wisconsin. The Patriots powered their way to victory with a top five-person team game of 1,020 scratch. Among the top ...

Marquette Redettes girls basketball super-sizes Escanaba, 64-36

ESCANABA — Matching up with Marquette proved difficult for the Escanaba girls Tuesday night as they dropped a 64-36 basketball decision to the Upper Peninsula’s No. 3 team in Divisions 1-3. Marquette, with an overall height advantage, worked the ball inside early and often in this Great ...

Westwood boys basketball team comes out ‘flat’ at Gladstone

GLADSTONE — After a rough beginning to the season, the Gladstone boys’ basketball team has appeared to figure something out. The Braves dominated for the second game in a row to start the new year, blowing out Westwood 62-35 in a Mid-Peninsula Conference game here Tuesday. While Reece ...

Westwood wrestlers finish 3rd

ESCANABA — The Westwood wrestling team finished in third place out of 15 teams at the Escanaba Elks Tournament Saturday. Sam Gilles (215 lbs.) and Wyatt Carlson (119) both took first place in their respective weight classes, while Joseph Derocha took second at 112, Rocco Carlson finished ...

Miners smash Emeralds

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School girls basketball team continued its winning ways on Friday night at Lakeview Memorial Gym, rolling to a 60-17 victory over visiting Manistique. The Miners received 17 points from senior forward Abby Nelson and ...

Rough third quarter dooms Gwinn boys in loss to Gladstone

By Journal Sports Staff GWINN — Sometimes all it takes is one quarter to change the course of a game and that was the case for the Gwinn boys basketball team Friday. Unfortunately for the Modeltowners, they were on the wrong end of that quarter as Gladstone outscored Gwinn 28-5 in third ...

Negaunee wrestlers drop pair of matches at Kingsford Thursday

By Iron Mountain Daily News KINGSFORD — Negaunee lost a pair of high school wrestling matches at a quadrangular held in Kingsford on Thursday. The Miners fell to Iron Mountain 48-25 and to Kingsford 42-28. The fourth team at the meet was Gladstone. Negaunee’s Leo Helppi (189) ...

Westwood Patriots girls basketball team works hard for win at Calumet, 58-35

CALUMET — There are basketball nights where the shots find the net and other nights where nothing will go in. That was the case Thursday night as the shots fell for the Westwood Patriots girls while at the same time not falling for the girls from Calumet as the Copper Kings lost at home, ...

Gwinn girls basketball team defeats Munising with teamwork

MUNISING — Sometimes getting a victory just comes down to teamwork and the Gwinn girls basketball team did a good job of that Thursday night. The Modeltowners outlasted Munising 48-42 with Marissa Delmont leading the way with 17 points. Michaela Werner was the Mustangs’ offensive leader ...

Cold start dooms Westwood boys basketball team at Iron Mountain in 60-22 loss

IRON MOUNTAIN — It’s a happy new year indeed for the Iron Mountain boys. IM reeled off a huge first-half run en route to a 60-22 win over Westwood on Thursday. The Mountaineers (8-0) went on a 35-3 run from midway through the first quarter to halftime for a 37-8 lead going into the ...

Ishpeming-Negaunee swimmers sweep Manistique

ISHPEMING — Senior Jaden West and sophomore Annika Tervo each had a hand in four victories as the Ishpeming-Negaunee girls swim team defeated Manistique 52-41 in a meet held at the Ishpeming High School pool on Thursday. Junior Thomas LaFave also was part of four wins as the I-N boys eked ...

Munising falls to Rapid River in boys basketball

MUNISING — The Munising boys basketball team didn’t start off the new year on a good note, falling at home to Rapid River 68-59. Anthony Mattson led the Mustangs with 28 points, while Jesse Matson had 11 points and Eli Werner 10. Tyler Sundling was the Rockets’ offensive leader with 22 ...