The Negaunee “Miners” played the Mackinaw City “Comets” in the first round of High School Bowl and were defeated by a score of 90-220. Thirty-eight schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for WNMU-TV’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 45 years on the air. Running from November through the championship game in April, the High School Bowl series airs on WNMU-TV Saturdays at 8 pm and Mondays at 3 pm. Find more information on the 2023-2024 tournament at wnmutv.nmu.edu. Representing Negaunee are, seated from left, Collin Gallion, Caden Steede, team captain Riley Williams and Olivia Lunseth. Standing are alternates Blake Holmgren and Alex Ossenheimer with coach Gina Sorensen. Players for Mackinaw City, seated from left, are players Tyler Allaire, Damon Morse, team captain Sabastian Pierce and Trystan Swanson. Standing are alternates Carter DeWitt and with coach Lisa Rivera. High School Bowl host Jim Koski is standing at lower left. Major production funding for High School Bowl is provided by the Donald & Audrey Anderson Foundation. Local support is provided by 13 Upper Peninsula Credit Unions: TruNorth Federal Credit Union, Embers Credit Union, Tahquamenon Area Credit Union, Limestone Federal Credit Union, Soo Co-op Credit Union, Marquette Community Federal Credit Union, Gogebic County Federal Credit Union, Peninsula Federal Credit Union, Torch Lake Federal Credit Union, U.P. State Credit Union, Settlers Federal Credit Union, Northern Lights Community Federal Credit Union, and Baraga Community Federal Credit Union. Local support is also provided by Vincent and Nora Petrucelli, in partnership with the Regional Educational Service Agencies & Intermediate School Districts of the Upper Peninsula. WNMU-TV is a member-supported public broadcasting service of Northern Michigan University and is licensed to the NMU Board of Trustees.