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Making the star work

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MARQUETTE — One of the keys to victory for the Marquette girls basketball team on Tuesday night was containing Gladstone’s top player, Megan Crow. The Redettes did just that, limiting last year’s All-Great Northern Conference and All-Upper Peninsula First Teamer to just five ...

Esky hits buzzer-beater to defeat Negaunee girls

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ESCANABA — Nicole Kamin could only be held down so long. After being held to just six points through three quarters, Escanaba’s star junior forward came alive in the fourth, scoring nine points, including a game-winning floater at the buzzer, to lift the Eskymos to a 50-48 ...

Hematites take down Flivvers

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KINGSFORD -- On Tuesday night, the Kingsford Flivvers Girls Basketball team welcomed the Ishpeming Hematites to the Kingsford Middle School Gymnasium for a non-conference matchup. Ishpeming and head coach Ryan Reichel came away with a 48-31 victory. The key to the game Tuesday night for the ...

Gladstone boys hold on to top Ishpeming in opener

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GLADSTONE — After a raucous first half, the Gladstone boys’ basketball team held on to earn a 65-53 season-opening win against the Ishpeming Hematites here Tuesday. After a half dominated by Gladstone’s defense, the Braves led 27-14 entering the third quarter of this Mid-Peninsula ...

Negaunee, Munising, Manistique boys all earn wins

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NEGAUNEE — Tuesday night was the season opener for several boys basketball teams around the Upper Peninsula and the Negaunee Miners got off to a fantastic start as they got a big night from senior Jason Waterman and took down Escanaba 52-43. Waterman led all scorers with 26 points, while ...

Calumet tops Redmen icers in OT

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MARQUETTE — Through 34 minutes of play, it appeared that the Calumet Copper Kings hockey team was well on its way to a win over the visiting Marquette Redmen. In the final 17 minutes, the Redmen struck twice, forcing overtime. The Copper Kings struck just 1:02 into the extra session to earn ...

R-M girls, boys basketball fall

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FELCH — It was a rough night for the Republic-Michigamme girls basketball team Tuesday as it fell to North Dickinson 73-14. The Nordics held a big 23-2 lead after the first quarter, were up 48-11 at the half and continued rolling from there. Three ND players finished in double figures ...

I-N swimmers lose to Houghton

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NEGAUNEE — Senior Owen Morton and junior Annika Tervo were the winners for the Ishpeming-Negaunee swimming and diving teams in a dual meet against powerful Houghton at Negaunee High School on Tuesday. Morton won the boys’ 50-yard freestyle in 27.37 seconds, while Tervo took the girls’ ...

Bowling hall induction on Sunday

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ISHPEMING — The fifth annual induction ceremony for the Marquette County Bowling Hall of Fame will be held Sunday afternoon at River Rock Lanes in Ishpeming. Socializing and hors d’oeuvres will be available before and after the ceremony set to begin at 1:30 p.m. in the center’s banquet ...

Marquette Senior High School swimmers dominate Westwood Relays

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ISHPEMING — Marquette proved its superior depth with a dominating performance at the Westwood Relays high school swimming and diving meet held at the Patriots’ pool on Saturday. The Redmen and Redettes won 14 of the 17 events staged in boys, girls and mixed four-person relays. Marquette ...

Marquette Redettes girls basketball team gets into win column

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PETOSKEY — It took a little longer than many may have expected, but the Marquette girls basketball team got into the win column Saturday in the consolation game of Petoskey Invitational by defeating the host Northmen 63-30. Maria Millado and Aspen Michelin each had 19 points for the ...

Moonlight doubles bowling set at Superior Lanes

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MARQUETTE — Superior Lanes is offering its monthly Moonlight Scotch Doubles tournament on Saturday on its new lanes at the Marquette Township center. Mixed pairs, which are required to be one man and one woman, cost $40 before Saturday and $45 ton Saturday. Registration is at 7:45 p.m., ...