Negaunee football game back on Friday night in Gladstone

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NEGAUNEE — It’s been a week of question marks for the Negaunee football team, but things cleared up Wednesday. After originally being forced to cancel their Friday night football game against Gladstone this week, Miners head coach Paul Jacobson confirmed that the game is back on as ...

Marquette Redettes zip past Munising Mustangs 8-0 in girls tennis

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MARQUETTE — Marquette didn’t drop a set in posting an 8-0 victory over visiting Munising in a high school girls tennis match held Wednesday afternoon. With the Upper Peninsula Finals to be played next week, MSHS head coach Derek Sandstrom was pleased that his team is gearing up for the ...

Mike Mayhew earns first hole-in-one

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MARQUETTE — Mike Mayhew recorded his first hole-in-one Tuesday on the Greywalls course of the Marquette Golf Club. Using a 7-iron and playing from the red tees, Mayhew aced the 109-yard sixth hole. The feat was witnessed by Bob Maurovich.

Manistique sweeps Iron Mountain in high school volleyball match

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MANISTIQUE — Manistique cut it close in the final two sets but was still able to pull off a three-set home sweep of Iron Mountain in a Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball match on Monday. The Emeralds won 25-18, 27-25, 25-21 “We came out hot in the first set, and we just did well,” ...

Munising runs past Rudyard in 8-player inaugural

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By Journal Sports Staff RUDYARD — Chad Trepczyk rushed for 265 yards and three touchdowns as Munising used a punishing run attack to upend Rudyard 30-26 in its premiere 8-player football game played Friday night. But the Mustangs, who finished with 321 yards on the ground, didn’t clinch ...

IM trio captures Marquette Senior 3-Man Scramble

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — A trio of golfers based out of Iron Mountain’s Pine Grove Country Club won the Upper Peninsula Golf Association Senior 3-Man Scramble held at the Marquette Golf Club on Thursday. The threesome of Paul Bujold, Paul Menghini and Tom Lavigne competed in ...

Negaunee tennis rolls to 8-0 victory over Escanaba

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NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School girls tennis team moved to 15-0 on the season by beating the visiting Escanaba Eskymos, 8-0, on a sunny but windy Monday afternoon. “Monday’s are always a good test of focus and it’s great to see how we responded again,” said NHS coach Kyle Saari ...

Sports Snapshots

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The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the 2019 fall season in Northern Michigan University football

Marquette pummels Menominee 41-18 in high school football opener

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette football team had to make a big comeback to earn a win over Menominee in 2019. On Friday night, though, the Redmen took charge quickly and cruised to a 41-18 victory over the Maroons in what is scheduled to be the first to two meetings with Menominee. This encounter ...