Making up for lost time

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MOUNT PLEASANT — Negaunee alum Emily Paupore may not have gotten one last time to shine on the track in the 2020 spring season, but she’s definitely been a bright spot on the Central Michigan University roster this year. The freshman was an All-MAC (Mid-American Conference) Second Team ...

Cool hand Luke: Negaunee’s Luke reflects on tennis career

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NEGAUNEE — During the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 1 boys tennis finals on June 2, players from the six competing schools duked it out long into the evening for the right to call themselves champions. While all that was going on, Negaunee’s Will Luke was shooting the breeze with some ...

Bay College to add volleyball in 2022

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ESCANABA — Bay College Administration and Athletic Director Matt Johnson announced that the board of trustees has approved the addition of volleyball as the seventh sport to the Norse Athletics Program. The Norse Volleyball Program will be slated to begin competition in the fall of 2022. A ...

New man in charge: Keller replaces Fjeldheim as NMU Nordic coach

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Losing a legendary head coach to retirement can be tough for a university to replace, but Northern Michigan University has found its new Nordic skiing leader. The Wildcats announced Wednesday that Andy Keller will be the new coach after serving as the ...

Brace hits 1st ace at Red Fox

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K.I. SAWYER — Peggy Brace shot her first hole-in-one at Red Fox Golf Course on Sunday. She achieved the feat on hole 12, which is 123 yards, using a five-wood. Witnesses were Jill Froberg and Steve Rudness. Froberg’s name was misspelled in Tuesday’s paper.