Sports Snapshots

Westwood’s Nathan Beckman shoots against Iron Mountain on Thursday in Iron Mountain. (Iron Mountain Daily News photo by Adam Niemi)
Negaunee’s Dre Tuominen, left, looks over the floor with Houghton defender Benjamin Strong in front of him on Tuesday night at Lakeview Memorial Gym in Negaunee. (Journal photo by Jess Makela)
Negaunee’s Eric Hurst, right, uses his skate to keep possession of the puck from Hancock’s Bryce Randell, center, and Carter Nettell last Monday night at the Negaunee Ice Arena. (Journal photo by Jess Makela)
Manistique’s Darien Nichols, center, goes up for a shot against several Bark River-Harris defenders in Harris on Tuesday. (Escanaba Daily Press photo by Mike Mattson)
Marquette’s Raphael Milado, right, passes the ball as Kingsford’s Owen Petschar hangs on him on Thursday night at Marquette Senior High School. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)
Manistique’s Tasha Joslin, left, defends Negaunee’s Ielee Shiroda on Friday night at Lakeview Memorial Gym in Negaunee. (Journal photo by Jess Makela)

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Jan. 2-6