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Back 9 Endurance Run later this month in Copper Harbor

COPPER HARBOR — The Keweenaw Mountain Lodge will host the second annual Back 9 Endurance Run on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 28-29. Touted as a unique experience for runners in the Upper Peninsula, the event consists of 12- and 24-hour races for individuals or teams of two ...

Marquette sweeps Gladstone in season opener

MARQUETTE — Tennis season finally got underway in Marquette, and the Redmen picked up a season-opening 5-0 sweep over the visiting Gladstone Braves in a GNC dual meet on Thursday afternoon. Due to numbers, Gladstone only fielded 1-3 singles and 1-2 doubles. The Redmen took advantage, and ...

Negaunee tennis splits season-opening matches

ESCANABA — The Negaunee High School boys tennis team brought home split results from a tridual match in Escanaba, falling to the host team 5-3, but defeating Menominee, 8-0. “As defending champs Esky has the target to carry around for much of the year,” said Kyle Saari, Negaunee head ...

Black dominates at U20 championships

LAS VEGAS, Nev.— Northern Michigan University National Training Site Greco-Roman wrestler Max Black finished first at the U20 National Championships held in Las Vegas. His victory earned him a spot on the U20 Pan American Championships team and an automatic berth in the best-of-three ...

Champions, twice over

The Base Hospitality Group & B&G Heating and Plumbling won both regular season and playoff championships in the 18-and-Over Adult Hockey League. In the front row, kneeling from left, are Todd Devonshire, Corey Blake, Ryan Sullivan, Nick Kosinski and Mike Madosh. Top row from left, Craig ...