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Skewis named varsity girls basketball coach at Westwood High

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Kurt Corcoran’s shoes would be hard for anybody to fill at Westwood High School, but the Patriots will keep continuity by filling the vacancy from within. The school and athletic director Jon Beckman announced Friday that Annie Skewis, who has been ...

Marquette Blues finish as Legion Class A champs

MARQUETTE — It’s tough to beat a team on back to back days, let alone shut them out twice, but that’s what the Marquette Blues did Saturday. After shutting down Copper Country 10-0 Friday behind a strong pitching outing from Erik Johnson, the Blues got another dominant day on the mound, ...

One last time on the turf: Black beats Red in U.P. Football All-Star Game

MARQUETTE — One year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the annual U.P. Football All-Star Game and members of the Class of 2020 didn’t get one last chance to step back on the gridiron to represent their school. Even though the pandemic is still going on, the 2021 Class ...