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Moonlight doubles bowling set at Superior Lanes

MARQUETTE — Superior Lanes is offering its monthly Moonlight Scotch Doubles tournament on Saturday on its new lanes at the Marquette Township center. Mixed pairs, which are required to be one man and one woman, cost $40 before Saturday and $45 ton Saturday. Registration is at 7:45 p.m., ...

Michigan Tech Huskies knocked out in NCAA volleyball Midwest Regional

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — The season came to an end for the Michigan Tech volleyball team at the NCAA Division II Midwest Region tournament on Friday evening. The No. 23 Huskies lost in the semifinals to No. 10 and former GLIAC member Hillsdale in four sets, 25-19, 22-25, 25-13, 30-28, on the ...

Carsyn Osterman helps Finlandia women’s basketball team win

HANCOCK — Led by Carsyn Osterman’s 15 points, four area players scored for Finlandia as its women’s basketball team defeated Wisconsin-River Falls 75-65 at the Paavo Nurmi Center on Saturday. Osterman, a Lions sophomore from Baraga, made 6 of 8 free throws and dished out a game-high six ...

Dondre Yohe scores for Bay College basketball in men’s split

PORT HURON — Sophomore Dondre Yohe of Ishpeming scored in a pair of games for the Bay College men’s basketball team during the St. Clair County Community College Holiday Classic held over the weekend. Yohe scored two points by making the only shot he attempted in the Norse’s 99-62 loss ...

Marissa Ackerman scores for Bay women’s basketball in losses

PORT HURON — Sophomore Marissa Ackerman of Munising started and scored in both games for the Bay College women’s basketball team as the Norse lost both its games at the St. Clair County Community College Holiday Classic over the weekend. Ackerman scored six points, making the only ...

Marquette Senior High School names winners in Turkey Trot

MARQUETTE — Three winners were named in the annual Marquette Senior High School Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving at the high school. Moses Waite won the male category in 19 minutes, 12 seconds, while Alexandra Bott took the female title in 20:29. Joining owner Kevin Roel, Bella won the ...

Superior Central School charity bingo set

EBEN — A bingo fundraiser for the Superior Central School athletics program will be held in mid-December at the school’s elementary gymnasium. Doors open for the bingo at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, with games scheduled to run from 6-8 p.m. There is a $5 minimum buy-in with a $250 ...

Carney-Nadeau hosts men’s Early Bird hoops tournament

CARNEY — Each team is guaranteed to play three games at the eighth annual Carney-Nadeau Early Bird Invitational men’s basketball tournament to be held in early December in Menominee County. Set for Dec. 7-8 at the C-N High School gym, the tourney features two divisions for up to a dozen ...

Bay women’s basketball team sweeps on road

ESCANABA — Players from Marquette and Alger counties led or shared game-scoring honors in a pair of Bay College women’s basketball road victories over the weekend that improved the Norse to 6-1. Sophomore Kelsea Ackerman of Munising shared team scoring honors with 11 points as Bay pulled ...

Bay men’s basketball splits away from home

MILWAUKEE — The Bay College men’s basketball team couldn’t tame the nation’s No. 2 team in the National Junior College Athletic Association as Milwaukee Area Technical College raced off with a 111-76 home victory over the Norse on Friday night. Ishpeming graduate and Bay sophomore ...

Bay College women dump Wisconsin-Green Bay at Marinette

ESCANABA — All four area players scored for the Bay College women’s basketball team in its 88-35 victory over Wisconsin-Green Bay at Marinette at the Norse gym on Monday night. Munising sophomore Kelsea Ackerman led the local contingent with eight points, including a pair of 3-pointers, ...

Shumate scores 12 for Finlandia

APPLETON, Wis. — Sophomore River Shumate of Republic-Michigamme scored 12 points for Finlandia as the Lions lost at Lawrence 107-72 in a college men’s basketball game played Saturday. Shumate made a 3-pointer and was 5 for 5 at the free-throw line as Finlandia fell to 0-4. Sophomore ...

Osterman helps FU get 1st win

HOLLAND — Sophomore Carsyn Osterman of Baraga scored 10 points as the Finlandia women’s basketball team recorded its first victory of the season, a 77-69 victory over St. Mary’s (Indiana) at the Hope Tipoff Classic in downstate Holland. Osterman went 6 of 6 at the free-throw line while ...

Carlson, Bouchard help FU gridders

ALMA — Sophomore Dave Carlson of Newberry led the Finlandia defense with 11 tackles as the Lions ended an 0-10 season with a 46-0 loss at Alma on Saturday. Carlson, who had six solo tackles, shared tackling honors with teammate Christian Creten, who had five solo tackles and a forced ...

Norse men hold off LSSU JV

ESCANABA — Munising High School graduate Cade Contreras scored 12 points with a pair of 3-pointers as Bay College won a 96-84 decision over the Lake Superior State JV team in a college men’s basketball game played Sunday at the Norse gym. Contreras, a sophomore at Bay, was 5 of 7 from the ...