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Rick Heikkila records 4th hole-in-one at Marquette Golf Club

MARQUETTE — Club member Rick Heikkila recorded his fourth hole-in-on on Aug. 31 at the Marquette Golf Club. Using a 5-hybrid, he aced the 132-yard sixth hole on the Greywalls course as part of an 18-hole round of 79. Witnesses were his playing partners Marvin Meyers and Henry Powers.

906 Warrior Relief Fund golf outing names winners at Red Fox Run

K.I. SAWYER — The namesake charity was the real winner after play during the 906 Warrior Relief Fund golf outing held at Red Fox Run Golf Course on Aug. 21. The 10th annual outing featured 144 golfers, and because of that and the generosity of a number of area businesses, thousands of ...

Fast-starting Redmen bounce Houghton, 7-1

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Slow starts became a thing of the past on Saturday when the Marquette Senior High School boys soccer team defeated Houghton 7-1 at the Kaufman Sports Complex on Saturday. After scoring just once in the first half of a similar 8-1 victory over Sault Ste. ...

Wildcats’ depth a winning formula at Northwood

By Journal Sports Staff MIDLAND — Despite not winning the individual title, the Northern Michigan University women’s cross country team dominated at the Northwood Invitational held Saturday in Midland. The Wildcats scored 21 points, far ahead of runner-up Ashland’s 58 and the ...

NMU men golfers set team record in Bay City

By Journal Sports Staff BAY CITY — The men’s golf team at Northern Michigan University set a school record for an 18-hole team score at the Al Watrous Invitational held at Saginaw Valley Public Golf Course over the weekend. The Wildcats finished sixth out of 15 teams, including finishes ...

NMU women’s soccer loses 2nd straight 1-goal decision

By Journal Sports Staff BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team lost its second game in three days by one goal with a 3-2 overtime loss at Bemidji State on Sunday. The host Beavers scored the game’s first goal by Sara Wendt in the game’s 20th minute and ...