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Mike Mayhew earns first hole-in-one

MARQUETTE — Mike Mayhew recorded his first hole-in-one Tuesday on the Greywalls course of the Marquette Golf Club. Using a 7-iron and playing from the red tees, Mayhew aced the 109-yard sixth hole. The feat was witnessed by Bob Maurovich.

Munising runs past Rudyard in 8-player inaugural

By Journal Sports Staff RUDYARD — Chad Trepczyk rushed for 265 yards and three touchdowns as Munising used a punishing run attack to upend Rudyard 30-26 in its premiere 8-player football game played Friday night. But the Mustangs, who finished with 321 yards on the ground, didn’t clinch ...

IM trio captures Marquette Senior 3-Man Scramble

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — A trio of golfers based out of Iron Mountain’s Pine Grove Country Club won the Upper Peninsula Golf Association Senior 3-Man Scramble held at the Marquette Golf Club on Thursday. The threesome of Paul Bujold, Paul Menghini and Tom Lavigne competed in ...

Negaunee tennis rolls to 8-0 victory over Escanaba

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School girls tennis team moved to 15-0 on the season by beating the visiting Escanaba Eskymos, 8-0, on a sunny but windy Monday afternoon. “Monday’s are always a good test of focus and it’s great to see how we responded again,” said NHS coach Kyle Saari ...

Marquette Jr. Golf holds pair of special events to end season

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Junior Golf Association held a pair of special events to complete its season on Aug. 5 at Gentz’s Homestead Golf Course in Chocolay Township. The association’s finals were held that day along with its Drive, Chip and Putt ...

Dan Hintsala earns ace at Gentz’s Homestead Golf Course

MARQUETTE — Dan Hintsala of Negaunee achieved his first hole-in-one at Gentz’s Homestead Golf Course in Chocolay Township on Sept. 8. Hintsala used a wedge to ace the 130-yard, par-3 second hole, earning the course’s third hole-in-one this summer. The feat was witnessed by George ...

Dennis Hruska wins Marquette Golf Club men’s club title

MARQUETTE — Sixteen golfers participated in match play during the Labor Day weekend to whittle the field to one champion, Dennis Hruska, during the second part of the Men’s Club Championship at the Marquette Golf Club. Playing on the club’s Greywalls course, Hruska won his record 14th ...

George Trujillo records 4th career hole-in-one

MARQUETTE — George Trujillo achieved his fourth career hole-in-one at the Marquette Golf Club on Aug. 27. Playing the Greywalls course, he used an 8-iron to ace the 146-yard, par-3 third hole, shooting an 18-hole score of 74. Witnesses were Pete Lacombe, Jim Acocks, Ed Grimes Jr. and Mike ...

Steve Whelan notches first hole-in-one at Marquette Golf Club

MARQUETTE — Club member Steve Whelan recorded his first hole-in-one at the Marquette Golf Club on Aug. 25. Whelan used a pitching wedge to ace the 121-yard, par-3 17th hole at the Greywalls course on his way to a nine-hole round of 42. Witnesses were playing partners Scott Salminen, Nate ...

Paul Clarke gets ace at Northern Michigan University Golf Course

HARVEY — Paul Clarke of Marquette recorded a hole-in-one last Wednesday at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course in Chocolay Township. Clarke used an 8-iron from the forward tees to ace the 118-yard fifth hole. Witnesses were his playing partners Barrett Engle and Tony Giorgianni. ...

Foursomes win 906 Warrior Relief golf at Red Fox Run at K.I. Sawyer

K.I. SAWYER — Two foursomes were named champion flight winners at the ninth annual 906 Warrior Relief golf fundraiser held at Red Fox Run at K.I. Sawyer on Aug. 22. They were among the 144 golfers who participated, a number that pleased organizer Richard Wood. He added that next year ...

Prep tennis: Easy going for WHS; At home, Patriots sweep West Iron County

ISHPEMING — For the last few years, the Westwood and West Iron County girls tennis programs have been the top teams in Division 2 with the Patriots edging the Wykons for the past three U.P. Championships. However, Tuesday’s competition didn’t come down to the final match like it ...

Sidelined? 3 high school sports await Whitmer’s final ruling on seasons

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING— The leader of the Michigan High School Athletic Association said Monday the decision rests with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on whether there are soccer games, volleyball matches, and swimming and diving meets this fall. Mark Uyl said while the ...

Jon Kamps notches 3rd career hole-in-one

MARQUETTE — Jon Kamps recorded his third career hole-in-one on Saturday on the Heritage course at the Marquette Golf Club. Kamps used a pitching wedge to ace the par-3, 162-yard 14th hole, shooting a nine-hole round of 39 in the process. His feat was witnessed by Luke Brueggeman.

Michigan Tech Student Development Complex expands hours

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech University will expand the open hours of certain parts of its Student Development Complex beginning Monday. The SDC fitness center and lap pool will expand hours only for students, faculty and staff, though the university said in a news release that it plans future ...