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Local Sports

UPLGA whittles field down to eight

ESCANABA — The field of 40 women playing for the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association (UPLGA) championship at Escanaba Country Club has been cut to eight. 16 women advanced from Saturday’s qualifying round to Sunday’s match play championship flight, where that number was cut in half, ...

Beck, Bernard, Erickson lead Mean Greens to win

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Brooke Beck, Anna Bernard and Cora Erickson scored as the Mean Greens defeated the Navy Nightmares 6-3 in a game played in the Under-10 Girls Division of the Superiorland Soccer Association on June 24. Tia Pelto and Mia Rowe were scorers for ...

Bowling leagues

River Rock Lanes Mon. Men & Women Seniors — Glenn Hintsala 223-611, Nellie Elenbaas 219-543; Glenn Hintsala 238, Stan Uitto 602, Nellie Elenbaas 183-520; Stan Uitto 218, Darrell Olson 566, Nellie Elenbaas 209-519; Glenn Hintsala 210-579, Nellie Elenbaas 179-489; Glenn Hintsala 257-666, ...

Thexton, Trego lead River Rock to 1st win

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Kris Thexton went 3 for 4 and Nichol Trego tripled to lead River Rock Lanes to its first win of the season, 12-5 over U.P. Fabricating in Class C of the Iron Range Women’s Softball League on June 26. Val Prusi homered for U.P. Fabricating. Also in ...

Marquette Blues win Mid Pen League baseball title

By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — After coming up short in the Mid Pen League Tournament last season, the Marquette Legion baseball team redeemed itself Saturday evening. The Blues got a strong pitching outing from Jon Jason and held on late to top Copper Country 3-1 and claim the ...

Thexton, Trego lead River Rock to 1st win

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Kris Thexton went 3 for 4 and Nichol Trego tripled to lead River Rock Lanes to its first win of the season, 12-5 over U.P. Fabricating in Class C of the Iron Range Women’s Softball League on June 26. Val Prusi homered for U.P. Fabricating. Also in ...