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Micklow wins 12th ladies title

MARQUETTE - Sue Micklow successfully defended her title at the Ladies Club Championship on the Greywalls course at the Marquette Golf Club on Sunday afternoon, defeating Jan Hruska in the finals for her 12th ladies title at the club.Hruska was the medalist during qualifying and is a five-time ...

Bowling leagues seek members

MARQUETTE - Marquette County's two bowling centers are accepting individuals and full and partial teams for fall leagues that are starting soon as most full-season leagues start just after Labor Day.Red Rock Lanes, the former Country Lanes, in Ishpeming has several types of weekly leagues - ...

Setting the foundation for a winning tradition

GWINN - Staying healthy is important for most high school football teams.For Gwinn High School, it's crucial this season."I'm very optimistic, but we don't have too many (players)," second-year Modeltowners head coach Dion Brown said in discussing his team's 2015 prospects."Avoiding injuries is ...

Micklow seeking MGC title repeat

MARQUETTE - Defending champion Sue Mcklow has made it to the title match of the Women's Club Championship at the Marquette Golf Club.The tourney's top seed, Micklow beat No. 5 seed Jenny Marietta Saturday in semifinal action for the right to face No. 2 seed Jan Hruska at 1 p.m. today on the ...

Sands season nearing end

SANDS - Fall is rapidly approaching and that means the racing year is coming to an end at Sands Speedway,However, there's still time for fans to come out and enjoy the fun before the checkered flag waves on the season."This is our fifth year and we've been doing our best to build up racing ...

Late surge lifts Negaunee Oldtimers past Marquette

MARQUETTE - Blowing the game wide open with a five-run seventh inning after Marquette had tied the score, the Negaunee Oldtimers posted a 12-8 victory over their hosts on Friday.With the win, Negaunee took the rubber game of the three-game summer series and holds a 22-17 all-time edge over ...

Busy day

NEGAUNEE - The Negaunee High School girls tennis team notched its second win of the season Friday with an 8-0 shutout over visiting West Iron County."Early in the year, you always want to improve on something from the previous match," Miners head coach Kyle Saari said. "One and two doubles did ...

Adult tennis mixer set

MARQUETTE - A USTA Sets in the City Adult Tennis Event is scheduled for 6:15 to 7:45 Thursday at the Marquette Senior High School courts.All skill levels are welcome, from first time players to experienced netters. The event is a fun tennis social mixer.The cost is $8 per participant. Prizes ...

Youth net event planned

MARQUETTE - A Youth Play Day for youths 7 to 11 years of age through the United States Tennis Association is planned from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sandy Knoll courts.No experience is necessary and tennis rackets will be provided.The cost is $7 per participant.Reservations are preferred, ...

Detroit man sinks ace

CHAMPION - Ed Ferrell II of Detroit recorded a hole-in-one July 4 at the Wawonowin Country Club.The ace was reported Thursday.He used a 7-iron to ace the 152-yard, par-3, fourth hole.Witnessing the shot were Ed Ferrell Sr., Peter Milakovich and Ed Ferrell IV.

Pool league schedules meeting

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Men's Pool League will host its preseason meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pat's Bar in Marquette.Captains or other representatives of each team should attend, new teams and individuals are welcome.For more information, call Gus Rydholm at 236-2777 or Greg Ostrenga at 228-6106.

Hamlin leads Toyota sweep

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Denny Hamlin set a track record in leading a Toyota sweep of the first two rows in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.Hamlin turned a lap Friday at 131.407 mph to break the mark of 131.362 mph set last August by Kevin Harvick.It was Hamlin's 22nd career Sprint Cup pole ...

Garrow sinks ace

MARQUETTE - Mokey Garrow is making a habit of posting holes-in-one.The Marquette resident aced the 121-yard par-3 17th hole at the Marquette Golf Club's Greywalls Course on Wednesday.He used a pitching wedge to record his third career hole-in-one, shooting 77 for his 18-hole round.Witnessing ...

Sands hosts Late Model Invite

SANDS - The Sands Speedway will host a Late Model Invitational on Saturday at the raceway with time trials starting at 3 p.m. and racing at 5 p.m.Reagan May of Alan Kulwicki Racing is scheduled to be among guest racers on the schedule.

Negaunee Men’s Pool to meet

NEGAUNEE - The Negaunee Men's Pool League will hold its annual organizational meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Pasquali's in Negaunee.Teams should have a representative at this meeting. The league season is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 9.For more information, including how to join the ...

Dead River Derby bout Aug. 29

MARQUETTE - The Dead River Derby roller derby team of Marquette will host its final home bout of the year at Lakeview Arena on Saturday, Aug. 29.Its travel team, the Rolling Riptide, will take on the Floral City Roller Girls of downstate Monroe at 6 p.m., followed by Dead River's Superior ...

Ellis, Nagy just miss cut

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. - Negaunee native Dan Ellis missed the cut by two strokes and Manistique's Mike Nagy by three on Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur Championship golf tournament held at Olympia Fields Country Club.The projected cutline of 3-over-par on Tuesday night was confirmed after more than ...

Making it official

ISHPEMING - The new football coaching staff at Westwood High School was made official by unanimous votes at a NICE School Board meeting on Monday evening.School administrators named longtime Ishpeming High School assistant varsity coach Scott Syrjala as the Patriots' head coach several weeks ...

Oldtimers softball games set

MARQUETTE - The Negaunee and Marquette Oldtimers softball teams will play an unprecedented third game in one season when they get together at Marquette's Hurley Field at 5:30 p.m. Friday.Negaunee leads the overall series 21-17 as each team has already won once this season on its home field.In ...

Pool league sets meeting

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Men's Pool League will host its preseason meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Pat's Bar in Marquette.Captains or other representatives of each team should attend, new teams and individuals are welcome.For more information, call Gus Rydholm at 236-2777 or Greg ...