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Allen, McCarron share lead

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Defending champion Michael Allen shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Scott McCarron in the Champions Tour's San Antonio Championship.McCarron also had a 69 to reach 6-under 138 on TPC San Antonio's AT&T Canyons Course.Fred Couples was a stroke ...

Kyle Busch wins Xfinity race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Kyle Busch raced to his fifth Xfinity Series victory of the year and record-extending 75th overall, outdueling Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth on Saturday at Kansas Speedway.Busch became the winningest NASCAR driver in Kansas Speedway history with four. He also ...

Wildcats maul Lakers

MARQUETTE - After settling for two ties last weekend against Wisconsin, the Northern Michigan University hockey team was looking to finish the job this weekend against Lake Superior State.The Wildcats accomplished that objective Friday, defeating the rival Lakers 6-3 in the Wildcats' home ...

Wildcats open Crossover volleyball with sweep

AURORA, Ill. - Posting its seventh sweep of the season, the Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team opened the Mizuno Midwest Region Crossover Tournament with a 3-0 win over Missouri-St. Louis Friday afternoon in Aurora, Ill.After winning a tight first set, 25-22, the Wildcats ...

Diamond Jubilee upset

NEGAUNEE - After blowing a 17-0 lead by giving up three unanswered Negaunee touchdowns, the Marquette Senior High School football Redmen had every reason to fold Friday night.They didn't.Rallying with a touchdown midway through the final quarter and making two defensive stops in the last two ...

Hematites stay undefeated

ST. IGNACE - Unable to run the ball with much success, the Ishpeming High School football team turned to its passing game in St. Ignace.The move worked.Senior quarterback Ozzy Corp completed 9 of 14 passes for 201 yards as the No. 2 Division 7 state-ranked Hematites downed the Saints 20-14 in a ...

More than bragging rights at stake between Spartans, Wolverines

ANN ARBOR - As well as Michigan is already playing under new coach Jim Harbaugh, it would be easy for the Wolverines to get a little ahead of themselves.It's all a bit surreal, the idea that Michigan State is undefeated and yet Michigan is favored to beat the Spartans today."I'm sure there's ...

NMU soccer continues to win

BIG RAPIDS - Momentum continues to build for the Northern Michigan University women's soccer team after the Wildcats extended their winning streak to five games with a 1-0 overtime victory at Ferris State on Friday afternoon.Northern improved to 5-7 overall and 5-3 in the GLIAC after a ...

Hurricanes deal Wings 1st loss, 5-3

DETROIT (AP) - It took just 55 seconds for Brock McGinn in his NHL debut Friday night to help turn the Carolina Hurricanes into winners for the first time this season.The 21-year-old picked up a neutral-zone turnover, broke in on goal and let go a shot that Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard ...

Volquez sharp in Royals’ shutout of Blue Jays in ALCS opener

By DAVE SKRETTAAP Sports WriterKANSAS CITY, Mo. - Edinson Volquez gave the Blue Jays another reason to rue him Friday night.The Royals right-hander combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, Salvador Perez hit a soaring home run off Toronto starter Marco Estrada, and Kansas City rolled to ...

Allan notches 2nd hole-in-one

MARQUETTE - David Allan of Marquette recorded his second career hole-in-one at the Marquette Golf Club on Friday afternoon.A club member, Allan used an 8-iron to ace the 128-yard seventh hold on the Heritage course. He reported that his tee shot went directly into the hole on the fly as part of ...

Miners’ Ring, Saari earn top U.P. Division 1 tennis honors

Editor's note:?Due to an error in the first running of this story on Wednesday, The Mining Journal sports department is rerunning the story about All-Upper Peninsula tennis honors.NEGAUNEE - She defeated Kingsford's Katie Hicks for the Upper Peninsula Division I No. 1 singles championship this ...

UPFA Marquette U-11 girls win at Pepsi Cup

The Upper Peninsula Football Association Marquette Under-11 girls team won their division at the Pepsi Cup soccer tournament held in Milwaukee the weekend of Oct. 2-4. This combined Marquette- and Iron Mountain-area team went undefeated at this event. Lying down in front is Lyndsey Lake. ...

Spiker Whitehead cited

MARQUETTE - Madison Whitehead of the Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team has been named the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week."This is a wonderful acknowledgment for Madison and our team," NMU head coach Dominic Yoder said. "We have been pretty impressed with Madison's ...

Genore records ace

MARQUETTE - Clayton Albert (Jimmer) Genore of Marquette recorded his first-ever hole in one Monday while playing on the Marquette Golf Club's Greywalls Course.Genore aced the 137-yard, par-3 17th hole using his gap wedge.Witnessing the feat were Jim Scullion, Scott Erickson, Larry Heiskanen, KC ...

Late TD boosts Steelers

SAN DIEGO - Mike Tomlin and Le'Veon Bell knew exactly what had to happen.With five seconds left, the Pittsburgh Steelers down by three points and the ball inside the 1, Bell had to get into the end zone.It was a wildcat way to win, which the Steelers did 24-20, stunning the San Diego Chargers ...

Blue Jays force Game 7

ARLINGTON, Texas - Sure, R.A. Dickey was disappointed when he saw Blue Jays manager John Gibbons walking toward the mound.The 40-year-old knuckleballer had a six-run lead and was one out shy of qualifying for a win in his first postseason start.Dickey also knew he was handing the ball off to a ...

Scorecard

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Scorecard

On the AirTodaySubject to changePro hockey- Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings, 7:30 p.m., NBC Sports (TV) and WGLQ 97.1 FM, WNBY 1450 AM and WCCY 1400 AM (radio)TodaySubject to changePro hockey- Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings, 7:30 p.m., NBC Sports (TV) and WGLQ 97.1 FM, WNBY ...

9-time U.P. champs

MARQUETTE - Winning never gets old for the Marquette Senior High School boys soccer team.Not during the season, and certainly not after being able to call themselves Upper Peninsula champions at the tournament of the same name held at the Kaufman Sports Complex on Saturday afternoon.The Redmen ...