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Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame sets date for induction banquet

HARRIS — The Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet will be held Sunday, Aug. 15, at the Island Resort & Casino in Harris. The 2020 induction was called off in May due to the coronavirus epidemic and was tentatively rescheduled for May 8. However, virus issues and various ...

Finlandia spring sports can go on

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — The conference Finlandia University belongs to for a number of sports, including men’s and women’s basketball, has announced plans to proceed with spring sports competitions and championships as scheduled. Finlandia spring sports include baseball and ...

Area products Korey Kaukola, Karlie Patron key Bay softball in Florida

CHAIN OF LAKES, Fla. — A pair of area high school graduates figured prominently for Bay College in four college softball games played Saturday and Sunday in Florida. Bay sophomore Korey Kaukola, an Ishpeming High School graduate, cracked a two-run homer as her highlight in the first game ...

River Shumate not enough for Finlandia men to get basketball win

IRONWOOD — Republic-Michigamme graduate and junior River Shumate scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds but it wasn’t enough for the Finlandia men’s basketball team to avert a 98-88 loss at Gogebic Community College on Saturday. The Lions (0-8) were led in scoring by senior Dylan ...

Finlandia men’s basketball team falls to 0-3

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Two area juniors at Finlandia University contributed in the Lions’ men’s basketball team’s 112-62 loss at Coe College on Sunday. Sophomore Joe Heinonen, a Superior Central High School graduate, scored five points while pulling down three rebounds and making a ...

Lake Superior State involved in multiple WCHA schedule shifts

HOUGHTON — An all-Upper Peninsula WCHA hockey series not involving Northern Michigan University has been rescheduled over the next two weeks. The Lake Superior State at Michigan Tech series postponed from Jan. 22-23 will be played on the next two Tuesdays, Feb. 16 and 23, at the Huskies’ ...

Baraga junior Carsyn Osterman leads Finlandia women to season-opening victory

NEW ULM, Minn. — Baraga junior Carsyn Osterman scored 21 points, making both of her 3-point attempts, and dished out a game-high six assists to help Finlandia University open its women’s basketball season with a 79-61 win at Martin Luther on Saturday. Osterman was good on 8 of 16 from the ...

Registration opens for Marquette Marathon

MARQUETTE — Registration has officially opened for 12th annual Marquette Marathon races to be held late this summer. Set for Sept. 4, this Boston Marathon qualifier is under the direction of Northern Michigan University and race directors Derek Lindstrom and Kevin Thomsen. “We are ...

Film exploring Michigan winter sports will air on Friday

MARQUETTE — “Winter Wonderland,” a 1995 film about Michigan’s many winter sports by Ironwood-based filmmaker Bill Jamerson, is the next installment in the Beaumier Heritage Documentary Series. It will air at 9 p.m. Friday on WNMU-TV. It can also be streamed live on the station’s ...

NMU women fall to Tech in defensive game

From nmuwildcats.com HOUGHTON — The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team fell in a tough fight Tuesday evening at Michigan Technological University, 55-46. The first quarter saw lots of lead changes, with both teams trading baskets early as the Huskies rounded out the ...

Noquemanon Ski Marathon shifts to fully virtual format

MARQUETTE — Due to both the coronavirus pandemic and a lack of snow until the past few days, the Noquemanon Ski Marathon has shifted to a fully virtual format this year. Originally, racing was to take place this past weekend, Friday through Sunday, with a limited course and smaller group ...

Lakeview Arena in Marquette reopens

MARQUETTE — Lakeview Arena in Marquette reopened Saturday for athletes for scheduled on-ice activity. Hockey resumes for no-contact practice only; no games or scrimmages are not allowed yet. The Lakeview building and the Parks and Recreation offices will remain closed except for ...