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Zach Sturdy gets first hole-in-one at Marquette Golf Club

MARQUETTE — Marquette resident Zach Sturdy recorded his first hole-in-one on Saturday at the Greywalls course of the Marquette Golf Club. He used a 6-iron to ace the par-3, 174-yard third hole. Witnesses were playing partners Kevin Salmela and Paul Grant.

Copper Country Ski Tigers set ski, gear swap

HOUGHTON — The Copper Country Ski Tigers will hold their annual ski and gear swap on Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Chutes and Ladders Pavilion at the Kestner Waterfront Park in Houghton. Buy and sell outdoor gear, which includes cross country skis, snow and regular bikes, camping gear, outdoor ...

7-year-old Silvia Palomaki stars twice in August at Marquette BMX track

MARQUETTE — Silvia Palomaki accomplished not just one, but two milestones at the Marquette BMX track in August. During the eight dates of racing reported that month, Palomaki, 7, picked up her 10th Novice win, moving her up to the Intermediate class. Then late in the month, she won four ...

CCHA names first Players of Week

DEEPHAVEN, Minn. — While Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech universities were playing a single exhibition game over the weekend, other Central Collegiate Hockey Association teams started their seasons. The league thus announced its first Players of the Week with the restart of the ...