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Ryan Tunteri, Brian Hart capture club championships at Wawonowin Country Club

CHAMPION — Ryan Tunteri and Brian Hart won in the finals over the Labor Day weekend to earn annual club championships at the Wawonowin Country Club. Tunteri earned his third Men’s Club title after defeating Nash Soli in the finals on Sept. 6. On that same weekend, Hart captured his ...

Football legend Carl “Buck” Nystrom dies at age 88

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Carl W. “Buck” Nystrom, an area resident who had a number of brushes with both big-time and Upper Peninusla football, died Saturday evening after a short illness at age 88, according to a death notice published in The Mining Journal on ...

Dan Bourdeau scrambles for ace at UPGA 3-Man Scramble at Marquette Golf Club

MARQUETTE — Dan Bourdeau was able to upstage the golf tournament he was participating in on Sunday at the Marquette Golf Club. That’s because Bourdeau recorded his second hole-in-one during the Upper Peninsula Golf Association’s 3-Man Scramble at the club’s Greywalls course. Using a ...

Beginner pickleball clinics offered

MARQUETTE — Beginning pickleball clinics will be held in two Marquette County locations in the next week. Clinics will be conducted by Josh Kitto, an area tennis and pickleball professional. The sessions will cover fundamentals, scoring and rules for those just taking it up. On Saturday, ...

Ex-Chicago Blackhawks player participates in assault probe

CHICAGO — An attorney who represents a former Chicago Blackhawks player who alleges he was sexually assaulted by a then-assistant coach in 2010 said Friday her client has been interviewed as part of the team’s review of the accusations. A former federal prosecutor has been hired by the ...

Ray Sharkey earns hole-in-one at Marquette Golf Club

MARQUETTE — Ray Sharkey notched his second career hole-in-one on Sept. 13 at the Marquette Golf Club. Using a 9-iron off the white tees, he aced the 118-yard third hole on the Greywalls course. Witnesses were Jackie Kuhn, Marlene Menze and Robert Bartkowiak.