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Finlandia baseball has 16 players named to conference honor roll

HANCOCK — Sixteen players from the Finlandia University baseball team were named to the Men’s Scholastic Honor Roll in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Lions compete in the WIAC in baseball only. To be eligible, student-athletes need a grade-point average of at ...

Wawonowin Country Club names winners in pair of recent golf tournaments

CHAMPION — A women’s trio and men’s duo captured titles in the past few days at golf tournaments held at Wawonowin Country Club in Champion. ---------- 3-Woman Scramble On Saturday, Heidi Olson, Zoe Woodworth and Leah Skoglund won the 3-Woman Scramble by shooting 67, two shots ...

Cody Clepper, Morgan Rhoades win at Red Fox Run Open

K.I. SAWYER — Cody Clepper won the men’s championship flight by two strokes at the 21st annual Red Fox Run Open golf tournament held at the K.I. Sawyer course over the weekend. Clepper totaled 140 for two 18-hole rounds on Saturday and Sunday, beating out runner-up Scott Prunick’s 142. ...

Big soccer plans: 2-week camp just tip of iceberg in Menominee

"Eventually what we’re trying to do is get an academy where they can eat, breathe and sleep it in this beautiful facility." — Gordon Hill, coach, U.S. Soccer Academy near Menominee ------------------- MENOMINEE — Aaron Grunfeld has always loved soccer. Now, he’s watching a ...

Powers’ Bryson Mercier repeats as Upper Peninsula boys golf champ

GLADSTONE — Bryson Mercier has had one heck of a summer on the golf course. After winning a couple of big events on the Wisconsin junior golf tour, Mercier completed another big accomplishment by winning the Junior Tour championship of the Upper Peninsula Golf Association for the second ...

Youth golfers qualify for Marquette County Junior Golf Association finals

MARQUETTE — Some 33 youth golfers have qualified for the Marquette County Junior Golf Association finals that culminate its seven-week schedule this summer. The nearly three dozen youngsters play in the MCJGA nine-hole league. Their finals will be held Wednesday at Gentz’s Homestead ...

Sands Speedway races on Sunday with annual Kids Day

SANDS — Sands Speedway in Sands Township will hold its annual Kids Day for the sixth date of an eight-race season on Sunday afternoon at its quarter-mile paved track in Sands Township. For this event sponsored by Advance Auto Parts, the track will follow its usual schedule — the ...

Wawonowin Country Club hosts pair of youth golf tournaments on Monday

CHAMPION — Wawonowin Country Club in Ely Township hosted a pair of youth golf tournaments on Monday. The Upper Peninsula Golf Association’s Junior Tour made its annual stop at Wawonowin, while the Marquette County Junior Golf Association made a stop there that same day. Here on some ...

Trent Sweeney gets ace, double eagle at Red Fox Run

K.I. SAWYER — Trent Sweeney made his first hole-in-one an impressive one, getting an ace on a more-than-300-yard hole for a double eagle at Red Fox Run Golf Course on Friday. Sweeney used his driver to knock his tee shot in from the white tees on the 314-yard, par-4 fifth hole, using it to ...

Michigan-Wisconsin Tennis Open in Escanaba area still on

ESCANABA — The 73rd annual Michigan-Wisconsin Tennis Open is still scheduled to be held this weekend on Escanaba-area courts. Cost for entry is $18 for singles to be played on Saturday and $22 per doubles team for play on Sunday. T-shirts are no longer available for those signing up this ...

Marquette Reds dodge raindrops to post baseball win over Menominee Juniors

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Reds were able to dodge the raindrops long enough to get in a 9-2 win over the Menominee Junior Maroons in an Upper Peninsula Under-19 Baseball League game played at Haley Memorial Field on Sunday morning. The second game was canceled. The Reds have one playing ...

Marquette Blues fall in league tournament semifinals Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Marquette Blues were eliminated by Gladstone 4-3 in the semifinals of the Upper Peninsula Under-19 Baseball League tournament on Saturday afternoon. In the decisive seventh inning, Gladstone erased a 3-2 deficit with two runs in the top of the inning and stopped the ...

Marquette Blues, Marquette Reds each split games

MARQUETTE — Both the Marquette Blues and Marquette Reds split a pair of Upper Peninsula Under-19 Baseball League games on Thursday and Friday. The Blues games Thursday evening and Friday morning in the league’s postseason tournament in Iron Mountain, while the Reds traveled to play at the ...