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Finlandia conference tourneys canceled

HANCOCK — Conference championship tournaments have been suspended for fall sports due to the coronavirus pandemic in the Capital Athletic Conference, the league that Finlandia University of Hancock joined this spring. The fall sports suspension affects the Lions in volleyball, men’s ...

Wildcat Aquatics qualify 3 swimmers for Wisconsin state meet

MARQUETTE — The Wildcat Aquatics Club of Marquette not only qualified three swimmers for the 12-years-and-under Wisconsin USA State Championship Meet held Feb. 28-March 1, but won the Division 3 state title as well. These swimmers had top-five finishes: • Kaytlin Roell, 9-10 age group ...

Marquette Reds pull off rousing comeback, Marquette Blues win big

IRON MOUNTAIN — It may take a lot to top the Marquette Reds’ opening game at the Upper Peninsula Junior Baseball League Tournament played in Iron Mountain on Thursday. Luke Mead doubled on a 1-0 count in the bottom of the eighth inning to knock in the tying and winning runs of the Reds’ ...

Going by the wayside: Labor Day weekend’s Marquette Marathon canceled

MARQUETTE — In the long list of canceled events this spring and summer, add the Marquette Marathon to the group. Race director Forrest Karr, also athletic director at Northern Michigan University, announced Tuesday on behalf of the organizing committee that the marathon and affiliated ...

USA Luge to conduct youth slider search in Duluth on July 25-26

DULUTH, Minnesota — USA Luge will conduct a slider search in Duluth, Minnesota, later this month. The national organization’s recruiting tour begins its off-season search that will feature sleds on wheels. It’s starting later than usual because of the coronavirus pandemic. But it will ...

Ryan Meyer gets hole-in-one at Wawonowin Country Club

CHAMPION — Ryan Meyer recorded a hole-in-one on Tuesday at the Wawonowin Country Club in Champion. Meyer used a 9-iron to ace the 136-yard, par-3 13th hole. Witnesses were Mark Clements, Tom Farley and Dan Oja.

Marquette Blues make most of one hit in 5-3 win over Escanaba

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Blues picked up the tying and go-ahead runs without benefit of a hit to take a 5-3 home victory over the Escanaba Cubs in an Upper Peninsula Under-19 Baseball League game on Wednesday evening at Haley Memorial Field in Marquette. Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the ...

Ryan Kolbus gets first hole-in-one

MARQUETTE — Ryan Kolbus recorded his first hole-in-one on Tuesday at the Greywalls course of the Marquette Golf Club. Kolbus used a 6-iron to ace the 174-yard third hole from the grey tees. No witnesses were reported with the feat.