×

Local Sports

Sports card show in April

MARQUETTE - The Upper Midwest Sports Collectors Club will hold a sports card show in Marquette during April.The show will be held at the Country Inn & Suites on U.S. 41 West on April 9-10. Saturday times are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.There are scheduled to be 20 ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 11-17

U-19 Sentinels head back to Nationals

MARQUETTE - If there's a way that a two-time defending state champions could sneak up on the field, the Marquette Sentinels City Insurance girls have found the plan.The Under-19 AA hockey team made it three state titles in a row last weekend in Dearborn, needing overtime to defeat the No. ...

U-19 Sentinels head back to Nationals

MARQUETTE - If there's a way that a two-time defending state champions could sneak up on the field, the Marquette Sentinels City Insurance girls have found the plan.The Under-19 AA hockey team made it three state titles in a row last weekend in Dearborn, needing overtime to defeat the No. ...

Trio of Marquette icers honored

MARQUETTE - A trio of Marquette Senior High School hockey players has been named to the Division 2 All-State team as selected by the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association.Brothers Jake and Joe Phillips made the list, Jake as a First Team forward and Joe as a Second Team forward.In ...

WIN softball sets registration

ISHPEMING - The WIN girls softball league will hold registration for spring and summer competition on two evenings next week.Registration is set for 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday at the Ishpeming Township Hall.Forms are available at area school offices for girls ages 7 to 17 who are ...

Figure skaters ice state championship

MARQUETTE - Marquette Senior High School captured its first state figure skating title since 2009 at the Laura Maki High School Figure Skating Championship held in the Detroit suburb of Novi on March 5 and 6.Members of the Redettes team estimated there were 45 teams competing, with only one ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 4-10

Rangers unravel

By RYAN STIEGJournal Sports WriterMARQUETTE - Late in the third period Saturday, it appeared as if the Marquette Iron Rangers were going to get a big hockey win at home.Despite being heavily outshot, the Iron Rangers were up 6-3 on the GLHL's top team, the West Bend Bombers. However, things ...

Sports briefs

Pickleball clinic slatedSANDS - An introductory pickleball clinic will be offered from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Sands Township Gym.Equipment is provided and the cost is $12 per player.For more information, or to register, contact P.T.R Professional Josh Kitto by noon the day of the event at ...

‘C’ district hoops upset

ISHPEMING - With time running out in the district final and the game on the line, Westwood High School senior Connor Hanlon had the ball in his hands.Hanlon had come through for the Patriots all game, racking up 26 points on the night to that point. As the seconds ticked down, he leaned back ...

Sports briefs

NMU diver shinesINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Northern Michigan University diver Molly Kearney earned her second All-American finish Friday at the NCAA National Championships.Kearney finished in fifth place with a final score of 459.70 in the 1-meter dive.Rachel Borchardt clocked a time of 4:57.79 and a ...

Games to benefit McIntosh

MARQUETTE - A pair of benefit hockey games to help long-time Marquette Junior Hockey Corporation director Tim McIntosh are scheduled for Saturday at Lakeview Arena in Marquette.The Marquette Electricians vs. Marquette Senior High School contest involving former players from 1979-2000 is set for ...

Lucy Hill hosts Grand Prix luge

Tammy Wills of Marquette, not pictured, totaled 61.6 seconds over two runs to win the Grand Prix luge race at Lucy Hill in Negaunee on Saturday. From left are third-place Dakota Smith of Marquette, runner-up Michael Brown of Ishpeming, fifth-place Derek Rogers of Negaunee, eighth-place Tristen ...

Marquette LL registering players

MARQUETTE - Registration for the upcoming season in the Marquette Little League closes on March 22.Registration is being conducted online by visiting the group's website at www.marquettelittleleague.com and following the registration link, or by liking it on Facebook and clicking on that ...

Sadler gets to finals, making wrestling history in Munising

By STEVE BROWNLEEJournal Sports EditorAUBURN HILLS - Hunter Sadler came within a few minutes of winning Munising High School's first-ever wrestling championship on Saturday.But the Mustangs senior was pinned 1 minute, 49 seconds into his state championship match against Nick Cooper of ...

3rd-period frenzy carries Redmen to regional title

By Journal Sports StaffGAYLORD - Doug Garrow was happy his Marquette Senior High School skaters made their coach's prediction come true."I told the guys that once we got the first (goal), we would build some momentum and the next one would come easier," Garrow said after the hockey Redmen ...

Royales look for 2nd playoff series win

MARQUETTE - The second season is proving more fruitful for the Marquette Royales Junior A hockey team.After a 16-32-0 regular season that included a 5-17 start, the Royales pulled off an upset in their first playoff series and look to pull off another on the road this weekend.The Royales, made ...

Legion baseball meeting set

MARQUETTE - The board of directors for American Legion baseball in Marquette will hold an open meeting at 6 p.m. next Thursday at the Richard Jopling Legion Post No. 44, located at 700 W. Bluff St. in Marquette.

Jake Phillips leads 4 Marquette skaters in conference honors

MARQUETTE - Led by senior forward Jake Phillips, four Marquette Senior High School Redmen earned Great Lakes Hockey Conference honors, the league announced on Friday.Phillips was one of six skaters named to the league's First Team as he was joined by two Hancock, two Escanaba and one Houghton ...