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Miners’ Ring, Saari earn top U.P. Division 1 tennis honors

Editor's note:?Due to an error in the first running of this story on Wednesday, The Mining Journal sports department is rerunning the story about All-Upper Peninsula tennis honors.NEGAUNEE - She defeated Kingsford's Katie Hicks for the Upper Peninsula Division I No. 1 singles championship this ...

UPFA Marquette U-11 girls win at Pepsi Cup

The Upper Peninsula Football Association Marquette Under-11 girls team won their division at the Pepsi Cup soccer tournament held in Milwaukee the weekend of Oct. 2-4. This combined Marquette- and Iron Mountain-area team went undefeated at this event. Lying down in front is Lyndsey Lake. ...

Spiker Whitehead cited

MARQUETTE - Madison Whitehead of the Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team has been named the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week."This is a wonderful acknowledgment for Madison and our team," NMU head coach Dominic Yoder said. "We have been pretty impressed with Madison's ...

Genore records ace

MARQUETTE - Clayton Albert (Jimmer) Genore of Marquette recorded his first-ever hole in one Monday while playing on the Marquette Golf Club's Greywalls Course.Genore aced the 137-yard, par-3 17th hole using his gap wedge.Witnessing the feat were Jim Scullion, Scott Erickson, Larry Heiskanen, KC ...

Late TD boosts Steelers

SAN DIEGO - Mike Tomlin and Le'Veon Bell knew exactly what had to happen.With five seconds left, the Pittsburgh Steelers down by three points and the ball inside the 1, Bell had to get into the end zone.It was a wildcat way to win, which the Steelers did 24-20, stunning the San Diego Chargers ...

Blue Jays force Game 7

ARLINGTON, Texas - Sure, R.A. Dickey was disappointed when he saw Blue Jays manager John Gibbons walking toward the mound.The 40-year-old knuckleballer had a six-run lead and was one out shy of qualifying for a win in his first postseason start.Dickey also knew he was handing the ball off to a ...

Scorecard

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Scorecard

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9-time U.P. champs

MARQUETTE - Winning never gets old for the Marquette Senior High School boys soccer team.Not during the season, and certainly not after being able to call themselves Upper Peninsula champions at the tournament of the same name held at the Kaufman Sports Complex on Saturday afternoon.The Redmen ...

Sports briefs

Newberry squashes Emeralds Fri.MANISTIQUE - The Newberry Indians rode into Manistique and took care of business, dispatching the Emeralds 65-28.Newberry used a punishing rushing attack led by quarterback John Paramski (17 carries for 108 yards) to pile up the points.The Indians scored three ...

Bowling

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NICE schools celebrate tennis courts’ grand opening

The NICE Community School District celebrated the grand opening of its new tennis courts at Westwood High School recently with a a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Westwood High School girls tennis team was joined by NICE school board members, the Marquette County Ambassadors and Lake Superior ...

SSA Wave ‘05 wins Oktoberfest U11 crown

The Superiorland Soccer Association Wave '05 squad won the U11 girls title at the Oktoberfest Tournament in Appleton, Wis., the first event entered after forming this fall. The girls went undefeated in four games. Team members are Bella Lorens in front, and in the top row from left, Hannah ...

Hard-fought battle

ISHPEMING - There was a lot of hype going into Friday night's contest between 6-0 Negaunee and 5-0 Ishpeming.And the game lived up to it.In front of packed bleachers and fans lined up all around the sidelines, the two teams put on a show worthy of expectations. In the end, it was the Hematites ...

Mustangs, Patriots, Modeltowners pound their run games to victory

By Journal Sports StaffMUNISING - The Munising Mustangs are making that late-season run again.The last two seasons the Mustangs have rattled off long winning streaks to end the regular season, two years ago to get into the playoffs and last year to shore up their playoff position.On Friday ...

Scorecard

On the AirTodaySubject to changePrep football- Negaunee at Ishpeming, 7 p.m., WKQS 101.9 FM and WRUP 98.3 FM- Hancock at Gwinn, 7 p.m., Fox Sports 99.9 FM and 105.1 FM- Newberry at Manistique, 7 p.m., WMJT 96.7 FM, WNBY 1450 AM and WTIQ 1490 AM- Calumet at L'Anse, 7 p.m., WHKB 102.3 FM- ...

NMU to host 2 in volleyball

MARQUETTE - Looking to return to the win column, the Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team will host Malone at 7 tonight and Walsh at 4 p.m. Saturday, both at Vandament Arena in Marquette.The Wildcats (10-6 (2-5 GLIAC) are coming off a 3-1 road loss to Findlay.Madison Whitehead ...

MSHS spikers post win

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Senior High School volleyball Redettes picked up a home victory over Menominee in four sets on Thursday.Marquette won 27-25, 25-13. 21-25, 25-13.Terese Ledy led the Redettes with eight kills, while Haylee Bell had six aces and 19 digs. Erica Cousineau added 28 ...

Marquette set to host U.P. boys soccer finals on Saturday

MARQUETTE - The end-of-the-season Upper Peninsula Soccer Finals for the high school boys' sport will again be held in Marquette at the Kaufman Sports Complex on Saturday.Six U.P. teams will participate - the Marquette Senior High School varsity and JV teams, along with Kingsford, Iron Mountain, ...

North Star’s Brown runs to crown

FLAT ROCK - Senior Michael Brown has waited nearly three seasons for this.Brown Thursday became the first runner from Marquette North Star Academy to win a cross country meet, earning the Division 2 title in the Gladstone Barnyard Invitational.He covered the 3.1-mile course in 17 minutes, 54 ...