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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 ...

Ski equipment swap planned

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Mountain Racing Team will present a Ski, Hockey and Winter Sports Swap from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Marquette Mountain.The drop-off for equipment that is going to be sold is from noon to 6 p.m. the previous day with the organizers reserving the right ...

Pickard helps Marquette kickers boot Bayside, 5-1

By JOHN VRANCICEscanaba Daily PressESCANABA - The Bayside Soccer Club of Escanaba faced the difficult task of playing from behind Tuesday night, dropping a 5-1 decision to the Marquette Redmen.Marquette's Lehomm Pickard scored from inside the box just 70 seconds into the match.Luke Pap then ...

Misterly records first ace

K.I. SAWYER - It's never too late - in the season - to get your first hole-in-one.Mike Misterly proved that Monday when he got his first-ever ace on the second hole at Red Fox Run. He used a 4-hybrid to knock his tee shot in on the 159-yard hole.The all-Red Fox Run members group who witnessed ...

Scorecard

Sports lookSubject to changeThursday, Oct. 8Prep cross countryNegaunee, Westwood, Ishpeming, Marquette, Gwinn, Manistique at Gladstone Invitational, 4 p.m.Prep volleyballMenominee at Marquette, 7 p.m.Negaunee at Gwinn, 7:15 p.m.Westwood at Ishpeming, 7:15 p.m.Prep cross countryFoxes and Hounds ...

Finlandia football gets 1st win

HANCOCK - Finlandia University won its first-ever football game on Saturday, defeating Marantha Baptist 30-14.Tyler Windahl of Negaunee and Ishpeming made a team-high nine tackles, including one for a loss, while his brother Jordan Windahl had seven that included two quarterback sacks.Mitch ...

Koski wins MGC Shootout

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Golf Club concluded its tournament season with its annual Shootout featuring the 10 top gift certificate winners.Each of nine holes eliminated the high score on that hole with the remaining man winning a $400 gift certificate.Contestants were Mike Devine, Pat Havel, ...

Wildcats fight off foe

MARQUETTE - Last weekend, the Northern Michigan University football Wildcats lost a heartbreaker to archrival Michigan Tech.Saturday, they attempted to redeem themselves against Saginaw Valley State. It wasn't pretty and they needed a game-saving defensive play on a two-point conversion, but ...

Swimmers set marks

MARQUETTE - School records were set as the Northern Michigan University men's and women's swimming/diving teams topped Findlay (Ohio) and Tiffin (Ohio) Saturday at the PEIF Pool in MarquetteSchool records fell in four events. Marc Perello continued his assault on the Wildcat record book, ...

NMU spikers bow on road

FINDLAY, Ohio - After winning the first set, the Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team dropped three in a row in a 3-1 GLIAC loss to host Findlay (Ohio) on Saturday.After the Wildcats (10-6, 2-5 GLIAC) of head coach Dominic Yoder won a tight first set, 25-22, the Oilers rallied ...

Paramski sparks Newberry triumph

NEWBERRY - John Paramski was a one-man wrecking crew for the Newberry High School football team Saturday.The junior quarterback ran for 226 yards in just 12 carries and scored four touchdowns as the host Indians beat Gaylord St. Mary in a non-conference contest, 50-26.Paramski scored on runs of ...

Michigan smothers Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Desmond Morgan fits perfectly in the middle of a Michigan defense that is fulfilling its quest to be aggressive and ornery.Morgan had nine tackles and an interception, part of a dominating defensive performance by the 22nd-ranked Wolverines in a 28-0 rout of Maryland on ...

Spartans hold on

EAST LANSING- Arjen Colquhoun thought he'd sealed a win for Michigan State after defending a fourth-down pass late in the final quarter. Then his brief celebration was halted by a penalty flag: holding on Colquhoun.Moments later, it was fourth down again, and Purdue threw another pass ...

Iowa upends Badgers

By JOE DiGIOVANNIAssociated PressMADISON, Wis. - Jordan Canzeri ran for 125 yards and Iowa took advantage of four turnovers by Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave to upset the 19th-ranked Badgers 10-6 on Saturday.Tight end George Kittle caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from C.J. Beathard in the ...

Patriots find their offense

ISHPEMING - Head coach Scott Syrjala liked what he saw of his Westwood High School football team Friday night.And why wouldn't he?The Patriots played error-free ball, picked off two Gwinn passes and ended an offensive drought in a 39-22 Mid-Peninsula Conference win over the Modeltowners."We ...