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Cavin sinks hole-in-one

MARQUETTE - A Marquette man picked up his first-ever hole-in-one while golfing Monday at Gentz's Homestead Golf Course in Chocolay Township.Mark Cavin of Marquette used a 9-iron to sink his shot on the No. 2 hole. The hole is 130 yards long and a par-3.Witnesses to the hole-in-one were Al ...

Larson, Lynch spur Blues in tourney opener

ESCANABA - McKinley Larson and Riley Lynch were all the Marquette Blues American Legion baseball team needed Thursday in state Class A tournament play in Escanaba.Larson cracked a two-run homer in the first inning and Lynch made it stand up on the mound as the Blues opened the tourney with a ...

Gladstone knocks off Escanaba in states

ESCANABA - Gladstone seized the momentum in the middle innings Thursday night, earning a 6-3 American Legion baseball triumph over Escanaba in the opening round of the Class A state tournament.The victory enabled the Indians to move a step closer to defending their title. It also marked the ...

Local Flavor

ESCANABA - The Escanaba Cubs haven't won an American Legion state baseball title since the mid-1950s.After dominating in the Zone 5 tournament over the weekend, they'll enter the Class A state tournament at home beginning today as the No. 1 overall seed."Some teams come out of the gates hot and ...

Learning the basics

GWINN - The Gwinn tennis camp came to a close last Thursday after eight sessions over a two-week period.Kids from kindergarten through high school learned the fundamentals of the game and not only how to become better players, but better people, as well."We took a different approach," said ...

Sports briefs

Soccer camp offeredMARQUETTE - To celebrate the 14th year of the Marquette Soccer Academy, a soccer camp for high school boys and girls will be offered Aug. 8-10 at the Kaufman Sports Complex.The boys' sessions will be from 10 a.m. to noon; the girls' from 2-4 p.m.The cost is $90 per ...

Scorecard

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Marquette power outage

MARQUETTE - Monday was a sad day for hockey fans in the Upper Peninsula as the Marquette Electricians 18U AAA Midget Major hockey team ceased operations after almost three decades of competition.After news spread that the franchise was folding, a handful of former players gathered in the locker ...

Pierce hoops title contest online

MARQUETTE - A clash between two undefeated high schools for the 1961 Class D state boys basketball championship - Marquette Pierce and Freesoil - are being featured this week as part of MHSAA.TV's Hoops On Film Series.From the late 1940's to the mid 1970', the Michigan High School Athletic ...

Scorecard

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Larson sinks another ace

MARQUETTE - John Larson is making a habit of recording a hole-in-one.The Marquette resident on July 2 recorded his fourth career ace while playing at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course.Larson used a 9-iron on the par-3, 110-yard third hole, it was announced July 23. It was the second ...

MSHS sets equipment pickup

MARQUETTE - Equipment pickup for Marquette Senior High School football will be held Wednesday at the back of the gym.The times are as follows: varsity, 5 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:45 p.m.; and freshman, 6:30 p.m.If prospective players haven't picked up their participation packet, they can find ...

Weightlifters at NMU-OTS

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's Olympic Training Site is hosting weightlifters from across the country through Sunday for a training camp.The campers are being led by NMU coach Vance Newgard and members of the Northern team.The coaches are focusing on techniques and are giving the ...

MSU back returning

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State says running back Delton Williams is returning to the Spartans this fall as a non-scholarship athlete.Williams was suspended from the team in March, shortly after being arraigned on a charge of brandishing a firearm in public. He later pleaded guilty to ...

So close, yet so far

NEGAUNEE - Friday's game between the Escanaba and North Central U.P. 10-11 year-old Little League girls softball teams was a nail-biter right to the end.Sunday's state championship game, on the other hand, was over in four innings.Escanaba jumped out early and never looked back en route to a ...

Struggles cause Electricians to cease operations

MARQUETTE - After struggling for several seasons to put a representative team on the ice, the Marquette Electricians 18 AAA Midget Major hockey team has called it quits.Marquette Junior Hockey Corp. President Jeff Cornock announced this morning cessation of team operations will begin ...

Northstars hand Channing loss

NEGAUNEE - Scoring early and often, the Tri-City Northstars baseball team handed visiting Channing a 15-3 mercy rule loss Sunday in Negaunee.Scheduled to go nine innings, the contest was ended after seven.Tri-City scored three runs in the top of the first inning on RBI-singles by Preston ...

Trujillo, Higgins shine on MGC’s Heritage

MARQUETTE - George Trujillo and Jim Higgins turned in impressive performances during the annual Presidents Cup tournament at the Marquette Golf Club.Trujillo took the Handicap Division and the Cup championship Sunday on the Heritage Course. He followed Saturday's 66 with another 66 in the ...

Scorecard

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Comeback tourney win

NEGAUNEE - After a heartbreaking loss Friday night against Escanaba, the North Central U.P. 10-11 Little League girls softball team won Saturday afternoon.Down by one in the bottom of the sixth, NC rallied for two runs to defeat Georgetown 3-2."I don't really know what to say," North Central ...