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Grant records first ace

MARQUETTE - Gerald Grant of Negaunee recorded his first career hole-in-one at Gentz's Homestead Golf Course in Chocolay Township on Monday.He aced the par-3, 160-yard fourth hole using a 5-iron.Witnessing the feat was Mike Roy.

Northwood upends NMU

MARQUETTE - Northwood University recorded a four-set victory, 25-20, 16-25, 25-23, 25-14, over Northern Michigan University in the Wildcats' opening GLIAC match of the season at Vandament Arena on Friday evening."The team executed our defensive game plan," Northern head coach Dominic Yoder ...

Beaudoin sinks another ace

MARQUETTE - Don Beaudoin of Marquette no doubt enjoys playing the seventh hole at the Marquette Golf Club's Heritage Course.On Wednesday morning, Beaudoin recorded his third hole-in-one on the hole among his four aces overall.He used a 7-wood on the 128-yard, par-3 hole.Witnessing the feat were ...

Senior trio takes golf title

MARQUETTE - George Trujillo, Geoff Weston and Garrett Leffler combined forces Thursday to take top honors in the Marquette Golf Club's annual Senior Scramble.The trio posted a 59 on the Greywalls course to nip the team of Jim Acocks, Mike L'Huillier and Marvin Meyers, who posted 60.Placing ...

Koski earns first hole-in-one

MARQUETTE - Fifteen was the theme for Bill Koski of Mehl Lake, which is suburban Little Lake, with what is thought to be his first-ever hole-in-one on Tuesday.Koski notched his ace on the Red Fox Run's 15th hole on the 15th day of September in the year 2015 at just about 1500 hours, or 3 p.m. ...

Packer Kick-Off Kids to be chosen

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Children ages 6 to 12 can enter a contest to be the lucky fan who is the "Kick-Off Kid" for the opening kickoff of a Green Bay Packers game.In this ShopKo contest, winners are chosen for each game and win four free tickets to the game and the chance to run onto the field ...

Trewhella collects first ace

MARQUETTE - Bob Trewhella recorded his first hole-in-one Saturday at the Marquette Golf Club's Heritage Course.Trewhella aced the 162-yard, par-3 14th hole using a 7-iron. Bob went on to shoot 83 for his 18-hole round.Witnessing the feat was Steve St. Onge and Don Palmer.

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Huskies eke out 1-point winHOUGHTON - Michigan Tech overcame a 13-point second-quarter deficit to pull out a 28-27 football victory over Malone at Sherman Field in Houghton on Saturday afternoon.The Huskies (2-0) tied the game 27-27 with just over six minutes to go when David Walter caught a ...

Bark River-Harris outscores Newberry, 56-34

By DENNIS GRALLEscanaba Daily PressHARRIS - Befitting their nickname, the Bark River-Harris Broncos love to pound it on the ground.But just when the Newberry defense realized that scheme, Bryce Sundquist quietly became the airborne executioner to provide precision and finesse to complement the ...

Patriots take the sting out

ISHPEMING - On a chilly Friday night, the Westwood Patriots' running game burned up the gridiron.The Patriots pounded the ball for 286 yards with running back Brandon Benda and quarterback Luke Gray both breaking the 100-yard mark in a 20-12 victory over L'Anse.A hoarse Scott Syrjala was proud ...

Negaunee shuts down Braves’ running game

By JOHN VRANCICEscanaba Daily PressGLADSTONE - The Gladstone Braves experienced a great deal of difficulty moving the football on the ground Friday night, dropping a 41-17 decision to Negaunee.Gladstone rushed for just 19 yards in this nonconference match-up, including 17 in the second half."We ...

Hematites find another weapon in Isaac Olson

By BRYCE DEROUINHoughton DailyMining GazetteCALUMET - Ishpeming head coach Jeff Olson was looking to diversify his offense before Friday's matchup against Calumet.And after three carries to junior running back Isaac Olson, the Ishpeming Hematites had discovered another weapon.On Isaac Olson's ...

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Webber, Hannah lead MustangsESCANABA - Munising sophomore Alyssa Webber and senior Brett Hannah won their races at the Golden K Kiwanis Invitational high school cross country meet in Escanaba on Thursday.Webber, who clocked 20 minutes, 23 seconds at Beauchamp's Grove in Flat Rock, helped the ...

Wrong game listed in photo

MARQUETTE - In Monday's Mining Journal on page 1B, the Northern Michigan University football action photo from the 1975 championship year identified it as the wrong game.The contest pictured with quarterback Steve Mariucci dropping back to pass was the NCAA Division II quarterfinal game against ...

U-M dismisses OL from team

ANN ARBOR (AP) - Michigan has dismissed offensive lineman Logan Tuley-Tillman from the football team for what coach Jim Harbaugh called "conduct unacceptable for a Michigan student-athlete."The school released a one-sentence statement from Harbaugh on Thursday announcing Tuley-Tillman's ...

Green gives $3.1M to MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Golden State Warriors standout Draymond Green is donating $3.1 million to Michigan State in support of its men's basketball program.Green played for the Spartans and graduated in 2012. His donation, which is pending approval from the Board of Trustees, is the largest ...

Scorecard

On the AirTodaySubject to changePrep football- Marquette at Sault Ste. Marie, 7 p.m., WUPZ 94.9 FM- Negaunee at Gladstone, 7 p.m., WKQS 101.9 FM- Ishpeming at Calumet, 7 p.m., WRUP 98.3 FM- Gwinn at Manistique, 7 p.m., Fox Sports 99.9 FM and 105.1 FM and WTIQ 1490 AM- L'Anse at Westwood, 7 ...

Trio notches aces at Pictured Rocks Golf Club

These three Munising residents achieved what for many golfers is a once-in-a-lifetime event when they each collected holes-in-one at the Pictured Rocks Golf Club on Saturday. From left, Patti Eiseman, Robert Haapala and Norma Dick were competing in the second annual Mazzali Insurance Agency's ...

Warriors Fight Night canceled

MARQUETTE - Organizers announced Wednesday that they have canceled the Warriors Fight Night that was scheduled for Saturday evening at Marquette Senior High School.Marquette Area Public Schools backed out of hosting the event as there were concerns from the school district about several issues, ...

Area players lead Finlandia

HANCOCK - With a dozen former high school players from the area on its roster, Finlandia University played its first-ever football game Saturday but lost to Alma College, 43-0, at McAfee Field in Hancock.With an attendance listed at 1,200, the visiting Scots scored all their points in the first ...