Area school officials elected to MHSAA boards

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School athletic director Alex Tiseo was elected to represent Class A and B schools from the Upper Peninsula on the Representative Council, the legislative body of the Michigan High School Athletic Association. He is among five new members elected. ...

Northern Michigan University swimmers traveling to North Dakota

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams travel to Fargo, North Dakota, this afternoon and Saturday morning for the six-team Dragon Invitational. The women’s meet features all six teams — NMU, Minnesota State-Moorhead, Northern State ...

Remember, sports aren’t everything

Sports Columns

Sports are important in many people’s eyes, and rightfully so. They bring us joy, excitement and anticipation, while at the same time providing us with pain, sorrow and disappointment. It’s hard to find a bigger thing in life that can give you that much emotional feeling in a short ...

Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team hits road

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team attempts to end a five-match losing streak with a two-game road trip beginning today. The Wildcats face GLIAC newcomer Upper Iowa in Fayette, Iowa, for a nonconference game at 4 p.m. today, then come back east to Hammond, ...

Marquette starts fast in 37-14 win at Gladstone

Prep Sports

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone football team stumbled out of the gate against the Marquette Redmen here Friday and couldn’t find the momentum to overcome it as the Braves fell 37-14 in a Great Northern Conference contest. The Braves trailed 17-0 at the half, but earned their first touchdown on ...

Yellow Dog Dash set for Saturday in Big Bay

Local Sports

BIG BAY — The inaugural Yellow Dog Dash will be held Saturday morning in Big Bay. Put on by the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve, the event can be run or walked over five kilometers or 10K starting at 11 a.m. A children’s half-mile dash starts at 10:30 a.m. Registration is available at the ...