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Negaunee remains undefeated in girls tennis

Prep Sports

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee showed its dominance on the area high school girls tennis scene by brushing back one of its top opponents, Westwood, without dropping a match on Wednesday. The Miners improved to 6-0 with the 8-0 blanking of the Patriots, only dropping one set along the way. “The ...

Battling the elements

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming battled the elements to get their meet against Munising in and it paid off with a 7-1 victory in high school girls tennis on Tuesday morning. The Hematites (2-4-1) won each of their flights in two sets, including a tough one initially at No. 3 singles, where MaKenzee ...

Redettes, Emeralds post volleyball wins

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School got off to a great start in its Great Northern Conference volleyball campaign on Tuesday night, winning its first league match over visiting Menominee in three sets. The Redettes prevailed 25-18, 25-8, 25-16 as Maiya King led MSHS with 27 assists and ...

NMU women strikers open season at home Thursday

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team opens its season at home Thursday afternoon and remains there for a Sunday afternoon match, both against Minnesota schools. The Wildcats face St. Cloud State at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the NMU Soccer Field before taking on ...

‘Pump it Up!’ golf tourney to take place Monday

Local Sports

NORWAY — The “Pump it Up!” golf tournament will take place Monday at Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway. This four-person scramble is a fundraiser for Oak Crest’s new pump station. “That’s something we are in desperate need of,” said Kevin Londo, director of golf and operations ...

U.P. Baseball Championship set for September 16

Local Sports

NEGAUNEE — The second annual Upper Peninsula Baseball Championship will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Negaunee Irontown Field. Set for 2:30 p.m., the game pits the Marquette County Mavericks against the Superior National Bank-Stanton Wildcats. The Mavericks were the playoff champion ...

Marquette Redmen soccer blanks Escanaba, 5-0

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School posted a 5-0 victory at Escanaba-Bayside in a high school boys soccer game played Monday. Drew Wyble and Joseph Carlisle scored for the Redmen (4-1) in the first half as they took a 2-0 halftime lead, then Pablo Sanchez put the game away with two ...

Youth tennis clinics offered

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Several youth tennis clinics will be offered at the Marquette Senior High School courts starting next week. A clinic for youths ages 10 years and under will be offered on Monday nights from Labor Day through Oct. 1, while a middle school-aged clinic will be held on Wednesday ...

Wildcats come back for 5-set win, perfect weekend in Illinois

NMU Sports

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The host team provided Northern Michigan University its toughest volleyball match of the weekend on Saturday night at the University of Illinois-Springfield Capital Classic. The Wildcats needed a comeback from an 8-2 deficit in the fifth and deciding set to finish the ...

Wildcats run volleyball record to 3-0 with another victory

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team is off to its best start in nearly a decade after defeating Cedarville in four sets on Saturday afternoon at the Capital Classic tournament. With a four-set victory over McKendree and three-set ...

Aho leads Modeltowners to impressive 36-20 win Friday

Prep Sports

By MARK JOHNSON Escanaba Daily Press POWERS — Gwinn rode the strong legs of senior running back Seth Aho to a solid 36-20 season-opening football victory at Bark River-Harris on Friday night. Aho rushed for 235 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Modeltowners and avenge last year’s ...

L’Anse falls in final seconds of opener, 28-27

Prep Sports

By EDDIE O’NEILL Houghton Daily Mining Gazette L’ANSE — A better opening night couldn’t come along for the high school football season than the thriller that took place under the lights of Volunteer Field in L’Anse on Friday night. Visiting Hancock returned home with smiles ...

Stigma is starting to dissipate

Sports Columns

The high school and college sports seasons are about to start again and a lot of us have been wondering for a while what we’re going to see on the field, the court or the ice this year. However, for the first time, it seems like we’re finally paying attention to what we don’t normally ...

Cougars celebrate with 46-24 win over Forest Park

Local Sports

By JOHN VRANCIC Escanaba Daily Press EBEN — As sure as the rain was falling at their home field at the end of Friday night’s football game, the Superior Central Cougars were celebrating a season-opening victory. The Cougars, led by seniors Beau Rondeau and Roubans Fink, earned a 46-24 ...

Wildcat men’s soccer opens with exhibition win

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team won an exhibition game 5-0 at home against Wisconsin-Superior. Playing at the NMU Soccer Field in its lone exhibition this season, the Wildcats didn’t need long to get on the scoreboard. Just 2 ...