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Busy week seems to be catching up to Negaunee baseball team

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NEGAUNEE — It was a long day for what has been a successful Negaunee High School baseball team, running up against one of the best teams in the Upper Peninsula on Wednesday. Gladstone swept the Miners 14-2 and 11-2 in Negaunee’s seventh and eighth games in the last five days. “No ...

Westwood 3rd at George Young girls golf meet

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IRON RIVER — Westwood finished third among five scoring teams at the George Young Invitational high school girls golf tournament held at the George Young Golf Course on Wednesday. Led by Laci Moffatt’s 108, the seventh best score of the day, the Patriots totaled 472. Ontonagon and West ...

Negaunee baseball team dominates in sweep of Calumet

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KEARSARGE — The Negaunee High School baseball team has been working hard in the batting cages over the last few weeks, honing their skills at the plate. The Miners’ hard work paid off on Tuesday as they slugged their way to a sweep of Calumet at Wolverine Field. They won the first game, ...

Negaunee sweeps, Westwood splits on softball diamond

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L’ANSE — After a tough outing at the Petoskey Invitational on Saturday, the Negaunee softball team found its groove again Monday in a doubleheader sweep of Gwinn. The Miners took that offensive momentum with them into Tuesday as they swept another twinbill over L’Anse 11-1 and 16-1. ...

Westwood ties for first place in boys golf meet

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford and Westwood shared boys team honors Monday in a high school golf triangular at Pine Grove Country Club. The Flivvers and Patriots each shot 201. Medalist Matt Solda shot a five-over-par 41 to lead Kingsford while Colin Bjorne paced Westwood with a 43 as freshman ...

Negaunee, Marquette roll to boys tennis wins

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NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee boys tennis team continued to roll Monday following its big victory at the Kingsford Invitational on Saturday. The Miners blanked Westwood 8-0 Monday, not dropping a set the entire meet, to improve its dual meet record to 8-0. “Coming off a strong weekend, it was ...

West PAC softball tourney set

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ISHPEMING — In what will be an otherwise all Houghton County-hosted tournament, Negaunee plays at Ishpeming to kick off the West PAC high school softball tournament on Friday afternoon. In what amounts to a play-in game, the Miners and Hematites square off at 4 p.m. to whittle the field ...

Marquette BMX track to host open house

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette BMX track at the Kaufman Sports Complex in north Marquette will host an open house on Saturday. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is open to all, especially those who want to participate in BMX bicycle riding and racing to try out the track and find out ...

MHSAA basketball, football playoff rules to change

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LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association has made some important changes to the playoff rules in its high school postseason football and basketball tournaments. Both sports will see changes in the way teams are seeded or selected. The changes were approved at the spring ...

Redmen baseball earns split at Petoskey Invite

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PETOSKEY — The Marquette Senior High School baseball team split a pair of games against downstate competition at the Petoskey Invitational on Saturday. The Redmen are back in action a 4 this afternoon with a home doubleheader against Kingsford at Gerard Haley Memorial Field. On Saturday, ...