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Marquette Golf Club tourneys net 2 holes-in-one

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Golf Club saw a pair of golfers record holes-in-one during their recent club championship tournaments. Ray DesJardins registered his third career ace on the Greywalls course, using a 7-iron to hole out his tee shot on the 121-yard sixth hole. It was witnessed by ...

Munising girls tennis team breezes past Ishpeming, 7-1

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — Munising swept singles and won three of four doubles flights to record a 7-1 high school girls tennis victory at Ishpeming on Monday afternoon. The match had been originally scheduled for today. Among the Mustangs’ winners were Logan Peters at No. 1 singles, where she defeated ...

Newberry posts 1st 8-man football win on the field

Prep Sports

NEWBERRY — The Newberry football team continued its solid start to the season Saturday afternoon. After picking up a forfeit win last week, the Indians got their first actual victory ever in eight-player football as they ran past Stephenson 32-6. Two Newberry players finished with more ...

Marquette Redettes reach volleyball tournament semifinals

Prep Sports

BAY CITY — Marquette advanced to the semifinals before bowing out of the 16-team Mitten Bay Classic on Saturday. The Redettes went 5-1 in pool play, splitting with 2018 MHSAA Division 3 state champion Bronson and sweeping Saginaw Heritage and Hemlock in two-game matches. Finishing in ...

Marquette Redmen make it a 2-0 boys soccer weekend

Prep Sports

TRAVERSE CITY — The Marquette boys soccer team made it a weekend sweep downstate after defeating winning Saturday. Senior captain Trevor Salmon registered a three-goal hat trick and freshman teammate Max Dawson scored twice in the Redmen’s 5-2 victory at Traverse City Central, which ...

Wildcats spikers win 1 of 3 at Keweenaw Classic

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff HOUGHTON — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team dropped a pair of matches Friday after winning its season opener on Thursday at the Keweenaw Classic hosted by Michigan Tech. The Wildcats pulled out a five-set victory Thursday vs. the University of Mary, ...

Starting with a bang

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The drought has come to an end in Marquette. For the first time in three years, the Northern Michigan University football team opened its season with a victory, and it did so in convincing fashion Saturday, smashing McKendree 30-9. The NMU defense picked off two Bearcats ...

Kings on the gridiron

Prep Sports

NEGAUNEE — The last few times Calumet and Negaunee tangled on the field, they were tight, low-scoring games. Friday’s contest started out that way with the Copper Kings holding a slim lead at halftime, but then Calumet caught fire in the second half and emerged with a 30-6 victory. ...

Black Hole growing rapidly

Sports Columns

The Black Hole continues to grow larger. That’s what a fan section of the Oakland Coliseum (now RingCentral Coliseum) where the Raiders play is called. It’s also commonly used to describe the Raiders’ usually rabid fans. Nowadays, it’s not just a way to describe Oakland fans, but ...

Redmen fade in 2nd half in loss to TC Central

Prep Sports

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School varsity football team fell to Traverse City Central 37-28 at William R. Hart Stadium on Friday night. It was a strong first half for the Redmen (0-2), who managed to gain the lead three times before ...

IM breaks game open in 3rd quarter to get past Westwood

Prep Sports

By RON DEUTER Iron Mountain Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN — Three quick strikes in the third quarter allowed Iron Mountain to break open a one-score game and pull away from Westwood in a 44-22 West PAC Copper Division football game Friday evening at Mountaineer Stadium. The Mountaineers ...