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Ishpeming Public Schools halts sports for time being

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — All athletic events in the Ishpeming Public Schools have been postponed or canceled until further notice, the school district announced in a brief news release on Thursday. That is part of the school district canceling in-person learning for two weeks, starting today and lasting ...

CCHA unveils new logo

NMU Sports

EDINA, Minnesota — The Central Collegiate Hockey Association unveiled a new logo on Tuesday in preparation for its reintroduction to college hockey in just about a year. The CCHA will return to college hockey when seven Midwestern members of the current Western Collegiate Hockey Association ...

Jerry Smith gets another hole-in-one

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Jerry Smith of Big Bay added another hole-in-one to his golfing resume on Friday at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course. Using a 7-wood, Smith aced the 128-yard fifth hole, shooting over water to get to the green. He carded a nine-hole score of 38. Witnesses were ...

Upper Peninsula Soccer Championships set for Saturday in Marquette

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — Fans will be admitted to the Upper Peninsula Soccer Championships to be held at the Kaufman Sports Complex in north Marquette on Saturday. This boys high school tournament will feature the host Redmen, Iron Mountain, Kingsford and Houghton playing a round-robin format with a ...

Huskies volleyball holds gear sale

Local Sports

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech volleyball program has an online Nike store open and is selling its officially licensed team gear. There are a number of clothing optins, including T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, half zips and sweatshirts. This store will remain open through Thursday. To ...

Key plays propel Gwinn

Prep Sports

By MATT “SWEETS” McCARTHY Iron Mountain Daily News NORWAY — Gwinn converted two key offensive plays in the second quarter, but it was a pair of stout defensive stands in the final period that lifted the Modeltowners to a 14-12 victory at Norway at the Knights’ Ronberg Field on ...

Prep Football Roundup: Patriots, Miners, Redmen all victorious

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff L’ANSE — Zach Carlson and Garrett Mann combined to run for nearly 350 yards as each also completed a pass in Westwood’s 55-15 high school football victory at L’Anse on Friday night. Carlson ran for 192 yards in 17 carries, including runs of 57, 32 and 27 ...

Ely named boys hoops coach at Superior Central High School

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff EBEN — A Gwinn High School basketball coach has been hired as the head coach for the varsity boys basketball program at Superior Central High School in Eben. Adam Ely is a 2002 graduate of Marquette Senior High School who most recently spent four years as boys ...

Marquette tops 11-player high school football poll

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School Redmen have shot to the top of the 11-player poll from the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. MSHS (3-1) is the leader with 20 total points, including one vote for first. Sault Ste. Marie (3-1) was right behind in ...

Bay College teams busy today, Saturday

Local Sports

ESCANABA — Bay College has a busy weekend of athletics scheduled for Saturday despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Bay’s baseball team will play its third of seven games today in its Blue-Green World Series. The series of intrasquad games will also be played on Tuesday, Thursday, ...