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Marquette bows out in district baseball opener

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ESCANABA — Marquette fell to Escanaba 5-4 in its opening game of the MHSAA Division 2 baseball district tournament played in Escanaba on Saturday afternoon. The Eskymos had reached the tourney semifinal after defeating Cheboygan 8-2 on Tuesday. Later Saturday, Petoskey won the district ...

Negaunee Miners capture Division 3 baseball district

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NEGAUNEE — Negaunee needed extra innings against a surprisingly tough semifinal opponent, then breezed through the championship game to capture the MHSAA Division 3 district baseball championship at home on Saturday. Playing at its Iron Town Field, the Miners needed nine innings to fend off ...

Think twice before making Mount Everest climb

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If there’s a list of incredible human accomplishments, climbing Mount Everest is probably near the top. The feat used to be deemed unachievable for years and rightfully so. To climb the highest point on Earth, a person takes on heavy risks, including low oxygen levels, high-altitude edema, ...

Rankinen, Moyle pace Tino’s

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By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Katie Rankinen tripled while going 3 for 4 and teammate Taryn Moyle doubled to lead Tino’s to a 10-9 victory over Screened Image/Venice 2 in Class A of the Iron Range Women’s Softball League on May 22. Tammy Karp was 4 for 4 for ...

Marquette track kicks off season

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette BMX track kicked off the 2019 season on May 23. Highlights of the first session included Eli Swanson picking up a win in the 5-and-under Novice class, his 10th Novice win that moves him up to Intermediate. Three riders picked up their first wins — Dominick ...

Home course advantage

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IRON RIVER — West Iron County defended its home turf, sweeping the boys and girls MHSAA Division 2 U.P. Finals on Thursday. The Wykons' boys carded a team score of 319 at George Young Resort, located 10 miles east of Iron River. Norway (366) took second place, followed by Hancock (362), St. ...

Ontonagon boys, girls repeat as D3 U.P. golf champions

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GLADSTONE — North Central freshman Bryson Mercier made his first trip to the Upper Peninsula Division 3 Golf Finals a successful one here Thursday as he earned medalist honors with 74 strokes. “I played real good today,” he said. “I had been struggling the past week, but made it ...

Four MSHS baseball players honored

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ESCANABA — Four Marquette Senior High School players earned baseball all-league honors when Great Northern Conference coaches voted earlier this week. The Redmen honored were senior Brendan Kaski at pitcher, junior Jakob Peterson at first base, sophomore Peter VandenAvond in the infield and ...