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Negaunee wins, Gwinn falls in girls tennis matches

Prep Sports

KINGSFORD — Negaunee needed three sets at several flights, but powered its way to a sweep of doubles in a 7-1 victory at Kingsford in a high school girls tennis meet held Monday. The Miners’ Shayla Williams and Maci Austin won 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 over Maggie Meneghini and Karlee Hulkkonen at ...

Manistique boys win own high school cross country meet

Prep Sports

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique boys kept a championship trophy at home here Wednesday, earning top honors in their own invitational cross country meet. Manistique, placing four runners among the top eight, scored 30 points. The Emeralds were followed by Engadine 53 and Mid Peninsula ...

Taking down a rival

Prep Sports

NEGAUNEE — The Marquette volleyball team earned a three-set win over Negaunee at Lakeview Memorial Gym on Tuesday night. The Redettes (11-2) topped the Miners (2-2) 25-19, 25-15, 25-14. MSHS head coach Ann Crandell-Williams said it was nice to earn a win over a rival, but still sees some ...

Munising spikers fall short in five-set loss with BR-H

Prep Sports

HARRIS — Flip the script. That was the pregame message to the Bark River-Harris volleyball players from assistant coach Jason Lockwood before their match against Munising here Tuesday. Tired of losing to the Mustangs, the Broncos showed incredible fight and toughness to pull out a 3-2 ...

Marquette runners win Kingsford Invite

Prep Sports

IRON MOUNTAIN — Will somebody please turn on the air conditioner? If it were possible to run cross country meets indoors, that request would have likely been granted here Tuesday. Since that’s not the case, runners had to be prepared to deal with the heat and humidity in the Kingsford ...

Redmen strikers top Escanaba, 6-0

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette boys soccer team picked up a dominant victory Tuesday as the Redmen shut out Escanaba Bayside SC 6-0. Marquette’s defense was stifling as it held Escanaba to only two shots, both of which were saved by goalkeeper Harrison Anthos. Trevor Salmon got the Redmen on ...

Duos win Red Fox senior scramble

Local Sports

K.I. SAWYER — Three duos were named champions in Red Fox Run’s annual 2-Man Senior Scramble on Thursday. Golfers were flighted based on the youngest of each pair. Kurt Hedstrom and Martin Ghiardi won the 70 years-and-over group, with John Erickson and Dennis Erickson finishing as ...

Young Wildcat Club nets benefits

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Membership in the Young Wildcat Club will net a youth season ticket to all Northern Michigan University home athletics events. Children in grades 8 and below can join the club for $30, which also includes an official T-shirt and membership card that serves as the season ticket. ...

Iron Oars Regatta set for Sunday

Local Sports

NEGAUNEE — The 14th annual Iron Oars Regatta will be held on Teal Lake in Ishpeming and Negaunee on Sunday morning and afternoon. Sponsored by the Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club, the event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting at the west end of Teal Lake and heading east for about ...

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 ...