Fun In Tennis Camp free for kids on June 8

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — The 34th annual Fun In Tennis Camp will be held on Saturday, June 8, at the Marquette Senior High School tennis courts located adjacent to the school on Fair Avenue in Marquette. This free camp, provided by the Marquette Tennis Association, is an introduction to intermediate ...

One step at a time

NMU Sports

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — It’s not easy to build an athletic program from scratch. Typically, a team struggles from the start and it takes a few years for it to find its footing. The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse began the same way, but in its ...

Remembering the last great Wings team

Sports Columns

It’s been 49 years since the St. Louis Blues made the Stanley Cup Finals, but they finally ended a surprisingly long drought just a few days ago. The last time the Blues made it this far was in 1970 when they were swept aside by the Boston Bruins, who they’ll face again in Game 1 on ...

Doney, Gobert lead Dave’s 41-run explosion


By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — Libbie Doney and Jamee Gobert homered to lead an offensive explosion by Dave’s Collision in its 41-7 victory over Paradise Bar on opening night in Class B of the Iron Range Women’s Softball League on May 15. Doney also hit for the cycle while ...

Scorers named in Superiorland leagues


By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Scorers were named in the Under-8 Coed Division of the Superiorland Soccer Association. They are listed by team: Lime Green Dragons — Noah Wachter, Charlotte Thomsen, Nate Contreras and Che Zamora Azalea — Audrey Hahn Lightning — Haley ...

Patriots win girls basketball regional


The Westwood Patriots won the MHSAA Division 3 girls basketball regional tournament championship in Sault Ste. Marie on March 13 by defeating Charlevoix 47-29. Posing with the trophy are, front row from left, Jenna Wealton, Claire Gilles, Madelyn Koski, Jillian Koski and Meghan Johnson. Top row ...

Redettes claim U.P. swim, dive title


The Marquette Senior High School girls swimming and diving team, led by head coach Nathan McFarren holding the trophy, front right, celebrate their victory at the Upper Peninsula Finals held at the Redettes’ pool on Feb. 16. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)

5th-grade Hematites win tourney


The boys fifth-grade Ishpeming Hemetite basketball team won its fourth tournament of the season at Ishpeming High School on March 17. The team won all three of its games iagainst Westwood, Negaunee and Marquette (Submitted photo)

Redmen hand out hockey awards


The Marquette Senior HIgh School Redmen hockey team held its awards banquet on April 14. In the front row from left are Ryan Baldwin, Most Improved; Tyler Bergwall, Geno Marana Award and MVP; and Sean O’Connor, Top Forward. In the top row from left, Tanner Phillips, Unsung Hero; Thomas ...

Westwood softball sweeps twinbill with Hancock

Prep Sports

HANCOCK — By this point in the softball season, coaches want their teams to be reaching their peak at the plate and the Westwood Patriots are definitely getting close to that point. The Patriots scored 30 total runs over the course of Friday’s doubleheader with Hancock as they swept the ...

Cranking out the hits

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Junior pitcher Amanda McIntire fanned 15 Menominee hitters and the Marquette Senior High School varsity softball team’s offense cranked out 22 hits Friday afternoon, but the Redettes were forced to settle for a doubleheader split after the Maroons made a seventh inning comeback ...