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Marquette Redette girls fall to Calumet Copper Kings, 62-47

Prep Sports

CALUMET — After getting their nine-game winning streak snapped earlier this week by Sault Ste. Marie, the Marquette girls basketball team tried to bounce back Wednesday against Calumet. The Redettes led by two after the first quarter, but Calumet started to find its grove in the second and ...

Showdown in Negaunee

Prep Sports

NEGAUNEE - The maximum capacity of Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium in Negaunee is 2,630 persons. However, it felt like many more than that were in attendance for the Iron Mountain and Negaunee boys basketball game held there on Tuesday night. Rightfully so, as it was slated to be one of the ...

Redmen beat Houghton, Ishpeming falls to Gladstone

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School boys varsity basketball team collected a 62-41 home win over Houghton on Tuesday night thanks in part to four double-digit scorers. Ty Lotterman paced Redmen with 18 points followed by John Thomson with 15. Kam Karp and Drew Wyble each chipped in ...

Every area team holds position in U.P. polls

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — The seven area teams that were ranked didn’t move an inch in this week’s Upper Peninsula high school basketball polls as voted on by select members of the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. There was almost no movement in the four polls, which were released ...

Munising girls tripped by Engadine

Prep Sports

MUNISING — Not much went right for the Munising girls varsity basketball team on Tuesday night. The Mustangs suffered their fifth consecutive loss, falling 66-29 to Engadine at home. Munising fell to 5-9, while the Eagles improved to 8-4. “We’re turning the ball over way too many ...

Escanaba boys outlast Manistique

Prep Sports

ESCANABA — The Escanaba boys got all they could handle from the Manistique Emeralds Tuesday night, but in the end they prevailed with a 77-70 non-conference basketball victory in their first home game in exactly three weeks. The U.P.’s fourth-ranked Eskymos (8-4) looked like they were ...

Dome Dash 5K set for Sunday

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The wonen’s cross country and track and field teams at Northern Michigan University will host their annual Dome Dash 5K on Sunday inside the Superior Dome. Known as unique for Marquette and the Upper Peninsula, the event allows runners and walkers of all ages to race inside ...

Area racers fare well in numerous Noquemanon Ski Marathon events

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Area residents made plenty of noise at the top of the standings in some of the less well-known races at the 22nd annual Noquemanon Ski Marathon held Friday through Sunday. While the attention grabber was the 50-kilometer and 24K ski races, the 12K classic and freestyle also drew ...

Marquette hockey team sweeps Port Huron Northern, 6-2, 5-1

Prep Sports

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Marquette Senior High School hockey team warmed up for its trip to this weekend’s Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase with a two-game sweep of Port Huron Northern at the Sault Ste. Marie Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The Redmen defeated the Huskies 6-2 ...