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Marquette Redettes volleyball runners-up at Leland tournament

Prep Sports

LELAND — The Marquette volleyball team was perfect all day except when it came to the hosts at the Leland Varsity Tournament on Saturday. The Redettes lost to the Comets during pool play then again in the tournament championship match to finish as runners-up in the downstate event. “It ...

Newberry’s Dave Carlson stars for Finlandia Lions football team

Local Sports

ANGOLA, Indiana — Sophomore Dave Carlson of Newberry was a top defender for the Finlandia University football team as it lost to Trine 58-0. Carlson made 11 tackles with 2 1/2 of them for losses as the Lions gave up just seven points in the first quarter. Finlandia is No. 1 in NCAA Division ...

Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team blanked at home

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team couldn’t get its offense untracked in the second half and lost 4-0 to Saginaw Valley State at the NMU Soccer Field on Friday afternoon. Now on a three-game losing skid, the Wildcats (3-10, 0-5 GLIAC) trailed just 1-0 at ...

Houston Astros have an abuse problem

Sports Columns

Clinching a spot in the World Series would normally be a time for an enthusiastic but sane celebration. Last weekend, Houston Astros assistant general manager Brandon Taubman decided to celebrate by being a disgusting, insensitive jerk. After Game 6 of the American League Championship ...

Northern Michigan University Wildcats women to run at GLIACs

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s cross country team heads south for the GLIAC Championships this morning. Fresh off a sweep at the Upper Peninsula Championships at home last Friday, the Wildcats head to Purdue Northwest in Westville, Indiana, for the six-kilometer race ...

‘Undersized’ Westwood Patriots roll past Negaunee, 42-14

Prep Sports

WESTWOOD — There were some expectations going into Friday night’s matchup between Westwood and Negaunee. One was that the outcome would determine which team gained home field advantage in a playoff game next weekend when the two teams are likely to square off again. Secondly, the size ...

Olympic swimmer Gary Hall Jr. to speak on diabetes

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Three-time Olympic swimmer Gary Hall Jr. will help kick off November as National Diabetes Awareness Month by speaking at Northern Michigan University on Friday. The event takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Room 1100 of Jamrich Hall on the NMU campus. There is no charge for ...