Mike Marietta notches 3rd career hole-in-one

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Mike Marietta recorded his third career hole-in-one on Sunday at the Greywalls course of the Marquette Golf Club. He used a 7-iron on the 145-yard 17th hole. Witnesses were Chad Wester, Rich Koskey, Mark Revord, Erik Revord and Matt Adamaczyk.

Hey, Antonio Brown: See ya’ later, unless I see you first

Sports Columns

Now maybe we’ll be rid of the Antonio Brown saga, but I highly doubt it because of his ties to Central Michigan University. Brown is the ex-Pittsburgh Steeler, ex-Oakland Raider and barely an ex-New England Patriot after he was let go by all three teams in the past year. He forced his way ...

Hoping to bite back

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — At this moment, the Northern Michigan University football team has nothing to lose. That’s the kind of attitude NMU is taking with it while heading downstate this weekend to face No. 2 Ferris State. The Wildcats know that the odds are stacked against them against the powerful ...

Freshmen lead Redmen to big win over Kingsford

Prep Sports

MARQUETTE — Freshman Max Dawson keyed Marquette’s fast start as the Redmen blanked Iron Mountain 6-0 at home on Tuesday evening. Dawson scored both of the Redmen’s first-half goals and sophomore goalkeeper Harrison Anthos made it stand up by stopping all three shots on net he faced, ...

NMU’s Lippert named league’s top offensive player

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The star of the Northern Michigan University’s overtime victory last weekend was named GLIAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Senior Luca Lippert of Langen, Germany, scored all three of his team’s goals in the Wildcats’ 3-2 home victory over GLIAC ...

MTU spikers hold off Wildcats at home

NMU Sports

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech Huskies volleyball coach Matt Jennings was pleased that his team earned another victory Tuesday night, extending their current streak to four straight matches. They beat the visiting Northern Michigan Wildcats, 25-16, 27-25, 25-23. It was not easy, as the final ...

Redmen, Redettes runners win Munising Invitational

Prep Sports

MUNISING — Gladstone sophomore Giovanni Mathews made Tuesday a special day as he captured his first varsity cross country title in the Munising Invitational. Mathews covered the 3.1-mile course at Pictured Rocks Golf & Country Club in 17 minutes, 25.15 seconds. He was followed by ...

Gwinn spikers sweep Westwood

Prep Sports

ISHPEMING — The Gwinn volleyball team earned a nice win Tuesday night, sweeping Westwood 3-0 on the road. The Modeltowners took the match (25-15, 25-18, 25-16) with the help of some strong offensive play from Emily Curtice, Halle Beauchamp and Tianna Taylor. The threesome combined for 19 ...

Emeralds zip past Ishpeming, 3-0

Prep Sports

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique High School volleyball team made quick work of Ishpeming on Tuesday night, crusing to a three set victory, 25-12, 25-8, 25-15. “I think we served really aggressively. We had 21 aces overall, which I think is pretty aggressive as far as serving goes,” ...

Black leads NMU men golfers

NMU Sports

FINDLAY, Ohio — The Northern Michigan University men’s golf team finished in a tie for 15th in an 18-team field at the Doc Spragg Fall Invitational hosted by Findlay University and held Monday and Tuesday at the Findlay Country Club. The Wildcats totaled 917 for three rounds, shooting ...

Waara, Carlson star for Finlandia

Local Sports

HANCOCK — L’Anse graduate Reese Waara scored a long touchdown pass and finished with four reception for Finlandia, which lost a college football game at home on Saturday 23-12 to Concordia-Chicago. In the latter stages of the second quarter and the Lions trailing 14-0, Waara was part of a ...