Northern Michigan University hockey team’s golf outing planned

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MARQUETTE — The hockey Wildcats at Northern Michigan University will host their NMU Hockey Friends and Family golf outing in September. Using a four-plus-one format, the outing will be held using a shotgun start at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, on the Greywalls course at the Marquette Golf ...

Tom Petroff gets patriotic hole-in-one

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MARQUETTE — Club member Tom Petroff made his first hole-in-one memorable by getting his ace on the Fourth of July at the Marquette Golf Club. Petroff, who has golfed for more than 30 years, used a 9-iron to ace the 125-yard 17th hole on the Greywalls course on Thursday. Witnesses were ...

Michigan-Wisconsin Tennis Open set for August in Escanaba

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ESCANABA — The 72nd annual Michigan-Wisconsin Tennis Open takes place Aug. 3-4 at Ludington Park in Escanaba. All singles matches will be played Saturday and doubles Sunday. Cost — which includes a T-shirt — is $18 for singles and $22 for doubles. Checks should be made payable to Esky ...

Sports Snapshots

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The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal at the 12th annual U.P. Football All-Star Game on June 29

Marquette Blues salvage weekend split by sweeping Sunday

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ANTIGO, Wis. — The Marquette Legion Blues baseball team wrapped up its second straight weekend tournament by salvaging a split with two wins in Antigo, Wisconsin. After taking two losses on Saturday against Wisconsin teams Ashwaubenon and host Antigo, the Blues rebounded with a pair of wins ...

Marquette Blues open Antigo Tournament with two losses

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By Journal Sports Staff ANTIGO, Wis. — The Marquette Legion baseball team traveled west across the state border for the Antigo Tournament Saturday and the Blues didn’t get off to great start Marquette was handed a 4-2 loss by Ashwaubenon (Wis.) in its opener, and then a 5-0 defeat by ...

Looking to build on good spring

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — After earning its first GLIAC Tournament appearance ever this past spring, the Northern Michigan University lacrosse team will look to build on that next year as the Wildcats recently released their 2020 schedule. The season opens with three ...

Finding a way into Lambeau

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Two years ago, I went on an amazing journey. Like Frodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings, I embarked to a place that was unappealing and intimidating, but it was necessary that I completed my adventure. That place was Green Bay, Wisconsin. As I said in my column back in 2017, growing up ...

Negaunee alumni take the field

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NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Alumni Softball Tournament got off to an exciting start Saturday as the Negaunee Public Schools staff defeated the 2019 Miners 6-5 in extra innings. Luke Anderson went 3 for 3 at the plate for the staff and drove in the winning run. Jake Skewis went 2 for 3 with a ...