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Northern Michigan University men’s soccer ties, women lose

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — A home playoff berth in the GLIAC Tournament will be on the line in its final game of the regular season after the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team tied Davenport 2-2 at Caledonia on Sunday. With the third- and fourth-place teams hosting in the first round, NMU ...

Dead River Derby 2nd

Local Sports

The Dead River Derby’s Rolling Riptide team from Marquette played in the eighth annual Mitten Kitten Championship downstate. On Oct. 6, DRD went up against Kalamazoo and won 251-102. A day later, DRD secured a spot in the finals after beating Traverse City, 169-149, despite DRD being the ...

Wildcats edge closer to GLIAC tourney contention

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team moved within a half-game of the final GLIAC Tournament spot with a back-and-forth, five-set victory over Lake Superior State on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats improved to 15-9 ...

Perfect season capper

Prep Sports

By JOHN VRANCIC Special to the Journal MUNISING — The Ishpeming boys added to their already rich cross country tradition Saturday, becoming the first ones from their school to complete a perfect season. Ishpeming placed all seven of its runners in the top 13 and scored 32 points for ...

Blessing the ice down in Africa

Sports Columns

The National Hockey League has been marketing the idea that “Hockey is for Everyone” for awhile now and it’s a good message to send. No matter what race, gender, religion, age or sexual orientation you are, there’s always a place for you at the rink and on the ice. Unfortunately, ...

Blessing the ice down in Africa

Sports Columns

The National Hockey League has been marketing the idea that “Hockey is for Everyone” for awhile now and it’s a good message to send. No matter what race, gender, religion, age or sexual orientation you are, there’s always a place for you at the rink and on the ice. Unfortunately, that ...

Bowling leagues

Local Sports

River Rock Lanes Mon. Men & Women Seniors — Steve Swentik 245-702, Joleen North 169-439 Tues. Major — Tim Starrine 290, Justin Stephens 717, Glenn Ayotte 711, Jake Garceau 267, Greg Bisel 265, Josh Larson 257, Buck’s Restaurant 1259, Windahl Construction 3532 Wed. River Rock ...

Miners’ Paupore ends season as U.P. champ

Prep Sports

By JOHN VRANCIC Special to the Journal MUNISING — The Negaunee girls haven’t had the luxury of fielding a full team throughout this cross country season. Junior Emily Paupore, however, didn’t let that stop her from defending her Division 1 title in Saturday’s Upper Peninsula ...

Legion Jr. Wildcats improve to 8-0

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Marquette American Legion Junior Wildcats 14-under AA travel hockey team improved to 8-0 this season after winning the Wisconsin Elite Hockey Tournament last weekend. The weekend before, the Wildcats swept a pair of games at home, beating Copper ...

U.P. well represented on Wildcats football team

NMU Sports

Northern Michigan University showed off their Upper Peninsula connection with all these players, coaches and other staff members in the Superior Dome. In the front row from left is Jacob Lefebvre of Iron Mountain, Brett Johnson of Munising, Brad Gustafson of North Dickinson, Derek Crane of ...

NMU football gets back on track

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By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The weather may have been cold outside the Superior Dome Saturday, but the Northern Michigan University offense was heating up the turf indoors. Heading into their game with NAIA foe Lawrence Tech, the Wildcats desperately needed a spark. ...

Holmgren, Feldman, Morgan get break and runs this week

Local Sports

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Corey “Odie” Holmgren of Jack’s 2 and Mark Feldman of Wayside each had a break and run on Thursday in the Ishpeming Men’s Pool League. In league matches, Jack’s 1 upended Paradise 19-5, Wonder Bar pulled off a 17-7 win over Royal 3, Jack’s 2 ...

Schneider, Torvi lead Wildcats cross country at NMU meet

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Senior Nicole Schneider and junior Hanna Torvi led the Northern Michigan University women’s cross country team to a second-place finish at the Upper Peninsula Championships meet held Friday afternoon. Running a five-kilometer course at the NMU Golf ...

Hard work pays off

Prep Sports

MUNISING — For many years, the Gwinn football program was down in the dumps. For almost two decades, the Modeltowners were on the outside looking in, hoping to someday get back to the postseason. Things have changed dramatically over the past few years, and on Friday night, the ...

Turnovers lead to Maroons’ upset of MSHS

Prep Sports

By BRIAN BELL Marinette, Wis., Eagle-Herald MENOMINEE — Menominee was able to close its football season out on a sweet note Friday night. With the Marquette Redmen in town, Menominee (2-7, 1-3 Great Northern Conference) forced four second-half turnovers and played one of its best ...

NMU men’s, women’s soccer teams lose on the road

NMU Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University fell an important spot in the GLIAC men’s soccer standings after losing 2-1 at Purdue Northwest on Friday afternoon. The Wildcat women lost 4-0 at Ashland on Friday to remain in the league basement. Each NMU team has two ...

Wildcats volleyball loses tough 5-setter to SVSU

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s four-match volleyball winning streak was snapped on Friday when Saginaw Valley State outlasted the Wildcats in five sets. SVSU (16-7, 9-3 GLIAC) prevailed 23-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-21, 15-13 over Northern (14-9, 3-9) at ...

No. 4 St. Cloud takes out Wildcat icers, 4-1

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By Journal Sports Staff ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Freshman forward Griffin Loughran scored his first collegiate goal but it wasn’t enough for the Northern Michigan University hockey team to avert a 4-1 loss at nationally ranked St. Cloud State on Friday night. The No. 4-ranked Huskies of the ...