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Huskies charge past Wildcats

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Rivalry games tend to bring out strong performances from the combatants, but Sunday’s matchup between Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech universities ended up being quite one-sided. The visiting Huskies (5-3-1) controlled play for the majority of the game and finally got on ...

NMU men’s soccer streak continues with 0-0 tie

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UNIVERSITY CENTER — The unbeaten streak was extended as was the scoreless streak on defense, but the Northern Michigan University could only manage a scoreless draw at Saginaw Valley State on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats have gone unbeaten in their last eight games, which includes a pair ...

Wildcats ready to rumble

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team will have been off a full week when they host Upper Peninsula and GLIAC rival Michigan Tech at noon today at the NMU Soccer Field. The Wildcats’ last game was Sunday’s 2-1 home loss to No. 17 ...

Blown opportunity

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By Journal Sports Staff CALEDONIA — For the past few seasons, the Northern Michigan University football team has struggled to finish teams off in the fourth quarter and emerge with victories. Those problems continued Saturday afternoon as the Wildcats entered the fourth up by 15 points on ...

It’s going to be a long year for the Red Wings

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A common phrase we’ve heard as sports fans is that patience is a virtue, that waiting for something without getting upset or angry is something that we all should aspire to do. Well, for Detroit Red Wings fans, that could be a difficult task this season as all signs are pointing to be a long ...

Mavericks win U.P. championship

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Members of the Marquette County Mavericks of the Superiorland Baseball League hold the plaque for winning the second annual Upper Peninsula Baseball Championship game played at the Forsyth Township Ball Field in Gwinn on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Kneeling in front from left are game MVP Steve ...

Bowling leagues

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River Rock Lanes Mon. Men & Women Seniors — Darrell Olson 259-599, Helen Schmeltz 168-435; Norm Winner 201-543, Joleen North 181, Mary Grobar 467; Wayne Charbonneau 238-602, Joleen North 174-432; Mike Laurin 207-514, Vicki Ostlund 159, Nellie Elenbaas 435; Stan Uitto 226-552, Nellie ...

Riders qualify, take part at state finals

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Riders from the Marquette BMX track participated in the state finals at the Rock City BMX track in downstate Rockford on Aug. 26. On the 20-inch bike, Michael Noble earned a victory, Lucas Basal and Gavin Bonanni each won a runner-up finish, Jackson ...

Elenich, Antilla star in Ishpeming

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By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Mike Elenich of Royal 2 had a break-and-run and Al Antilla of Venice had an 8-ball break on Sept. 26 in the Ishpeming Men’s Pool League. Rainbow scored the biggest victory, defeating Riverside 17-7. In other matches, Jack’s 2 doubled up for a ...

Final scorers reported

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By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Five goal scorers were reported in the final week of the season in the Under-12 Coed division of the Superiorland Soccer Association. They were Will Branger, Drew Peterson, Ryan Smolinski, Jack Ingersol and Matthew Brady. U10 GIRLS In the final week ...

Bothwell runners set records

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Multiple track records were set by Bothwell Middle School students at the Marquette County Meet held in the spring. Records were set in the 100-meter dash, 200 dash, 1,600 run and 400 relay. In the front row from left are Bella Lorens, Jordan Haynes, Baux Truckey and Julia Ott. Top row from ...

Ready to rumble

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team will have been off a full week when they host Upper Peninsula and GLIAC rival Michigan Tech at noon Sunday at the NMU Soccer Field. The Wildcats’ last game was Sunday’s 2-1 home loss to No. 17 Ferris State. The team ...

NMU volleyball loses 3rd straight match

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By Journal Sports Staff ASHLAND, Ohio — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team made the longest trip of its GLIAC schedule and lost at Ashland in three straight sets on Friday night, 25-23, 25-13, 25-22. NMU lost its third straight, all in the GLIAC, to slip to 10-6 overall and ...

Modeltowners fall; Mustangs cruise in 4 sets

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GLADSTONE — Gladstone used home-court advantage and waited out Gwinn for a comeback five-set high school volleyball victory on Thursday evening. The Braves lost the first two sets before coming back for an 18-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-12, 15-8 victory. Gwinn (4-3) lost a bit of focus after the ...

MSHS soccer blows out Kingsford

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By ADAM NIEMI Iron Mountain Daily News KINGSFORD — Marquette scored early and often in an 8-0 win over Kingsford on Thursday. Trevor Salmon’s penalty kick barely a minute into the game was an omen for what would happen the rest of the game. Marquette added three more goals in the ...

NMU volleyball on long trip

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MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team embarks on its longest road trip of the season at a critical time in the GLIAC schedule beginning tonight in Ohio. The Wildcats play the first of six straight matches away from home when they play Ashland at 7 p.m. today. They ...