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Prep Sports

Pats’ Brewer leads 11 area wrestlers to state finals

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Eleven area wrestlers have qualified for the MHSAA individual wrestling tournament state finals to be held at Ford Field in Detroit starting Friday, March 2. One of those wrestlers — junior Nathan Brewer of Westwood — will go there as a regional ...

M-PC perfection

By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — Negaunee puts an exclamation point on its Mid-Peninsula Conference girls basketball season with a 50-33 victory over Westwood at home on Friday night. With one game left in the regular season, the Miners improved to a perfect 19-0 and finished off the ...

Blank, Contreras combine for 51 in Munising win

By Journal Sports Staff EBEN — Seniors Alec Blank and Cade Contreras combined to scored 51 points as Munising held off Superior Central 72-55 in a high school boys basketball game played Friday night. Blank scored 30 points and pulled down 20 rebounds while Contreras added 21 points for ...

Yesney signs letter of acceptance to become Wolverine

Negaunee High School senior Colton Yesney, center, pauses while signing his letter of acceptance to attend, be a cross country runner and run track at the University of Michigan on Thursday. Flanking him are Miners' cross country coach Lisa Bigalk, left, and NHS boys track and field coach Kevin ...

Upper Peninsula high school swimming and diving finals Friday, Saturday

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula boys and girls high school swimming and diving finals kick off on Friday afternoon with the diving competition at Marquette Senior High School. The majority of the meet will be held Saturday when all swimming events will be held. Diving begins with the ...

Slow start haunts Marquette Redmen icers in 5-2 loss at Hancock

HANCOCK — Looking for a response after a disappointing Wing Ding loss to rival Houghton, the No. 1-ranked Hancock Bulldogs got just that with a 5-2 win over Marquette on Tuesday night at the Houghton County Arena. With the win, the Bulldogs clinched the Great Lakes Hockey Conference regular ...

Marquette Senior High School boys, girls qualify for state ski finals

BELMONT — Though the Marquette Senior High School Alpine ski team didn’t sweep regional titles as they’re accustomed to doing, they still did enough to easily qualify for the upcoming state finals. The Marquette boys did win their 13-school regional at Cannonsburg Ski Area with 53 ...

Negaunee gymnasts post 9-point win in dual meet over Marquette

MARQUETTE — Negaunee posted a nearly nine-point victory over Marquette in a dual high school gymnastics meet held at Negaunee High School on Monday evening. May Waters led the Miners with 33.20 points in the all-around as Negaunee scored 127.85 points to 118.875 for the Redettes. However, ...

Bartle FT success spurs Miners

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Senior Natalie Bartle broke loose in the second half for 18 of her game-high 21 points, making 10 of 11 free throws after halftime, to lead Negaunee to a 55-48 high school girls basketball victory at Ishpeming on Saturday afternoon. The Miners improved ...

Patriots lead way at Division 4 wrestling

By Journal Sports Staff MUNISING — Led by seven champions, 26 area wrestlers advanced to regionals after competing at the MHSAA Division 4 individual wrestling district tournament held in Munising on Saturday. Twelve schools, including six from the area, took part in the tourney. ...

Redmen icers play to scoreless tie

By Journal Sports Staff CHELSEA — In what might’ve been mistaken for an English Premier League soccer score, the Marquette Senior High School hockey team played to a scoreless draw against Davison on Saturday to conclude its run at the Michigan Public Schools High School Hockey ...

FTs allow Miners to hold off Ishpeming charge

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Negaunee made 8 of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter to hold off a charge by Ishpeming as the Miners scored a 57-50 high school boys basketball victory on Friday night at the Hematites’ gym. Sophomore Jakson Sager was a perfect 4 for 4 at the line ...

Ledy triggers key OT run by Redettes

By BURT ANGELI Iron Mountain Daily News KINGSFORD — Avery Ledy scored seven of her game-high 22 points to start overtime and Marquette downed Kingsford 53-44 in Great Northern Conference girls basketball on Friday. Both teams hit layups in the final seconds of regulation for a 42-42 ...