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Prep Sports

Taking their shots: Marquette Redmen outshoot Escanaba 47-18 in 6-1 victory

"Penalties are going to kill us, and if we keep doing that, eventually that’ll come back to bite you." — Doug Garrow, Marquette hockey coach, on giving Escanaba six power plays --------------- MARQUETTE — A lot of people will say three goals is enough to win a hockey game. So when a ...

New things all-around for L’Anse girls basketball team

L’Anse girls 2019-20 schedule All times Eastern --------------- Dec. 3 — Chassell, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 5 — at Lake Linden-Hubbell, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 10 — at Houghton, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 16 — Watersmeet, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 17 — Bessemer, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 19 — at Baraga, 7:15 ...

Upper Peninsula composite high school girls basketball schedule

Schedule as of Dec. 1 ------------ Wednesday, Dec. 4 Gaylord St. Mary at Pickford ------------ Thursday, Dec. 5 Gladstone at Gwinn Calumet at Iron Mountain Munising at Manistique Jeffers at Hancock L’Anse at Lake Linden-Hubbell Republic-Michigamme at ...

Escanaba pulls off rare girls basketball win over Marquette Redettes, 55-46

ESCANABA — It only took the Escanaba girls basketball team one game to accomplish something it hadn’t done in nearly eight years — beat Great Northern Conference rival Marquette. Senior Taylor Ray and junior Nicole Kamin led the way, but it took a complete team effort as the Eskymos ...

L’Anse Purple Hornets boys basketball team reloads with numbers, size

L’Anse boys 2019-20 schedule All times Eastern ----------------- Dec. 9 — Dollar Bay, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 12 — at Houghton, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 16 — at Republic-Michigamme, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 — Baraga, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 6 — at Wakefield-Marenisco, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7 — at ...

Manistique Emeralds girls basketball team looks to turn corner

Manistique girls 2019-20 schedule All times Eastern Home games in bold -------------------- Dec. 3 — at Negaunee, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 5 — Munising, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 — Newberry, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 — at Rudyard, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 — Engadine, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 — at ...

Manistique boys basketball team stresses improvement

Manistique boys 2019-20 schedule All times Eastern ------------------------------- Dec. 10 — at Newberry, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 13 — at Gladstone, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 16 — Iron Mountain, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 — Gwinn, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30 — at Negaunee, 6 p.m. Jan. 2 — Engadine, 7:30 ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the period of Nov. 16-30

Munising boys basketball team boasts depth

Munising boys 2019-20 schedule All times Eastern Home games in bold --------------------- Dec. 10 — Gwinn, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 — Stephenson, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 — at Engadine, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18 — Superior Central, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28 — at Pickford, 2 p.m. Jan. 6 — at ...

Still dominating the course

NEGAUNEE — When Negaunee runner Emily Paupore is running on a cross country course, she isn’t thinking too much except for possibly the task at hand. And if she does, it’s about all the preparation she put into the race so she’s ready to win. That type of focus is continuing to ...

Small in numbers, Munising Mustangs girls basketball team provides spirit

MUNISING — It’s been a good run for the Munising girls basketball team the last couple of years, including last year’s MHSAA Division 4 district championship. This year will be a little different, though, as Munising has just eight girls. Mustangs head coach Matt Mattson thinks ...

Superior Central Cougars girls basketball team already looking up

Superior Central girls 2019-20 schedule All times Eastern Home games in bold --------------------- Dec. 3 — at Stephenson, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 — Cedarville, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 — at Munising, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 — at Rapid River, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 — Brimley, 1 p.m. Dec. ...

Veteran Ishpeming girls basketball team looks to get even better

Ishpeming girls 2019-20 schedule All times Eastern Home games in bold ------------------ Dec. 6 — Houghton, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 9 — at Kingsford, 7:45 p.m. Dec. 16 — Westwood, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 19 — at Calumet, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 2 — at Gladstone, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 7 — at ...