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Prep Sports

Lower Peninsula high school boys tennis changes

EAST LANSING — The Executive Committee of the Michigan High School Athletic Association on Thursday approved an adjusted format for this fall’s Lower Peninsula boys tennis postseason to reduce the opportunity for spread of COVID-19 while still awarding team and No. 1 singles champions in ...

Marquette Redmen post 2nd straight 6-0 boys soccer win over Kingsford

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School boys soccer team proved it was a half-dozen goals better than Kingsford on Tuesday night down in Dickinson County, then proved it again at home on Thursday night. The Redmen, who improved to 3-0-1, posted their second 6-0 shutout of the Flivvers ...

Negaunee, Westwood pick up Friday wins in high school girls tennis

MARQUETTE — Negaunee likely stamped itself as the high school girls tennis team to beat when the Upper Peninsula Finals are held right around the end of this month with a resounding 7-1 victory at Marquette on Friday afternoon. In other scores, Westwood shut out Munising 8-0 on Friday, ...

Miners nearing perfection in pair of 8-0 shutouts

NEGAUNEE — Whether it’s too early to, the Negaunee High School girls tennis team sure seems to be peaking this week. The Miners posted a pair of 8-0 shutouts at home this week over Kingsford and Iron Mountain, which only told part of a story of domination. Negaunee dropped just one game ...

Marquette Senior High School boys soccer thumps Kingsford 6-0

KINGSFORD — Max Dawson and Nick Lindberg provided more than enough offense to power Marquette Senior High School to a 6-0 whitewashing at Kingsford in a high school boys soccer game played Tuesday evening. Despite the great defense, Coach Dan Salmon had to be heartened by his goal-scoring ...

Gwinn volleyball team prevails in 5 sets at West Iron County

IRON RIVER — Gwinn needed five sets but finally came out victorious in a high school volleyball match at West Iron County on Tuesday night. The Modeltowners prevailed 22-25, 25-7, 25-17, 23-25, 15-12 as the Wykon JV won in two sets. “We could not keep consistency tonight,” GHS head ...

Marquette Redettes sweep doubles in high school girls tennis win over Menominee

MARQUETTE — Marquette swept through the doubles matches without dropping a set in a 6-2 high school girls tennis victory over visiting Menominee on Friday. The Redettes split the four singles matches, which included a 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 comeback victory by Ruth Hummell over the Maroons’ Erin ...

Shorthanded Gwinn netters give a good show at Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The Gwinn girls provided a few challenges, but Gladstone proved equal to those here Wednesday in a 4-1 tennis victory over the shorthanded Modeltowners. Braves’ senior Kate Matthews overcame a 5-1 deficit in the second set in a 6-1, 7-5 triumph over sophomore Lily Kerry at No. ...

Marquette Redettes volleyball survives 5-setter over Rudyard to improve to 3-0

MARQUETTE — Seiler Hruska was a stats-sheet filler and it may have been what Marquette needed in a five-set high school volleyball victory over visiting Rudyard on Thursday night. The Redettes came from behind twice before prevailing 20-25, 25-14, 12-25, 25-19, 15-10 to improve to 3-0 after ...

Marquette, Negaunee roar to high school volleyball wins

MARQUETTE — Marquette swept Menominee in three sets to win its first Great Northern Conference high school volleyball match of the season on Tuesday. The Redettes prevailed 25-11, 25-21, 25-15 to improve their overall record to 2-0. “(This match) was a great team win and everyone was ...

Ishpeming pulls off 8-0 high school girls tennis win at Norway

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming High School girls tennis team swept Norway 8-0 in a match played at the Knights’ courts on Wednesday. No. 1 singles player Ella Luke and her sister, No. 2 Isabel Luke each came from behind to win their matches for the Hematites. Senior teammate Jocelynn Nyman ...

Marquette Redettes, Negaunee Miners girls tennis teams win impressively

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School and Negaunee High School girls tennis teams blew through the competition on Wednesday, each winning their home matches 8-0. Marquette also went on the road Tuesday and blitzed Iron Mountain 7-1. The Redettes have two more home matches this week ...

Prep tennis: Negaunee blanks Gwinn

GWINN — The Negaunee High School girls tennis team is now 6-0 on the season, beating the host Gwinn Modeltowners 8-0 Tuesday. “For having a limited roster and limited experience, Gwinn deserves credit for how hard those girls played,” said Kyle Saari, Negaunee tennis coach. “They’ll ...