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Marquette boys basketball team forces fast tempo in 50-35 win at Kingsford

KINGSFORD — Speed and athleticism, Marquette had plenty of it Friday night as the Redmen defeated Kingsford, 50-35, in a Great Northern Conference boys basketball game played at the Kingsford Middle School gymnasium. The game pitted two teams ranked in top five of the first Upper Peninsula ...

Connor O’Dovero overtime goal puts Negaunee Miners hockey in win column

NEGAUNEE — Senior Connor O’Dovero scored the game-winning goal 3:14 into overtime to lift the Negaunee High School hockey team to a 3-2 victory over Kingsford at the Negaunee Ice Arena on Friday evening. With sophomore Tyler O’Dovero getting the assist on the winner, Patrick Klumpp got ...

MHSAA high school spring sports start delayed a week

EAST LANSING — The MHSAA has delayed the start of practices for spring sports by a week to March 22 and competition to March 26 to accommodate the extension of the winter sports season. As voted on by the Representative Council, the MHSAA hopes the change will alleviate pressures on indoor ...

Changes to MHSAA high school bowling tournaments outlined

EAST LANSING — Due to coronavirus concerns, the MHSAA has revised its format for the high school bowling regionals and state finals tournaments. The state high school athletics governing body stated that it wants to reduce the mixing of communities, and thus, spread of COVID-19, with its ...

Ben Olsen makes switch to coaching boys basketball at Gwinn

Editor’s note: With the start-and-stop of winter sports seasons this year, The Mining Journal is publishing high school basketball team previews from Marquette and Alger counties over a number of days. This story was written early this month. -------------------- GWINN — Going from ...

New coach optimistic about Superior Central boys basketball team this season

Editor’s note: With the start-and-stop of winter sports seasons this year, The Mining Journal is publishing high school basketball team previews from Marquette and Alger counties over a number of days. This story was written in late January. ------------------- EBEN — Superior ...

Marquette’s Haddie Ketzenberger top gymnast at Negaunee meet

MARQUETTE — Marquette’s Haddie Ketzenberger easily won the all-around title at a high school gymnastics meet that included Superior 7 and the host Miners at Negaunee High School on Wednesday evening. The Redette senior won bars with a score of 7.50 points, beam with 8.50 and floor ...

Marquette swimmers, divers double up on Westwood Patriots

ISHPEMING — Marquette won all but one event in dominating Westwood at a high school swimming and diving dual meet held Wednesday at the Patriots’ pool. The Redettes won the girls meet 122 1/2-58 1/2, while the Redmen carried the boys meet 150-4. Westwood’s lone win came in girls’ ...

Jeffers just trying to get on par with Marquette Redmen in MSHS’ 6-1 win

By DAVER KARNOSKY Houghton Daily Mining Gazette HOUGHTON — It’s not often that a coach looks at his team’s 6-1 loss and feels that his team is making progress. However, that is exactly how Jeffers head coach Patrick Nettell felt Tuesday after his hockey team’s loss to the ...