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Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 4-8

Michigan High School Athletic Association calls off all postseason tourneys

LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced in a fairly brief statement on Thursday afternoon that all postseason tournaments it conducts have been suspended immediately. Due to concerns over the coronavirus, the hockey, girls and boys basketball, gymnastics and Lower ...

Tonight’s L’Anse-Baraga girls basketball game moved to Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON — Tonight’s MHSAA Division 4 girls basketball regional championship game has been moved from Kingsford High School to Michigan Tech. The move made sense as the teams battling for the regional title are both from Baraga County, L’Anse and Baraga. The game is schedule for 7 p.m. ...

Baraga Vikings edge Munising in Division 4 girls basketball regionals

KINGSFORD — Baraga used a swarming and disruptive full-court press for most of the game to edge Munising 51-49 Tuesday in an MHSAA Division 4 regional semifinal game at Kingsford Middle School. Mustangs senior Megan Matson led all scorers with 23 points, with she and her teammates attacking ...

Marquette Redmen sweep Great Northern Conference boys hoops’ top awards

ESCANABA — Five Marquette Senior High School players and their coach not only won seven honors, but swept the major awards when the Great Northern Conference held its boys basketball coaches’ postseason meeting on Friday in Escanaba. Brad Nelson was named Coach of the Year for leading the ...

Midland Dow hits 9 triples to end Marquette’s girls basketball season

GAYLORD — Coach Ben Smith must be wondering what he has to do to lead his Marquette girls basketball team to a regional championship. Not facing Midland Dow or Saginaw Heritage would probably be a good start. While the Redettes were coming off their sixth straight MHSAA Division 1 or ...

Westwood Patriots’ Tessa Leece tops Mid-Peninsula Conference girls hoops

NEGAUNEE — Led by senior guard Tessa Leece being named Player of the Year, four Westwood players landed five girls basketball honors when the Mid-Peninsula Conference named its award winners recently. The Patriots were also winners of the conference with an 11-1 record, a game ahead of ...