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Prep Sports

Marquette rolls to 20th volleyball win of season

GLADSTONE — Marquette swept Gladstone in three sets, 25-13, 25-10, 25-18, in a Great Northern Conference volleyball match played here Monday evening. The first set was tied five times before 20 total points were on the board. The Braves’ Mackenzie Parish tied it, for the last time that ...

MSHS shows dominance, wins Redette Rumble Tournament

MARQUETTE — Marquette County’s five high school varsity volleyball-playing teams were joined by five more squads at the annual Redette Rumble tournament held at Marquette Senior High School on Saturday. The host Redettes, Gwinn, Ishpeming, Negaunee and Westwood were joined by Marquette’s ...

Salmon nets winner for Redmen

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — Freshman Max Dawson and senior Trevor Salmon scored for Marquette as the Redmen boys soccer team won at Northland Pines 2-1 on Saturday. The hosts opened the scoring on an unlucky bounce as Marquette’s clearing attempt bounced off the referee to NP’s Trevor Romatoski, ...

Gremlins hold off Gwinn 28-24 for first win

HOUGHTON — Houghton survived a second-half shootout to beat Gwinn 28-24 in a West PAC high school football matchup on Friday night. The Gremlins (1-4) and Modeltowners (0-5) combined for 32 points in the third quarter. The lead changed hands four times in the second half before a 55-yard ...

Redmen, Mustangs, Indians fall on Friday night

PETOSKEY — Petoskey kept its offense close to the ground while rainy weather seemed to stymie Marquette’s aerial attack as the Northmen won 19-14 in a high school football game played Friday night in Petoskey. The Redmen fell to 2-3 this season while Petoskey is now 1-4. “They were ...

Making the big hit

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — Not many high school quarterbacks could take a massive hit before halftime, then manage to play better in the second half. But Negaunee’s Jason Waterman accomplished that Friday night against Ishpeming. With the Miners holding a slim ...

Patriots rack up yards, points on Emeralds for 52-19 win

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer ISHPEMING — It was an explosive Homecoming for the Westwood football team. The Patriots had four players find the end zone while racking up 514 yards of total offense, topping Manistique 52-19 on Friday night. Of those yards, 332 came on the ...

Salmon notches another hat trick for soccer Redmen

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Senior captain Trevor Salmon recorded his second three-goal hat trick this month as the Marquette Senior High School boys soccer team held off a second-half charge to defeat Kingsford 4-2 on Thursday evening at the Kaufman Sports Complex in ...

Marquette Redettes blow through Great Northern Conference girls tennis meet

KINGSFORD — Marquette swept through the Great Northern Conference high school girls tennis meet like the strong wind did at times on Wednesday at the Kingsford High School tennis facility. The Redettes won the team titles by a wide margin of 10 points, scoring 24. “As a team, I thought ...

Negaunee Miners post pair of 8-0 girls tennis shutouts vs. Ishpeming, Gwinn

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee girls tennis team cruised to two wins Tuesday, sweeping Ishpeming and Gwinn both by perfect 8-0 scores. The Miners decided to move some players around in both meets and judging by the scores, they all performed well. In the Ishpeming meet, Negaunee didn’t drop ...

Freshmen lead Redmen to big win over Kingsford

MARQUETTE — Freshman Max Dawson keyed Marquette’s fast start as the Redmen blanked Iron Mountain 6-0 at home on Tuesday evening. Dawson scored both of the Redmen’s first-half goals and sophomore goalkeeper Harrison Anthos made it stand up by stopping all three shots on net he faced, ...

Redmen, Redettes runners win Munising Invitational

MUNISING — Gladstone sophomore Giovanni Mathews made Tuesday a special day as he captured his first varsity cross country title in the Munising Invitational. Mathews covered the 3.1-mile course at Pictured Rocks Golf & Country Club in 17 minutes, 25.15 seconds. He was followed by ...

Gwinn spikers sweep Westwood

ISHPEMING — The Gwinn volleyball team earned a nice win Tuesday night, sweeping Westwood 3-0 on the road. The Modeltowners took the match (25-15, 25-18, 25-16) with the help of some strong offensive play from Emily Curtice, Halle Beauchamp and Tianna Taylor. The threesome combined for 19 ...

Emeralds zip past Ishpeming, 3-0

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique High School volleyball team made quick work of Ishpeming on Tuesday night, crusing to a three set victory, 25-12, 25-8, 25-15. “I think we served really aggressively. We had 21 aces overall, which I think is pretty aggressive as far as serving goes,” ...