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Prep Sports

Marquette, Westwood wrestle well at Gladstone quad meet

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone wrestlers may be low on numbers this year, but that didn’t stop them from posting three victories in their quadrangular meet here Saturday. Gladstone defeated Westwood 54-18, Kingsford 48-24 and Marquette 42-36 to improve to 4-2 this season. “It was a good ...

New coach, new season for Ishpeming High School boys basketball team

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 two weeks ago. -------------------------- ISHPEMING — Some ...

Gwinn, Manistique, Munising post high school boys basketball wins

GWINN — Gwinn gave up a lead it had for the most of the first half before turning on the afterburners in the third quarter to take a 63-41 high school boys basketball victory over Calumet on Friday night. The Modeltowners led 16-11 after one quarter and looked to expand that by ...

Marquette boys, girls skiers dominate All-Upper Peninsula selections

MARQUETTE — Ten Marquette Senior High School skiers were named All-Upper Peninsula by a vote of U.P. ski coaches on Thursday. That included five skiers who were named to the First Team. Just 20 skiers in all were honored, meaning half of them Redmen and Redettes. Downhill skiing was ...

Zach Carlson leads Westwood Patriots boys basketball team past Calumet, 62-46

CALUMET — A big game from Zach Carlson and double-digit scoring nights from three teammates helped push the Westwood boys basketball team to a 62-46 win over Calumet Thursday. Carlson led all scorers with 23 points, while teammate Garrett Sundberg had 14 and both Tyler Annala and Zach ...

Republic-Michigamme Hawks girls basketball team hopes to improve

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. ---------------------- REPUBLIC — The ...

Negaunee Miners hockey team blanked by Jeffers, 2-0

Negaunee defensemen Luke Syrjala, center, is sandwiched between Jeffers' Kyle Heltunen and Caden Hillstrom as he skates toward the net in the first period of a high school hockey game played at the Negaunee Ice Arena on Tuesday. The visiting Jets broke a scoreless tie when Keegan Rajala snagged ...

Marquette boys, girls float away with swim wins over Rudyard

MARQUETTE — Five swimmers each won four events as Marquette Senior High School swept Rudyard at a dual high school swimming and diving meet held at the MSHS pool on Tuesday afternoon. The Redmen and Redettes won 23 of the 24 events as the girls won their meet 136-27 and boys were victorious ...

Alyssa Hill leads Negaunee girls basketball eam to big win over Gwinn

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee girls basketball team got hot early and didn’t look back as it took down Gwinn Tuesday 57-27. Alyssa Hill led the Miners with 18 points, while Tianna Taylor had 14 for the Modeltowners. Negaunee was up 15-2 going into the second quarter and held a 32-14 lead at ...