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Prep Sports

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,” ...

Marquette Redettes girls tennis team sweeps top flights for win at Kingsford

MARQUETTE — Marquette swept the top three flights in both singles and doubles to record a 6-2 high school girls tennis victory over visiting Kingsford on Monday afternoon. The Redettes dropped 10 games combined in Nos. 1, 2 and 3 singles and the same number in Nos. 1, 2 and 3 ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Sept. 13-19

Westwood sweeps, Modeltowners fall in girls tennis matches

IRON MOUNTAIN — Westwood swept Iron Mountain 8-0 in a high school girls tennis meet held Thursday. The best contested match came at No. 4 doubles, where the Patriots’ Hannah Mattila and Mallory Leece beat IM’s Elle Lofholm and Courtney Portello 6-2, 7-5. Westwood dropped just 11 games ...

Emphatic statement

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer ISHPEMING — Call it a statement win. That’s what the Westwood football team made it look like on Friday night. The Patriots marched their defense into the Ishpeming Playgrounds, shutting out the Hematites 38-0 in this ...

Redmen game suspended

Escanaba’s Josh Bruntjens, left, stiff arms Marquette’s Desmond Mullen during the first half of their Great Northern Conference game at Escanaba on Friday night. The game was suspended at halftime due to a power failure with the Redmen leading 10-7. It will resume at 11 a.m. today back ...

MSHS volleyball sweeps Flivvers

MARQUETTE — Seiler Hruska made 12 kills and Maria Millado 10 as Marquette Senior High School swept visiting Kingsford 25-15, 25-19, 25-21 in a Great Northern Conference volleyball match held Thursday. Hruska also had two service aces, five digs and two blocks, while Millado contributed 11 ...

PATs provide Negaunee with margin of victory over Emeralds

By Journal Sports Staff MANISTIQUE — Points after touchdowns made the difference as Negaunee survived a 24-22 scare by Manistique in a high school football game played Friday night. Nash Hillier scored two points after all three of the Miners’ touchdowns, while the Emeralds were just as ...

Homecoming of sorts for Redmen when they visit Escanaba

ESCANABA — Familiar faces in new places. That will be the story at 7 p.m. today when Escanaba welcomes Marquette for its Great Northern Conference opener and annual homecoming football game. Eric Mason, a native of Escanaba and a former captain on the Escanaba football team, is in his first ...

Cross Country Roundup: All 3 WIN schools claim cross country titles

By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — While Ishpeming was dominating the boys meet, Westwood and Negaunee split titles among the girls at the WIN high school cross country meet held Thursday afternoon at the Negaunee Township Trails. The Hematites easily defended their boys title with 17 ...

Miners breeze past Mustangs

By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School girls tennis team improved its dual match record to 8-1 with an 8-0 blanking of Munising at the Miners’ courts on Thursday. Negaunee lost just five games in the eight flights, highlighted by a quartet of 6-0, 6-0 matches — at ...

Negaunee volleyball falls in 5 sets

NEGAUNEE — Houghton pulled off a big comeback to defeat Negaunee in five sets in a high school volleyball match played at Lakeview Memorial Gym in Negaunee on Thursday evening. The Gremlins dropped the first two sets before recovering, 19-25, 23-25, 26-24, 25-16, 15-13. Chloe Norman made ...

Negaunee, Marquette breeze to home girls tennis victories

NEGAUNEE — The high-flying Negaunee High School girls tennis team split the two matches that went three sets and won the only tiebreaker it was involved in to post a 7-1 victory over visiting Menominee on Wednesday afternoon. Despite a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 win posted by the Maroons’ Jenna Nolde ...