×

Prep Sports

Redmen lose for 1st time in a decade to Escanaba

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eskymos boys basketball team did something for the first time in a decade at home on Tuesday night — defeat Great Northern Conference rival Marquette. Behind a career night from junior point guard Brandon Frazer, the Upper Peninsula’s No. 4-ranked Eskymos did all ...

Westwood boys basketball team falls at West Iron County

STAMBAUGH — West Iron County won its boys basketball home opener with a 50-42 victory over Westwood on Monday night. The game was a makeup from one that was postponed due to weather on Dec. 9. The Wykons never trailed and were led in scoring by Nathan Thomson with 16 points. Peyton ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Dec. 27-Jan. 3

Marquette swims to pair of wins

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School swimming and diving teams combined to win all but one event in a home sweep of Rudyard on Friday. The Redettes won the girls meet 135-20 and the Redmen 140-23. “Rudyard had very small numbers and were left at a big disadvantage, but Rudyard ...

Delmont leads Gwinn girls past Manistique

MANISTIQUE — Senior Marissa Delmont scored 25 points in just the first three quarters to lead Gwinn to a 55-38 victory at Manistique in a high school girls basketball game played Friday night. Delmont, who didn’t play in the fourth quarter, made five 3-pointers and five 2-pointers. “She ...

Iron Mountain boys top Ishpeming on road

ISHPEMING — Jacob Kugler led the Ishpeming boys basketball team with a 16-point night, but it wasn’t enough as the Hematites fell to Iron Mountain 67-45 at home on Friday. IHS is now 1-3 on the season, while Iron Mountain rolled to 4-0 behind a 29-point performance from Marcus Johnson. ...

Ending their long drought

Marquette's Kameron Karp, top, goes up for a reverse layup in overtime as Negaunee's Drew DuShane, left, defends during their game played at Lakeview Memorial Gym in Negaunee on Friday. The Miners' Jason Waterman is at right. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)NEGAUNEE — If you weren’t at ...

Megan Crow leads Gladstone past Ishpeming girls basketball team, 42-35

GLADSTONE — After missing most of the first half in foul trouble and with an upset stomach, Megan Crow came to life when the Gladstone Braves needed her most. Crow scored 10 of her 17 points in the third quarter, leading the Braves to a 42-35 girls basketball victory over Ishpeming on ...

Austin Killips, Josh Huotari pace Munising boys basketball team to victory

PICKFORD — Austin Killips and Josh Huotari reached double figures in scoring to lead Munising to a 57-47 high school boys basketball victory at Pickford on Saturday. Killips scored 14 points, including three 3-pointers, while Huotari added 12 points as he went 6 of 8 at the free-throw ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Dec. 17-26

Marquette Redmen hockey team peppers Sault Ste. Marie in 9-1 victory Sunday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School hockey team employed its goal-a-minute offense long enough to score a mercy rule-shortened 9-1 victory over Sault Ste. Marie at the Holiday Showcase on Sunday afternoon. The Redmen (9-2) scored four goals in a span of 2 minutes, 44 seconds in the ...

Megan Matson leads Munising girls basketball team past Stephenson, 48-38

MUNISING — Senior Megan Matson recorded game highs of 17 points and eight rebounds to lead Munising past Stephenson 48-38 in a high school girls basketball game played Friday evening. The Mustangs, who improved to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in the Skyline Central Conference, built an early lead ...