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The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Oct. 3-10

Bark River-Harris Broncos ease past Manistique Emeralds in football, 20-6

HARRIS — After an explosive and muddy first half, a waterlogged defensive duel decided the outcome as Bark River-Harris held down Manistique to win 20-6 on Friday in a West PAC Iron Division contest. The Broncos were first on the board with a breakout 60-yard rush from Clayton Eichhorn with ...

Westwood starts fast, cruises past L’Anse

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer ISHPEMING — Some might call it football weather, but conditions weren’t the most ideal around the Upper Peninsula on Friday night. With hail coming down at kickoff, along with piercing winds and blistering 40-degree temperatures, the winner of ...

Area well represented with All-West PAC cross country honors

NEGAUNEE — Fifteen boys and the same number of girls have been named All-West PAC in cross country, the league announced Thursday. Runners of the Year were also the winners of Thursday’s final West PAC meet held in Negaunee, the Miners’ Emily Paupore for the girls and Houghton’s Joe ...

Rapid River tames Superior Central in volleyball in 3 sets

RAPID RIVER — Rapid River tamed Superior Central for a three-set sweep in a Skyline Central Conference volleyball match on Thursday. The Rockets prevailed 25-21, 25-22, 25-17. In the first set, Superior Central led early before RR built momentum as Rapid River’s Myah Pearson aced it to ...

Marquette Redettes sweep Menominee on volleyball court

MARQUETTE — On the color wheel, it’s well-known that red shines much brighter than maroon. On Thursday night, the Marquette volleyball team definitely outshone Menominee as the Redettes swept the Maroons in three sets. Marquette came back to win the first set 25-16, dominated the second ...

Miners of all kinds honored tonight at Negaunee football game

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee High School will honor its long-time varsity football coach Dick Koski at its home game against a team that shares its nickname, the Gogebic Miners, at 7 p.m. today. “What makes this game even more unique is the history behind the nickname,” a post on the NHS website ...

Marquette sweeps Great Northern Conference cross country titles

IRON MOUNTAIN — Marquette overwhelms even the largest schools in the Upper Peninsula with its numbers at cross country meets this season. MSHS placed all seven of its runners in the top 10 to score 27 points and earn its seventh straight boys title at the Great Northern Conference meet ...

1982 Negaunee cross country record still stands

In Monday’s Sports on Page 2B with a stand-alone photo of Negaunee cross country runner Emily Paupore, her time at the downstate Portage Invitational of 18:31.1 was reported as a school-record time. Since then, it’s been discovered that the Miners’ Beth Collins ran a 3.1-mile course in ...

Marquette, Olivier earn top Division 1 tennis awards

MARQUETTE — With the exception of the major awards, Marquette and Negaunee were nearly even in honors handed out this week for Upper Peninsula Division 1 girls tennis. But the big awards all went the Redettes’ way, just as the U.P. Finals did a week ago when MSHS ended the Miners’ ...

Manistique spikers sweep Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — The Manistique Emeralds earned at least a share of the Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball title here Tuesday night in a 3-0 (25-17, 25-10, 25-11) volleyball triumph over the Negaunee Miners. Emilee McDaniel hit five service aces to go with 12 kills and three blocks for the ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2