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Manistique Emeralds girls beat Munising in overtime, 54-53; R-M falls

MUNISING — Manistique outlasted Munising 54-53 in overtime after playing a close girls basketball game throughout on Tuesday night. Megan Matson led the Mustangs with 24 points, while Crystal Murdock had 12. Emilee McDaniel was Manistique’s offensive leader with 18 points and Brooke ...

Charge to wins: Westwood swimmers sweep Ishpeming-Negaunee

"It’s a good neighborhood rivalry." — Milton Braga, head coach, Westwood boys and girls swimming and diving -------------------- ISHPEMING — The Upper Peninsula Finals are less than a month away and right now, swimming and diving programs around the peninsula are trying their best ...

Negaunee boys basketball team coasts to big 70-31 victory at Hancock

HANCOCK — The Negaunee boys came to town on Monday and did what they do best — win basketball games. The Miners defeated Hancock handily in a 70-31 win. It was their ninth win in a so-far perfect season. Negaunee quickly jumped out to a 8-0 lead as it dominated inside, including ...

Superior Central, Munising boys basketball teams win

EBEN — The Superior Central boys survived major foul trouble at home Monday night as they hung on for a 47-43 basketball triumph over Republic-Michigamme. The Cougars led 25-15 at halftime and 28-27 after the third quarter of this nonconference contest. “We were real patient on ...

Rapid River defends well vs. Superior Central boys basketball in 53-34 win

RAPID RIVER — Rapid River got defensive in a 53-34 home win over Skyline Central Conference foe Superior Central Friday night in a boys basketball game. The Rockets (5-2, 4-2 SC) forced the Cougars into 25 turnovers and held them to 12-of-51 shooting from the field. Rapid River also won the ...

Carney-Nadeau’s size too tough for Munising girls

MUNISING — The Munising girls basketball team had a rough night Friday against Carney-Nadeau. The Mustangs struggled to handle the Wolves’ size and couldn’t generate much offense as they were dealt a 45-17 loss. Sandra Boulton led C-N with 16 points, while Tessa Wagner had 12. Megan ...

Marquette boys power past Menominee on the road

MENOMINEE — The Marquette boys basketball team definitely took care of business Friday night as the Redmen dominated Menominee 64-29. Ty Lotterman led Marquette with 22 points, while Kameron Karp had 12. Keagan Monroe was the Maroons’ offensive leader as he finished with 11. Marquette ...

McFarren, Whaley lead MSHS swimmers

MARQUETTE — Freshman Liam McFarren and senior Paige Whaley each had a hand in four victories as the Marquette swimming and diving teams swept Gladstone in a home meet on Wednesday afternoon. With the teams together winning 22 of 24 events, the Redmen won the boys meet 144-23 and Redettes ...

Patriots sweep their rival

ISHPEMING — Zachary Carlson may only be a sophomore at Westwood High School but he can certainly put a game on his back. He did just that on Friday night, notching 12 of the Patriots' 15 fourth quarter points to negate any chance at a comeback for crosstown rival Ishpeming in a 60-48 home ...

Marissa Delmont beats buzzer to lift Gwinn girls basketball team to victory

HARRIS — The last time the Gwinn girls basketball team tangled with Bark River-Harris, it was a double-overtime thriller that went the Modeltowners way. On Thursday night, Gwinn managed to pull off an even more exciting win as Marissa Delmont dropped in a layup with about two seconds left ...

Iron Mountain’s Wonders, Johnson too much for Gwinn boys

IRON MOUNTAIN -- Talent and athleticism, when one team has more of those two things than the other, the one without is usually at a disadvantage from the get go. Behind a combined 49 points for Foster Wonders and Marcus Johnson, the Iron Mountain Mountaineers cruised past the Gwinn Modeltowners ...

Marquette Redmen score early and often to whip Escanaba 7-1

WELLS — Efficiency was the name of the game for the Marquette hockey team in the first period as an avalanche of early goals proved too much for Escanba to overcome in the Redmen’s 7-1 victory on Thursday. Ansel Frost put Marquette (12-3) on the board just a dozen seconds into the ...

Munising boys basketball team falls to Forest Park Trojans 35-20

MUNISING — Thursday was a rough night for the Munising boys basketball team. The Mustangs struggled on both ends of the floor and were dealt a 35-20 loss by Forest Park. Josh Huotari led Munising with seven points, while the Trojans’ Tommy Showers led all scorers with nine. The second ...

Battle of the Fans semifinalists named

EAST LANSING — Nine schools’ student cheering sections have been selected for the semifinal round in the Battle of the Fans IX contest sponsored by the Michigan High School Athletic Association. All nine are Lower Peninsula schools — Traverse City West, Saginaw Heritage and Zeeland East ...

Balanced attack helps Westwood girls roll past Houghton

HOUGHTON — The U.P. Division 1-3 No. 2 Westwood Patriots girls proved to be a handful for the Houghton Gremlins on Friday in a 67-33 victory. The Patriots (8-1) had an impressive five girls in double figures. According to their coach Kurt Corcoran, this was their best game yet this ...