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Prep Sports

Negaunee wins, Gwinn falls in girls tennis matches

KINGSFORD — Negaunee needed three sets at several flights, but powered its way to a sweep of doubles in a 7-1 victory at Kingsford in a high school girls tennis meet held Monday. The Miners’ Shayla Williams and Maci Austin won 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 over Maggie Meneghini and Karlee Hulkkonen at ...

Manistique boys win own high school cross country meet

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique boys kept a championship trophy at home here Wednesday, earning top honors in their own invitational cross country meet. Manistique, placing four runners among the top eight, scored 30 points. The Emeralds were followed by Engadine 53 and Mid Peninsula ...

Taking down a rival

NEGAUNEE — The Marquette volleyball team earned a three-set win over Negaunee at Lakeview Memorial Gym on Tuesday night. The Redettes (11-2) topped the Miners (2-2) 25-19, 25-15, 25-14. MSHS head coach Ann Crandell-Williams said it was nice to earn a win over a rival, but still sees some ...

Munising spikers fall short in five-set loss with BR-H

HARRIS — Flip the script. That was the pregame message to the Bark River-Harris volleyball players from assistant coach Jason Lockwood before their match against Munising here Tuesday. Tired of losing to the Mustangs, the Broncos showed incredible fight and toughness to pull out a 3-2 ...

Marquette runners win Kingsford Invite

IRON MOUNTAIN — Will somebody please turn on the air conditioner? If it were possible to run cross country meets indoors, that request would have likely been granted here Tuesday. Since that’s not the case, runners had to be prepared to deal with the heat and humidity in the Kingsford ...

Redmen strikers top Escanaba, 6-0

MARQUETTE — The Marquette boys soccer team picked up a dominant victory Tuesday as the Redmen shut out Escanaba Bayside SC 6-0. Marquette’s defense was stifling as it held Escanaba to only two shots, both of which were saved by goalkeeper Harrison Anthos. Trevor Salmon got the Redmen on ...

Munising girls tennis team breezes past Ishpeming, 7-1

ISHPEMING — Munising swept singles and won three of four doubles flights to record a 7-1 high school girls tennis victory at Ishpeming on Monday afternoon. The match had been originally scheduled for today. Among the Mustangs’ winners were Logan Peters at No. 1 singles, where she defeated ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5

Newberry posts 1st 8-man football win on the field

NEWBERRY — The Newberry football team continued its solid start to the season Saturday afternoon. After picking up a forfeit win last week, the Indians got their first actual victory ever in eight-player football as they ran past Stephenson 32-6. Two Newberry players finished with more ...

Marquette Redettes reach volleyball tournament semifinals

BAY CITY — Marquette advanced to the semifinals before bowing out of the 16-team Mitten Bay Classic on Saturday. The Redettes went 5-1 in pool play, splitting with 2018 MHSAA Division 3 state champion Bronson and sweeping Saginaw Heritage and Hemlock in two-game matches. Finishing in ...

Marquette Redmen make it a 2-0 boys soccer weekend

TRAVERSE CITY — The Marquette boys soccer team made it a weekend sweep downstate after defeating winning Saturday. Senior captain Trevor Salmon registered a three-goal hat trick and freshman teammate Max Dawson scored twice in the Redmen’s 5-2 victory at Traverse City Central, which ...

Kings on the gridiron

NEGAUNEE — The last few times Calumet and Negaunee tangled on the field, they were tight, low-scoring games. Friday’s contest started out that way with the Copper Kings holding a slim lead at halftime, but then Calumet caught fire in the second half and emerged with a 30-6 victory. ...

Redmen fade in 2nd half in loss to TC Central

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School varsity football team fell to Traverse City Central 37-28 at William R. Hart Stadium on Friday night. It was a strong first half for the Redmen (0-2), who managed to gain the lead three times before ...

IM breaks game open in 3rd quarter to get past Westwood

By RON DEUTER Iron Mountain Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN — Three quick strikes in the third quarter allowed Iron Mountain to break open a one-score game and pull away from Westwood in a 44-22 West PAC Copper Division football game Friday evening at Mountaineer Stadium. The Mountaineers ...

Munising’s Peters leads Bay

ESCANABA — Sophomore Lauren Peters of Munising will be the leader of the Bay de Noc Community College women’s cross country team this fall. Led by third-year coach Jim Murtha, the Norse men and women open their seasons today at Concordia College in Mequon, Wisconsin, with their next event ...

Dawson knocks in game winner for Redmen soccer

By Journal Sports Staff PETOSKEY — The Marquette Senior High School boys soccer team evened its season record at 3-3 with a 4-3 victory at Petoskey on Friday afternoon. The Northmen tied the game twice before Redmen freshman Max Dawson knocked home the game-winner off an assist from ...

Redettes sweep Manistique

MARQUETTE — Manistique kept creeping closer each set, but Marquette still hung in for a three-set high school volleyball victory over the Emeralds on Thursday night. The Redettes won 25-16, 25-22, 27-25 to improve to 7-1-1. “Manistique has a strong program and ... we knew they had a ...