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Prep Sports

Boddy leaves boys basketball job at Manistique

MANISTIQUE — Manistique boys basketball coach Bill Boddy has decided to move on after one year in charge of the program. Boddy has accepted a teaching position at Kingsford, two miles from his hometown of Iron Mountain. He will also help coach the varsity football and basketball teams ...

Westwood Patriots, Negaunee Miners score softball sweeps

NATIONAL MINE — The conditions weren’t ideal for softball Wednesday afternoon, but the Westwood Patriots still managed to put several runs on the scoreboard in a doubleheader sweep of L’Anse. Westwood won the first game 12-2, then took the second game 10-5 in five innings. Patriots ...

Marquette Redmen boys win Marquette Invitational golf title

MARQUETTE — The Marquette boys golf team had to battle both the wind and a mist on Wednesday, but the Redmen still came out on top at the Marquette Invitational. MSHS dominated the field with a total of 318 strokes as Jordan Jurmu earned medalist honors after shooting 74. Marquette also ...

Westwood carts off boys title at West PAC track meet

HOUGHTON — The Houghton girls got scoring from many sources on a most cloudy and chilly Wednesday afternoon, earning the West PAC Conference track title with 133 points. They were followed by Negaunee with 107 and Westwood 97. “This was just a great team performance,” Houghton assistant ...

Rapid River boys, North Dickinson girls win Skyline Central track

HARRIS — The weight events helped tilt the scales in Rapid River’s favor here Tuesday as it captured the Skyline Central Conference boys’ track and field championship with 122 points. Rapid River was followed by defending champ Norway 119 and Stephenson 81 on this partly cloudy and ...

Houghton rolls up softball twinbill sweep of Ishpeming Hematites

LAKE LINDEN — The Houghton softball team swept a doubleheader from visiting Ishpeming, 5-2 and 12-4, at the Boneyard in Lake Linden on Tuesday. After Houghton built a 5-0 advantage in the opener, Ishpeming’s Willow LaChapelle got an RBI hit to bring Madison Pruett home for the ...

Marquette Redettes softball team splits with Bark River-Harris

MARQUETTE — The Marquette softball team had an afternoon of mixed results Tuesday in a doubleheader against visiting Bark River-Harris. The Redettes got a no-hitter from pitcher Amanda McIntire to help earn a 4-1 win over the Broncos in the first game played at Lions Field in Marquette ...

Hard-hitting Negaunee Miners softball team sweeps Houghton

HANCOCK — The visiting Negaunee Miners topped Houghton 8-1 and 14-2 in a high school softball doubleheader played at the Hancock Driving Park on Monday. The Gremlins had a more cohesive opening game, but errors in the bottom of the fifth inning caught up to the hosts. “Overall, ...

Hancock Bulldogs sweep L’Anse Purple Hornets in softball

L’ANSE— Hancock improved to 8-0 in the West PAC after sweeping the L’Anse Purple Hornets by scores of 7-6 and 10-4 in a high school softball doubleheader played Monday. In Game 1, Delaney Heinonen was the winning pitcher. She pitched a complete game, giving up seven hits, six walks, ...

Marquette boys win Great Northern Conference golf meet at Kingsford

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Marquette boys were joined by the Menominee girls in winning honors in a Great Northern Conference golf meet held Monday at Pine Grove Country Club. The Redmen were led by medalist Tyler Bergwall with 40 to post a team total of 171, beating out runner-up Escanaba by six ...