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Prep Sports

Gladstone advances in Class B boys basketball regionals

SAULT STE. MARIE — Gladstone enjoyed winning a Class B boys district basketball title last week. But a regional championship would be even sweeter this week for the Braves, who took the first step Monday night with a hard-fought 74-69 semifinal win against Grayling at Sault High ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 2-8

Munising Baptist girls basketball players honored by league

KINROSS — Two girls from Munising Baptist High School were recognized when the Northern Lights League named its girls basketball honors recently in a vote of league coaches. Senior Joslyn LaFlamme earned Second Team honors, while junior teammate Alissa Exelby was named to the honorable ...

Shedding their demons

GWINN — The Negaunee Miners avenged two straight years of district tournament defeats to Ishpeming Friday night as they defeated their neighboring rival 67-37 in a Class C district championship game. Negaunee’s Dre Tuominen led all scorers with 24 points, while Trent Bell added 15. ...

Newberry wins 1st boys basketball district title since 1998

NEWBERRY — The Newberry Indians ended a long district title drought on Wednesday night. The Indians won their first title of that kind since 1998 after defeating St. Ignace 67-55. Alex Johnson led Newberry with 18 points, while John Paramski had 17 in the Class C tournament. “They had ...