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Prep Sports

Miners runners-up at own baseball invite

NEGAUNEE — The host Miners finished as runners-up at their own Negaunee Baseball Invitational on Saturday. NHS opened with a 9-1 victory over L’Anse in the morning before falling 7-3 in the championship game to Calumet that afternoon. The other team in the tournament was Iron Mountain, ...

Marquette dominance

NEGAUNEE — Both Marquette and Negaunee continued to work on successful track and field seasons Saturday afternoon at the Negaunee Lions Invitational. Marquette swept both the girls and boys meets, with the girls totaling 97 points and the boys 121. Negaunee took second in each meet, ...

Wiggins leads Redettes to tough split in Escanaba

By Journal Sports Staff ESCANABA — Marquette pitcher Chelsea Wiggins got a workout in the pitching circle while watching an NCAA Division I-bound pitcher go toe to toe with her on Saturday. The Redettes split a pair of games at the Escanaba Invitational, defeating Rapid River 7-0 before ...

Pitching-led sweep

NEGAUNEE — Hailey Fezatt and Malorie Munson put in strong performances in the pitching circle to help Negaunee sweep Manistique in a doubleheader played Friday at the Miners’ LaCombe Field. Negaunee took the opening game 5-4 behind Fezatt’s two-hitter before Munson gave up six hits but ...

Continuing to shine

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee track and field teams have looked solid all season, and at Thursday’s 5-team meet, the Miners showed that a big title could be on the horizon. Negaunee swept both the boys and girls meets at its home quinquangular with the boys racking up 141.5 points and the girls ...

Late heroics help Westwood split doubleheader with Norway

ISHPEMING — The Westwood Patriots earned a 12-11 walk off win in dramatic fashion over Norway in the second game of their doubleheader to earn a split Thursday evening in Ishpeming. After a trouncing 20-8 loss to the Knights in game one where Norway scored 13 runs in the top of the seventh, ...

Westwood netters sweep Ishpeming

ISHPEMING — The Westwood tennis team pulled off a strong performance Thursday as the Patriots defeated Ishpeming 8-0. Patriots Brett Fredrickson (No. 1 singles), Jake Kerkela (No. 2) and Anthony Couveau (No. 3) each took their matches in two sets, while Matt Paavo outlasted Ishpeming’s ...

Redettes drop two games to Kingsford

MARQUETTE — The Marquette softball was dealt a pair of one-run losses Thursday afternoon as it fell to Kingsford 2-1 in the first game and 4-3 in the second. In the opener, the Redettes were led offensively by Hannah Bulinski, who went 2 for 4 with a run scored. Kaleigh Duncan also had two ...

Mattson, Ziegler named hall of fame scholars

By Escanaba Daily Press HARRIS — Two student-athletes from Marquette and Alger counties will be among five to be recognized Saturday night at the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame banquet to be held at the Island Resort & Casino in Harris. Four of the honorees, all who happen to be ...

Negaunee, Westwood post 7-1 boys tennis victories

MARQUETTE — The Negaunee boys tennis team remained undefeated Wednesday after the Miners took down Marquette 7-1. Negaunee’s Luke Skewis and Chas Kumpula both picked up two-set victories at No. 2 and No. 4 singles, respectively, while Thomas Sertich outlasted Redman Luke McCarthy in three ...

Marquette Redmen unable to support pitchers in baseball losses to Escanaba

MARQUETTE — Blake Henriksen and Garrett Finkbeiner each had quality starts on the mound for the Marquette Senior High School baseball team at home against Escanaba on Wednesday. But the Redmen bats didn’t awake from their slumber, combining for just two runs and seven hits over two games ...

Marquette track gets wins at tough Marinette Invitational

MARINETTE, Wisconsin — The Marquette Senior High School boys track team finished third at the Marinette, Wisconsin, Invitational, with 108 points. The MSHS girls were fifth with 92. Freedom, Wisconsin, won the meet with 200, while Bay Port, Wisconsin, was runner-up with 164. The only other ...

Negaunee sweeps WIN track meet

ISHPEMING — Negaunee emerged on top after the three schools making up the letters in “WIN” vied at the meet of that name in track and field on Tuesday at Ishpeming. The Miners won both the boys and girls titles. The boys finished with 85 1/6 points and the girls 82 1/2. Negaunee was ...

Marquette sweeps to Marquette Invitational golf titles

MARQUETTE — Led by medalists Ellie Hicks and Tyler Bergwall, Marquette swept to the girls and boys titles at its own triangular high school golf meet held at the Marquette Golf Club on Monday. Hicks carded 51 to lead the MSHS girls to a 238 total, 11 strokes better than Munising’s 249 as ...