Prep Sports

Little movement in UPSSA voting

MARQUETTE — There wasn’t much movement among area teams in the second week of voting for the top high school basketball teams in the Upper Peninsula. Released today, the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association polls have the same four teams leading as last week, plus one — ...

Hanninen’s 6 treys not enough for Republic-Michigamme

REPUBLIC — Dylan Hanninen sank six 3-pointers and scored a game-high 29 points but it wasn’t quite enough as Republic-Michigamme fell to Dollar Bay 70-64 in a Copper Mountain Conference boys basketball game on Monday night. In this closely contested contest, the Hawks jumped out to an ...

Ishpeming’s big run spurs victory over L’Anse

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming turned a competitive game into a rout after going on a 20-0 run in the third quarter of their 85-53 girls victory on Monday night. The Hematites led just 38-26 at halftime, but IHS coach Ryan Reichel felt his team’s superior depth turned the tide. “We kept ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Jan. 7-12

More top wrestlers named at Ray Mariucci Wrestling Tournament

KINGSFORD — Additional information became available from Saturday’s Ray Mariucci Wrestling Tournament in Kingsford. In addition to Marquette and Westwood tying for second place with 114 points apiece, Munising finished fifth in the 11-team field with 66 points, Negaunee was eighth with ...

MSHS ski teams earn victories

NORWAY — The Marquette boys and girls Alpine ski teams picked up victories at a competition at Norway Mountain. The Redmen finished first in the giant slalom with 15 points, 10 in front of second place Ironwood and also won the slalom with 15 points. Marquette swept the first three ...

C-N to host hoops tournament

CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau Invitational Basketball Tournament will be held Jan. 28-29 at Carney-Nadeau High School with proceeds going to the Wolves’ basketball programs. Organizers plan on two classes at the event’s start, then dividing into a total of four after first-round games. ...

Splashing and Dashing

MARQUETTE — The 17th annual Splash and Dash meet gathered teams from across the U.P. to the Marquette Senior High pool Saturday afternoon to showcase their talents to hundreds of swimmers and fans. For Marquette head coach Nathan McFarren and other teams hoping for a run at the U.P. Finals, ...

U.P. All-Star rosters in place

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — More than a quarter of the players in the Upper Peinsula Football All-Star Game will be coming from area high schools. Rosters were announced earlier this week for this summer’s event, annually held at the Superior Dome in Marquette and this year ...

U.P. grapplers do battle in Mariucci Invitational

By Journal Sports Staff KINGSFORD — Wrestling teams from all over the Upper Peninsula participated in the Ray Mariucci Invitational Saturday afternoon. Gladstone won the meet in convincing fashion, picking up 221 points, while Westwood and Marquette tied for second with 114. Central ...

Redmen icers get two victories downstate at North-South Showdown

By Journal Sports Staff TRAVERSE CITY — The Marquette Senior High School hockey team picked up two big wins this weekend at the North-South Showdown. The Redmen took down Big Rapids 5-1 Saturday and Grandville 5-1 Friday. Hunter Doucette had a stellar game for Marquette in Saturday’s ...

Splashing and Dashing

MARQUETTE — The 17th annual Splash and Dash meet gathered teams from across the U.P. to the Marquette Senior High pool Saturday afternoon to showcase their talents to hundreds of swimmers and fans. For Marquette head coach Nathan McFarren and other teams hoping for a run at the U.P. Finals, ...

U.P. All-Star rosters in place

MARQUETTE — More than a quarter of the players in the Upper Peinsula Football All-Star Game will be coming from area high schools. Rosters were announced earlier this week for this summer’s event, annually held at the Superior Dome in Marquette and this year celebrating its 10th ...

U.P. grapplers do battle in Mariucci Invitational

KINGSFORD — Wrestling teams from all over the Upper Peninsula participated in the Ray Mariucci Invitational Saturday afternoon. Gladstone won the meet in convincing fashion, picking up 221 points, while Westwood and Marquette tied for second with 114. Central U.P. teams notched three ...

Redmen icers get two victories downstate at North-South Showdown

TRAVERSE CITY — The Marquette Senior High School hockey team picked up two big wins this weekend at the North-South Showdown. The Redmen took down Big Rapids 5-1 Saturday and Grandville 5-1 Friday. Hunter Doucette had a stellar game for Marquette in Saturday’s game as he notched a hat ...

Marissa Maino leads Ishpeming Hematites to girls basketball win

By ADAM NIEMI Iron Mountain Daily News IRON MOUNTAIN — Marissa Maino led Ishpeming with 23 points en route to a 78-46 win over Iron Mountain on Thursday. The Hematites’ Mid-Peninsula Conference win was bolstered by a 27-point second quarter. Ishpeming (7-1) knocked down four ...

Republic-Michigamme Hawks girls basketball team gets long-awaited win

HANNAHVILLE — It’s been a long time coming for the Republic-Michigamme High School girls basketball team, but on Thursday night, the Hawks finally got a win. The Hawks started rolling in the second quarter and didn’t look back en route to a 47-23 win over Hannahville. Taylor Kaminen ...

Negaunee High School gymnasts show off star power in victory over Marquette

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High School gymnastics team returned to the win column Thursday night at home, defeating an injury-depleted Marquette squad 123.55-91.7 in Negaunee. Miners head coach Eyre Becker said she was proud of her team’s rebound from a loss last Friday to the Superior ...

Houghton Gremlins outscore Negaunee hockey team, 6-1

HOUGHTON — After scoring just one goal through the first 34 minutes, the Houghton hockey team’s offense exploded for five in the third period to take a 6-1 victory over Negaunee on Thursday. Houghton outshot the Miners 11-7 in the first period, but NHS goalie Preston Maki kept the game ...