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Prep Sports

Marquette Senior High School figure skaters advance to state championships

The Marquette Senior High School figure skating B team won its district tournament, narrowly defeating Houghton. The MSHS C team was runner-up, barely losing to Houghton. The Marquette B team was first in jumps and moves and second in spins, while the C team was second in jumps and third in ...

Mattsons earn top awards for Skyline Central girls basketball

MUNISING — The undefeated Munising Mustangs carted off several special awards and a number of all-league selections, while Superior Central picked up a first-team selection in Skyline Central Conference girls basketball awards announced this week. Senior Frankie Mattson was the big winner, ...

Superior Central boys basketball team still searching for momentum

GARDEN CORNERS — Building a little momentum can go a long ways in helping a struggling team as it enters the postseason. Big Bay de Noc did just that Tuesday night by defeating Superior Central 64-54 in its regular season boys basketball finale. Both teams play Monday at the Cougars’ gym, ...

Marquette boys basketball team races to win at Gwinn

GWINN — Marquette’s offense caught fire early as the Redmen ran off with an 87-51 victory at Gwinn in a high school boys basketball game played Tuesday. “The toughest thing with Marquette is that they run 11 or 12 guys out against you without any real falloff,” Modeltowners first-year ...

Marquette boys’ skier photo was actually Brad Seaborg

In Tuesday’s Journal Sports on Page 1B in the story on the Marquette Senior High School boys ski team winning its fifth consecutive state championship, the skier pictured was actually Marquette’s Brad Seaborg.

Marquette Senior High School girls make it 2 in a row at state ski finals

HARBOR SPRINGS — Two down. How many more to go? Marquette went back-to-back with MHSAA Division 1 state girls skiing titles Monday at Nubs Nob in Harbor Springs, and the Redettes’ young roster could add to that total in the near future. “We won’t be losing anybody, so I really ...

Win turns Marquette into Class A girls basketball district tournament host

GAYLORD — The northernmost Class A girls basketball district tournament in the state now runs through Marquette. The Redettes earned their shot at hosting the rest of the tourney after defeating district host Gaylord 52-31 in the northern Lower Peninsula community on Monday night. Because ...

Maija Sebbas leads Hancock girls basketball team past L’Anse Purple Hornets

HANCOCK — Maija Sebbas wasn’t about to let her team lose in an opening-round Class C district tournament game on Monday night. The Hancock High senior standout poured in a career-high 31 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 54-43 win over L’Anse. “No, that would have been a bad way to ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Feb. 17-22