Prep Sports

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 ...

North Dickinson bounces Superior Central boys basketball team

EBEN — North Dickinson got the jump on Superior Central early Thursday night, handing the Cougars a 71-43 basketball loss. North Dickinson led 17-5 after the first quarter and 31-19 at halftime of the Skyline Central Conference match-up. “We had open looks early,” Cougars’ coach ...

Republic-Michgamme Hawks boys basketball team zips past Hannahville

HANNAHVILLE — Republic-Michigamme built leads of 21-3 and 44-8 after each of the first two quarters to rout Hannahville 77-14 in a boys basketball game played Thursday night. Dylan Heinonen scored 19 points to lead R-M (3-4), while A.J. Ball added 14 and Alex Dupont 11. John Meshigaud ...

Hematite boys win battle of Ishpemings

By RAY BRESSETTE Journal Sports Writer ISHPEMING — The Hematites won the battle of Ishpeming on their own court Friday night, defeating Westwood 53-39 to sweep the Patriots in their high school boys basketball season series. The victory came 48 hours after losing another rivalry game to ...

Marquette defense clamps down on Menominee

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Brad Nelson has preached defense all year to his Marquette Redmen boys basketball team. They’re taking his coaching to heart. MSHS limited Menominee to three points in both the second and third quarters as the Redmen ran off with a 58-33 Great ...