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Marquette Redmen golfers Upper Peninsula runners-up

The Marquette boys were runners-up at the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 1 golf finals held at the Escanaba Country Club on May 29. From left are Joseph Luke, Tyler Bergwall, Jordan Jurmu, Karsten Kamps, Ethan Sellers and head coach Ben Smith. (Photo courtesy Cara Kamps)

Knights of Columbus names free throw winners in district contest

These are district winners among boys and girls ages 9-14 in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest held at Father Marquette Catholic Academy on Feb. 16. From left are Nathan Voss, Liliana Saunders, Logan Matt, Brayden Gleason, Parker Gleason, Kole Bancroft, Taylor Longtine, Eben Wagner, ...

Marquette United U-17 girls win again

The Marquette United Soccer Club Under-17 girls team won its second consecutive tournament championship at the Summer Shootout held in Appleton, Wis., June 22-23. These girls opened the first day with a 2-1 win over Marshfield, Wis., Inferno before shutting out Ashwaubenon, Wis., 2-0. On day 2, ...

McCabe’s posts pair of victories

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — McCabe’s Carpeting won a pair of softball games last week in the Marquette Men’s Fastpitch League. Kevin Sprowl and Chelsea Wiggins picked up pitching victories as McCabe’s dropped Northern Michigan University 14-2 and edged Fox Marquett ...

Larsen, Kulbieda cited for play in U10 Coed Division

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Henrik Larsen was named the defensive player of the game after he was cited for facing some of the hardest shots for the Navy Jets in their Under-10 Coed Division game for the week of July 4 in the Superiorland Soccer Association. The Jets’ scored ...

Black Diamond captures Minors crown

The Black Diamond Car Wash baseball team won the regular season and playoff titles in the area Little League Minors Division. Black Diamond edged the Negaunee Elks 5-4 in the championship game to wrap up the playoff title. The team includes, front row from left, Bryant Gleason, Ryan Perry, Evan ...

Kus beats out Hassell, Niskanen on tiebreaker

By Journal Sports Staff CHAMPION — Romy Kus won a three-way tie atop the first flight of the girls’ 200-yard division at a Marquette County Junior Golf Association event held at Wawonowin Country Club on Monday. Kus, runner-up Jenna Hassell and third-place Rachel Niskanen each shot 46 ...

Chapman earns first win

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Owen Chapman, 4, of Marquette picked up his first career win in the 5-and-under Novice class during a busy, 25-moto night at the Marquette BMX track on June 18. Here are results: 36-40 Cruiser — Mark Link, Jackson Rasmussen, Steve Basal 5-under ...

Marquette boys win, take 2nd at tourneys

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Marquette United under-18 boys soccer team won a championship and finished runner-up at a pair of tournaments played in Wisconsin this spring. Marquette won the FC Menasha Classic on May 18-19 and finished second at the Eau Claire Soccer Tournament ...

Champion, Stonehouse chalk up pair of wins

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Champion Glass and Stonehouse Window & Door each won twice last week in the Marquette Men’s Fastpitch Softball League. John Daugherty earned both pitching wins as Champion scored a 9-5 victory over 906 Bar/Anytime Fitness and 8-5 win over ...

Luke edges Sellers for U.P. Junior Golf Tour title

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Joseph Luke edged out fellow Marquette golfer Ethan Sellers after a two-hole playoff to win the boys’ 16-18-year-old division in the opening event of the Upper Peninsula Junior Golf Tour held at the Heritage course of the Marquette Golf Club on June ...

Frisk powers Pasquali’s to one-run victory

By Journal Sports Staff NEGAUNEE — Nikki Frisk went 3 for 3 with a pair of doubles to lead Pasquali’s to a narrow 9-8 victory over Signs Unlimited in Class B of the Iron Range Women’s Softball League on June 19. Teammate Tracy LaJoie also went 3 for 3 while Megan Blixt contributed a ...

Marquette Under-17 girls win at Eau Claire

The Marquette United Soccer Club girls under-17 team won the championship at the Eau Claire, Wis., United Invitational held June 8-9. On the opening day, Marquette defeated Traverse City United 7-0 and tied Eau Claire United 1-1. On Day 2, MUSC shut out Southern Minnesota NLS Nitro 6-0, and in ...

Soccer: Navy Jets’ Zahn noted for defense

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Ender Zahn was named defensive player of the game and also had his first goal of the season and two assists during a Navy Jets victory in the Under-10 Coed Division of the Superiorland Soccer Association on June 18. Teammates Brody Clement, Eli Manning, ...

Little League: Anderson leads Blue Sox to a victory

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Winning pitcher Brielle Anderson helped her cause by going 3 for 3 at the plate as the Blue Sox of Negaunee defeated Marquette Gray 17-1 in a Little League Minor League softball game played the week of June 16. Teammates Aly Robar and Emma Hoffenberger ...

Softball: Pruett leads Palomaki in squeaker over Willey’s

By Journal Sports Staff ISHPEMING — Madison Pruett went 4 for 4 and hit a home run to lead Palomaki Family Chiropractic to a 14-11 victory over Willey’s Tire Shop in Class C of the Iron Range Women’s Softball League on June 12. Teammate Jen Flynn and Willey’s Amy Williams each were ...

Bowling scores

River Rock Lanes Mon. Men & Women Seniors — Bruce Novotny 236-596, Nellie Elenbaas 193-557; Mike Laurin 247-677, Nellie Elenbaas 489 Fri. Men’s Senior All-Timers — Andy Pool 231, Stan Uitto 609; Jim Goloversic 231, Glenn Hintsala 591

Youth Golf: County juniors compete at Marquette meet

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Junior Golf Association held a 150-yard tournament at the Marquette Golf Club this week. Here are the top three finishers in each flight: BOYS — 1st flight, Nolan McCutcheon 26, Mavy Moore 27, Lake Skytta 27; 2nd flight, Jack ...