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  • Anderson is U.P.'s best
    MENOMINEE — While the Menominee girls basketball season did not end the way anyone would have guessed if you asked them at the beginning of the year, the Maroons cleaned up at the All-U.P. awards led by none other than their star player — junior Emma Anderson.
  • These Maroons set the standard
    MENOMINEE — A state record for kickoff return touchdowns. Two running backs that eclipsed 1,000-yards on the ground. A season average of 39.5 points per game. A regular season conference win to snap a nine-year, 45-game home win streak. Oh yeah, and the first state championship in school history to top it all off.
  • EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan High School Athletic Association has canceled the remainder of the 2019-20 Winter and Spring sports seasons, in compliance with the Thur...

  • Special awards

    Mr. U.P. Basketball: Foster Wonders, Iron Mountain, Jr.

    Division 1-3 Player of the Year: Foster Wonders, Iron Mountain, Jr.

    Division 4 Player...

  • Polfus named U.P. Division 4 Coach of the Year

    CARNEY — Well, that’s one way to return to the sideline.

    After previously not coaching the varsity squad since 2008, Paul Polfus stepped back into that role f...

  • Two Maroons get All-U.P. awards

    MENOMINEE — Before the Menominee boys basketball season was cut short due to the MHSAA postponing the remainder of the year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, two players led t...

  • Ruleau scorched the nets for Maroons
    MENOMINEE — In the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, it took a very special kind of high school athlete to be moved up to the varsity squad as a freshman or sophomore no matter what sport you were trying out for.
  • Lund, Wickman get Packerland honors
    PESHTIGO — The Peshtigo and Oconto girls basketball teams each placed a pair o players on the Packerland All-Conference team. Sydney Lund and Grace Wickman represented the Bulldogs while Jenna Hornblad and Aubree Bucheger represented the Blue Devils.
  • MENOMINEE — The Menominee High School Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony has been rescheduled from May 2 to Aug. 22 and will still be held at Riverside Golf Club.

     

  • Tackmier earns Packerland first team
    PESHTIGO — Cade Tackmier, Breyden Demmith and Landon Lemke of the Peshtigo boys basketball team have been named to the Packerland All-Conference team. Meanwhile Oconto placed three players on the team as well with Josh Woller, Caleb Moe and Will Sherman.
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  • NORWAY, Mich. — Despite the recent COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent pandemic that it has caused Dickinson County Racing Association (DCRA) officials remain hopeful that the first green flag will still fly as planned at the season opening race Friday, May 22 at Norway Speedway located at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds in Norway, Michigan.
  • Gruszynski named player of the year

    CRIVITZ — Another season, another Player-of-the-Year honor for Crivitz senior Chloe Gruszynski.

  • Mayhew simply won for Maroons

    Editor’s note: The Menominee High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct 8 new members at a ceremony on May 2 at Riverside Golf Club. Each Tuesday, the ...

  • TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Before all of the cancellations and closings due to the widespread COVID-19 disease, Marinette junior Ty Kretz competed in the Tampa Bay Junior Open held at Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club March 7-8 where he tied for 11th-place with four other golfers at 15-over-par.

  • Packers using free agency wisely

    GREEN BAY — So far, Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst hasn’t done anything dumb.

    He hasn’t made Austin Hooper the highest-paid tight end...

  • Anderson named player of the year
    ESCANABA, Mich. — Entering this basketball season, every girls basketball coach in the Great Northern Conference knew that Menominee junior Emma Anderson was going to be a problem.
  • Polazzo earns NEC honorable mention
    MARINETTE — Asaia Polazzo stepped up all year long for a Marinette boys basketball team that needed his steady hand during a challenging season, and his splendid play was rewarded with an All-North Eastern Conference honorable mention.
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  • Kitzinger earns first team all-NEC honors after huge year

    MARINETTE — Katelyn Kitzinger did it all for the Marinette girls basketball team, and her monster senior season was capped off with first team All-North Eastern Conference...

  • HERMANSVILLE — The 82nd Annual Gold Medal Classic Independent Basketball Tournament has announced a postponement, due to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s directive in re...

  • Pearson was the prototype Maroon

    Editor’s note: The Menominee High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct 8 new members at a ceremony on May 2 at Riverside Golf Club. Each Tuesday, the ...

  • MARQUETTE — The M&M Stingrays swim team competed at the Spring Luau Last Chance meet this past weekend and had two swimmers record YMCA state cut times.

    Ethan H...

  • ELCHO, Wis. — The Wausaukee boys basketball team appeared poised to punch its ticket to the WIAA Division 5 sectional finals until two clutch 3-pointers in the final seconds by Mike Stamper lifted Wabeno/Laona to a 68-67 victory over the Rangers on Thursday.

  • EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan High School Athletic Association has suspended all postseason events, effective immediately, due to concerns over COVID-19.

  • Maroons stay hot against Braves in semis
    MENOMINEE — After struggling from the field in Menominee’s 69-53 victory over Houghton on Monday night, Maroons’ Aidan Bellisle came alive in the Division 2 District 33 semifinals against Gladstone, scoring a season-high 28 points and leading Menominee to a 74-64 win to end the Braves’ season. With the win, Menominee advances to its first district championship game since 2017.
  • Free throws lift Carney-Nadeau over Stephenson
    CARNEY — Clutch free throws by Brett LaFord and Brayden Kakuk helped the Carney-Nadeau boys basketball team fend off a late comeback attempt by Stephenson to secure a 56-50 victory over the Eagles in the two team’s MHSAA Divison 4 District 99 semifinal matchup on Wednesday.
  • Maroons move on with tough second half
    MENOMINEE — A strong defensive effort in the second half by the entire Menominee boys basketball team made life difficult for Houghton in Monday’s Division 2 District 33 opener and the Maroons were eventually able to pull away in the second half for a 69-53 victory and Menominee’s first postseason win since 2017.
  • MENOMINEE — Winning one U.P. title in a high school career is an impressive achievement, but Mary Perket Harlow raised the bar by becoming a U.P. champion in back-to-back years in not one, but two sports in 1974 and 1975 to cap off a dominant three-year run.
  • CARNEY - It was exactly the way Carney-Nadeau boys coach Paul Polfus would’ve liked to start the Division 4 district tournament as the U.P.’s fourth-ranked Wolves took control in the first quarter and maintained a double-digit lead from the second quarter through the rest of the game to earn a 59-37 home victory over Forest Park Monday.
  • ATHENS, Ga. — Menominee native Kameron Burmeister had a solid showing at the U.S. Olympic Trials Team Trials in the marathon event earlier this month.

     

  • Monroe, Bellisle lead Maroon GNC awards

    MENOMINEE — All season long, the Menominee boys basketball team has relied on the 1-2 punch from senior forward Keagan Monroe and sophomore point guard Aidan Bellisle, and...

  • State champs again

    MADISON, Wis. — There is no “I” in the word team, but after Saturday’s WIAA Division 3 state championship wrestling match between Coleman and Fennimore a...

  • Wausaukee boys claim WIAA regional title over Gibraltar

    WAUSAUKEE — A big first half propelled the Wausaukee boys basketball team to the WIAA Division 5 regional championship with a 79-70 triumph over the No. 4 seeded Gibr...

  • WESTON, Wis. — The Peshtigo girls bowling team entered the WHSBA state finals for the second consecutive year with aspirations of improving on last year’s seventh-pl...

  • WESTON, Wis. — Peshtigo sophomore Tyler Lund finished represented the Bulldog’s boys bowling team in singles competition at the WHSBC state finals on Friday, finishi...

  • MARINETTE — The Marinette High School powerlifting club is sending five lifters to the WHSPA state finals this weekend at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center in Appleton.

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  • BROWN DEER, Wis. — Three members of the M&M Stingrays competed at the USA 12-Under WI SCY State Championship this past weekend.

    Bennett Baffer (12), Sadie Betzi...

  • Carney-Nadeau girls claim district title

    CARNEY — Girls basketball was still played in the fall the last time the Carney-Nadeau Wolves were crowned district champions.

    That all changed here Friday night as...

  • WAUSAUKEE — A big first half propelled the No. 1 seeded Wausaukee boys basketball team to a 66-39 victory over No. 8 Goodman/Pembine in the WIAA division five regionals on...

  • Bright-spot Fabbri lifts Red Wings over Blackhawks

    DETROIT — Tyler Bertuzzi and Robby Fabbri scored to give the Detroit Red Wings a two-goal lead and they held on to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Friday night.

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  • Maroons win season finale over Eagles
    MENOMINEE — Stephenson was able to hang around with the Menominee boys basketball team for one quarter on Thursday night but the Maroons’ length and athleticism started to overwhelm the Eagles and Menominee pulled away for a 63-43 victory in the season finale on Senior Night.
  • Bulldog bowlers ready for state

    PESHTIGO — For the second consecutive season, the Peshtigo girls bowling team will competing in the High School State Bowling Championship this weekend in Wausau.

    P...

  • Tuesday Afternoon League

    Dome Lanes

    Team Standings: Thrivent Financial 37-26, Railhouse Brewers 33-30, NEW UP Dental 29-34, High Rollers 28-35, Marinette Moose Lod...

  • MARINETTE — The M&M Thunder 10U girls team took a pair of wins over the Antigo 10U boys at the Community REC Center on Sunday.

    Whitney Haile tallied eight goals...

  • Wagner lifts Wolves over Eagles

    CARNEY — A dominant performance from Tessa Wagner and four free throws in the final 30 seconds of the game from Taylor Kedsch allowed the Carney-Nadeau girls basketball te...

  • Wagner lifts Wolves over Eagles

    CARNEY — A dominant performance from Tessa Wagner and four free throws in the final 30 seconds of the game from Taylor Kedsch allowed the Carney-Nadeau girls basketball te...

  • MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nate Reuvers scored 11 points as No. 24 Wisconsin struggled through a poor offensive performance in a 63-48 win over Northwestern on Wednesday night.<...

  • SURING — The St. Thomas Aquinas Academy boys basketball team’s season ended in its WIAA Division 5 regional opener on Tuesday as the Cavaliers fell to Suring 61-38.<...

  • Monster first half propels Bulldogs

    PESHTIGO — After Amherst scored the first basket of the game the Peshtigo boys basketball team scored 32-straight points to take control and the Bulldogs coasted to a 54-35 rout of the Falcons in Tuesday’s WIAA Division Division 3 regional opener.

  • Marines season ends in regionals

    LUXEMBURG, Wis. — The Marinette boys basketball team has had difficulties against Luxemburg-Casco, a trend that continued the Marines 84-51 loss to the Spartans in the WIAA Division 2 regionals on Thursday.

  • Wolves survive Jets, advance to district semis

    CARNEY — Survive and advance — that’s about all you can do in March.

    en ...

  • Wesoloski was a 2-sport standout
    MENOMINEE — Playing in the Little League World Series is a dream for every young baseball player growing up, and the next inductee in to the Menominee High School Athletic Hall of Fame and his team came within one game of heading to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, thanks in major part to his efforts on the mound.
  • Maroons' dream season ends in district opener
    MENOMINEE — The Menominee girls basketball team held a 12-point lead over the Gladstone Braves with 5:19 remaining in the game and it looked as if the Maroons were ready to move on to the semifinals in the MHSAA Division 2 district tournament.
  • The undefeated Menominee girls basketball team (20-0) remains on top of the Division 1-3 Upper Peninsula Sportswriters & Sportscasters Association poll after the ninth and final week of voting.
  • Casper returns home a state champ

    MADISON, Wis. — When Coleman sophomore Karson Casper went up to embrace his coach after winning a hard-fought WIAA Division 3 state championship, the hug meant a little bit more to both of them than it would to most..

  • Crivitz falls short in WIAA regional final
    BONDUEL, Wis. — A tightly-contested first half gave way to a nightmarish second for the No. 4 seeded Crivitz girls basketball team in a 71-52 loss to No. 1 Bonduel in the WIAA Division 4 regional final on Saturday.
  • MARINETTE — A pair of late goals lifted Dodgeville to a 5-4 win over the M&M Thunder hockey team on senior night at the Community REC Center on Friday.

    The...

  • Crivitz moves on to finals with win over Shiocton

    CRIVITZ — The Crivitz girls basketball team pulled away in the second half to earn a 65-51 win over Shiocton in the WIAA Division 4 regional semifinals on Friday.

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  • MADISON, Wis. — Two Coleman wrestlers will take the mats at the Kohl Center tonight with a chance to be crowned WIAA Division 3 state champions.

     

  • Rangers overcome Rebels in WIAA regionals
    WAUSAUKEE — Two talented teams, a back-and-forth first half, a furious second-half comeback and a nail-biting finishing all added up to a postseason hoops classic, as the No. 4 seeded Wausaukee girls basketball team erased a seven-point halftime deficit and fended off a late charge from  No. 5 Wabeno/Laona to pick up a 57-51 in the WIAA Division 5 regional semifinal on Friday.
  • Undefeated and it feels so good

    MENOMINEE — The last time the Menominee girls basketball team tasted an undefeated regular season, none of the girls on the current team were even born yet.

     

  • MARINETTE — The Marinette girls basketball team will be hosting a youth clinic on Saturday at Marinette High School.

    The clinic is open to all girls in kindergarten...

  • FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The M&M Stingrays swim team competed at the Wisconsin Regional 2 championship meet over the weekend and four swimmers recorded state cut times

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  • DETROIT — Defenseman Matt Dumba had two goals and an assist and the Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 7-1 on Thursday night.

    Kevin Fiala had a goal and...

  • FREEDOM, Wis. — The Marinette boys basketball team concluded a difficult regular season with a 80-32 blowout loss at the hands of the Freedom Irish in North Eastern Confer...

  • ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Wisconsin inbounded the ball and D’Mitrik Trice spent a few seconds dribbling on the perimeter. Then he passed to a teammate, who passed back.

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  • Bulldogs drop regular season finale

    OCONTO — The Peshtigo boys basketball was able to stick around until late in the second half when Oconto used an 8-0 run to gain some separation and the Blue Devils hit th...

  • LENA — Three players scored in double figures as the Crivitz boys basketball team defeated Lena 82-30 in Marinette and Oconto Conference play on Thursday.

    Jaden Wer...

  • Burmeister to run at Olympic trials

    MENOMINEE — Former Menominee High School and Northern Michigan University standout Kameron Burmeister will run in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon on Saturday ...

  • Tuesday Afternoon League

    Dome Lanes

    Team Standings: Thrivent Financial 35-21, Railhouse Brewers 26-30, NEW UP Dental 26-30, High Rollers 23-33, Marinette Moose Lod...

  • Eight weeks have gone by and each time, the same teams have been on top of their respective divisions in the Upper Peninsula Sportwriters & Sportscasters Association basketb...

  • MARINETTE — The M&M Thunder high school hockey team hosted the Marquette Midgets for a double-header on Sunday and suffered a 0-2 sweep.

    The Thunder dropped gam...

  • Maroons clinch outright GNC title for first time since 2002

    ESCANABA — Despite not playing a great first half, the Escanaba girls liked the position they were in trailing just 29-24 at halftime during Tuesday night’s Great No...

  • Marines fall short in WIAA regionals

    ASHWAUBENON — The Marinette girls basketball team battled for 36 minutes to keep its season alive, but Ashwaubenon was able to come through with a big shot whenever it was needed as a valiant second-half comeback by the Marines came up just short and the season ended in a 66-49 loss to the Jaguars in the WIAA Division 2 regionals on Tuesday.

  • Second half woes bite Bulldogs

    PESHTIGO — The Peshtigo girls basketball team could not overcome a tough start to the second half during their WIAA Division 3 Regional game against Amherst on Tuesday. The Bulldogs nearly erased an 11-point deficit before falling by a final score of 43-39.

  • WAUSAUKEE — The Wausaukee girls basketball went up against an overmatched Lena squad on Tuesday in its regional opener of the WIAA Division 5 playoffs and the Rangers rout...

  • KINGSFORD — The Menominee boys basketball team wiped away a 21-point second half deficit and found itself trailing 70-68 to Kingsford after an old-fashioned three-point pl...

  • PESHTIGO — A game-high 15 points from Adam Bauman helped the Peshtigo boys basketball team notch a 60-46 victory over Green Bay NEW Lutheran in Packerland Conference actio...

  • Oreshoski helped revive Pop Warner football

    Editor’s note: The Menominee High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct 8 new members at a ceremony on May 2 at Riverside Golf Club. Each Tuesday, the EagleHe...

  • Marines can't keep pace in second half, fall to Mustangs

    MARINETTE — The Marinette boys basketball team had one final chance to pick up a victory in front of its hometown crowd, but a tough night shooting from the field coupled with a big offensive second half by Little Chute conspired against the Marines in a 67-47 loss to the Mustangs in North Eastern Conference play on Monday.

  • GREEN BAY — Daly Butler set a new team record in the 50 butterfly to lead the M&M Stingrays swim team at the Green Bay YMCA Luv 2 Swim Meet on Saturday.

    Butler ...