Calendar – Sports – Copper County Curling Club Open Houses – Jan. 3, 6

December 31, 2017

Calumet – The Copper Country Curling Club will be hosting Open Houses on Wednesday, January 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, January 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Curling Club behind the Calumet Colosseum in Calumet.

The public is invited to stop by and check out the Curling Club, watch some curling action and/or try a few curling shots. There is no cost. If you want to try curling, the Club suggests you bring a pair of gym shoes to wear on the ice.

The Learn To Curl program begins on Wednesday, January 10. The program is for people with no curling experience who want to learn how to play. Certified curling instructors run the program which takes place every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

For more information contact the curling club at: or by calling (906) 337-5582.… Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – “Meet the Miners” Night- Nov. 21

November 18, 2017

Negaunee – “Meet the Miners” Night will be held on Tuesday, November 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Negaunee High School Auditorium.

All Winter Sport Athletes are expected to attend with at least one parent or guardian. Team introductions and team meetings will take place, as well as sign up for Booster Club concession workers for winter home events.

This is a great maze and blue evening for the entire community to be introduced to the Miners 2017-2018 winter teams and coaches.… Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – 2017 Marquette Area Public Schools Tailgate Party – Oct. 20

October 17, 2017

Marquette – The 2017 Marquette Area Public Schools Tailgate Party will be held on Friday, October 20 at 5:30 p.m. on the Marquette Senior High School Practice Field.

Prior to kickoff, the Marquette Area Public Schools cordially invites everyone; students, parents, staff and community, past and present, to attend the free event that will include music, food, activities, games and more.

The Marquette Redmen will host the Menominee Maroons at the William R. Hart Stadium with the kickoff at 7 p.m. as the celebration continues in the recently renovated stadium. Tickets for the game are $5. … Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – Tryouts for Munising 14U Bantam AA Hockey Team – Aug. 26

August 23, 2017

Marquette – Munising Hockey Association Tryouts for Munising 14U (Bantam) AA Hockey Team will be held on Saturday, August 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Berry Events Center, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue in Marquette.
Marquette, MI 49855

Players are requested to be at the Berry Events Center at 12:15 p.m. Off ice warmup will be at 12:20 p.m. A parent meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. and the tryouts start at 1 p.m. Please bring a light (or white jersey) and a dark jersey.

The team will compete in the NIHL League and Tournament. It is anticipated that the team will also play in 2 other non-league tournaments. The goal will be to play high-level competition while keeping travel costs at a minimum.

Register prior to tryout with USA Hockey at The fee is $30, payable at the tryout.… Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – Meet the Modeltowners – Aug. 25

August 22, 2017

Gwinn – Meet the Modeltowners will be held on Friday, August 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Gwinn High School.

This event, held just before the kick-off of the first varsity football game, will include tailgating, music, games, a bounce house, free hot dogs while supplies last, and lots of family fun. Help stuff the bus with school supplies and get free admission to the football game. All Gwinn students K through 12 will be admitted free to the game.

Introductions of athletes will take place at halftime of the football game. … Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – Meet the Patriots Fall Sports Rally – Aug. 21

August 18, 2017

Ishpeming – Meet the Patriots Fall Sports Rally will be held on Monday, August 21 at 6 p.m. at the football field at Westwood High School.

All community members are invited to join the sports booster club as they introduce the staff and teams for the fall sports season. … Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – Ore to Shore Epic Bike Race – Aug. 12

August 9, 2017

Marquette/Negaunee – U.P. Health System will host the annual Ore to Shore Epic Bike Race on Saturday, August 12 beginning in Marquette and Negaunee.

The event will feature the 10 mile Shore Rock, 28 mile Soft Rock, 48 mile Hard Rock, 4 mile Junior Rock, 1 mile Little Rock, 1/2 mile Littlest Rock.

Registration information and events schedules are available online at… Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – 2017 District 11 All Star Baseball Tournament – July 8-12

July 5, 2017

Ishpeming – The 2017 District 11 All Star Baseball Tournament will be held Saturday, July 8 through Wednesday, July 12 at the Little League Complex in Ishpeming.

Teams from Baraga, Marquette, Penokee Range, Portage, Negaunee and Ishpeming will be competing for the title of “District Champions” and the chance to compete in the state tournament.

The Ishpeming Fire Department will grill up some Cudighi on Saturday and Sunday. Game times are posted at… Read the rest

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