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

Calendar – Sports – Inaugural WinterFest Tailgate – Feb. 24

February 21, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Special Events Committee will host the inaugural WinterFest Tailgate, prior to the NMU-Michigan Tech hockey game, on Friday, February 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. in a heated tent between the PEIF and the Berry Events Center.

The event will include hot chocolate, music by DoubleTrouble DJs and activities that incorporate the WinterFest theme of Alice in Winterland. “Minute to Win It”-style games with prizes include Queen of Hearts, which involves finding the hidden face card in the tent. There will also be a Mad Hatter hat competition and a sign competition to create items to bring to the game. … Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – WinterFest Open Skate at Lakeview Arena – Feb. 22

February 19, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s annual WinterFest Open Skate for NMU and community members will be held on Wednesday, February 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Lakeview Arena in Marquette.

Skating is free. Rentals are $3, while supplies last. Concessions will be available and Double Trouble DJs will provide music. Skaters will also have the opportunity to have their picture taken with Wildcat Willy and meet NMU athletes who will be in attendance. … Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – Saturday at the Center: Sports Heroes – Feb. 18

February 15, 2017

Marquette – Saturday at the Center: Sports Heroes will be offered on Saturday, February 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center on W. Spring Street in Marquette.

This is agreat family event and just in time for Sled Dog Weekend. Learn about and even encounter some of our local sports figures who made history. View sports equipment from our museum collection and other memorabilia and listen to some great sports stories. Enjoy games and activities. Meet special guest and local hockey hero, “Sully” Jerry Sullivan, of the Marquette Iron Rangers and MTU Huskies NCAA All American.

A short sports stories program will be presented at noon. Wear your favorite team jersey and get a dollar off admission. Join the fun and view the special exhibit and main gallery exhibits. For more information, visit or call 226-3571.… Read the rest

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