Entries for 'Sault Ste. Marie'

Moment: Hillock Goal Sends Sault to Final

Moment: Hillock Goal Sends Sault to Final
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Sault Ste. Marie sent 54 shots at Flint Powers Catholic’s net during their Division 3 Semifinal on March 8, 2013, compared to 21 shots on goal by the Chargers. But only when Eric Hillock fired through his second goal in double overtime did the Blue Devils gain a ...
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Winn-ing Ways Key Redettes Repeat

Winn-ing Ways Key Redettes Repeat
Saturday, February 15, 2020
It’s not easy to repeat as Upper Peninsula champions, and that was proven again Saturday afternoon as the Marquette girls swimming & diving team navigated a tough battle with Sault Ste. Marie. However, the Redettes prevailed, earning 377 points to the Blue De...
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Team Effort Vaults Marquette Back to #1

Team Effort Vaults Marquette Back to #1
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Going into Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Swimming & Diving Finals, it had been three years since the Marquette boys finished on top. To end that streak, the Redmen would need their underclassmen to start fast on the blocks – and Marquette’s youth def...
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Preview: Historic Finish Guaranteed

Preview: Historic Finish Guaranteed
Friday, October 18, 2019
Only 16 runners in MHSAA boys cross country history have won three Finals championships. Only one – Central Lake’s Ryan Shay from 1993-96 – finished first four times during his high school career. Brimley’s Austin Plotkin is part of that three-t...
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Preview: Seniors to Shine 1 More Time

Preview: Seniors to Shine 1 More Time
Friday, October 18, 2019
We always can count on high school sports to be cyclical in the way athletes move through their four seasons and are replaced by the next wave. But some groups certainly are more memorable than others. And Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Girls Cross Country Finals wil...
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Marquette Clinches Win in Final Event

Marquette Clinches Win in Final Event
Saturday, June 1, 2019
The race for the Upper Peninsula Division 1 girls track & field championship came down to the wire here Saturday, as Marquette edged reigning champion Negaunee 106-100. Marquette secured its eighth title in nine years by winning the 1600-meter relay in four minutes...
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Houghton Repeats to End Perfect Season

Houghton Repeats to End Perfect Season
Sunday, February 17, 2019
The Houghton boys completed a perfect swimming & diving season Saturday while retaining their Upper Peninsula title with 313 points. The Gremlins earned their second straight U.P. Finals title after finishing runners-up in both 2016 and 2017.
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Marquette Girls End Title Wait with Big Win

Marquette Girls End Title Wait with Big Win
Saturday, February 16, 2019
It was a dominating performance by the Marquette girls to say the least as they ran away with the Upper Peninsula swimming & diving title with 352 points Saturday. “We’ve been kind of waiting for this,” said junior Mollie Kilpela. “That got ...
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Sault, Hancock, Chassell Girls Prevail

Sault, Hancock, Chassell Girls Prevail
Sunday, October 21, 2018
It was a historic day for Sault Ste. Marie’s cross country program Saturday as its girls team completed a sweep of the Upper Peninsula Division 1 titles 90 minutes after the boys started the championship run at Pictured Rocks Golf Course. The Sault girls, placing...
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Sault, Ishpeming, Chassell Boys Set Pace

Sault, Ishpeming, Chassell Boys Set Pace
Sunday, October 21, 2018
The Sault Ste. Marie boys made a statement in the wind and cold Saturday, earning their first Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country championship in six years with 42 points.
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Performance: Sault Ste Marie's Aliah Robertson

Performance: Sault Ste Marie's Aliah Robertson
Friday, February 23, 2018
At her first Upper Peninsula Finals on Saturday, Sault Ste. Marie freshman Aliah Robertson didn’t just break two records – she “obliterated” them.  Robertson swam the 100-yard butterfly in 59.27 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.31, ...
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'Powerhouse' Gladstone Girls Take Back Title

'Powerhouse' Gladstone Girls Take Back Title
Sunday, February 18, 2018
It takes a team effort to win an Upper Peninsula swimming & diving title, and that was definitely true for the Gladstone girls team Saturday. The Braves were facing some stiff competition from Marquette and reigning champion Houghton. But Gladstone got a record-bre...
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Houghton Boys Rise With Last-Event Win

Houghton Boys Rise With Last-Event Win
Sunday, February 18, 2018
For the past two years, the Houghton boys swimming & diving team has watched Marquette come out ahead of the Gremlins for the Upper Peninsula Finals championship. On Saturday, the Gremlins finally finished on top, but it came down to the wire.
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Scholars & Athletes 2018: Class B

Scholars & Athletes 2018: Class B
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has selected eight student-athletes from Class B member schools to receive scholarships through the MHSAA/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award program.  Each of the scholarship recipients will be honored at a ha...
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Preview: Be Prepared for Speedy Start

Preview: Be Prepared for Speedy Start
Friday, October 20, 2017
Of 30 runners who finished among the top 10 in an Upper Peninsula Girls Cross Country Final last season, 18 will be returning for another championship opportunity Saturday at Pictured Rocks Golf Club in Munising. And if that’s not sign enough that the competition...
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Marquette Pushes Title Run to 3 Straight

Marquette Pushes Title Run to 3 Straight
Saturday, June 3, 2017
The Marquette boys quietly went about their business Saturday and were rewarded with their third straight Upper Peninsula Division 1 track & field title. Marquette collected 128 points. Iron Mountain edged Houghton 76½-73 for the runner-up trophy, and Kingsf...
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Preview: Watch for Falling Records

Preview: Watch for Falling Records
Friday, June 2, 2017
If there is one theme that can be drawn across all seven MHSAA Girls Track & Field Finals to be run Saturday, it’s probably this: There are plenty of standouts who have climbed the medal stand before – and could knock down a number of records on their w...
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Superior Dome Gives Jumpstart to Spring

Superior Dome Gives Jumpstart to Spring
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Most Upper Peninsula track coaches will tell anyone the weather always is perfect in the Dome. After all, the temperature is constantly in the 70s and there’s no wind, rain or snow to contend with inside Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome. And mos...
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Marquette Boys Run Title Streak to 4

Marquette Boys Run Title Streak to 4
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Dynasties come to an end eventually, no matter what the sport. But Marquette’s reign continued for another year Saturday at the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Boys Swimming & Diving Finals.
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2 New Champions Rise at UP Girls Finals

2 New Champions Rise at UP Girls Finals
Sunday, October 23, 2016
It was a history-making day for the Sault Ste. Marie High School girls Saturday as they were crowned Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country champions for the first time with 34 points. Ishpeming reigned again in Division 2, and the Cedarville girls won for the first ...
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