Football

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MHSAA announces plan to resume fall sports

11/19/2020 | Feature | By Staff

The MHSAA approved a plan Wednesday to pause fall sports and to push back winter sports until Dec. 9.

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Marquette aims to build off historic season

11/16/2020 | Feature | By Eden Laase |

You know that saying, “You can’t teach size?” It’s an old cliche that coaches and media members love to throw around. It’s become an overused saying for a reason: It’s true.

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Negaunee makes key plays late to top Calumet for district title

11/14/2020 | Game Recap | By Bryce Derouin |

After three straight postseason losses to Calumet, three years of heartbreak, the Miners were forced to ponder “What if?” scenarios and replay certain plays through their minds for an entire offseason until next fall. Sure, the players on Friday weren’t around for the 2015 and 2016 matchups, but as a program, it can be draining coming up short to the...

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Iron Mountain defeats Bark River-Harris, wins district

11/14/2020 | Game Recap | By Eden Laase |

I hate to do it, but I have to. I have to bring up the coronavirus again.  Because when watching Iron Mountain dismantle Bark River-Harris 36-16 for the district title game, it was constantly on my mind. Not because of the masks, the social distancing, or the announcement over the loudspeaker detailing ways to curb the spread of the virus,...

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How Marquette managed to play a full season

11/13/2020 | Feature | By Eden Laase |

For the past few months, every time Marquette Athletic Director Alex Tiseo’s name popped up on Eric Mason’s phone, the football coach would be filled with dread.

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Marquette tops No. 9 Mount Pleasant, advances to district final

11/8/2020 | Game Recap | By Staff |

Following Marquette’s district semifinal game against Mount Pleasant, coach Eric Mason’s wife asked how he was feeling. A simple question with a not so simple answer. Because with everything that’s going on in the world, his team had managed to win its first-ever home playoff game. Then, the players piled into a bus, drove five hours and won a second...