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Redettes Suffer First Loss, Marquette Athletic Director And CFB Championship

The Marquette Redettes get instructions from coach Ben Smith

The Marquette Redettes get instructions from coach Ben Smith

Marquette, MI – 1/9/18 – The Marquette Redettes basketball team went into Lakeview Gym undefeated and left with their first loss of the season falling to another undefeated team the Negaunee Miners by a score of 59-45. The Miners came into the game at 9-0 on the season while Marquette was 8-0. The Miners got big baskets and strong defensive play from guards Natalie Bartle and Clara Johnson. Bartle finished with 24 points. The Redettes were led by forward Avery Ledy who had 20. Marquette will be back in action tonight taking in the Escanaba Eskymos at 7:15 pm.

Marquette Senior High School Athletic Director Alex Tiseo stopped by this morning to talk about whats going on around the school and the schedule for athletics. The auxiliary gym had a special ribbon cutting ceremony and brought in students, parents and staff for the event. Tiseo talked about the advantages for other sports around the school and all the avenues that the gym creates.

The College Football National Championship last night will go down as one of the best games in history as it took an extra session for the Alabama Crimson Tide to defeat the Georgia Bulldogs 26-23. Alabama’s head coach Nick Saban made an interesting move at halftime when Georgia went into the locker room with a 13-0 lead. Saban replaced starting quarterback Jalen Hurts from freshman Tua Tagovailoa who came in and threw three touchdown passes on 14 of 24 passing for 166 yards. The Tide have now won 5 national championships since Nick Saban took over in 2009.

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