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Tech must stop stopping to go forward/Inside the Huskies

January 22, 2013 It seems like every time the Michigan Tech hockey team gets some momentum, it hits a break … in … the … schedule. … Which kind of ruins the whole point of momentum. more »»

The ultimate also-rans/The Red Line

January 17, 2013 When I can carve out the time to do a little reading, I’ve been enjoying “The Ultimate Super Bowl Book” by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Bob McGinn. more »»

Redemption can be found in sport/Paul Peterson

January 16, 2013 Some years ago I can recall a young Houghton High School female athlete who burst upon the local scene as a freshman. She competed in several sports, but excelled in track in particular. more »»

Joy cometh in the morning/The Red Line

January 10, 2013 For a week that had three nights off and a holiday in it, last week felt very long. more »»

Long-range shooters still fascinate/Paul Peterson

January 9, 2013 There’s something about players who can shoot the basketball from long distance. These long-range snipers seem to possess a trait that has fascinated fans for decades. more »»

Bowled over/The Red Line

January 3, 2013 There may be no American sports concept harder to explain to the uninitiated than the bowl system in Division I college football. more »»

It was Tech's year at GLI/Inside the Huskies

January 2, 2013 When Michigan Tech coach Mel Pearson said, “Maybe this will be the year,” before this past weekend’s Great Lakes Invitational, I have to admit, it sounded a little bit like when Detroit Lions fans... more »»

Timing is everything/The Red Line

December 27, 2012 If you catch tonight's grand finale of the MacInnes Holiday Classic, you'll surely learn timing is everything. more »»

Out There/Dan Schneider

December 21, 2012 Today is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. more »»

Less-timeless TV specials/The Red Line

December 20, 2012 “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was on TV Tuesday night. Sorry I didn’t tell you in time, but hopefully you caught it the first time it aired on ABC the week after Thanksgivin. more »»

Tying up the loose ends of a year/Paul Peterson

December 19, 2012 During the course of a sports year, there are several stories that go to press. Many are done under the stress of a deadline, and more than a few in the late evening hours. more »»

Diagnosing what ails the Huskies/Inside the Huskies

December 18, 2012 At least Michigan Tech won’t have to see Danny Kristo, Corban Knight and Mark MacMillan again (unless the Huskies face North Dakota in the playoffs). more »»

Last minute of hate in this period/The Red Line

December 13, 2012 Just because I write a lot about sports doesn’t mean I’m ignorant of the classics. A personal favorite is George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. more »»

Huskies, Genoe doing all right

December 11, 2012 Two points in Wisconsin would have felt better if it came from a win instead of a pair of ties, but two road points is two road points, no matter how it comes. more »»

A sorry state/The Red Line

December 6, 2012 Wednesdays are one of my nights off, so I curled up inside the coffee shop near my place with “The Best American Sports Writing of the Century. more »»

Hematites, Mastodons and others/Paul Peterson

December 5, 2012 Back in 2010, I believe there was a downstate reporter who noted there surely wasn’t another school that carried the nickname of the Hematites. more »»

Northern not focus of 'weird' week/Inside the Huskies

December 4, 2012 It’s been feast or famine for the Michigan Tech hockey team lately, going from playing two games in 26 days to five games in nine days. more »»

Advent-ageous approach to winter

November 29, 2012 The Christmas gimmick column is one of the most celebrated in the sportswriter’s arsenal. Likewise, many a radio station and department store loudspeaker has switched over to the all Christmas format. more »»

David vs. Goliath can still be a show

November 28, 2012 Watching the Ishpeming High School football team score its improbable win over Detroit Loyola in the Division 7 football finals this past weekend reminded me just how powerful the David versus... more »»

This year's biggest turkey: Gary Bettman/The Red Line

November 23, 2012 Late in the summer, in a dark corner of the Internet frequented by my fellow scribes, I started an NHL Predictions discussion thread ... with a twist. Fill in the blanks: 1. more »»

 
 
 

 

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