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Five M-PC schools apply for membership to the West-PAC

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HOUGHTON — The recent influx of eight-person football teams across the Upper Peninsula has created a dilemma for the 24 U.P. schools still playing the traditional 11-person game.  With the lack of 11-person teams across the U.P., athletic directors are left scrambling to find enough ...

Tech hockey ranked No. 15

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HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech hockey team is ranked No. 15 this week in the USCHO.com Poll. The Huskies also received votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll. Tech is 3-1-1 on the season and is unbeaten in its last four games. The Huskies took five out of six WCHA points at Lake ...

No. 13 Tech ties LSSU, wins shootout to take 2 WCHA points

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SAULT STE. MARIE — The No. 13-ranked Michigan Tech hockey team tied Lake Superior State, 2-2 Saturday night to remain unbeaten in the last 12 games against the Lakers. Jake Lucchini scored in the fourth round of the shootout to give Tech the extra WCHA point after a 5-on-5 overtime and a ...

Calumet rallies past Houghton, repeats as Houghton Invite champs

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HOUGHTON — For the past three seasons, no local volleyball team has delivered more clutch moments than the Calumet Copper Kings. Whether it’s been a kill, dig or a game-changing ace, Calumet has consistently found ways to rally. On Saturday, the five-time defending regional champs added ...

Finlandia scores comeback win against Trinity Bible

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HANCOCK — Second-half rallies are becoming a signature of the Finlandia University football team. For the third time in their past three games, the Lions roared back for a 27-21 win over Trinity Bible College Saturday afternoon at McAfee Field. Trailing at the half by a 14-13 count, ...

Michigan Tech smashed by No. 16 Ashland 48-0

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ASHLAND, Ohio — The Michigan Tech football team lost 48-0 to No.16 Ashland University in GLIAC action Saturday. The Huskies fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter and were unable to rally against an Eagle defense that allows less than 12 points per game to opponents. “Ashland definitely ...

Team CC earns win, tie over weekend

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FAIRBAULT, Minn. — In taking on the Shattuck-St. Mary's Sabres 18U team Tier 1 team, Team Copper Country 18U Tier 2 could get a sense of how good they were by how they fared during a fall weekend in the Old Rink on Shattuck's campus. With a win and a tie this past weekend, Team CC served ...

Tech falls to Findlay in 4 sets

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AURORA, Ill. — The Michigan Tech volleyball team won the first set against the Findlay Oilers (25-23), but were tripped up in set two (25-22), three (25-21) and four (25-17) at the Great Lakes Center. The Huskies wrapped up at the 2017 Midwest Region Crossover Tournament with a victory over ...

Tech soccer loses to Tiffin in OT

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HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech soccer team lost a GLIAC match 2-1 in overtime against Tiffin Sunday afternoon at Sherman Field. The Huskies rallied to tie the match in the 71st minute after the Dragons had taken a 1-0 lead. Tiffin got the game-winning goal just over four minutes into the extra ...

No. 13 Michigan Tech opens WCHA play with 4-3 win over LSSU

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SAULT STE. MARIE — The No. 13-ranked Michigan Tech hockey team scored two goals 53 seconds apart in the third period to break a 2-2 tie and defeat Lake Superior State 4-3 at Taffy Abel Arena Friday. It was WCHA opener for both team and the Huskies' third win in a row. “It's great to get ...

Calumet locks down Gogebic to secure 30-22 win

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CALUMET — After an offensive first half Friday night, the Calumet Copper Kings and Gogebic Miners decided to play some defense in the second half. The two teams were knotted at 22-22 after the first two quarters, but the only scoring in the final half came with six minutes to play when ...

Norway shuts down LL-H in 2nd half for 21-11 victory

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NORWAY — The Norway Knights controlled the second half in a 21-11 win against Lake Linden-Hubbell on Friday. Norway also got a big boost with 150 rushing yards and two touchdowns from Mitchell LeGrave. The win gives the Knights a share of the Mid Eastern Conference title after their first ...

Hurley tops Houghton to clinch playoff berth

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HURLEY — Sure Hurley probably could have made the playoffs regardless of Friday night's result. But from the opening play of the game, when the Midgets' Isaac DeCarlo ran down forced a fumble on what looked like a sure Houghton touchdown, you got the feeling pretty quickly they weren't ...

Forest Park edges Ontonagon in shootout 52-38

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ONTONAGON — In a game loaded with offensive fireworks, Ontonagon made a fierce comeback, but Crystal Falls Forest Park held on for a 52-38 win in a Western Eight Conference battle with playoff implications for both teams. “The game was what we expected,” Forest Park coach Dave Graf ...

Tech soccer comes up short against Ashland

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HOUGHTON, Mich. - The Michigan Tech soccer team fell behind 2-0 to Ashland University in the first half of a GLIAC match Friday night but rallied late to get back within striking distance at Sherman Field. The Huskies trimmed the deficit to 2-1 in the 83rdminute, but unfortunately, the Eagles ...

Chassell girls, Houghton boys win West-PAC titles

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ATLANTIC MINE — From August to October, through sweltering days under the sun to breezy afternoons with a chill in the air, the one constant all year during the local cross country circuit has been the dominance from the usual names. Team-wise, it’s been the Houghton Gremlins and Chassell ...

Michigan Tech preps for No. 16 Ashland’s passing attack

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Michigan Tech Huskies (3-3, 2-2 GLIAC) at No. 16 Ashland Eagles When: Saturday, 1 p.m. Where: Jack Miller Stadium. Weather: 70s, cloudy. Radio: 93.5 FM. Stream: https://boxcast.tv/view/michigan-tech-vs-ashland-university-football-557866 ASHLAND, OH. — Last week, Tech had no answers for ...

Finlandia hosting Trinity in final home contest

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HANCOCK — A matchup with a familiar foe will be the final home assignment for the Finlandia University football team. The Lions will host Trinity Bible College Saturday afternoon at McAfee Field. The two schools have played each other four times in the past two years. Finlandia won twice ...