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Glen Lake shuts down Calumet

CALUMET - Hosting a regional final is a rare occurrence. So when a game of this magnitude is played in a small town, it's remembered and discussed among the players and fans for the years to come. What the locals will remember in Calumet's second-ever regional title appearance will be the ...

Tech football blown out in finale

HOUGHTON - The Michigan Tech Huskies were not ready to play on Saturday afternoon while honoring their seniors at Sherman Field, and it showed. They dug themselves a 52-point deficit, which proved too much to come back from against a Findlay Oilers team that appeared better than their 5-5 ...

Tech men come up short to UW-Parkside

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. - The Michigan Tech men's basketball team closed the opening weekend of the 2016-17 season on Sunday with a 73-66 loss to UW-Parkside in the GLIAC/GLVC Challenge hosted by Lewis University. The Huskies held the lead in the first half, but UW-Parkside rallied with 45 points in ...

Tech volleyball sweeps LSSU

HOUGHTON - The Michigan Tech volleyball swept Lake Superior State 3-0 Saturday afternoon at the SDC Gym to finish the regular season. The Huskies won 25-18, 25-11, and 25-15 on Senior Day.Tech is 16-14 overall and finished 11-6 in conference play to position itself as the No. 5 seed in the ...

Tech women start season with win at UMD

DULUTH, Minn. - The Michigan Tech women's basketball team tipped off the 2016-17 season on Saturday afternoon and came away with a 60-47 victory at Minnesota Duluth. The Huskies jumped out in front in the first quarter and never trailed on their way to the win."We are really happy with how we ...

Pearson earns 100th win in Tech’s 6-1 romp over LSSU

HOUGHTON - Head coach Mel Pearson was brought in to change the culture of the Michigan Tech Huskies hockey program. Friday night, that effort was evident as the Huskies cruised to a 6-1 victory at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena over the Lake Superior State Lakers.The win was Pearson's 100th of ...

Tech volleyball falls in 4 to streaky Cardinals

HOUGHTON - In a battle between two of the hottest teams in the GLIAC volleyball scene, the Michigan Tech Huskies fell to the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals, 21-25, 25-15, 13-25, 24-26, Friday night at the Wood Gym.The Cardinals came in having won 11 of their last 12 matches while the Huskies ...

Finlandia men lose to Concordia

HANCOCK - The Finlandia University men's hockey team (0-5, 0-3 NCHA) lost 5-2 to Concordia-Wisconsin (2-2-1, 2-2-1 NCHA), Friday night at the Houghton County Arena.Concordia-Wisconsin got off to a quick start scoring with 6:25 gone in the game. The Falcons would score twice more to lead 3-0 ...

Finlandia women fall to Lake Forest College 7-1

HANCOCK - The Finlandia University women's hockey team (0-5) lost 7-1 to #8 Lake Forest College (5-1), Friday afternoon at the Houghton County Arena.Lake Forest College got the first goal a little over four minutes into the game. The Foresters scored 34 second into the second period for a 2-0 ...

High 5

GLADSTONE - There may have been a few anxious moments, but the Calumet Copper Kings regrouped in plenty of time Thursday night to preserve a 3-1 (25-7, 25-23, 20-25, 25-15) volleyball triumph over the Rudyard Bulldogs in a Class C regional final.This marked the fifth consecutive regional ...

Clash of styles: Calumet prepares for spread offense of Maple City Glen Lake

CALUMET - If last week's physical exhibition between the Calumet Copper Kings and Negaunee Miners was a showcase of old school football, then the Maple City Glen Lake Lakers represent the new era.Styles and philosophies will clash for a regional championship Saturday at 1 p.m. at Agassiz Field, ...

Tech aims to finish season on positive

Findlay Oilers 5-5 (5-5 GLIAC) at Michigan Tech Huskies (4-5, 4-5 GLIAC)When: 1 p.m. Saturday.Where: Sherman FieldRadio: 93.5 FMOnline stream: portal.stretchinternet.com/mtu/Series: Michigan Tech leads 6-4Coaches: Findlay's Rob Keys (37-27, sixth season) vs. Michigan Tech's Tom Kearly (70-43, ...

Finlandia seeks 1st win

HANCOCK - Despite early-season injuries to a number of top players, the Finlandia Lions' men's hockey team played tough last weekend on the road against the Aurora Spartans, dropping a pair of two-goal games, 4-2 on Friday and 2-0 on Saturday. This weekend, the Lions return to the friendly ...

Michigan Tech men hope to realize potential with explosive offensive weapons

HOUGHTON - There's an overwhelming sense of optimism in the Michigan Tech men's basketball program. It's not hard to imagine why when you look at the roster. Sophomore Kyle Monroe is coming off a season where he averaged 18.7 points per game while shooting 51.2 percent; he was named last year's ...

Michigan Tech women aim to continue winning tradition with sound leadership

HOUGHTON - After four games last season, the Michigan Tech women's basketball team lost two starters in Brenna Heise and Kelli Guy.But now they are back. And those two, along with senior Morgan Anderson, make up the veteran portion of a group that aims to continue the success of last season's ...

Finlandia falls to Northland 4-3

HANCOCK - It would be easy to look at Wednesday night's 4-3 loss by the Finlandia Lions women's hockey as just another loss. Few programs have been through a worse stretch since 2010, as the Lions have won just twice in 142 games.To make matters worse, the Lions lost to a first-year program in ...

Huskies ready for showdown with Lakers

HOUGHTON - After earning a split last weekend on the road against the Michigan State Spartans, the Michigan Tech Huskies return home this weekend to take on the surprising Lake Superior State Lakers.On the weekend, the Huskies got another strong pair of games from freshman goaltender Angus ...

Kallio enjoys playing for Northland

HANCOCK - Wednesday night, Finlandia Lions' women's hockey fans had an opportunity to get to see a brand new program in the Northland College Lumberjills. Located in Ashland, Wisconsin, Northland should become a natural rival down the road for the Lions.One local skater is enjoying the ...

Kings’ work

GLADSTONE - It was dominating performance by the Calumet Copper Kings Tuesday night to say the least as they cruised past the Munising Mustangs 3-0 (25-16, 25-6, 25-21) in a Class C regional volleyball opener.Calumet returns to Gladstone High School for Thursday's title match against Rudyard, ...

Lake Linden-Hubbell falls in 5 to Carney-Nadeau

ISHPEMING - Volleyball matches are at their most exciting when they come down to a final set.That's what happened Tuesday night at Westwood High School.In the end, it was Carney-Nadeau that came out on top by outlasting Lake Linden-Hubbell in the fifth set to win a Class D regional semifinal at ...