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Winter named player of the week

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HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech senior guard Lindsay Winter has been selected as the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week for her performances against Davis & Elkins and Ursuline in the opening weekend of the 2017-18 season. Winter helped guide the Huskies to a 65-48 victory over Davis & ...

Nettell looks to turn around Jeffers hockey

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HOUGHTON — If they had suffered through the types of injuries the Hancock Bulldogs suffered through, the Jeffers Jets hockey team would have felt good about how their 2016-17 season played out. Instead, they dealt with something potentially more crippling: a midseason coaching change. Last ...

Michigan Tech blown out in season finale to Ferris State, 49-7

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HOUGHTON — There weren’t many highlights in Michigan Tech’s 49-7 loss to the No. 11 Ferris State Bulldogs on a cold Saturday afternoon at Sherman Field. Tech was outgained 494-145 and outplayed in every facet of the game. But if there was a sliver of potential for the future on a gloomy ...

Tech women defeat Ursuline

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PEPPER PIKE, Ohio — The Michigan Tech women's basketball team wrapped up an impressive opening weekend of the season with an 81-67 nonconference victory at Ursuline College Saturday afternoon. The Huskies outscored the Arrows 24-17 in the third quarter to create some separation but had to ...

Tech volleyball drops season finale to Ferris State

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HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies volleyball team wrapped up their final regular season GGLIAC match in the SDC Varsity Gym Saturday, in a 3-1 heartbreaker vs. the Ferris State Bulldogs. The Huskies honored seniors Elle Heinonen, Halie Hart, Lauren Emmert and Stephanie Dietrich to ...

Finlandia women finish in tie with St. Norbert

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HANCOCK — The game resembled a rollercoaster as the Finlandia University women's hockey team (1-3-1, 1-2-1 NCHA) took a 4-4 overtime tie with St. Norbert (3-2-1, 3-0-1 NCHA), Saturday afternoon at the Houghton County Arena.  St. Norbert drew first blood scoring at the 7:03 mark. Just under ...

Michigan Tech defeats NMU 4-1 for 1st win in last 5 games

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HOUGHTON — Jake Lucchini found himself in a tough spot on the right side of the ice with 7:01 left in the second period. Surrounded by two Northern Michigan defenders, the junior managed to escape by connecting a pass to Gavin Gould, who found the back of the net for Tech's third goal of the ...

Loukus, Sebbas lead MMCC past Finlandia

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HANCOCK — With the help of a couple of former Copper Country standouts, Mid Michigan College scored a 67-62 exhibition victory over Finlandia University Friday night at Paavo Nurmi Gymnasium. Ex-Calumet High star Clara Loukus netted a team-high 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the ...

No. 21 Tech women top Davis & Elkins

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HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Michigan Tech women's basketball team used strong second and third quarters to overtake Davis & Elkins 65-48 Friday afternoon at Ursuline College in the 2017-18 opener. The Huskies outscored the Senators 23-14 in the second period and then 19-10 in the third after ...

Michigan Tech men hope to take next step

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HOUGHTON — Offensively, the Michigan Tech Huskies have the potential to match up with anyone in the GLIAC. Four starters return, led by junior forward Kyle Monroe (20.1 points per game) and sophomore point guard Tommy Lucca (15.1). Monroe will be a frontrunner for the GLIAC Player of the ...

Michigan Tech faces uphill battle vs. No. 11 Ferris State

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Ferris State (8-1, 7-1 GLIAC) at Michigan Tech (4-6, 3-5 GLIAC) When: Today, noon. Where: Sherman Field. Radio: 93.5 FM Online stream: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/mtu/ Weather: 32 degrees. - - -  HOUGHTON — Offensively and defensively, the Michigan Tech Huskies face their ...

FU men fall to MMCC

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HANCOCK — A rangy Mid Michigan College team led from start to finish in posting a 79-73 men's basketball win over Finlandia University Friday. The Lakers jumped out to a 12-3 lead in the opening four minutes of play at Paavo Nurmi Gymnasium. Lions coach Mike O'Donnell said his team got ...

Calumet captures 6th straight regional title with sweep over WIC

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L’ANSE — Calumet coach Matt Laho always says it’s the good teams who are able to battle back from adversity. In capturing the Copper Kings’ sixth consecutive regional volleyball title, they proved they were a good team.  Now, as they continue their postseason run, they’ll look to ...

FU women look to rely on speed this season

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HANCOCK — Lacking a true post player, the Finlandia University women's basketball will try to compensate with quickness and outside shooting this season. The Lions haven't had a big center for several years — a fact not lost on new coach John “Mo” Motherwell. “We would have ...

FU men feature key returners this season

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HANCOCK — Replacing nearly a third of your offense isn't normally the kind of thing a basketball coach looks forward to. But Finlandia University men's skipper Mike O'Donnell feels he has the weapons to make up for the loss of graduated seniors Brandon Robinson and Marcus ...

FU women’s hockey looking forward to showdown with St. Norbert

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HANCOCK — While last weekend did not quite end the way that head coach Matt Marchel wanted it to, the Finlandia Lions women's hockey team did come away from their long road trip to Trine with a split. The Lions took the opener 2-0 on Friday before falling 5-1 on Saturday. It was the tale of ...