Bulldogs volleyball uses fast start to shut down Gremlins

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HOUGHTON — Before the Houghton Gremlins volleyball team knew what hit them, they were trailing 10-1 in the second set after dropping the opening set 25-13 to their rivals, the Hancock Bulldogs. The Bulldogs used that fast start to hold off the Gremlins as they pushed back in the second set ...

Jets soar past Cardinals in three sets Thursday

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PAINESDALE — The Jeffers Jets continued their winning ways on Thursday with a three-set sweep of the Wakefield- Marenisco Cardinals. Scores were 25-5, 25-19, 25-23. Interestingly, neither coach was very pleased in the way their teams played. “Obviously, I am happy with the win, but we ...

Crush teams earn tournament wins in Escanaba

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HOUGHTON — The Copper Country Crush girls fastpitch travel teams took part in the Escanaba Fall Ball tournament. They won two championships on the weekend, at the 8U and 12U levels. The 8U team, sponsored by CoreWellness Chiropractic-Superior National Bank, went 5-0 on the weekend to ...

No letdown for Calumet volleyball in victory over L’Anse

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CALUMET — After a big win on Tuesday over Kingsford, the U.P’s No. 1 ranked team, it was possible the Calumet Copper Kings would have a letdown on Thursday against the L’Anse Purple Hornets. However, there were no surprises. Calumet took down the visiting L’Anse squad in three sets, ...

Huskies football excited to be home, but still has work to do

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HOUGHTON — Trailing 24-0 on Saturday against Upper Iowa, the Michigan Tech Huskies football team took a big step forward, scoring 34 of the game’s next 41 points in order to come away with a 34-31 win, and a 3-0 start to their season. Coach Dan Mettlach could point to one play as being a ...