Alpine skier with Copper Country roots winning big

Local Sports

VAIL, Colo. — Since the beginning of 2023, 17-year-old Hunter Salani, of Vail, Colorado, has not only been selected to the U.S.A. Junior World Championship Alpine Ski Team, but has proudly represented the team on the podium. He earned a third-place (bronze) finish in the downhill at the ...

Gremlins swim teams earn split last week

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HOUGHTON — With a strong showing Saturday, the Houghton Gremlins swim teams earned a split for the week. Both the boys and girls’ teams lost to Marquette on Thursday, but bounced back with wins against Sault Ste. Marie. Gremlins coach Erik Johnson knew Saturday’s matchup with the Blue ...

Hall of Famer Bobby Hull, the Golden Jet, dies at 84

National Sports

CHICAGO — When Bobby Hull got the puck, he was tough to stop. He had blazing speed, a hard slap shot and tons of confidence. Long before today’s biggest stars took the ice, “The Golden Jet” put on quite a show. Hull, a Hall of Fame winger and two-time NHL MVP who helped the Chicago ...

Michigan Tech soccer unveils 2023-24 schedule

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HOUGHTON — Head coach Turk Ozturk and the Michigan Tech soccer program are pleased to announce the fall schedule for the 2023-24 season. Tech completed the 2022-23 fall campaign 7-9-3 overall and 5-6-3 within the GLIAC. The Huskies open the season welcoming NSIC foes St. Cloud State (Aug. ...

Tech XC tally 12 USTFCCCA All-Academic athletes

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NEW ORLEANS — The USTFCCCA released the All-Academic team and individual honors showcasing both Michigan Tech squads earned All-Academic teams along with 12 individuals being selected as All-Academic student-athletes, on Thursday afternoon. In order to qualify for All-Academic distinction, ...

Blake Pietila named CCHA Goaltender of the Week

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HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech senior Blake Pietila has been named the CCHA Goaltender of the Week for the second straight time the league announced on Monday. Pietila received the honor for the fifth time this season and for the 12th time in his career. Pietila backstopped the Huskies to a CCHA ...