Huskies volleyball looking to build off strong weekend

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SAULT STE. MARIE — Coming off wins against Purdue Northwest and Wisconsin-Parkside last weekend, the Michigan Tech Huskies volleyball team is looking to string some more wins together this weekend as they return to the road to face Lake Superior State and Ferris State on Friday and Saturday, ...

Copper Kings volleyball swings past visiting Hematites

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CALUMET — The Calumet Copper Kings made quick work of the Ishpeming Hematites on the volleyball court on Tuesday. They downed them in straight sets, 25-7, 25-12 and 25-15. With the win, the Copper Kings improvd to 13-4, while the Hematites fell to 8-9. “Our girls played very well ...

Lions volleyball falls to Lumberjills in four sets

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HANCOCK — Freshman Elli Djerf and sophomore Joslynn Perala had double-doubles as the Finlandia University volleyball team (0-15) lost 3-1 (25-19, 22-25, 25-12, 27-25) to Northland (6-6), Tuesday night at the Paavo Nurmi Center. In the first set, Northland came out firing and got to a 17-9 ...

Roundup: Calumet, Wakefield, Chassell, Dollar Bay all earn wins

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In area high school volleyball Tuesday, Chassell, Ironwood, Wakefield-Marenisco, and Dollar Bay-Tamarack City all earned victories. The Panthers needed to win the final two sets to earn a 3-1 win over the Nimrods. Chassell won the first set 27-25, fell in the second set, 25-20, and then ...

Panthers volleyball earns win over Lakes 3-1

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CHASSELL — The Chassell Panthers put in their best performance of the season and earned their second win on the volleyball court Monday night. To get there they downed the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes 3-1. The Panthers won the final three sets to earn the victory, 15-25, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-19. ...

It feels good to be back

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For four months, I struggled with something I would never wish on anyone else, unemployment. It was an experience unlike anything I can easily describe, and not one I am looking to go through again any time soon. When the Daily Mining Gazette let me go in May, it took awhile for the shock to ...