Gremlins sweep Copper Country Invitational

Local Sports

HOUGHTON – For the second time in less than five days, the area high school track and field teams gathered at Houghton High School for a track and field meet. On Friday it was the Houghton County Invitational – Monday was the Copper Country Invitational. Despite it being 25 degrees ...

Cabrera homers, Tigers top Rays for 4th straight win

National Sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Harold Castro hit his first home run of the year with two outs in the ninth inning, a tiebreaking shot that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night for their season-best fourth straight victory. "I know I'm not a home run hitter. I was ...

Expect more traditional playoff hockey in 2nd round

National Sports

With full arenas around North America buzzing for the NHL playoffs for the first time in three years, the first round overflowed with energy that sometimes amounted to blowouts and full penalty boxes. By the time almost every series reached Game 6 — and five got to Game 7 — signs were ...

Houghton boys, girls win Houghton County Invitational

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HOUGHTON — The Houghton boys’ and girls’ track teams claimed victory on Friday at their home track and field invitational. The boys won with 87 points. Calumet took second with 64 and Lake-Linden Hubbell finished third at 33. The Houghton girls won with 81 points. Calumet came in ...

Panarin lifts Rangers past Penguins 4-3 in OT in Game 7

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NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin is such a gifted passer, he looks to set up his teammates for goals. He can shoot, too, and he came through in a prime situation. Panarin scored a power-play goal 4:46 into overtime and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 Sunday night to ...

Cabrera homers, Skubal strikes out 11 as Tigers win

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DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera blasted his 505th career home run, Tarik Skubal equaled his career high with 11 strikeouts, and the Detroit Tigers completed their first series sweep this season by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Sunday. Cabrera had two hits, scored two runs and knocked ...