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Dollar Bay boys remain undefeated, bury Baraga 74-38

DOLLAR BAY — The Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Blue Bolts boys basketball team moved their winning streak to 16 games on Tuesday as they defeated the Baraga Vikings, 74-38. This was the second time these two teams had played this season, and both games had similar outcomes. “It was a good ...

Range Snowmobile Club hosts races

The Range Snowmobile Club held races on Saturday, Feb. 8. In the Stock 0-440 class, Nathan LaCosse took first place. Steven Voelker placed second. In the Stock 441-500 class, Nathan LaCosse took first place. Steven Voelker placed second. In the Stock 501-600 class, Trevor Wood placed ...

Tritons strike 4 times in third, defeat Copper Kings

CALUMET — The Calumet Copper Kings hockey team entered Saturday’s matchup with the visiting Notre Dame Tritons as the No. 1 team in D3. While the outcome, a 5-3 loss at the Calumet Colosseum, probably does very little to change that, given that the Tritons are a Wisconsin school, it ...

Pigs outskate heat in annual charity hockey game

HOUGHTON — The John MacInnes Student Ice Arena was the place to be Saturday eveningn for a night of family fun. On center stage was the annual Pigs-N-Heat hockey game, the annual charitable hockey game between local law enforcement and fire and rescue workers drew close to 5,000 spectators ...

Ski Tigers have strong race in CXC Cup

This past weekend, the Copper Country Ski Tigers competed in the Great Lakes Division last CXC Cup race of the season. With skiers racing in every race below the collegiate level, it was a busy two days. Saturday featured the freestyle competitions. In the Men’s race 10K, Joe Wood placed ...

Ishpeming tops Lake Linden-Hubbell

LAKE LINDEN — The Ishpeming Hematites girls’ basketball team took care of the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes on Saturday in an non-conference 66-28 win. The Hematites (6-11) averaged more than 12 points per quarter in a game where they scored eight three-pointers “We traditionally have been ...

Panthers hang on to ground Jets

CHASSELL — Patience, it is said, can be a virtue. The Chassell High girls basketball learned that Monday night against the Jeffers Jets. “We didn’t play our best basketball night,” Chassell coach Bill Sleemans said after his team’s 35-31 Copper Mountain Conference victory. “But ...

Prep Hockey: Gremlins rout rival Bulldogs, 8-2

HOUGHTON — With the regional tournament just over a week away, the Houghton Gremlins hockey team wants to finish as strongly as possible, which will not be easy. After all, they have both Calumet and Marquette to contend with before they even get to the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. Of ...

Prep Basketball: Houghton boys spill Bulldogs

HOUGHTON — The Houghton boys basketball team is back to .500 after cruising to an 81-62 win over rival Hancock Friday in the annual Wing Ding game. The Gremlins (8-8) started hot, fueled by an electric gym, and although Hancock (1-13) scrapped throughout, the Bulldogs were never really ...

Prep Basketball: Blue Bolts beat Gladiators

DOLLAR BAY — With a two straight Class D regional titles and two straight trips to the state semifinals, the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City boys basketball team is well aware of the goal of its opponents. And that was the case Friday night when the Ontonagon Gladiators came to town to test the ...

College Hockey: Huskies top Ferris State

BIG RAPIDS — Michigan Tech defeated Ferris State 3-2 Friday at Ewigleben Ice Arena to win its 17th game of the season. Keegan Ford, Raymond Brice and Tommy Parrottino scored the goals and Matt Jurusik made 31 saves as the Huskies improved to 17-14-3 overall and 12-11-2 in the ...

Prep Hockey: Jets give up 3 short-handed goals, lose 4-3 to Flivvers

HOUGHTON — Hockey, especially at the high school level, is a three-period affair. For most teams to be successful night in and night out, they have to play a 51-minute game. The Jeffers Jets (7-14) were taught that lesson Thursday night in a 4-3 loss to the Kingsford Flivvers at the ...

Prep Hockey: Copper Kings rout Negaunee, 10-0

CALUMET — The Calumet Copper Kings just needed two periods to take care of the Negaunee Miners with a 10-0 win on Thursday. After an eight-goal first period, they added two more in the second and the game ended at 10-0 due to the mercy rule. It took the Copper just five minutes off the ...

Prep Basketball: Gremlin girls slip past Ontonagon, 67-63

ONTONAGON — The Houghton Gremlins stayed one step ahead of the Ontonagon Gladiators and secured a 67-63 win on Thursday. “We battled hard all evening,” said Houghton head coach Julie Filpus. “Ontonagon kept closing our small gaps. I would have liked to see our girls lock down better ...

College Hockey: Sticking to development, Huskies visit Bulldogs

Winning covers for a lot of teams’ and players’ shortcomings. Winning makes dinner taste better and going into the locker room more of a joy than a job. But winning in itself does not substitute the work it takes to develop young talent properly. And that’s what Michigan Tech head ...

College Basketball: Finlandia women beat Northland for eighth straight win

ASHLAND, Wis. — Senior Molly Berg and sophomore Katie Lundeen led the way as the Finlandia University women’s basketball team beat Northland 72-57 Wednesday night for the Lions’ eighth straight win. "I thought we came out and played intense defense," said Finlandia head coach Mariah ...

Prep Hockey: Mikesch, Bulldogs top Jets 5-1

HOUGHTON — Head coach Dan Rouleau knew one of the secrets to another strong performance for his Hancock Bulldogs hockey team would be a fast start against the Jeffers Jets Tuesday night at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. The Bulldogs got the start they needed, scoring twice before the ...

Boys Basketball: Calumet spills Panthers

CHASSELL — Tuesday night’s boys matchup between Chassell and Calumet came down to the fourth quarter. With the score tied at 34, the game could have gone either way. Calumet (3-8) poured on the offense and outscored the Panthers 20-9 for a 54-45 victory. “Our defensive intensity was ...