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Gremlins sweep Copper Country Invitational

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 ...

Houghton boys, girls win Houghton County Invitational

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 ...

Thatcher Markham Memorial Run set for June 17

The Thatcher Markham Memorial Run is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17. The run begins at the intersection of Quincy Street and Scott Street in Hancock. Cost is $20 for both the 5K and the 5K non-competitive walk divisions. Proceeds will be given to the Copper Country Junior Hockey ...

Houghton boys, Negaunee girls win Hancock Invite

HOUGHTON — Houghton boys won the Hancock Invitational on Thursday at Portage Lake Golf Course. The Gremlins carded a 167. The Negaunee girls won with a 173. Westwood boys and girls took second place with a 173 and 216, respectively. Calumet boys took third with a score of 176. West ...

Caderoth, Thorne named MTU hockey team co-captains

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech head hockey coach Joe Shawhan has named Arvid Caderoth and Brett Thorne the co-captains of the 2022-23 team. Logan Pietila and Ryland Mosley were named alternate captains. Caderoth, a junior forward from Gothenburg, Sweden, hasn’t missed a game in his career, ...

Gruszka named FU ACHA hockey coach

HANCOCK — Ryan Gruszka has been named head coach of ACHA Hockey at Finlandia University. He is set to begin his duties on May 23. “I’m pleased that Ryan will take over our ACHA program,” said Finlandia athletic director Curtis Wittenberg. “His experience in hockey and familiarity ...