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Huskies hoping to springboard from tourney success

HOUGHTON — After going 1-3 at home in the Keweenaw Classic to open the season, everyone around the Michigan Tech Huskies volleyball team knew the goal was to bounce back during their first road trip of the season. The Huskies did just that, going 4-0 at the Illinois-Springfield Capital ...

Volleyball: Calumet makes quick work in sweeping Hancock

HANCOCK — After winning the Ashwaubenon Varsity Invite on Saturday, the Calumet Copper Kings had no plans of slowing down on the volleyball court. That was evident on Tuesday night as they made quick work in sweeping the Hancock Bulldogs by scores of 25-3, 25-10 and 25-13. “We had five ...

WIC forfeits game against Calumet

West Iron County forfeited Friday’s game against Calumet because of a limited roster and injuries. The Copper Kings pick up the win and have a bye week. Calumet athletic director Sean Jacques said the athletic department tried to find a replacement team. The forfeit doesn’t affect the ...

Tech’s Jonynas named GLIAC Player of the Week

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech senior Anna Jonynas has been named the GLIAC Volleyball North Division Player of the Week the league announced on Monday (Sept. 13). Jonynas led the Huskies to a 4-0 weekend at the Illinois Springfield Capital Classic. She tallied 52 kills on the weekend, ...

Concordia-Chicago beats Finlandia, 26-2

HANCOCK — The Finlandia University football team (0-2) never stopped hustling in a 26-2 loss to Concordia-Chicago on Saturday at McAfee Field. Finlandia (0-2) and Concordia-Chicago battled on even terms throughout the whole first quarter. On the third drive of the game for the Lions, ...

Calumet wins Ashwaubenon Invite

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — After Calumet’s many years of heading south to the Green Bay area and being unsuccessful in their quest for the Ashwaubenon Varsity Invitational championship, their drought came to an end this past Saturday. The Calumet girls donned their winning medals with pride ...