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Copper Kings football falls to Braves comeback, 28-21

CALUMET — There was a playoff atmosphere when the Gladstone Braves football team (6-2) took the field in Calumet to battle a desperate Calumet Copper Kings (3-5) squad who still had aspirations of a playoff bid. The first half belonged to the Copper Kings, while the visiting Braves owned ...

Huskies volleyball earns Jennings’ 200th win during crossover

HAMMOND, Ind. — The Michigan Tech Huskies volleyball team wrapped up its weekend at the 15th annual Midwest Regional Crossover Tournament with a 3-2 win over Findlay Saturday at the Hammond SportsPlex. The Huskies picked up their fourth win in their last five, 13-25, 25-17, 22-25, 25-15, and ...

Copper Kings volleyball wins WestPAC tournament title

ISHPEMING — With wins over Iron Mountain, Negaunee and Houghton, the Calumet Copper Kings won the WestPAC Tournament title on Saturday. The Copper Kings topped Iron Mountain, 25-10, 25-6, then Negaunee, 25-10, 25-16, and finally Houghton, 25-16, 25-13. Caitlyn Strom had a huge day for the ...

Veterans hockey club wins second straight Warrior Classic

HOUGHTON — Looking to defend their Warrior Classic national title they won last season in Detroit, the Michigan U.P. Veterans Hockey Club (MUPVHC) did just that last weekend in Denver, Colorado. Fittingly, they had to beat the Michigan Warriors from Detroit to do it. The team had so much ...

Huskies football looks to keep Miner’s Cup streak alive

MARQUETTE — According to Michigan Tech Huskies football coach Dan Mettlach, his team has had Saturday’s date with the Northern Michigan Wildcats circled on their calendars since the players hit campus for good in early August. The Huskies are looking for their 13th straight Miner’s Cup, ...

Gremlins cross country sweeps WestPAC

NEGAUNEE — The Houghton cross country teams took care of business here Wednesday, sweeping both ends of the WestPAC Conference title. Houghton’s girls placed six among the top 11 and scored 25 points. Hancock edged Negaunee 56-64 for runner-up honors. The Houghton boys were also crowned ...