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Wenzlick named GLIAC Player of the Week

BAY CITY, Mich. — Michigan Tech wide receiver Jacob Wenzlick has been selected as the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Week 1 against Truman State. Wenzlick helped lead the Huskies to a 38-14 victory over Truman State this ...

Young named Defensive Player of the Week

BAY CITY, Mich. — Michigan Tech freshman goalie Amanda Young has been selected as the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week after turning in two solid performances over the weekend. Young, who hails from Grand Rapids, Michigan, picked up her first ...

Mitch Meek brings wealth of experience to Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON — With the Michigan Tech Huskies hockey team's defensive corps in need of quality players after graduating three four-year starters and losing a third to a professional contract, they may have found themselves a diamond in Victoria, British Columbia, native Mitch Meek. Meek, who ...

Finlandia football drops opener to Concordia 42-6

MEQUON, Wis. — Turnovers were the key as the Finlandia University football team (0-1) lost 42-6 to Concordia Wisconsin (1-0), Saturday aafternoon at Tomasini Stadium. Concordia got things started off with a bang as Isaiah Tennette returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a score. After ...

Michigan Tech soccer blanked by St. Cloud State in 1-0 defeat

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The Michigan Tech soccer team fell on the road at St. Cloud State University 1-0 in a nonconference match Sunday afternoon to wrap up the opening weekend of the 2017 season. A goal in the 24th by St. Cloud State proved to be the only scoring in the match. “Our team ...

Tech volleyball splits in Hillsdale

HILLSDALE — The Michigan Tech Volleyball Team split a pair of matches at the Hillsdale Tournament in the Potter Arena Saturday. The Huskies swept Glenville St. 3-0 (25-15, 25-10, 25-13) and battled Findlay to the fifth set where Findlay took the win 15-12. Michigan Tech 3, Glenville ...

Platoon power

HANCOCK — If someone wanted to see the effects of the Hancock Bulldogs' platoon system at the high school level, Friday's matchup with the Gogebic Miners was Exhibit A. Hancock's dynamic skill players took advantage of a worn-out Gogebic defense to score on highlight-reel worthy plays of ...

Tech volleyball sweeps Indy

HILLSDALE — The Michigan Tech Huskies came back hot on Friday (Sept. 1) to defeat the UIndy Greyounds 3-0 in their second match of the Hillsdale Tournament. The Huskies set the pace in the first set and took control of the game outscoring the Greyhounds 25-14. UIndy stepped their game up in ...

Tech soccer blanks Winona State 1-0 in season opener

WINONA, Minn. — The Michigan Tech soccer team used solid defense and a timely attack on offense to secure a 1-0 non-conference victory at Winona State in the 2017 season opener Friday night. It's a formula for success that worked well for the Huskies a season ago and helped generate a victory ...

Michigan Tech runs over Truman State 38-14 in impressive season debut

HOUGHTON — There was nothing fancy or exotic in the Michigan Tech Huskies' 38-14 victory over the Truman State Bulldogs Thursday at Sherman Field. The Black and Gold featured a smash-mouth running game that accumulated 236 yards rushing, and utilized a physical defense to limit the Bulldogs ...

Explosive L’Anse cruises past LL-H 32-16 for 2-0 start

L'ANSE — Playing a near-perfect first half Thursday night, the L'Anse Purple Hornets had little trouble carving out a 32-16 prep football win over the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes. LL-H coach Andy Crouch was wary of the explosive offense of the Hornets coming into the non-league contest at ...

Loukus sends Calumet past Negaumee with late touchdown for 28-21 win

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee couldn’t contain Calumet’s Brent Loukus all game, and it finally came back to bite the Miners in the final few seconds in Negaunee on Thursday night. The star junior quarterback scored the game-winning touchdown with 15 seconds remaining in the Copper Kings’ 28-21 ...

Houghton XC boys take 2nd at Presque Isle

MARQUETTE — The Houghton boys were in hot pursuit, but couldn’t quite catch Marquette in Thursday’s Dale Phillips Invitational cross country meet at Presque Isle Park. Marquette collected 45 points, followed by the Gremlins with 59 and Negaunee 94. Negaunee senior Colton Yesney won ...

Houghton falls to Westwood 38-6

HOUGHTON — Before August even ended, the Westwood High School football team matched its win total of last season after posting a 38-6 victory at Houghton on Thursday night. The Patriots (2-0) scored all their points in the first half, forcing a running clock for the entirety of the second ...

LL-H, Ontonagon record 4-set victories

LAKE LINDEN — The Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes overcame their mistakes to defeat the Hancock Bulldogs in four sets (18-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-23) in a nonconference matchup Thursday in Lake Linden. “We needed to pull this one out,” LL-H head coach Maureen Schick said. “This had to be one ...

Finlandia preps for football opener

HANCOCK — Finlandia University will open its final season as a football independent Saturday afternoon. The Lions, who will enter the Michigan Intercollgiate Athletic Association in 2018, travel to Concordia (Wis.) College to face the Falcons. The two teams met a year ago in Hancock, with ...

Tech volleyball falls to Hillsdale in 5 sets

HILLSDALE — The Michigan Tech volleyball team fell in a close 3-2 match at Hillsdale College in its season opener and first match at the Hillsdale Tournament. The Huskies took the lead, winning the first two sets 29-27 and 25-23, but ultimately lost momentum in the third set, losing 25-20. ...

It’s go time

HOUGHTON — When he signed his National Letter of Intent, Jake Brown knew it would be a while before he could earn the starting quarterback job at Michigan Tech. When Brown started his redshirt freshman season in 2013, Tyler Scarlett was in his junior year of a career that would set 16 school ...

Keegan Ford brings needed experience to Tech’s blue line

HOUGHTON — It is not everyday that a college hockey team can add a player with prior NCAA Division I hockey experience, yet that is something the Michigan Tech Huskies can say they have done coming into the 2017-18 campaign. With 12 games under his belt with the Wisconsin Badgers, Keegan ...

Chassell records memorable victory over Hancock

HANCOCK — Chassell's Kaitlyn Michaels, either as a head coach or a player, could not remember a time in the past eight years when the Panthers won a volleyball match against the Hancock Bulldogs. That all changed on Tuesday. Chassell took advantage of an inconsistent Hancock squad to ...