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College Football: Finlandia falls to Alma, 46-0

ALMA — Finlandia sophomore Kenny Kujawa tied a school record as the Finlandia University football team lost 46-0 to Alma on Saturday afternoon at Bahlke Field. Kujawa became the first Finlandia player to have over 800 career receiving yards in a season. “We fought hard today,” said ...

Huskies’ offense shows, sink Lakers 4-2

SAULT STE. MARIE — Michigan Tech’s offense finally broke loose with a 4-2 win over Lake Superior State on Friday, ending a three-game losing streak. Underclassmen were again the story of Tech’s offense. Sophomore Trenton Bliss scored two goals and freshman Logan Ganie added his first ...

Michigan-Michigan State rivalry goes beyond just the games

ANN ARBOR — When Michigan faces Michigan State, the actual 60 minutes of football are only part of the show. Pay close attention to what's done pregame and said postgame. The participants tend to remember. Consider last year's matchup in East Lansing: Well before kickoff, Michigan State ...

College Football: Huskies wrap up season at home against Northwood

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies will close out their 2019 football campaign this weekend at home against Northwood University. With a win, MTU (4-5, 2-5 GLIAC) will finish the season at the .500 mark — a step above last years 4-6 record. The Huskies enter the final week of the year on ...

MTU’s De Marchi named to CoSIDA Academic volleyball All-District team

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech junior Laura De Marchi has been named to the 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District Volleyball First Team. De Marchi is a setter from Milan, Italy, and holds a 3.83 grade-point average in Biomedical Engineering. De Marchi leads the GLIAC in assists per set (11.70) and ...

College Hockey: Finlandia still learning lessons early

HANCOCK — After opening the season on the road with a pair of losses against Wisconsin-River Falls, the Finlandia Lions men’s hockey team had visions of opening the home portion of their 2019-20 season on the right foot. Then, Friday night happened. In 31:54 of action, junior goaltender ...

Prep Football: Copper Kings hosting Glen Lake in state quarterfinal

Calumet’s season, as many predicted, continues in the Division 6 state quarterfinals this weekend. The Copper Kings (10-1) host Maple City Glen Lake (10-1) in a regional final at 1 p.m. Saturday. Calumet put Menominee in a vice grip last week with a 39-14 win. Maple City Glen Lake edged ...

Huskies Hockey: Tech visits LSSU

Michigan Tech has already experienced some of the highs and lows that come during a nearly 40-game season. Despite the Huskies (3-6, 1-5 WCHA) losing the last three in a row, six of their past seven games, and being outscored 16-6 in those losses, they seemed to turn a corner last ...

College Football: FU aiming for 1st win in season finale

HANCOCK — Finlandia University will try to avoid a second straight winless football season when it travels to Alma College for its season ending game Saturday. Lions coach Travis Wiltzius said in spite of his team’s 0-9 overall record (0-6 in the MIAA), he has seen progress. “We’ve ...

Injured Stafford may miss another Lions start

DETROIT — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford seems to be a step closer to missing another start. Stafford did not practice with teammates Wednesday, a few days after hip and back injuries stopped his streak of 139 consecutive starts counting the playoffs. Stafford watched as ...

College Basketball: Lakeland men take down Finlandia, 90-74

HANCOCK — A bigger Lakeland University men’s basketball team hammered Finlandia University on the boards Tuesday night and emerged with a 90-74 win. “We played hard but not always smart,” said first-year Lions coach Sam Casey. “But they did outmuscle us under the basket.” An ...

College Volleyball: Huskies bounce back, beat Northwood 3-1

HOUGHTON — After an emotional 3-2 loss to the No. 19 Ferris State Bulldogs on Friday, the No. 20 Michigan Tech Huskies had little time to digest that loss before facing the Northwood Timberwolves for the second time this season. In their earlier meeting, the Timberwolves won the first set ...

Huskies Hockey: No. 3 Mavericks win 2-1, sweep Tech

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech’s offense finally showed, but in limited quantities of a 2-1 loss to No. 3 Minnesota State on Saturday. The Mavericks' win followed their 3-0 win Friday. Saturday was the Huskies' sixth loss in seven games, and their fourth straight home loss. The Huskies (3-6, ...

Huskies Hockey: McKay, No. 3 Mavericks shut out Tech 3-0

HOUGHTON — Dryden McKay ensured Michigan Tech’s scoring drought lasted at least one more game. McKay made 31 saves to help No. 3 Minnesota State to a 3-0 win over the Huskies on Friday night. The Huskies (3-5, 1-4 WCHA) have scored five goals in the last five games and were blanked for ...

College Hockey: No. 21 Aurora routs Lions, 7-0

HANCOCK — The Finlandia University men’s hockey team lost 7-0 to No. 21 Aurora Friday night at Houghton County Arena. Aurora (3-0, 1-0 NCHA) got on the board first scoring at the 3:46 mark of the first period. Finlandia had great shots from sophomore Dylan Paavola and freshman Hunter ...

College Soccer: MTU soccer falls to Wildcats, 2-1

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Tech soccer team ended the regular season with a 2-1 defeat to Northern Michigan on Friday at the Superior Dome. Jesse Jacobusse scored the goal for the Huskies in the 66th minute, with senior Maisy Snyder providing the assist. Immediately following a goal kick, the ...

Huskies Hockey: Tech faces tall task, hosting No. 3 Minnesota St.

This weekend will be a test to see exactly what kind of hockey team Michigan Tech is this season. With No. 3 Minnesota State in town, the Huskies (3-4, 1-3 WCHA) face a Mavericks team with an offense and defense among tops in the conference. Puck drop is 7:07 p.m. today and 6:07 p.m. ...

College Football: MTU visits Wayne State for season’s final road trip

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies hit the road one last time this football season as they travel south to the the Detroit area to face the Wayne State Warriors. The Huskies (4-4, 2-4 GLIAC) are looking forward to putting last weeks 52-0 loss to Ferris State far behind them. Kickoff is 1 ...

College hockey: Lions look for quick bounce back after tough start

HANCOCK — Looking for a little of what they gained last season during their opening weekend, the Finlandia Lions hockey team returned to River Falls, Wisconsin, to take on the Falcons. When the final buzzer sounded Saturday night, the Lions came away with two losses and a lot of lessons ...