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FU football hosts Adrian College amid snow forecast

HANCOCK — Travis Wiltzius isn’t a big believer that bad weather can help a football team. But the Finlandia University coach and his struggling team (0-7, 0-4) will take whatever edge is available Saturday when the Lions host Adrian College (3-4, 2-2). With snow flurries and swirling ...

Michigan WR Sainristil fled Haiti as child with family

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Michigan receiver Mike Sainristil made the most of his opportunity in perhaps the biggest win of the Jim Harbaugh era at the school. If his family hadn't fled Haiti, his life likely would be much different. "I am glad we left because in America, you have more chances to ...

Tech volleyball ranked No. 21

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech volleyball team is ranked No. 21 in this week’s AVCA Top 25 poll, jumping a spot from last week. The Huskies (18-4, 10-1) have won seven straight matches. Tech was No. 22 last week, No. 24 on October 15, No. 21 on September 9, and has received votes in every ...

Lions get much needed win vs. Giants

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions wrapped up a turbulent week with an important victory — thanks to another sharp performance by Matthew Stafford. Stafford threw an ill-advised pass early on that was intercepted, but he played well the rest of the way, throwing for 342 yards and three ...

Huskies Hockey: Parrottino’s hat trick helps Tech split vs. Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Tommy Parrottino buried two goals in the second period and one in the third to lead Michigan Tech to a 4-2 win against No. 17 Bowling Green on Saturday at the Slater Family Ice Arena. Parker Saretsky also scored and Robbie Beydoun had 25 saves in his first start of the ...

MTU football loses at Ashland

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Michigan Tech football team fell 21-12 at Ashland University in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon. The Huskies (4-3, 2-3 GLIAC) fell behind 21-0 in the third quarter, but battled back with a couple of touchdowns in the second ...

MTU women’s hoops to host Lions

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team hosts Finlandia at 6 p.m. Friday in its second exhibition game of the 2019-20 schedule at the SDC Gym. Admission to the game will be a cash or canned goods donation to the Husky Food Access Network. Cash donations are accepted at the ...

Stafford, Lions spill Giants

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions were waiting for the right time and team to try a trick play they've worked on in practice recently. Early in the fourth quarter Sunday, the New York Giants proved to be the perfect opponent. Matthew Stafford threw a 41-yard flea flicker to Kenny Golladay ...

MTU soccer loses 9th straight

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech soccer team lost 2-1 in overtime against Saginaw Valley State on Sunday afternoon. The loss was the Huskies’ eighth in a row. slip to 3-9-1 overall and 0-6 in the conference with three games left in the season. “It’s always disappointing to lose in ...

Red Wings acquire Perlini from Blackhawks

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings acquired forward Brendan Perlini in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday. The 23-year-old Perlini has been a healthy scratch for most of this season, appearing in just one game. But he has 45 goals and 27 assists in 200 career appearances with ...

Huskies Hockey: Bowling Green thwarts Michigan Tech, 3-1

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Michigan Tech fell 3-1 at No. 17 Bowling Green on Friday in the first WCHA road game for the Huskies. All four goals on the night were scored on the power play. “It was a good hockey game. Take the power plays out and it’s a whole different deal,” Tech coach Joe ...

Huskies Volleyball: Tech sweeps Parkside

KENOSHA, Wis. — The No. 22-ranked Michigan Tech volleyball team got back into GLIAC play Friday with a 3-0 sweep at Parkside. The Huskies have now won six straight after their 11th sweep of the season. “Tonight was a well-played match on both sides of the ball,” Tech coach Matt ...

Huskies Hockey: Tech visits No. 17 Falcons after idle weekend

Michigan Tech returns to game action this weekend after being idle last week. Tech has a chance, at No. 17 Bowling Green, to demonstrate improvements after being swept by Alaska two weeks ago. The Huskies’ weaknesses had been exposed by the Nanooks. Breakouts, offensive puck possession ...

College Football: Huskies on the road again, visit Ashland

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies will look to make it three in a row this weekend with a win against the Ashland University Eagles on the football field. The Huskies are coming off big wins against Northern Michigan two weeks ago and a 30-17 victory on the road last week against ...

College Football: Finlandia football visits Trine University this week

HANCOCK — Two-time defending MIAA champion Trine Unversity has had its share of ups and downs this football season. The Thunder, who host Finlandia University this Saturday, won their first three games of the season and were ranked No. 23 among Divison III schools. Then the Thunder saw ...

Red Wings fall to Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators took advantage of a timely visit with the struggling Detroit Red Wings. Anthony Duclair scored twice and Ottawa beat Detroit 5-2 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game skid and extend the Red Wings’ losing streak to six. “I thought (that) was ...

Harbaugh denies he’s leaving Michigan

ANN ARBOR — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has sent an email to parents of players on his team, refuting a report saying representatives are working on his departure from his alma mater. “I am reaching out to let you know that the recent claims that I am ‘pursuing an exit strategy’ are ...

Tech’s De Marchi, Ghormley earn Crossover honors

INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan Tech volleyball players Laura De Marchi and Olivia Ghormley were named to the 12th annual Midwest Region Crossover All-Tournament Team. Of 41 teams at the Crossover, Tech was the only team with two players honored. De Marchi set up the offense with 139 assists, ...

Lions women hockey looks to rebound from disappointing 2018-19

HANCOCK — When the 2017-18 season ended, there was hope in the Finlandia Lions women’s hockey team’s locker room that they were in the process of turning a corner. The Lions had won five games in 2017-18 and found themselves in the discussion for the NCHA playoffs heading into the final ...

College Football: MTU visits Davenport

HOUGHTON — After being at home for the last two weeks, the Michigan Tech Huskies hit the road and head south to face the Davenport University Panthers. The Huskies (3-2, 1-2 GLIAC) travel downstate with a strong momentum behind them as they defeated rival Northern Michigan 24-20 for the ...