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No. 18 Michigan Tech beats NMU 4-1 for 7th straight win

MARQUETTE — The No. 18 Michigan Tech hockey team earned a nonconference sweep of Northern Michigan with a 4-1 come from behind victory on Monday. The Huskies (8-3-1) have now won seven straight overall, six straight against the Wildcats (2-10), and six straight at the Berry Events ...

Sinclair stops 32 shots as Huskies shut out Wildcats

HOUGHTON — It would have been easy for the Michigan Tech Huskies hockey team to take yet another weekend off after their series against the Lake Superior State Lakers were unable to travel to Houghton due to COVID-19 protocols. Instead, the Huskies scrambled late Friday to come up with a ...

Tech women win, sweep LSSU

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech women's basketball team moved their winning streak to three games with a come-from-behind win against the Lake Superior State University Lakers on Sunday. With the 69-49 victory, the Huskies move to 5-1 on the season while the Lakers fall to 1-5. Saturday's ...

Michigan Tech men beat LSSU, 83-70

SAULT STE. MARIE — Michigan Tech men's basketball won its fourth straight game 83-70 over Lake Superior State Saturday afternoon at Bud Cooper Gymnasium. Dawson Bilski and Owen White bolstered the offensive output with 17 points apiece and the Huskies shot the basketball extremely well for ...

Legends: Grimes set many hoops scoring records

HOUGHTON — He played during a down period in Michigan Tech men’s basketball program. But Larry Grimes managed to rewrite the record book of the Huskies between 1968 and 1972, setting a large percentage of the marks at the time. In fact, it wasn’t until this past March that the ...

Michigan Tech men spill Lakers, 79-74

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team withstood a 3-point barrage in the first half and clawed their way to a 79-74 road victory over Lake Superior State on Friday afternoon. Owen White charged Tech’s offense with 29 points and Trent Bell notched a double-double ...

Tech women shoot past LSSU, 61-46

HOUGHTON — It was the tale of two halves for the Michigan Tech women's basketball team as they downed the Lake Superior State University Lakers 61-46 Friday night at the Wood Gym.The first 20 minutes was a rough one for both teams while the Huskies dominated the last two quarters. Neither ...

Tech hockey series vs. LSSU postponed

Michigan Tech’s hockey series against Lake Superior State was postponed at the last minute. The decision was announced by Tech via tweet at 5:19 p.m. Friday, less than two hours before scheduled faceoff against the Lakers. Tech said in a release the postponement was due to “COVID-19 ...

Husky women top Timberwolves, 67-48

HOUGHTON — An energized Michigan Tech women’s basketball team on the court and on the bench made the difference Saturday afternoon at the SDC Wood Gym as the Huskies downed the Northwood Timberwolves 67-48. “The energy on the bench was a huge game changer,” said Tech head coach Sam ...

Huskies men sweep Northwood

MIDLAND — Efficient shooting and a double-double by Owen White keyed Michigan Tech men’s basketball to a 68-63 win over Northwood University at Riepma Arena on Saturday. The Huskies shot 23 for 44 (52%) to complete the weekend sweep of the Timberwolves. White finished with 23 points, 11 ...

MTU women fall short against Northwood

HOUGHTON — A last minute shot by Northwood’s Ellie Taylor in the paint with less than 10 seconds remaining in the game put the Timberwolves over the Michigan Tech Huskies 58-56 on Friday. It was tough loss as the Huskies (2-1) led for more than 26 minutes. It was an offensive shootout ...

Michigan Tech makes hockey schedule changes

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech hockey series scheduled for this weekend at Ferris State has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Feb. 2 and Tuesday, Feb. 9. Michigan Tech announced the changes Tuesday afternoon. The WCHA series that was postponed last weekend against No. 4 Minnesota State has also ...

Pietila named HCA’s top goaltender for December

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech sophomore goaltender Blake Pietila has been named the Hockey Commissioners Association National Goaltender of the Month for December. Pietila led the WCHA with his .955 save percentage during the month. The Howell native tied for the league wins lead with four and ...

Sinclair gets 1st win as a Husky, Tech sweeps UAH

HOUGHTON — Mark Sinclair got a rare start and beat his former team Alabama Huntsville 2-1 on Sunday and completing Tech’s weekend sweep. Sinclair made 19 saves in his first win as a Husky. It’s the Huskies’ fifth straight win and second straight sweep. Sinclair, a senior, ...

Huskies Nordic ski team wins Super CXC Cup

Editor's note: This story was filed after Sunday's press time. It will appear in Tuesday's print edition of The Daily Mining Gazette. HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Nordic ski team began its 2021 season over the weekend by hosting the MTU Holiday Championships-Super CXC Cup at the Tech ...

Tech hosts Alabama Huntsville to begin busy January

It’s a matchup that months ago looked like wouldn’t happen again. The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in March led to sweeping budget changes across all industries. College hockey, like all other sports, wasn’t immune to the crippling financial effects brought about in the ...

Huskies earn fourth straight win with 4-0 victory over Chargers

HOUGHTON — Sometimes it takes a few games for a college hockey player to have an impact on his new team as a freshman. For Michigan Tech Huskies forward Nick Nardella, it took just two games for him to have an impact. Nardella helped the Huskies overcome a sluggish first period by picking ...

U.P. native Ashbrook transfers to Michigan Tech from RPI

Michigan Tech added a Yooper to the roster. The Huskies announced Sunday that they added Tristan Ashbrook to the hockey team. Ashbrook, a Manistique native, transferred from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He scored nine goals and four assists there last season as a freshman. Ashrbook, a ...

Tech’s Swoyer named WCHA Defenseman of the Week again

Michigan Tech junior defenseman Colin Swoyer was named the WCHA Defenseman of the Week for the second straight week after the team’s sweep of rival Northern Michigan. Swoyer had two assists, both of which came in the Huskies’ 4-3 overtime win Friday in Houghton. The Huskies (4-3-1) ...

Bliss, Misiak lead Huskies past rival Wildcats 4-3 in OT

HOUGHTON — Knowing the visiting Northern Michigan Wildcats had already played this week, the Michigan Tech Huskies hockey team knew they wanted to jump on the Wildcats early and often. The Huskies did just that, scoring just under four minutes in and then fighting hard in overtime to earn ...