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College Hockey: Huskies face Wildcats in pivotal WCHA series

Michigan Tech faces arch-rival Northern Michigan this weekend with WCHA tournament implications. Tech, at No. 6 in conference standings with 41 points, faces the No. 3 Wildcats (47 points) in a home-and-home series. Puck drop in Marquette is 7:07 p.m. Friday. The Huskies host NMU at 6:07 p.m. ...

College Basketball: Huskies men top GVSU on Senior Day, 78-70

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team closed out their home season in grand fashion Saturday afternoon with a 78-70 victory over the Grand Valley State Lakers. With Saturday’s win, the Huskies clinched a top-three seed in the upcoming GLIAC Tournament. They will play at ...

Men’s Basketball: Monroe, Huskies top Davenport

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies men’s basketball team improved their record at home to 11-2 on Thursday night with a 73-63 win over the Davenport Panthers. With the win, the Huskies improved to 18-8 overall and 12-6 in GLIAC play with just two games to go. Tech sits in second place ...

College Basketball: Mackay leads Tech women past Davenport

HOUGHTON — Ellie Mackay had a night to remember Thursday and it enabled her Michigan Tech teammates to notch a much-needed victory over Davenport. Mackay registered a career-high 27 points in the Huskies 74-60 win at Wood Gym. “Ellie (Mckay) was the story of the game,” MTU coach Sam ...

Tech Soccer adds JUCO transfer Haley Ruiter for 2020 Season

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech soccer program has announced that Haley Ruiter has joined the team for the upcoming 2020 season. Ruiter is an incoming transfer from Muskegon Community College, where she was a member of the Jayhawks women’s soccer team during the 2019-20 JUCO season. A native ...

Monroe named GLIAC Player of the Week

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech senior forward Kyle Monroe has been named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division Player of the Week for the sixth time this season, announced by the conference office Monday. Monroe broke the career scoring record at Michigan Tech and ...

New men’s hockey league reveals name

Seven prominent NCAA Division I hockey playing institutions who first announced last June the exploration of a new Division I men’s hockey conference that will begin play in the 2021-2022 season, have now shared that the league will be reestablished and branded as the Central Collegiate ...

Huskies shutout Ferris State Saturday for series sweep

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. —Michigan Tech shutout Ferris State 2-0 Saturday (Feb. 15) and swept the Bulldogs at Ewigleben Ice Arena for the second straight season. Colin Swoyer scored both goals for the Huskies, and Matt Jurusik made a season-high 36 saves for his second shutout of the season. Tech ...

Colin Swoyer named WCHA Defenseman of the Week

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech’s Colin Swoyer has been named the WCHA Defenseman of the Week the league announced Monday (Feb. 17). Swoyer led WCHA defensemen with three points and two goals over the weekend as the Huskies swept Ferris State. Swoyer, a sophomore from Hinsdale, Illinois, ...

College Hockey: Huskies top Ferris State

BIG RAPIDS — Michigan Tech defeated Ferris State 3-2 Friday at Ewigleben Ice Arena to win its 17th game of the season. Keegan Ford, Raymond Brice and Tommy Parrottino scored the goals and Matt Jurusik made 31 saves as the Huskies improved to 17-14-3 overall and 12-11-2 in the ...

College Hockey: Sticking to development, Huskies visit Bulldogs

Winning covers for a lot of teams’ and players’ shortcomings. Winning makes dinner taste better and going into the locker room more of a joy than a job. But winning in itself does not substitute the work it takes to develop young talent properly. And that’s what Michigan Tech head ...

Prep Hockey: Mikesch, Bulldogs top Jets 5-1

HOUGHTON — Head coach Dan Rouleau knew one of the secrets to another strong performance for his Hancock Bulldogs hockey team would be a fast start against the Jeffers Jets Tuesday night at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. The Bulldogs got the start they needed, scoring twice before the ...

Men’s Basketball: Tech’s Bilski named GLIAC North Player of the Week

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech junior guard Dawson Bilski has been selected as the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division Player of the Week, announced by the conference office Monday. Bilski helped lead the Huskies to a pair of key GLIAC wins over Purdue Northwest and ...

College Hockey: Smith’s OT goal lifts Huskies over Lakers

HOUGHTON — Senior center and co-captain Alex Smith closed the curtains on his Winter Carnival career with an overtime goal to lead Michigan Tech in a 4-3 win over Lake Superior State on Saturday. And the win to salvage a weekend split came as a great relief to the Huskies (16-14-3, 11-11-2 ...

Men’s Basketball: Huskies slip past Parkside

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies men’s basketball team evened the score with GLIAC rivals Wisconsin-Parkside on Saturday with a 79-55 win at the SDC Gym. It was the second time these two teams played. A month ago the Rangers defeated the Huskies 69-56 at Parkside. “I was very ...

College Basketball: Tech women fall to Parkside

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team suffered an 80-66 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss to Parkside on Saturday afternoon at the SDC Gym. The Huskies played a solid first quarter and led 20-19, but the Rangers countered with a strong second period and ...

College Hockey: Defense folds in Huskies’ loss to Lakers

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech’s defense collapsed in a 7-3 loss to Lake Superior State on Friday. The Huskies scored first, but Lake Superior State answered with three straight goals in a six-minute span that gave the Lakers the lead for good. Michigan Tech (15-14-3, 10-11-2 WCHA) outshot ...

College Basketball: Tech men back on winning track, top Purdue Northwest

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies men’s basketball team picked up where they left off before they headed south for a four-game road series. The Huskies moved their winning streak at home to six games with a 82-72 victory over Purdue Northwest at the SDC Wood Gym on Thursday night. ...