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Houghton boys take 2nd at Powderhorn

Local Sports

BESSEMER — The Houghton High School boys ski team finished second at Powderhorn on Tuesday. The boys scored 68 points in the slalom and giant slalom to finish behind Marquette’s 32 points. The Norway girls team (60) edged out Houghton (68) for second place behind Marquette (36). The ...

MLB to start on time after players reject delay

National Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will proceed with an on-time start to spring training and the season after players rejected a plan Monday night to delay reporting by a more than a month. “In light of the MLBPA’s rejection of our proposal, and their refusal to counter our revised ...

Wisconsin high school referee dies after collapse on court

National Sports

RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. (AP) — A high school basketball referee in Wisconsin has died after collapsing on the court during a game. Tracy Krueger was 69. His death was confirmed in an email by son Brendan Krueger. No cause was given. His father was stricken while officiating a game between ...

Michigan Tech hockey visits Ferris State

Local Sports

The Michigan Tech Huskies play a rare midweek game at Ferris State in a bid to rebound from a sweep last weekend. The Huskies (8-5-1) were swept by No. 8 Bowling Green last weekend. Michigan Tech was ranked No. 18 going into the weekend and the losses stripped the Huskies of their ranking as ...

Gremlins swim teams compete in Marquette

Local Sports

HOUGHTON — The Houghton Gremlins swim teams took part in their first swim meet of the season, a dual meet with the Marquette Redmen in the Houghton High School pool. The Gremlins boys fell in the team competition 123-59 and the girls fell 129-50. However, for coach Erik Johnson, there was ...