2022 All-UP eight-player football team announced

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MARQUETTE — The 2022 All-UP Football Team (8-player) was announced Tuesday by the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (UPSSA). The UPPSA selected Luke Gorzinski, of North Central, as the Offensive Player of the Year. The Defensive Player of the Year was teammate ...

Gremlins shut down Redmen

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MARQUETTE — Bryant Lee made 20 saves in a shutout as the Houghton Gremlins hockey team won their second game of the season, 3-0, on the road against the Marquette Redmen at Lakeview Arena. The Gremlins struck once each period with senior winger Landon Stevens scoring just 1:42 into the ...

Huskies downed by No. 24 Tritons

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ST. LOUIS — Turnovers and a lack of offensive punch contributed to Michigan Tech’s 75-57 loss Wednesday afternoon to No. 24 ranked Missouri-St. Louis inside the Mark Twain Building. The Tritons balanced their scoring and put up 40 points in the paint to pull away in the second ...

Lions sees the Falcons escape

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RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Three players scored in double figures as the Finlandia University men’s basketball team (2-4) lost 78-69 to Wisconsin-River Falls (3-2), Wednesday night at Don Page Arena. The first 12 minutes of the game was a tight contest. Junior Ilrick Higgins-Moise knocked one ...

Copper Kings look to rely on defense-first mentality

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CALUMET — For the better part of the last decade, the Calumet Copper Kings hockey team has featured multiple players who were naturally gifted goal scorers, from Rory Anderson to Dean Loukus, from Sam Erkkila to Tanner Rowe. Last season, the Copper Kings featured Jackson Rilei and Paul ...