No. 17 Huskies gear up for big weekend with Wildcats

National Sports

HOUGHTON — For the last several seasons the No. 17 Michigan Tech Huskies and the No. 19 Northern Michigan Wildcats hockey teams were in the WCHA, they would close out the regular season facing each other. The rivalry weekend usually held an important meaning for one of the two squads and the ...

Calumet wins 66-49, hands Houghton 1st loss of season

Local Sports

CALUMET — In a battle of unbeaten teams, Calumet took a substantial lead early and handed Houghton its first loss of the season on Tuesday. The Copper Kings (8-0) scored 22 points in the opening eight minutes en route to their 66-49 win. “We like to jump on teams early,” said ...

Ovechkin scores 27th goal, Capitals beat Jets 4-3 in OT

National Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 27th goal of the season, Tom Wilson scored in overtime and the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 Tuesday night. Wilsonís goal 26 seconds into the 3-on-3 OT gave the Capitals their first victory in that situation this ...

Chances were missed to stop U. of Michigan doctor Anderson

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DETROIT (AP) — Suspicions that a University of Michigan sports doctor was committing sexual assault went back decades, long before a $490 million settlement this week with victims, but no one stepped forward to ensure that Robert Anderson would be kicked off campus. The many missed ...

Basketball: Hancock boys fall to Negaunee, 43-24

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HANCOCK — The Negaunee Miners boys’ basketball team shutout the Hancock Bulldogs in the first quarter and went on to win 43-24 on Monday. Their pressure defense kept the Bulldogs to under 10 points in three of the four quarters. While the Bulldogs (1-7) scored 11 in the second, head ...