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Huskies ranked No. 19 this week

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HOUGHTON — After a loss and tie to No. 15 Bowling Green last weekend, the Michigan Tech hockey team slipped to No. 19 in the latest NCAA Division I hockey poll. Michigan Tech (13-10-2, 8-7-1 WCHA) tied the Falcons 2-2 Saturday after losing 3-2 on Friday. The Huskies were ranked No. 17, ...

Lions add defensive coordinator Undlin

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ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have hired Cory Undlin to replace Paul Pasqualoni as defensive coordinator. Matt Patricia added the former Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs coach to his staff on Monday. Patricia and Undlin started their NFL careers together with the New England ...

College Hockey: Huskies hold on to tie Falcons 2-2

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HOUGHTON — It wasn’t a perfect weekend for No. 17 Michigan Tech, closing out the weekend with a 2-2 tie against No. 16 Bowling Green on Saturday. While the game goes into the books as a tie, Bowling Green’s Max Johnson scored during the five-minute 3-on-3 overtime for the extra WCHA ...

College Basketball: Lions lose to Holy Family

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HANCOCK — A tremendous second half effort by Finlandia University’s Dylan Underwood went for naught as the Lions dropped an 86-74 game to Holy Family College Sunday afternoon at Paavo Nurmi Gym. Underwood, a junior guard from Michigan City, Ind., scored 28 of his game-high 34 points in ...

Prep Hockey: Houghton edges Novi 6-5 in OT

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HOUGHTON — Sometimes hockey comes down inches or seconds. Or like it did on Saturday, it came down to both. A matter of seconds, because Houghton’s Ty Halonen scored the tying goal with 11 seconds remaining in the game, setting the stage for Camden Markham to bury a rebound in overtime ...

Men’s Basketball: Huskies spill Purdue Northwest, 84-77

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WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Michigan Tech men's basketball team held off Purdue Northwest for an 84-77 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory on the road Saturday afternoon. The Huskies owned the lead for over 38 minutes in the game, but the Pride remained within striking distance ...

Prep Hockey: Bulldogs top Northville, earn 3rd straight win

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HANCOCK — If head coach Dan Rouleau had one message for his players through the first nine games of the season, it was that things will get better. The Hancock Bulldogs hockey team faced Top 5 talent in at least six of their first nine contests and had just one win for their ...

No. 16 Falcons edge No. 17 Huskies, 3-2

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HOUGHTON — Bowling Green didn’t tip-toe around flat-footed Michigan Tech. The No. 16 Falcons (12-9-1, 7-6-1-1 WCHA) wore down the No. 17 Huskies with a relentless forecheck en route to a 3-2 win Friday. Bowling Green came into Friday with every intention of reversing the misfortunes of ...

Prep Hockey: Copper Kings rally past Northville 2-1 in overtime

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CALUMET — It took more than three periods but the Copper Kings pulled off a 2-1 win in overtime on Friday against the Northville Mustangs. It was a game characterized by a lot of shots from Calumet and great goaltending by Northville’s Joey Loebach. Two minutes into the eight-minute ...

Roundup: Cardinals spill Dollar Bay; Chassell wins

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DOLLAR BAY — Despite leading after one quarter and having a strong start to the second half, the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Blue Bolts girls basketball team ultimately fell to the Wakefield-Marenisco Cardinals, 51-44, at home Friday night. The Blue Bolts got six points out of Ashlea Datto to ...

Lions men’s hockey falls to No. 11 Lake Forest, 6-3

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Finlandia University men’s hockey team lost 6-3 to No. 11 Lake Forest on Friday night. Lake Forest (12-2-1, 9-1 NCHA) came out quick scoring twice in the first seven minutes of the game. Finlandia took a deep breath and came fighting back. Freshman Tyler Vanuden ...

Jets cruise to victory: Jeffers boys down Baraga

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PAINESDALE — The Baraga Vikings proved to be no contest for the Jeffers Jets on Thursday night as the Jets outscored them by 43 points. The Jets scored 21 points in the first quarter to take 12-point advantage into the first break. They kept that pressure on the second, scoring another 24 ...

We are the champions

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Provided photo The Calumet-Lake Linden Lions pose after winning the Holiday Hockey Tournament in Marquette in late December. Pictured in the back row (from left): Coach Jon Schneiderhan, Danny Mikus, Evan Ylitalo, Dawson Hendrickson, Zander Abramson, Nate St. Onge, Chloe Mikus, Axl ...

Westwood girls outlast Calumet

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ISHPEMING — Good basketball teams simply get the job done. They may not be flashy every time they step out on the court, but they find a way to win games. That’s what the Westwood girls did Thursday night. The Patriots started off slow, but gradually built up a double-digit lead in the ...

Bulldogs get 26 from Kero, hold off Hematites

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ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming girls basketball team came close to getting a win on its home court Thursday night, but came up just short in the end, falling 36-33 to Hancock. Emma Poirier led the Hematites with 25 points, while D’Andra Kero had 14 for the Bulldogs. “Free throws and layups ...

Boys Basketball: Houghton cruises past Wykons

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HOUGHTON — What a difference a day makes. Or rather, make that a night. After struggling shooting the basketball the night before against Kingsford in a four-point defeat, the Houghton Gremlins came out all guns blazing Tuesday night versus West Iron County in a 68-42 win in boys basketball ...

Girls Basketball: Jets throttle Cardinals, 50-26

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PAINESDALE — What a difference a month makes. In mid-December, the Jeffers Jets girls basketball team was raw. They were all over the place rushing into shots. That style of play has drastically changed. On Tuesday night, it was a very different Jeffers Jet girls squad. It was a team ...