Copper Country Running Company hosts anniversary race

Local Sports

HOUGHTON — Local runners interested in taking on a challenge this weekend will have just that chance as the Copper Country Running Company hosts its 1-year anniversary race at the Kestner Waterfront Park in Houghton on Saturday. The anniversary race features a 5k, a 10k, a 5k walk, and a ...

Windigo have rough home-opening weekend

National Sports

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — After a promising start to the season during the season-opening showcase in Blaine, Minnesota, the Wisconsin Windigo returned home ready to face the Fairbanks Ice Dogs looking to continue their early success. When the final buzzer sounded on Saturday, the Ice Dogs were ...

Successful summer vibes

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Provided photo The Copper Country Crush 12U team had a very successful summer, going 24-2. Pictured in the back row (from left): Andrew Goldsworthy, Payton Goldsworthy, Lucy Biekkola, Romey Koskela, Sylvia Allen, Cali Hodges, Vera Pietila, and Craig Biekkola. In the front row (from left): ...

Wyble named GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week

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HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech junior kicker/punter Drew Wyble has been named the GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Wyble accounted for 10 points for the Huskies in their 34-31 comeback victory against Upper Iowa. He went two-for-two in field ...

Twelve former Huskies at NHL training camps

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HOUGHTON — Twelve former Michigan Tech hockey players are at NHL Training Camps that began this week. Trenton Bliss – Detroit Red Wings Bliss (Appleton, Wis.) re-signed an AHL contract with the Grand Rapids Griffins in July and begins his second full pro season. He has appeared in 33 AHL ...