Packers set for 49ers divisional rematch

National Sports

It was the rally that sparked the Green Bay Packers toward the NFL's best regular-season record. The Packers had split their first two games — a blowout loss to New Orleans and a home victory over Detroit — before visiting San Francisco for a Sunday night matchup. After getting the ball ...

Houghton, Calumet beat University of Detroit Jesuit

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HOUGHTON — Houghton and Calumet combined to send the University of Detroit Jesuit High School home winless after two weekend games in the Copper Country. Houghton Gremlins beat UDJ 5-1 on Friday. Calumet edged the Cubs 2-1 on Saturday in the schools’ annual Miner’s Cup ...

Warriors’ late goal sinks Gremlins

Local Sports

HOUGHTON — For the better part of the 51-minute hockey game between the Houghton Gremlins and the visiting Brother Rice Warriors, the Gremlins were the better team. They outskated, outshot, and even, at times, outhit the Warriors.  However, a puck poked loose with about 10 seconds ...

Pietila earns 2 shutouts, Michigan Tech sweeps Lakers

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SAULT STE. MARIE — No. 19 Michigan Tech swept Lake Superior State with a pair of 3-0 shutouts Friday and Saturday. Tech scored three power-play goals in the second half of Saturday’s game, and Blake Pietila got his fifth shutout with 11 saves. “We made a little change on the power ...

Hockey: Hancock blanks Negaunee in 5-0 win

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HANCOCK — The Hancock Bulldogs beat Negaunee 5-0 for their third straight game Thursday. Five Bulldogs got a goal as the squad scored three times in the first, once in the second and again in the third. The Bulldog defense kept the Miners (3-10) to just seven shots on the night while the ...