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Jennings has built something special at Michigan Tech

When head coach Matt Jennings took over the Michigan Tech Huskies volleyball program in 2012, things appeared to be at their worst. Under former coach Orlando Gonzales, the Huskies had gone from being a 14-15 team that qualified for the GLIAC Tournament to a 2-25 team that lost all 19 GLIAC ...

Scramble a great way to start hockey season

Last Thursday, Corey Markham, Scott Mikesch, Pat Nettell and Doug Garrow brought their high school hockey teams to the Dee Stadium to play in the revived scramble, a scrimmage tournament that gives players a taste of high school hockey while also giving coaches a chance to see players attempt ...

I scored a goal and I liked it

A couple of weeks ago, I shared the fact that I am playing Oldtimers this season. At the time of my previous column, our team had played two games, and won both of them. Although, the second game was by the skin of our teeth. Since that game, we have continued our hot start. We are now 5-0 on ...

Kash money

Those in attendance Friday night for the Michigan Tech Huskies’ hockey game against the visiting St. Lawrence Saints were witness to freshman center Kash Rasmussen’s first two official points in college hockey. In fact, anyone who watched ESPN’s SportsCenter after the game, or on ...

Huskies searching for leadership

Who is the first person you think of when you hear the word leadership? As a sports fan, my thoughts drift to those athletes I grew up loving, whether that be David Wright of the New York Mets, or Mark Messier of the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks, or Steve Yzerman when ...

I guess I am an Oldtimer

For most of my life, I have played ice hockey. Growing up in the Copper Country, having Michigan Tech right next door, it was inevitable that I would discover that ice hockey not only looked fun, but would also turn out to be quite fun to play. I have played up to a fairly high level, ...