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Wings, Pistons Play MLK Matinees Today – Monday Sports Wrap

College Basketball The NMU women’s basketball team salvaged a split with Saginaw Valley State over the weekend, taking yesterday’s contest 61-45. NHL The Detroit Red Wings host the Columbus Blue Jackets for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day matinee today. Coverage begins at 11:45 on 99.3 The Lift. NBA The …

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Tech Men, Women Dump Northwood – Sunday Sports Wrap

High School North Central won the Eight Player Division Two state football championship Saturday, outscoring Portland Saint Patrick 70-48. Luke Gorzinski rushed for 313 yards and four touchdowns for the Jets, and threw for 156 yards and three more scores. The 118 points set a new record for an eight-player …

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Tech Hoops Splits with Northwood – Saturday Sports Wrap

College Hockey The Northern Michigan University hockey team dropped a 5-1 decision at Bowling Green last night. Vincent de May scored the Wildcats’ only goal in the second period. Those teams play again this evening in Ohio. There is no Michigan Tech hockey again this weekend. Because of COVID-19 issues …

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Wings Blanked in Opener – Friday Sports Wrap

High School The high school basketball season will stretch into April this year. The Michigan High School Athletic Association released its revised schedules for basketball and hockey yesterday. Both reflect the delay caused by the state’s Epidemic Order. Non-contact practices for hockey and basketball can begin tomorrow. If the Epidemic …

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HS Hockey, Hoops Delayed Again – Thursday Sports Wrap

High School It will be at least another two weeks before high school basketball and hockey teams can begin play. The latest revision of the Epidemic Order from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services did open the way for several winter sports seasons to start – swimming and …

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Calumet Volleyball Team Falls in State Quarterfinal – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School Volleyball The Calumet High School volleyball team’s state tournament run ended last night with a 3-0 loss to Beaverton in the state quarterfinals. College Hockey There will be no Michigan Tech hockey again this weekend. The Huskies missed last weekend’s series at Minnesota State because of positive COVID-19 …

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Calumet High School Volleyball Tourney Run Resumes Today – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School Volleyball The Calumet High School volleyball team continues the long-delayed state tournament tonight. After a break forced by COVID-19 restrictions, the Copper Kings will face Beaverton in the quarterfinals this evening at Houghton Lake High School. If Calumet wins this evening, they’ll advance to the semifinals Thursday at …

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MTU Men’s Hoops Falls to PNW – Monday Sports Wrap

College Basketball The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team fell to Purdue Northwest 76-52 yesterday afternoon. The Huskies led by a point at halftime, but the Pride outscored them by 25 down the stretch to pull away. Eric Carl led Tech with 14 points, and Trent Bell grabbed 11 rebounds. The Huskies …

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Tech Men’s, Women’s Hoops Down PNW – Sunday Sports Wrap

College Basketball The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team swept its weekend series at Purdue Northwest, but yesterday’s win wasn’t nearly as easy as the Huskies’ 67-44 rout Friday night. Yesterday, it was the Pride that got off to a fast start, building a 10-point lead at the end of the …

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MTU Women’s Hoops Opens with Easy Win – Saturday Sports Wrap

College Basketball The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team gave up just one basket in the first quarter, and cruised to a 67-44 victory in their season opener at Purdue-Northwest last evening. Ellie Mackay led the Huskies with 17 points, and Jordan Ludescher grabbed seven rebounds. Those teams play each other …

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