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Tech Hockey Shades NMU in OT – Saturday Sports Wrap

High School Lake Linden-Hubbell linebacker Isaac Codere has been named to this year’s Upper Peninsula high school football 8-player Dream Team. In voting by members of the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, Lakes running back Caleb Klein and defensive end William Lyons were named to the First Team. Ben Tampas …

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Nelson, Hyrkas, Zapolnik Named to 11-Player Football Dream Team

High School Three local players have been named to this year’s Upper Peninsula high school football 11-player Dream Team. In voting by members of the U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, Calumet’s Dryden Nelson was honored as a running back. Fellow Copper King Chet Hyrkas was named as a linebacker, and …

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NMU Holds Off FSU In Hockey Season-Opener

NMU The Northern Michigan University hockey team opened up a big early lead, then held off Ferris State University 5-4 last night.¬†After losing several series because of positive COVID-19 tests, the Wildcats celebrated their debut by building a 4-0 advantage early in the second period. The Bulldogs’ comeback began with …

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NMU Opens Hockey Campaign Tonight – Wednesday Sports Wrap

NMU After a number of cancellations because of positive COVID-19 tests, the Northern Michigan University hockey team will open its season tonight at home against Ferris State University. Both this game, and another to be played December 30th in Big Rapids, are non-conference competitions. The Wildcats haven’t skated in competition …

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Swoyer, Pietila Honored by WCHA – Tuesday Sports Wrap

MTU Two Michigan Tech hockey players have been honored by the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Colin Swoyer was named Defenseman of the Week. He had two assists in the Huskies’ shutout of Bemidji State Sunday. Blake Pietila was named Goaltender of the Week. He stopped 31 shots Sunday, and earned …

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Pietila, Huskies Blank Beavers – Monday Sports Wrap

MTU The Michigan Tech hockey team roared back from its lopsided loss to Bemidji State University Saturday, and blanked the Beavers yesterday 3-0. Blake Pietila stopped 31 shots, and earned his first career shutout. Justin Misiak, Trenton Bliss, and Jake Crespi scored for Tech. The Huskies will face Northern Michigan …

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Tech Hockey Routed in Bemidji – Sunday Sports Wrap

MTU Bemidji State University exploded for five goals in the second period, and buried Michigan Tech 6-3 last night. Mark Sinclair took the loss in net for the Huskies, giving up five tallies on 19 shots before he was replaced by Blake Pietila less than seven minutes into the second …

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Pistons Fall in Preseason Opener – Saturday Sports Wrap

MTU The Michigan Tech hockey team skates at Bemidji State this weekend. Faceoffs are this evening at 5:07, and tomorrow at 3:07. Northern Michigan University, which has struggled to get on the ice because of COVID-19 positives, has added two non-conference games against Ferris State this month. The teams will …

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Tigers Claim One, Lose One in Rule Five Draft

MTU The Michigan Tech hockey team skates at Bemidji State this weekend. Faceoffs are tomorrow at 5:07, and Sunday at 3:07. MLB The Detroit Tigers claimed a speedy young outfielder in yesterday’s Rule Five Draft. Akil Baddoo was claimed from the Minnesota Twins. Tigers general manager Al Avila said Baddoo …

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