Huskies get caged by Denver

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Tech hockey team’s smooth ride through the postseason slammed into a wall Saturday afternoon during the NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal game in Cincinnati. That wall was the top-seeded Denver defense as it suffocated the Huskies almost the entire game. The ...

The streak continues

Prep Sports

By MICHAEL EPPS The Detroit News via AP EAST LANSING — You blinked, and Saturday's Class D state championship was already over. Powers North Central scored a record-breaking 38 points in the first quarter, the most points scored in any quarter of a MHSAA Finals game. Powers ...

Is Kaepernick worth it? Yes, if you’re brave enough

Sports Columns

Pro quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a controversial figure and that’s putting it mildly. Last season when he decided to kneel down during the national anthem, he was taking a figurative stand against the injustice he saw toward African-Americans in this country. As soon as he started his ...

Wildcats taking their lumps early

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team will close the non-conference schedule of their inaugural season this weekend with trips to Wheeling Jesuit and Notre Dame College (Ohio). The Wildcats are coming off a weekend where they dropped road games to Georgian ...

Ice removed for summer from Lakeview Arena in Marquette

Local Sports

MARQUETTE — Lakeview Arena in Marquette has officially ended the 2016-17 ice season with all ice having been removed. Dry floor activities and events on both the Russell and Olson arenas will be announced soon. For more information, call the Lakeview Arena office at 228-0490.

Michigan Tech hockey to be shown on large screen

Local Sports

HOUGHTON — For those who can’t travel to Cincinnati for Saturday’s NCAA regional semifinal hockey game between No. 19 Michigan Tech and No. 1 Denver, you can watch it live on a big screen. Michigan Tech Athletics and the school’s Film Board are hosting a live broadcast of the game at ...

Northern Michigan University Wildcats lacrosse team falls, 16-9

NMU Sports

SHEPHERDSTOWN, West Virginia — The Northern Michigan University lacrosse team fell to Shepherd, 16-9, Sunday afternoon at Ram Stadium. The 1-4 Wildcats face off against Wheeling Jesuit in Wheeling, West Virginia, on Saturday. In Sunday’s contest, the host Rams came out strong, scoring ...