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Huskies get caged by Denver

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 ...

Ice removed for summer from Lakeview Arena in Marquette

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

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 ...

Upper Peninsula football all-star coaches draft players onto teams

MARQUETTE — It may still be three months until the 10th annual Upper Peninsula Football All-Star Game is played in late June, but on Saturday, coaches had the opportunity to pick players to be on their teams. Instead of the teams being divided in their traditional way by geography, either ...

Michigan Tech, Western Michigan qualify for NCAA hockey tourney

DETROIT (AP) — Two hockey teams from Michigan learned their path in the NCAA Tournament. In pairings announced Sunday, Western Michigan was paired with Air Force for a Friday game in Providence, Rhode Island, and Michigan Tech got No. 1 seed Denver for a Saturday game in ...

Mutineers pick up two victories over weekend

Submitted by Marquette Mutineers MARQUETTE — The Marquette Mutineers came away with two Great Lakes Hockey League victories over the weekend at Lakeview Arena. Starting out with a convincing 10-3 win over the Blues of Monroe, Wisconsin, Friday night, the Mutineers eked out a 4-3 ...

Redmen icers earn awards

MARQUETTE — A pair of Marquette Senior High School hockey players received Division 2 Second Team all-state recognition recently. Joey Phillips made the forwards category while Tyler Bergwall was named among goalies. The list is compiled by the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches ...

Sports briefs

Negaunee tickets available Mon. NEGAUNEE — Presale of tickets for Negaunee High School’s upcoming Class C boys basketball quarterfinal game will be sold on Monday. The Miners are playing Manton at Petoskey High School at 7 p.m. Tuesday, with the winner advancing to a C semifinal at ...

Michigan Tech hosts Saturday night for WCHA tournament title

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech will take advantage of a change in the WCHA playoff structure this season by hosting the WCHA Tournament championship game at 7:07 p.m. Saturday. The Huskies (22-14-7) earned the right to host as the No. 2 team in the league and facing No. 4 Bowling Green ...

U.P. all-star football draft Saturday

MARQUETTE — A unique event will take place this weekend for this June’s Upper Peninsula Football All-Star Game to be held at the Superior Dome in Marquette. Coaching staffs for the Red and Black teams are drafting from a set list of players, with that event to take place at Buffalo Wild ...

Negaunee Knights of Columbus crowns champion free throw shooters

These are some of the winners of the Negaunee Knights of Columbus' council-level free throw contest held Jan. 26. From left are Gavin Saunders, boys' 11-year-old winner; Nick Jacobetti, boys 13; Cambrie Perala, girls 12; Zoey Williams, girls 10; Holden Meyer, boys 10; and Jorden Guenette, boys ...

Marquette Trimedia Sentinels champs in NIHL 10-under

The 10-under Trimedia Sentinels AA youth hockey team finished the season as tournament champions in their Northern International Hockey League division by defeating the Soo Junior Lakers 4-1 in the finals. The Sentinels have won three tournaments during the season and finished with a 29-11-5 ...

Calumet outscores Mutineers Fri.

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Mutineers couldn’t keep up with Calumet’s offensive explosion as the Copper Country visitors posted a 11-3 victory in Great Lakes Hockey League action on Friday night at Lakeview Arena. The teams play again at 8 p.m. today back at Lakeview in their final ...

Sports briefs

Munising wrestlers eliminated MOUNT PLEASANT — Munising proved to be as big an underdog as the seeding suggested at the MHSAA Division 4 team wrestling finals on Friday afternoon. The Mustangs, seeded eighth in the eight-team D4 finals, lost 79-0 to No. 1 Hudson in the quarterfinals. That ...

Marquette Senior High School girls win cross country skiing state title

TRAVERSE CITY — The Marquette Senior High School girls cross country ski team won the Michigan High School state championship at the VASA Trails last weekend. Freshman Ericka Asmus led the Redettes with an overall runner-up finish. Senior teammate Bethany Wright was fifth, junior Isabel ...

Marquette Mutineers adult hockey team home this weekend

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Mutineers are looking to bounce back starting tonight after two straight losses in the Great Lakes Hockey League. The Mutineers host the Calumet Wolverines at Lakeview Arena in Marquette at 8 p.m. today and Saturday. Marquette’s defense has struggled for two ...