Michigan Tech to Offer Spring Youth Tennis Lessons

Michigan Tech to Offer Spring Youth Tennis Lessons

HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Technological University will host youth tennis lessons at the Gates TennisCenter April 4th through April 27th. Members of the varsity women’s tennisteam will be instructing. People can register at the SDC Ticket Office, by calling 487-2073 or online.

Kids will enjoy weekly instruction provided by members of the varsity women’s tennis team and will also have limited pass privileges to Gates Tennis Center. Our youth development program is based on the USTA’s 1- & Under Program.

In addition to weekly instruction, tennisprogram participants will be able to play before 4:00 p.m. on weekdays and anytime on weekends. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a parent while playing outside of the lessons.

Parents can also take advantage of this deal and create a little friendly competition with the kids!

First Parent—$30
Both Parents—$55

Classes may be combined or times may be adjusted depending on the number of participants.

For more information, contact Gates Tennis Center at 487-2774 and visit the Tennis Lessons webpage by clicking here.

MTU Women’s Basketball to Offer Little Huskies Spring Camp

MTU Women’s Basketball to Offer Little Huskies Spring Camp

HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Michigan Tech women’s basketball program will be hosting the annual Little Huskies Spring Camp for girls in grades two through five. The camp runs April 10th through the 13thfrom 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day.

The camp will be held in the SDC Varsity Gym and the Multipurpose Gym. Students learn fundamental skills for team play and individual skills like ball handling, shooting, defense, and more—all from coaches and instructors who are renowned in their field. The cost of the camp is $45 per person and $25 for an additional sibling.

The deadline to register is April 10th and can be done at the SDC Ticket Office, by phone at 906-487-2073 or online. For more information on the camp click here.

MTU Men’s Basketball to Offer Little Huskies Spring Camp, Doghouse 3-on-3 Tournament

The Doghouse Classic is an original Michigan Tech event which saw its beginnings over 25 years ago under the direction of Kevin Borseth, head women’s basketball coach at the time. The Doghouse Classic was a long-standing tradition in the Houghton and Hancock area up until the last tournament took place in 2007. Recently, the tradition was reestablished.
The goal is to host a boys’ and girls’ division for grade levels 4 through 8, JV, and Varsity. There will also be a men’s and women’s open division available to all ages. Teams will be placed in a division according to the highest level played by any team member. Any athlete is welcome to play up a division level. However, athletes cannot play down a level.
The cost for the tournament is $80 per team with a roster limit of four players per team. To sign up, submit completed registration form along with full payment to the address below or bring to the SDC Manager’s Office (next to the SDC Ticket Office) Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. After 5pm and on weekends, registration and payment may be turned in at the Ticket Office. Deadline to register is April 3rd.
For more information on the Doghouse 3-on-3 Tournament click here.

MTU Soccer to Hold Identification Clinic in August

MTU Soccer to Hold Identification Clinic in August

This camp is open to girls entering grades 9-12 as of Fall 2017. Shin guards, soccer shoes or indoor shoes, soccer ball with name clearly printed on it, water bottle, and clothing for all weather. A packet of required forms will be sent to participants via email once their application is processed. The required forms must be submitted prior to the start of camp.
The cost of the camp is $135 (commuter only) and the deadline to sign up is August 3rd. For more information on the camp click here.

Michigan Tech Men’s Basketball to Host Middle School Basketball Tournament

The Michigan Tech Men’s Basketball team will host a middle school basketball tournament Saturday, April 8 for boys and girls in grades 5-8. There will be four divisions: 5/6 grade girls, 5/6 grade boys, 7/8 grade girls and 7/8 grade boys. A minimum of 4 teams are required to run a division.



  • 3 game guarantee
  • 5v5, full court
  • Max of 12 participants per team
  • Awards will be presented to the members of the teams that finish 1st and 2nd place in each division.
  • $150 entry fee per team

For more information or to register, visit Middle School Basketball Tournament.