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BlueSky, Wolverine Earn Twilight Wins – Wednesday Sports Wrap

American League Wins All-Star Game Miguel Cabrera’s two-run homer powered the American League to a 5-3 victory in the All-Star Game last night. The evening belonged to Derek Jeter, the longtime captain of the New York Yankees… who singled and doubled in his final summer classic. Jeter received a standing …

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Mettlach To Join Finlandia Football Staff

From Finlandia University Athletics Finlandia University head football coach Tim Driscoll has hired Gwinn, Michigan native Dan Mettlach as Finlandia’s offensive coordinator. Mettlach will begin his duties immediately. Mettlach has been coaching collegiate football since 2007, including 3 seasons (2007-2010) at Northern Michigan University.  In 2011, Mettlach served as quarterbacks …

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Robinson Sweeps Run the Keweenaw – Monday Sports Wrap

MLB: Tigers Fall to Royals Justin Verlander shut out the Royals through six innings… but unraveled in the seventh, and Detroit lost to Kansas City 5-2 yesterday. Verlander had allowed just two hits over those six innings… but gave up four straight singles to open the seventh. The rest of …

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Run the Keweenaw Opens – Saturday Sports Wrap

MLB: Tigers Edge Royals The Tigers won their fourth in a row last night… slipping past the Royals 2-1. Anibal Sanchez earned the win… giving up eight hits over seven innings, but allowing just a single run in the first. Both Jaba Chamberlain and Joe Nathan faces scoring threats in …

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Tigers Rout Royals – Friday Sports Wrap

Morning Sports for Friday, July 11th: MLB: Tigers Rout Royals The Tigers scored eight runs in the fifth inning, and pounded the Royals 16-4 last night. Torii Hunter homered, and 11 Detroit batters collected hits. Drew Smyly earned the win. He gave up single runs in the second and fourth …

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Crawford to Retire – Thursday Sports Wrap

MLB: Tigers Sweep Dodgers Max Scherzer turned in seven strong innings, as the Tigers defeated the Dodgers 4-1 yesterday. Detroit gave their All-Star pitcher all the runs he’d need when they scored twice in the first inning. Scherzer’s only mistake was a home run ball he threw to Miguel Rojas …

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CLK Hockey Coach Crawford to Retire

Longtime Calumet High School hockey coach Jim Crawford will retire at the conclusion of the upcoming hockey season. Crawford became the varsity head coach in 1984. Since then, he’s achieved a record of 522 wins, 251 losses and 21 ties. He’s led the Copper Kings to 15 regional championships, and six …

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