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Stanton Heads to Twilight Final – Friday Sports Wrap

Scherzer, Tigers Dominate Pirates Max Scherzer struck out 14 batters over eight shutout innings, as the Tigers defeated the Pirates 5-2 yesterday afternoon. Detroit carried only a slim 2-0 lead into the bottom of the eighth, but scored three insurance runs that came in handy when Phil Coke gave up …

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Huskies V’ball Picked to Place Seventh in GLIAC North

The Michigan Tech volleyball team has been picked to finish seventh in the GLIAC North Division this fall. Grand Valley State was ranked first in the Preseason Coaches’ Poll, followed by Ferris State. Northern Michigan was projected to finish third, with Saginaw Valley State and Wayne State rounding out the top five. Northwood was …

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BlueSky Wins Twilight Playoff Opener – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Tigers’ Woes Continue The Tigers’ struggles continued last night, with a 4-2 loss to the Pirates. Fill-in starter Robbie Ray was charged with all four Pittsburgh runs before leaving in the sixth inning. Detroit has lost seven of its last nine games. It’s the worst nine-game stretch the team has …

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MTU Football Picked 4th In GLIAC North

The Michigan Tech football team has been picked to finish fourth out of the eight teams in the GLIAC North Division this fall. The Huskies trailed Grand Valley State, Ferris State and Saginaw Valley State in voting by the GLIAC coaches. Hillsdale was picked to place fifth, followed by Wayne …

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Tigers Out of 1st, Lose Verlander – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Tigers Fall Out of First Place The Tigers dropped out of first place in the American League Central and lost another starting pitcher last night, while losing to the Pirates 11-6. Justin Verlander gave up five runs in the first inning, before leaving with tightness in his shoulder. He’ll undergo …

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Calumet Names New Athletic HOF Class

Calumet High School will induct nine new Athletic Hall of Fame members next month. The new honorees are: Gene Arntsen, Carl “Scuppy” Backstrom, Larry Danbom, Gordon Frantti, Joe Galetto, Paul Lehto, George Oikarinen, Jackie Rowe, and Percy Wilcox. The installation ceremony on Saturday, September 6th, will begin at 11:00 with a coffee …

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Lions, Packers Open Pre-Season – Sunday Sports Wrap

Tigers Fall Late To Beat Jays Max Scherzer pitched eight dominant innings yesterday, and turned a 2-1 lead over to closer Joe Nathan. Nathan gave up the tying run on an rbi single by Dioner Navarro… then Joba Chamberlain gave up the game-winner in the 10th… as the Tigers suffered …

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