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L’Anse’s Rice to Play at Finlandia – Tuesday Sports Wrap

Finlandia L’Anse basketball standout Maija Rice will play college ball at Finlandia University. Rice averaged 19 points per game as a junior last season for the Purple Hornets, and was named to the All-Copper Mountain Conference Elite team. NBA The Detroit Pistons fell to 0-3 last night, with a 128-120 …

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Packers Humble Titans – Monday Sports Wrap

MTU The Michigan Tech hockey team has added another player. Tristan Ashbrook is a center, who is transferring in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is immediately eligible for competition. Ashbrook is a Manistique native. Ashbrook played in all 34 games for RPI as a freshman last season. He tallied 13 points …

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MHSAA Clears Fall Playoff Resumption – Sunday Sports Wrap

High School The Michigan High School Athletic Association says it’s ready to proceed with the postseason tournaments for three fall sports. The football, volleyball and Lower Peninsula girls swimming and diving competitions were interrupted when the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services suspended face-to-face high school activities in November. …

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Saints Rout Vikings – Saturday Sports Wrap

NBA The Detroit Pistons host the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight.  NFL In the NFL yesterday, Alvin Kamara ran for 155 yards and six touchdowns, as the New Orleans Saints buried the Minnesota Vikings 52-33. Minnesota quarterback Kirk Cousins threw three TD passes. Today, the Lions host the Buccaneers in a 12:30 …

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Bevell Out of Saturday’s Lions Game – Friday Sports Wrap

Finlandia The Finlandia University women’s basketball team has added a new recruit. Emily Nelson was a two-year starter at Ishpeming High School. NBA The Detroit Pistons host the Cleveland Cavaliers tomorrow.  NFL In the NFL today, the Vikings visit the Saints. Coverage begins at 4:00 on 99.3 The Lift. Tomorrow, …

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MHSAA Releases Updated Schedule – Thursday Sports Wrap

High School The Michigan High School Athletic Association has updated its winter sports schedule. If the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services sports pause ends January 15th, practices can resume January 16th. Basketball, hockey and swimming competition would begin January 22nd. The hockey tournament would open with regionals the …

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DB-TC Names New Basketball Coaches – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School The proposed completion of three fall high school sports tournaments has been delayed. Last week, the Michigan High School Athletic Association decided to allow the football, volleyball and Lower Peninsula girls swimming tournaments to resume early next month. They were interrupted when the state suspended most face-to-face high …

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MTU’s Swoyer Honored by WCHA for 2nd Straight Week – Tuesday Sports Wrap

MTU Michigan Tech’s Colin Swoyer has been named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row. Swoyer had two assists and six blocked shots as the Huskies swept Northern Michigan. Blake Pietila received Honorable Mention votes for Goaltender of the Week, …

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Lions Eliminated from Playoffs with Loss to Titans – Monday Sports Wrap

NHL It’s official – the National Hockey League season will begin January 13th. The League and the Players Association confirmed the plan for the 56-game campaign yesterday. Divisions will be aligned to allow for less travel. All Canadian teams will be in the North Division. The Red Wings will play …

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Tech Hockey Sweeps NMU – Sunday Sports Wrap

MTU The Michigan Tech hockey team won its third straight game last night, defeating Northern Michigan University 3-1 in a non-WCHA contest. Alec Broetzman put the Huskies up early, with a first period goal. Brian Halonen scored the eventual game-winner early in the third period. The Wildcats got one back …

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