In high school hockey tonight…
– Houghton skates at Hancock.
– Jeffers visits Kingsford. Our broadcast will begin at 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.
On the opening night of the girls basketball season…
– Calumet hosts Ewen-Trout Creek.
– Hancock welcomes West Iron County.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell visits Republic-Michigamme.
– Jeffers travels to Watersmeet.
– Chassell tips off at L’Anse.
– Dollar Bay-Tamarack City entertains Bessemer. Coverage will begin at 6:10 on 99.3 The Lift and 993TheLift.com.
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Michigan Tech’s Kyle Monroe has been named the GLIAC North Division Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Monroe scored 41 points in the Huskies’ two wins at the Seawolf Thanksgiving Classic in Anchorage over the weekend, and was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.
The Finlandia University men’s hockey team hosts Hamline University this afternoon at 4:00 at the Houghton County Arena.
The Detroit Red Wings’ winless streak reached 10 games last night, with a 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders. Dylan Larkin scored Detroit’s only goal. Jonathan Bernier stopped 21 shots. In their last six games, the Wings have been outscored 28-5.
The Wings are off until they host the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday. Coverage will begin at 6:40 on 99.3 The Lift.
The Detroit Pistons will visit the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight. Coverage will begin at 6:35 on 99.3 The Lift.
In last night’s game, the Minnesota Vikings lost 37-30 to the Seattle Seahawks.
The Detroit Lions have placed rookie tight end T.J. Hockenson on injured reserve. Their first-round pick in the 2019 draft suffered an ankle injury in Thursday’s loss to the Chicago Bears.
The Detroit Tigers offered contracts to all five of their arbitration-eligible players yesterday. Buck Farmer, Matthew Boyd, Michael Fulmer, JaCoby Jones and Daniel Norris will remain with the team. Their salaries will be determined either through negotiation or arbitration.
The Milwaukee Brewers let five arbitration-eligible players go yesterday. The group includes third baseman Travis Shaw and former starter Jimmy Nelson, along with relievers Junior Guerra and Alex Claudio, and infielder Tyler Saladino. They become free agents. Milwaukee signed contracts with shortstop Orlando Arcia and outfielder Ben Gamel, and offered contracts to arbitration-eligible arbitration-eligible pitchers Josh Hader, Corey Knebel and Brent Suter.
Former Brewers infielder Mike Moustakas has signed a four-year, free agent deal with the Cincinnati Reds. His departure follows that of catcher Yasmani Grandal, who has signed with the White Sox, and pitcher Drew Pomeranz, who has signed with the Padres.
Our Finlandia University coverage continues tomorrow, when the women’s basketball team entertains Viterbo University. The pregame show will start at 4:40 on 99.3 The Lift and 993TheLift.com.
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