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Brewers Win Sixth Straight – Thursday Sports Wrap

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In high school volleyball tonight…
– Calumet welcomes Iron Mountain.
– Houghton travels to Westwood.
– Hancock plays at Jeffers.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell journeys to Bessemer.
– Dollar Bay-Tamarack City visits Wakefield-Marenisco.
– L’Anse plays at Ewen-Trout Creek
– Ontonagon hosts Watersmeet.

In cross country, local teams will run at the Hancock Invitational today.


The Finlandia University men’s soccer team will host Northland College this evening at 7:00 at McAfee Field.


The Michigan Tech volleyball team opens play at the Huskies Classic in Saint Cloud, Minnesota against Minnesota-Duluth tonight.


The Detroit Tigers’ game against the New York Yankees last night was rained out. The game will be made up as part of a standard doubleheader this afternoon. Matthew Boyd will face J.A. Happ in the first game, with Spencer Turnbull starting against C.C. Sabathia in the nightcap. Pregame coverage begins at 12:45 on 99.3 The Lift. Because of tonight’s NFL contest, the second game will be broadcast on KBear 102.3. 

Mike Moustakas’ two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-5 victory over the Miami Marlins last night. Moustakas’ second home run of the game extended the Crew’s win streak to six games, and moved them into a tie with the Chicago Cubs for the second National League Wild Card playoff berth. Chicago and Saint Louis both lost last night, leaving the Cubs and Brewers both four games behind the Cardinals in the Central Division. Trent Grisham also homered.

The Brewers visit the Marlins again this afternoon. Gio Gonzalez will start against Caleb Smith.


In tonight’s NFL game, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers visit the Carolina Panthers. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift.

Please have your picks in The Wolf Pro Football Challenge turned in by noon today at one of our sponsors.

Our high school football coverage continues tomorrow night, as Hancock entertains Negaunee. The pregame show begins at 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.

Our fall Finlandia University sports coverage begins tomorrow, when the women’s soccer team entertains Maranatha Baptist. Pregame coverage will start at 3:40 on 99.3 The Lift and 993TheLift.com. Our first Lions football broadcast is Saturday, when Finlandia hosts Ripon College. Pregame coverage begins at 12:40 on 99.3 The Lift and 993TheLift.com.

Email sports news and game results to mornings@up.net.

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