In high school football last night…
– Calumet remained unbeaten by smothering Norway 47-13. Nick Djerf ran for three touchdowns.
– Houghton earned its first win of the season, edging Gwinn 28-24. Ty Halonen’s 55-yard run with four minutes remaining provided the winning margin.
– Hancock overpowered Munising 41-0.
– Jonah Dowd ran for two touchdowns as L’Anse blanked Lake Linden-Hubbell 14-0. Dowd had 169 yards rushing for the Purple Hornets. Caleb Klein led the Lakes with 93 yards.
– Ontonagon downed Stephenson 26-16. It’s the first win of the season for the Gladiators.
See highlights from L’Anse-Lake Linden, Calumet-Norway, and other U.P. games here:
The women’s soccer squad plays at Minnesota-Morris tomorrow.
The Finlandia volleyball team entertains Maranatha Baptist today at 11:00.
The Finlandia football team is off this weekend.
The Michigan Tech soccer team set a school record for most goals in a game, routing Purdue Northwest 6-0 yesterday. Grace Shaw scored twice. The Huskies will host Wisconsin-Parkside tomorrow at noon.
The MTU volleyball team won its fifth straight match, sweeping Saginaw Valley State 3-0 (26-24, 25-21, 27-25) last night. MacAulay Peterson had 13 kills. The Huskies will host Lake Superior State today at 4:00.
The Huskies football team will host Grand Valley State in the homecoming game today at 1:00. At today’s game, the renovated facility around Sherman Field will be christened Kearly Stadium, in honor of former Tech football coaches Ted and Tom Kearly. The official name will now be Sherman Field at Kearly Stadium.
The Detroit Tigers’ doubleheader at Chicago was rained out yesterday. One of the games will be made up as part of a traditional doubleheader today. Matthew Boyd will pitch against Reynaldo Lopez in the opener. Tyler Alexander will face Ivan Nova in the nightcap. Pregame coverage begins at 3:15 on 99.3 The Lift.
The other game will not be made up, and the Tigers will end their season with a single contest at Chicago tomorrow afternoon.
The Milwaukee Brewers lost 11-7 to the Colorado Rockies last night. Colorado took control with a seven-run sixth inning. Lorenzo Cain homered for the Crew.
The Brewers continue that series at Colorado tonight. Gio Gonzalez will start against Chi Chi González.
Ryan Braun strained a calf muscle while running out an infield single in the first inning last night’s game. He’ll undergo an MRI today.
The Cardinals also lost, so Milwaukee still trails Saint Louis by one game in the National League Central Division. Each team has two games remaining. The Nationals won, and hold a two-game edge over the Brewers in the race for home field advantage in the wild card game.
The Detroit Red Wings lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 in a shootout last night. Evgeny Svechnikov, Chris Terry and Givani Smith scored for Detroit. Jonathan Bernier stopped 34 shots.
The Wings will wrap up their preseason schedule at Toronto tonight. Listen for regular-season Wings broadcasts on 99.3 The Lift.
Former Red Wings coach Nick Polano has died. Polano was the first coach hired after Mike Ilitch bought the team in 1982. He’s credited with helping end the infamous “Dead Wings” era, making the playoffs twice during three seasons, and then moving to the front office to help bring in the players who eventually gained fame as “The Russian Five.” Nick Polano was 78.
The Detroit Lions host the Kansas City Chiefs tomorrow. Pregame coverage begins at 11:00 on 99.3 The Lift.
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