In girls high school basketball last evening…
• Calumet cruised to a 66-49 victory over Houghton. Jana Loukus led the Copper Kings with 18 points. Laura Giachino and Alexis Strom each added 12. Annika Peterson scored 16 for the Gremlins. Paige Sleeman added 15, including her 1,000th career point.
• Chassell fell to Bessemer 66-37. Kylee Sohlden had 11 points and six rebounds for the Panthers. Trisha Pietila grabbed 10 rebounds and added six points.
• Baraga got past Ewen-Trout Creek 39-30.
• Hancock defeated Ontonagon 64-26. Ontonagon’s originally-scheduled game against Lake Linden-Hubbell was postponed – no make-up date has been announced.
In boys action last night…
• The Houghton-West Iron County game was postponed.
• Baraga lost to Ewen-Trout Creek 67-24.
Both games between Jeffers and Watersmeet were postponed – no make-up date has been announced.
In high school hockey last night…
• The Calumet-Jeffers game was postponed. No make-up date has been announced.
The Finlandia men’s hockey team travels to Northland College tonight.
The Finlandia men’s basketball game against Wisconsin Lutheran scheduled for tonight has been postponed because of COVID-19 protocols. No make-up date has been announced.
The Detroit Red Wings will return to the ice Friday at home against the Dallas Stars. Coverage will begin at 7:15 on 99.3 The Lift.
The NHL is backing off its COVID-19 testing. For vaccinated players, tests will be administered only to those who show symptoms. Unvaccinated players, such as Detroit’s Tyler Bertuzzi, will continue to be tested daily.
The Detroit Pistons fell to the Golden State Warriors 102-86 last night. Rodney McGruder came off the bench to lead Detroit with 19 points.
The Pistons visit the Sacramento Kings tonight. Coverage will begin at 9:35 on 99.3 The Lift.
Local Sports Broadcasts
• Tomorrow – hockey – Houghton at Kingsford – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
• Tomorrow – boys basketball – Hancock at Calumet – 7:00 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
• Friday – women’s hockey – Adrian at Finlandia – 1:40 pregame on the Voice of the Lions, 99.3 The Lift.
• Friday – hockey – Grandville at Houghton – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
• Saturday – hockey – Calumet at Escanaba – 2:40 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
• Monday – girls basketball – Marquette at Calumet – 7:00 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
• Tuesday – hockey – Negaunee at Calumet – 5:40 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
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