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Calumet, LL-H Learn Football Playoff Opponents

High School

Calumet and Lake Linden-Hubbell will open the high school football playoffs this coming weekend against familiar opponents.

The Lakes will play at West Iron County in Division Eight.

Calumet will host Negaunee in the opening round of the Division Six playoffs.

Dates and times for the games will be confirmed today. We will broadcast all of Calumet and Lake Linden’s games as far as they go in the tournament on KBear 102.3 and 97.7 The Wolf.

Other teams from our region that reached the playoffs…
– Ishpeming will host Bark River-Harris in the other Division Eight district opener.
– Iron Mountain will entertain Mancelona in Division Seven.
– Menominee will play at Westwood in the other Division Six district opener.
– Escanaba will host Cadillac in Division Four.
– Marquette will play at Muskegon in Division Three.

In high school volleyball tonight…
– Chassell plays at Dollar Bay-Tamarack City.
– L’Anse visits Baraga.

Finlandia

The Finlandia women’s soccer team concluded its regular season with a 7-0 shutout of Mount Mary yesterday. Addie Budzinski scored twice for the Lions. Finlandia will play in the ACAA tournament next weekend. We’ll broadcast their games on 99.3 the Lift and 993TheLift.com.

GLIAC

The Michigan Tech soccer team lost 2-1 in overtime to Saginaw Valley State yesterday. Jesse Jacobusse scored Tech’s only goal late in regulation to force extra time.

NHL

The Detroit Red Wings’ losing streak stands at eight games, after yesterday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the Saint Louis Blues. Filip Hronek, Dylan Larkin, Valtteri Filppula and Tyler Bertuzzi scored for Detroit. Jonathan Bernier took the loss in net. The Wings host the Edmonton Oilers tomorrow night. Pregame coverage begins at 7:10 on 99.3 The Lift.

NBA

The Detroit Pistons will host the Indiana Pacers tonight.

MLB

The Houston Astros shut down the Washington Nationals 7-1 last night. After sweeping all of the games in D.C., the Astros lead the World Series three games to two, and could win the title tomorrow night at home.

NFL

The Detroit Lions took an early lead, then held on to defeat the New York Giants 31-26. Matthew Stafford threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns.

In last night’s contest, Aaron Jones turned a short Aaron Rodgers pass into a 63-yard touchdown midway through the fourth quarter to give the Green Bay Packers a 31-24 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Jones rolled up a combined 226 yards rushing and receiving.

Tonight, the Miami Dolphins visit the Pittsburgh Steelers. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift.

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

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