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Calumet Volleyball Dumps Marquette – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School

In high school volleyball last night, Calumet spotted Marquette the first set, then pulled away to claim a 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-8, 25-25) victory.

On the volleyball schedule today…
• Calumet entertains Hancock.
• Dollar Bay-Tamarack City plays at Jeffers.
• L’Anse travels to Chassell.
• Ontonagon hosts Bessemer.

In cross country, Houghton competes at the Kingsford Invitational this afternoon.

MLB

The Detroit Tigers had yesterday off, and begin a home set against the Royals tonight. Matthew Boyd will pitch against Danny Duffy. Coverage begins at 6:45 on 99.3 The Lift.

Detroit’s Jeimer Candelario has been named American League Player of the Week. Last week, Candelario hit .423, with three home runs and nine RBI. He’s the first Detroit player to earn the honor in two years.

The Milwaukee Brewers split their doubleheader against the Saint Louis Cardinals yesterday, taking the first game 2-1, and dropping the nightcap 3-2. Both games went extra innings.

The first game was scoreless through the regulation seven frames. The Cardinals took the lead with a run off Freddy Peralta in the top of the eighth. Ryan Braun tied the game with an RBI double in the bottom of the eighth, and Keston Hiura’s sacrifice fly drove in the game-winner. Josh Lindblom threw five shutout innings.

In the second contest, the Crew scored twice in the fourth on a Jedd Gyorko homer. Saint Louis got one back off starter Corbin Burnes in the fifth, then tied the game with a run off Eric Yardley in the seventh. Paul DeJong’s two-out single off Justin Topa in the top of the ninth plated the winning run for the Cards. Topa had been brought up as the extra man for the doubleheader.

The Brewers host the Cardinals in a single game tonight. Brett Anderson will start against Jack Flaherty.

Milwaukee brought reliever Ray Black off the injured list yesterday, and claimed outfielder Billy McKinney off waivers from the Blue Jays. To make room on the roster, they designated infielder Ronny Rodriguez and pitcher Trey Supak for assignment. Supak was a surprise – he’s one of the Brewers’ top-20 prospects, and could be claimed by another team off waivers.

NHL

The Stars won the Western Conference title last night, edging the Golden Knights 3-2 in overtime. Dallas took the series 4-1.

The Eastern Conference final continues tonight, as the Lightning face the Islanders. Tampa Bay leads that series 3-1.

NBA

The NBA Eastern Conference final between the Celtics and the Heat begins tonight. The last remaining Western Conference semifinal will conclude this evening, as the Clippers and Nuggets play game seven of their series.

NFL

In last night’s NFL contests…
• The Steelers dumped the Giants 26-16.
• The Titans got past the Broncos 16-14.

If you played The Wolf Pro Football Challenge, you must have picked at least 12 games correctly to be eligible to be our weekly winner.

The Packers will complete the season without guard Lane Taylor. The veteran suffered a knee injury in Sunday’s win over the Vikings. Coach Matt LaFleur confirmed the prognosis yesterday.

The Detroit Lions play the Packers in Green Bay in a 1:00 game on Sunday. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift.

Our high school football coverage begins Friday night, when Hancock entertains Gwinn… and Saturday, when Lake Linden Hubbell hosts Carney-Nadeau in the Lakes’ first-ever eight-player contest. Hear both games on KBear 102, and see our full broadcast schedule at KBear102.com.

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