The first ever Copper Mountain Golf Championships were held recently at the Lac Vieux Desert Golf Course in Watersmeet. Ontonagon won both the boys and girls team titles. On the boys side, Jeffers finished second, with Watersmeet third, Dollar Bay-Tamarack City fourth, and Chassell fifth. Eddy Polakowski medaled for the Gladiators.
On the girls side, Watersmeet finished second out of the two teams that qualified in team competition. Hallie Bobula of Ontonagon placed first overall.
Polakowski led the boys All-Conference squad, joined by teammates Henry Menigoz and Tomas Immonen. David Storm and Ashton Janke from the Blue Bolts round out the boys honorees.
Bobula was joined on the girls All-Conference team by fellow Gladiators Ella Menigoz, Izabelle Lutz and Whitney Rule, along with Watersmeet’s Allison Grear.
The Detroit Tigers broke their nine-game losing streak by winning a 9-8 slugfest over the New York Mets last night. Jacoby Jones homered and drove in a career-best four runs. Miguel Cabrera blasted his second homer of the season. Starter Gregory Soto was charged with five runs before he was chased in the fourth inning. Buck Farmer got the win in relief.
The Tigers play the Mets in New York again this afternoon. Ryan Carpenter has been called back up to start against Jason Vargas. Pregame coverage will begin at 3:45 on 99.3 The Lift.
To make room for Carpenter on the roster, Sandy Baez has been sent to Toledo.
The Milwaukee Brewers lost 6-4 to the Philadelphia Phillies last night. Chase Anderson struggled through four innings, giving up three runs on six hits. Freddy Peralta took the loss in relief, after giving up single runs in the sixth and seventh. Christian Yelich became the first major-leaguer to hit 20 home runs this season. He also became the fastest player in Milwaukee history to reach the mark. Orlando Arcia also hit one out.
The Brewers host the Phillies again this afternoon. Jhoulys Chacín will pitch against Jake Arrieta.
After more than a year on the injured list, the Brewers activated starter Jimmy Nelson yesterday. He’s been assigned to Triple-A San Antonio, where he’ll continue working his way back from a major shoulder injury.
In NBA playoff action, the Toronto Raptors host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight. Toronto leads the Eastern Conference final 3-2.
Jenna Phelps is returning to the Michigan Tech soccer team as a Graduate Assistant Coach. Phelps was a goalkeeper for the Huskies from 2012 to 2015. She has spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
Our high school softball tournament coverage begins Tuesday, when Hancock plays at Lake Linden-Hubbell. The broadcast will begin at 4:10 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.
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