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‘Dogs Rip Gwinn – Saturday Sports Wrap

High School

In high school football last night…
• Calumet’s game against West Iron County was canceled because the Wykons didn’t have enough healthy players to field a team. Officially, the Copper Kings receive a 1-0 forfeit victory.
• Hancock routed Gwinn 46-0. Chad Nordstrom ran for two touchdowns and passed for another. Shane Aho caught two touchdown passes, and returned an interception for a score.
• L’Anse fell to Iron Mountain 42-0.

See video highlights from both games here:

• Houghton plays at Bark River-Harris. Coverage will start at 1:10 on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
• Lake Linden-Hubbell visits North Central. The broadcast will start at 1:40 on KBear 102.3.

In high school volleyball last night…
• Hancock v Dollar Bay-Tamarack City – no report.

See the full schedule for all our local high school teams here.

College Football

The Michigan Tech football team has the weekend off.

The Northern Michigan University football team hosts Davenport University today.

The Finlandia University football team is off this weekend.

College Soccer

The Michigan Tech soccer team shut down Davenport University 2-0 last night. Grace Shaw and Jesse Jacobusse scored, as the Huskies outshot the Panthers 22-6. Tech will host second-ranked Grand Valley State tomorrow at noon.

The Finlandia women’s soccer team plays at Ripon College today, and Carroll University tomorrow.

The Finlandia men’s soccer team dropped a 6-1 decision at Lawrence University yesterday. Sam Williams scored the Lions’ only goal.

College Volleyball

The MTU volleyball team lost a tight 3-2 (21-25, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12) match to Grand Valley yesterday. Anna Jonynas led the Huskies with 25 kills and 15 digs. Tech will host Davenport this afternoon at 2:00.

The Finlandia volleyball team earned a split on their opening day at the Lawrence Invitational yesterday, defeating Mount Mary 3-2 (16-25, 25-17, 24-14, 23-25, 17-15), and falling to the host team 3-1 (25-19, 18-25, 17-25, 18-25). The Lions will face Maranatha Baptist and the Milwaukee School of Engineering today.

College Hockey

Former Michigan Tech hockey standout Lou Angotti has died. Angotti led the Huskies to the 1962 NCAA Championship, and remains the only player to ever be named the NCAA Tournament’s Most Valuable Player twice. In 89 career games at Tech, Angotti scored 71 goals and added 61 assists. He went on to play 10 seasons in the NHL, and serve as head coach of the Saint Louis Blues and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Angotti was inducted into the MTU Hall of Fame in 1991. He passed away Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale at age 83.


Brett Phillips’ three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning powered the Tampa Bay Rays past the Detroit Tigers 7-4 last night. The Tigers took an early lead, scoring all of their runs in the first three innings, with help from an Akil Baddoo home run. The Rays scored three off Gregory Soto and Michael Fulmer in the bottom of the ninth, setting up Phillips’ blow off Bryan Garcia in the 10th.

The Tigers visit the Rays again today. Tarik Skubal will start against Ryan Yarbrough. Coverage will begin at 3:50 on 99.3 The Lift.

The Milwaukee Brewers moved closer to clinching the National League Central Division title by defeating the Chicago Cubs 8-5 last night. The Crew came from behind with four runs in the bottom of the eighth to claim the win.

The Brewers host the Cubs again tonight. Corbin Burnes will start against Justin Steele.

Any combination of two wins by Milwaukee or losses by Saint Louis guarantees the Brewers a playoff berth. Any combination of four Brewers wins or Cardinals losses clinches the division title.


The Detroit Lions and the Green Bay Packers meet in the Monday night game. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift.

High School Broadcasts

• The Houghton football team visits Bark River-Harris today. Coverage will start at 1:10 on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.

• The Lake Linden-Hubbell football team plays at North Central today. Coverage will begin at 1:40 on KBear 102.3.

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