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FinnU Women’s Soccer Wins Again, Men Fall – Thursday Sports Wrap

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In high school volleyball last night… Jeffers swept Dollar Bay 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-12). Lilly Turner led the Jets with six kills, and Marissa Nordstrom had five. 

In volleyball this evening…
– Calumet welcomes L’Anse.
– Hancock plays at Houghton.
– Chassell entertains Ontonagon.

In cross country, weather permitting, local teams will compete at the Houghton Invitational on the Tech Trails.


The Finlandia University women’s soccer team edged Northland College 1-0 yesterday. Addie Budzinski’s goal off a Kirsten L’Esperance pass late in the game gave the Lions the win.

The Lions men’s soccer team lost 7-0 at Bluffton University yesterday.


The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-1 in the American League Wild Card play-in game last night.

The National League Divisional series open tonight. The Atlanta Braves host the Saint Louis Cardinals, and the Washington Nationals visit the Los Angeles Dodgers.


In tonight’s NFL contest, the Los Angeles Rams visit the Seattle Seahawks. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift. Please have your picks in this week’s Pro Football Challenge turned in by noon today at one of our sponsors.

Our high school football coverage continues with three games this weekend. Tomorrow, Hancock hosts Westwood on 99.3 The Lift and TheLift.com. Houghton plays at Gogebic on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. Both broadcasts will begin at 6:40. On Saturday, we’ll provide bonus streamed coverage of the West Iron County at Lake Linden-Hubbell contest. The pregame show will start at 1:10 exclusively at KBear102.com. 

The Finlandia University football team entertains Olivet College Saturday. Pregame coverage begins at 12:45 on 99.3 The Lift and 993TheLift.com.

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

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