In high school football last evening…
– L’Anse overpowered Houghton 37-20.
– Calumet overwhelmed Negaunee 30-6.
– Hancock blanked Gogebic 27-0.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts Ishpeming. Kickoff time for that game has been moved up to 1:30.
– Ontonagon welcomes Brimley.
The Finlandia University volleyball team lost 3-0 (25-8, 25-12, 25-8) at Wisconsin-Superior last night. The Lions are in Ashland today, for games against Saint Scholastica and Northland College.
The Finlandia football team opens its season this afternoon at Concordia-Wisconsin.
The Lions men’s soccer team hosts Marian University today at 1:00, and entertains Concordia-Wisconsin tomorrow at noon.
The Michigan Tech volleyball team swept both of its matches at the Keweenaw Classic yesterday, with easy 3-0 wins over Minnesota-Crookston (25-10, 25-12, 25-18) and the University of Mary (25-23, 25-19, 25-14). Olivia Ghormley had 20 kills in the first match, and a dozen in the second.
Northern Michigan University dropped both of its matches at the Classic, falling 3-1 to Upper Iowa and Southwest Minnesota State.
– Mary meets Lake Superior State at 9:00.
– Southwest Minnesota State faces Wisconsin-Parkside at 11:00.
– Minnesota Crookston takes on Lake Superior State at 1:00.
– Upper Iowa meets Wisconsin-Parkside at 3:00.
– Northern Michigan plays Minnesota Crookston at 5:00.
– Michigan Tech closes out the Classic against Upper Iowa at 7:00.
The Tech soccer team opened its season with a 0-0 draw at Saint Cloud State last night. The Huskies play at Minnesota-Duluth tomorrow afternoon.
The Tech football team begins its season at Hillsdale this afternoon.
The NMU football team kicks off its season at home against McKendree University today.
The Detroit Tigers logged a loss and a win in Oakland last night.
The loss came in the completion of a game that was suspended back in May. Detroit trailed 5-3 as play resumed in the bottom of the seventh. The Athletics added two more off David McKay in the top of the ninth, to close out a 7-3 victory.
The win was a 5-4, 11-inning triumph in the regularly-scheduled contest. Willi Castro doubled home Dawel Lugo with the winning run. Starter Spencer Turnbull left as the A’s scored all four of their runs in the second inning. Seven relievers combined to give up just two more hits, and strike out 13. Detroit got two back on a Christin Stewart home run in the seventh, and tied the game when Lugo singled home two in the eighth.
The Tigers continue that series in Oakland tonight. Jordan Zimmermann will start against Chris Bassitt. Pregame coverage starts at 8:40 on 99.3 The Lift.
The Milwaukee Brewers picked up a badly-needed 7-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs last night. Zach Davies gave up a run over five innings. Christian Yelich and Yasmani Grandal homered.
The Brewers host the Cubs again this evening. Gio Gonzalez will pitch against Yu Darvish.
The Cardinals lost, so they now lead the Cubs by 2.5 games in the National League Central Division, with the Brewers 6.5 out, and four games back in the wild card race.
The Detroit Lions open their regular campaign Sunday with a 4:25 game at Arizona. Pregame coverage will begin at 2:30 on 99.3 The Lift. Defensive tackle Da’Shawn Hand will miss the game because of an elbow injury.
Keweenaw Roller Derby will host the Harbor City Dames from Duluth, Minnesota, tonight at Dee Stadium. Doors open at 5:00, and competition begins at 6:00. For details about Keweenaw Roller Derby, click here.
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