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Hancock Takes Copper Island Classic Lead – Saturday Sports Wrap

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High School

In high school hockey, Hancock blanked Calumet 3-0 in the opening game of the Copper Island Classic last evening. Game two of the total-goals series will be played tonight at the Colosseum. Coverage will begin at 6:40 on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.

The state high school football tournament championship games will be played this weekend.

Today…
• Ubly takes on Whiteford at 10:00 in the Division Eight final.
• Grand Rapids South Christian meets Harper Woods in the Division Four final at 1:00.
• Kingsley plays Almont in the Division Six game at 4:30.
• Muskegon faces Warren De La Salle Collegiate in the Division Two contest at 7:30.

Tomorrow…
• Menominee plays Jackson Lumen Christi in the Division Seven game at 9:30.
• Forest Hills Central takes on Mason in the Division Three contest at 12:30.
• Grand Rapids Catholic Central faces Corunna in the Division Five match at 4:00.
• Belleville meets Southfield Arts and Technology in the Division One game at 7:00.

The games were moved back a day from their usual Friday-Saturday schedule to facilitate Michigan State’s 42-0 blowout loss to Penn State at Ford Field last night. Michigan welcomes Ohio State this afternoon for their annual battle. Coverage will begin at 11:30 on 99.3 The Lift.

College Hockey

Ryland Mosley’s power-play goal with six seconds remaining in overtime lifted the Michigan Tech hockey team to a 3-2 victory at Minnesota State last evening. It was the second tally of the night for Mosley, who also scored the Huskies’ opening point. Isaac Gordon also scored early for Tech. Blake Pietila recorded 21 saves. Those teams skate in Mankato again tonight.

Bowling Green scored five unanswered goals in the third period to surge past Northern Michigan 6-2. Those teams meet again tonight in Ohio.

College Basketball

The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team welcomes Minnesota-Duluth today at 1:00, and Minnesota State-Moorhead tomorrow at 1:00.

The Northern men’s basketball team hosts Minnesota State-Moorhead this afternoon, and Minnesota-Duluth tomorrow.

The Tech women’s team plays at Minnesota-Duluth today, and at Saint Cloud State tomorrow .

The NMU women’s team visits Saint Cloud State today, and Minnesota-Duluth tomorrow.

NHL

The Red Wings stunned the Bruins 5-2 yesterday afternoon. Alex DeBrincat and J.T. Compher each had a goal and an assist. Robby Fabbri, Dylan Larkin and David Perron also scored. Ville Husso returned from paternity leave to make 25 saves. It was just the second regulation loss for the Bruins this season, with both coming from Detroit.

The Wings host the Wild tomorrow. Coverage will begin at 12:45 on 99.3 The Lift.

NBA

The Pistons’ losing streak reached 13 games last evening, as they dropped an ugly 136-113 decision to the Pacers. Cade Cunningham scored 31 points for Detroit, and Jaden Ivey added 25. Jalen Duren collected 13 rebounds.

The Pistons welcome the Wizards on Monday.

NFL

In yesterday’s fist NFL Black Friday game, the Dolphins buried the Jets 34-13.

High School Sports Broadcasts

  • Tonight – Hockey – Hancock at Calumet – Copper Island Classic Game One – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Monday – Boys Basketball – Jeffers at Houghton – 7:00 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Tuesday – Hockey – Houghton at Kingsford – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Thursday – Boys Basketball – Calumet at Hancock – 7:00 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Friday – Hockey – Trenton at Calumet – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Friday – Hockey – Traverse City Central at Houghton – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.

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