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Houghton Boys, Calumet Girls Win at McLain – Friday Sports Wrap

Tigers Prepare for Indians
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The Tigers had yesterday off, and open a home series against the Indians this evening. Carlos Carrasco will pitch against David Price. Hear the first pitch at 7:08 on FM 99.3 and AM 1400, WCCY.

The Royals lost last night, so Detroit trails Kansas City by a half-game in the American League Central Division. Seattle also lost, so Detroit continues to hold the second wild card playoff slot.


Brewers Win Brawl-Marred Game
Mike Fiers pitched five scoreless innings, as the Brewers defeated the Marlins 4-2. Fiers struck out eight, but left the game after one of his pitches hit Miami batter Giancarlo Stanton in the face. Stanton lay on the ground at home plate for several minutes… then was taken away in an ambulance. Reed Johnson replaced him at the plate… and struck out by swinging at an inside pitch that hit him on the hand. The benches cleared, and Marlins’ manager Mike Redmond and third baseman Casey McGehee were ejected. Miami pitcher Anthony DeSclafani and bench coach Rob Leary were thrown out in the sixth inning, after DeSclafani hit Carlos Gomez. Early reports are that Stanton suffered multiple fractures, dental damage, and lacerations.

The Brewers begin a home set against the Reds tonight. Kyle Lohse will start against Mat Latos.

Saint Louis lost, and Pittsburgh won, so Milwaukee trails the Cardinals by four games in the National League Central Division. They’re a game-and-a-half behind the Pirates, who hold the second wild card playoff position.

NFL Football LogoLions, Packers Prep for Week Two
In the NFL on Sunday, the Lions play at Carolina. The Packers host the Jets. In last night’s game, the Ravens’ offense woke up in the second half, and Baltimore defeated Pittsburgh 26-6.

MTU Huskies LogoThe Michigan Tech women’s tennis team lost to Ohio Dominican 6-3 yesterday. The women’s team hosts Ashland today, and Walsh tomorrow. The men’s tennis team plays at the Bulldog Invitational today and tomorrow.


The MTU volleyball team plays at Lake Superior State tonight, and at Northwood tomorrow.

Both Tech cross country teams run at the Michigan State Invitational today.

The Michigan Tech football team tries for its second win of the season tomorrow afternoon at Malone. The Pioneers were picked to finish last in the GLIAC South in the coaches’ preseason poll, but Huskies coach Tom Kearly doesn’t take them lightly… KEARLY.

The Northern Michigan University football team plays a non-conference game at Quincy tomorrow evening.

Finlandia LionsThe Finlandia volleyball team plays at the Wisconsin-Oshkosh Classic this weekend. The Lions open against Ripon College this afternoon, and Martin Luther College this evening… then play Wisconsin-Marinette, Saint Scholastica and Lawrence University tomorrow.

Both Finlandia soccer teams play at Robert Morris-Lake County tomorrow. The men’s team plays at Saint Norbert on Sunday.

VolleyballHigh School
In high school volleyball last night…
– Calumet blanked Chassel 3-0.
– Watersmeet edged Ontonagon 3-2
– L’Anse and Northland Pines at West Iron County – NR.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell v Ewen-Trout Creek – NR.

This evening,  Baraga plays at Dollar Bay.

Calumet Athletics LogoIn high school cross country yesterday, Houghton, Calumet and Chassell finished one-two-three on the boys’ side of the Hancock Invitational at McLain State Park. Ironwood’s Jared Joki was the individual winner… with Jacob Colling and David Jazcszak of Houghton placing second and third. Calumet was an easy winner in the girls’ run… with Houghton second, and Dollar Bay third. Leah Kiilunen of the Copper Kings was first individually… followed by West Iron County’s Tori Harris, and Houghton’s Marika Abbott.

Houghton-Gremlins-LogoIn high school football tonight…
– Houghton entertains Ironwood. Hear the broadcast on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.
– Hancock plays at Northland Pines.
– Calumet visits Ishpeming.
– Baraga travels to Gogebic.

– L’Anse plays at Lake Linden-Hubbell. Hear the broadcast on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.
– Ewen-Trout Creek faces Bellaire at Engadine.
– Ontonagon entertains Rapid River.

Hancock Athletics LogoThe Hancock cross country team will hold a car wash at Dave’s Service in Hancock tomorrow from 10:00 until 2:00. They will be accepting donations that will help them travel to the U.P. Finals meet on October 18th.

Our high school football coverage continues tonight, as Houghton entertains Ironwood. On Saturday, we’ll bring you Lake Linden-Hubbell’s game against L’Anse. Hear both broadcasts on the Keweenaw’s High School Sports leader, KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.

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