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Houghton Cross Country Sweeps Again – Thursday Sports Wrap

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High School

In high school volleyball last night…
• Ontonagon v Ewen-Trout Creek – no report.

On tonight’s schedule…
• Calumet visits Westwood.
• Hancock travels to Ishpeming.
• Lake Linden-Hubbell plays at Baraga.
• Jeffers entertains Bessemer.

Both Houghton cross country teams claimed easy victories at the WestPAC meet at Negaunee yesterday.
• The boys took five of the top nine positions, and easily outpointed runner-up Negaunee. Birk Seagren claimed individual honors, with Ben Hemmer third. Hancock finished fifth, with David Bylkas placing 11th individually.
• The girls filled five of the top 10 positions, to finish well ahead of second-place Hancock. Ishpeming’s Lola Korpi took individual honors. Roman Peterlin and Tessa Rautiola of the Gremlins placed second and third. Ella Keranen and Rayna Towles of the Bulldogs finished fifth and sixth.

See full results here.

The Copper Mountain Conference Meet will be held today at Ironwood.

NHL

The Red Wings open their season tonight at New Jersey. Because of NFL football on 99.3 The Lift, coverage of the Wings game will begin at 7:15 on KBear 102.3.

NBA

The Pistons continue their preseason campaign this evening at home against the Thunder. Listen for selected Pistons regular-season games on 99.3 The Lift.

MLB

The MLB divisional playoff round continues.

In the American League yesterday…
• The Twins fell to the Astros 3-2. Houston wins that set 3-1, and will face the Rangers in an all-Texas American League Championship Series.

In the National League yesterday…
• The Phillies outscored the Braves 10-2. Philadelphia leads that series 2-1, and will host game four tonight.
• The Diamondbacks stunned the Dodgers 4-2. Arizona sweeps that series 3-0.

NFL

In tonight’s NFL game, the Chiefs host the Broncos. Radio coverage will begin at 7:30 on 99.3 The Lift. Television coverage will be restricted to Amazon Prime subscribers.

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High School Sports Broadcasts

  • Tomorrow – Football – Gladstone at Calumet – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Tomorrow – Football – Negaunee at Houghton – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Monday – Volleyball – Houghton at Calumet – because of a programming conflict on KBear 102.3, 6:10 pregame on 97.7 The Wolf.

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