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Houghton Girls Win Calumet XC Meet – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School

At the Calumet Invitational cross country meet at the Swedetown trails yesterday…
 – Ishpeming won the boys team title, with Houghton second, Dollar Bay-Tamarack City fourth, Chassell fifth, Jeffers seventh, and Calumet 10th. Gogebic’s Adam Mazurek took first place individually, 14 seconds ahead of Houghton’s Joe Wood.
 – Houghton won the girls meet, with Ingrid Seagren, Maria Velat and Sage Resch-Chimmer finishing first, fourth and fifth. Chassell came in second, paced by Gwen Kangas’ seventh place finish. Hancock was third, and Calumet fifth.
 – See full results here.

In volleyball tonight…
– Calumet plays at Hancock.
– Jeffers visits Dollar Bay-Tamarack City.
– Chassell travels to L’Anse.
– Baraga entertains Watersmeet.
– Ontonagon plays at Bessemer.

The Lake Linden-Hubbell Sports Booster Club will hold its fall dinner fundraiser Saturday at 5:30 at the Bootjack Fire Hall. Enjoy roast beef and pork, baby red potatoes, salad, mixed veggies, roll and dessert. $30.00 tickets are available in advance at the school, and also register you to win one of several prizes. A limited number of tickets may also be available at the door. The drawing for the $500 Louie’s Fresh Market shopping spree will also be held at the banquet. Tickets are $5.00 each, or three for $10.00, and are available at the school, at Louie’s, and will be sold at the banquet. You do not need to be present at the banquet to win.

MLB

Tyler Alexander earned his first major league win, as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 yesterday. Alexander gave up a run on four hits over six innings. Jordy Mercer homered. Victor Reyes had a double and a triple.

The Tigers visit the Cleveland Indians tonight. The Tigers have not named a starter – Matthew Boyd was scheduled, but will miss the game because of a family emergency. Adam Plutko will pitch for the Indians. Pregame coverage begins at 6:45 on 99.3 The Lift. 

Tigers fans are mourning the death of longtime coach Alex Grammas. Grammas served as Sparky Anderson’s third base coach in Detroit for 12 years. He also managed the Milwaukee Brewers for a couple of seasons. He was 93.

Travis Shaw homered, as the Milwaukee Brewers downed the San Diego Padres 5-1 last night. Zach Davies gave up a run over five innings.

The Brewers have won 10 of their last 11, and entertain the Padres again tonight. Brandon Woodruff will return from the disabled list to start against Chris Paddack.

The Cardinals and Cubs also won, so Saint Louis continues to lead the National League Central Division, with Chicago two games out, and Milwaukee three back, and one game out of the final wild card playoff berth.

NHL

The Detroit Red Wings open their preseason schedule at home tonight against the Chicago Blackhawks. Hear Red Wings games again this season on 99.3 The Lift.

NFL

Last night, the Cleveland Browns routed the New York Jets 23-3. If you played The Wolf Pro Football Challenge, you must have selected at least 11 games correctly to be eligible to become our weekly winner.

Our high school football coverage continues Friday, when Hancock entertains Gwinn. The pregame show will begin at 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.

Our Finlandia University coverage continues Saturday, when the Lions football team hosts Concordia-Chicago. The pregame show will start at 12:40 on 99.3 The Lift and 993TheLift.com.

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

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