In high school football yesterday…
– John Corkin’s three-yard touchdown run with six seconds remaining lifted Ishpeming to a 36-34 victory over Lake Linden-Hubbell. Ishpeming opened a quick lead, with Otto Swanson’s touchdown run just 45 seconds into the contest. The Lakes responded with three long TD runs in the second quarter – Caleb Klein for 87 yards, Caleb Gregoire for 86 yards, and Brandon Lavigne for 41 yards. The teams swapped scores in the third quarter, with the Lakes finding the endzone on a 10-yard Lavigne to William Lyons pass. Corkin rushed for two touchdowns early in the fourth quarter to put the Hematites on top, but his fumble late in the game was picked up by by Lyons, who ran it eight yards in to reclaim the lead, before Ishpeming mounted its final scoring drive.
– Ontonagon lost to Brimley 62-6.
The Lions volleyball team closed out its weekend at the the Subway Stinger Classic in Ashland yesterday with 3-0 losses to Saint Scholastica (25-6, 25-10, 25-8) and Northland College (25-15, 25-10, 25-10). Ella Lindgren was named to the all-tournament team.
The Finlandia football team opened its season with a 35-7 loss at Concordia-Wisconsin yesterday. The Lions’ only score came on a seven-yard Darin Johnson run late in the fourth quarter.
The Lions men’s soccer team lost 1-0 to Marian University yesterday. The only goal of the game came two minutes in. Goalkeeper Noah Raisanen kept FinnU in the game with eight saves, as the Sabres outshot the Lions 20-6. Finlandia entertains Concordia-Wisconsin today at noon.
The Michigan Tech volleyball team suffered its first defeat of the season yesterday, closing out the Keweenaw Classic with a 3-2 (15-25, 24-26, 25-23, 16-25, 0-6) loss to Upper Iowa University. Anna Joynas had 23 kills, and Megan Utlak had 23 digs.
Northern Michigan University defeated Minnesota-Crookston 3-2 on teh Classic’s final day.
The Tech football team rolled up a big early lead, and opened its season with a 29-14 victory over Hillsdale College yesterday. Huskies quarterback Will Ark scored on a one-yard run, and completed two touchdown passes to Ben Hartley. Jared Smith ran for 172 yards. The Tech defense held the Chargers to -9 yards rushing.
The Tech soccer team will play at Minnesota-Duluth this afternoon.
The NMU football team began its season with a 30-9 win over McKendree University yesterday.
The Detroit Tigers lost 10-2 to the Oakland Athletics yesterday. Jordan Zimmermann gave up six runs over five innings, and took the loss. Matt Hall allowed three more runs in the sixth. Both of Detroit’s runs came on a Harold Castro single in the second inning.
The Tigers conclude that series in Oakland this afternoon. Daniel Norris will start against Sean Manaea. Because of Lions football on 99.3 The Lift, Tigers pregame coverage will start at 3:40 on KBear 102.3.
Christian Yelich’s solo home run in the bottom of the ninth powered the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs last night. Yelich also stole three bases in the game, and became the 10th player in major league history to achieve a 40 home run, 30 stolen base season.
The Brewers host the Cubs again this afternoon for their final meeting of the season. Adrian Houser will pitch against Jon Lester.
The Cardinals won, and lead the Cubs by 3.5 games in the National League Central Division. The Brewers are 6.5 out, and three games behind the Cubs in the wild card race.
The Detroit Lions open their regular campaign this afternoon with a 4:25 game at Arizona. Pregame coverage will begin at 2:30 on 99.3 The Lift.
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