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Lions Lose Walker, Swift to Injuries – Tuesday Sports Wrap

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High School

In volleyball last evening…
• Chassell got past Lake Linden-Hubbell 3-1 (15-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-19).

On the volleyball schedule tonight…
• Hancock welcomes Negaunee.
• Calumet hosts Ishpeming.
• Dollar Bay-Tamarack City entertains Ontonagon
• Jeffers welcomes Ironwood.
• Chassell hosts Watersmeet.
• Ewen-Trout Creek plays at Baraga.
• L’Anse entertains Wakefield-Marenisco.

College Volleyball

The Finlandia University volleyball team entertains Northland College tonight. Coverage will begin at 6:40 on KBear 102.3.

College Soccer

Finlandia’s Christian Mendoza-Huynh has been named the Coast-To-Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Mendoza-Huynh scored two goals as the Lions earned victories over Monmouth and Edgewood.


The Tigers had yesterday off, and host the Royals tonight. Joey Wentz will start against Zack Greinke. Coverage begins at 6:20 on 99.3 The Lift.

The Brewers also had yesterday off, and entertain the Cardinals this evening. Adrian Houser will pitch against Miles Mikolas.


In last night’s NFL contest, the Cowboys got past the Giants 23-16.

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The Lions will finish their season without defensive back Tracy Walker. He has a torn ACL. Running back D’Andre Swift suffered a shoulder sprain during Sunday’s game. He may be held out for a couple of weeks because of that and his gimpy ankle.


The Red Wings open their preseason schedule tonight at Pittsburgh. Listen for regular-season Wings games on 99.3 The Lift.


The 17th Annual Jeffers Athletics Walk/Run will take place Saturday at the high school. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The 5K Walk/Run and 10K begin at 9:00 a.m. The cost is $25 for the 10K, $15 for the 5K Walk/Run, and $50 for a group of four for the 5K Walk/Run. Sign up at Jeffers High School.

The 5k Bridge Run Saturday honors POW/MIA individuals, and raises money for the Hubbell VFW Post to assist local veterans. Onsite registration begins at 9:30 at the ROTC Building at Michigan Tech, and the run starts at 11. For more details and registration information, click here.

Upcoming local sports broadcasts:

  • Tonight – Finlandia University volleyball hosts Northland College. Coverage will begin at 6:40 on KBear 102.3.
  • Thursday – Houghton volleyball plays at Hancock. Coverage will begin around 6:10 on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Thursday – Calumet volleyball plays at L’Anse. Coverage will begin around 6:10 on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Friday – Calumet football plays at Iron Mountain. Coverage will begin at 6:40 on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Saturday – Finlandia University football hosts Northwestern (MN). Coverage will begin at 12:40 on the Voice of the Lions, 99.3 The Lift.

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