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MTU Men’s Hoops Team Picked Third in GLIAC North – Thursday Sports Wrap

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High School
The regular high school volleyball season wraps up tonight…
– Dollar Bay-Tamarack City joins Ewen-Trout Creek for a triangular at Lake Linden-Hubbell.
– Chassell visits Baraga.
– L’Anse entertains Ontonagon.
– Jeffers visits Wakefield-Marenisco.

The Finlandia University men’s soccer team plays at Maranatha Baptist today.

The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team has been picked to finish third in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division this season. Coaches picked Ferris State to place first, with Northern Michigan University second, and Lake Superior State fourth. Tech’s Bryan Heath was named to the Preseason All-Conference Team. Ashland was picked to win the GLIAC South Division.

The first NCAA Division Two Midwest Region volleyball rankings place Michigan Tech as number-four. The top eight teams at the end of the season receive berths in the NCAA tournament.

The Boston Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 last night. Boston leads the Fall Classic two games to none. Game three will be played tomorrow night in Los Angeles.

The Detroit Tigers have done some roster cleaning. Pitchers Artie Lewicki and Louis Coleman, outfielder Jim Adduci, and infielders Pete Kozma and Harold Castro were waived. Lewicki was claimed by the Arizona Diamondbacks. The other four cleared waivers, and have been assigned to Triple-A Toledo. All four could choose to become Minor League free agents over the winter.

The Detroit Pistons host the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight.

The Detroit Red Wings will entertain the Winnipeg Jets tomorrow night. Pregame coverage begins at 7:10 on 99.3 The Lift.

In tonight’s NFL game, the Miami Dolphins visit the Houston Texans. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift. Please have your picks in The Wolf Pro Football Challenge turned in by noon today at one of our sponsors.

The Detroit Lions have bolstered their run defense by trading for one of the most effective nose tackles in the league. 355-pound Damon “Snacks” Harrison comes from the New York Giants, in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick.

Husky Alpine Run
The Husky Alpine Run up Mont Ripley will take place Saturday. The run is sponsored by the MTU Department of Military Science. Registration opens at 9:00, and the run begins at 10:00. The cost is $30.00 per person ($20.00 for students, military, firefighters, and police). Sign up in advance, and get more details, here.

The Calumet Copper Kings open the high school football playoffs at home tomorrow night against Westwood. Our pregame coverage will begin at 6:35 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.

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

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