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MTU Volleyball Advances in GLIAC Tourney – Thursday Sports Wrap

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College Volleyball

The Michigan Tech volleyball team cruised past Northern Michigan 3-0 (25-22, 25-14, 25-15) in the opening round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament last evening. Meg Raabe recorded 20 kills. Tess Hayes had 35 assists and 10 digs. Amelia Albers had 12 digs.

The fourth-seeded Huskies head to Grand Valley State, where they’ll face the top-seeded Lakers in one semifinal Saturday. Second-seed Ferris State will play third-seed Parkside in the other semifinal.

College Basketball

The Northern Michigan women’s basketball team outscored Roosevelt University 75-61 last night. Makaylee Kuhn scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

The NMU men’s team outscored NCAA Division III Lakeland University 98-71 last evening. Sam Schultz and Casey Verhagen each scored 18 points.

The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team entertains Southwest Minnesota State tonight at 5:30.

College Soccer

The Michigan Tech women’s soccer team opens play in the NCAA tournament tonight. The Huskies are seeded eighth in the Midwest Region, and will face top-seeded Ashland at Ashland at 6:00. Northwood and Cedarville will meet in the other opening-round game at Ashland.

Northern Michigan will host the other regional opening-round series tomorrow. The second-seeded Wildcats will play seventh-seed Maryville Friday at 1:00. Grand Valley State will face McKendree at 10:00 a.m.


The Red Wings are in Stockholm, where they’ll meet the Senators this afternoon. James Reimer will start in goal for Detroit, with Ville Husso away from the team for the birth of his daughter. Coverage will begin at 1:45 on 99.3 The Lift.


The Pistons continue the NBA In-Season Tournament tomorrow night at Cleveland. Coverage will begin at 7:15 on 99.3 The Lift.


In tonight’s NFL game, the Ravens host the Bengals. Coverage will begin at 7:30 on 99.3 The Lift. Television viewing will be restricted to Amazon Prime members.

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Bears quarterback Justin Fields is expected to be ready to start Sunday’s game against the Lions. He’s missed four games with a dislocated thumb.


The Tigers have signed utility player Bligh Madris to a minor league deal. Madris has a history of performing well at Triple A, but has not been able to translate that into success at the Major League level. He played in the Houston and Tampa Bay systems last season. He was also a Tiger – briefly. Detroit claimed him off waivers before the start of last season, then sold his contract to the Astros.

The Brewers have traded infielder Abraham Toro to the Athletics. Toro spent most of last season with Triple-A Nashville. In exchange, Milwaukee gets pitcher Chad Patrick, who struggled in Oakland’s minor league system this past season.

Team owners are scheduled to vote today on the A’s proposed move to Las Vegas.

Deer Hunters Roundup

We’ve heard from a few hunters who had success on the opening day of the firearm deer season…
• 14-year-old Carter Wuori shot a five-pointer near Dollar Bay.
• Kim Spelich got a spike along the Gay-Mohawk Road.
• Mike Mayo nabbed a four-pointer near Aura.
• 11-year-old Damian Hammerstrom shot an eight-pointer after school that weighed in at 200 pounds.

Submit your kills via the Deer Hunters Roundup Page at KBear102.com, and add a picture to be displayed on the page, if you like. You can also call information in to 482-7700. You could win a nice prize. Our next Deer Hunters Roundup program will be aired Monday evening at 7:00 on KBear 102.3.

High School Sports Broadcasts

  • Tomorrow – Hockey – Escanaba at Houghton – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Saturday – Hockey – Hartland at Houghton – 6:40 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Tuesday – Hockey – Marquette at Houghton – 6:10 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.

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