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Pack Boots Lions with Last-Second Kick – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School

In high school volleyball tonight…
 – Calumet entertains Negaunee.
 – Houghton welcomes Iron Mountain.
 – Hancock hosts Westwood.
 – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City and Watersmeet play in a triangular at Lake Linden-Hubbell.
 – Ontonagon visits Ewen-Trout Creek.
 – Chassell hosts Bessemer.

Finlandia

The Finlandia University volleyball team entertains Northland College tonight. Broadcast coverage begins at 6:40 on 99.3 The Lift and 993TheLift.com.

The Lions men’s soccer team plays at Lawrence University tonight.

GLIAC

Two Michigan Tech football players have been honored by the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Defensive back Travis Tidwell was named Defensive Player of the Week, and placekicker Evan Gornick was selected as Special Teams Player of the Week.

NHL

The Detroit Red Wings skate at Vancouver tonight. Pregame coverage will begin at 9:40 on 99.3 The Lift.

NBA

The Detroit Pistons continue their exhibition schedule tonight at Philadelphia. Listen for selected Pistons regular-season games again this year on 99.3 The Lift.

MLB

The Washington Nationals pounded the Saint Louis Cardinals 8-1 last night, and took a 3-0 lead in the National League Championship Series. Game four will be played in Saint Louis tonight.

The American League Championship Series will resume this afternoon in New York, with the Yankees and Houston Astros tied 1-1.

The Milwaukee baseball writers have named Christian Yelich the team’s Most Valuable Player for the second season in a row. Brandon Woodruff was named Most Valuable Pitcher.

The Brewers are replacing first base coach Carlos Subero. The rest of the coaching staff is expected to return.

NFL

In last night’s NFL game, Mason Crosby’s 23-yard field goal as time expired gave the Green Bay Packers a 23-22 victory over the Detroit Lions. Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns, and Jamaal Williams ran for 104 yards. The Green Bay defense held the Lions’ running attack to just 56 yards. Matt Prater kicked five field goals for Detroit.

If you played The Wolf Pro Football Challenge, you must have selected at least eight games correctly to qualify to become this week’s winner.

Running

The Copper Country Track Club is hosting the annual 5k Muck Run Saturday at the Tech Trails. Race day registration opens at 8:30, and the run begins at 10:00. 

Our high school football coverage continues Friday night, when Hancock plays at Calumet… and Saturday afternoon, when Lake Linden-Hubbell plays at Bark River-Harris. Hear both broadcasts on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.

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

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