The Finlandia University men’s soccer team lost a tight 3-2 decision to Blackburn yesterday. Zach Wichman and and Sam Williams scored for the Lions.
The Detroit Tigers shut down the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 yesterday. Akil Baddoo had two hits and scored twice. Jeimer Candelario had two hits, and drove in two runs. Starter Casey Mize was limited to three innings, and faced just nine batters.
The Tigers begin a series in Pittsburgh this afternoon. Coverage will begin at 1:15 on 99.3 The Lift. Tarik Skubal will start against Bryse Wilson.
There will be no late-season comeback for Tigers pitcher Julio Teheran. Signed to a $3-million free agent contract last spring, Teheran made just one start for Detroit before a shoulder injury shut him down. His rehab has not been successful, and manager A.J. Hinch said yesterday that Teheran’s season has ended.
Daniel Vogelbach’s pinch-hit grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-5 victory over the Saint Louis Cardinals yesterday. The Crew trailed by five in the final frame. Jackie Bradley, Jr. opened the inning with a double. Luke Maile singled him home before the Brewers loaded the bases, setting the stage for Milwaukee’s first walk-off slam since 2008. Pablo Reyes homered earlier.
The Brewers host the Philadelphia Phillies this afternoon. Brandon Woodruff will pitch against Zack Wheeler.
Milwaukee placed shortstop Willy Adames on the 10-day injured list yesterday. He’s been battling a left quad strain for a few weeks. Infielder Tim Lopes was called up from Nashville to fill in.
Copper Harbor Trails Fest
At the Copper Harbor Trails Festival yesterday…
• Corey Bellinger from Okemos won the men’s expert Enduro title, five seconds better than Ryan Zinzow of Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Amanda Kautzer of Rockford, Minnesota, took the women’s title.
• Ben Fresko from Cologne, Minnesota, claimed the sport Enduro crown. Chiara Johnson from Ishpeming was the women’s champion.
• Ben Basten from Marquette won the trail run, 40 seconds ahead of Houghton’s Kristen Monahan, who took the women’s title.
See full results here.
The Shottle Bop team from the Copper Country won the 2021 USA Guts World Championship in Detroit yesterday, defeating Lansing’s Boomtown Saints 2-1 in the title match. Shottle Bop took the first set. Boomtown claimed the second, and led 14-8 in the third when the locals mounted a comeback to close out the set 21-19. It’s the first time a Keweenaw-based team has won the event since the Library Bar won the inaugural championship in Toronto in 1978. The Monte Carlo team from the Copper Country took fifth place. See some video from the match here.
High School Sports Broadcast Schedule
• In volleyball Thursday, Calumet hosts Iron Mountain. Coverage will begin around 6:10 on KBear 102.3. Houghton plays at Westwood. Coverage will start around 6:10 on 97.7 The Wolf.
• In football Friday, Calumet plays at Westwood. Coverage will begin at 6:40 on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3,
• In football Saturday, Houghton entertains Iron Mountain. Coverage will start at 12:40 on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf. Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts Norway. Coverage will begin at 1:10 on KBear 102.3.
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