Lake Linden Clinches Football Playoff Berth
In high school football Friday night…
– Arthur Lyons scored the winning touchdown on a one-yard quarterback sneak with 1:33 remaining, as Lake Linden-Hubbell got past a stubborn Houghton squad 20-16. The win locked up a playoff berth for the Lakes.
– Calumet continued its drive toward the playoffs with a 33-8 victory over L’Anse. Each of those teams needs to win its final two games to guarantee a playoff position.
– Hancock collected three interceptions, and edged Ironwood 14-12.
– Forest Park scored 48 points in the first quarter, and cruised past Baraga 56-14. The win earned a playoff berth for the Trojans for the 17th straight season.
– Ewen-Trout Creek fell to Cedarville 49-6 in a game that was played at Rapid River.
On Saturday, Ontonagon defeated Brimley 56-14.
Tech Football Stifles Northwood
The 22nd-ranked Michigan Tech football team improved to 5-0 Saturday, with a 21-6 victory at Northwood. Charlie Leffingwell rushed for 145 yards and a touchdown. Tyler Scarlett completed 17 of 25 passes for 149 yards and one touchdown. He also threw two interceptions. The Huskies will host Grand Valley State next Saturday.
The Michigan Tech soccer team won its seventh straight game, with a 4-1 victory at Malone Friday. Jacqueline Mielke scored twice for the Huskies. Yesterday, Tech outshot Lake Erie 23-10, but wound up settling for a 1-1 tie. Janelle Riedl scored the Huskies’ only goal.
The Michigan Tech volleyball team earned an easy 3-0 victory over Tiffin Friday afternoon. On Saturday, the Huskies fell behind 2-0 at Ohio Dominican, came back to force a fifth set, but eventually lost 3-2.
NMU Football Falls at Malone
The Northern Michigan University football team lost 42-35 in overtime at Malone Saturday afternoon.
The Finlandia men’s soccer team defeated Kuyper College 4-1 Friday afternoon. Saul Ibarra had three goals and an assist for the Lions. On Saturday, Jaime Cuevas’ goal in overtime lifted the Lions to a 2-1 victory over Kuyper. Cole Workman scored Finlandia’s other goal, and Christian Martinez had two assists. The two victories improve the Lions’ record to 6-6. Coach Brent Chase is seeing his team come together… CHASE. Link to highlights from Saturday’s victory here.
The Lions’ women’s team lost to Mount Mary 4-0 yesterday afternoon.
The Finlandia volleyball team fell at Maranatha Baptist Bible University 3-0 Saturday evening.
Playing without Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush, the Detroit Lions were still able to edge the Minnesota Vikings 17-3 yesterday. The Detroit defense sacked Minnesota quarterback Teddy Bridgewater eight times, and intercepted him thrice. New kicker Matt Prater missed two field goal attempts, but did connect on one from 52 yards out. The Lions host the Saints next Sunday. Kickoff is at 1:00 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.
Aaron Rodgers hit Andrew Quarless with a touchdown pass with three seconds remaining, and the Packers pulled out a 27-24 win over the Dolphins. Rodgers threw for three touchdowns. He set up the final one by hitting Davante Adams for a 12-yard gain on a fake spike play. The Packers entertain the Panthers next Sunday. That’s also a 1:00 kickoff.
In last night’s game, the Eagles blanked the Giants 27-0. Tonight, the 49ers face the Rams. Hear the broadcast on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.
NHL – Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings will host the Bruins Wednesday. Faceoff is at 8:00 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3 WCCY.
NBA – Pistons Fall; Pope Hurt
The Detroit Pistons lost to the Washington Wizards 91-89 yesterday afternoon. The loss may have been costly. Guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope left the game with a knee injury. He’ll be evaluated today. Pope has been the team’s leading scorer in the preseason. Detroit’s next exhibition game will be Wednesday morning at 11:00 at Charlotte. We will carry select Pistons games again this season on AM 1400 and FM 99.3 WCCY.
Calumet will continue its drive for the football playoffs Friday night at Ironwood. Lake Linden-Hubbell will host North Dickinson Saturday afternoon. Hear both broadcasts on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.