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Tigers, Brewers Win – Wednesday Sports Wrap

Twilight League Baseball

In Copper Country Twilight League baseball last night…
• REL-Mohawk Technology v Craig Heinonen Coldwell Banker – not reported.
• Superior National Bank-Stanton v Northern Driveline – not reported.

Slow Pitch Softball

In Copper Country Slow Pitch Softball League play tonight…
• At Miller Memorial Field in Laurium, A&S Industrial/Loukus Tech faces Sayen’s Auto/Coca Cola at 6:30, and Bucko’s/Labatts at 7:30.
• At the Hancock Driving Park, McGann’s/Northern Auto plays Paul Hyrkas Construction at 6:30, and Auto Pro/Thermoanalytics at 7:30.

College Football

The Finlandia University football team has added a new recruit. Raiden Toldness is a receiver from Fontana, California.

College Basketball

The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team has posted its schedule for next season. After scrimmages against Alma College and Wisconsin-Oshkosh, the Huskies will open their non-conference schedule against Lewis and William Jewell at the NMU Invitational the second weekend in November. Games against Northern are scheduled for December 6th in Houghton, and January 31st in Marquette. Learn more about the schedule here.


In NBA tournament second-round play last night…
• The Jazz edged the Clipper 112-109. Utah takes a 1-0 lead in that series.
• The 76ers downed the Hawks 118-102. That set is tied 1-1.

• The Suns host the Nuggets. Phoenix leads that series 1-0.


In NHL tournament second-round play yesterday…
• The Lightning blanked the Hurricanes 2-0. Tampa Bay wins that series 4-1.
• The Golden Knights edged the Avalanche 3-2 in overtime. Vegas leads that series 3-2.

• The Islanders welcome the Bruins. New York leads that series 3-2.


Eric Haase homered, as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-3 last night. Detroit took a quick lead, with four runs over the first two innings. Matthew Boyd took advantage, giving up a run on six hits over six innings to earn the win. Seattle scored twice in the eighth off Joe Jiménez and Daniel Norris. José Cisnero earned the save.

The Tigers continue that home set against the Seattle Mariners tonight. Casey Mize will start against Chris Flexen. Coverage begins at 6:50 on 99.3 The Lift.

Detroit will be without Jeimer Candelario for a few games. He’s been placed on the bereavement list. Isaac Paredes has been called up from Toledo to fill in.

The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 last night. Adrian Houser got the win, pitching into the sixth, and allowing a run on five hits. Avisaíl García homered. With the win, Milwaukee moved into sole possession of first place in the National League Central Division.

The Brewers continue that series in Cincinnati this evening. Brett Anderson will pitch against Vladimir Gutierrez.

A day after sending Keston Hiura down to Nashville, the Crew brought up infielder Jace Peterson yesterday.


The 18th annual Joe Evans Classic golf scramble will be held Saturday at the Portage Lake Course. The cost is $225.00 per three-person team. Proceeds benefit Omega House. Registration opens at 8:45, with a shotgun start at 10:00. To sign up, call Omega House at 462-4438, or click here.

Our high school softball tournament coverage continues Saturday, as Hancock faces Ishpeming in the regional semifinal. Coverage from Rapid River will begin around 12:10 – or earlier, depending on the length of the first semifinal – on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. 

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