MLB – Tigers Open Final Series Tonight
The Detroit Tigers had yesterday off, and will open their final series of the season tonight against the White Sox in Chicago. Alfredo Simon will start against Chris Sale. Hear the first pitch at 8:10 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.
Taylor Jungmann struggled, as the Milwaukee Brewers fell to the San Diego Padres 3-1 last night. Jungmann worked out of trouble in the first two innings, but gave up a two-run homer in the third. He was pulled after walking the leadoff batter in the fourth. That runner also scored. Details are here.
The Brewers will close the season with a home set against the Cubs, beginning tonight. Ariel Pena will pitch against Jake Arrieta.
In high school volleyball last night…
– Houghton defeated Hancock 3-1.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell v Baraga – no report
– Chassell v Ontonagon – no report
Tomorrow, Calumet, Houghton, Hancock and Dollar Bay will be among the teams competing at the NMU Invitational.
At the Tracy Strom Invitational Cross Country meet in Ishpeming yesterday…
– Dollar Bay placed first in the girls competition, followed by Houghton and Chassell. Hancock was fifth. Chassell’s Shitaye Sam and Lela Rautiola finished second and third individually.
– Ishpeming took boys’ honors, followed by Houghton, Chassell and Hancock. Dollar Bay was sixth. Abe Gockenbach from Chassell finished second individually. Full results are here.
In high school football last night…
– Rapid River rolled over Baraga, 38-16.
Tonight unbeaten Lake Linden-Hubbell plays at Hancock. Our pregame coverage begins around 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.
– Calumet visits West Iron County. Link to streaming coverage of that game through the Sports Page at KBear102.com.
– Houghton entertains Northland Pines.
– L’Anse hosts winless Ironwood.
– Ontonagon travels to Stephenson.
Ewen-Trout Creek plays at Engadine tomorrow.
The Team Copper Country U18 hockey squad will host the Soo Michigan U18 team tonight at 6:00 and tomorrow morning at 9:00. Team CC will entertain the Minnesota Northern Wings AAA team tomorrow night at 7:00 and Sunday morning at 10:00. All games will be played at the SDC, except for Saturday night’s contest, which will be held at the Houghton County Arena.
The Michigan Tech soccer team hosts Lake Erie tonight at 7:00 at Sherman Field. The Huskies welcome Malone Sunday at noon.
The MTU volleyball team plays at Findlay tonight, and at Hillsdale tomorrow afternoon.
The MTU cross country teams run at the BlueGold Invitational in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
The MTU women’s tennis team hosts Wayne State tomorrow morning at 10:00, and Hillsdale Sunday morning.
The annual MTU Black vs Gold hockey intrasquad scrimmage is tomorrow evening at 6:00.
The Michigan Tech football team has the weekend off. The Northern Michigan University football team entertains Saginaw Valley State tomorrow afternoon.
The Finlandia men’s soccer team hosts Grace Bible College this afternoon at 3:00.
The Finlandia volleyball team is at a triangular at North Central University today. They’ll face the University of Northwestern and the host team this evening. The Lions will play another triangular at Crown College tomorrow, with matches against the host team in the morning, and Trinity Bible College in the afternoon.
The Finlandia football team will entertain Maranatha Baptist University tomorrow afternoon at 2:00.
The Detroit Red Wings host the Toronto Maple Leafs in preseason action tonight.
In last night’s NFL game, Justin Tucker’s 52-yard field goal in overtime lifted the Baltimore Ravens to a 20-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Green Bay Packers visit the San Francisco 49ers in a Sunday late-afternoon game. The Detroit Lions visit the Seattle Seahawks in the Monday night game.