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VB Wins for Panthers, Vikes and Hornets – Wednesday Sports Wrap

High School

In high school volleyball last night…
• Chassell blanked Dollar Bay-Tamarack City 3-0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-15).
• Baraga edged Jeffers 3-2 (17-25, 18-25, 25-17, 25-18, 15-11).
• L’Anse downed Watersmeet 3-1 (25-18, 25-6, 21-25, 25-18).
• Ewen-Trout Creek defeated Ontonagon 3-1.

MLB

The Detroit Tigers pounded the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 last night. The Tigers broke the game open with a five-run fifth inning, highlighted by RBI singles from Victor Reyes, Jeimer Candelario and Jorge Bonifacio. Candelario added a homer in the seventh inning. Spencer Turnbull got the win, giving up just three hits over six shutout innings. All three Milwaukee runs came off José Cisnero in the ninth. Adrian Houser took the loss.

The Tigers host the Milwaukee Brewers again this afternoon. Matthew Boyd will pitch against Corbin Burnes. Coverage will begin at 12:45 on 99.3 The Lift.

Tigers infielder Jonathan Schoop left last night’s game after he was hit on the wrist by a pitch in the fourth inning. X-rays proved negative, and he’s considered day-to-day.

Detroit has sent struggling outfielder Christin Stewart down to Toledo. Stewart is hitting just .171 this season. A replacement will be named today.

The Brewers brought Corey Knebel off the disabled list before last night’s game. He’d been sidelined with a strained hamstring as he attempts to return from Tommy John surgery. Utility player Mark Mathias has been sent down to make room. Milwaukee also officially released first baseman Justin Smoak. He had been designated for assignment last week, and no team claimed him on waivers.

NHL

In the NHL Western Conference final last night, the Golden Knights blanked the Stars 3-0. That series is tied 1-1, and continues tomorrow.

The Eastern Conference final continues tonight, as the Islanders face the Lightning. Tampa Bay leads that series 1-0.

NBA

The Bucks’ season is over. The Miami Heat defeated Milwaukee 103-94 last night, to win their Eastern Conference semifinal series 4-1. The Raptors and Celtics continue the other Eastern Conference semifinal tonight, with Boston up 3-2.

In the Western Conference, the Lakers downed the Rockets 112-102, and took a 2-1 lead in their semifinal series. The other semifinal set between the Clippers and the Nuggets continues tonight, with L-A leading 2-1.

Running

The second annual Brody Strong 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday at 10:00 at the Chassell Trails. The walk is held in memory of Brody Etelemaki, who passed away from brain cancer in 2014 at the age of four. Money raised will support pediatric brain cancer research. For more details, click here.

The Detroit Lions begin their season at home with a 1:00 game Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift.

Our high school football coverage begins a week from Friday, when Hancock entertains Gwinn… and a week from Saturday, when Lake Linden Hubbell hosts Carney-Nadeau in the Lakes’ first-ever eight-player contest. Hear both games on KBear 102, and see our full broadcast schedule at KBear102.com.

Email sports news and scores to mornings@up.net.

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