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Wings Fall in Shootout – Tuesday Sports Wrap

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High School
In high school volleyball tonight…
– Houghton entertains Iron Mountain.
– Hancock visits Westwood.
– Calumet travels to Negaunee.
– Dollar Bay-Tamarack City and Watersmeet compete at a triangular at Lake Linden-Hubbell.
– Chassell journeys to Bessemer.
– L’Anse plays at Ishpeming
– Ewen-Trout Creek visits Ontonagon.

MTU
Michigan Tech volleyball player Olivia Ghormley has been named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division Player of the Week for the third time this season. The Huskies are ranked 25th in the nation again this week in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll.

MLB
In the baseball playoffs…
– The Houston Astros advanced to the American League Championship series by defeating the Cleveland Indians 11-3. The Astros swept the Divisional Series three games to none.
– The Boston Red Sox routed the New York Yankees 16-1. The Sox lead that American League Divisional series two games to one. Game four will be played tonight in New York.
– The Los Angeles Dodgers moved into the National League Championship Series with a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. L-A won that set three games to one. The NLCS between the Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers will open Friday in Milwaukee.

NHL
The Detroit Red Wings lost to the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in a shootout last night. Tyler Bertuzzi and Darren Helm scored for the Wings. Jakob Silfverberg’s third-period goal for the Ducks forced the extra period. Troy Terry scored the game-winner in the shootout. Jimmy Howard made 25 saves. The Wings host the Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday night. Because of NFL football on 99.3 The Lift, pregame coverage will begin at 7:05 on KBear 102.3.

NBA
The Detroit Pistons suffered a 110-108 loss in overtime to the Brooklyn Nets last night. Blake Griffin and Reggie Jackson made their preseason debuts. Langston Galloway led Detroit with 24 points. The Pistons’ exhibition schedule continues tomorrow at home against the Washington Wizards. Listen for selected Pistons regular-season games on 99.3 The Lift.

NFL
In last night’s NFL game, New Orleans pounded Washington 43-19. Drew Brees threw for 363 yards, and passed Peyton Manning to become the NFL’s all-time passing leader. If you played The Wolf Pro Football Challenge, you must have selected at least 11 games correctly to be eligible to be our weekly winner.

Our high school football coverage continues with two games this week on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. On Friday, Houghton entertains Negaunee. Pregame coverage will start at 6:40. On Saturday, Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts Bark River-Harris. Pregame coverage will start at 1:40.

Email sports stories and game results to mornings@up.net.

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