The Gremlins football match canceled – Tuesday sports wrap

High school

Volleyball in high school last night …
• Lake Linden-Hubbell swept Chassell 3-0 (25-12, 25-11, 25-15).

On the volleyball program tonight …
• Calumet goes to Ishpeming.
• Hancock plays Negaunee.
• Dollar Bay-Tamarack City trips to Ontonagon.
• L’Anse plays in Wakefield-Marenisco.
• Baraga visits the Ewen-Trout stream.
• Chassell goes to Watersmeet.
• Jeffers plays at Ironwood.

Check out the full schedule for all of our local high school teams here.

Copper Country football teams are noticeably missing in this week’s UP Sportswriters and Sportscasters poll. In the poll of 11 players, Marquette received all five first place votes, followed by Kingsford, Sault Ste. Marie, Westwood and Negaunee. Menominee and Calumet received Honorable Mention votes. In the eight-player poll, Ontonagon placed fourth, behind North Central, Forest Park and Pickford. Newberry was fifth and Norway received an honorable mention vote.

Friday night’s football game between Houghton and West Iron County has been called off. The Wykons have struggled with low numbers and injuries all season, and don’t have enough healthy players to enter the field. The Gremlins will take a 1-0 forfeit victory.

College football

The Finlandia men’s soccer team shutout Lincoln Christian 7-0 yesterday. Mohamed Koroma had a hat trick, Sam Williams scored twice and Bryson Beck and Keegan Lerchenfeldt each found the net once. The Lions play at Illinois College tonight.

Koroma was named the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference men’s offensive soccer player of the week. He is the first Lion male soccer player to win a weekly C2C award. Koroma scored two goals, including the match winner, in last week’s game against Lincoln Christian. He added a third count in Finlandia’s loss to Illinois Tech.

College volleyball

Michigan Tech’s Anna Jonynas was named GLIAC’s North Division Volleyball Player of the Week. It is his second such honor this season, and the third of his career. Jonynas had 28 kills in the Huskies’ victories over Lake Superior State and Northwood last weekend.


The late return of the Detroit Tigers was not up to par, falling to the Chicago White Sox 8-7 yesterday. The Sox took command in the fourth inning, chasing Detroit starter Matt Manning as they scored six times. They scored two points in the seventh against Ian Krol. Detroit collected a few runs early on, then broke for five in the eighth inning, but couldn’t complete the comeback. Jonathan Schoop scored for the Bengals.

The Tigers visit the Minnesota Twins tonight. Tyler Alexander will be leaving for Detroit. Coverage will begin at 7:20 a.m. on 99.3 The Lift.

The Milwaukee Brewers took the day off yesterday and open a series in St. Louis tonight. Brandon Woodruff will face Adam Wainwright.


In last night’s game, the Dallas Cowboys outscored the Philadelphia Eagles 41-21. Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes.

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Youth Hockey

Registration for the Keweenaw Bay Hockey Association will take place tonight between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Baraga Rink. If you have kids who would like to play, but can’t attend the registration session, email [email protected] or call 395-7189. All children who have basic skating skills are welcome. KBHA has certain equipment to lend and can also facilitate used equipment transactions. Arbitrators and board members are also needed.

The Calumet Hockey Association will be holding an in-person registration session between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. at the Colosseum. Online registration is preferred – click here for details – but, if you are unable to register online, please attend tonight’s session. The deadline for online registration is October 9.

Online registration is also continuing for the Copper Country Junior Hockey Association. Click here for more details.

High school shows

• The Calumet football team entertains Iron Mountain on Friday night. Coverage begins at 6:40 a.m. on Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
• Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts Stephenson on Saturday afternoon. Coverage will begin at 1:10 on KBear 102.3.

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