Tech Hockey Falls in the Shootout – Sports Wrap on Saturday

Secondary school

Calumet High School volleyball standout Helen Beiring will join the Northern Michigan University team next year. Beiring recently surpassed 1,000 career kills for the Copper Kings. She set a new school record with 40 kills in a match in Calumet’s five-set win over Elk Rapids in Thursday’s state tournament regional finals.

At high school football tournaments involving teams from the Upper Peninsula…
• Negaunee plays in a Division Six regional competition in Gladstone this afternoon.
• Iron Mountain hosts Evart in a Division Eight regional game this afternoon.
• Munising hosts Merrill in an eight-man Division One semi-final today.
• North Central travels to Marion today for an eight-man Division 2 semi-final.

college volleyball

The Michigan Tech volleyball team ended its season yesterday with a very narrow 3-1 loss (25-20, 21-25, 25-27, 24-26) to top seed Ferris State in the semifinals of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament . Northern Michigan lost 3-2 to Grand Valley in the other semifinal. The Bulldogs and Lakers are playing for the title today.

college basketball

The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team opened its season yesterday with a 63-32 win over William Jewell College in the GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Challenge in Liberty, Missouri. Isabella Lenz led a balanced attack by the Huskies by 12 points. Tech meets Lewis University this afternoon.

The Northern women’s team beat Lewis 77-59 last night and will face William Jewell tonight.

The men’s GLIAC/GLVC crossover will be held at the SDC this weekend. Tech meets Lewis today at 2pm and McKendree University tomorrow at 2pm. Northern plays McKendree at noon today and Lewis at noon tomorrow.

The Finlandia men’s basketball team started their season last night with an 84-76 win over Beloit College. Ilrick Higgins-Moise led the Lions with 25 points. Finlandia is leaving for Northland College tomorrow.

The Finlandia women’s team welcomes Northland College at 1:00 today. Coverage begins at 12:40 p.m. on Voice of the Lions, 99.3 The Lift.

college football

The Michigan Tech Football Team ends its season today at Saginaw Valley State.

Northern wraps up its campaign at Lake Erie College today.

college hockey

The Tech hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie against Lake Superior State last night. The Lakers earned the extra ranking point from the Central Collegiate Hockey Association in a shootout. Ryland Mosley was credited with the Huskies’ first goal after his shot was accidentally deflected into the net by a Lakers defender. Jed Pietila scored his first collegiate goal. Blake Pietila made 19 saves as Tech passed LSSU 42-21. These teams skate again tonight at 6:07 am at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena.

Northern Michigan beat Bemidji State 2-0 last night. These teams are skating again in Bemidji tonight.

The Finlandia men’s team lost 5-1 at Aurora University last night. Those teams are back skating in Illinois today.

The Finlandia women’s team lost 10-0 to Aurora last night. These teams meet again today at 4:00 am at the Houghton County Arena.


The Portage Lake Pioneers lost 6-5 in overtime to the Mosinee Papermakers last night. The Pioneers visit the Fond du Lac Bears tonight.


The Red Wings are visiting the Kings tonight. Coverage begins at 10:15 am on 99.3 The Lift.


The Pistons lost to the Knicks 121-112 last night. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 25 points. Cade Cunningham missed the game with a sore shin.

The Pistons host the Celtics tonight. Coverage begins at 6:35am on 99.3 The Lift.


• The Lions visit the Bears for a 1:00 game on 99.3 The Lift.
• The Packers host the Cowboys in a 4:25 contest.
• The Chargers visit the Giants at Sunday night’s game on 99.3 The Lift.

Upcoming local sports broadcasts:

  • Today – Finlandia Women’s Basketball is home to Northland College. Coverage begins at 12:40 p.m. on Voice of the Lions, 99.3 The Lift.
  • Tuesday — Calumet Volleyball meets McBain in a state quarterfinal game at Gaylord. Coverage begins at 5:40 a.m. on Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.

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