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Hancock Girls Edge Calumet – Thursday Sports Wrap

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Secondary school

Last night at high school boys basketball…
• Calumet v West Iron County – no report.

In the girls game last night…
• Hancock beat Calumet 50-47. The Copper Kings led by six points at halftime, but the Bulldogs opened the second half with 10 straight points to take command and then held off a late Calumet surge. Bella Hebert advanced Hancock by 19 points. Laina Kariniemi scored 15 for Calumet.

On the boys’ schedule tonight…
• Houghton travels to Escanaba.
• Lake Linden-Hubbell plays at Republic-Michigamme.

In girl action…
• Jeffers plays for Dollar Bay-Tamarack City.
• The Hancock game against Gwinn has been postponed until tomorrow night.

In a boy-girl doubles game…
• Calumet plays for Chassell.
• Baraga visits L’Anse.
• Ontonagon welcomes Bessemer.
• Ewen-Trout Creek travels to Watersmeet.

Tonight at high school hockey…
• Hancock skating at Escanaba.

In high school skiing at Mont Ripley yesterday, the Houghton boys finished second behind Marquette and the girls finished third behind Marquette and Norway. The Gremlins’ Eli Heathman finished second in both the slalom and giant slalom. Rachel Sun finished fifth in giant slalom and seventh in slalom. You can find the full results here: Boys Slalom – Boys Giant Slalom – Girls Slalom – Girls Giant Slalom

Houghton greets Kingsford and Gladstone in high school swimming today.

college basketball

Both Michigan Tech basketball teams host Wayne State tonight — the women at 5:30 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m.

Both Northern Michigan basketball teams maintain the state of Saginaw Valley.

The Finlandia men’s team welcomes Gogebic Community College tonight at 19:00.

college hockey

Michigan Tech’s Blake Pietila was named January’s CCHA Goaltender of the Month. In January, Pietila held a 1.37 goals-against average while going 6-1-1 with three shutouts. Pietila was named CCHA Goaltender of the Week three times in January, including last week.


The Wings go on All-Star hiatus and return on February 7th with a home game against the Oilers.


The Pistons’ home game against the Wizards last night was postponed as Detroit was stranded in Dallas due to inclement weather.

The Pistons host the Hornets tomorrow night. Coverage begins at 6:35am on 99.3 The Lift.

Upcoming local sports broadcasts:

  • Tomorrow – Calumet Hockey meets East Grand Rapids at the Trenton Showcase. Coverage begins at approximately 12:20 p.m. on Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Tomorrow – Houghton Hockey plays Detroit Catholic Central at the Trenton Showcase. Coverage begins at around 3:10 p.m. on The Gremlins’ voice, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Saturday – Calumet hockey meets Trenton at the Trenton Showcase. Coverage begins at approximately 8:40 a.m. on Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Saturday – Houghton Hockey meets Lake Forest in the Trenton Showcase. Coverage begins at approximately 1:00 am on Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Tuesday – Calumet Boys Basketball hosts L’Anse. Coverage begins around 7:00 am on Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.

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