Sports: Royals Sweep Orioles!
The Kansas City Royals sweep the Orioles in four straight, with a 2-1 win in Kansas City. Outfielder Lorenzo Cain was named Most Valuable Player of the ALCS. Kansas City remains unbeaten this postseason, having won eight straight. The Royals are headed to the World Series for the first time since 1985.
The Giants are one win away from the World Series. They used a three-run sixth inning to push past the Cardinals in Game Four of the NLCS from San Francisco. Buster Posey drove in three runs to carry the Giants. San Francisco leads the best-of-seven series 3-1. Game Five from AT&T Park is tonight.
The Red Wings lost to the Bruins in a 3-2 shootout. Tomas Tatar scored in the first period and Gustav Nyquist added a power play goal in the third to send the game to overtime. Detroit missed both shots in the shootout round, while Boston scored twice to take the win. Jimmy Howard made 37 saves in the loss. Detroit will skate against Toronto in a home-and-home series starting Friday night and then play Montreal on the road next Tuesday.
The Detroit Pistons began a preseason road trip with a 104-84 win over the Hornets in Charlotte yesterday. D.J. Augustin led Detroit with 16 points, Andre Drummond had 15 points and 14 rebounds, and Josh Smith also had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
The Pistons continue exhibition play against the Magic in Orlando tomorrow night.
Lion’s defensive end Ziggy Ansah has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week. Ansah had 2.5 sacks, five tackles and forced a fumble in the win over the Vikings. An ankle sprain may keep Calvin Johnson out of Sunday’s game with New Orleans. He said at practice Wednesday that there is no point in being on the field until he's able to go out and do what he does at a high level.
Thursday Night Football
The Jets play the Patriots in New England.
#6 Michigan State beat plays at Indiana this Saturday….2pm on WBCK.
The University of Michigan beat Penn State 18-13 and are off this week.
WMU is at Bowling Green.
Miguel Cabrera may not need surgery this offseason to remove a bone spur in his right ankle.
GM Dave Dombrowski says while it's a possibility, it will be up to the doctors to decide if he will need the procedure.
Boys Soccer Districts
In Division 2 at Middleville Thornapple Kellogg:
Hastings 1, Harper Creek 0.
Plainwell 5, B.C. Central 2.
Leslie 5, Olivet 2
The Marshall Redhawks advance to take on Charlotte at Mason High School at 5 p.m. today.
Lakeview beat Loy Norrix in 3. Mei Kimoto with 11 kills, seven digs and two blocks.
Harper Creek 3, Coldwater 0. Olivia Leson with 14 kills and two aces.
Pennfield 3, Charlotte 0. Brooke Lenz had nine kills. Molly Boles had eight aces.
Marshall 3, Jackson Northwest 0. Logan Kiessling with 17 kills and seven digs.
Bronson 3, Brandywine 0. Allison Sikorski had six kills; Jill Pyles had 10 aces, eight kills, three blocks and four digs
Athlete of the Week
Congratulations to Lakeview Spartans' swimmer Anna Moore, our WBCK/Meijer Athlete of the Week. Go on line today to nominate our WBCK/Meijer Athlete of the Week! We want to salute local kids who are working hard both on and off the field, and it’s easy to nominate someone you think is deserving of an award. The winner will get mentioned on WBCK and at wbckfm.com and also get a trophy from Recognition Inc. in Battle Creek. We’ll announce a new WBCK/Meijer Athlete of the Week each Wednesday.
Win a $100 Finley’s Grill & Smokehouse BBQ Tailgate Party!
Go on line to register to win our drawing for our final $100 Finley’s Grill & Smokehouse BBQ Tailgate Party for MSU/Michigan game on October 25th! We’ll be announcing our next winner tomorrow!
Win WMU Tix
Also at wbck.fm dot com….click to win tickets to the WMU Bronco Game versus Ohio U on Saturday October 25th!
Join us at Nottkes Tuesday nights at 6 and hang out with the radio crew on the WBCK/Mix 104.9 Bowling Night.