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Pitching Sinks Brewers In Home Loss To Nationals

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Jimmy Nelson gives up one hit in five innings before he’s removed for a pinch hitter, and the bullpen falters as the Milwaukee Brewers lose 3-2 to Washington at Miller Park. Nelson walked a season high five and threw 91 pitches, and the game was scoreless in the seventh when Nationals’ catcher Jose More >

Triplett Rallies To Win Madison PGA Champions’ Event

(Madison, WI)  —  Kirk Triplett makes four straight birdies on the back nine to win Wisconsin’s first PGA senior Champions Tour event. Triplett shot a minus seven 65 in his final round Sunday to win the American Family Insurance Championship at UW Madison’s University Ridge course as he finished 17 below par for the 54 More >

Women’s Golf: Edgerton Native Ferrell Ties For 5th On Symetra Tour

(Harris, MI)  —  Edgerton native Allyssa Ferrell ties for fifth place, and her sister Brooke ties for 54th at the Island Resort Championship on the LPGA’s developmental tour. Allyssa, who’s on the Symetra Tour full time, shot an even par 72 in her third and final round Sunday at Harris, Michigan near Escanaba. She finished More >

Will Power Wins Wisconsin IndyCar Race

(Elkhart Lake, WI)  —  Will Power survives a late charge from Tony Kanaan to win the IndyCar Kohler Grand Prix at Road America in Elkhart Lake. Power led for all but four of the 50 laps on the four mile road course Sunday, as he edged out Kanaan by 74 hundredths of one second to More >

NASCAR: Menard 16th At Sonoma, Stewart Wins First Race Since 2013

(Sonoma, CA)  —  Paul Menard of Eau Claire is the top Wisconsin driver in NASCAR’s Toyota Save Mart 350 on the road course in Sonoma, California. Menard placed 16th on Sunday, and he remains 22nd in the Sprint Cup season point standings. Matt Kenseth of Cambridge is still tenth for the year, after placing 20th More >

Feehery, Mullins Win Overall Pro Titles In Cycling Tour

(Wauwatosa, WI)  —  In cycling, Brandon Feehery and Peta Mullins win the overall men’s and women’s pro titles in the Tour of America’s Dairyland. The ten race competition ended Sunday in Wauwatosa with the Tosa East Grand Prix. Mullins, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was in second place for the series when the final race began, but More >

Area Players In Action In The WBCA All-Star Series

The South team lost two of three games in the WBCA All-Star Series featuring the top high school baseball Seniors in the State from this season over the weekend in Oshkosh. Jack Eagan of Wautoma was the winning pitcher for the South in their only win on Friday 11-9 over the North, allowing three runs, More >

Saturday June 25 Area Sports Report

Reedsburg hosts Richland Center tomorrow in Sunday League Northern Section Home Talent Baseball at Nishan Park. Reedsburg is 5-3 after an extra innings loss to Sauk-Prairie last week while Richland Center leads the West Division at 6-3 in the Northern Section. The Wisconsin Dells Riverman are 1-8 overall in Sunday League play in the Northern More >

Bucks Draft Sudanese Seven Footer Thon Maker In First Round

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks pulled off a surprise in Thursday night’s NBA draft by taking seven foot one Sudan native Thon Maker with the tenth overall pick. The Bucks waited until the second round to find their expected backcourt help, taking Virginia’s Malcolm Brodgon with the 36th pick. Milwaukee also took Patrick McCaw More >

Marquette’s Ellenson Drafted 18th By Detroit, Stone Goes 40th

(Undated)  —  Henry Ellenson was drafted later than expected, as the Rice Lake native went 18th to Detroit in Thursday night’s first round. Milwaukee area native Diamond Stone of Maryland was taken 40th in the second round by New Orleans and was later traded to the LA Clippers. Both played just one year in college. More >