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NASCAR: Kenseth Clinches Chase Spot, Finishes Second At Brickyard

(Indianapolis, IN)  —  Wisconsin’s Matt Kenseth has clinched one of the 16 spots in NASCAR’s season ending Chase for the Sprint Cup, by placing second at Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis. Kyle Busch led for an event record 149 of the 170 laps, as he became the first driver to sweep the Sprint Cup and More >

Packers Move In At Saint Norbert

(De Pere, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers have moved into their Training Camp home for the next three weeks, dorm rooms in Victor McCormick Hall at Saint Norbert College in De Pere. It’s the Packers’ official training camp home for the 59th straight year, the longest by an NFL team. Actually, the players don’t spend More >

Golf: Kelly Ties For 26th At RBC Canadian Open

(Oakville, ON)  —  Madison golfer Jerry Kelly ties for 26th at the RBC Canadian Open. He shot a 70 in his final round on Sunday in Oakville, Ontario to finish five below par for the tournament at 283. That was seven strokes behind the winner, Jhonattan Vegas.

Marquette Alumni Eliminated From “The Basketball Tournament”

(Undated)  —  Men’s college alumni teams from Bradley, Colorado, Utah, and the Northeast will square off Saturday night in the semifinals of the $2 million, winner take all Basketball Tournament. The Marquette “Golden Eagles Alumni” were eliminated in Saturday’s quarterfinals, falling to Bradley’s “Always a Brave” team 89-81. The Eagles led by five before Bradley More >

Saturday July 23 Area Sports Report

Mauston is one of three teams still alive in the Class A Regional Tournament in West Salem in Legion baseball action after Friday’s results. Mauston lost their first game of the tourney 8-3 vs. West Salem Friday afternoon but Mauston rebounded in the very next game to stay alive with a 7-5 win over Nekoosa, More >

Area Players Chosen For State American Legion Baseball All-Star Game In Milwaukee

Alex (Diggy) Cimaroli of Wisconsin Dells, Ethan Vodak of Baraboo and Brett Sutherland of Nekoosa all have been selected to play in the Wisconsin State American Legion Baseball All-Star game on Sunday August 14th at Miller Park following the Brewers-Reds game. Cimaroli is an infielder and Vodak an outfielder for the Stripes team while Sutherland More >

Area Legion Baseball Regional Tournament Update

Mauston and West Salem were rained out in their scheduled winners bracket game at the Class A Regional Legion Baseball Tournament in West Salem Thursday. They’ll play today at 1:30 PM and Mauston will play again at 4 PM if they lose or they’ll be in the 6:30 PM game should they defeat West Salem. More >

Liriano Strikes Out 13, Pirates Beat Brewers

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  Francisco Liriano strikes out 13 as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 at PNC Park. The veteran left hander did not walk anyone as he gave up all three Brewers’ runs on four hits in six and two thirds’ innings, and Liriano improved to 6-9, while Mark Melancon picked up his More >

Houser Has Tommy John Surgery, Fielder May Have Neck Surgery

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Three Brewers’ pitching prospects are now recovering from Tommy John elbow reconstructive surgery. Right hander Adrian Houser underwent the procedure Thursday, and he’ll be out for another 12 to 18 months after going down June 23rd. Houser went three and seven this year at AA Biloxi with a 5.25 ERA. Left hander Nathan More >

State Summer Baseball Tournament Starts Earlier Due To Heat

(Mequon, WI)  —  Four teams will square off at the state high school summer baseball tournament in Mequon Friday. The WIAA has moved up the start of the semifinals to 9:05 am due to heat concerns. Milwaukee Marquette will play Oak Creek, and defending champion Menomonee Falls will then face New Holstein. The winners will More >