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Former Packers Scout And Personnel Director Dies

The Green Bay Packers’ scouting and personnel director during the 1960’s Glory Years died yesterday.  Ninety-three year old Albert “Pat” Peppler died in Stuart Florida, where he had lived the past several years.  Vince Lombardi hired Peppler in 1963 — and he ran the Packers’ drafts from 1964-through-’69, when Green Bay won three straight N-F-L More >

No Consensus Opinion On Who The Bucks Might Choose In The NBA Draft

The national pundits do not seem to agree on who the Milwaukee Bucks will select with their first-round pick in tomorrow night’s N-B-A Draft.  Of eleven mock drafts, three of them have Kentucky power forward Trey Lyles going to the Bucks.  Two other mock drafts list Milwaukee native Kevon Looney, a power forward from U-C-L-A More >

Brewers Edge The Mets At Miller Park

Carlos Gomez scored the winning run last night, as the Milwaukee Brewers snapped a four-game home losing streak with a 3-to-2 win over the New York Mets. Gomez walked with one out in the seventh, and then scored on a double by Adam Lind that got past Mets’ left-fielder Michael Cuddyer (cuh-dy’-er).  Gomez’ trademark speed More >

Brewers And Mets Open A Three-Game Series Tonight At Miller Park

Jonathan Niese will try to win his first start since May 9th, when the New York Mets play the Brewers in Milwaukee tonight.  The left-hander is 0-and-5 in his last seven outings — and he’ll have a better-than-average chance of getting in the win column this time.  That’s the Brewers have struggled on offense, and More >

Mauston Youth Football Registration Coming Up

Mauston Youth Football registration for students entering grades four, five and six is set for this Thursday night June 25th at the Mauston High School Commons from 4:30-7:00 PM. For more information, contact Mauston Golden Eagles Head Coach Roland Lehman at 847-4410, extension 4407 or 548-9002.

Two Area Players Are All-State Honorable Mention In High School Softball

The Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association has announced their All-State high school softball teams for the 2015 season. Two players from area conferences earn honorable mention recognition in the All-State process. Senior Emma Roenneburg of Adams-Friendship was a four-time SCC Player Of The Year in softball and earns honorable mention All-State honors as does Senior More >

Area Players Earn All-District Honors In The West-Central For High School Baseball

High school baseball standouts from the South-Central Conference and Scenic Bluffs Conference have been recognized for honors in the West-Central District by the WBCA for their efforts in the just completed 2015 season. All-District first team honors go to Scenic Bluffs Conference Pitcher Of The Year Canon O’ Heron, a Senior from Bangor, and Senior More >

High School Summer League Baseball Update At Woodside Sports Complex

It’s week number two of the summer legion baseball league involving many area teams taking place Tuesday’s at Woodside Sports Complex just outside Mauston. Tonight’s 5:30 PM games feature Mauston B against Wonewoc-Center, New Lisbon vs Nekoosa, River Valley vs Necedah and Royall takes on Wisconsin Dells. 7:30 games include the two Mauston area squads More >

With Parker on mend, Bucks could add to frontcourt in draft

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond is busy getting ready for the NBA draft. The Bucks have the 17th overall selection in the first round on Thursday. They’re looking for a forward who can rebound and defend, as well as an outside shooter. Much of the focus at the team’s More >

Bucks GM Previews Thursday NBA Draft

Milwaukee Bucks’ G-M John Hammond says he’ll be looking to improve his team’s shooting, size, and overall toughness in Thursday N-B-A Draft and the July free agency.  The Bucks have two draft picks, including the 17th overall selection in the first round.  Hammond pulled off draft-night trades in 2011-and-2012 to obtain forwards Tobias Harris and More >