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Mauston High School Celebrates Historic Boys Basketball Season

An historic season for the Mauston High School boys basketball team was celebrated last week at the team’s annual awards banquet. Coach Gil Saylor’s squad shared the SCC title with Adams-Friendship at 8-2, giving Mauston their first conference boys basketball championship since 1986. Mauston was 17-6 overall after winning just five games the previous year More >

Packers Get Two Extra Picks In May

For the sixth year in a row, the Green Bay Packers will get extra draft picks this spring.  The N-F-L yesterday awarded Green Bay two compensatory selections in the sixth round, based on the Packers’ net free-agent losses from the year before.  The team lost James Jones, Evan Dietrich-Smith, C-J Wilson, and Marshall Newhouse to More >

Badgers Make A Quick Turnaround For This Week In The NCAA Tournament

Monday was officially an “off day” for the Wisconsin men’s basketball team.  But in reality, the student-athletes had a lot of scrambling to do, as they get ready to play North Carolina on Thursday night in Los Angeles.  The top-seeded Badgers advanced to the Sweet-16 of the N-C-A-A tournament with a win over Oregon on More >

Bucks Need A Win Tonight Against Miami

The Milwaukee Bucks can give their playoff hopes a boost tonight, with a home victory over Miami.  The Bucks’ lead over the Heat has dropped to one-and-a-half games for the Number-six playoff spot in the Eastern Conference — and several other teams are not far behind.  Yesterday, key reserves Jared Dudley and O-J Mayo returned More >

Former Packer Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison

Former Green Bay Packers’ safety Darren Sharper was sentenced today to nine years in prison, for drugging-and-raping women in Arizona.  The 39-year-old Sharper pleaded guilty to Arizona charges of sexual assault and attempted sex assault, and was immediately sentenced.  Later, he pleaded no contest in Los Angeles to drugging-and-raping two victims.  The proceedings were part More >

Packers President Against Possible Replay Rules Changes

Green Bay Packers’ president Mark Murphy says his team is not likely to support any changes in instant replay, during the N-F-L owners’ meetings this week in Phoenix.  Owners will consider 13 possible changes — including replay reviews for any infractions that result in first downs, and all personal fouls.  Murphy, a member of the More >

Strong Showing For Paul Menard In NASCAR

Eau Claire NASCAR driver Paul Menard took fourth place yesterday in the Sprint Cup’s Auto Club-400 in Fontana California.  Matt Kenseth of Cambridge led for 43 laps until his car broke an axle during a pit stop at the time of a caution with 24 laps to go.  Kenseth, the 2003 series champion, placed 31st. More >

Three Area High School Boys Hockey Players Earn All-State Recognition

Two players from Reedsburg-Wisconsin Dells have been named to the All-State honorable mention list in high school boys hockey as announced over the weekend. Senior forward Jordan Bill and Senior Defenseman Austin Scvhyvinck were both all-league first teamers for Badger North champion and State qualifier RWD and were accorded All-State recognition as was Junior Defenseman More >

High School Indoor Track Results From Saturday

Reedsburg won the boys and girls team title in their division with Mauston third on the girls side and sixth on the boys side in a field of 12 schools at Saturday’s high school indoor track meet at UW-La Crosse. John Maki and Adam Kramer finished 1-2 overall in the boys 1000 meter run for More >

Hillsboro Loses D-5 Boys Basketball State Championship Game

Hillsboro fell just short in their quest for a boys basketball state championship on Saturday, losing 56-50 to Milwaukee Young Coggs Prep in the D-5 State title game at the Kohl Center in a matchup of teams at the State Tournament for the first time. Hillsboro trailed 14-10 after one period and after trailing by More >