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AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS FOR TUESDAY 3/28

  NECEDAH WILL HOST RICHLAND CENTER IN BOTH VARSITY BOYS BASEBALL AND GIRLS SOFTBALL SCRIMMAGES, GAMES START AT 4:30PM WEATHER PERMITTING… ADAMS FRIENDSHIP WILL HOST PORT EDWARDS IN VARSITY BOYS BASEBALL, THE GAME BEGIN AT 5PM WEATHER PERMITTING… NEW LISBON VARSITY BOYS TRACK WILL TAKE PART IN A MEET AT MASHFIELD HIGH SCHOOL AT 4:30PM More >

Thompson: Packers Still Have Needs, Plus Looming Rodgers Extension

(Phoenix, AZ)  —  Green Bay general manager Ted Thompson says he’s still looking to boost both the offense and defense in the Packers’ busiest free agent period in ten years. At the NFL owners’ meetings in Phoenix this week, Thompson said he’s happy with the team’s four free agent signings that include tight end Martellus Bennett and More >

Bucks In Three Way Tie For Fifth East Playoff Spot

(Charlotte, NC)  —  After winning seven of their last ten games, the Milwaukee Bucks are now in a three way tie for the fifth playoff spot in the NBA’s Eastern Conference. The Bucks, Atlanta, and Indiana are all two games ahead of Miami, which holds the eighth and final East slot. The Bucks have nine More >

Selig To Throw Brewers’ First Pitch On Opening Day

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Former Milwaukee Brewers’ owner and baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Crew’s regular season opener next Monday at Miller Park. The Brewers will host Colorado, and Selig is being honored for his recent election into Baseball’s Hall of Fame. He’ll be inducted July 30th in More >

Brewers’ Final Exhibition Week Begins

(Phoenix, AZ)  —  The Brewers have two more exhibition games in Arizona before hosting their final tuneups Friday and Saturday at Miller Park against the Chicago White Sox. The Crew was off Monday, and will play Cleveland Tuesday afternoon at the Brewers’ spring complex in Phoenix. Opening Day starter Junior Guerra will make his final More >

UW Swim Coach Whitney Hite To Lead Team USA

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin Badgers’ swimming coach Whitney Hite has been named the head coach for the US men’s team at the World University Games. USA Swimming announced the selection on Monday for a competition that will run from August 20th through 27th in Taipei, Taiwan. This will be Hite’s first assignment as an international More >

Milwaukee’s Kostowicz Names To WBI All Tournament Team

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  UW Milwaukee junior Steph Kostowicz has been named to the All Tournament team for the Women’s Basketball Invitational. The honor was announced after the tourney ended Sunday, when Rice defeated North Carolina/Greensboro. Milwaukee made the semifinals of the 16 team tournament before losing to Greensboro by ten points last Thursday night. Kostowicz, More >

Mauston and Adams Friendship track results from Saturday

The Golden Eagle Track Invitational was held Saturday at UW-LaCrosse on Saturday and the Mauston Boys finished 5th overall and the Adams Friendship boys finished 10th. On the Girls side, Adams Friendship fininshed 9th overall and the Mauston finished 10th overall.

Bulls Ride Big 3rd Quarter To 109-94 Win At Milwaukee

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Jimmy Butler scored 20 points and dished out a career-high 14 assists as the Chicago Bulls beat Milwaukee 109-94 Sunday.  The Bucks were going for a season sweep of Chicago, but fell short.  The Bulls led by one point at halftime, but built the margin to one dozen points entering the fourth More >

Garza Struggles To Perfect Off-Speed Pitches, Pounded By A’s

(Phoenix, AZ)  —  Brewers starter Matt Garza fell apart in the third inning of an 11-1 rout of Milwaukee by the Oakland A’s Sunday afternoon.  Garza is working on his off-speed pitches this year, but after 11 years of throwing mostly fastballs, the work is going slowly.  He’d retired six in a row when A’s More >