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Packers Roster Is Set For Now

The Green Bay Packers will go with three quarterbacks after keeping both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzein.  Both had strong preseason performances.  The Packers also kept five receivers.  N-F-L rosters were cut to 53 players yesterday.  The Packers released 18 players and put four on injured reserve.  They will hold a rare Sunday practice today More >

Brewers Lose Again In San Francisco

A few weeks ago there were very few takers when the Boston Red Sox were trying to trade Jake Peavy.  That might have been a mistake.  Peavy had a no-hitter going against Milwaukee into the eighth inning and picked up the win in a 3-1 San Francisco victory.  Brewers first baseman Mark Reynolds blooped a More >

Badger Football Loses The Lead And The Game Saturday Vs LSU

The L-S-U Tigers rallied for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to come from behind and edge Wisconsin, 28-24.  The game was played Saturday night at N-R-G Stadium in Houston.  The Badgers defense had stifled the Southeastern Conference powerhouse for the first three periods and Wisconsin was leading at one point, 24-7.  Then, Tiger running back Kenny Hilliard More >

Mauston Soccer Splits Two Matches At Richland Center

Mauston is now 2-4 for the high school boys soccer season after a win and a loss in Richland Center Saturday. Baraboo beat Mauston 5-0 in round one but the Golden Eagles rebounded for a 2-0 win over Richland Center. JJ Johnson and Andrew Babcock scored goals for Mauston with Johannes Boppart assisting on both More >

Area High School Football Teams Complete Suspended Games On Saturday

Thunderstorms and present lightning on Friday night resulted in many high school football games being completed on Saturday throughout the state. In our area, Necedah notched their first win of the season, downing Cochrane-Fountain-City 28-12 while Cashton falls to 0-2 with a 35-8 loss at Onalaska Luther. Bangor blanks Blair-Taylor 44-0 while Tomah loses at More >

A Strange Night Of High School Football Friday

Stormy weather made for an odd night of high school football Friday with some games completed and some not so fortunate. Mauston was trailing 13-6 in the second period against Fennimore when play was suspended and after much discussion, the latest plan has Fennimore returning to Mauston on Labor Day Monday at 11 AM to More >

Thursday August 28 Area High School Sports News

Mauston loses 5-2 vs Wisconsin Dells and 4-3 vs Columbus in girls tennis Thursday at Lions Park. Kirstin Grzenia was 2-0 at flight one singles for the Golden Eagles. Dells also beat Columbus 4-3 in their second dual. Fort Atkinson edges Reedsburg 4-3 in their girls tennis dual with the Beavers 4-4 now in eight More >

Thursday Was Busy For Area Girls Volleyball

Mauston is 2-0 to start their season in dual match play in high school girls volleyball with a 3-0 win over Alma-Center-Lincoln and 3-0 over Necedah on Thursday. Necedah also edged Alma-Center-Lincoln 3-2 in the action at Mauston. Royall won three of four matches in day one of the two-day Horicon Invite at JAG in More >

Area High School Football Previews

Mauston hosts Fennimore tonight in week two of the high school football season and it’s the first home game for the Golden Eagles. Mauston played strong defense last week in a 14-0 loss at Tomah, holding the Timberwolves to less than 200 yards but four turnovers hurt the Mauston cause. Fennimore was shut out in More >

Bills WR Watkins hurt in 23-0 loss to Lions

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) – Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs. The first-round pick did not return after being struck in the left side by linebacker Ashlee Palmer on Buffalo’s second drive. Moore hit Jeremy More >