Former Badger Joe Thomas Gets Several Citations From Wisconsin DNR

The state Department of Natural Resources has given eleven citations to Brookfield native and Cleveland Browns’ All-Pro tackle Joe Thomas.  He told the Wisconsin State Journal he was trying to improve an old farm property near Muscoda (mus’-co-day) in Grant County, and he just did things he didn’t know he needed a permit for.  Thomas More >

Dave Aranda Likely To Stay With The Badger Football Program

It appears that Wisconsin will keep its current defensive coordinator.  The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says new head coach Paul Chryst wants to keep Dave Aranda — who ran the Badger defense for the past two seasons under Gary Andersen.  A deal has apparently not been finalized yet.  There have been reports that Aranda wants to More >

Friday December 19 Area High School Sports Schedule

BOYS BASKETBALL South-Central Conf Wisconsin Dells(2-0, 2-2) at Mauston(2-0, 7-0) 7:30 PM SMASH Country 92-9 FM Nekoosa(0-2, 1-3) at Adams-Friendship(1-1, 2-4) Westfield(1-1, 2-4) at Wautoma(0-2, 0-4) Scenic Bluffs Conf New Lisbon(0-2) at Wonewoc-Center(1-1) Hillsboro(2-0) at Bangor(2-0) Necedah(1-1) at Cashton(2-0) Brookwood(0-2) at Royall(0-2) Badger North Reedsburg(1-1) at Portage(0-1) GIRLS BASKETBALL South-Central Conf Mauston(0-2, 0-7) at Wisconsin Dells(2-0,5-1) More >

Thursday December 18 Area High School Sports Summaries

WRESTLING Mauston wins their first dual match of the high school wrestling season Thursday at Weston-Ithaca 48-24. The home team won five of the eight actual matches that took place but Mauston received five forfeit wins to capture the win. Chris Ruf, Ryan Schneider and Teagan Miller won their matches via pinfall for the Golden More >

Bucks spoil Cousins’ return, beat Kings 108-107

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Brandon Knight scored 20 points and the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled DeMarcus Cousins’ return to the struggling Sacramento Kings with a 108-107 victory Thursday night. With their inside game lacking due to missing players, the Bucks shot well from the perimeter for much of the night in winning their third in four games. More >

Packers’ front 5 helps keep offense humming

UNDATED (AP) – The Green Bay Packers keep absorbing the hits on the offensive line. But as far as the linemen are concerned, better that they take the blows than quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Front fives don’t usually draw much attention. The Packers’ highlight reel is typically filled with pinpoint passes from Rodgers to receivers Jordy Nelson and More >

Wisconsin’s Chryst to make $2.3M in first year as coach

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin’s Paul Chryst got a five-year deal to return to become the head coach at his alma mater. He will make $2.3 million in his first year. The compensation package includes a $100,000 raise each year of the deal. University regents approved the contract late Wednesday afternoon, and Chryst was introduced as More >

Mount Union, Wisconsin-Whitewater meet for title

UNDATED (AP) – Familiar foes will meet in Friday night’s Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl when Mount Union and Wisconsin-Whitewater square off for the Division-III national champion. For the ninth time in 10 years, the teams will battle for the title in Salem, Virginia. The Warhawks (14-0) are the defending champions and have beaten Mount Union (14-0) in More >

Tanner McEvoy May Play Offense And Defense For The Football Badgers Against Auburn

Wisconsin quarterback Tanner McEvoy says he’ll play on both offense and defense against Auburn in the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day.  Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda had McEvoy practicing at linebacker-and-safety today with the Badgers’ Number-One defense.  He had an interception and three pass break-ups last season, when played at safety.  This year, McEvoy has More >

All American Honors For Three Wisconsin Badger Volleyball Players

Three Wisconsin Badger volleyball players have been named All-Americans by the coaches’ association.  Sophomore setter Lauren Carlini was among 14 players selected to the Division-One first team.  Wisconsin junior libero Taylor Morey made the All-American second team, as did Badgers’ senior Courtney Thomas.  Carlini is only the second in U-W history to make the coaches’ More >