Friday February 27 Area High School Sports Summaries

WRESTLING Four area wrestlers lost in the semi-final round Friday night at the WIAA State Meet in Madison but come back today in the consolation bracket with still a chance at third place. Trenton Pasch of Royall lost via pinfall in his semi-final at 145 pounds in D-3 and is now 42-8 overall. Trenton Mc More >

WIAA State Wrestling Update On Area Competitors

Three area wrestlers have already advanced to the semi-finals in their weight class this afternoon at the WIAA State Tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison. In Division Two, Trenton Mc Manus of Adams-Friendship is into the semi’s at 113 after a 10-3 win this afternoon in the quarter-final round and he is now 14-2 More >

Brewers Owner Optimistic About 2015 Season

Despite last September’s collapse, Milwaukee Brewers’ principal owner Mark Attanasio said he saw no need to break up what he called a “really good team.” Attanasio gave his annual address to the squad yesterday, the first day of full-team practices at Spring Training in Phoenix.  While other teams made “wholesale changes,” Attanasio said it was More >

Friday February 27 Area High School WIAA Tournament Schedule

GIRLS BASKETBALL Adams-Friendship has their sights set on a first ever trip to the WIAA State Girls Basketball Tournament and the 21-1 Green Devils begin their post-season run tonight at home against conference rival 13-9 Westfield in D-3 Tournament action. Adams-Friendship has won 12 in a row and they’re 2-0 vs Westfield this season. Westfield More >

Mauston Golden Eagles Boys Basketball Coach Gil Saylor

Head Coach Gil Saylor talks about a conference championship season for Mauston boys basketball with Troy Matz

Thursday February 26 Area High School Boys Basketball Summaries

Mauston is a conference champion in boys basketball for the first time since 1986 as the Golden Eagles share this year’s title in the South-Central by virtue of their 76-58 win at Wautoma Thursday night. Mauston and Adams-Friendship both finish with 8-2 conference records with Adams winning at Wisconsin Dells 40-25 Thursday night as well. More >

Sykes’ 36 leads Green Bay past Ill.-Chicago, 72-67

CHICAGO (AP) – Keifer Sykes pumped in 36 points and knocked down 7 of 8 from the line in the final :37 to help Green Bay hold off Illinois-Chicago, 72-67 on Thursday night. After a TV timeout with 6:10 left, Sykes scored 12 of Green Bay’s final 14 points. Jay Harris knocked down a 3-pointer to More >

Panoske lifts Milwaukee past Wright State, 61-58

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – J.J. Panoske drilled a 3-pointer with :04 left to lift Milwaukee to a 61-58 win over Wright State Thursday night. Steve McWhorter hit a pair of free throws with 3:43 left to give Milwaukee a 58-51 lead, but Wright State rallied. Chrishawn Hopkins converted a pair of free throws and Michael Karena More >

No. 17 Iowa women hold on, 78-74 over Wisconsin

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Bethany Doolittle scored 22 points, Samantha Logic finished an assist short of a triple-double Thursday night and No. 17 Iowa held off Wisconsin 78-74 to remain in second place in the Big Ten with one game remaining. Logic, a Wisconsin native who had her career high of 30 points in the More >

AP source: K-Rod, Brewers agree to $13M, 2-year deal

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Francisco Rodriguez will be jogging out of the bullpen again for the Milwaukee Brewers. The closer and the Brewers agreed Thursday to a $13 million, two-year contract, according to a person familiar with the agreement. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. The 33-year-old Rodriguez revived his More >