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Ray Cruz Offers Mauston Volleyball Update

Troy Matz visits with coach Ray Cruz who has Mauston girls volleyball at 2-0 in the South-Central

Badger Football Shorthanded At Running Back For Saturday

The Wisconsin football team will again be short on running backs tomorrow, when it hosts Bowling Green.  If something happens to starter Melvin Gordon or back-up Corey Clement, the Badgers will most likely use fullback Austin Ramesh.  Third-string freshman Taiwan Deal is still out with a hand injury, and he might not return for several More >

Badger Womens Volleyball Still Unbeaten

The Wisconsin volleyball team is 9-and-0 after beating tenth ranked U-S-C in four sets yesterday at the Big Ten-Pac 12 Showcase in Seattle.  Courtney Thomas led the fourth-ranked Badgers with 14 kills.  Junior Taylor Morey had a career-high 29 digs.  Wisconsin will take on nationally ranked Washington tonight.

Wisconsin NASCAR Update

Matt Kenseth of Cambridge will try to keep his Top-10 spot in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup this weekend.  The second event in the ten-race Chase for the season championship will be held on Sunday in Loudon New Hampshire. Qualifying is tonight for the Sylvania-300.  Kenseth moved up four spots from last week in More >

Packers And Lions Have Some Hard Feelings Towards Each Other Through The Years

The Green Bay Packers say they’re not itching for a fight at Detroit on Sunday — but they won’t back down against the Lions, either.  There’s been some bad blood between the two teams over the past three years — starting with the infamous 2011 Thanksgiving game in which Ndamukong Suh stepped on former Packers’ More >

Brewers May Need To Win Out To Reach The Post Season

With nine games left, the Milwaukee Brewers have lost control of their playoff destiny — at least for now.  After losing two-of-three at Saint Louis, the Brewers will not be able to catch Pittsburgh in the standings this weekend — even if the Crew sweeps the Pirates in their three-game series which begins tonight at More >

Thursday September 18 Area High School Sports Summaries

Mauston is 2-0 to start the South-Central girls volleyball slate after a 3-1 win at Nekoosa Thursday night behind 17 assists and three service aces from Taylor Gray and 14 kills from Megan Bauer. Mauston wins the match 25-5, 23-25, 25-20 and 25-18 and the Golden Eagles now look to the Baraboo Invite tomorrow. Adams-Friendship More >

Friday September 19 Area High School Football Previews

Mauston brings a two-game win streak into the South-Central Conference football season tonight at Westfield. The Golden Eagles put forth a strong defensive effort last week in an 18-6 win at Wisconsin Heights with the Vanguards amassing under 100 yards of offense as Mauston improves to 2-2 overall. Pat Cauley throws for 120 yards in More >

Five-run seventh gives Dodgers 8-4 win over Cubs.

CHICAGO (AP) – Dee Gordon and pinch-hitter Andre Ethier hit RBI doubles in Los Angeles’ five-run seventh inning, and the Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Thursday night and extend their lead in the NL West. The Dodgers trailed 4-1 heading into the seventh but six of their eight hitters reached base against More >

Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night. The defending National League champions took two of three in a tight series that featured only More >