Sports

Next Year’s NASCAR Road America Race Moves To Sunday

(Elkhart Lake, WI) — NASCAR says its road race in eastern Wisconsin will move from Saturday to Sunday next August. The Xfinity Series event at Road America in Elkhart Lake will start at two pm August 27th, and will be shown on NBC instead of the network’s sports cable channel. It’s the only one of More >

Wonewoc-Center/Weston Football Coop Set To Debut Next Week

High school football in our area begins next week with the start of the pre-season and it’s the start of a new era of sorts for those involved with the Wonewoc-Center program. Wonewoc-Center has had a very low number of players out for the sport in recent seasons and have had barely enough to field More >

Wisconsin Dells Legion Baseball At The State Tournament

Wisconsin Dells has qualified for the Class AA State American Legion Baseball Tournament in River Falls and play begins there today in the eight-team double elimination tournament with Wisconsin Dells taking on Menasha in their first round game this morning. Wisconsin Dells won all four games last week at the Onalaska Regional and all four More >

Eighth Inning Rally Gives Brewers Second Straight Win

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers score five runs in the eighth inning to win their second straight against Arizona at home, 9-4. Scooter Gennett sparked the rally with a looper just beyond second base that scored two runs and broke a four all tie, as Milwaukee sent ten men to the plate in the More >

GM Stearns: Brewers’ Trade Possibilities Becoming Clearer

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Major League trade deadline is only five days away. Brewers’ general manager David Stearns says nothing is “imminent” at the moment, but he still expects a flurry of activity as the deadline gets closer. Several contenders are looking for help in their bullpens, and that has Milwaukee relievers Jeremy Jeffress and More >

Packers: Nelson Expects To Be Ready For Regular Season

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Green Bay receiver Jordy Nelson says he expects to be ready for the Packers’ regular season opener at Jacksonville on September eleventh. Otherwise, he does not have a timetable for returning from what he’s only calling a “hiccup” in his left knee, which he hurt while working out during the offseason. More >

No Word On Matthews, Peppers Being Interviewed On Drug Report

(Green Bay, WI) — As of late Tuesday afternoon, Packer linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers had not been interviewed by the NFL concerning an Al Jazeera report that they were involved with banned substances. There were reports that both were to be questioned Tuesday by league investigators, but Matthews says he and Peppers have More >

Big Ten Media Days: Badgers’ Ogunbowale Spreads Unity Message

(Chicago, IL)  —  Wisconsin running back Dare Ogunbowale says players from different cultures look past their differences to pursue a common goal and if society can do the same, it could make a “big difference.” Ogunbowale was chosen by Big Ten officials to speak on behalf of players gathered at an event Tuesday at the More >

Menomonee Falls’ Ty Weber Named Summer Baseball Player Of Year

(Undated)  —  Wisconsin baseball coaches have named Menomonee Falls pitcher and first baseman Ty Weber as the state high school summer player of the year. Weber led Menomonee Falls to its second consecutive state summer baseball title last Friday. He’s a senior who will play his college ball at Illinois. Weber batted .538 for the More >

Aaron Rodgers Won’t Elaborate On “Bachelorette” Brother

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Aaron Rodgers has always made it a policy to keep his personal and family life out of the public eye as much as possible. So it was no surprise that the Packers’ quarterback took a pass Tuesday in talking about his brother Jordan, who’s one of two finalists to win the More >