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Thursday April 28 Area High School Sports Schedule

BASEBALL Mauston at Nekoosa (SCC)  postponed Wautoma at Wisconsin Dells (SCC) ppd. to May 19 Reedsburg at Waunakee (Badger North)  postponed Tomah at La Crosse Logan (MVC) New Lisbon at Hillsboro (Scenic Bluffs)  ppd. to Friday Royall at Necedah DH (Scenic Bluffs)  postponed to May 3 in Elroy and May 17 in Necedah Wonewoc-Center at More >

Packers Have 27th Pick As NFL Draft Begins Tonight

(Green Bay, WI)  —  It will be another late night for Packer fans, as playoff success again has Green Bay drafting near the end of Thursday’s first round. This time, general manager Ted Thompson has the 27th pick for the first of nine selections the Packers are scheduled to make over the next three days. More >

Brewers, Cubs Still Plan Single Game Today After Rainout

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs will close out an abbreviated two game series at Wrigley Field Thursday afternoon. Taylor Jungmann and Chicago’s Jake Arietta are still the scheduled starters, after Wednesday night’s contest was postponed due to a forecast of rain and near-freezing temperatures at Wrigley. The undefeated Arrieta is coming More >

Gennett Returns To Milwaukee For Abdominal Exam

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Brewers may be without Scooter Gennett for a while. The starting second baseman was returned to Milwaukee Wednesday to have his right abdominal area checked out by team doctor William Raasch. Gennett was a late scratch just before Tuesday night’s Brewers’ loss to the Cubs in Chicago, as his right oblique More >

NBA: Kaminsky Makes Second Playoff Start In Charlotte Win

(Miami, FL)  —  Former Wisconsin standout Frank Kaminsky makes his second playoff start for the Charlotte Hornets, as they won at Miami 90-88 Wednesday night in Game Five of that first round series. Last year’s top national college player only made three regular season starts in his rookie year. But the Hornets are using Kaminsky More >

Two Former Bucks Start For Warriors In First Round Clincher

(Oakland, CA)  —  Two former Milwaukee Bucks are starters for Golden State as the Warriors clinch their first round playoff series against Houston. Guard Shawn Livingston had 16 points, and center Andrew Bogut scored four as the Warriors moved on with a convincing 114-81 home victory. Livingston played 28 minutes as he started in place More >

Nwachukwu Named UWM’s Head Of Basketball Operations

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  A former assistant coach in Division Two will help the UW Milwaukee men’s basketball team stay on track. Chinedu Nwachukwu was named Wednesday as the Panthers’ director of basketball operations. He’ll work with new head coach LaVall Jordan in coordinating the team’s practices, travel, budgeting, and other functions. Nwachukwu has spent the last More >

Tuesday April 26 Area High School Sports Recap

Brewers’ Late Rally Falls Short At Cold Wrigley

(Chicago, IL)  —  A late rally falls short for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 4-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs at a windy and cold Wrigley Field. Pinch hitter Ryan Braun got the Crew to within one with a two run double in the eighth, and the Brewers had the lead run at the plate in More >

Gennett To Have Tight Oblique Muscle Checked Out

(Chicago, IL)  —  Brewers’ second baseman Scooter Gennett will be checked out Wednesday, after his right oblique muscle got tight in his final round of batting practice Tuesday night. He was scratched from the lineup about 30 minutes before the Brewers’ one run loss to the Cubs in Chicago. Yadiel Rivera started in Gennett’s place, More >