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Bucks To Open Training Camp Amid Questions

(St. Francis, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks will open their training camp in Madison Tuesday, amid questions about the impact of losing shooting guard Khris Middleton. At the team’s Media Day on Monday, coach Jason Kidd and his other players did not attempt to downplay the significance of losing one of their hottest shooters for six More >

Packers To Return Monday Following Bye Week

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packer players are off for their bye week. And when they return to practice next Monday, coach Mike McCarthy says each player will receive detailed goals for improving and fitting into the team’s vision. The bye week normally comes during the middle of the season, giving the Packer More >

Most Injured Packers Expect To Return For Next Game

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Packers’ coach Mike McCarthy hopes at least four of his injured defensive starters can play in their next game October ninth against the New York Giants at Lambeau Field. McCarthy says he’s optimistic that the bye week will help Clay Matthews, Morgan Burnett, Letroy Guion, and Datone Jones get better, and More >

Wisconsin Defense To Have Major Challenge At Michigan

(Madison, WI)  —  The Wisconsin defense will have a big challenge on Saturday at Michigan. The fifth ranked Wolverines have scored at least 40 points in all four of their games, and they rank fourth nationally and second in the Big Ten with a scoring average of 52 points per contest. Junior quarterback Wilton Speight More >

Area Fall Sports Conference Standings September 26

South-Central Conference Football Adams-Friendship 2-0, Nekoosa 2-0, Mauston 1-1, Wautoma 1-1, Wisconsin Dells 0-2, Westfield 0-2 South-Central Conference Volleyball Mauston 4-0, Wautoma 4-0, Wisconsin Dells 2-2, Westfield 2-2, Adams-Friendship 0-4, Nekoosa 0-4 Scenic Bluffs Conference Football Bangor 3-0, Royall 3-1, New Lisbon 2-1, Brookwood 2-2, Cashton 2-2, Hillsboro 0-3, Necedah 0-3 Scenic Bluffs Conference Volleyball More >

Monday September 26 Area High School Sports Report

CROSS COUNTRY Reedsburg hosted their annual cross country Invite Saturday at a wet and muddy Hartje Center with Claire Koenecke of Reedsburg the girls medalist for the large schools with Sauk-Prairie the team champ. Victoria Patten led the Baraboo girls and Jenna Stott for Tomah. In the small school grouping, Rae’ven Eddy led Royall and More >

Packers Enter Bye By Hanging On To Beat Detroit

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers start their bye week at 2-1 after winning their home opener against Detroit, 34-27. The Packers almost blew a 31-3 lead just before halftime, as the Lions scored 24 of the game’s final 27 points. The Packers did not seal their victory until a scamper by Aaron Rodgers late in the More >

Other Packers News: Run Defense Makes History, New Injuries

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Packers’ run defense makes history, by holding the Detroit rushing offense to just 50 yards. ESPN says the Packers have now held three straight opponents to 50 yards or fewer on the ground, their longest string since 1938, when they had a nine game streak. Meanwhile, Packers’ coach Mike McCarthy More >

Brewers Lose Home Finale; Fans Salute Braun Before Likely Trade

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers have ended their home schedule at 41-40, after losing their Miller Park season finale to Cincinnati 4-2. Reds’ starter Brandon Finnegan gave up three hits in five scoreless innings, while Milwaukee’s Wily Peralta went six frames and surrendered three runs, two in the first, to drop to 7-11. The More >

Kenseth Takes Second In Chase Event; Blames Himself For Blowing Restart

(Loudon, NH)  —  Wisconsin’s Matt Kenseth blames himself for not winning Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase event in Loudon, New Hampshire. The Cambridge native led for 105 of the 300 laps, but he gave up first place to Kevin Harvick in the final restart. Kenseth, who finished second, says he should have known better for More >