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Thursday November 20 Area High School Girls Basketball Schedule

Four area teams begin their regular season high school girls basketball schedule including the Hillsboro Tigers and first year coach Scott Egan as they travel to North Crawford this evening. Destiny Shore is back as an all-league honorable mention with Mackenzie Sullivan, Brittany Borchardt and Tasha Mitchell other top returnees for the Tigers who must More >

Badger Football Number 16 In The College Football Playoff Rankings

The Wisconsin football team jumped four places to 16th in the new College Football Playoff Rankings announced last night.  Alabama moved into the top spot.  The Crimson Tide, Oregon, Florida State, and Mississippi State hold the four national championship playoff spots at the moment.  The Badgers are on a five-game winning streak after their 59-to-24 More >

High School Wrestlers In Our Area Underway With The Pre Season

The pre-season is now underway for area high school wrestlers with all the area schools waitimng until ther month of December to begin regular season competition. Randy Gyllin at Mauston, Shawn Groshek with Adams-Friendship, Jeff Campbell at Wisconsin Dells, Rob Bautch at Reedsburg, Quintan Verbsky at Hillsboro, Kevin Biermeier at Royall, Brian Slater with New More >

Tuesday November 18 Area High School Girls Basketball Summaries

Mauston struggled through a rough first half in their opening game of the high school girls basketball season on Tuesday, dropping a 55-28 decision at Portage in a game heard on SMASH Country 92-9 FM! Mauston scored only four first half points and trailed 27-4 at the halftime intermission against a good Portage squad and More >

Kam Williams leads No. 20 Ohio St past Marquette

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Kam Williams scored 15 points and Shannon Scott added a career-best 14 assists to lead No. 20 Ohio State past Marquette 74-63 on Tuesday night. Amir Williams had 12 points and Marc Loving scored 10 for the Buckeyes (2-0), who shot 65 percent from the field (32 of 49) – including 8 More >

Bucks hold off Knicks 117-113 to climb above .500

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year by fending off the New York Knicks for a 117-113 victory Tuesday night. Zaza Pachulia added season highs of 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Bucks, who improved to 6-5 More >

Mathieu, Minnesota top Western Kentucky 76-54

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – DeAndre Mathieu had 11 points, six assists and five rebounds, helping Minnesota control the pace from start to finish in a 76-54 victory Tuesday over Western Kentucky. Mo Walker led the Gophers (1-1) with 14 points, Joey King scored 10 and Elliott Eliason added seven, as the frontcourt had short shot after short More >

Marquette Faces Ohio State Tonight In Mens Basketball

Expect Marquette to keep focusing on defense tonight, when the Golden Eagle men’s basketball team plays at Ohio State.  Forward Juan Anderson says the Eagles’ full-court press rushes the opponents’ offense but Ohio State senior guard Shannon Scott says they’ll be ready for what Marquette throws at them. The Buckeyes are 1-and-0, after crushing Massachusetts-Lowell 92-to-55 More >

Badger Volleyball Moving Up In The Rankings

Wisconsin is ranked third in the season’s first weekly A-P men’s college basketball poll. Bo Ryan’s Badgers entered the pre-season with a Number-three ranking from the media — and they held the spot this week after victories over Northern Kentucky and Chattanooga. Wisconsin is also fourth in the U-S-A Today coaches’ poll, same as the More >

Bucks Look To Keep Rolling At Home Tonight

The Milwaukee Bucks will try to go 4-and-1 at home tonight when they play New York.  The Knicks have not won back-to-back games since November second. They dropped seven straight before beating Denver by 16 at home on Sunday. The Bucks have won three of their last four, after a seven-point win at Miami on Sunday. More >