Sports

Marquette Men Lose To Seton Hall

The Marquette men’s basketball team has a four-game losing streak, after falling at home to Seton Hall 80-to-70 last night.  The Pirates pulled away with a 17-to-2 run early in the second half.  Seton Hall out-scored the Golden Eagles 28-to-8 in the first nine minutes after the break, when Sterling Gibbs made three consecutive three-pointers. More >

Thursday January 29 Area High School Sports Schedule

WRESTLING It’s the final night of the South-Central Conference dual meet wrestling season and the Mauston Golden Eagles still have a shot to earn a piece of the dual meet title but they must take care of business tonight against Wautoma at Mauston High School to make that possible. Mauston is 3-1 in conference duals More >

UW Whitewater Football Coach To Be Named Soon

U-W Whitewater could decide on a new football coach as early as Friday.  Open forums ended yesterday for five finalists who hope to replace Lance Leipold.  He left for Division-One Buffalo after leading the Warhawks to their sixth national Division-Three title in the last eight seasons.  Athletic director Amy Edmonds says the new coach will More >

Giannis Antetokounmpo To Represent The Bucks At NBA All Star Weekend

Giannis Antetokounmpo will be only the third Milwaukee Buck in the last 28 years to compete in the N-B-A’s All-Star Slam Dunk Contest.  The league confirmed last night that the 6-11 forward from Greece will join three other newcomers in the main event of All-Star Saturday Night on February 14th. Minnesota rookie Zach LaVine will More >

Tuesday January 27 Area High School Sports Summaries

BOYS BASKETBALL Mauston wins 57-40 at Nekoosa to stay in a first place tie in the SCC boys basketball standings. Mauston built a 38-16 halftime lead and crusied to the win to go 6-1 in league play and 13-2 overall. Tarren Hall again led Mauston with 20 points and Theron Wilkinson added 13 for the More >

Balanced Bucks beat Heat for 3rd time this season, 109-102

MIAMI (AP) – Brandon Knight had 17 points and six assists and the Milwaukee Bucks put seven players in double figures on the way to beating the Miami Heat 109-102 on Tuesday night. Khris Middleton also scored 17 for the Bucks, who got 15 from Jerryd Bayless, 14 from O.J. Mayo, 13 from Giannis Antetokounmpo, 12 More >

Wisconsin governor proposes plan to help fund Bucks arena

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state will help the Milwaukee Bucks pay for a new basketball arena with $220 million in bonds that would be paid for by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. Walker said Tuesday the “Pay Their Way” proposal would protect the state’s taxpayers, while keeping the More >

Coyle’s late goal lifts Wild past Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) – Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, who snapped a two-game skid and have only three wins in their last 11 games. Boyd Gordon scored for More >

Tenacity remains a challenge for Minnesota’s Walker

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Mo Walker has plenty of discipline. He dropped about 60 pounds after Minnesota coach Richard Pitino was hired, to make sure he could keep up with the faster-paced style. The Minnesota center’s biggest challenge these days revolves around mental toughness. This is more about tenacity for a guy with a low-key personality More >

Governor Walker To Push For Funding For A New Milwaukee Bucks Arena

Governor Scott Walker said today that he’ll ask state lawmakers to put up 220-million dollars in bonding for a new Milwaukee Bucks’ arena.  And he expects present and future N-B-A players to pay the state back through income taxes from their expected higher salaries.  Those salaries are projected to go up due to a big More >