Kennedy strikes out 11, Solarte homers in Padres’ 3-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kennedy struck out 11 in what was likely his final start with San Diego and Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run homer for the Padres, who beat Milwaukee 3-1 in their home finale on Thursday. The Padres underachieved this year, extending their postseason drought to nine seasons despite a roster overhaul that More >

Former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader sues team over pay

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader has sued the team, saying the flat-rate pay system dancers work under leaves them earning far less than minimum wage. The lawsuit is believed to be the first on behalf of dancers against an NBA franchise, and it comes after several similar filings against NFL teams. Lead plaintiff Lauren More >

Badger Volleyball Knocks Off Seventh Ranked Illinois

The Wisconsin volleyball team has ended a three-match losing streak by upsetting Number-seven Illinois in four sets. The Badgers out-hit the Illini .268 to .178. Ramona Kriskova had a season-high 15 kills to lead Wisconsin. Lauren Carlini had 48 assists and 13 digs, as the Badgers improved to one-and-two in the Big Ten and nine-and-four More >

Packers Datone Jones Ready To Go At San Francisco

Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Datone Jones never got a concussion in Monday night’s home win over Kansas City. He left the game early, after an apparent helmet-to-helmet collision with his teammate Joe Thomas. Jones now says Thomas hit his shoulder pad, not his head. He says he never felt spacey, and he was upset More >

Thursday October 1 Area High School Sports Report

Mauston hosts Westfield tonight as the second round of the conference season begins in SCC volleyball. Mauston swept Westfield 3-0 in their first meeting en route to a 4-1 start to the league season for the Golden Eagles girls, good for second place behind 5-0 Wisconsin Dells. Westfield is 2-3 in league play. 0-5 Adams-Friendship More >

Badger Football Lineup Getting Healthier As Iowa Comes In Saturday

Two key Wisconsin back-ups have returned to practice, and both are expected to play in Badgers’ Big Ten opener on Saturday at home against Iowa. Inside linebacker Leon Jacobs aggravated a previous toe injury last weekend. Tight end Troy Fumagalli has practiced all week, after a thumb injury almost two weeks ago in the Badgers’ More >

Davies solid as Brewers beat Padres 5-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Zach Davies pitched seven innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 on Wednesday night. Davies (3-2) did not allow a run for a second consecutive start, having shut out the Chicago Cubs over six innings in his last outing. He struck out six and walked two. Hernan Perez and More >

Packers TE Quarless placed on IR with designation to return

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers have placed tight end Andrew Quarless on injured reserve/designated to return with a sprained left knee. Quarless would miss a minimum of eight weeks, meaning he would be eligible to return in Week 12 on Thanksgiving against the Chicago Bears. He can start practicing with the team in six More >

Rudig Jensen Chrysler Dodge Jeep To Offer Fund Raiser At Royall High School Friday Night

On October 2nd between 3:30pm and 7:00pm, Rudig Jensen Chrysler Dodge Jeep will team up with students at Royall High School located  in Elroy to host a “Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser” during the Football Game to benefit the school’s booster club. Everyone in the community is invited to stop by the school and test drive More >

Friday October 2 Area High School Football Schedule

South-Central Conference Wisconsin Dells(0-2) at Mauston(2-0) 7 PM SMASH Country 92-9 FM Nekoosa(1-1) at Adams-Friendship(1-1) Westfield(0-2) at Wautoma(2-0) Scenic Bluffs Conference Necedah(1-2) at Royall(0-4)  7 PM NOW 92-one FM Hillsboro(2-1) at Bangor(3-0) New Lisbon(2-1) at Cashton(2-2) Brookwood(4-2) at Shullsburg(2-4) (Saturday) (Non-Conference) Ridge and Valley Conference Seneca-Wauzeka(0-3) at Wonewoc-Center(1-2) Badger North Reedsburg(2-1) at Mount Horeb-Barneveld(2-1) Baraboo(0-3) at More >