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Coach Mark Sullivan Talks Hillsboro Tigers Volleyball

Troy Matz chats with Hillsboro volleyball coach Mark Sullivan

Big Things Expected From Bucks Rookie Jabari Parker

N-B-A general managers expect Milwaukee forward Jabari Parker to be the league’s rookie of the year.  A pre-season survey by N-B-A-Dot-Com shows that three-fourths of the G-M’s who voted believe Parker will win the top rookie honor.  Parker was the second overall pick in June.  The top pick, Andrew Wiggins, now of Minnesota, was second More >

Tim Krumrie Hoping For Election To The College Football Hall Of Fame

For the fourth time in five years, Wisconsin defensive tackle Tim Krumrie (crum-rye) is on the ballot for the College Football Hall-of-Fame.  The National Football Foundation today announced 75 players and six coaches as Hall-of-Fame candidates from the F-B-S subdivision — plus 87 players and 25 coaches from the N-C-A-A’s other divisions.  Krumrie, who’s from More >

Transportation Information For Necedah Football Fans

Necedah Cardinals football fans interested in attending the team’s playoff game Friday night at Markesan may have the option of riding a fan bus being organized at the high school. The total cost would be ten dollars per person and that includes the game ticket. Travel distance between the two communities is approximately 75 miles. More >

Brett Favre May Not Come To Lambeau Field This Year After All

The Green Bay Packers had scheduled a return to Lambeau Field for legendary QB Brett Favre to be an honorary captain for the November 9th Sunday night game with the Bears but Favre indicates that he is reticent to go through with the plan due to the health of another Packer legend-Bart Starr. Favre wanted More >

Friday Night Means High School Football Playoff Action

Level One of the State high school football playoffs is this weekend with 110 of the 112 games state-wide being played Friday at 7 PM. One of the few area teams with a home game is Hillsboro as the Tigers will put their 6-3 record on the line at home against 6-3 North Crawford from More >

Bulls G Butler to miss final preseason game

CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss their final preseason game with a sprained left thumb. Butler was injured when he deflected a pass in the first quarter of Sunday night’s 101-96 victory over Charlotte. The Bulls announced on Tuesday that an MRI and subsequent examinations had confirmed the diagnosis of sprained More >

Raanta leads Blackhawks past Flyers 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) – Antti Raanta made 32 saves to earn a shutout in his first start of the season, and Patrick Kane scored two power-play goals to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Philadelphia Flyers 4-0 on Tuesday night. Chicago’s Brandon Saad and Bryan Bickell scored along with Kane in a 2:06 flurry late in the More >

Experienced, hungry Badgers look to replace Brust

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Badgers are back at practice and hungry to make another run to the Final Four. The team’s biggest question is replacing sharpshooting guard Ben Brust, who was a senior last season. Coach Bo Ryan could turn to forward Nigel Hayes, the Big Ten’s Sixth Man of the Year, or quick point More >

Maryland knows it must stop Wisconsin’s run game

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) – Maryland’s defense has one imposing objective Saturday at Wisconsin: neutralize running back Melvin Gordon and the nation’s leading rushing attack. Gordon leads the nation with an average of 174.3 yards per game, part of an offense that’s averaging 343 yards rushing. Coach Randy Edsall says, “We’ve got a tremendous challenge in trying More >