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Friday September 23 Area High School Football Previews

Mauston has it’s first home game of the SCC football schedule tonight as the Nekoosa Papermakers come in for a 7 PM kick-off. Mauston is 1-0 in league play and 4-1 overall after a 49-0 thrashing of Westfield a week ago as seven different players scored TD’s for the second week in a row for More >

Attanasio Satisfied With Brewers’ Rebuild

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Milwaukee Brewers’ owner Mark Attanasio says he’s satisfied with the team’s rebuild so far. He would not say when Milwaukee would be back in playoff form, but the Brewers are further along than he thought, after the club started dumping its stars for prospects 14 months ago. Attanasio says the team is tough More >

Gennett, Carter Drive Brewers To Victory

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Scooter Gennett hits a two run homer, and Chris Carter adds a solo shot to drive Milwaukee to a 3-1 home victory against Pittsburgh. Chase Anderson struck out six in nearly six innings, and he retired eleven straight before catcher Francisco Cervelli homered for the Pirates’ only run. Anderson is now 9-11, Tyler Thornburg More >

Bucks Trade For Veteran Forward Michael Beasley

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks have bolstered their frontcourt by acquiring veteran forward Michael Beasley from Houston for young point guard Tyler Ennis. But it will not be enough to make up for the scoring the Bucks lost when shooting guard Khris Middleton went out for six months with a torn hamstring. The Journal More >

Packer Run Defense Comes Up Big

(Green Bay, WI)  —  While the headlines have focused on the Packers’ sluggish offense, the Green Bay defense is quietly getting the job done. The Packers had 14 tackles for losses in their first two games, more than in five outings last year, and the Pack leads the NFL in allowing opponents just one point six yards More >

Badgers’ Kicker Gaglianone Out With More Back Problems

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin kicker Rafael Gaglianone will sit out Saturday’s Big Ten opener at Michigan State with recurring back problems. Senior kickoff specialist Andrew Endicott will handle the field goals and extra points, something he has not done since high school. Gaglianone, a junior, did not practice this spring due to back issues, but More >

Pewaukee’s Wilson Has Solid Round In Quest To Renew His PGA Tour Card

(Columbus, OH)  —  In golf, Pewaukee native Mark Wilson may have played himself back into contention to renew his PGA Tour card for 2017. Wilson is tied for fourth after the opening round of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship in Columbus, Ohio. It’s the third of four playoff tournaments in the Web Dot Com Finals More >

Thursday September 22 Area High School Sports Schedule

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL South-Central Conference Mauston at Adams-Friendship Wautoma at Wisconsin Dells Westfield at Nekoosa Scenic Bluffs Conference Hillsboro at Wonewoc-Center postponed Brookwood at New Lisbon Necedah at Bangor Royall at Cashton Reedsburg at Mount Horeb (Badger North) BOYS SOCCER Prairie Du Chien at Mauston 5 PM cancelled Nekoosa at Adams-Friendship (Conference) 5 PM Watertown Luther More >

Bucks’ Middleton Out Six Months With Torn Hamstring

(Milwaukee, WI) —  The Milwaukee Bucks’ training camp is still five days away, and the team already has a major injury to one of its starters. The Bucks say shooting guard Khris Middleton will be out for about six months after he tore his left hamstring, and he’ll have surgery in the next week. The More >

Pirates Stay In Playoff Chase With Another Win At Milwaukee

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Sean Rodriguez hits a two run single and a solo homer to give Pittsburgh a 4-1 victory at Milwaukee. Andrew McCutcheon also homered, as the Pirates won their sixth game in their last seven to move to within three and one half games of the National League’s final Wild Card. The game was More >