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North Crushes South In Northwoods League All Star Game

(Kenosha, WI)  —  The Northwoods League All Star Game is no contest, as the North Division crushed the South 9-5 on Tuesday night in Kenosha. The North scored seven times in the first inning. South Division starter Chris Cooper of Wisconsin Rapids took the loss by giving up five runs, while retiring just one batter. The More >

NASCAR’s Matt Kenseth Wins Slinger Nationals

(Slinger, WI)  —  NASCAR standout Matt Kenseth of Cambridge wins his seventh Slinger Nationals’ event near Milwaukee. Kenseth hit Erik Jones’ car during a two lap shootout at the end, a move Kenseth admitted was way too hard and “uncalled for.” Kenseth took the lead from Jones with 43 laps to go Tuesday night, but More >

Former Marquette Golfer Nick Nelson Leads State Amateur

(Menasha, WI)  —  Former Marquette golfer Nick Nelson of Milwaukee leads the State Amateur Championship at the halfway point. Nelson shot an even par 70 on Tuesday at the North Shore Golf Club in Menasha. He has a one stroke lead over Emmet Herb of Middleton and Thomas Longbella of Chippewa Falls after two rounds. More >

NBA: Ellenson Signs Rookie Deal With Pistons

(Auburn Hills, MI)  —  Former Marquette men’s basketball forward Henry Ellenson has signed his NBA rookie contract with the Detroit Pistons. BasketballInsiders.com says the Rice Lake native will get a four year deal worth about eight million dollars, and it’s within the league’s rookie pay scale. The six foot, eleven inch Ellenson was the 18th More >

Brewers Play 30 Of Remaining 72 Against Pirates, Cubs

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers will play 30 of their remaining 72 games against either Pittsburgh or Chicago. The Crew has 16 games coming up against the Pirates, starting Tuesday in Pittsburgh, and two rookie right handers will take the mound, Jameson Taillon for the Pirates and Junior Guerra for Milwaukee. The 31-year-old Guerra More >

Brewers’ Prospect Woodruff Wins Southern League Honor

(Biloxi, MS) — Brewers’ pitching prospect Brandon Woodruff is the AA Southern League pitcher of the week. The Biloxi right hander struck out ten in seven innings of his only start last week, beating Pensacola 1-0. The 23-year-old Woodruff is now 8-7 for Biloxi and Class A Brevard County this season with a 3.06 ERA. The More >

Kenosha’s Marty Bechina Wins Northwoods Home Run Derby

(Kenosha, WI)  —  Marty Bechina of the Kenosha Kingfish wins the Northwoods League Home Run Derby. Eighteen sluggers hit balls off a pier into Lake Michigan Monday night, and Bechina belted six homers past a floating barrier which served as the outfield fence. Bechina also helped the South Division beat the North 24-19, with nine More >

Field Set For WIAA Summer Baseball Tourney

(Undated)  —  The field is set for the WIAA state high school summer baseball tournament to be played Friday in Mequon. Four teams will square off in one division, and defending champion Menomonee Falls made the state semifinals with a 10-6 sectional victory Monday against top seeded West Bend West. Falls will play New Holstein, More >

State Amateur Golf: Defending Champ Wajda Takes Early Lead

(Menasha, WI)  —  Eddie Wajda of Brookfield has the first round lead at the 115th State Amateur golf tournament in Menasha. Wajda, a junior at UW Madison, is trying to become the first since 2002 to win consecutive state amateurs. He shot five below par in his opening round at 65. Wajda has a three More >

Favre, Selig Chosen For New Honors

(Undated)  —  Brett Favre will be honored at Lambeau Field again this season. For the second year in a row, the former Green Bay quarterback will be recognized at halftime of a Packers’ home game. A ceremony will take place at the October 16th game against Dallas to honor Favre’s induction next month into the More >