Rapids Loses In Northwoods Semifinals

(Undated)  —  The Northwoods League will have a new champion, as defending titlist Wisconsin Rapids lost at home to Battle Creek 6-1 in Tuesday night’s semifinals. Tom Stoffel drove in four runs with a pair of homers and an RBI single, and he pitched two scoreless innings after starting at first base for Battle Creek. More >

Packers’ Montgomery Misses Practice; Bennett Defends Brother

(Green Bay, WI) — Green Bay Packers’ running back Ty Montgomery sat out of Tuesday’s practice with he called a minor “soft tissue” injury in his lower body. He did not specify where the injury occurred, he’s had it “on and off”, and he has not thought about the idea of missing Saturday night’s exhibition More >

Three Injured Badgers Return To Practice

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin receiver Jazz Peavy, tight end Zander Neuville, and running back Taiwan Deal all returned to practice Tuesday after various injuries which sidelined them at the Badgers’ preseason camp. Neuville was out the longest, after he hurt a right hamstring on August third and he’s expected to go full tilt Thursday after More >

Bucks’ Schedule Announced; More National TV Appearances

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Jason Kidd has done what no Milwaukee Bucks’ coach has done in recent years, have a team relevant enough to get on national TV. NBA teams released their full 82 game schedules Monday night, and the Bucks have ten contests slated for TNT and ESPN, four more than last year. Milwaukee opens More >

Idle Brewers Fall Behind In NL Central Race

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers were off Monday, but they still fell another half game down the standings when the Chicago Cubs crushed Cincinnati 15-5 at Wrigley Field. The Crew remains in third place in the National League Central, one game behind second place Saint Louis and two and a half behind the division More >

Northwoods Playoff Field Cut To Four

(Undated)  —  Only one of the two division winners from Wisconsin survived the opening night of the Northwoods League playoffs. North Division second half champion Eau Claire was eliminated after losing its first round quarterfinal to Mankato 12-0 on Monday. South champion Wisconsin Rapids advanced with a 6-4 come from behind home win against the More >

Packers Resume Public Practices

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers have two public practices scheduled this week, both around the noon hour Tuesday and Wednesday at Ray Nitschke Field. The team was off Monday, after a closed workout the previous day where the Packers had a chance to work on plays for their regular season opener September More >

Four Tied For First Round Lead At State Open

(Mequon, WI)  —  Four golfers are tied for the first round lead at the State Open in Mequon. Andy Buege of Abrams, Ben Bendsten III of Mount Pleasant, Brian Burtagh of Milwaukee, and former Badger Garrett Jones of Madison all shot minus three 69s Monday. Four players are next at 70: Kaylor Steger of Mount More >

US Junior Hockey: Green Bay Hires Two Ex Players As Assistants

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Gamblers of the US Hockey League have named two of their former players as assistant coaches. Ryan Petersen and Grant Arnold were named Monday, after Cody Chuppp left to take the head coaching job with the Lincoln Stars. Arnold played for Green Bay from 2009 through 2012, and More >

Brewers Still Third In Central After Winning Two Straight

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers are still third in a very close National League Central race after beating Cincinnati 7-4 Sunday at Miller Park to take two of three from the Reds. The Crew never trailed after going up 3-0 in the first inning and Domingo Santana had the eventual game winning hit with More >