Sports

Millsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight win

ATLANTA (AP) – Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Hawks’ franchise record with their 16th straight win. Jeff Teague finished with 15 points and seven of Atlanta’s 30 assists as the Hawks won More >

No. 25 Rutgers women beat No. 21 Minnesota, 66-61

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) – Tyler Scaife scored a season-high 28 points, on 12-of-21 shooting, to lead No. 25 Rutgers women past No. 21 Minnesota 66-61 on Saturday night. After Betnijah Laney missed the front end of a one-and-one, Minnesota’s Mikayla Bailey hit a 3 on the other end to pull within 64-61 with 16 seconds More >

Saturday January 24 Area High School Sports Summaries

WRESTLING Mauston places 5th, Reedsburg 7th, Adams-Friendship 11th and Hillsboro 18th in the 18-team Sparta Wrestling Invite. Mauston’s Chris Ruf wins a tournament title for the second Saturday in a row at 113 pounds with his record now 27-4 overall. Jarret Dolata also won a title at 120 for the Golden Eagles, improving to 25-6. More >

Saturday January 24 Area High School Sports Update

BOYS BASKETBALL Mauston is now 5-1 in the SCC and 12-2 overall after a 71-52 win Friday at home over Westfield. Sophomore Tarren Hall scores a career high 30 points for the Golden Eagles with Brett Lubinski adding 12 and Kyle Voss 11. Mauston was also 23 of 27 at the foul line and Westfield More >

Friday January 23 Area High School Sports Schedule

BOYS BASKETBALL South-Central Conference Westfield(3-2) at Mauston(4-1) (7:30 PM SMASH Country 92-9) Wautoma(1-4) at Adams-Friendship(4-1) Wisconsin Dells(3-2) at Nekoosa(0-5) Badger Challenge Baraboo(3-10) vs. Madison Edgewood(1-12) GIRLS BASKETBALL Scenic Bluffs Conference Hillsboro(3-4) at New Lisbon(3-4) Royall(3-4) at Necedah(0-7) Bangor(7-0) at Wonewoc-Center(1-6) Brookwood(6-1) at Cashton(5-2) WRESTLING DUALS Reedsburg at De Forest (Badger North) Kickapoo-La Farge at Hillsboro More >

Wisconsin Badger Hockey Update

The Wisconsin men’s hockey team will host 16th-ranked Michigan tonight and tomorrow night. The Badgers are still looking for their first Big Ten victory against three losses and a tie.  They did win a shoot-out last weekend at Minnesota after playing the Gophers to a 2-2 draw.  The Badgers are 2-13-and-3 overall.  They’ll play a Michigan More >

Packers Last In NFL Special Teams Rankings For 2014 Season

The Green Bay Packers had the worst special teams in the National Football League this season.  The Dallas Morning News today released its annual analysis of 22 categories for kicking-and-receiving.  The Packers were 32nd-and-last with a total of 450 points.  Green Bay was 19th a year ago, 12th in 2012, and tied for 13th in More >

Milwaukee Brewers Add To Their Radio Broadcast Team

Milwaukee Brewers’ fans will hear a new radio voice this season.  The team has hired Jeff Levering to fill in for Bob Uecker on select road games.  He’ll also provide material for the Brewers’ online, social media, and other media outlets. Uecker, a Hall-of-Fame broadcaster who’s now in his early 80′s, cut back his schedule More >

Clay Matthews Fined By The NFL

Green Bay Packers’ linebacker Clay Matthews was fined just over 22-thousand dollars for a blind-side hit on Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson last Sunday.  It happened during an interception return by Packers’ safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, after Green Bay built up a 16-nothing lead.  Matthews was flagged 15 yards on the play. Matthews had a sack and More >

Mauston Golden Eagles Boys Basketball Coach Gil Saylor

Gil Saylor talks Mauston boys basketball with Troy Matz