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Howard Scores 52 As Marquette Edges Providence In OT 95-90

Sophomore guard Markus Howard scored 42 of his school-record 52 points in the second half as Marquette snatched a road victory in Providence Wednesday night, 95-90.  Howard tied a record with 11 3-pointers in the overtime win.  The Golden Eagles improve to 11-4, including two wins in three Big East Conference games.  The Friars held More >

2nd Packers Coordinator Deposed

It’s possible Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett will remain with the team next season, but it will be in a different position.  Multiple sources are reporting coach Mike McCarthy has decided to hire a new offensive leader.  Bennett has been a coach with the Packers for 16 seasons, serving as offensive coordinator the More >

Packers: GM Interviews Starting

The Green Bay Packers will start the search for a new general manager with in-house interviews first.  Team president and C-E-O Mark Murphy is looking for a replacement for longtime G-M Ted Thompson.  Interviewing today are expected to be director of football operations Eliot Wolf, director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst and vice president of More >

Area Varsity High School Sports Schedule for Thursday 1/4/18

WRJC SPORTS THURSDAY 1/4/18   BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL Necedah travels to Alma-Center Lincon   GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL New Lisbon travels to Port Edwards Adams-Friendship hosts Tomah Wis Dells travels to Baraboo   BOYS WRESTLING Mauston travels to Nekoosa Necedah hosts Royall New Lisbon hosts Brookwood Hillsboro hosts Cashton Adams-Friendship travels to Wis Dells Tomah travels More >

Brewers Righty Nelson Optimistic About Recovery

Milwaukee Brewers right hander Jimmy Nelson says he’s sure the team would have made the playoffs last summer if he hadn’t injured his shoulder.  The 28-year-old starter needed surgery after suffering a torn labrum during a game in Chicago September 8th.  He was 12-6 at the time, with a 3.49 E-R-A and 199 strikeouts.  The More >

Packers Board May Have Pushed For Thompson’s Re-Assignment

Published reports suggest the Green Bay Packers board of director pushed for the reassignment of general manager Ted Thompson.  Among the concerns — the 64-year-old executive’s health.  Hall of Fame Packers beat writer Bob McGinn says the 45-member board asked the team to end Thompson’s tenure as G-M after a disappointing 7-9 season which has More >

UW LB Edwards To Return For Senior Season

Inside linebacker T.J. Edwards says he will return to the University of Wisconsin for his senior season.  Edwards made that announcement on Twitter after the N-F-L Draft Advisory Board gave him what is called a “come-back-to-school” grade.  Of the four Wisconsin players who sought advice about turning pro early, Edwards and right guard Beau Benzschawel More >

Badgers Keep Winning Despite Another Injured Guard 71-61

Junior Ethan Happ scored 28 points as Wisconsin ran its winning streak to five games-in-a-row Tuesday night 71-61.  The Badgers have beaten Indiana 16 straight times at the Kohl Center.  Happ had nine rebounds, four steals, four assists and two blocks, while another Wisconsin guard was sidelined by injury.  Starter Brevin Pritzl missed the Big More >

Area High School Varsity Sports Results from Tuesday 1/2/18

BOYS BASKETBALL Mauston defeated Viroqua 56-34 Royall defeated Westby 49-41   GIRLS BASKETBALL Tomah defeated Adams-Friendship 66-29 Wis Dells defeated Baraboo 71-59

Area Varsity High School Schedule for Tuesday 1/2/18

BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL Mauston travels to Viroqua…you can hear the game with Neil Davie with the pregame around 7:20pm and Tipoff at 7:30pm on SMASH COUNTRY 92.9, or stream it live on WRJC.com Royall hosts Westby Adams-Friendship hosts Tomah   GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL Adams-Friendship hosts Tomah Wis Dells travels to Baraboo