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Brewers Lose At Arizona Thursday

The Brewers have a two-game losing streak after falling at Arizona, 8-3.  Mike Fiers falls to 5-and-8 despite striking out ten in five innings — but he’s tagged for five runs on eight hits.  Zack Godley wins his big league debut, striking out seven in six scoreless frames while giving up just four hits with More >

Pirates acquire Aramis Ramirez from Brewers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aramis Ramirez is headed back to the Pittsburgh Pirates after they acquired the veteran third baseman from the Milwaukee Brewers. The Pirates got Ramirez on Thursday for minor league pitcher Yhonathan Barrios. The trade came 12 years to the day after the Pirates sent Ramirez to the Chicago Cubs. The 37-year-old Ramirez, More >

Baraboo’s Josie Schaefer Fares Well On The World Stage In Track And Field

Baraboo High School track standout Josie Schaefer placed fifth in the women’s discus competition last week at the International Association of Athletics World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia. Schaefer, the runner-up at the WIAA State Meet in D-1 in June, will also compete in the AAU Junior Olympics in Norfolk VIrginia next month. Schaefer will More >

More Good News On The Recruiting Front For Paul Chryst And Badger Football

The Wisconsin football team has received its 15th known commitment for next year’s recruiting class.  Safety Patrick Johnson-the-Second of Potomac Maryland announced his verbal commitment yesterday on Twitter.  He was a two-way player during his junior year at Bullis High School — safety on defense, and wide receiver on offense.  Johnson chose the Badgers over More >

Johhny Sauter Of Necedah Struggles In Camping World Truck Series Race

In NASCAR, Johnny Sauter of Necedah finished 22nd last night in the Mud-Summer Classic in Rossburg Ohio.  It was the third annual Truck Series’ race on the Eldora Speedway’s dirt track.  Travis Kvapil (kwah-pull) of Janesville got into an accident on the 120th of the 154 laps.  He finished 30th. Christopher Bell won the race, More >

Kyle Lohse May Not Start Another Game For The Brewers

Kyle Lohse could have made his final start for the Brewers yesterday.  And it was not a good one, as he gave two homers in five innings of a 7-5 home loss to Cleveland.  The Brewers will have to drop somebody from their rotation once Wily Peralta returns soon from a strained oblique muscle. The More >

Mauston And Wisconsin Dells Lose Their Openers In Legion Baseball At The Black River Falls Regional

Mauston had a rough day in their first game of the Black River Falls Senior Legion Baseball Regional Tournament in Black River Falls on Wednesday, losing 10-0 to Nekoosa in first round action. Nekoosa’s Marshall Getzloff threw a two-hit shutout vs. Mauston with Adam Hagen taking the loss as the first of three Mauston pitchers. More >

Brantley homers with 4 RBIs as Indians top Brewers 7-5

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Michael Brantley homered, doubled and drove in four runs, and Cleveland closer Cody Allen withstood a rocky ninth to help the Indians hold on for a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. Allen entered the game with a three-run lead. But a string of 5 1-3 scoreless innings for the More >

Mauston Legion Baseball In The Regional Today At Black River Falls

Mauston’s Senior Legion baseball team begins their quest for a berth in the State Class A State Tournament today as they play their first game in the Black River Falls Regional Tournament. Mauston meets a familiar face in Nekoosa in their first game at 2 PM. Coach Chris LaVold’s Mauston players have seen plenty of More >

Wisconsin Athletes Faring Well At Pan American Games

At the Pan American Games, Luis Feliciano of Milwaukee lost his boxing quarter-final to Yasnier Toledo of Cuba 3-nothing in the light welterweight division.  The 22-year-old Feliciano is the current national amateur champion at 141 pounds. In track, former Wisconsin distance runner Mohammed Ahmed won the 10-thousand meters last night.  He was racing for Team More >