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Tuesday February 2 Area High School Sports Schedule And Postponements

GIRLS BASKETBALL Scenic Bluffs Conference New Lisbon at Necedah postponed to Feb 9 Hillsboro at Brookwood Wonewoc-Center at Royall Bangor at Cashton South-Central Conference Westfield at Adams-Friendship postponed to Thursday Non-Conference Reedsburg at Tomah postponed BOYS BASKETBALL Non-Conference Wisconsin Dells at Poynette Badger North Reedsburg at Sauk-Prairie  postponed to Feb 23 Mount Horeb at Baraboo  More >

Monday February 1st Area High School Basketball Summaries

GIRLS BASKETBALL South-Central Conference Nekoosa 56  Mauston 48   Mauston’s two-game win streak ends despite a 26-23 halftime lead. Casey Goers scores 16 and Dayonna Bolton 13 for Mauston and Shannon Sorbo 22 for Nekoosa. Mauston is 2-5 in the SCC and 3-14 overall with Nekoosa 2-5 in the conference now as well with both wins More >

Wisconsin Football Spring Game Announced

The Wisconsin football team will play its annual spring game on April 23rd at Camp Randall Stadium. Athletic director Barry Alvarez said yesterday (Monday) the game’s proceeds will benefit a U-W Madison group for the sixth year in a row. This time, it’s the Department of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement. Tickets go on sale More >

Pay Raises Coming For Packers Players David Bahktiari And Micah Hyde

Packers’ left tackle David Bahktiari and defensive back Micah Hyde have played their way to big pay raises for the upcoming year. Both qualified for performance escalators, based on how much they played in their first three seasons. So instead of getting 660-thousand dollars in 2016, both Hyde and Bahktiari will make almost one-point-seven million More >

Bucks Lose In Sacramento Monday Night

The Milwaukee Bucks collapse in the fourth quarter and lose at Sacramento, 111-to-104. The game was tied at 74 going into the final period, but the Kings hit a trio of three-pointers to go up by eleven as they wrapped up a two-game season sweep over the Bucks. Kings’ All-Star DeMarcus Cousins sat out with a sprained More >

Ryan Braun Recovering From Back Surgery

Ryan Braun says he’s behind schedule on his recovery from the lower back surgery he had in October. The Milwaukee Brewers’ right-fielder thought he’d be back to 100-percent by spring training, but he now says his target is Opening Day in early April. Braun says he’s still encouraged by the repair of his herniated disc, More >

Bucks Begin Western Road Trip At Sacramento Tonight

The Milwaukee Bucks hope to hand Sacramento its fifth straight loss when the two teams play each other tonight in California’s capital city. The Kings are not sure whether center DeMarcus Cousins can play, after he sprained his left ankle in a four-point loss to Memphis on Saturday night. Cousins and Bucks’ guard O-J Mayo More >

Badger Men Win Fourth Straight

(Champaign, IL)  —  The Wisconsin men’s basketball team is marching up the Big Ten standings, with four straight victories in the wake of a 63-55 win at Illinois Sunday night. The Badgers fell behind by eight points early, then took the lead for good late in the first half. Wisconsin made ten straight free throws More >

Despite Rebuild, Brewers’ Fan Fest Draws Normal Crowd

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Almost 12,000 fans attend Sunday’s “Brewers On Deck” fan fest in Milwaukee. That’s about the high side of normal for the event, despite the start of a rebuilding program in which fans can expect lots of losses while a fresh load of young talent seeks to put Milwaukee on a steady winning More >

Women’s Hoops: MU Wins Fifth Straight, UW Loses Again

(Undated)  —  The Marquette women’s basketball team has a five-game winning streak, after beating Seton Hall at home Sunday 89-82. Allazia Blockton led the Golden Eagles with 21 points and ten rebounds and set a Marquette record for the most season points as a freshman with 400. The Eagles now have a winning mark in Big More >