Sports

Changes Made For High School Basketball In The State For The Upcoming Season

Wisconsin high school basketball games will be four minutes longer next season. The W-I-A-A Board of Control voted 7-to-4 yesterday in favor of a one-year trial to have two 18-minute halves for boys’ and girls’ varsity games instead of four quarters of eight minutes each.  J-V and freshman games will use 16-minute halves, with the More >

DeGrom leads Mets over Brewers 2-0 to stop 7-game skid

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jacob deGrom gave up four hits in eight innings, and the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 Thursday to stop a seven-game losing streak, their longest since April 2011. Wilmer Flores hit a go-ahead double in the sixth for the Mets (37-37), who avoided falling two games below .500 for More >

Two Badger Basketball Stars Picked In The Top 18 In The NBA Draft

The two biggest stars from Wisconsin’s back-to-back Final Fours both went in the first round of last night’s N-B-A Draft.  Center Frank Kaminsky went to the Charlotte Hornets with the ninth overall pick.  Small forward Sam Dekker went to the Houston Rockets in the 18th slot, right after the Milwaukee Bucks passed him over at More >

Bucks Select UNLV Guard And Make A Trade On Draft Night Thursday

The Milwaukee Bucks used last night’s N-B-A Draft to address a need for better shooting.  They took Nevada-Las Vegas freshman shooting guard Rashad Vaughn with the 17th overall pick in the first round.  Milwaukee also made a trade with Toronto to obtain veteran combination guard Greivis Vasquez.  The Bucks drafted U-C-L-A guard Norman Powell with More >

Wisconsin Dells Defeats Mauston In Legion Baseball On Wednesday

Mauston’s Senior Legion baseball team dropped a 9-1 decision at Wisconsin Dells Wednesday night. A strong Dells roster gets a boost this summer with the return of some top graduated players from the 2014 class and they’ve been flexing their muscles so far in the early summer season. Tarren Hall was 3×3 and Kyle Voss More >

Area High School Tracksters Honored

Two Reedsburg athletes and one from Baraboo are first team all-area high school tracksters as announced by the Wisconsin State Journal. Senior Tommie Brenner in the pole vault and Junior Brianna Schyvinck in the shot put represent Reedsburg with Sophomore Josie Schaefer for Baraboo in the discus and Brenner and Schaefer were medal winners at More >

Mauston High School Track Team Awards Announced

Coach Bill De Voe has announced the award winners for the Mauston Golden Eagles track teams for the 2015 season. The girls won a fifth straight SCC team title with seven first place efforts, three of them from Senior Mariah Teske. Team Leader awards were handed out to Senior’s Dana Osthoff and Ellie Luke with More >

Governor Scott Walker Talks About What Golfs Means To Wisconsin Economy

Governor Scott Walker is not a golfer, but he knows what it means to Wisconsin. Walker, a likely Republican presidential candidate, made a stop yesterday at Erin Hills in Washington County to promote the 2017 U-S Open which will be played there.  Walker released a report from S-R-I International, which shows that the Wisconsin golf More >

Brewers Injury Update

Brewers’ left fielder Khris Davis took batting practice yesterday for the first time since June second, when he had surgery to remove meniscus from his right knee.  Davis said it felt good just to swing a bat again, and he believes he’s 85-percent recovered.  He was injured when he struck out swinging against Arizona on More >

Brewers deal Mets season-high seventh straight loss, 4-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jimmy Nelson allowed two hits in eight strong innings, Scooter Gennett hit a home run and the Milwaukee Brewers extended the New York Mets’ losing streak to a season-high seven games with a 4-1 victory Wednesday night. The Brewers scratched out four runs on 10 hits in six innings off Mets starter More >