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Milwaukee controls a 73-58 win over Montana

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Matt Tiby scored 13 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and finished with four assists to lead Milwaukee past Montana 73-58 on Sunday night. Tiby was 3 for 4 from 3-point range and went 4 for 4 from the free-throw line. Teammate JeVon Lyle added 16 points, Steve McWhorter chipped in 15 and Akeem Spring More >

Former Packers G Fuzzy Thurston dies at 80

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Former Packers guard Fuzzy Thurston, a member of the great Green Bay teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 80. The team confirmed Sunday that Thurston died after several years of health issues. Born Fred Thurston, he was best known for his blocking on the Packers’ famed power sweep. He helped More >

Friday December 12 Area High School Sports Summaries

BOYS BASKETBALL Mauston is 6-0 in boys basketball after a 72-49 win over Lakeside Lutheran Friday in Mauston. The victorious Golden Eagles hit on 15 of 16 free throws and featured balanced offense. Kyle Voss led the way with 19 points while DJ Robinson added 15, Theron Wilkinson 14 and Tarren Hall 14 with Mauston More >

Saturday December 13 Area High School Sports Schedule

WRESTLING Mauston, Royall and Reedsburg will see some of the top prep wrestling programs in the state today at the Tomah Scramble. Teams such as Lancaster and Lodi will be part of a star-studded field. Mauston won the team title last Saturday in Elroy with four champions but lost a dual at Westfield last night. More >

Eddie Lacy May Not Play In Buffalo For The Packers

The Green Bay Packers might not have running back Eddie Lacy for their Sunday contest at Buffalo.  Lacy has only had a few ball drills at practice the past two days, after he suffered a painful hip injury late in Monday night’s Packer home win over Atlanta.  He’s been getting treatment all week.  That will More >

Badger Hockey Hosts Exhibition Game Tonight At The Kohl Center

The Wisconsin men’s hockey team will close out its 2014 schedule tonight, when it hosts the U-S Under-18 squad in an exhibition at the Kohl Center in Madison. The Badgers are 1-10-and-1, with their only victory coming against Ferris State on Thanksgiving weekend.  Two members of the national team have signed to play at Wisconsin More >

No New Badger Football Coach Just Yet

Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez downplayed media reports today that ex-Badgers’ assistant Paul Chryst is in line to replace the departed football coach Gary Andersen.  In a statement, Alvarez pointed out that Wisconsin is still in the process of finding a new head coach — the position has not been offered to anyone — and More >

Thursday December 11 Area High School Sports Summaries

GIRLS BASKETBALL Mauston remains winless for the high school girls basketball season after a 40-29 loss at home to Nekoosa Thursday night. Mauston was down seven at the half but were outscored 10-2 in the pivotal third period. No Mauston player scored more than five points as the Golden Eagles fall to 0-2 in the More >

Alvarez to coach Wisconsin in bowl vs Auburn

UNDATED (AP) – Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez will coach the Badgers in the Outback Bowl against Auburn on Jan. 1. Alvarez is replacing Gary Andersen, who abruptly accepted the job as Oregon State coach on Wednesday. Alvarez coached the Badgers for 16 years before taking the athletic director’s job. He retired following a 24-10 victory More >

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon wins Doak Walker award

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon has won the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation’s top running back. Gordon was presented with the prize Thursday night during the 24th College Football Awards Show at Disney. The junior becomes the third Badgers player to win the award, joining 1999 winner Ron Dayne and 2012 More >