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Friday September 19 Area High School Football Schedule

South-Central Conference Mauston(2-2 overall) at Westfield(1-3 overall) 7 PM on SMASH Country 92-9 FM Adams-Friendship(1-3 overall) at Wautoma(3-1 overall) 7 PM Nekoosa(0-4 overall) at Wisconsin Dells(1-3 overall)  7 PM Scenic Bluffs Conference Royall(0-2) at Necedah(1-1)  7 PM on NOW 92 one FM Cashton(2-0) at New Lisbon(1-1)  7 PM Bangor(2-0) at Hillsboro(1-1) 7 PM(Homecoming) Brookwood(0-2) at More >

Associated Press State High School Football Rankings For Week Five

The AP state high school football rankings for this week show Kimberly for the Large schools, West De Pere for the Medium schools and Fond Du Lac St Mary Springs for the Small schools as the top ranked squads. Reedsburg falls to number ten in the Medium schools poll after their loss to Monona Grove and More >

Tuesday September 16 Area High School Sports Previews

The 2014 South-Central Conference girls volleyball schedule opens tonight and the Mauston girls host Westfield tonight at about 7 PM. Mauston has fared well outside the conference so far with a 9-4 match record including two second place tournament finishes including this past weekend at Sparta. Mauston also travels to Nekoosa Thursday and the Baraboo More >

Rizzo’s walk-off homer gives Cubs 1-0 win vs. Reds

CHICAGO (AP) – Anthony Rizzo capped his return to the Cubs lineup with a walk-off home run in the ninth inning that gave Chicago a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Rizzo had missed the last 18 games due to a back problem but drove a pitch from Pedro Villarreal (0-1) over the More >

Dyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Mike Moustakas doubled with one out in the ninth. Dyson ran for him and stole third and came around to score as More >

Rested No. 19 Badgers look to get Gordon going

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin is rested after a bye week and ready to get star tailback Melvin Gordon going again. Gordon was held to 38 yards on 17 carries two weekends ago in the 19th-ranked Badgers’ 37-3 win over Western Illinois after the lower-division school stacked the box. Gordon said Monday that he even got some More >

Hunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins 8-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead they built by the fifth, but More >

Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse charge

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings are reinstating Adrian Peterson this week after he was charged with child abuse and say he will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf made the announcement Monday, one day Peterson was benched during a 30-7 loss to the New More >

Wisconsin NASCAR Drivers Update

Matt Kenseth of Cambridge finished 10th yesterday in the opening race of NASCAR’s season-ending Chase for the Sprint Cup.  Kenseth earned his 17th Top-10 finish of the year at the My Afib Story-400 in Joliet Illinois.  He moved up four places in the Sprint Cup standings to tenth, putting him in position to advance beyond More >

Crosby Helps Packers Beat The Jets

Mason Crosby played a major, understated role in the Green Bay Packers’ come-from-behind win over the New York Jets.  The veteran kicker kept his team in the game until the offense could get its act together.  Crosby booted three first-half field goals before the Pack engineered a 97-yard touchdown drive which ended eight seconds before More >