Badger Womens Hockey Wins And A Milestone For Coach Mark Johnson

Wisconsin women’s hockey coach Mark Johnson earned his 350th career victory yesterday, when the Badgers blanked Clarkson 4-to-nothing in Madison. Freshman Annie Pankowski recorded her second career hat trick for the fourth-ranked Badgers.  Karley Sylvester scored the other goal for Wisconsin, which improved to 19-4-and-3 overall.  Seventh-ranked Clarkson had 24 shots, as it fell to More >

Wisconsin And Marquette Womens Basketball Both Lose Sunday

The Wisconsin women’s basketball team lost at Michigan State yesterday, 77-to-71.  The Spartans pulled away with a 20-to-7 run midway through the second half. Aerial Powers had 23 points and 18 rebounds for the Spartans, who improved to 2-and-7 in the Big Ten and 10-and-10 overall.  Badgers’ junior Nicole Bauman scored a career-high 23 points and More >

JJ Watt Named Defensive MVP Of The Pro Bowl Game

Pewaukee native J-J Watt was named the defensive M-V-P of last night’s Pro Bowl in Glendale Arizona.  The Houston Texans’ defensive end and former Wisconsin Badger intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble, while leading the crowd in dances during time-outs.  Watt was on a team captained by former N-F-L star Cris Carter, which lost More >

Area Winter Sports Conference Standings

SOUTH-CENTRAL CONFERENCE Boys Basketball Mauston 5-1 Adams-Friendship 5-1 Wisconsin Dells 4-2 Westfield 3-3 Wautoma 1-5 Nekoosa 0-6 Girls Basketball Adams-Friendship 6-0 Wisconsin Dells 5-1 Westfield 4-2 Mauston 1-5 Nekoosa 1-5 Wautoma 1-5 Wrestling Westfield 4-0 Mauston 3-1 Nekoosa-Port Edwards 3-1 Wautoma-Wild Rose 2-2 Adams-Friendship 0-4 Wisconsin Dells 0-4 SCENIC BLUFFS CONFERENCE Boys Basketball Bangor 7-0 More >

Spurs rally in 2nd half to top Bucks 101-95

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs rallied in the second half for a 101-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night. Boris Diaw added 14 points, helping San Antonio win its fifth straight against Milwaukee. Khris Middleton More >

Brewers’ Ryan Braun hopeful with spring training near

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun says his right hand feels significantly better following an offseason procedure to fix nerve damage near his thumb. The veteran slugger said Sunday that he started hitting a little earlier than he usually does in the offseason. Braun had a procedure known as cryotherapy in early October to address More >

Millsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight win

ATLANTA (AP) – Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Hawks’ franchise record with their 16th straight win. Jeff Teague finished with 15 points and seven of Atlanta’s 30 assists as the Hawks won More >

No. 25 Rutgers women beat No. 21 Minnesota, 66-61

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) – Tyler Scaife scored a season-high 28 points, on 12-of-21 shooting, to lead No. 25 Rutgers women past No. 21 Minnesota 66-61 on Saturday night. After Betnijah Laney missed the front end of a one-and-one, Minnesota’s Mikayla Bailey hit a 3 on the other end to pull within 64-61 with 16 seconds More >

Saturday January 24 Area High School Sports Summaries

WRESTLING Mauston places 5th, Reedsburg 7th, Adams-Friendship 11th and Hillsboro 18th in the 18-team Sparta Wrestling Invite. Mauston’s Chris Ruf wins a tournament title for the second Saturday in a row at 113 pounds with his record now 27-4 overall. Jarret Dolata also won a title at 120 for the Golden Eagles, improving to 25-6. More >

Saturday January 24 Area High School Sports Update

BOYS BASKETBALL Mauston is now 5-1 in the SCC and 12-2 overall after a 71-52 win Friday at home over Westfield. Sophomore Tarren Hall scores a career high 30 points for the Golden Eagles with Brett Lubinski adding 12 and Kyle Voss 11. Mauston was also 23 of 27 at the foul line and Westfield More >