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Rebounding big man, shooter among Bucks’ draft needs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The only certainty for Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond going into Thursday’s NBA draft is that there will be a lot uncertainty. This year, the Bucks go into the draft picking 17th overall out of 30 selections in the first round. It’s the byproduct of a better-than-expected season, when Milwaukee finished More >

Green Bay Packers Family Night Sells Out Again

It took less than two days for the Green Bay Packers’ Family Night to be sold out.  Almost 75-thousand tickets were sold for the team’s Training Camp practice session at Lambeau Field on Saturday night, August eighth.  It’s the ninth time in the Family Night’s 15-year history that all available seats were snapped up.  The More >

Brewers Closer Does Not Want To Be Traded

Milwaukee Brewers’ closer Francisco Rodriguez knows what it’s like to be traded in July — and he hopes it won’t happen this July.  The 33-year-old right-hander is one of the few Brewers playing well enough for contending teams to consider at the trade deadline.  K-Rod earned his 14th save last night against one of his More >

Two SCC Players Are All-District Selections In High School Softball

Adams-Friendship Senior Emma Roenneburg and Wisconsin Dells Senior Alex Zapuchlak both are first team selections in the North-Central All-District voting for 2015 high school girls softball as announced by the WFSCA. Roenneburg is a four-time SCC Player Of The Year and is an All-State honorable mention choice while Zapuchlak earned all-conference recognition in the SCC More >

Bangor And Nekoosa Represented In All-State High School Baseball Voting

The Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association has announced the high school baseball All-State teams for 2015. Bangor’s Canon O’ Heron, the two-time Scenic Bluffs Conference Pitcher Of The Year, and Nekoosa Senior catcher Riley Erickson were both named as honorable mention All-State selections with those being the only two players from area conferences earning All-State accolades. More >

Mauston High School Baseball Awards Handed Out

Coach Chris LaVold has announced the award winners for the Mauston High School baseball season for 2015. Mauston posted a 15-10 overall record with the 15 wins third most in school history. Mauston was 6-4 in the SCC and the Golden Eagles set team records in doubles with 41, in walks with 120 and for More >

Former Packers Scout And Personnel Director Dies

The Green Bay Packers’ scouting and personnel director during the 1960’s Glory Years died yesterday.  Ninety-three year old Albert “Pat” Peppler died in Stuart Florida, where he had lived the past several years.  Vince Lombardi hired Peppler in 1963 — and he ran the Packers’ drafts from 1964-through-’69, when Green Bay won three straight N-F-L More >

No Consensus Opinion On Who The Bucks Might Choose In The NBA Draft

The national pundits do not seem to agree on who the Milwaukee Bucks will select with their first-round pick in tomorrow night’s N-B-A Draft.  Of eleven mock drafts, three of them have Kentucky power forward Trey Lyles going to the Bucks.  Two other mock drafts list Milwaukee native Kevon Looney, a power forward from U-C-L-A More >

Brewers Edge The Mets At Miller Park

Carlos Gomez scored the winning run last night, as the Milwaukee Brewers snapped a four-game home losing streak with a 3-to-2 win over the New York Mets. Gomez walked with one out in the seventh, and then scored on a double by Adam Lind that got past Mets’ left-fielder Michael Cuddyer (cuh-dy’-er).  Gomez’ trademark speed More >

Brewers And Mets Open A Three-Game Series Tonight At Miller Park

Jonathan Niese will try to win his first start since May 9th, when the New York Mets play the Brewers in Milwaukee tonight.  The left-hander is 0-and-5 in his last seven outings — and he’ll have a better-than-average chance of getting in the win column this time.  That’s the Brewers have struggled on offense, and More >