Friday October 17 Area High School Football Previews

Mauston is on the home field for just the second time in the SCC football season tonight as first place Wautoma comes in for a 7 PM kick-off on Parents Night and Senior Night.  Mauston lost a heart-breaker last week in overtime at  Adams-Friendship and the loss knocks Mauston out of playoff contention at 1-3 in More >

Thursday October 16 Area High School Sports Summaries

Mauston ends the regular season with a solid performance in SCC volleyball with a 3-1 win over Wautoma last night. Taylor Gray had 11 assists for Mauston and Morgan Denton registered 10 kills and four aces for the Golden Eagles who end up 6-4 in the conference with Wautoma 1-9. Mauston travels to Wisconsin Dells More >

Butler leads Bulls past Hawks, 85-84

CHICAGO (AP) – Jimmy Butler hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a 20-point fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 21-point deficit with 11 minutes to play to beat the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 on Thursday night in an exhibition game. Butler, who only played 6 minutes in the fourth, had a game-high More >

Run game slowing sack chances for Pack’s Matthews

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Clay Matthews is off to a slow start in sacks for the Green Bay Packers. One of the NFL’s most prolific pass rushers has one sack in 15 tackles through the Packers’ first six games. Coaches don’t seem too worried about the production, saying that the linebacker is still playing well. Matthews More >

Panthers unsure if Benjamin will play vs. Packers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin has missed his second straight day of practice with a concussion, raising concerns about his availability for Sunday’s game at Green Bay. Coach Ron Rivera says the standout rookie is in the concussion protocol and will meet with independent doctors Friday to determine if he’s ready More >

Bucks G Knight has mentor in new coach Kidd

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) – As new Bucks coach Jason Kidd tinkers with his lineup for the coming season, it stands to reason that Brandon Knight will be the starting point guard. Knight had a breakout campaign last year after joining Milwaukee in a trade with Detroit, averaging 17.2 points and 4.9 assists while starting 69 More >

Wisconsin picked to win Big Ten in media vote

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) – Wisconsin is the unanimous pick to win the Big Ten, and the Badgers’ Frank Kaminsky is the Preseason Player of the Year. Wisconsin returns four starters after going 30-8 and reaching the Final Four. In the vote by conference media announced Thursday, the Badgers beat out Michigan State, last year’s Big Ten More >

Bucks add 7 business leaders to franchise

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Bucks have added seven business leaders to its ownership group as it works to rebuild the team and makes plans for a new arena. The Bucks said Friday the additional ownership team members include five prominent African-American business leaders who have been involved in major civic initiatives that are often More >

Wisconsin Badger Womens Volleyball Wins Again Wednesday Night

The Wisconsin volleyball team has won six straight matches against Big Ten opponents.  Last night, the fifth-ranked Badgers pulled off a three-set sweep at Minnesota — Wisconsin’s first victory in the Gopher State since 2007.  Senior Ellen Chapman led the Badgers’ offense with 12 kills.  Sophomore Lauren Carlini had 34 assists and 18 digs, as More >

Badger Football Getting Closer To Full Strength

Two of Wisconsin’s key football players are getting closer to returning.  Fullback Derek Watt and defensive lineman Warren Herring were both injured in the Badgers’ season-opening loss to L-S-U on August 30th.  After practice yesterday, coach Gary Andersen said both have a chance of being ready for the Badgers’ next game a week from Saturday More >