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Wisconsin Sports

Canceling Little League a ‘difficult decision’

NORWAY — A decision that was hanging in the balance due to the coronavirus pandemic was made and announced Saturday afternoon. The three area Little League organizations have announced the cancellation of their regular seasons. This situation has developed in stages since late April, with ...

Ace at Oak Crest hole No. 17

NORWAY TOWNSHIP — Oak Crest Golf had another golfer sink a hole-in-one —the sixth one of the season at the public 18-hole course. Justin Anderson registered his first ace on No. 17. He was using a 52- degree wedge from 133 yards. Witnesses were Jamie Bowers, Mark Valentine, and Mike ...

NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home

All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most NFL teams stay at their training complexes year-round, but Dallas, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Buffalo, Indianapolis, Carolina, ...

MLB, players revert to salary squabbles of old

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball owners and players have reverted to form — the type displayed over the past half-century during eight work stoppages filled with salary squabbles. Players proposed to resume the sport in the coronavirus pandemic with a 114-game regular season and full prorated ...

ScuttleBu(r)t: IMHS to help compare Flivvs

Oct. 19, 1991 Have you heard the rumblings from Flivverville? Those suggesting that this year’s Kingsford grid team is better than the state finalists from 1990. Kingsford head coach Chris Hofer skillfully, and wisely, dodges the question. We asked Iron Mountain's Tom Wender: "I am not ...

Little League seasons officially cancelled

NORWAY — A decision that was hanging in the balance due to the coronavirus pandemic was made and announced Saturday afternoon. The three area Little League organizations have announced the cancellation of their regular seasons. Here is the statement that was posted on the Norway Area ...

MLB players offer 114-game season

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and a commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start the coronavirus-delayed season. Players ...

Another win falls into Keselowski’s lap in final moments

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has a new crew and is fighting for a new contract at Team Penske. His confidence is still intact and he's convinced he can compete for a championship this year. Being in the right place at the right time is helping. Keselowski inherited his second win ...

Oak Crest sets Lambert date

NORWAY TOWNSHIP — The annual Paul Lambert Scramble/Best Ball golf tournament at Oak Crest Golf Club in Norway, has new dates. The new dates are Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, with either morning or afternoon tee times. The range of morning tee times is 8 to 9:45 a.m., and the ...

Wykon teammates commit to St. Norbert

STAMBAUGH — Two West Iron County football players have committed to play football at the same college. This fall, Noah Thomson and Brayden Nelson are both going to play at St. Norbert College in DePere, Wis. Thomson, an inside linebacker and Nelson, a defensive end, were both named ...

Gold Medal Classic a labor of love

HERMANSVILLE — In Hermansville, Powers and the outlying areas, an annual sign of spring has been the Gold Medal Classic Independent Basketball Tournament. But not this year. For the first time since World War II, the tourney was canceled, another event lost to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Forward Financial Men’s golf league opens play

NORWAY TOWNSHIP — The Forward Financial Monday night men’s golf league at Oak Crest Golf Club had its first night of play May 18. The results are — Division A: Medalists — Dan Gauthier and Mike Solda with 39s. Team leaders with four points each are — Brian Jennings and Bob ...

Keselowski looking for 2nd Charlotte win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The caution that sent the Coca-Cola 600 to overtime both continued Chase Elliott's bad week and gave Brad Keselowski a much-needed break. Keselowski is in a contract year during a season disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Business was closed for 10 weeks, meaning ...

Players call MLB economic plan ‘extremely disappointing’

NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie at the major league minimum would keep about 47% of his original salary this year while multimillionaire stars Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole would lose more than 77% under a sliding-scale proposal by big league teams that players found “extremely ...

Now 47, Colon still hoping to pitch in MLB

NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon refuses to entertain the idea of retirement. It doesn’t matter that he didn’t pitch in 2019 and that on Sunday he turned 47. He craves one more shot in the majors. “I’m not retired. That’s not in my mind,” Colon told The Associated Press in a ...

Keselowski wins, extends Johnson’s losing streak

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski, in a contract year and trying to up his value in free agency, gave Roger Penske a victory on what should have been the most celebrated day in motorsports but was instead just a 6-plus hour NASCAR show. Keselowski extended Jimmie Johnson's losing streak ...

Hamlin crew suspended; Kyle Busch win Xfinity race on Memorial Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR suspended three critical crew members for Denny Hamlin’s team because a piece of tungsten fell off his car on the pace lap before the Coca-Cola 600. The tungsten is required to meet minimum weight requirements on the car and the NASCAR rule book states if it ...

Sweet(s) Talk. …

Being the proud veteran that I am, I most certainly can not let Memorial Day pass by without passing along a few words in regards to it. The day is to recognize the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice, dying in defense of our country. Memorial Day is to honor and remember ...

Schuls signs with Northland College

Florence High School senior and two-time Northern Lakes Conference player of the year Kaden Schuls has signed to play basketball at Northland College in Ashland, Wis. He will pursue a degree in Environmental Studies. Schuls was a 1,000-point scorer for the Bobcats in his varsity career.