Wisconsin Sports

Predators run to playoff berth

ELCHO, Wis. — Landen Kaldor and Brent Dumke each rushed for three touchdowns as the playoff-bound Northern Elite Predators swamped Elcho/White Lake 50-18 in MONLPC football Saturday. The Predators (5-2, 4-0), who locked up a state playoff berth, built a 50-0 halftime lead. “These games ...

Football: Florence beats Nordics

FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence found little to celebrate after beating North Dickinson 48-0 in a eight-player homecoming football game Friday at Landry Field. Senior team co-captain Eric DeCremer, who ran for 18- and 65-yard touchdowns in the first half, suffered a broken leg late in ...

Volleyball roundup: Nordics sweep Superior Central

FELCH — North Dickinson dominated the final two sets to sink Superior Central 3-0 (25-20, 25-10, 25-12) in Skyline Central Conference volleyball Thursday. The Nordics (4-3) showed little of the problems resulting in their early-season struggles. “We’ve been very inconsistent, up and ...

Brewers beat Cards, clinch first playoff spot since 2011

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fortunately for the Milwaukee Brewers, they didn't slip up. The Brewers clinched their first playoff spot since 2011 by ensuring at least a spot in the NL wild-card game, helped Wednesday night when a rookie St. Louis pinch-runner suddenly fell on his way to the plate in a ...

Football: Week 6 matchups

Here are this week's matchups: Friday, Sept. 28 Kingsford (2-3) vs. Marquette (2-3). Last week: Kingsford beat Wausau East, 28-7. Marquette lost to Petoskey, 17-14. Iron Mountain (4-1) vs. Calumet (5-0). Last week: Iron Mountain beat Bark River-Harris, 55-0. Calumet beat Norway, ...

Yelich, Brewers beat Cardinals 12-4

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee's last NL MVP thinks he is about to get some company. Led by Christian Yelich's silky smooth game, the Brewers are closing in on the playoffs. Yelich homered and drove in a career-high six runs, and surging Milwaukee hurt St. Louis' postseason chances with a ...

Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4 to open wild-card lead

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A chuckling Eric Thames said it felt so good he almost ripped third base out of the ground and hoisted it above his head. A lot of that going around for Milwaukee these days. Thames tripled and scored on reliever Bud Norris' throwing error in the eighth inning, and the ...

Packers’ Wilkerson has surgery, likely out for season

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers lost at Washington on Sunday, and Mike Daniels lost one of his "buddies" when fellow defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson sustained a season-ending ankle injury. "You never want to see anybody go down. You don't want to see your worst enemy go ...

Rodgers driven to drink as Packers fall

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — So, Aaron Rodgers was asked, what do you say to your Green Bay Packers teammates after winning just one of the season's first three games? His reply: "I would probably just tell them, 'Go home and have a Scotch.' That's what I'm going to do." Sounds about ...

Football: Florence beats Port Edwards, 44-12

WESTON, Wis. — Florence relied a steady ground attack for a 44-12 win over Port Edwards on Friday. The Bobcats (5-0) were helped by three ball carriers each with more than 100 rushing yards. Eric DeCremer rushed 176 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries. Toby Wheeler had 136 yards and a ...

Gonzalez leads Brewers over Reds

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gio Gonzalez is getting comfortable with his new team. The left-hander pitched six smooth innings on his 33rd birthday and Jesus Aguilar hit a three-run homer in the Milwaukee Brewers' 7-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Manny Pina also had a ...

A ‘little sore,’ Packers’ Rodgers gets ready for Redskins

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers channeled a fictional prize fighter to describe how he felt after playing the Minnesota Vikings. "If you've seen (the movie) 'Rocky III,' you know Clubber Lang has a prediction before the fight: 'Pain,'" Rodgers said with a smile on Wednesday. "That's ...

High school football: Week 5 matchups

Here are this week's high school football matchups: Friday, Sept. 21 Iron Mountain (3-1) vs. Bark River-Harris (1-3). Last week: Iron Mountain beat Norway, 35-7. Bark River-Harris beat Gogebic, 7-6. Norway (2-2) at Calumet (4-0). Last week: Norway lost to Iron Mountain, 35-7. Calumet beat ...

Volleyball: Suring outlasts Niagara

SURING, Wis. — Suring topped Niagara 3-2 (11-25, 25-19, 25-13, 23-25, 15-8) in M&O Conference volleyball Tuesday. “My team came out and played strong the first game,” said Niagara head coach Carol St. Arnauld. “Then we went into the next few games and completely lost ...

Football: Bobcats rout Wolves, 62-6

FLORENCE, Wis. — Unbeaten Florence rolled to a 48-6 halftime lead and spilled Carney-Nadeau 62-6 in eight-player football Friday at Landry Field. Joe Walstrom scored three touchdowns and Toby Wheeler ran 52 yards for a touchdown and opened the scoring with a 20-yard pass to Evan ...

NFL: Packers’ star ‘getting better’

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Still no answers on A-Rod. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is questionable for Sunday’s NFC North showdown with Minnesota. Rodgers, who missed the end of the first half of the Week 1 victory against Chicago with an injured left knee, did not practice Wednesday ...

MLB: Home runs boost Crew past Pirates

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers played long ball with homers by Christian Yelich, Travis Shaw and Mike Moustakas. It was a small-ball play by Orlando Arcia that was the game-changer. With the Brewers clinging to a one-run lead in the sixth, Arcia pushed a bunt down the first-base ...

Football: Northern Elite blanks Suring, 34-0

NIAGARA, Wis. — Defense helped Northern Elite roll in a 34-0 MONLPC-Small win over Suring on Friday. Brent Dumke had a 60-yard interception return and 93-yard fumble return, both for touchdowns. The Predators also notched 290 yards of offense all on the ground. Dumke also had a 48-yard ...