Wisconsin Sports

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 ...

Volleyball roundup: Marquette sweeps Flivvs

KINGSFORD — Marquette rallied in every set to beat Kingsford 3-0 (27-25, 25-20, 25-20) in Great Northern Conference volleyball Thursday. “They fought hard,” said Marquette junior varsity coach Emily Morgan, filling in for head coach Mike Morgan. “Half of the team is sick and we’re ...

Brewers beat Cubs 5-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Although the Milwaukee Brewers still trail in the NL Central, they believe the pressure has shifted to the first-place Cubs. Curtis Granderson homered, tripled and scored three runs, Lorenzo Cain added three hits and the Brewers beat Chicago 5-1 on Wednesday night to move ...

Cubs blank Brewers 3-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana dazzled all night long. The Chicago Cubs had the right guy on the mound for a big game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Quintana pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning, Victor Caratini drove in two runs and the Cubs beat the Brewers 3-0 on Tuesday to ...

Packers’ McCarthy says team awaiting more info on Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy needs more information on the extent of Aaron Rodgers' knee injury to determine the quarterback's availability for next week's game against Minnesota. Rodgers was sore when the team returned to Lambeau Field on Monday, McCarthy ...

Schoop’s slam lifts Brewers over Giants

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan Schoop responded to a tense situation in the biggest way possible. Schoop hit a grand slam after Ryan Braun was hit by a pitch in the sixth inning, and Milwaukee beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Sunday, completing a series sweep and preserving the Brewers' lead ...

NFL: Bears vague on Mack’s minutes

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Although Matt Nagy has yet to coach a game for the Chicago Bears, he is proving as adept as a veteran coach at keeping trade secrets. After a week of avoiding certainties, Nagy all but confirmed new outside linebacker Khalil Mack would play against Green Bay. And ...

Football: Wheeler, Bobcats air it out in 34-8 win over Phillips

PHILLIPS, Wis. — Florence went to the air to remain undefeated in its first eight-player football season, whipping Phillips 34-8 behind three touchdown passes by Toby Wheeler. “We threw over the top, which we haven’t had to do in the first two games,” said Bobcats coach Kent Walstrom. ...

Badgers hold off Suring, STAA

SURING, Wis. — Niagara outlasted Suring 3-2 and defeated STAA 3-0 for the second time this week in M&O Conference volleyball Thursday. The Badgers beat the host Eagles 25-20, 25-16, 10-25, 15-25, 15-5. “We came out against Suring playing strong,” said Niagara Coach Carol St. ...