Wisconsin Sports

Rodgers gets his new deal

MILWAUKEE — Before he became the NFL’s highest-paid player again, Aaron Rodgers wore a denim suit and cowboy hat that made him look as if he were going to serve as a chaperone at a square dance. For Rodgers, it’s kind of a big deal either way. The two-time NFL MVP signed a four-year ...

Hundley shipped to Seattle

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers are heading into the 2018 season with new backup quarterbacks. The Seahawks acquired quarterback Brett Hundley from the Packers on Wednesday for an undisclosed draft pick. Green Bay announced the trade late in the day, completing ...

Brewers’ Yelich hits for cycle

CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Yelich sat on a chair in front of his locker, trying to take in all that had just happened. “I’m so tired,” he said. No wonder. For more than four hours, Yelich led an improbable comeback with an historic effort. Yelich became the eighth Brewers player ...

Vikings-Packers rivalry as fierce as ever

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Will the Minnesota Vikings pick up where they left off, following their surge to the NFC championship game last season? Or will the Green Bay Packers rebound forcefully enough to take back the division they've mostly dominated for two decades? The annual report on the NFC ...

Morrison eyes Packers role

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A whirlwind 24 hours had Antonio Morrison go from on the outs with the Indianapolis Colts to a potentially important player with the Green Bay Packers. The inside linebacker got right to work on Monday with Green Bay, which traded for Morrison to boost depth at a ...

Football: Northland Pines powers past Predators

NIAGARA, Wis. — Northern Elite got off to a slow start and never found rhythm in a 48-20 loss to Northland Pines on Friday. The Predators (1-1) fell to a 32-0 deficit in the first quarter. Their first five drives ended with a turnover on downs, two fumbles and two punts. "We talk about ...

Wolves sweep Forest Park

CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau Wolves executed their game plan nearly to a tee Thursday night, posting a 25-13, 25-14, 25-14 Skyline Central Conference volleyball victory over the Forest Park Trojans. “Our team as a whole struggled with ball control,” said FP Coach Ana Cornelia. “We ...

Florence JVs dump Bluejays

THREE LAKES, Wis. — Freshman Pat Milan rushed for 188 yards and three touchdowns as Florence opened the eight-player junior varsity football season by beating Three Lakes/Phelps 52-24. Milan ran 55, 53 yards and 37 yards for scores. Quarterback Braeden Boettcher completed four passes for ...

Volleyball: Injuries befall Badgers in Crivitz Invitational

CRIVITZ, Wis. — The injury bug continues to strike Niagara volleyball. The Badgers began the season Tuesday in the Crivitz Invitational, beating Crandon for their lone win in four matches. They lost to Mercer, Laona-Wabeno and Carney-Nadeau. “We started out the tournament missing one of ...

Hundley or Kizer? Winner backs up Rodgers at QB on Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It's quite possible that the extent of Aaron Rodgers' playing time in preseason games will be limited to a touchdown drive that went five plays. At this point in his illustrious career, the two-time NFL MVP doesn't look as if he needs any more time. No need to expose ...

Brewers power past Reds, 5-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw and Christian Yelich homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers overcome an early deficit, and Chase Anderson kept the ball in the ballpark when it mattered. Anderson settled in after giving up two early solo homers and the Brewers rallied for a 5-2 victory over the ...

Brewers hold off Cards

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jhoulys Chacin had some extra motivation. Mike Moustakas hit a two-run double, giving Chacin all the runs he needed to beat St. Louis for the first time in his career with the Milwaukee Brewers’ 2-1 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday. “I can die now,” Chacin joked ...

Packers’ Perry activated from PUP list

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Nick Perry thought it would be a “beautiful” day when the Green Bay Packers finally activated him from the physically unable to perform list and allowed him to start practicing. As it turned out, Sunday was even better than that for the Packers outside ...

Flivver foe stops Kimberly

KIMBERLY, Wis. — Kingsford’s home-opening football opponent made history Friday. Fond du Lac’s Jared Scheberl kicked a 26-yard field goal on the final play of the game to lift the Cardinals past Kimberly 31-28. The Papermakers entered the game with a state-record 70-game winning ...

UpTown men’s meeting tonight

NIAGARA, Wis. — UpTown Lanes will hold a men’s league organizational meeting at 7 tonight. Those interested in joining the league with four-man teams should attend the meeting or call UpTown at 715-251-1700.

Cardinals clip Brewers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty got an extra day of rest and a chance to pitch against Milwaukee, and took advantage of both. Kolten Wong and Marcell Ozuna drove in two runs apiece, Flaherty pitched six shutout innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Brewers 5-2 on Friday night. "As ...

Packers roll over Steelers 51-34

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The ovation moved Aaron Rodgers to tears. The Green Bay Packers fans showed their appreciation with the two-time NFL MVP about to take his first snaps at Lambeau Field in almost a year. Once he got behind center, Rodgers needed just one drive to look right at home back in ...

Power move: Brewers hit 4 HRs, blank Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Braun supplied the power at the plate and Jhoulys Chacin dominated on the mound to give the Milwaukee Brewers the lift they needed to tighten the NL Central race. Braun hit two of Milwaukee's four homers, Chacin struck out a season-high 10 in seven innings and the ...

Wisconsin gives West hope of challenging Big Ten East dominance

The Big Ten West might not be best, but it is getting closer to challenging the East Division's conference dominance. Wisconsin returns the entire offensive line and a 1,900-yard rusher from its record-setting 13-win team, and some see the Badgers as a contender for the College Football ...

Packers’ Rodgers expects to make preseason debut this week

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers is speaking with a heightened sense of urgency as he enters his 14th NFL season. No critical words from the Green Bay Packers quarterback on Monday, a week after expressing displeasure with the effort from some young players during a portion of ...