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Wisconsin Sports

Badgers power past Coleman

NIAGARA, Wis. — It was Senior Night for the Niagara girls volleyball team Tuesday night, and they defeated Marinette-Oconto Conference foe Coleman 3-0(25-17,25-18,25-20) to remain undefeated. “Tonight’s game started off slow and we didn’t play to our potential. Coleman was an ...

Florence spikers regroup; roll past Goodman-Pembine, 3-1

PEMBINE, Wis — Florence defeated Northern Lakes Conference foe Goodman/Pembine 3-1(25-16, 20-25, 25-11, 25-15) Tuesday night in girls volleyball action. “We came out hot and carrying over our tough play from Monday night,” said Florence coach Teresa Chrisman. “We lost momentum in the ...

Niagara Lions golf

Niagara Lions Club photo Winners of the 2020 Niagara Lions’ Golf Scramble tournament held Sept. 19 at Oak Crest Golf Course were, from left, Matthew Liebergen, Mark Zenko, Dan Liebergen, and T.J. Liebergen. The foursome shot 16 under par to win by four strokes over the second team of Dean ...

Packers’ offense sizzling, defense a work in progress

The Green Bay Packers have capitalized on the strengths of their potent offense and the circumstances of this unusual season to get an early jump on the rest of the NFC. Now they need to get better and healthier on defense. Green Bay (3-0) leads the NFL in points per game (40.7) and yards ...

Rodgers tosses 3 TDs; Packers move to 3-0

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers sounds increasingly enamored with the scheme and play-calling philosophy of second-year head coach Matt LaFleur. The Packers are unbeaten and putting up some of the best offensive numbers in the NFL. So why not? Rodgers passed for 283 ...

Pandemic playoffs: Brewers, Astros in despite losing records

Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a ragged start this year. They never got above .500. And they dropped their last game to finish with a losing record. Guess what? They’re going to the playoffs. “Weird. I guess that’s the only way to describe it. It’s fitting for ...

Laona-Wabeno nips Florence, 8-6

FLORENCE, Wis. — A safety proved to be the difference as Florence fell to Laona-Wabeno 8-6 in Northern Lakes Conference eight-player football Friday. With Florence trailing 8-0, Evan Johnson’s TD run early in the fourth quarter was the final score of the contest. The Bobcats’ try for a ...

Strong second half lifts Northern Elite

NIAGARA, Wis. — Northern Elite recovered from a shaky start and defeated Crandon 30-16 in a Northwoods Conference football opener Friday. Ryan Erickson rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns to lead the offense. Scoring at the end of the first half to tie the game at 8-8 gave the Predators ...

Thomas out for Saints; Adams doubtful for Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Both the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints will likely be missing their star receivers for their Sunday night matchup. The Saints have ruled out 2019 Offensive Player of the Year Michael Thomas, which means he will miss a second straight game with an ankle ...

Niagara able to defeat Crivitz in straight sets

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Niagara’s girls volleyball team traveled to Crivitz Thursday night for a non-conference match. The Lady Badgers defeated their Marinette-Oconto Conference foe 3-0 (25-9, 25-16, 25-22). “Crivitz is always a competitive team and there were some great rallies tonight,” ...

Northern Lakes Conference volleyball

Patriots down Phelps, 3-0 PHELPS, Wis. — The Goodman-Pembine Lady Patriots volleyball team traveled to Northern Lakes Conference foe Phelps Thursday evening. G-P defeated the Lady Knights 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-13). “Our serving was on tonight. Phelps had some difficulties returning ...

Packers reach for ‘own energy’ on defense

As long as the Green Bay Packers keep scoring 40-plus points every game, their defense can afford the occasional lapses that have marked their first two performances. But the reality of the situation is that Green Bay’s defense must improve because its offense can’t maintain this ...

Molina leads Cards over Brewers, 4-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina singled twice to reach 2,000 career hits and the St. Louis Cardinals began a five-game series between playoff contenders by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Thursday night. Rookie Dylan Carlson homered, doubled and drove in three runs as the Cardinals (28-26) ...

Flink crowned senior club champ at OCGC

NORWAY TOWNSHIP — Oak Crest Golf Club in Norway held its Senior Club Championship on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. The overall senior club champion was Fred Flink with a gross score of +7, 151. Flink also won the Age 64-69 flight. Age 58-62 flight: 1. Ed O’Connell +11, 155 2. Len Bietila III ...

Packers’ Davante Adams unsure of his status for Saints game

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer Green Bay wide receiver Davante Adams says he doesn’t know yet whether he’ll be able to play Sunday night at New Orleans after leaving the Packers’ previous game early with a hamstring injury. “It’s too early to tell,” Adams said Wednesday. ...

Wisconsin girls volleyball round up

Florence prevails in straight sets PHELPS, Wis. — The Florence Ladycats traveled to Phelps on Tuesday and stifled the Knights 3-0 (25-9, 25-3, 25-11) in Northern Lakes Conference volleyball action. “Serving was fantastic with Lacey Enders serving 21 points, nine being aces,” said ...

Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers, 6-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — The grounds crew that had been banging drums and raising a din in the stands all game long lined up and exchanged high-fives with exuberant Reds players. Felt like old times at Great American Ball Park — 2013, to be exact, the last time Cincinnati made the ...

Lady Patriots fall in straight sets

Three Lakes 3 Good.-Pembine 0 GOODMAN, Wis. — In Northern Lakes Conference girls volleyball action Monday night, Goodman-Pembine lost in straight sets 3-0 (8-25, 18-25, 14-25) to Three Lakes at Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School. “We started off flat and despite back-row hustle we ...

Prep schedule changes

IRON MOUNTAIN — There have been a handful of local prep sports schedule changes for the upcoming week: — Crandon at Florence girls volleyball on Monday was postponed. No make-up date was announced. — Marquette at Kingsford girls tennis Monday was postponed due to weather; makeup date ...

Schwedersky, Neveau champs

NORWAY TOWNSHIP ­— Scott Schwedersky and Fred Neveau claimed the Forward Financial Men’s Golf League title by 1/2 of a point as league action wrapped up last week at Oak Crest Golf Club. The Division B champions were Trevor Vassar and Jamie Bowers in a runaway. They will be welcomed to ...