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Wisconsin Sports

Florence’s Schuls tops 1,000-point milestone

FLORENCE, Wis. - Kaden Schuls scored 30 points to eclipse 1,000 points for his varsity career, as Florence ran up a 100-31 victory over Niagara Tuesday evening in non-conference boys basketball. “I thought my guys played well tonight,” Florence head coach Bryan Bomberg commented. “We ...

Boys Basketball — Patriots rip Lakers, 72-49

GOODMAN, Wis — Led by Boone Larison’s game-high 23 points, Goodman-Pembine whipped White Lake, 72-49, in Northern Lakes Conference boys basketball Monday night in a make-up game from Jan. 17. Braden Frederick led the Lakers with 22 points, while Isaiah Nievers added 19. The Patriots (5-8) ...

Springer buries triple at buzzer for Florence victory

FLORENCE, Wis. — With three seconds remaining on the clock, Florence senior guard Jenna Springer caught a pass well behind the three-point line and drained a game-winner as the LadyCats prevailed 44-41 over the Elcho Hornets in Northern Lakes Conference action here Thursday night. “Tonight ...

College Basketball — Badgers trying to bounce back with Spartans next

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard got a phone call from Michigan State’s Tom Izzo, a few hours after the Badgers got rocked with a couple unpleasant surprises. Kobe King, the second-leading scorer at Wisconsin, announced Wednesday that he intends to transfer two days after ...

Laona-Wabeno tops FP, 55-31

WABENO, Wis. — In what was a recently added non-conference game, Forest Park fell 55-31 to Laona-Wabeno Tuesday night. Forest Park head coach Kim Bjork noted that her team struggled with the Rebels’ pressure defense. “We had a tough time making a first pass, and when we did, they ...

Patriots make hoops changes

GOODMAN, Wis. — The Goodman-Pembine boys basketball team has made some schedule changes. The postponed Dec. 12 Northern Lakes Conference game at Crandon will now be played on Thursday, Feb 13. The postponed Jan. 17 game versus White Lake at Goodman, is now set for Monday, Feb. 3. On ...

Braun says this could be his final season

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun acknowledges the possibility this might be his final season. "There’s at least a chance this is my last fan fest as a player," the 36-year-old said Sunday during the Brewers’ annual winter fan festival and convention. "You ...

Neuens has double-double in Florence girls’ victory

FLORENCE, Wis. — With Madison Neuens posting a double-double and team-high 17 points, 13 rebounds along with six steals, Florence defeated non-conference foe Watersmeet 63-24 Thursday night. Jenna Springer also scored 17 points for Florence. “We played really good team defense tonight, ...

Niagara girls come up short at Crivitz, 59-44

CRIVITZ — Despite Alyssa Cretton with 18 points, and freshman Josie Rock netting 11 points, the Lady Badgers were defeated here Thursday night 59-44 by Crivitz. Niagara trailed by only three points at the half but were unable to hold off the Wolverines in the second half. Crivitz was ...

Green Bay stays with Pettine as defensive coordinator

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers coach Matt LaFleur has decided to stick with Mike Pettine as his defensive coordinator. In LaFleur’s first season, the Packers went from 6-9-1 in 2018 to 13-3 and the NFC championship game this season as second-year coordinator Pettine improved the defense. ...

Badgers denied at Crandon

CRANDON, Wis. - Junior Alyssa Cretton’s 14 points led Niagara in a 42-26 non-conference loss at Crandon here Tuesday The Cardinals (10-3), who pay in the Northern Lakes Conference, held a 21-12 advantage at halftime and were led in scoring by Lynzee McGesheck with nine points. Jessica ...

Schuls dials up 30, ‘Cats rout Phelps

FLORENCE, Wis. - Kaden Schuls hit five times from 3-point land on his way to a game-high 30 points, and Florence rocketed to 8-2 with a 71-47 Northern Lakes Conference victory over Phelps Tuesday. Freshman Evan Johnson chipped in 12 points and Riley Hixon added 10 for the victorious Bobcats. ...

Springer twins see double-doubles in blowout over Lena

FLORENCE, Wis. — Behind smothering full and half court traps, Florence made Monday night very rough for Lena. The Springer twins, Jenna and Jordyn, both posted double-doubles, combining for 28 points and 20 steals to lead Florence in a 52-21 non-conference rout. Jenna Springer led all ...

Bucks bounce Bulls

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks committed 23 turnovers — and won anyway. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Co. finished strong on Monday. Antetokounmpo had a triple-double and scored his 10,000th career point, and the Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 111-98 to sweep the four-game season ...

Mostert lifts 49ers to Super Bowl

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan received the NFC championship trophy from his Super Bowl-winning father Mike and raised it to the sky. The San Francisco 49ers have gone on a surprising journey from No. 2 pick in the draft to one of the last two teams standing. They have one ...

Rodgers again falls short of another title game

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — These playoff defeats when he is oh so close sting a bit more for Aaron Rodgers now, at this later stage in his career. “It's a little raw right now. It definitely hurts I'd say a little more than early in your career just because you realize just how difficult ...

Bucks aiming for 7 in a row

NEW YORK (AP) — Their lead was only nine with a minute left in the first half and it looked like the Milwaukee Bucks might be on their way to a close game. Then Khris Middleton hit two 3-pointers, and another rout was on for a team that just keeps racking them up. Giannis Antetokounmpo ...

Rodgers-Sherman matchup highlights NFC title game

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nine years into his career and a little more than two years removed from a debilitating torn Achilles injury, Richard Sherman is still tormenting quarterbacks on a weekly basis. Just ask Kirk Cousins. Sherman had his third career playoff interception last week ...

49ers Kittle takes joy in run blocking

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — No tight end in NFL history has been as productive as George Kittle at catching the ball over the first three years of a career. A player that skilled as a receiver might be expected to ask, or even demand, for the ball to come his way plenty of times on ...

Three Lakes 65, Florence 45

FLORENCE, Wis. — Hot-shooting Three Lakes was too much for Florence to keep up with Thursday evening, as the Blue Jays claimed a 65-45 Northern Lakes Conference victory. “The story of the game tonight was shooting, we didn’t hit our shots and they did,” Florence head coach Brad Perry ...