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Wisconsin Sports

Brewers fall 6-3, risk sweep today

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Not even the rain that fell inside Miller Park could stop Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals. The veteran catcher hit two home runs and the NL Central-leading Cardinals matched a season high with their sixth straight win Tuesday night, weathering a weird delay to ...

Florence JV football slips past Preds

NIAGARA, Wis. - Florence edged the Northern Elite Predators 32-30 in a junior varsity eight-man football contest Monday. Coach Ryan Lobeck’s Predators notched 300 yards of offense behind Ryan Erickson and Logan Weber. Weber had four catches for 100 yards and two touchdowns. Erickson threw ...

Badgers relying on experience

NIAGARA, Wis. — For the upcoming 2019 season, head coach Carol St. Arnauld expects her team to rely on its experience. Having only lost Annalise Colenso to graduation from last year’s team, the Lady Badgers have a plethora of players with multiple years of varsity experience. Senior ...

Red-hot Cards smoke Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In less than three weeks, the surging St. Louis Cardinals have climbed to the top of the division — and then some. Marcell Ozuna’s bases-loaded double keyed a six-run second inning and St. Louis pounded out a 12-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday ...

Northern Stars teams claim three soccer titles

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara Northern Stars Soccer Club teams enjoyed a successful year, with three teams finishing on top in the East Central Soccer District. U12 Boys, coached by Jim Laydon, earned 24 points. This team ended their season undefeated at 8-0 with an impressive goal differential ...

Niagara Lions Golf Scramble Sept. 21

NIAGARA, Wis. — The Niagara Lions are seeking golfers for their annual four-person scramble golf tournament which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, at Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway. The 18-hole tournament will get underway with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. and is open to men’s, ...

Yelich featured in ESPN body print issue

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers slugger Christian Yelich, world No. 1 golfer Brooks Koepka and the Philadelphia Eagles offensive line are among the athletes featured in the final print edition of ESPN The Magazine’s Body issue. The magazine hits newsstands on Sept. 6, its final ...

Coan will start at QB for No. 19 Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — There was no formal announcement on Sunday when Jack Coan was named starter at quarterback for 19th-ranked Wisconsin, which opens the season Friday at South Florida. The news came as no surprise, since Coan took the first-team reps in fall camp, ahead of Chase Wolf and ...

Football: Brillion cruises past Predators in opener, 39-7

NIAGARA, Wis. — Brillion pulled away early in a 39-7 non-conference win over Northern Elite to start the season on Friday. Northern Elite (0-1) threw Brillion off with an onside kick on the first play. The Predators recovered the ball near midfield and marched for nearly half the quarter ...

Football: Florence routs Gibraltar, 54-6

FLORENCE, Wis — Kaden Schuls returned the opening kickoff 65 yards for a touchdown and Florence led 6-0 just 10 seconds into the game. The Bobcats never looked back. It was that kind of night for a 54-6 rout against Gibraltar on Friday. Coach Kent Walstrom was very pleased with his team ...

Packers come up short

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Billed as a chance to get Canadian football fans a close-up look at NFL superstars like Aaron Rodgers, Thursday night's exhibition between the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers sure gave them something they've never seen. Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field ...

Tough Bears ‘D’ has company in NFC North

The hit HBO show "Game of Thrones" that racked up a record 32 Emmy nominations became such a cultural force that it even unintentionally spawned a slogan for one of the NFL's most tradition-rich divisions. "Defend the North" was a familiar mantra for the mythical characters in the vicious ...

Brewers win, knock Cards out of 1st

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Moustakas stopped short of calling Milwaukee’s rain-shortened victory over the St. Louis Cardinals a must win. “But it was pretty important,” he said. Moustakas homered and Keston Hiura drove in a pair of runs to lead the reeling Brewers to just their third win ...

Green Bay WR Moore cited for driving too fast after last week’s crash

HOBART, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver J’Mon Moore was cited for driving too fast for conditions after he lost control of his car in heavy rainfall and collided with a pickup truck. A police report says Moore was driving in the village of Hobart on Friday when his Mercedes ...

Rodgers: If LaFleur wants me to play Thursday, I’ll play

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers practiced on Monday after sitting out the Packers' second preseason game in Baltimore and being sidelined during practice Sunday with back tightness. But the verdict is still out on whether the two-time MVP will make his preseason debut Thursday night ...

Running track sped up success for Badgers running back Taylor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor is one of the best running backs in college football. He would be the first to say his success isn't due to just one person. There are, of course, his parents, Elizabeth and Jonathan James, and several other family members and coaches. But a single ...

Rodgers sits in Ravens 26-13 win over Packers

BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn't matter that it was merely a preseason game, or that the Green Bay Packers were chasing him, or that his health is of the utmost importance to the Baltimore Ravens. Given the opportunity to run, Lamar Jackson couldn't resist. Jackson juked and hopped during an ...

Grisham’s 3-run HR lifts Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers manager Craig Counsell has plenty of confidence in Trent Grisham, which he showed by batting the rookie leadoff for the fifth time in his first 11 major league games. Grisham made his manager proud on Wednesday, hitting a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth ...

LaFleur: Rodgers to play ‘a quarter or so’ against Ravens

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For the first time this preseason, the world will have the opportunity to see what Aaron Rodgers looks like in Matt LaFleur's offense. The Packers' first-year coach said Tuesday that Rodgers and the rest of the first-team offense and first-team defense will play for ...

Gonzalez’s HR off Hader in 8th lifts Twins over Brewers, 7-5

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As much as any two teams, the Minnesota Twins and the Milwaukee Brewers are playing in a playoff-like atmosphere, as the AL Central and the NL Central feature the tightest races in the majors for a division title. Their interleague matchup Tuesday at Miller Park didn't ...