Wisconsin Sports

Baseball: Wausaukee routs Niagara

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara's bats remained flat in a 15-2 thumping by M&O Conference foe Wausaukee on Tuesday. The Badgers (0-3) struck out 11 times in 22 at-bats, an even 50 percent strikeout rate. Niagara has now struck out in 52 percent of at-bats this season (45 strikeouts in 86 ...

Softball: Flivvs sweep doubleheader against Niagara

KINGSFORD — Kingsford held off Niagara 7-6 in the second game for a non-conference doubleheader sweep on Monday. The Flivvers (4-2) won the first game 10-1. The second game ended after the third out in the fifth during a cold steady rain. The temperature hung in the low 40s but felt ...

Baseball: Crivitz edges Niagara, 3-2

NIAGARA, Wis. — Crivitz scored in the top of the seventh to edge Niagara 3-2 in an M&O Conference matchup Monday. The Badgers (0-2, 0-2) struck out in order to end the game. The Wolverines (7-3, 3-1) started the seventh with a walk to Jaden Werner. He advanced to third on an error and ...

Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep Pistons

DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo drove to the basket and drew yet another foul, this one a hard hack on the arm by Blake Griffin. Griffin fouled out and headed to the bench, and the home crowd gave him a standing ovation. Then many fans headed toward the exits. Antetokounmpo and the ...

Bucks win, take 3-0 series lead over Pistons

DETROIT (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks know they are often considered a one-man team. Saturday night, they took some major steps toward changing that perception. On a night where Giannis Antetokounmpo was limited by foul trouble, the Bucks had seven players score in double figures and beat ...

Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Saddled with early foul trouble and faced with an aggressive defensive scheme that kept him in check for the first two quarters, Giannis Antetokounmpo set the tone immediately in the second half. Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and ...

IM, Niagara split softball doubleheader

NIAGARA, Wis. — Iron Mountain and Niagara split a season-opening doubleheader on Tuesday. The Mountaineers (1-1) won the first game 11-2 and Niagara won the second game 9-4. "We haven't had a practice outside yet but it was good to be outside, might have gotten a little sun burn today," ...

Baseball: Niagara falls to Coleman in 10 innings

COLEMAN, Wis. — Niagara battled defending M&O Conference champion Coleman to the end in a 8-7 loss in 10 innings on Tuesday. Niagara got the first two outs in the 10th on strikeouts by Landen Kaldor. Tristin DeJardin relieved Kaldor after a walk and an error. With the bases loaded, ...

Yelich’s 3 homers lift Brewers over Cardinals

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich got a big reward for a little extra early work. Yelich hit three homers, including a pair of three-run shots, and drove in a career-high seven runs to power the Milwaukee Brewers past the St. Louis Cardinals 10-7 on Monday night. "He put in some work ...

Bucks roll past Pistons, 121-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo ran and dunked all over the Pistons until they just shoved him to the ground. The team with the NBA's best record wanted to show it can make a long playoff run, and the Detroit Pistons were helpless to slow them down. "I don't know if they were ready ...

Obituary: Forrest Gregg anchored Packer offensive lines

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Forrest Gregg, the great Hall of Fame lineman for the mighty Green Bay Packers of the 1960s that Vince Lombardi called the "finest player I ever coached," died Friday at age 85. Barbara Gregg said her husband of 59 years died in Colorado Springs from ...

NFL: Soap opera of an offseason for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — New Packers coach Matt LaFleur had a long to-do list even before his players arrived for the start of offseason workouts this week. The drama that started in Green Bay with the December firing of coach Mike McCarthy has bubbled into the spring, with McCarthy ripping ...

Packer great Forrest Gregg dies

Forrest Gregg, the great lineman for the mighty Green Bay Packers of the 1960s whom Vince Lombardi called the "best player I ever coached," has died. He was 85. The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced his death Friday but did not disclose details. A member of the Hall of Fame, Gregg starred ...

Angels beat Brewers for series sweep

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels were held to five hits Wednesday night, but the timing of those hits propelled them to their sixth straight win. Missing star outfielder Mike Trout, the Angels defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 as they scored all their runs on four hits in the ...

Thunder beat Bucks in season finale

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oklahoma City wanted a win to avoid slipping into a first-round playoff matchup against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors. The Milwaukee Bucks, with the NBA's best record already clinched, just needed to stay healthy. Everybody got what they wanted Wednesday ...

Baseball: Bobcats beat STAA in season opener, 14-8

MARINETTE, Wis. — Florence won its season opener 14-8 over St. Thomas Aquinas Academy on Tuesday. The Bobcats (1-0) survived control issues on the mound, giving up the runs on seven walks and just one hit. “I hate walks with a passion,” Florence head coach Dave LaPoint said. “I’d ...

Softball: Spring Swing hosting 32 games

MARQUETTE — The high school softball season kicks off this weekend at about the only place it could in the Upper Peninsula during the early part of April. Indoors. The Superior Dome in Marquette will host the 17th annual Spring Swing Softball Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The ...

Florence sweeps weekend games

MAUSTON, Wis. — The Florence High School softball team won all three games in a pool play tournament last weekend. The Bobcats (3-0) beat Phillips 8-7 and also beat Cumberland 9-6 and beat Edgar 17-0. It was Florence’s first time playing outside of the gym. “It was very, very ...

Texas Tech clamps down, beats Michigan State 61-51

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For those who thought Texas Tech only plays defense, it's time to meet Matt Mooney. While the Red Raiders were locking down Michigan State on one end, the graduate transfer shooting guard was raining in 3s on the other, lifting Tech one win away from a title Saturday ...

Brewers wallop Cubs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun and Eric Thames hit three-run homers and the Milwaukee Brewers connected five times in all, outslugging the Cubs 13-10 Friday night and sending Chicago to its sixth straight loss. Hernan Perez, Yasmani Grandal and Orlando Arcia also homered for the defending NL ...