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Wisconsin Sports

Bobcats maul Wildcats, 78-49

FLORENCE — Riley Hixon’s 23 points led three Bobcats in double figures as Florence cruised past Lena 78-49in non-conference action Monday night. Hixon scored the first 15 of his team’s 19 points. “Overall, a nice win for us, we are learning to and starting to see the right ...

Packers reach NFC title game

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have relied more on character and resilience than offense or defense this season, lagging well behind past editions in aesthetics. This divisional round win over Seattle, though, was a vintage Rodgers performance. He helped the ...

Seattle dealing with injuries

RENTON, Wash. (AP) —The identity of the player who will be protecting Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s blind side will remain unknown until just before Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game against Green Bay. Duane Brown and George Fant were listed as questionable ...

Antetokounmpo, NBA-best Bucks earn tough victory over Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks own the best record in the NBA and coach Mike Budenholzer still wants far more than what he has seen the past two games. More made shots. More pace. More energy. Better ball movement, too. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 12 rebounds while ...

Brewers extend Counsell

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee general manager David Stearns didn't have to do much thinking when it came to a new long-term deal for Brewers manager Craig Counsell. "Both Craig and I thought this was probably an inevitability at some point," Stearns said Wednesday after announcing a three-year ...

UW center heading to NFL

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin All-America center Tyler Biadasz said Wednesday he will skip his senior season to go to the NFL. Biadasz said on Twitter the NFL “has always been my biggest dream." He was a unanimous All-America this season and also won the Rimington Trophy as the ...

41 Lumber Pee Wees split vs. Green Bay

IRON MOUNTAIN - The Dickinson Amateur Hockey Association 41 Lumber Pee Wees (12U) skated to a split against Green Bay Bobcats Pee Wee A, falling 4-2 in the first game before earning a 5-2 win in the second, Saturday at Mountain View Ice Arena. Goal scorers for 41 Lumber included Ted Pennala, ...

Patriots survive in final seconds

GOODMAN, Wis. — Despite leading by 10 points at the half, Goodman-Pembine needed a Boone Larison three-pointer with two seconds left to defeat Mercer 56-55 in non-conference boys basketball action Tuesday night. “We left many scoring opportunities out there tonight but we are happy to ...

Badgers take down Lena for third straight victory

LENA, Wis, — After starting the season 0-4, Niagara won its third consecutive game Tuesday night, defeating Lena 51-39 in Marinette-Oconto conference action. Tristan DeJardin led the Badgers with 13 points. Logan Bath and Josh Weber each added eight points for the Badgers, now 3-4 (2-3 ...

Bobcats rip Eagles, 83-37

FLORENCE, Wis — Florence, with four players in double figures, cruised past Stephenson 83-37 Tuesday night in non-conference action. The Bobcats, who held a 42-21 lead at half, were led by Preston Stoltz’s double-double of 15 points and 16 rebounds. Kaden Schuls scored a game-high 21 ...

Gill double-double not enough for Niagara in 58-46 loss against Gillett

GILLETT, Wis. — Cassie Gill posted a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough for Niagara in a 58-46 loss to Gillett Monday evening in a Marinette-Oconto Conference girls basketball make-up game from Dec. 9. Niagara had three players in double figures as Jaida ...

Wausaukee pressure too much for Florence

WAUSAUKEE, Wis — Florence couldn’t overcome a swarming and aggressive defense and a game-high 24 points from Wausaukee’s Stephanie Murray in a 54-36 non-conference girls basketball loss Monday. “It was a tough game for us, they’re very good,” said Florence head coach Brad Perry. ...

McCarthy reportedly new Cowboys coach

The Dallas Cowboys didn't take long to settle on Mike McCarthy as their coach after waiting a week to announce they were moving on from Jason Garrett. McCarthy, who won a Super Bowl at the home of the Cowboys nine years ago as Green Bay's coach, has agreed to become the ninth coach in team ...

Bobcats make game changes

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence has revised a home basketball date scheduled for Thursday. With White Lake unable to send a varsity boys basketball team, two games are scheduled for the high school gym — junior varsity boys at 5:45 p.m. and varsity girls at 7:15 p.m. A junior varsity girls ...

KGB barred from school

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A judge has imposed a four-year restraining order against former Green Bay Packer Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila following an incident last month in which he allegedly sent two armed men to a Christmas pageant for a school that his children attend. Gbaja-Biamila was inducted ...

Wisconsin upsets No. 5 Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)— Nate Reuver’s jumper finally wrested the lead away from Ohio State with 1:54 left in the game, and the Wisconsin forward hit four free throws in the last 14 seconds to seal a road upset of the No. 5 Buckeyes. Reuvers scored 17 points and keyed the late rally in a ...

Giants interview former Packers coach McCarthy

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP)—î Mike McCarthy, who won a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers and led them to nine playoff appearances in 13 seasons, has interviewed for the head coaching job with the New York Giants. The 56-year-old McCarthy met with Giants co-owner John Mara, general ...

Gilmore, Thomas unanimous All-Pro picks

NEW YORK (AP) —î Christian McCaffrey’s versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. McCaffrey rushed for 1,387 yards and 15 touchdowns while catching a phenomenal 116 ...

Antetokounmpo scores 32, Bucks hold off Wolves 106-104

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks were happy to get another win though they know they didn’t play up to their standards. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds, and the Bucks held off a strong challenge from short-handed Minnesota in a 106-104 victory over the Timberwolves ...

Packers edge Lions, earn 1st-round bye

DETROIT (AP) — Aaron Rodgers was on the money when Green Bay needed him most, overcoming one of his worst games this season. Rodgers threw a short and accurate pass to Aaron Jones, whose 31-yard reception set up Mason Crosby's 33-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Packers to a 23-20 ...