MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo ensured the Milwaukee Bucks’ dominance over the Chicago Bulls didn’t end Thursday night.
UW-EC volleyball eliminated
Eau Claire Memorial’s girls swim & dive program hit a rut over the past few seasons that was difficult to get out of.
NEW YORK — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has overcome injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP award.
MADISON — Wednesday was National Signing Day and for the first time in a while University of Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Greg Gard had good news for Badgers fans.
MONDOVI — An upset on the other side of the bracket means Mondovi football’s stout defense will avoid the challenge of facing the state’s all-time leading rusher.
MILWAUKEE — Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski’s message to his club at halftime Wednesday night was that it needed to be tougher. It needed to be more physical.
MADISON — Wisconsin made more 3-pointers in its game against McNeese than it did in its first two games of the season. But it took the Badgers one half to get going from long range.
Wisconsin high school championship playoff football always offers some surprises and others where the best surprise is no surprise. But always a lot of excitement.
Stout MBB falls just short
Menomonie (11-1) vs. Menasha (11-1)
A handful of athletes from around the Chippewa Valley officially pledged their commitments to continue their athletic careers in college.
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers enter their bye week knowing full well how fortunate they are to be 8-2 and in prime position for a first-round playoff bye and perhaps even homefield advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
WVCA all-state teams announced
NEW YORK — Mike Shildt began his life in baseball at his mom’s side, tagging along for her shifts at a Double-A ballpark and picking up odd jobs around the clubhouse.
GREEN BAY — In the official game book, the tackle was credited to Preston Smith. But Smith – and the rest of the Green Bay Packers defense – knew better.
MADISON — University of Wisconsin outside linebacker Zack Baun was dropping into coverage when he saw Iowa’s Nate Stanley take off on a surprise quarterback draw up the middle.
MADISON — Micah Potter will have a chance to state his case to NCAA officials.
Joy, excitement, and exhilaration were just some of the emotions Blugolds volleyball head coach Kim Wudi was experiencing when the NCAA selection committee announced that UW-Eau Claire had been selected for the NCAA tournament on Monday morning.
GREEN BAY — It’s been a while since the Green Bay Packers had a dominant force at running back.
WFCA All-Region Teams announced
MADISON — The University of Wisconsin football team’s defense accomplished one of its goals in the second half Saturday — it made Iowa one-dimensional.
GREEN BAY — A matchup featuring two MVP candidates turned into a stage for a third player to make his case to be included in the MVP conversation.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Dalvin Cook ran for 97 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown on fourth down, and had 86 yards receiving to set up three other scores, helping the Minnesota Vikings beat the Dallas Cowboys 28-24 on Sunday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Giannis Antetokounmpo couldn’t contain his frustration after a subpar first half.
MINNEAPOLIS — One game after a team-record comeback, the Denver Nuggets allowed the Minnesota Timberwolves to nearly do the same. Nikola Jokic saved Denver each time.
Three games into the UW-Eau Claire hockey season and the Blugolds offense appears to be a force to be reckoned with.
WHITEWATER — The UW-Whitewater football team is one victory away from clinching another outright WIAC championship, but the Warhawks might have a starting quarterback issue on their hands. With the regular-season finale next week, the inconsistent Warhawks offense probably doesn't need that.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Ryan Hartman scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Minnesota Wild rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 Saturday night.
Blugold women blanked
Eau Claire Memorial swimmer Kate Augustyn punched her ticket to the WIAA girls swim and dive state meet by winning the 100-yard backstroke at the sectional meet in Hudson on Saturday.
MADISON — The best players close out games, and that’s what Jonathan Taylor did Saturday night.
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers couldn’t quite put his finger on it, but the two-time MVP knew something was missing last Sunday.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Ezekiel Elliott doesn’t feel the need to declare himself the best running back in the NFL with the two-time rushing champion and the Dallas Cowboys set to face current leader Dalvin Cook and the Minnesota Vikings.
UW-Platteville scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to turn a close game into a rout on Saturday, defeating UW-Stevens Point 41-14 in Platteville.
MINNEAPOLIS — The progress made by Minnesota in coach P.J. Fleck's third season had been met by natural skepticism outside the long-languishing program, with even the most ardent fans in full prove-it mode for this game of unbeaten teams against Penn State.
It was another long day for the UW-Eau Claire football team.
With the conditions not conducive for putting the ball in the air, two of the area’s – if not state’s – top small school teams slammed at each other at the line of scrimmage.
SALT LAKE CITY — Bojan Bogdanovic hit a 3-pointer as time expired for the last of his 33 points in the Utah Jazz's 103-100 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.
MADISON — Friday night was perhaps the most emotional home opener in the history of the Wisconsin men's basketball program.
MILWAUKEE – Eau Claire Memorial boys soccer’s dreams of bringing back the school’s first state title ended prematurely Friday night at Uihlein Soccer Park.
MENOMONIE — For years the Menomonie Mustangs ran a conservative, run-first offense, hoping to move the ball methodically down the field for the win. But on Friday night, the Mustangs went for the jugular.
All season long, defense has carried Mondovi on its dominant run.
Blugold men win debut
MADISON — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz used last week’s bye to get away.
GREEN BAY — McFarland volleyball coach Trish Fortune wasn’t surprised to see the Bloomer Blackhawks fired up for their WIAA Division 2 state semifinal showdown.
GREEN BAY — Fall Creek volleyball coach Matt Prissel didn’t mince words when describing Howards Grove.
UW-Eau Claire at UW-La Crosse