North wrestling finishes second
UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball made all the Blugolds faithful in attendance sweat Saturday’s game out far more than expected.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Clinch the NFC North championship and beat a heated rival to do it? The Chicago Bears couldn’t have asked for a sweeter scenario.
ST. PAUL — Once the rough stuff was out of the way, the Calgary Flames settled in and clamped down on the Minnesota Wild.
MINNEAPOLIS — When Miami running back Kenyan Drake completed his sidewinding path through New England’s prevent defense and crossed the goal line on the game’s final play last week, the Dolphins and their fans went wild with delight.
ALTOONA — Almost five minutes had gone by on the game clock, and neither team had put the ball through the basket during the run of play.
MADISON — While David Edwards didn’t wait long to decide, returning to the University of Wisconsin for the 2018 season wasn’t as easy of a choice as it may have seemed.
Romanski named All-American
EAGAN, Minn. — With three games left on Minnesota’s schedule to determine whether or not the Vikings return to the playoffs, Kevin Stefanski has suddenly been tasked with trying to steer a struggling offense back on track in a supervisory role he’s never held before in 14 seasons of coaching.
CLEVELAND — Giannis Antetokounmpo matched his career high with 44 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 114-102 on Friday night despite missing two starters.
Tyler Robarge led a balanced Chippewa Falls attack, scoring 15 points in Chi-Hi boys basketball’s 73-57 win against Rice Lake on Friday.
Keyser Helterbrand sank two free throws with nine seconds to play.
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Memorial boys hockey is back to .500.
After a pair of 1-0 wins, the Eau Claire Area Stars would be appreciative of a little extra breathing room in its scorelines.
Teryn Karlstad scored a game-high 18 points as the Regis girls basketball team edged Fall Creek for a 37-31 victory on Thursday in Fall Creek.
LAS VEGAS — Carlos Santana and Jeurys Familia found friendly landing spots, Edwin Encarnacion took off for a more uncertain future. Joe Kelly joined the team he helped beat in the World Series, the Milwaukee Brewers boosted their imposing bullpen.
UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball is dealing with so many injuries that coach Tonja Englund may resort to covering her players in bubble wrap.
University of Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor joined elite company Wednesday by earning first-team All-American honors from the American Football Coaches Association.
GREEN BAY — Packers right tackle Jason Spriggs saw no need to keep going on and on about Bears linebacker Khalil Mack.
It’s hard to imagine Saturday evening going much worse for Brad Davison.
INDIANAPOLIS — For three weeks, Indiana found ways to fill the void left by Victor Oladipo’s absence.
When assistant coach Joe Krabbenhoft began his statistical breakdown of the next opponent, he was greeted with some quizzical expressions on the faces of the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team.
On the Big Rivers Conference website, there’s a tab that lets the reader click on a list of team conference championships for each sport of every season.
Four different players scored in double figures, and the Eau Claire North girls basketball team downed La Crosse Central 62-53 in overtime on Tuesday night at the Doghouse.
The door had already been opened after Chippewa Falls defeated Hudson in late November.
Eau Claire Regis turned up the defensive heat and Cade Osborn led a second half surge to complement the outside shooting of Branton Paulsrud.
UW-Stout stays undefeated
ST. PAUL — Reeling and banged up, the Minnesota Wild were eager to get back on home ice. They took out their recent frustrations on the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Dalton Banks was held to a season low of 18 points.
SEATTLE — Bobby Wagner blocked Dan Bailey’s field goal attempt midway through the fourth quarter, sparking the Seahawks to two late touchdowns and a 21-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night, Seattle’s fourth straight victory.
GREEN BAY — One week, one win for Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin.
It was a disappointing result for the second time in a row at Zorn Arena for the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team on Monday night. After a crushing home loss just over a week ago, the Blugolds fell to Carleton College (Minn.) 79-74 on Ken Anderson Court.
GREEN BAY — A tough week for the Green Bay Packers ended with a sorely needed win that relied on a familiar formula.
TORONTO — Malcom Brogdon hit tying and go-ahead 3-pointers in the final 67 seconds and the Milwaukee Bucks held on to beat the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night.
SEATTLE — With where both the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks sit in the NFC standings, tonight’s matchup might as well carry a playoff title.
There’s only one speed for Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee sophomore Blaine Brenner.
MENOMONIE — Hannah Iverson has compiled an impressive list of accomplishments during her time on the basketball court.
MILWAUKEE — Marquette is winning games this season in ways that don’t have to do with hitting 3s.
Chi-Hi bests SPASH
Eau Claire Memorial made its run early. Holmen made its run late.
GREEN BAY — How fortunes have changed in less than two years for the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers.
ALTOONA — Regis’ Teryn Karlstad certainly displayed her case for most valuable player on Friday night. The Ramblers were an entirely different team when she wasn’t on the floor against Altoona.
CLEVELAND — Another popular Cavaliers player is coming “home.”
Eau Claire North had its hands full in an intense offensive struggle with D.C. Everest.
Durand girl’s basketball’s Emily Annis surpassed the 1,000-point mark Friday night in the Panthers’ 84-48 victory against Mondovi.