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After knocking off No. 14 UW-W, things don’t get easier for UW-La Crosse

Coming off a blowout win that knocked 14th-ranked team in Division III down to No. 23, things doing get any easier for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse men’s basketball team. In fact, one could argue they get more difficult. The Eagles improved to 11-4 overall and 4-0 in the WIAC after a 75-60 win Saturday […]

La Crosse’s King plays 27 minutes off bench, hits clutch FTs but doesn’t shoot well

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Statistically, La Crosse native Kobe King didn’t do much in the 64-60 loss to Maryland on Monday. The redshirt freshman for the Wisconsin men’s basketball team did play 27 minutes. King didn’t shoot great — just 1-for-6 from the field, 1 of 2 from beyond the arc. But, after being down […]

King hasn’t played much of late, as Badgers take on Maryland tonight

Coming off three losses in its last four games, the Wisconsin men’s basketball team is at Maryland tonight. Both teams are just outside the AP Top 25 rankings. Wisconsin is 11-5, while the Terrapins are 14-3. The game tips off at 7:30 p.m. La Crosse native Kobe King has had an up and down season […]

ROBBED: No Foles’ comeback, as Jeffery drops pass inside 30

Down 20-14 and inside 2 minutes to go, the Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles was driving the Philadelphia Eagles toward a comeback on the New Orleans Saints when we were all robbed of any drama. Related posts: One week left, questions to answer — and some certainty, too Rest vs. reps is bigger issue for […]

Just another day at the office: Steph Curry nails 11 3-pointers

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Aquinas, Mel.-Min, last year’s state title teams, come out Nos. 1 and 2 in first AP poll

It may come as little surprise that the two teams that played for a state championship last season open this season ranked one and two in the first AP poll. The Aquinas High School girls basketball team is the No. 1 team in the AP’s first poll of the season. Right behind the Blugolds (12-0), […]

Central boys hoops opens No. 2, Onalaska fourth in AP poll

In the first AP poll of the season, the Central High School boys basketball team opened ranked No. 2 in Division 2. The Red Raiders (8-1, 2-0 MVC), winners of four in a row, could be tested tonight in hosting Sparta (9-3, 2-1). The 7 p.m. game will be featured on WKTY 96.7 FM / […]

Packers will name Titans’ OC LaFleur as head coach

It appears the Green Bay Packers have hired a head coach. According to ESPN, Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur is set to become the 15th packers head coach in franchise history. LaFleur was the Titans offensive coordinator last season and previously worked under Sean McVay for the Los Angeles Rams and Kyle Shanahan with […]

Giannis vs. Gobert on WKTY tonight

Big test tonight for the Milwaukee Bucks. The team with the best record hosts Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz. Now, while Mitchell will be a tough matchup for the Bucks, averaging 20.2 points, it’s the battle at the rim that will be most interesting. Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the NBA in points at the rim. […]

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