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Central’s Davis, Bangor’s Reader named first team all-state

Johnny Davis from Central High School was named to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association first team all-state. Also named to the first team was Bangor senior and state champion Luke Reader. Davis, a sophomore, averaged 22.7 points (55 percent from field) and 7.2 rebounds, as the Red Raiders went 24-3, falling in the Division 2 […]

WATCH: Brewers pay tribute to 25 years of The Sandlot

There's heroes and there's legends. Heroes get remembered but legends never die. pic.twitter.com/z7mKroaOQ1 — Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) March 19, 2018 The Sandlot pic.twitter.com/MFdrHQF3Z4 — Tim Dillard (@DimTillard) March 19, 2018 Related posts: WATCH: 4-year-old boy with perfect imitation of Ryan Braun Busy Brewers shift spring focus from rebuild to winning Brewers owner Attanasio has eye […]

Bangor High becomes all kinds of history in winning state championship

MADISON — It hadn’t even been to the state tournament since 1936. Saturday, however, the Bangor High School boys basketball team leaves, not just with a state championship, but it made and became all kinds of history. The second-ranked Cardinals destroyed unranked McDonnell Central Catholic 91-67 in winning the WIAA Division 5 state title at […]

Defending state champion Central loses in WIAA state semifinals

MADISON — No chance to repeat as state champions for the Central High School boys basketball team. Up against sixth-ranked Milwaukee Washington, the No. 2-ranked Red Raiders significantly cooled off in the second half, losing 70-58 at the Kohl Center in Madison. Central (23-3), which won state last year, shot just 40.4 percent from the […]

Bangor boys headed to state championship

MADISON — Grant Manke and Caleb Miedema scored a combined 35 points for the Bangor High School boys basketball team on Friday in the WIAA state semifinal. Green Bay N.E.W. Lutheran scored 31. With a 73-31 win at the Kohl Center, the No. 2-ranked Cardinals (26-1) move on to Saturday’s 11:05 a.m. Division 5 state […]

Bernie Brewer visits La Crosse

Kids at the Gundersen Child Care Clinic couldn’t wait to see Bernie Brewer on Thursday. (Wait for the end of this video) Kids at the daycare had a blast seeing the Milwaukee Brewers mascot. The Brewers season-opener is March 29 in San Diego. The team’s home-opener is April 2 against the St. Louis Cardinals, where Milwaukee […]

Jordy Nelson signing two-year deal with Raiders

Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones had some breaking news Thursdsay on Jordy Nelson. Jones, an analyst for the NFL Network, reported that the recently-cut Nelson signed a two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders for $15 million dollars, $13 million of that guaranteed. The Packers cutting Nelson saved the team around $10 million. […]

Brewers’ Vogt won’t be ready for opener; Braun hits 2 HRs

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt will not be ready for the season opener because of a shoulder strain. Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Wednesday a second opinion revealed confirmed an initial diagnosis of a strained capsule. The Brewers start the regular season on March 29 in San Diego. “We’re just going to […]

Vikings, Broncos talking QB Trevor Siemian trade

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — While Kirk Cousins was on his way to visit, the Minnesota Vikings were moving swiftly toward securing a potential backup. According to a person with knowledge of the negotiations, the Vikings were working on a trade Wednesday with the Denver Broncos to acquire quarterback Trevor Siemian. The person spoke to the AP […]

After Packers release Jordy Nelson, Aaron Rodgers offers heartfelt farewell

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers is losing his most prolific receiver but might be getting an upgrade at tight end. The Green Bay Packers released veteran Jordy Nelson, the third-leading receiver in franchise history and one of Rodgers’ top targets. Nelson, who turns 33 in May, was scheduled to earn $10.25 million this […]

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