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POSTPONED: First-ever Viterbo men’s volleyball season postponed

The Viterbo men’s volleyball team’s inaugural season will not get underway tonight. Because of weather, the V-Hawks first-ever match against Saint Ambrose has been postponed. Their roster consists of 10 players, including a few local — junior Brett Thompson is from West Salem and junior James Mack is from Sparta. Viterbo also has a couple […]

Central, Onalaska remain same in latest AP boys basketball poll

No movement for either of the high school boys basketball teams at Central or Onalaska in the latest AP poll. As the Red Raiders (13-2, 7-0 MVC) set to host intracity rival Logan (7-9, 2-5) at 7:15 p.m. tonight on WKTY, they remain the No. 2-ranked team in Division 2. The Hilltoppers (14-3, 7-1) are […]

Review: Thank U, Next: Maroon 5’s halftime show was basic

There are a number of words you could use to describe Maroon 5′s halftime show performance: Empty. Boring. Basic. Sleepy. Skippable. Unfulfilling. Unnecessary. And those who came to help save the day didn’t do their jobs: If you blinked you would have missed that Travis Scott and Big Boi performed. Even the gospel choir singer […]

UW-L sweeps Point for first time in 24 years, improves to 8-0 at home

It’s starting to come together, especially at Mitchell Hall. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse men’s basketball team improved to 8-0 at Mitchell Hall this season, after a 60-52 win against UW-Stevens Point. It’s the first time the Eagles have swept UW-SP since the 1994-95. Terek Nesheim scored 10 of his 12 points in the second […]

Report blasts Michigan State’s handling of sex cases

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A U.S. Department of Education report says Michigan State University’s failure to detect and stop sexual assaults by now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar indicates a lack of institutional control. The report also accuses the East Lansing school of being out of compliance in areas under the Clery Act, which requires […]

UW-La Crosse basketball games postponed tonight

Due to weather, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has postponed its basketball games scheduled for tonight. Both men’s and women’s basketball games against UW-Stevens Point will now be played Thursday. The 25th-ranked UW-L men will be at home against No. 20 UW-SP, the women are in Stevens Point. With that, Thursday’s wrestling dual against UW-SP […]

Aquinas seeks 45th consecutive victory, as it hosts Onalaska tonight on WKTY

A big showdown featured on WKTY tonight, as the defending state champion Aquinas High School girls basketball team hosts Onalaska. The teams are Nos. 1 and 2 in the Mississippi Valley Conference. The Blugolds (16-0, 7-0) are the No. 1 ranked team in Division 4. A win tonight will give Aquinas its 45th consecutive win, […]

No breaks for UW-L, heading into UW-RF matchup tonight

It’s been a whirlwind 10 days for the UW-La Crosse men’s basketball team. During that span, the Eagles (12-5 overal, 5-1 WIAC) blew out then-No. 14 UW-Whitewater (13-4, 2-4), edged ninth-ranked UW-Stevens Point (11-5, 3-3) on the road and lost by six at UW-Oshkosh (16-1, 6-0), which is ranked now ranked fourth in Division III. […]

Brewers back in hunt for Moustakas

The Milwaukee Brewers are back in the hunt for third baseman Mike Moustakas. They’re not the only ones, however. The San Diego Padres are also eyeing the 30-year-old, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, along with the Philadelphia Phillies. Milwaukee got Moustakas from the Kansas City Royals at the trade deadline last season. Upon […]

UW-L drops No. 9 UW-SP, snapping 20-year losing streak

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — It’s been a good week for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse men’s basketball team. First the Eagles took down 14th-ranked UW-Whitewater over the weekend. Wednesday, down went No. 9 UW-Stevens Point with a 61-57 win. That snapped a 24-game losing streak at UW-SP in Quandt Fieldhouse. The streak dates back to […]

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