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Packers looking at Jimmy Graham, wide receivers in free agency

With Ted Thompson no longer the general manager, it looks as though the Green Bay Packers are rumored for every free agent in the NFL. At the top of the list for new GM Brian Gutekunst, is 31-year-old Jimmy Graham. The Saints also appear to be interested in their old tight end. The Packers also […]

Christian Yelich joins lefties Thames, Shaw in Brewer lineup

PHOENIX (AP) — Striking the right balance could help the Milwaukee Brewers reach new heights this season. That means striking out less and using the team’s upgraded left-handed options to counter opponents. The Brewers added lefty-swinging Christian Yelich from Miami in the offseason to balance a lineup that also boasts power-hitting lefties Eric Thames and […]

Bucks request waivers on injured Teletovic, sign Jennings to 10-day

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on forward Mirza Teletovic, who has been sidelined since December because of blockages in his lungs. General manager Jon Horst said Saturday that the move was made after consulting with team doctors and other physicians. Horst says Teletovic’s health was the primary concern. The Bucks announced […]

Braun slowly getting used to 1st base, concerned about move

PHOENIX (AP) — Ryan Braun is willing to play first base if that helps the Milwaukee Brewers strengthen their lineup. That doesn’t mean he thinks it will be an easy transition after playing the outfield for the past decade — and Braun expressed some serious reservations about the move on Saturday. The slugger started in […]

Bangor takes down top-ranked and unbeaten Black Hawk for state title

GREEN BAY, Wis. — It wasn’t pretty but the Bangor High School girls basketball team will take it. Up against top-ranked, undefeated Black Hawk, the Cardinals overcame 28 turnovers and 37-percent shooting — including a 3-for-13 effort in the second half — in winning 39-29 in the WIAA Division 5 state championship at the Resch […]

Aquinas gets redemption in winning state championship

GREEN BAY, Wis. — After losing by a basket in last year’s state championship, the Aquinas High School girls basketball team left no doubt this time around. In a battle of undefeateds, the top-ranked Blugolds took down No. 2-ranked Melrose-Mindoro 68-52 to capture the WIAA Division 4 state title. Six scored scored in double-figures for […]

Sophomore Jarrett wins national title, leads UW-L to fifth at NCAAs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Last year, as a freshman, he was third. This season, Andrew Jarrett is a national champion. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse sophomore won the weight throw at last weekend’s NCAA Division III national championships at 65-½ feet. UW-L finished fifth overall, meaning it has never finished below fifth place since 1985. Last season, […]

Bangor boys basketball a win away from ending 82-year state tourney drought

The last two years, Bangor High School’s boys basketball team has seen its season end a win away from the state tournament. Adding to that pain, both of those losses came by two points. Adding to THAT pain, Bangor hasn’t been to the state tournament since 1936. Saturday, that could all change. The Cardinals, ranked second […]

Central boys basketball a win from state, after taking out Onalaska

There was no room to sit and no reason to, either, as Central and Onalaska high schools’ boys basketball teams battled Thursday in the WIAA Division 2 section semifinal. Central played the big brother, getting the lead early and never really relinquishing it, despite the Hilltoppers fighting to come back over and over again. When […]

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP: Aquinas, Melrose-Mindoro to meet in battle of undefeateds

GREEN BAY, Wis. — They’ve been Nos. 1 and 2 pretty much all season and now two area undefeated high school girls basketball teams will meet Saturday for a WIAA state championship. Top-ranked Aquinas and No. 2 Melrose-Mindoro picked up easy semifinal victories Thursday in the Division 4 to push their records to 27-0. At […]

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