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Rick Solem

Sports, news journalist since 2002. | Hometown: Greenville, Wis. | Avid noonball basketballer and sand volleyballer in La Crosse | Two-time Waupaca Boatride first-round playoff loser | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Cut from UW-SP's basketball team in 2000 on Midnight Madness as a junior walk-on | Went on to become UW-SP intramural basketball champion | Then UW-SP club lacrosse defenseman with two career goals (on two shots).

WATCH: Frelick’s catch in 10th preserves no-hit bid, but Yankees rally to beat Brewers in 13

NEW YORK (AP) — Sal Frelick raced back as Anthony Volpe hit a deep drive to right field and was fully aware of the short porch along with the the […]

HIGHLIGHTS: Skemp’s one-hander with 9 seconds left wins it for Onalaska over Central

Isaac Skemp’s one-handed grab on the winning two-point conversion with 9 seconds to go, gave the Onalaska High School football team a 29-28 win over Central on Friday. The Hilltoppers […]

Weier throws 3 TDs, as UW-L blows out Dakota St. in season-opener

Zach Weier completed just seven passes for 133 yards Thursday, in the UW-La Crosse football team’s season-opener. Three of those passes, though, went for touchdowns and the 6-foot-3 sophomore only […]

Loggers GM Ben Kapanke on rollercoaster season that ends half-inning from the championship

La Crosse Loggers general manager Ben Kapanke joined La Crosse Talk last week to discuss a wild 2023 season, that saw the team go from worst to first to a […]

Can Brewers stadium deal take notes from La Crosse and the Loggers?

Dan Kapanke, co-owner of the La Crosse Loggers, and Adam Hoffer, Tax Foundation director, joined to talk about the Milwaukee Brewers stadium funding situation.  La Crosse Talk PM airs weekdays […]

Love connects with Watson on TD pass as Packers close preseason with victory over Seahawks

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jordan Love ended the preseason the way he wanted as he gets ready for the challenge of taking over for a four-time MVP. Love threw […]

Holmen football home-opener pushed back to Friday; WKTY will stream

As the Coulee Region endures 100-degree temperatures, a number of events are being delayed. One of those is the Holmen High School football home-opener against River Falls. The game has […]

Bob Uecker on the call, as Brewers host Twins for two

A streaky Milwaukee Brewers team is back at home, after a 6-3 road trip. Bob Uecker will be on the call, as the Brewers host the Minnesota Twins for two. […]

Northwoods League — home of La Crosse Loggers — announces record attendance for 30th season

The Northwoods League, in which the La Crosse Loggers baseball team is a part of, announced Monday that it set an attendance record for the 2023 season. The league announced […]

UPDATE: WKTY streaming Holmen-River Falls, Onalaska-Medford on Friday

High school football returned on WKTY last week. Friday, Logan fell in disappointing fashion to Eau Claire Memorial 18-16. HOW TO STREAM WKTY GAMESWatch on ROKU or Apple TV by searching WKTY Sports.Or stream […]

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