Sports – Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Badger Blowout Comes Up Roses

The Wisconsin Badgers will be going to their 3rd straight Rose Bowl after a 70-31 win over Nebraska in the Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday night.  Montee Ball rushed for 202 yards and 3 TDs.  Melvin Gordon ran for 216 and 1 TD.  James White ran for 109 and 4 TDs.  UW (8-5) will play Stanford in the Rose Bowl on January 1st.


UW-Oshkosh In Final Four

The UW-Oshkosh football team earned a trip to the Division III National Semifinals with a 31-24 overtime win over Linfield College in Oregon on Saturday. WLA grad Caleb Voss caught 7 passes for 127 yards and a TD in the win.  The Titans will travel to St. Thomas next Saturday with a trip to the Stagg Bowl on the line.  

Packers vs. Vikings

The Packers host the Minnesota Vikings this afternoon at Lambeau Field.  Green Bay is 7-4 while the Vikings are 6-5.  Coverage begins at 10am with kickoff at Noon on KFIZ.

Sunday Night Football

Cowboys vs. Eagles – 6:30pm on KFIZ

Bucks Win

Milwaukee 91 Boston 88 – Ellis 17 pts

Majerus Passes Away
Legendary basketball coach Rick Majerus has died.  Majerus, a Wisconsin native, spent 25 years coaching college basketball with stints at Marquette, Utah, and St. Louis. He collected 517 wins and 216 losses.  His larger than life personality made him one of college basketball’s most memorable people.  He was 64.

High School Boys Hockey

St. Mary’s Springs 2 Onalaska 1


Fondy Boys Swimmers Win At Cudahy

The won the event by 98 points


200 Medley (Pankratz, Van Beek, Lock, Gietman) meet record – best time in 4 seasons 1:49.18

400 free relay (Van Beek, Lock, Whealon, and Pankratz) meet record – best time in 4 seasons 3:37.85

Riley Pankratz: 1st in 50 free – meet record; 1st in back under 1:00

Cameron Van Beek: 1st in 200 free: won by 12 seconds; 2nd in 500 free

Eric Schoenbach: 6th place in 100 Fly in career best time – 1st career medal in swimming

Ian Lock: 3rd in 100 fly – matched best time from Sectionals freshman year.

Other medalists:

Ian Doll: 200 free (6th) 100 free (4th)

Max Whealon: 200 IM (3rd); 100 fly 4th

Antonio Ramirez: 200 IM (5th); 100 back (4th)

Mike Gietman: 50 free (4th); 100 free (3rd)

200 free Relay (2nd) Gietman, Connor Doll, Ben Kimball, Whealon

Klayton Porter: 100 breast (tied for 5th) first career medal


D1 College Hoops

Virginia 67 UW-Green Bay 51

Northern Iowa 72 UW-Milwaukee 61

Local Men’s College Basketball

Dominican 65 Marian 65

Local Women’s College Hoops

Marian 67 Dominican 61

UW-Fond du Lac 68 UW-Barron County 45

Local Men’s College Hockey

Marian 6 Northland 2


College Women’s Hockey
Lake Forest 5 Marian 2


Fond du Lac Bears Lose Shootout

The Fond du Lac Bears returned to home action on Saturday night losing in a shootout to the West Bend Bombers. The Bears opened the scoring at the 3:17 mark Cody Sokolik scored a short-handed goal to give the Bears a 1-0 lead. The Bears would light the lamp again at 12:37 when Ryan Smet won a face-off in the Bombers end of the ice. Tyler Grebe picked up the puck and scored to give the Bears a 2-0 lead. Smet was credited with the only assist on the Grebe tally. The visitors would also score in the period to cut the Fond du Lac lead to one at the end of the period.  The second period would be scoreless as the Bears goalie Chris Keller and Bombers goalie Eric Everson would match saves to keep the score 2-1 in favor of the Bears. In the third period the West Bend club would again find the back of the net 14:30 mark of the third while on the power play to tie the game at 2. The overtime period would find the Bears having to kill off a couple of penalties, which they did successfully to head into the shootout. The Bombers outscored the Bears 2 to 1 in the shootout to win the contest. Chris Keller 47 0f the 48 shots he faced. While Justin DeMaa stopped 11 of 12 shots he faced in the game. The Bears will return to home action next Saturday night as they host the Mosinee Papermakers. The face-off is scheduled for 8 pm. The game will be player at the Blue Line Family Ice Center.