Sports – Thursday 10-31-13

After going 86 years without a
World Series win the Boston Red Sox have now won three times in the last
decade.  The Red Sox closed out the St.
Louis Cardinals with a 6-1 last night at Fenway. The Red Sox win the best of
seven series 4-2.   It was the first time Boston closed out a World Series at home
since 1918.  Former Wisconsin Timber
Rattler David Ortiz was the MVP after hitting .688 in the Fall Classic. 


The Bucks rallied from 25 points
down to take a lead on the New York Knicks late but still lost 90-83 in the season
opener at Madison
Square Garden
.  Caron Bulter had 14 while OJ Mayo and Zaza
Pachulia each added 13 in the loss.  The
Bucks are in Boston
on Friday night. 


The Bucks also announced that their
new floor will have to be resurfaced and will not be available for a few
weeks.  The final preseason game was
cancelled in the first quarter because players kept slipping and falling. 


The Badger men’s basketball teams
stopped UW-Platteville 80-51 in their exhibition  opener on Wednesday night. Ben Brust scored 20
for UW.   The Badgers also announced that
sophomore guard Zak Showalter and junior guard Jordan Smith will red-shirt this


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
reports that the Packers have given practice squad QB Scott Tolzien a big raise
to keep him from signing to another team’s 53-man roster.  The paper says the former Badger QB went from
making $6,000 per week to over $32,000 per week to stay in Green Bay.  
The Packers and Bears will play on Monday Night Football at
Lambeau.  You’ll hear it on KFIZ.  


We’ve got Thursday night football
tonight on KFIZ as Miami
hosts the Bengals.  Coverage begins at


WIAA Girls Volleyball – Sectional
Division Two

Xavier @ Waupun – Thursday


We’ve got three high school games
on the radio this weekend at Mountain Dog Media.  On Friday night, Fond du
hosts Germantown
in a Division One, 2nd round matchup. Coverage begins at 6:05pm with
the Backyard Grill Pregame Show.  The
kickoff is set for 7pm.  On Saturday
afternoon WLA hosts Kewaunee in a Division 5 game.  You’ll hear that one on K107.1-FM.  The kickoff is set for 1pm. On Saturday night
back on KFIZ, St. Mary’s Springs hosts Deerfield.  That game kicks off at 7pm.