Bradford graduate Melvin Gordon is going to see what the NFL draft advisory board has to say before making a decision on his future.
On Tuesday, Wisconsin confirmed that Gordon was the lone Badgers underclassmen to submit his name to the advisory board, which returns a “grade” or where the athlete could expect to be selected if they entered the draft. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel was first to report the revelation.
The Shoreland Lutheran girls basketball team earned its first win of the season by downing host Indian Trail 67-53 in a non-conference game on Tuesday night.
The Pacers got 20 points each from Division I prospect Ellie Harmeyer, a junior forward, and Lauren Stanich in improving to 1-2.
MADISON — Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials told their board Tuesday that cold weather and a struggling northern herd contributed to a disappointing gun deer season.
Preliminary totals show hunters killed 226,582 deer during the nine-day hunt, down 7 percent from last year. The buck kill was down 15 percent. The antlerless harvest was unchanged.
Carthage College soccer player Billy Hamilton and cross country runner Katie Kummerer have been named fall College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin/Jack Swartz all-academic, the league announced Tuesday.
Hamilton, a second-team All-CCIW with three goals and three assists, is a double major in graphic design and public relations with a 3.889 cumulative grade-point average. He has been named to the Carthage dean’s list four times and is a four-semester member of the Carthage athletic director’s honor roll.
The Wilmot boys basketball team withstood a second-half charge by host Delavan-Darien to claim a 78-64 Southern Lakes Conference win Tuesday.
The Panthers (4-2) claimed their first SLC win of the season, evening their conference record at 1-1 as Nate Hensel scored a game-high 22 points. Hensel is averaging 16.3 points a game in his last four contest against the Comets.
Tickets for the Friday girls-boys basketball doubleheader between host Indian Trail and Tremper will be sold at each school beginning today.
The girls game between the schools starts at 5:40 p.m. with the boys starting at 7:15 p.m.
Notes: Bradford is trying to avoid its second 0-6 start in the last three years. ... Nicolet, a member of the North Shore Conference, has lost to Milwaukee Bay View by two, Grafton by 11 and Milwaukee Tech by 10.
BADGER (3-2, 1-1) AT CENTRAL (3-1, 1-1)
Carthage’s Michael Dombrowski was named the Wisconsin’s Offensive Player of the Year in soccer by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on Monday.
Fellow junior Ryan Crane and Dombrowski were named first-team All-Wisconsin and second-team All-Central Region.Dombrowski was second in CCIW with 14 goals while Crane scored six goals with three assists.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It would be easy for both No. 8 South Carolina and No. 19 Wisconsin to dwell on the missteps this season that cost them both spots in the BCS standings.
Instead, Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier and the Badgers’ Gary Andersen are embracing what they believe could be one of the better non-BCS pairings when they matchup for the Jan. 1 Capital One Bowl in Orlando.
It may have been a scheduling quirk but coach Luke Reigel didn’t mind it.
In fact, Reigel and the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team would be open to more quirks in the future.
Indian Trail senior Michael Roach and Wilmot senior Zach Dodge were second-team selections on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s All-Area football team released on Sunday.
Roach was one of two defensive ends/outside linebackers and Dodge was one of three defensive linemen to earn second-team honors.
The Carthage College men’s basketball team will host Silver Lake College tonight.
The non-conference game starts at 7 p.m. at Tarble Arena. The game will be aired on WLIP-AM 1050.
GREEN BAY (AP) — A smattering of boos cascaded down on the Green Bay Packers at the half, trailing by double digits on a bone-chilling afternoon at Lambeau Field.
This wasn’t a good sign for a team that hasn’t played well late in games, especially without injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Coach Mike McCarthy went into the locker room wondering how much energy his players had with the team’s playoff prospects in jeopardy.
Mady Marko took first on vault and Hope Landre won on beam in leading the Kenosha Combined gymnastics team to a second-place finish at the season-opening Cougar Invitational at Janesville Craig High School on Saturday.
Mount Horeb won the seven-team meet with a 136.375 while Kenosha was second at 134.95. Central/Union Grove was third with a 128.875.