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.
The Christian Life girls basketball team couldn’t complete the comeback in a 48-39 loss to visiting Wayland Academy in the Midwest Classic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night
Trailing 24-14 at halftime, the host Eagles outscored Wayland 18-7 in the third quarter to take a one-point lead. CLS was then outscored 17-7 in the final eight minutes.
WILMOT — Brandon Schattner couldn’t resist a chance to needle his coach.
After the Wilmot boys basketball team dismantled Bradford, 70-44, in a non-conference game Saturday night at Wilmot, the Panthers senior was asked what type of energy and commitment it takes to play Wilmot coach Jake Erbentraut’s style of full-court pressing, constant ball-pressure defense.
A 20-3 spurt in the first half by Chicago State doomed the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team in a 90-81 exhibition loss on Saturday before 618 at the Jones Convocation Center in Chicago.
The Rangers led the Division I school — a member of the Western Athletic Conference — by four points twice in the second half.
After his team’s seventh victory in a row — a 71-50 non-conference triumph over Loras (Iowa) on Saturday at Tarble Arena — Carthage women’s basketball coach Tim Bernero provided future opponents with a scary comment about his team.
“Even though we’re 7-1,” he said, “we haven’t played our best basketball, yet.”
Facing a stacked field that included four Big Ten Conference schools, UW-Parkside had nine wrestlers place in the top five in the 42nd annual Wisconsin Open on Saturday at the Petretti Fieldhouse.
The meet featured 12 schools representing all three NCAA divisions, including three Division I squads ranked in the top 25 — Northwestern (17th), Purdue (19th) and Michigan (20th).