Sports - Friday, January 18th, 2013
Gomez Avoids Arbitration
The Brewers and Carlos Gomez agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.3 million dollars on Thursday. Pitchers John Axford, Marco Estrada, and Burke Badenhop are the only players left facing arbitration.
Lucroy To WBC
The Brewers will have another player in the World Baseball Classic. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy found out on Thursday that he was picked to play for the United States along with Ryan Braun. With Martin Maldonado playing for Puerto Rico both of the Brewers catchers will miss a good portion of Spring Training. Yovani Gallardo is pitching for Mexico. Pitchers John Axford and Jim Henderson and infielder Taylor Greene are also playing for Canada. Carlo Gomez is also playing for the Dominican Republic giving the Brewers the limit of 8 Big Leaguers from their team in the WBC. Six other minor leaguers on various teams, putting the team at the organizational max of 14 participants.
Logan To Brewers Walk of Fame
The Brewers will add former infielder Johnny Logan to their Walk of Fame outside of Miller Park this summer. He was a four time All-Star during his career with the Milwaukee Braves from 1953 to 1961. He hit .268 with 93 homers and 547 RBI during his 13 year career.
Two More Coaches Hired
The Jacksonville Jaguars found their head coach hiring Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley on Thursday. Arizona also is set to hire Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians as their head coach. Arians coached the Colts while Chuck Pagano battled Leukemia.
Phillips Gets Another Year
The NCAA has granted Badger quarterback Curt Phillips a 6th year of eligibility. He’s battled multiple knee injuries during his time at Madison.
Armstrong Admits It All
As expected cycling legend Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfey on Thursday night that he used PEDs blood doped during his career. Armstrong has been stripped of his seven Tour de France championships and also an Olympic medal.
Bucks Set Suns
The Milwaukee Bucks won at Phoenix for the first time since 1987 with a 98-94 victory over the Suns. Monta Ellis led the way with 24 points. Larry Sanders added 19 points and 15 rebounds. The win improves the Bucks to 20-10 on the season. Larry Costello, Don Nelson and now Jim Boylan are the only Bucks coaches in franchise history to win a game in Phoenix. They travel to Portland on Saturday night.
Milwaukee 69 Cleveland State 57
Green Bay 67 Youngstown State 58
Ledgers Get By Omro
Darin Ward scored 14 of his game high 16 points in the first half as St. Mary’s Springs beat Omro 44-36 on Thursday night at the Hutter Gym. David Joslyn and Eric Feldner each had 7 as the Ledgers improved to 11-1 overall and 5-1 in the Flway. SMSA will host Random Lake in a non-conference game on Saturday night.
Fondy Hoops on KFIZ
The Fond du Lac boys basketball team hits the road tonight to Kaukauna. You’ll hear all the action on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ and kfiz.com. Coverage begins at 7:05pm with the Backyard Grill Pregame Show. The tip is set for 7:30pm.
Thursday, January 17th
WLA 58 Mayville 44 – Otterstatter 13 pts, 6 rbs
Laconia 53 North Fond du Lac 23
St. Mary’s Springs 44 Omro 36
KML 64 Lomira 45
Little Chute 56 Ripon 44
CWC 51 Markesan 43
Oakfield 47 Valley Christian 35
Chilton 63 Mishicot 31
Kiel 68 Waupun 62
Campbellsport 32New Holstein 23 – Feucht 8 pts
Oshkosh 9 Waupun 2
Friday, January 18th
Fond du Lac @ Kaukauna
Appleton East @ Oshkosh North
Kimberly @ Neenah
Appleton West @ Appleton North
Oshkosh West @ Menasha
Kiel @ Waupun
New Holstein @ Campbellsport
Kewaskum @ Two Rivers
Kaukauna @ Fond du Lac
KML @ St. Mary’s Springs
Laconia @ WLA
Omro @ North Fondy
Lomira @ Mayville
Two Rivers @ Kewaskum
FVL @ Ripon
Chilton @ Valders
Fond du Lac @ St. Mary’s Springs – 7pm
Fondy-Waupun @ Arrohead – 5:45pm
Saturday, January 19th
Random Lake @ St. Mary’s Springs
Oakfield @ Campbellsport
Reedsville @ Chilton
St. Lawrence @ Hustisford
CWC @ Rio
Oakfield @ Random Lake
Fond du Lac @ Appleton – 8pm
Greendale @ St. Mary’s Springs – 3pm
Waupun @ Beaver Dam – 2pm
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