KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 8/20/19
High School Sports:
St. Mary’s Springs picked up four wins at the Bay Port Invitational on Monday as they competed against Mukwonago, Kenosha St. Joe’s and Eau Claire Regis. Grace Meyer (#4 singles), and the #1 doubles team (Samantha Brannen & Haley Franz), #2 doubles team (Maeve Ahern and Kate Stone) and the #3 doubles team (Victoria Gaertig and Libby Pierret) all picked up their wins against opponents from Kenosha St. Joe’s
Major League Baseball:
St. Louis 3, Milwaukee 0
–Yasmani Grandal hit a ground-rule double in the eighth inning to break up a combined no-hitter for the Cardinals – as the Brewers took the loss Monday night in St. Louis. Grandal’s double was the only hit of the game for Milwaukee, which has lost four of its last six games. Dakota Hudson tossed six & ⅔ no-hit innings, with seven strikeouts to pick up the win. Zach Davies took the loss in his return from the injured list – allowing two runs on three hits in five innings of work. Game two is tonight – Gio Gonzalez starts for Milwaukee against Michael Wacha from St. Louis. Coverage starts at 6:10, first pitch at 6:45 on KFIZ.
San Diego 3, Cincinnati 2
Washington 13, Pittsburgh 0
Chicago White Sox 6, Minnesota 4
Houston 5, Detroit 4
Kansas City 5, Baltimore 4
Minor League Baseball:
Peoria 5, Wisconsin 4
Burlington 5, Beloit 3 (10 Innings)
Badger football player Quintez Cepuhs is again a student at UW Madison.The university announced Monday that Cephus has been reinstated, effective immediately. Cephus was acquitted on charges of sexual assault. A press release from the UW quotes Chancellor Rebecca Blank, who said her “decision is based on the availability of substantial new information” not brought out during an earlier review. Blank said she recognizes some people will disagree with the decision. U-W Athletics released a statement Monday as well, saying Cephus has rejoined the football program and that they are working through eligibility issues before he is allowed to play in a game.
The Wisconsin Badgers football team finds itself ranked in the Top 25 of the Preseason Associated Press College Football Poll. The poll that was released Monday has the Badgers at #19 in the rankings. The Badgers are one of seven Big Ten teams ranked in the poll – six of which fall in the top 20. Ohio State is the highest-ranked, sitting at number five. Michigan is seventh, Penn State 15th, Michigan State 18th, Iowa 20th and Nebraska 24th. Northwestern and Minnesota are in the “Others Receiving Votes” category.
Defending National Champion Clemson is atop the preseason rankings. The Tigers received 52 first place votes to start the season #1 for the first time in school history. Alabama got 10 first place votes to take the #2 spot. Georgia and Oklahoma round out the top four.
The College Football season officially begins Saturday as #8 Florida plays Miami (FL) in Orlando.
Ripon College has announced that Men’s Basketball coach Ryan Kane will take over as the school’s Director of Athletics. Kane will continue his duties as men’s basketball coach in addition to working as Athletic Director.