Sports : Friday, 11/10/17
High School Football:
WIAA Division Six State Semifinals:
St. Mary’s Springs vs. Markesan at Slinger HS
–Coverage begins at 6:30 on KFIZ, kickoff at 7pm
Iola-Scandinavia vs. Eau Claire Regis at Stevens Point
–Winners advance to the WIAA D6 State Championship Game next Thursday at Camp Randall Stadium
The Flyway Conference All-Conference Football Teams were released Thursday. Clay Schueffner of St. Mary’s Springs was named the Flyway’s Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year. Winnebago Lutheran’s Grant Manke and Jacob Schrauth from St. Mary’s Springs were named the conference’s Co-Linemen of the Year. See the full Flyway Football All-Conference list in the sports section at KFIZ.com.
The New England Patriots claimed tight end Martellus Bennett off waivers on Thursday, a day after he was cut by the Green Bay Packers for “failing to disclose a physical condition.” He didn’t play in the Packers’ 30-17 loss on Monday to the Detroit Lions after being listed as doubtful for the game. The 30-year-old then sat out practice Wednesday and was listed as having a shoulder injury.
Thursday Night Football:
Seattle 22, Arizona 16
–Russell Wilson threw for 238 yards and two touchdowns, both to tight end Jimmy Graham in the win.
Wisconsin will be without star receiver Quintez Cephus for the rest of the season because of an injured right leg. Coach Paul Chryst says Cephus had surgery this week. He leads the Badgers in receiving yards (501) and touchdown catches (6). The Badgers host Iowa tomorrow at Camp Randall Stadium. Coverage begins at 12:30 on KFIZ, kickoff is set for 2:30.
Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Thursday for public criticism of the officiating in a loss at Cleveland. Kidd made the comments after the 124-119 loss Tuesday night. Milwaukee was called for 31 personal fouls to 18 for Cleveland, and the Cavs attempted 38 free throws. The Bucks visit San Antonio tonight as they look to snap a four game losing streak.