Sports : Friday, 11/18/16

Girls High School Basketball:

North Fond du Lac 53, Ripon 47

Campbellsport 66, Mayville 57

Laconia 46, Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah 38

Central Wisconsin Christian 40, Random Lake 37

Hustisford 71, Oakfield 61

Chilton 43, Manitowoc Lutheran 40

WIAA State Football Championships in Madison:

Division 7: Edgar 36, Shullsburg 6

Division 6: Eau Claire Regis 27, Darlington 14

Division 5: Amherst 38, Cedar Grove-Belgium 35

Division 4: St. Croix Central 49, River Valley 28

The championship games continue today with Division 3, 2 and 1. Action begins at 10am.

The Marian men’s hockey team hosts #1 ranked and defending NCAA Division III National Champion UW-Stevens Point tonight at the Blue Line Family IceCenter.  Last season the Sabres and Pointers played to a 3-3 draw in Stevens Point.   The puck drops at 7pm.  Marian wraps up their two game homestand on Saturday night when they host UW-Superior in another non-conference tilt.  The puck also drops at 7pm on Saturday night.  Both matches will be video streamed live on the Marian Sports Network at

The Marian men’s basketball team travels to Waverly, Iowa for the Buzz Levick Tournament hosted by Wartburg College this weekend. The Sabres and host Knights will tip off at 8pm on Friday night.  #21 UW-Oshkosh plays Iowa Wesleyan in the other semifinal matchup at 6pm. The losers play at 2pm and winners at 4pm on Saturday.  The Sabres dropped their season opener last Tuesday night 74-54 to Beloit at the Sadoff Gym.

Men’s College Basketball:

Badgers bounce back with a 69-51 win over Chicago State. Vitto Brown with 12 points to lead Wisconsin. The Badgers head to Maui for the Maui Invitational. Their first game of the tournament is Monday against Tennessee. Pregame coverage at 12:30 pm on KFIZ.

Michigan 79, Marquette 61. Luke Fischer had 19 to lead the Golden Eagles.

Women’s College Basketball:

Lawrence 51, Marian 48.

#1 Notre Dame 71, UW-Green Bay 67.

NBA: Bucks lose in Miami 96-73, Giannis Antetokounmpo & Tony Snell each with 14 points for Milwaukee. The Bucks host Golden State on Saturday night.

Thursday Night Football, Carolina 23, New Orleans 20. Carolina led 23-3 at the end of the 3rd quarter and held off a furious 4th quarter rally by New Orleans.

Angels center fielder Mike Trout is the American League MVP for the second time in three years after batting .315 with 29 home runs, 100 RBIs and 30 steals. Trout received 19 of 30 first-place votes in becoming the first MVP from a losing team since Alex Rodriguez for Texas in 2003. Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts finished second in the balloting, followed by Houston second baseman Jose Altuve

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is the National League MVP in just his second full season, making him the sixth player to win the award just a year after being named the Rookie of the Year. Bryant hit .292 with 39 home runs and 102 RBIs for the World Series champs to become the first MVP from the Cubs since Sammy Sosa in 1998. Bryant received 29 of 30 first-place votes, runner-up Daniel Murphy of Washington picked up the other first-place vote and Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager was third.