Sports – Friday, February 20th, 2015

The Milwaukee Bucks made a
big trade deadline deal on Thursday, sending leading scorer Brandon Knight to
the Phoenix Suns as part of a three team deal. 
The Bucks end up with last year’s rookie of the year, Michael Carter-Williams,
Miles Plumlee, and Tyler Enis. The Bucks open up their post All-Star Game
schedule tonight as they host Denver tonight at
the BMO Harris Bradley
.  The tip is set for 7:30pm.  We’ll join that game in progress tonight
after Fondy basketball on KFIZ.


UW-Milwaukee beat UIC 71-60.
Steve McWhorter had 21.  The Panthers
host Cleveland State on Sunday afternoon.


UW-Green Bay is home
tonight against Cleveland
. That game tips at


The Marian men’s basketball
team heads to #1 seed Aurora
on Saturday for the first round of the NACC Tournament.  The Sabres have dropped five of their last
seven games by 3 points or less but were still able to earn the 8th
and final playoff seed in the conference tournament with a 10-10 record and
11-14 overall mark.  Aurora tied Benedictine for the league
championship at 15-5 in league play. 
They are 18-7 overall.  Aurora swept the season series between the two teams,
taking the game at Marian on January 17th 65-62 and winning at Aurora 80-78 on February 7th.  Saturday’s tip at Aurora is set for 2pm.  The NACC Semifinals are on Wednesday.  We’ll hear from coach Mark Boyle later this
morning at 8:50am on KFIZ.


Dale Earnhardt, Junior and
Jimmie Johnson won the Budweiser Twin Duels in preparation for Sunday’s Daytona


The St.
Mary’s Springs hockey team rallied by Brookfield 4-3 in overtime to advance to
the WIAA Sectional Semifinals on Thursday night at the Blue Line. Anthony Grebe
had a pair of goals and Mark Austin tied it at 3-3 at the 16:05 mark of the 3rd
period.  Conner Blank kept the season
alive with an OT goal.  The Ledgers will
play either U-School or Sheboygan
on Tuesday night in a Sectional Semifinal. 
Those two teams play tonight.


The Fond
du Lac
hockey team advanced to the Sectional Semifinal with a 3-0
win over Homestead
on Thursday night at the Blue Line. Henry Lange, Noah Wilson and Caylen Dyni
scored the Fondy goals.  The Cardinals
will play either Cedarburg or Arrowhead on Tuesday night.  Those two teams will play tonight.


The Fondy-Waupun girls hockey
team lost their playoff opener 5-4 in overtime at Waupaca in Thursday
night.  Callie Tighe had a pair of goals
for the Warbirds.


The St.
Mary’s Springs girls basketball team can grab a share of the Flyway Conference
championship tonight as they host league leader Kettle Moraine Lutheran.  KML is 13-0 in the Flyway while the Ledgers
are 12-1.  St.
Mary’s Springs’ only league loss was at KML 42-40 back on January 20th.  The tip tonight is set for right around
7:30pm.  Ledger coach Mitch Redig joins
me at 8:20am this morning to preview the game.


We’ve got high school boys
basketball tonight on KFIZ as Fond du
heads to Hortonville for an FVA matchup.  The Cardinals ride a two game winning streak
into tonight’s matchup.  Coverage begins
at 7:05pm with the Tim Cruz Agency American Family Insurance Pregame Show.  The tip is set for 7:30pm presented by BCI
Burke Company. The game streams at and you can listen on your mobile
via TuneIn Radio.


Thursday, February 19th

Boys Basketball

St. Mary’s Springs 67 WLA 62
– OT – Cory Nies 19, Will Aird 19

KML 79 North Fond du Lac 50

Laconia 82 Lomira 52

Chilton 55 Manitowoc Lutheran 50

Oakfield @ Green

CWC 68 Pardeeville 49 – Tyler De Young 19

Kohler 58 St. Lawrence 49


Girls Basketball

Hortonville 55 Fond du Lac 41
– Nicole Gietzel 9 pts

Sheboygan Falls 47 Campbellsport 36

New Holstein
@ Kewaskum

Ripon @ Clintonville


Boys Playoff Hockey

St. Mary’s Springs 4
Brookfield 3 – OT

Fond du
3 Homestead 0


Girls Playoff Hockey

Waupaca 5 Fondy-Waupun 4 – OT


Friday, February 20th

Boys Basketball

Fond du Lac @ Hortonville

Campbellsport @ Sheboygan Falls

Two Rivers @ Waupun

Kewaskum @ New Holstein

Ripon @ Appleton Xavier


Girls Basketball

KML @ St. Mary’s Springs

WLA @ Laconia

Fond du Lac
@ Omro

Mayville @ Lomira

St. Mary Central @ Chilton

Waupun @ Two Rivers

CWC @ Oakfield


Saturday, February 21

Boys Basketball

Roncalli @ Chilton

WLA @ Mayville

Beaver Dam Wayland @ St. Lawrence – 3:30pm