Sports – Friday, February 28th, 2014

Brewers Win Cactus League Opener

Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer in his first Spring Training at-bat as the Brewers cruised by Oakland 11-3 on Thursday.  Juan Francisco also hit a pair of solo homers in the win. Marco Estrada gave up two earned runs in two innings to notch the win.  Wily Peralta also pitched two scoreless innings for Milwaukee.  Yovani Gallardo gets the start today for the Brewers as they take on the Giants.  You’ll hear it on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.  Coverage begins at 1:55pm with the first pitch at 2:05pm.


Bucks Fall

Indiana 101 Milwaukee 96 – Knight 23, Middleton 22


College Hoops

Marquette 75Georgetown 73

Green Bay 71 Oakland 63 – Phoenix clinch outright Horizon title

Milwaukee 68 Detroit 62


Fond du Lac senior Michael Wilson will make his junior hockey debut this weekend with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL.  Wilson was drafted by Omaha last year and remained their property.  After Fondy got knocked out of the playoffs last week, the organization called and he will be with the team this weekend during their series in Green Bay against the Gamblers.


The WIAA boys basketball tournament continues tonight with Regional Semifinal action.  St. Mary’s Springs hosts Howards Grove in a Division Four matchup.  You’ll hear it on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.  It streams at and you can listen to it on your mobile device via Tune-In Radio.  Ledger basketball is presented by BCI Burke Company and the playoffs are brought to you by Taco Bell.


Thursday, February 27th

Girls Basketball

Appleton West 43 Fond du Lac 31

St. Mary’s Springs 57 North Fond du Lac 40

WLA 54 Laconia 49 – M. Schwartz 14

Lomira 46 Omro 38

KML 80 Mayville 41

Campbellsport 51 Sheboygan Falls 45

Waupun 54 Two Rivers 40

New Holstein 64 Kewaskum 59

St. Mary’s Centeral 41 Chilton 34

Little Chute 62 Ripon 29

Oshkosh Lourdes 54 CWC 19


WIAA Boys Basketball

Regional Semifinals – Friday, February 28th

Appleton East @ Neenah

Appleton North @ Appleton West

Wisconsin Rapids @ Oshkosh North

Oshkosh West @ Stevens Point

Sheboygan South @ Kimberly


Division Two

Kaukauna @ Pulaski

Menasha @ Seymour


Division Three

Friday, February 28th

Watertown Luther Prep @ Laconia

Columbus @ Ripon

Chilton @ Lux-Casco

WLA @ Ootsburg


Division 4

Howards Grove @ St. Mary’s Springs – on KFIZ


Division 5

Rio @ CWC



Division One – 182

Brady Hanson of Fort Atkinson beat Fond du Lac’s Jason Toshner 6-5. Toshner’s season ends at 37-6.


Division Two – 106

Campbellsport’s Alex Costello had a first round bye and will face Wrightstown’s Michael Bannach Friday morning.


Division Two – 113

Campbellsport’s Bennett Marchant lost to Sparta’s Christian Lamon 13-9.


Division Two – 152

Ripon’s Ben Pulvermacher stopped Lodi’s Casey Persike 18-11 and will face Johnny Chamberlain of Chetek on Friday morning.


Division Two – 195

Ripon’s Brady Jacobson got pinned by Lux-Caso’s  Dan Dorner at 5:18


Division Three – 113

Laconia’s Alec Potter had a first round bye and will face Stratford’s Anthony Glinecki on Friday morning.


Division Three – 120

WLA’s Luke Meihack beat Phil Sersch of Stratford 3-0 and will face Riverdale’s Bradon Roen on Friday morning.


Division Three – 138

Lomira’s Mitch Garriety lost to Shiocton’s Austin Riehl 13-4


Division Three – 145

Laconia’s Zach Coffeen stopped Wyatt Hansen of Boyceville 14-7.  He will face Jared Roen of Riverdale on Friday.  Also Lomira’s Casey Seltrecht had a first round bye and faces Waterloo’s Ben Lincks today.


Division Three – 152

New Holstein’s Cole Fritsch had a first round bye and will face Wyatt Weiller of Auburndale today.


Division Three – 170

Lomira’s Jordan Michael had a first round bye and will face Iowa-Grant’s Brian Halverson on Friday morning.


Division Three – 220

Laconia’s Eli Moses pinned Chant Labino of Clear Lake in 1:50 and will face Chase Nattestad of Westby on Friday morning.


Division Three – 285

Laconia’s Nick Zimmerman was pinned by North Crawford’s Noah Brown in 2:39.