Sports – Friday, March 4th, 2016

The Brewers picked up a pair
of wins to open their Cactus League schedule on Thursday.  In Scottsdale,
Chris Carter took Jake Peavy deep for a 2-run homer as Milwaukee beat the Giants 8-7.  In Maryvale, Chase Anderson struck out a pair
in two scoreless innings and Jonathan Lucroy drove in a run as Milwaukee beat the Cubs 2-1.  The Crew takes on Seattle this afternoon with Wily Peralta
getting the start.  Our next radio
broadcast on KFIZ is Saturday when the Brewers play Oakland
That’s a 1:55pm pregame and 2:05pm first pitch on KFIZ.


The Bucks jump back into
action tonight as they host Minnesota.  The tip is set for 7pm.  We’ll join that game in progress after Fondy
basketball on KFIZ.


The Horizon League Men’s
Basketball Tournament gets going on Saturday in Detroit
Green Bay has the #4 seed and will take
on 9th seeded Cleveland
at 11am tomorrow
morning.  5th seed Milwaukee takes on 8 seed Northern
about 1:30pm.  The
league championship game is Tuesday night. 


Marquette goes to Butler
on Saturday in their regular season finale. 
The Big East Tournament on Wednesday at Madison Square


The Badgers wrap up regular
season play on Sunday night at Purdue. 
You’ll hear it on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ. 
Coverage begins at 5:30pm with the tip set for 6:30pm.  The Big Ten Tournament gets going on
Wednesday at Indianapolis.



WIAA State Hockey Tournament

Eau Claire Memorial 5 Antigo 1

Appleton United 6 University School 0

Hudson 4 Onalaska 1

Waukesha 4 Edgewood 2


The WIAA State Gymnastics
Meet gets going today in Wisconsin
.  Waupun
has qualified for the Division Two event for the 1st time in school


WIAA Girls Sectional

The Waupun girls basketball
team advanced to the WIAA Division Three Sectional Final with a 69-50 win over Laconia on Thursday night
in Beaver Dam.  The Warriors jumped out
to a 10-0 lead but then saw Laconia go on a 17-1 run to take a 17-11 lead.  Waupun regrouped to take a 29-24 lead at the
break and never looked back in the 2nd half.  Sydney Flier led Waupun (18-7) with 20
points.  Kiarro Otto and Caitlyn Tipton
paced Laconia
(17-8) with 12 each.  Waupun will face
Milwaukee School of Languages on Saturday afternoon at 1pm at Waukesha South.


Click here for
postgame comments from Laconia coach Chris Morgan


The WIAA boys playoffs
continue tonight with Regional action across the state.  Fond du Lac
will travel to #2 seed and 6th ranked Germantown tonight.   You’ll hear the game on News-Talk 1450.  Coverage begins at 6:30pm with the tip set
for 7pm.  The game will also stream at
or download the TuneIn Radio Ap and search KFIZ to listen on your mobile


Click here for a preview
from Fondy coach Mark Ziebell



WIAA Boys Basketball

Regional Semifinals

Friday, March 4th
– 7pm

Division One

Fond du
@ Germantown 
– on KFIZ

Green Bay East @ Kimberly

Appleton North @ Stevens Point

Eau Claire North @ Neenah

Appleton East vs. Superior
@ Spooner

Hudson @ Oshkosh

Oshkosh West @ Marshfield


Division Two

Green Bay Southwest @ Kaukauna


Division Three

Winneconne @ Ripon

Watertown Luther Prep @ Omro

Laconia @ WLA

Click here for a preview from
WLA coach Jeremiah Hoffmann

Campbellsport @ Waupun

New Holstein
@ Sheboygan Falls


Division Four

St. Mary’s Springs @ Howards Grove

Click here for a preview from
SMSA coach Kyle Krueger


Division Five

Oakfield @ Young Coggs