Sports – Saturday, January 5th, 2012

Packers Host Vikings Tonight

The Packers welcome Minnesota to Lambeau Field tonight for an NFC Wild Card round playoff game.  After rolling up 210 yards at Lambeau earlier this season and 199 last week, the Vikings look to pull off the upset and advance to the Division Round.  Green Bay will have Charles Woodson back on defense have missing over half the year with a broken collar bone.  They may also have all of their receivers back after various guys were hurt most of the season as well.  Randall Cobb says he’s 100% after missing last week with an ankle injury.  Jordy Nelson will try and play with a knee injury.  Coverage begins tonight at 5pm.  The kickoff at Lambeau is set for 7pm on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.


NFL Playoff


4pm – Cincinnati @ Houston

7pm – Minnesota @ Green Bay


12noon – Indianapolis @ Baltimore

3:25pm – Seattle @ Washington


Reid to KC…Kelly To Browns?

Former Eagles coach Andy Reid is the new head coach in Kansas City.  GM Scot Pioli was also fired and Packers front office man John Dorsey is a candidate to fill that role for the Chiefs. reports that Oregon’s Chip Kelly is close to becoming the new head coach of the Cleveland Browns.


Badgers Frederick Skips Senior Year

Badger junior center Travis Frederick announced on Friday that he will skip his senior season and enter the NFL Draft.


Cotton Bowl

Texas A&M 41 Oklahoma 13


Bucks Blow Big Lead

The Milwaukee Bucks blew an 18 point lead and fell to the Houston Rockets 115-101 on Friday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Brandon Jennings paced the Bucks with 16.  James Harden had 29 and former Buck Carlos Delfino 22 for the Rockets.   Houston had 28 points off of 25 Bucks turnovers on the night.  The Bucks drop to 16-15 on the season. 


Women’s College Hoops

UW-Fond du Lac 48 UW-Barron County 46 – Amber Tasso: 20 points, 16 rebounds


Rockets End Cardinal Streak

Neenah ended the Fond du Lac boys basketball team’s five game win streak with a 52-35 win at the Acuity Fieldhouse on Friday night.  Fondy raced out to a 15-8 lead at the end of the first quarter but after that it was all Rockets.  Neenah outscored Fondy 44-20 over the final three quarters to notch the win.  Logan Wendt and Robert Windsor each had 9 for Fondy.  Matt Heldt had 21 for Neenah.   Neenah improves 10-2 overall and leads the FVA with an 8-1 record. .  Fondy drops to 7-4 on the season and 5-4 in league play.  The Cardinals will travel to Appleton West next Friday night. 


Friday, January 4th

Boys Basketball

Neenah 52 Fond du Lac 35

Kimberly 52 Oshkosh West 39

Oshkosh North 52 Kaukauna 49

Appleton East 38 Appleton West 37

Appleton North 60 Menasha 39

Waupun 69 New Holstein 65

Campbellsport 45 Kiel 39

Kewaskum 42 Sheboygan Falls 39

Laconia 61 KML 53


Girls Basketball

Fond du Lac 39 Neenah 37

Lomira 47 Wisconsin Dells 39

Waupun 30 New Holstein 24

Montello @ CWC

Waupaca 58 Ripon 21

Chilton 37 Roncalli 36

Markesan 45 Oakfield 27


Boys Hockey

Fond du Lac 9 Waupun 5

Sheboygan 7 St. Mary’s Springs 4


Girls Hockey

Brookfield 5 Fondy-Waupun 0


SMSA-CWC Hoops Time Change

Due to the Packers vs. Vikings playoff game…St. Mary’s Springs and Central Wisconsin Christian have moved up the start times to their boys and girls games at SMSA Saturday. Here’s the new start times.  Freshmen get going at 9am.  JV Boys 12:30, JV Girls 2:15, Varsity girls 4:00, Varsity Boys 5:45

Saturday, January 5th

Boys Basketball

WLA @ Fox Valley Lutheran – 3:30pm

CWC @ St. Mary’s Springs – 5:45pm

Laconia @ Markesan

Ripon @ Lomira

New Holstein @ Howards Grove

Campbellsport @ Mayville


Girls Basketball

CWC @ St. Mary’s Springs – 4pm


Boys Hockey

Fond du Lac @ Wisconsin Rapids – 4pm

St. Mary’s Springs @ Arrowhead – 6:30pm