Sports – Saturday, March 8th, 2014

The Marian men’s basketball team nearly shocked the college
basketball world in the first round of the NCAA Division III national tournament.  The Sabres Jeff Harris rimmed out a
three-pointer at the buzzer and fell to #1 ranked UW-Stevens Point 66-64 on
Friday night. Marian led by as many as 11 points in the first half and to a 35-30
into the half.  Cody Velke led the way
with 18 points.  The Sabres season ends
at 22-7.  UW-Stevens Point is 27-1.


Horizon League Tournament at Green

Wright State 75 Oakland 53 – vs. Cleveland State

Millwaukee 74 Valpo 57 – vs. Green


Marquette wraps up their regular season this
afternoon as they host St. Johns at BMO Harris
Bradley Center
.   The Golden Eagles would have to win the Big
East Tournament to make the NCAA Tournament this year.  The Badgers wrap up their regular season on
Sunday night against Nebraska.  A win by the Badgers gets them the #2 seed in
the Big Ten Tournament.


Bucks Fall

New Orleans 112 Bucks 104 – Khris Middleton 25


The Brewers lost to San
6-2 on Friday in Cactus League action. Scooter
Gennett hit a two run homer for Milwaukee.  Matt Garza gave up six hits and three runs in
three innings of work.   The Brewers play the Royals this
afternoon.  Coverage begins at 1:55pm on


The Badger football team began spring practice this week with lots
of new faces on both sides of the ball.  Wisconsin’s annual
Spring Game is set for April 12th.


St. Mary’s Springs rolled by Howards Grove 59-38 in their Regional
Semifinal on Friday night at the Hutter Gym. 
Kelli Schrauth had 23 and Melanie Schneider 17 for the Ledgers as they
improve to 19-3.  The Ledgers host Lake
Country Lutheran tonight.  You’ll hear it
on KFIZ.  Coverage begins at 6:35pm with the
Backyard Grill Pregame Show.  The tip is
set for 7pm.  It’s presented by BCI Burke
Company and Taco Bell.


Girls Basketball Playoff

Division One

Regional Semifinal

Appleton North 54 Fond du Lac 32


Division Three

Regional Semifinals

Waupun 52 Ripon 47 – OT

Oostburg 51 North Fond du Lac 41

Columbus 36 Lomira 31

Chilton 36 Kewaunee 34
Laconia 52 Sheboygan
Falls 33


Regional Finals – Saturday NIght

Laconia @ Waupun – 7pm

Chilton @ Two Rivers – 7pm


Division Four

Regional Semifinal

St. Mary’s Springs 59 Howards Grove 38


Regional Final – Saturday Night

Lake Country Lutheran @ St. Mary’s Springs – 7pm on KFIZ


Division Five

Regional Semifinal

Randolph 35 CWC 31

Sheboygan Christian 52 Oakfield 44


WIAA Boys Basketball Playoffs

Division One 

Sectional Final

Neenah vs. Marshfield
@ Wausau West –

Kimberly vs. Germantown
@ Ashwaubenon – 2pm


Division Three

Sectional Final

Ripon vs. Brown Deer @ Whitefish
– 4pm


Division Four

Sectional Final – Saturday

Oshkosh Lourdes
vs. Whitefish Bay Dominican @ Germantown – 1pm


Division 5

Sectional Final – Saturday

CWC vs. Sheboygan
Lutheran @ Kettle Moraine – 1pm


WIAA State Boys Hockey

Game-7:  Verona
(25-2-2) 1,  Notre Dame (27-2) 0 – Stats
Game-8:  Onalaska (23-3-1) 4, University
of Milw. (21-5-3)
3 Stats
Saturday, March 8 – Championships
Game-10 Verona (25-2-2) vs. Onalaska (23-3-1) – following girls final

WIAA State Girls Hockey

Friday, March 7
Game-1:   Green Bay East Co-op (25-1) 2,
D.C. Everest Co-op (22-5-1) 1 (OT) – Stats
Game-2:   Onalaska Co-op (19-7) 4, River
Falls Co-op (18-9-1) 3 (OT) – Stats
Saturday, March 8 
Game-3:   Green Bay
East Co-op (25-1) vs. Onalaska Co-op (19-7) – Noon

Bay Port and Kaukauna will go at it tonight in
the WIAA State Division OneTeam Wrestling Tournament Final.  The Division Two and Three Semifinals and
Finals are today.