Sports : Thursday, 12/1/16
Girls Hockey: Fond du Lac 7, Lakeshore 0
Marian University Women’s Hockey forward Ally Fox was named to the D3Hockey.com team of the week. The freshman had a hand in all three goals scored by the Sabres this past weekend, scoring on a power play and assisting a goal in the first of two games against Concordia-Moorhead and scoring the game’s only goal in the weekend finale against Concordia on Sunday. Fox ranks second on the team with four goals and six points. Marian travels to Adrian this weekend.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders Baseball team announced the schedule for their inaugural season in the Northwoods League in 2017. Fond du Lac will open the campaign on the road at the Madison Mallards on Tuesday, May 30th. Their home opener at the newly renovated Herr-Baker Field on the Marian University Campus will be Thursday, June 1st against Wisconsin Rapids. Game time for the home opener will be at 6:35 pm. The Dock Spiders will play 72 games – 36 home and 36 away – during the upcoming season. Game times will be 1:05 pm on Sundays and 6:35 pm for all other games, except for a June 20th game against Green Bay that begins at 11:35 am and is part of a day/night, home/away doubleheader. The full schedule can be found online at dockspiders.com.
More Badgers football players were given all-conference honors by Big Ten Coaches and Media members, as the offensive awards were announced on Wednesday. Badgers running back Corey Clement and offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk were named first team all-conference selections by conference coaches. While guard Beau Benzschawel and tight end Troy Fumagalli were named to the second team by the coaches. Ramczyk was a first-team honoree by the media, Clement was given second team honors by the media and and Benzschawel and Fumagalli earned 3rd team media honors.
Men’s College Basketball:
NACC: Wisconsin Lutheran 66, Marian 65
Marquette 90, Western Carolina 44
UW-Milwaukee 72, Jacksonville 67
Kansas State 81, UW-Green Bay 60
Big Ten/ACC Challenge:
Indiana 76, North Carolina 67
Virginia 63, Ohio State 61
Louisville 71, Purdue 64
Virginia Tech 73, Michigan 70
Miami 73, Rutgers 61
Clemson 60, Nebraska 58
The ACC wins this year’s challenge with a 9-5 tally. It’s the ACC’s first win in the series since 2008. The league’s tied in both 2012 and 2013.
Major League Baseball says negotiators for baseball players and owners have a verbal tentative agreement on a five-year labor contract. The deal is subject to ratification by both sides. The deal extends the sport’s labor peace to 26 years and was reached about 3 1/2 hours before the expiration of the current agreement.
Sports on the air tonight, the Bucks visit Brooklyn. Pregame coverage at 6:10 on KFIZ. We’ll also join Thursday Night Football in progress as Dallas visits Minnesota. Coverage starts after Bucks postgame on KFIZ.