Sports – Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Fresh off grabbing a share of the Flyway
Conference Boys Basketball Championship,
 Lutheran Academy
 has decided to let go head coach
Jeremiah Hoffmann.  WLA Activities Director Brad Bendix released the
following statement to KFIZ via email.

“Coach Hoffmann will be replaced starting
with this next season.

The decision wasn’t based on one
particular thing.  As I worked with him, I decided to make a change as I
thought it was in the best interest of the basketball program going forward. 

 Jeremiah served WLA well for his 8
plus years here.  He advanced the Boys Program during that time and we are
better for it.  He has been a role model for many young men, including
this year’s fantastic team. He is a good man with a good family.  I wish
him and his family God’s blessings going forward. “

Jeremiah Hoffmann
released the following statement to KFIZ.

“I am thankful
for 15 years of great memories coaching at WLA and proud of all that we have
achieved as a team. I am surprised and disappointed by the AD’s decision.”

The Vikings shared a conference
championship with Omro and advanced to the Regional Final, where they were
defeated by Waupun last Saturday Night.  Hoffmann also led the Vikings to
the 2010 Flyway title.  Those were the school’s only two boys basketball
league titles since 1994. His record was 111 wins and 82 losses Bendix
says that Hoffmann has resigned as head boys golf coach. 


The WIAA Girls Basketball
Tournament gets going this afternoon at the Resch
Center in Green Bay
Today they will play Divisions 3 and 4 semifinals.  With Divisions 5, 2, and 1 playing on
Friday.  All five championship games are
on Saturday.


The WIAA Boys Basketball
Tournament has reached the Sectional across the state.  Locally, Ripon and Waupun will play in West Bend in a Division 3 Sectional
Semifinal.  That tip is set for 7pm


In the FVA, five teams are
still alive.  In Division One,  Oshkosh North plays Appleton West at Oshkosh
West.  Kimberly will face Sheboygan North
@ Whitefish Bay.  In Division Two,
Kaukauna takes on Pulaski in Ashwaubenon and Hortonville matches up with Wausau
East at Merrill.  The Sectional Finals
are set for Saturday night.


A pair of Fond du Lac High School
juniors were named to the All-Fox Valley Association Boys Basketball Team.
Caleb Goldstein and Sam Fredrickson were both given Honorable Mention
Honors.   Garnering 1st Team
All-FVA honors were; Will Chevalier of Kimberly, Jack Flynn of Appleton West,
Ryan Krueger of Hortonville, and Kaukauna’s Jordan McCabe and Adam Smith.  McCabe was the Player of the Year and
Kaukauna’s Mike Schalow was named the Coach of the Year.



The Bucks took down the Miami
Heat 114-108 last night at BMO
Harris Bradley
.  Giannis led the way with 24 points while
Jabari Parker added 23.   The Bucks host New Orleans on Saturday


Marquette advanced to the 2nd round of the Big East
Tournament with a 101-93 win over St. Johns at Madison Square Garden
on Wednesday night.  Henry Ellenson had
27 points and 14 rebounds.  The Golden
Eagles play #5 Xavier tonight.


The Badgers open up Big Ten
Tournament tonight against Nebraska.  The Cornhuskers advanced with an 89-72 win
over Rutgers
Illinois also blew out Minnesota 85-52 last
night.     Coverage begins at 7pm with the tip set for
right around 8pm on KFIZ.


The Houston Texans made the
biggest splash on the 1st day of free agency signing former Denver
QB Brock Osweiler to a 4-year, $72 million dollar contract.   Running Back Matt Forte, who some thought
would be a good fit for the Packers signed with New York Jets.   Linebacker Danny Trevathan, another good fit
for the Packers signed with the Bears.  

The only move the Packers
made was to resign offensive lineman Lane Taylor.


The Brewers scored 3 runs in
the 1st but lost to Kansas
7-5 on Wednesday afternoon.  Wily Peralta gave up six hits and 3 runs in 1
and 2/3 innings of work. Hernan Perez homered for The Crew.   We’ve got Brewers baseball this afternoon on
KFIZ as Milwaukee
takes on the Giants.  Coverage begins at


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