Sports : Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Girls Golf: WIAA Division 1 regional play at Kaukauna.
Fond du Lac’s Kassidy Kahl finishes tied for 16th with a 104. Gabby Emmer finished 35th with a 121.
Kewaskum/Campbellsport finishes 6th in the team standings with a 429. Alissa Dreher led the team individually, finishing tied for 13th with a 102.
The Wisconsin Badgers play in the “Big House” this Saturday, against the 4th ranked Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor.
Michigan Head Coach Jim Harbaugh says there’s a lot on the line this week and his team is treating the game like a championship atmosphere, like they do every week. Coach Harbaugh is longtime friends with the Chryst family, working with Paul and his brothers and late father, George. Meanwhile, Badgers Wide Receiver Jazz Peavey says, sure, they’re underdogs in this game again. So what? It just gives the Badgers more to play for week in and week out.
the Houston Texans have placed star defensive end J.J. Watt on injured reserve. Watt, who has won Defensive Player of the Year for the past two seasons, missed training camp and Houston’s four preseason games after surgery in July to repair a herniated disk in his back. He started each of the team’s three regular-season games and got hurt again Thursday against the Patriots.
A 3 run home run from Carlos Gomez in the 8th lifted the Texas Rangers to a 8-5 win over the Brewers in Arlington on Wednesday night. Milwaukee led 5-4 entering the 8th, when Elvis Andrus hit a run scoring single to tie the game, then Gomez hit his three run shot to put Texas ahead. Former Brewer Jeremy Jeffress picked up the win in relief for the Rangers. The Brewers are off tonight, they head to Colorado for the final weekend of the regular season beginning Friday.
The Milwaukee Bucks continue training camp on the UW-Madison campus, leading up to their first preseason game on Monday against the Chicago Bulls. Head Coach Jason Kidd says he thinks the Cleveland Cavaliers will easily be the team to beat in the east again. He hasn’t worried much about other teams, because he is focused on getting his team ready Kidd says he expects Jabari Parker to continue to improve this year, and that starts with having a good camp.