Sports – Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

The St. Mary’s Springs boys
basketball team heads to Sheboygan North tonight for a Division Four Sectional
Semifinal against Howards Grove.   These
two teams met back on December 23rd at Howards Grove with the Tigers
picking up a 64-45 victory.  Our coverage
begins tonight at 6:30pm with the Tim Cruz Agency American Family Insurance
Pregame Show.  The tip is set for 7pm
presented by BCI Burke Company.  The game
streams at and you can listen on your mobile via TuneIn Radio. The
playoffs are presented by Taco Bell.


The Ledger girls continue to get ready for the Division Four
State Semifinals on Thursday night at the Resch
Center in Green Bay
St. Mary’s Springs will take on defending champion Cuba City.  Coverage begins at 6pm with the tip set for 6:35pm
on KFIZ presented by BCI Burke Company. 
The game streams at and you can listen on your mobile via
TuneIn Radio.  The playoffs are brought
to you by Taco Bell.


Fond du Lac
High School
basketball player Brian Luteyn has been named Honorable Mention All-Fox Valley
Association.  Luteyn averaged 10 points
and 5 rebounds per game this season.


A handful of area football players have been selected to
play in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star Game in Oshkosh on July 18thFond
du Lac
High School

offensive lineman Peter Andrew and Waupun slot back Adrian Harmsen were chosen
to play on the North Squad in the Large Schools game.  St. Mary’s
Springs kicker Zach Hintze and fellow Ledger offensive lineman Dominic Belisle
will play on the South Squad in the Small School Game.


UW-Green Bay led most of the game but lost to Valparaiso 54-44 in the Horizon League
Championship Game on Monday night.  Valpo
goes to the NCAA Tournament and at 24-8 UW-Green Bay
must wait to see if they get an NIT bid.


The Marquette men’s
basketball team opens up Big East Tournament play as they take on Seton Hall
tonight at Madison
Square Garden
.  That tip is set for 6pm tonight in New York.


The NAIA Division Two Men’s Basketball Tournament begins
today in Branson, Missouri
Cardinal Stritch plays #13 seed College of the Ozarks tonight at 8pm in
round 1.  Stritch is coached by Fondy
native Drew Diener. Fondy alumi Tony Smit and Laconia’s Tyler Semenas are on the team.  Smit has also been named to the NAIA DII
All-Star Game which will be played March 21st in Kansas City.


The Bucks host Orlando
tonight at BMO Harris Bradley
.  The tip is set for 7pm in Milwaukee


Randall Cobb talked to the media on Tuesday after inking his
4-year, $40 million dollar contract to stay with the Packers.  Cobb says his heart was in Green Bay and he’s happy to be back and to
play in front of the Packer fans.  Right
tackle Brian Bulaga also inked a new deal with the team.  The team also put a restricted free agent tender
on safety Sean Richardson allowing them to match any offer he gets.  They chose not to tender running back DuJuan
Harris, making him an unrestricted free agent.


The Packers did lose one player as cornerback Davon House
has signed on with the Jacksonville Jaguars to the tune of a four-year deal
worth about $6.25 million dollars per season. 
$10 million dollars of that contract is guaranteed.  


In other free agent news, former Packer linebacker AJ Hawk
signed a 2 year deal with the Bengals.  The
Jets have also signed cornerback Darrelle Revis.  Running back Frank Gore signed a deal with the
Colts.  The Saints have traded tight end
Jimmy Graham to Seattle
for center Max Unger and a first round pick.  The Rams trade quarterback Sam Bradford to the
Eagles for QB Nick Foles.


The Brewers picked up their first win of Spring Traning with
a 5-4 win over the Reds.  Kyle Lohse
threw three scoreless innings and Martin Maldonado homered.  The Crew takes on the Giants this afternoon.
Coverage begins at 2:55pm on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.