Sports – Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

The Packers get back on the
practice field today as they get ready for the New England Patriots coming to
town on Sunday.  New
is 9-2 while the Packers sit at 8-3.  Sunday’s game kicks off at 3:25pm with
pregame coverage set for 1pm on KFIZ. 


The Badger football team
hosts Minnesota
on Saturday with the Big Ten West Division crown on the line.   The kickoff is set for 2:30pm with pregame
coverage set for 12:30pm on KFIZ.


Badger running back Melvin
Gordon is a finalist for the Doak Walker and Maxwell Awards.  The Doak Walker is given annually to the
nation’s top running back.  The Maxwell
Award is given to college football’s top player.


Bucks stopped a two game
losing skid with a 98-86 win over Detroit at the
BMO Harris Bradley
. Brandon Knight
had 20 and Jabari Parker 14 for Milwaukee.  The Bucks are back in action tonight as they
travel to Minnesota.


UW-Green Bay edged Evansville 64-62 at the Gulf Coast Showdown in Florida on Tuesday.  Kiefer Sykes had 20 points to lead the PhoenixGreen Bay will
play Florida Gulf Coast
tonight at 7:30pm.


The Badgers will play
Alabama-Birmingham in the 1st round of the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas on tonight.  Coverage begins at 5pm with the tip set for
6pm on KFIZ.  Wisconsin will also play games on
Thanksgiving and on Friday.


UW-Milwaukee will play Oral
Roberts this afternoon in Las Vegas
at the MGM Grand Main Event.  The tip is
set for 3pm central.


Women’s College Hoops

Marian 54 Ripon 49


The St. Mary’s Spring hockey
team dropped their season opener to 10th ranked Milwaukee University
5-3 on Tuesday
night at the Blue Line.  Brady Sarauer
scored a pair of goals and Conner Blank had a pair of assists for the
Ledgers.  They will travel to Fox Cities
next Tuesday.


Tuesday, November 25th

Boys Basketball

Kiel 63 WLA 61 – Will Aird 20 pts for Vikes

49 North Fond du Lac 38

Lomira 57 Horicon 45

Sheboygan Falls 69 Chilton 51

Brillion 68 New Holstein 60

CWC @ Cambria-Friesland – ppd

Omro 45 Ripon 44


Girls Basketball

Waukesha Catholic Memorial 52
Fond du Lac 51 – OT Nicole Gietzel & McKensey Hendrix 13

St. Mary’s Springs 68 New
Holstein 30 – Kelli Schrauth 20 Melanie Schneider 12

Fond du Lac
Campbellsport 33 – Brook Scott 18 pts for NFDL

Laconia 53 Berlin

Chilton 49 Sheboygan Falls 46 – OT

Waupun 60 Winneconne 39

Markesan 49 Oakfield 25

CWC 43 Cambria-Friesland 16

Kewaskum 29 Ripon 27


Boys Hockey

U-School 5 St. Mary’s
Springs 3


Fond du Lac boys swimming and diving team was 2nd
to Sheboygan North in a three team triangular that also included Kiel.  The Cardinals won six of 12 events.
Riley Pankratz who won 4
events: 200 Medley Relay (with Cannon Lock, Ben Kimball, and Andrew
Lepien)  1:50.11, 100 free:  51.69 (career best),   100
Back:  1:00.60, 400 free Relay (with Kimball, Ben Stoffel-Murray, Abe
Stoffel-Murray)  3:43.68.  Ben
Stoffel-Murray: 2nd in
200 free  2:02.30, 1st in
500 free 5:37.51  (1st Varsity
Meet), Chase Ciske:  1st in
diving in 145.40 – Letter score and best by 83.15 points.