Sports – Wednesday, October 23rd 2013


The Packers get back on the practice field today as they get
ready for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday Night Football.  The Vikings announced on Tuesday that Josh
Freeman will start for them at quarterback against the Packers.  Sunday’s night’s kickoff is set for 7:30pm on
News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.  


We’re not sure if Mike McCarthy will have an update on tight
end Jermichael Finley when he meets the media today.  Reports say he may be released from the
hospital today.


The Boston Red Sox host St. Louis tonight in Game 1 of the World
Series.  Jon Lester will start for Boston while the Cardinals
start Adam Wainwright.


Tim Lincecum will stay in San Francisco after agreeing to a two-year,
$35 million dollar contract extension.


The Bucks make their annual preseason stop in Green Bay tonight as they play the New York Knicks at the Resch CenterMilwaukee
is winless during the preseason under new head coach Larry Drew.


The high school football playoffs begin on Friday night and
we’ll have a pair of games on the air at Mountain Dog Media.  Right here on KFIZ, Fond
du Lac
makes the trip to Menomonee Falls.  Coverage begins at 6:05pm with the Backyard
Grill Pregame Show.  The game will
kickoff at 7pm.  Jim Bond joins me in the
broadcast booth for the game, which will also stream at  On K107.1-FM, St.
Mary’s Springs hosts Pardeeville in a Division Six first round game.  Coverage begins at 6:40pm with the kickoff
set for 7pm presented by BCI Burke Company. The game streams at

Oakfield’s first 8-man football season will continue.  The WIAA doesn’t sponsor a playoff for the 8-man style of football but does sponsor an 8-man jamboree on November 2nd at DC Everest in Schofield, featuring the top 4 teams from the north and south regions of the state.  At 4-4 , Oakfield didn’t initially qualify, but Madison Abundant Life turned down a bid and Oakfield accepted.  The Oaks will play Bowler/Greschem at 10am that day. 


WIAA Girls Volleyball Playoffs

Division One – Thursday

Oshkosh North @ Fond
du Lac


Division Two – Tuesday

Mayville 3 Omro 0 – At Xavier on Thursday

Waupun 3 North Fondy 0 – host Ripon on Thursday

Ripon 3 Freedom 0 – At Waupun on Thursday

Chilton 3 University
School 1 – @ Plymouth on Thursday

Campbellsport 3 Kewaskum 1 – @ Grafton on Thursday


Division Three – Tuesday

St. Mary’s Springs 3 WLA 0 – host Manty Lutheran on Thursday

Laconia 3 Horicon 0 – @ Deerfield on Thursday

New Holstein 3 Mischicot 0 – host Algoma on Thursday

Oostburg 3 Lomira 0


Division Four – Tuesday

CWC 3 University
0 – @ Heritage
Christian on Thursday

Sevestopol 3 Oakfield 2