Author Archives: Rick Thomas

Bucks:  2 Games in 2 Nights… 2 Wins

Bucks:  2 Games in 2 Nights… 2 Wins

The Milwaukee Bucks’ latest winning streak has reached five after a 108-97 win over the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors.  Khris Middleton scored 22 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points, 19 rebounds and eight assists as the Bucks ran their record to 50-and-8.  Maybe the Milwaukee players were tired in the second of back-to-back…Read more »

Middleton’s 40 Leads the Way as Bucks Prevail in OT 137-134

Middleton’s 40 Leads the Way as Bucks Prevail in OT 137-134

Khris Middleton scored the last nine points of the game for Milwaukee and the Bucks hold on to beat Washington in overtime Monday 137-134.  Middleton finished the game with 40 points, including a 3-pointer and two clutch free throws in the final 30 seconds.  The Wizards’ Bradley Beal followed up a 53-point explosion in Sunday’s…Read more »

Badgers Claim 8th WCHA Title

Badgers Claim 8th WCHA Title

The Wisconsin women’s hockey team scored two goals in the final minute to earn a 5-5 tie at Minnesota-Duluth, locking down the Badgers’ eighth WCHA regular-season title.  Senior Abby Roque scored a pair of goals while junior Daryl Watts took the draw point from the host team. Watts set a U-W school record with her…Read more »

Badgers Basketball Wins 4th Straight, Beating Rutgers 79-71

Badgers Basketball Wins 4th Straight, Beating Rutgers 79-71

The Badgers men’s basketball team earned their fourth victory in a row yesterday, beating Rutgers 79-71 . Forward Micah Potter came off the bench to score 18 points and claim nine rebounds in the win. Potter hit six-of-eight shots, including four 3-pointers.  The Badgers were 11-of-22 from outside the arc.  Nate Ruevers and Brevin Pritzl…Read more »

Bucks Freeze Pistons in the Motor City

Bucks Freeze Pistons in the Motor City

The Milwaukee Bucks continued their winning ways with a 126-106 rout of the Pistons Thursday night in Detroit.  Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 16 rebounds, hitting 13 of 18 from the field while playing just under 32 minutes with the game well in hand by intermission. The Bucks led 70-41 at halftime and by…Read more »

Bucks Return to the Court in Detroit

Bucks Return to the Court in Detroit

The NBA season resumes tonight in Detroit for the Milwaukee Bucks .  The team has the league’s best record of 46-and-8 as it returns from the All-Star break.  The Bucks last game was a 118-11 loss to Indiana last Wednesday.  Giannis Antetokounmpo didn’t play following the birth of his son but he’ll be back on…Read more »

Brewers Spring Training Workouts Continue in Arizona

Brewers Spring Training Workouts Continue in Arizona

Milwaukee Brewers spring training continues at American Family Fields of Phoenix.  Many players are seeing live pitching in batting practice for the first time since last fall.  Pitchers Josh Lindblom, Adrian Houser, Eric Lauer, Shelby Miller and Ray Black were throwing to hitters Wednesday.  There are live batting practice sessions scheduled for today and tomorrow…Read more »

No. 4 Warhawks Clinch Outright WIAC Title

No. 4 Warhawks Clinch Outright WIAC Title

The No. 4 ranked UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team shot 58.3 percent from the field in the fourth quarter and made 7-of-10 free throws in the period last night at Kachel Gymnasium to close out a thrilling 75-71 victory over UW-Oshkosh to earn sole possession of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season championship, the ninth…Read more »

Local Prep Basketball Scores

Local Prep Basketball Scores

In boys’ high school basketball action last night…. A missed three-point shot at the buzzer led to a Lakeside Lutheran being edged by Lodi, 56-53. Jefferson over Big Foot, 70-56 Lake Mills defeated Columbus, 75-56 Milton topped Watertown, 76-70.Read more »