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Badgers women's hockey: Gophers enter series with 13-game winning streak against UW

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 4:00am
When you lose 13 straight times to the same rival, a couple of knee-jerk reactions come to life.

Frost, William Dodge "Bill" "Frosty"

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 2:30am
MADISON - William Dodge "Bill" "Frosty" Frost peacefully passed away on Nov. 18, 2014, at age 80. Bill lived his entire life in Madison.

Bucks: Big second quarter spurs victory over Timberwolves

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:15pm
MILWAUKEE — Brandon Knight scored 14 points, O.J. Mayo and John Henson each had 12 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their 14th straight loss, 98-84, on Friday …

Prep boys basketball: McFarland edges Whitewater

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:15pm
Senior guard Chad Herbst hit a tiebreaking layup with 12 seconds remaining and, following a tie up on the ensuing possession, junior forward Ben Rounds hit two free throws with 6 seconds to go…

Prep girls basketball: Elizabeth Norregaard leads Middleton girls in romp past Beloit Memorial

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:15pm
Senior guard Elizabeth Norregaard scored 26 points to lead the Middleton girls basketball team to a 91-33 win over visiting Beloit Memorial on Friday night.

Prep sports: Right kind of loss helps Madison La Follette wrestlers win

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:15pm
Salim Danso made sure a loss meant a victory for the Madison La Follette wrestling team on Friday.

Prep boys basketball: Myles Thomas, Monona Grove outlast Milton

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:15pm
Junior guard Myles Thomas scored a team-high 16 points, and the host Monona Grove boys basketball team made a second-quarter surge stand up in a 70-61 Badger South Conference victory over Milt…

Badgers men's hockey: Late lead lost in tie to No. 5 BU

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:15pm
When Mike Eaves left the Kohl Center late Friday night, the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey coach was determined to embrace the splendid things he’d seen.

Prep boys basketball: Sun Prairie catches fire late to give coach Jeff Boos his 200th career victory

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:00pm
As victories go, Jeff Boos’ 200th as Sun Prairie boys basketball coach wasn’t easy.

Badgers wrestling: Connor Medbery, Isaac Jordan help spark victory over Northwestern

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:00pm
EVANSTON, Ill. — Connor Medbery won the marquee bout with a late escape and the University of Wisconsin defeated Northwestern 30-16 in a Big Ten Conference wrestling match Friday night.

USHL: Capitols blow two-goal lead, lose in shootout

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:00pm
MUSKEGON, Mich. — A fast start wasn’t enough Friday night as the Madison Capitols lost a 5-4 decision in a shootout to the Muskegon Lumberjacks in a United States Hockey League game at L.C. Wa…

Prep boys basketball: Nick McGlynn solid work late sends Stoughton past Fort Atkinson

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:45pm
The senior forward scores 12 of his 16 points in the second half, including the Vikings' final six points.

Badgers football: Defensive line and outside linebackers coach from Pitt poised to join Chryst

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 9:30pm
The staff being assembled by new University of Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst is gradually taking shape, but it’s also apparently in a state of flux.

Slacktivists #redefine service -- Isabel Brama

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:00pm
I read with great interest Dana Milbank’s column in Saturday's State Journal, "America's Slacktivist generation needs true service." The idea of volunteering abroad has appealed to me greatly …

Climate should be top priority -- Mike Neuman

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:00pm
The article in Monday’s State Journal “Budget deficit among obstacles” listed the major issues facing the Wisconsin Legislature this session. But it missed what is arguably the most urgent thr…

More peaceful world is the goal -- Wayne Alden

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:00pm
We are experiencing a lot of violence in our world lately with the despicable murders of two New York City police officers. A terrorist attacked a coffee shop in Sydney, Australia, killing inn…

A poetic plea for the You Toon -- John Voeltner

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:00pm
To the Journal I went for You Toon,

Madison police see fewer gunshot reports after violent end to year

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:45pm
Two weeks after a flurry of gunfire reports across Fitchburg and Madison put authorities on edge, the cities' streets have quieted down.

Tech and Biotech: CES honors wearable designed by Design Concepts; Epic readies for DOD bid; startups land funding

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:00pm
Design Concepts came up with the look for the AmpStrip, the size of a Band-Aid, made by FitLinxx to monitor heart rate.

Patrick Durkin: Sweet 'Lucky' black cat just might be a killer

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:00pm
A black cat hangs out by our home at the edge of town, patrolling our perimeter, sitting on our sills, and lounging on our porch and gazebo.