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Tyler Duffey pitched seven scoreless innings, Eddie Rosario drove in three runs and the Minnesota Twins won their first road series of the season with a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse baseball team captured the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championship (presented by Culver's) with a 14-5 victory over UW-Whitewater Sunday afternoon at Copeland Park. The Eagles, ranked fourth on this week's D3baseball.com Top-25 Poll, improve to 34-8 overall while the Warhawks, ranked 15th in the nation, drop to 29-14. The 34 overall wins for UWL are tied for second in single-season school history. The Eagles also won 34 games in 2012 while winning a school record 36 games in 2015.
Derek Norris and Melvin Upton Jr. hit back-to-back solo homers in the top of the 12th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to an 8-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
SportScene 13 for Saturday, May 14th, 2016 includes a Carson Park doubleheader featuring Eau Claire Memorial vs. D.C. Everest and Eau Claire North vs. Shakopee (MN). Also in action on the baseball diamond was Chippewa Falls on the road at Stevens Point. On the softball field, Chippewa Falls kicks off its home tournament at Caper Park against Kaukauna and Rice Lake takes on La Crosse Central.
Juan Centeno took Corey Kluber deep for his first major league homer, Ervin Santana allowed one run in six innings and the Minnesota Twins ended an eight-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
Junior Guerra pitched six innings of two-hit ball to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 on Friday night.
Great action from the diamond on this Friday edition of SportScene 13. In prep baseball, Eau Claire North and Memorial battle at Carson Park. Plus, Dunn-St.Croix leader Durand hosts Cloverbelt West champs Altoona and McDonell looks for a conference win over Cadott. On the softball diamond, Heart O'North leader Bloomer faces Dunn-St.Croix's top team Elk Mound. We also hear from Rice Lake's Henry Ellenson from the NBA Draft Combine and preview the big Tower Ridge Open disc golf event as well. Click to see it all on SportScene 13!
This weekend the Chippewa Valley will host some of the best disc golf player in the state.
Two Olympic gold medalists from Russia denied doping Friday, a day after they were named in a newspaper report detailing state-sponsored cheating at the 2014 Sochi Games.
James Shields had a season-high nine strikeouts in seven innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire golfer Brady Hanson (Jr.-Woodbury, MN/East Ridge) completed round three of the NCAA Division III National Championships on Thursday, turning in a score of 80.
A busy Thursday of sports action includes Altoona baseball looking to clinch the Cloverbelt West title against Thorp. Also on the baseball diamond Eau Claire Regis faces Osseo-Fairchild and Immanuel duels with Whitehall. On the softball diamond, Chippewa Falls travels to Menomonie, Eau Claire North hosts Superior and Altoona takes on undefeated Thorp.
Finally on the soccer pitch, the states top team Eau Claire Memorial faces Rice Lake.
Click to see all the action on SportScene 13!
SportScene 13 for Wednesday, May 11th, 2016: Hear from UW-Eau Claire golfer Brady Hanson after he made the cut at the NCAA Div. III National Tournament, plus three Eau Claire Regis athletes signed letters of intent to play in college next year.
Max Scherzer struck out 20 batters, matching the major league record for a nine-inning game as he pitched the Washington Nationals past the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Wei-Yin Chen tied a career high with 12 strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings to help the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Wednesday night.
It's been quite a year for UW-Eau Claire's Brady Hanson. The junior golfer was a semifinalist for the Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year award, was named to the Division III Central All-Region team and qualified for the national tournament taking place this week. Andrew Lovelette has his story in this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week.
The date has been set for the 2018 NFL Super Bowl to be played in Minneapolis.
A man who's found lots of success in baseball is taking steps toward defeating a deadly disease. But the future wasn't always so promising for Nolan Fadness. WEAU's Bob Gallaher shows how a community joined in to help "Nolan's Rally."
Rain didn't put a stop to the local sports scene and SportScene 13 was there weathering the elements along with area athletes, gathering highlights from nine games in all for your viewing pleasure!
On the diamond, Eau Claire North welcomed Rice Lake to Carson Park in Big Rivers play, while in the Western Cloverbelt, leaders Altoona squared off against Cadott and Eau Claire Regis took on Thorp.
In the circle, Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire North finished their doubleheader from one week ago, Thorp traveled to Gelein Field to take on Eau Claire Regis and Altoona met Cadott.
Also, the new top ranked team in Division 1 girls soccer, Eau Claire Memorial plays BRC rival Chippewa Falls and on the track, Memorial, North, Regis and Altoona compete in the Eau Claire Intracity meet.
In the college ranks, the WIAC announced its season ending softball awards, with UW-Eau Claire well represented as head coach Leslie Huntington was named coach of the year and junior shortstop Evie Schaller named co-position player of the year.
Jonathan Villar got two hits, stole two bases and scored twice, and the Milwaukee Brewers won their rematch Tuesday night against Adam Conley, beating the Miami Marlins 10-2.