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The Rockford IceHogs, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks, announced on Tuesday that they have agreed to a one-year AHL contract with last season’s team captain Jake Dowell.
UW-Eau Claire head coach Leslie Huntington wins WIAC Coach of the Year while Blugolds shortstop Evie Schaller wins WIAC Position Player of the Year for the 2016 season.
The Green Bay Packers signed safety Marwin Evans. The signing was announced Tuesday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations.
Stephen Curry is the first unanimous NBA MVP, earning the award for the second straight season.
SportScene 13 for Monday, May 9th, 2016 includes a trifecta of prep baseball highlights from the Dunn St. Croix (Durand vs. Elk Mound), Dairyland (Eleva-Strum vs. Eau Claire Immanuel) and Western Cloverbelt (Stanley-Boyd vs. Altoona) as well as a couple softball games pitting Rice Lake vs. Menomonie and Eleva-Strum vs. Eau Claire Immanuel.
We also hit the links for an 18-hole Cloverbelt boys golf meet at the Eau Claire Country Club and visit the pitch as Eau Claire North hosted Menomonie in girls soccer.
Also, Eau Claire Memorial senior Ally Bushendorf signs her National Letter of Intent to play both volleyball and softball at St. Cloud Community and Technical College.
Jose Fernandez pitched well enough to overcome a teammate's home run that was negated due to a base running blunder, and the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Monday night.
Second-round draft pick Jason Spriggs has signed his rookie contract with the Green Bay Packers.
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's softball team fought to the end, but eventually fell 2-1 in a marathon thirteen inning game in the WIAC tournament final against the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Sunday afternoon at Gelein Field.
Jonathan Lucroy greeted Ross Ohlendorf with a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning, then caught Billy Hamilton stealing for the final out as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 Sunday for their second straight come-from-behind win.
Jose Quintana pitched seven innings of one-run ball and Austin Jackson hit a go-ahead double in the fifth to lead the White Sox over the Minnesota Twins 3-1 Sunday for Chicago's fourth series sweep this season.
Bruce Boudreau has agreed to terms to coach the Minnesota Wild.
SportScene 13 for Saturday, May 7th, 2016 includes day two highlights and reaction from the WIAC Softball Championship at Gelein Field as UW-Whitewater and UW-Eau Claire advance to Sunday's title game. We also have a pair of prep softball games highlighted as Eau Claire Memorial hosted Holmen and Altoona welcomed Ellsworth to Cinder City Park.
Elsewhere, girls soccer was on full display this weekend at the UW-Eau Claire Spring Classic. Featured games include Sheboygan North vs. Eau Claire Memorial, Kimberly vs. Eau Claire North and Rhinelander vs. River Falls.
Aaron Hill hit a grand slam in Milwaukee's seven-run 10th inning for his third homer of the game, and the Brewers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 13-7 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night.
Todd Frazier doubled and homered in support of Chris Sale, who survived a rocky start to become the first seven-game winner in the majors, as the Chicago White Sox rallied for a 7-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
A busy day on the diamond as the top baseball teams in the Big Rivers, Cloverbelt west and Dairyland were in action on Friday. Plus, the WIAC softball tournament starts at Gelein Field in Eau Claire. We also have great soccer action as undefeated Eau Claire Memorial battles defending state champions DC Everest. Click here to see all the action on SportScene 13.
SportScene 13 for Thursday, May 5th, 2016 is full of thrilling prep baseball finishes as Eau Claire Memorial and Chippewa Falls went to the wire at Carson Park, Eau Claire Regis took Altoona to extra innings, while Elk Mound and Boyceville got matched up in a pitchers duel. In prep softball, Chippewa Falls' BRC winning streak came to an end at 83 games and Eau Claire Memorial swept Menomonie in a doubleheader at Gelein Field.
Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer during his latest big game against Milwaukee, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Brewers 9-5 on Thursday night even though their bullpen extended its historically bad streak of allowing runs.
Green Bay Packers star linebacker Clay Matthews was in the Chippewa Valley Thursday evening speaking at the Boy Scouts Leadership dinner.
SportScene 13 for Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 includes a rare Wednesday night high school baseball game as rivals McDonell Central and Eau Claire Regis duel on the diamond. We also preview this weekend's WIAC Softball Championship hosted by regular season champions, UW-Eau Claire. Finally, we check in at Chippewa Falls High School where 10 athletes signed intentions to play Division III sports.
Mike Trout had an RBI triple and sparked a four-run eighth inning with a solo homer, and the Los Angeles Angels avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Thursday.