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SportScene13 for Saturday, March 15th

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:24pm
Hoops rule this Saturday on SportScene13. We start down in Madison on championship Saturday for boys basketball, where Thorp claimed the Division 5 championship, while Rice Lake and Blair-Taylor finished fine seasons as runners-up. Then we head to girls hoops, where Regis and Neillsville punched their tickets to next week's state tournament. Click here for all the action on SportScene13!

Packers pick up Peppers to perk up pass pressure

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:24pm
The Green Bay Packers defense has gotten a big jolt from a big name: Eight-time Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers.

Michigan State beats Wisconsin in Big Ten tourney

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 11:24pm
Adreian Payne scored 18 points, Branden Dawson had 14 and No. 22 Michigan State beat No. 12 Wisconsin 83-75 on Saturday to reach the Big Ten tournament championship.

Thorp Wins State Championship; Blair-Taylor Runner-Up

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 5:15pm
Thorp won its first State championship with a 47-40 victory over Green Bay N.E.W. Lutheran in the Division 5 final Saturday. While Dominican became just the sixth program to win three consecutive State championships with a 74-50 win over Blair-Taylor in the Division 4 final

SportScene13 for Friday, March 14th

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 11:25pm
Friday night on SportScene13 we head back down to Madison for boys basketball as Elk Mound and Rice Lake battled in state semifinals. Also hear from Eau Claire Regis as the girls get set for a sectional final match-up with Cameron. Click hear for all the action on SportScene13!

No. 12 Wisconsin runs away from Minnesota, 83-57

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 11:25pm
Ben Brust scored a career-high 29 points and Frank Kaminsky had 12 rebounds to lead No. 12 Wisconsin to an 83-57 rout over Minnesota 83-57 in Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinals.

Elk Mound loses in overtime in state semifinal

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 2:34pm
Lodi and Elk Mound matched each other shot for shot during most of the Friday's division three WIAA State Boys Basketball semifinal, but in the end, the Mounders fell short in overtime, losing 50-47.

SportScene13 for Thursday, March 13th

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:01pm
A jammed packed Thursday of Basketball action! Down at boys state basketball, Thorp and Blair-Taylor advanced to the state championship games on Saturday. While local girls basketball teams were trying to stay alive for next week's state tournament as they battled in sectional semifinals. Click here to see all the action on SportScene13!

Blair-Taylor advances to State Championship!

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:01pm
Blair-Taylor (23-3) advanced to the final following a 47-32 win over Unity in its semifinal. The Wildcats took advantage on an early scoring run to take a 21-6 advantage at the end of the first quarter and never trailed.

Packers bring back TE Andrew Quarless

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 6:45pm
He became the primary tight end after Jermichael Finley was knocked out for the year in October with a neck injury.

Thorp advances to boys basketball state title game

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 5:43pm
It was a nail biter, but Thorp held on to defeat Cochrane-Fountain Ciry 54-52 in the Division 5 state semifinal at the Kohl Center. They will Green Bay NEW Lutheran in the state title game on Saturday at 11:35 am.

Brewers' Gallardo to start 5th straight opener

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 3:36pm
The Brewers announced Thursday that Yovani Gallardo will start his fifth consecutive season opener on March 31 against Atlanta.

Former Regis standout Connor Miller leaving Samford University

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:25pm
Eau Claire Regis Basketball standout Connor Miller has decided to leave the Division 1 Samford Bulldogs located in Birmingham, AL.

DE-LB Mike Neal appears headed back to Packers

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:25pm
Defensive end-linebacker Mike Neal apparently is returning to the Packers.

Angels' split-squad routs Garza, Brewers

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:25pm
David Freese had three hits and Albert Pujols two and a Los Angeles Angels' split squad roughed up Milwaukee starter Matt Garza in a 12-2 win on Wednesday.

Packers legendary QB Bart Starr speaks at Boy Scouts Dinner in Eau Claire

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 9:19pm
Packers legendary quarterback Bart Starr was the guest speaker at the Boy Scouts of America dinner Wednesday night at the Florian Gardens in Eau Claire.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Elk Mound senior basketball players

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:14pm
The 25-1 Elk Mound boys basketball team will take on Lodi in the state semi's on Friday morning. The Mounders sole loss this season taught the team to focus on their defense. Now on an 18 game winning streak, it's the lessons learned from the senior class that have led the way. Jenn Chapman has this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, the Elk Mound seniors.

No. 12 Badgers to follow Milwaukee's lead to NCAAs

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 6:10pm
Coach Bo Ryan doesn't mind that one of his former assistants, Milwaukee's Rob Jeter, officially clinched a trip to the NCAAs first this season.

Thorp, Blair-Taylor hold pep rallies for state-bound basketball teams

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 6:10pm
On Wednesday morning, Blair-Taylor High School and Thorp High School held events for their teams.

Brewers' Braun signs endorsement deal

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 4:51pm
The company based in Orlando, Fla., announced the agreement Wednesday.