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Pitchers, seniors lead Craig softball into 2015 season
The Cougars, who are scheduled to open their season at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday against Beloit Memorial at the Janesville Youth Sports Complex, have three viable sophomore pitchers at their disposal, and coach Dan Bayreuther plans to use them all.
With Dekker and Kaminsky, Badgers have fighting chance
With Dekker and Kaminsky, Badgers have fighting chance
Wisconsin gets a Final Four rematch with Kentucky at approximately 7:49 p.m. Central time Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Stricker, out since December, plans return at Masters
Stricker, out since December, plans return at Masters
Steve Stricker intends to play the Masters next week, his first competition since back surgery four months ago.
Brewers devising plan to ration Ramirez's playing time
Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez was planning to meet with manager Ron Roenicke sometime over the next few days to try and map out a general plan for how much the soon-to-be 37-year-old will play this season.
Sophomores, guards dominate all-area boys team
The 2014-15 season will be known as the “Year of the Sophomore.” And while we take a moment to congratulate those who deserve kudos for their fine seasons, it's hard not to also be excited about what's to come.
Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak
Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak
Fears that Mercedes would dominate the 2015 Formula One season were swept aside in a flash of Ferrari red on Sunday as a tearful Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Brewers whittling down spring squad for opening day
Several meetings already have been conducted in the Brewers' conference room at Maryvale Baseball Park to discuss the pros and cons of candidates for the final spots on the roster.
Montoya holds off Power to give Penske 1-2 sweep at St. Pete
Montoya holds off Power to give Penske 1-2 sweep at St. Pete
After the four Penske drivers led every on-track session through the streets of St. Petersburg and qualified 1-2-3-4, the only question was which Penske driver would end the weekend celebrating in victory lane.
Ted Peck: Walleye action on Rock River set to heat up
Ted Peck: Walleye action on Rock River set to heat up
The next 10 days will offer some of the best walleye action of the entire year on the Rock River as the entire adult population of marble-eyes is moving upstream to spawn.
Hamlin makes late pass, holds on to win
Hamlin makes late pass, holds on to win
Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and ended Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. It was his fifth victory on NASCAR's oldest, smallest circuit.

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Pitchers, seniors lead Craig softball into 2015 season
Sophomores, guards dominate all-area boys team
Lincoln Wieseman claims POY award
Janesville Parker tabs Clayton Kreger football coach
Cougars, Whippets highlight first-ever all-area team

Local Sports

Jets close regular season with win, league records
Power-play breakdowns help Jets win again
Janesville natives Mauermann, Lemirande meet in NCAA tourney
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes versatile on and off floor
Jets two wins away from all-time NAHL record

Auto Racing

Fuel & Tires: Montoya, Vettel, Hamlin take wins
Montoya holds off Power to give Penske 1-2 sweep at St. Pete
Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak
Hamlin makes late pass, holds on to win
Fuel & Tires: IndyCar, F1 and NASCAR action

Baseball

Brewers devising plan to ration Ramirez's playing time
Brewers whittling down spring squad for opening day
Davis, Brewers play down spring power outage
Brewers hope Jimmy Nelson returns to form showed at Triple A
Brewers weigh options for pitcher Tyler Thornburg

Basketball

Warriors outpace Bucks, win 60th game
Ilyasova sparks Bucks' second straight win
Badgers, Tar Heels play in NCAA Tournament for first time since 2006
Middleton's buzzer beater halts Milwaukee Bucks' skid
Bucks' focus still on playoffs despite slump

College

With Dekker and Kaminsky, Badgers have fighting chance
Badgers headed back to Final Four
Traevon Jackson ready for more action
Wisconsin-Arizona a mirror-image matchup
Dekker, Hollis-Jefferson mix trash talk with respect

Football

McCarthy to focus more on defense in the offseason
Now that he’s free from play-calling duties, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has been spending more time with his defensive coaches working to develop the long-term consistency his offense has established.
Criminal case closed for former Packer Letroy Guion
McCarthy remains comfortable with draft-centric approach
Xtra Points Show: Badgers, brackets and Borland
Former Badger retiring from NFL at 24, wary of trauma

Golf

Stricker, out since December, plans return at Masters
Stricker hopes to captain US Ryder Cup team in his home state in 2020
Though he’ll have to wait his turn, it appears Steve Stricker of Madison is being groomed for the role of U.S. Ryder Cup captain—possibly for the 2020 matches at Whistling Straits in Haven.
Stricker ready to re-join PGA Tour

Hockey

Jets close home slate with shootout victory
Jurusik, Jets shut out Springfield
Jets hope to feast in playoffs on home ice
Jets win, clinch top seed in NAHL playoffs
Zach LaValle breaks Ross Mauermann's single-season scoring record for the Jets

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