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Delmore shines with 23 points, leads balanced attack as UWSP men's hoops defeats UW-Oshkosh 71-63 in WIAC semifinals Video included

One week after missing out on a chance to win a regular season title, the UWSP men's basketball team is 40 minutes from punching its ticket to the big dance.

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Friday Sports Report: Fifteen area wrestlers advance to state finals Video included

Fifteen area wrestlers will compete for state championships on Friday, while several girls basketball teams advanced to the regional final round.

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Thursday Sports Report: Jake Sullivan's game-winning 3-pointer Assumption completes season sweep against Marathon Video included

Jake Sullivan hit a 3-pointer as time expired Thursday night to complete a season sweep of Marathon. Those highlights and more in WAOW's Thursday Sports Report.

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UWSP men's basketball back in the postseason, gearing up for WIAC semifinals Video included

Yearly national title expectations at the UW-Stevens Point never go away. But after three years, the program is back in the postseason hosting a crucial game.

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Athlete of the Week: Chloe Westberg, Central Wisconsin Storm Video included

Wednesday night, senior goaltender Chloe Westberg pitched her second straight shutout - stopping all 14 shots that came her way - as the defending state champion Central Wisconsin Storm kept their repeat title hopes alive with a 1-0 overtime win over Fox Cities.

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Wednesday Sports Report: SPASH tops Pines as another playoff hockey games goes to OT Video included

SPASH hockey is headed to the sectional final round for the second year in a row after topping Northland Pines 7-6 Wednesday night.

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Tuesday Sports Report: D.C. Everest hockey stuns Wausau West in double OT to advance to sectional final Video included

D.C. Everest snapped a 13-game losing streak to crosstown rival Wausau West at the perfect time. The Evergreens upset Wausau West in double overtime in the sectional semifinal round Tuesday night to advance to the state's round of 16 for just the second time in school history.

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Brevin Pritzl's 20 points help Badgers beat Gophers in OT

Brevin Pritzl scored 20 points, including two 3s in overtime, and Ethan Happ led a defensive resurgence in the extra period to help Wisconsin beat Minnesota 73-63 in overtime on Monday night.

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Pointers women's hoops rallies from rough start, earns No.5 seed in WIAC tournament Video included

The WIAC women's basketball tournament begins Tuesday and it could not come at a better time for UW-Stevens Point. The Pointers have hit the sweet spot, riding a 5-game winning streaking as they enter the tournament with the No. 5 seed. 

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MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

Major League Baseball is imposing stricter limits on mound visits in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018.

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Top 5 Plays of the Week: Feb. 18, 2018 Video included

Here are the Top 5 Plays of the Week presented by Cloverbelt Credit Union. 

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WIAA boys basketball brackets released: Rhinelander, Auburndale, Rib Lake, and Columbus Catholic earn No. 1 seeds

The 2018 boys basketball season is wrapping up and the WIAA released the tournament brackets on Sunday. Four area teams earn the No. 1 seed: Rhinelander (Division 2), Auburndale (Division 4), Rib Lake (Division 5), and Columbus Catholic (Division 5).  

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Bubba Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time

Bubba Watson ended two years without winning with his third victory at Riviera. 

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Dillon drives 3 back to victory in Daytona 500

Austin Dillon put the No. 3 back in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway. 

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UWSP men's basketball title hopes thrashed in final minute, fall to UW-Eau Claire 55-54 Video included

The UWSP men's basketball team lost on the road Saturday night at UW-Eau Claire 55-54. With the loss and a UW-Platteville win, the Pointers finish in second place in the league with an 11-3 record. 

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Jason Kidd, Ray Allen headline 2018 Naismith HOF class

Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard (and former Milwaukee Bucks' coach) Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and (former Buck) Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. 

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Stevens Point girls curling building a dynasty, chasing perfection Video included

The Stevens Point girls curling team is ranked No. 1 in the state and eyeing a second straight state crown. More>>

Friday Sports Report: Marathon outlasts Stratford to stay in Marawood South title hunt Video included

Here are Friday's local scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

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Kaminsky's jersey retired as Badgers pull off major upset Video included

On the night Frank Kaminsky's No. 44 was retired during a halftime ceremony, the Badgers pulled off a shocking upset of No. 6 Purdue.

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Fans storm court as Badgers upset No. 6 Purdue Video included

Ethan Happ had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Wisconsin secured its biggest win of a challenging season, beating No. 6 Purdue 57-53 on Thursday night. 

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Brewers agree to minor league deal with LHP Wade Miley

The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a minor league contract with left-hander Wade Miley subject to a successful physical. 

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Pointers hold off Oshkosh for 7-point win, clinch first round bye in conference tourney Video included

The UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team saw a 15-point second half lead dwindle to five in the waning minutes, but managed to hold of UW Oshkosh for a 77-70 win Wednesday night.

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Pitchers and catchers report for Brewers spring training

Spring training has arrived for the Milwaukee Brewers. Pitchers and catchers have reported to the team's spring complex in Phoenix, with the first workouts scheduled for Thursday.

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Athlete of the Week: Isaac Slark, Marshfield Video included

A local wrestling star is making the most of his first and last year on the mat. 

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Tuesday Sports Report: Marshfield, Stratford qualify for team state wrestling tournament Video included

Marshfield wrestling is heading to the team state tournament for the first time since 2003 after beating Hudson 41-36 in a dual meet Tuesday night. Stratford is also heading to state for the third year in a row. The Tigers dominated rival Coleman 54-13 in the Division 3 sectional final.

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Khris Middleton helps Bucks pull out sluggish win over Hawks

Khris Middleton had 21 points to lead a balanced attack for the Milwaukee Bucks, and All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo hit two key buckets in the final three-plus minutes to spark a 97-92 win on Tuesday night over the Atlanta Hawks.

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Bucks' G-League affiliate picks up G Brandon Jennings

The developmental league affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks has acquired former Bucks first-round draft pick Brandon Jennings off waivers.

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Everest poised for first appearance at state swim meet Video included

For the first time in its brief history, the D.C. Everest boys swim program is sending competitors to state. 

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Monday Sports Report: Mosinee tops Witt-Birn in nail-biter Video included

Here are Monday night's scores as reported to the WAOW Sports Office.

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