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Rock River League: Raptors win, Aces lose to open season

MILTON—The second- and third-place finishers in the Rock River League's South Division from 2014 opened the 2015 campaign with strong pitching and a 2-1 walk-off win for the Milton Raptors over the Clyman Canners.

Tom Scalissi doubled to...

Warhawks clinch regular season baseball title
Championship baseball teams have to be able to win games in a variety of ways. The UW-Whitewater Warhawks showed their versatility Sunday in sweeping a WIAC doubleheader against UW-Stout and winning the conference's regular-season championship.
Ted Peck: Walleyes not tough to find
Ted Peck: Walleyes not tough to find

With so many opening-weekend fishing options to choose from in Wisconsin, the angst of a blind dog trapped in a meat market is easier to understand.

The goal for most of us is catching fish and avoiding the crowd. Unfortunately, when you launch ...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004
Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004
Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to his first win of the season at an old familiar place that has always been good to his family.
Protective masks in vogue on softball diamonds
With player safety paramount, more and more pitchers and infielders are wearing protective masks.
High Fives for April 27 to May 2
Top performances from last week and games to watch for in the upcoming week.
Ramirez leads way in Brewers' second straight win
Ramirez leads way in Brewers' second straight win
Aramis Ramirez homered and broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run single, helping the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Sunday for their first consecutive wins this season.
Aces, Raptors primed for Rock River League openers
Rock River League action begins this weekend with both the Janesville East Point Sportz Pub Aces and the Milton Junction Pub Raptors in action.
Mike Lexa rounds out Sports Hall of Fame class
Mike Lexa rounds out Sports Hall of Fame class
At every level of baseball he ever played, Mike Lexa left as a winner. As a standout shortstop and pitcher, he helped lead Janesville Parker to state as a senior.
Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke
Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke
The Milwaukee Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke on Sunday night after the team won its second straight game over the Chicago Cubs.

Columns

Ted Peck: Walleyes not tough to find
Fuel & Tires: NASCAR hits Talladega
Ferrell named second-team all-Big Ten
Xtra Points Show: Bucks, Jets and the NFL draft
Fuel & Tires: Local short track action starting up

Preps

High Fives for April 27 to May 2
Protective masks in vogue on softball diamonds
Beloit Memorial wins Parker soccer invite
Cougars sweep baseball doubleheader vs. Fort Atkinson
Arrowhead's Knapek ties Ashenfelter record

Local Sports

Snappers give up two late leads
Rock River League: Raptors win, Aces lose to open season
Mike Lexa rounds out Sports Hall of Fame class
Aces, Raptors primed for Rock River League openers
Snappers lose high-scoring game

Auto Racing

Earnhardt Jr. takes Talladega win
Fuel & Tires: Newgarden wins, Busch dominates
Newgarden claims first IndyCar Series win not far from home
Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory
Fuel & Tires: Sprint Cup in Richmond, IndyCar in Alabama

Baseball

Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke
Ramirez leads Brewers to win
Fiers takes down Cubs
Two Cubs get firsts in win vs. Brewers
Braun homers twice to lead Brewers past Reds

Basketball

Bulls trounce Bucks to clinch series
Reserve John Henson sparking Bucks in playoffs
Bucks force Game 6 back in Milwaukee
Bucks win Game 4 at buzzer
Bucks lineup reflects future

College

Shutouts give Whitewater WIAC softball tournament title
Warhawks clinch regular season baseball title
Whitewater baseball, softball teams still in WIAC hunt
Chryst's Badgers lacking depth coming out of spring
UW spring game reveals more about team

Football

Packers wait until Day 3 of draft to pick linebacker
Packers keep pick, take safety Damarious Randall
Bob McGinn's NFL Mock Draft
Packers will retire Favre's jersey on Thanksgiving
Pressure falls on Packers' Ted Thompson come draft time

Golf

Spieth steamrolls to Masters title
Edgerton's Stricker shoots third straight 73
Edgerton native Steve Stricker off to eventful start at Masters
Stricker feels refreshed after long layoff
Xtra Points Show: Don't blame Badgers' loss on refs

Hockey

Janesville Jets fly into NAHL's final four
Jets can't complete sweep
Robertson Cup would complete Kucerovy's journey
Eric Schmoldt: Jets earn two awards, deserve more
Janesville grabs 2-0 lead in NAHL playoff series