(Update) Morning State Sports Briefs: Witt misses cut of PGA Professional ChampionshipWisconsin Sports
-- Day two of the PGA Professional National Championship saw all Wisconsinites in the tourney cut, with the exception of Rick Witt of Madison.
Day two of the PGA Professional National Championship saw all Wisconsinites in the tourney cut, with the exception of Rick Witt of Madison. Witt was tied-for-59th.
The Milwaukee Bucks are holding a draft prospect workout today at the team’s training center in St. Francis. The following prospects are in attendance for today’s workout. Ryan Allen, a 6-3 (6 ft 3 in) guard from UW-Milwaukee; Dominique Ferguson, a 6-9 forward from Florida International; DeQuan Jones, a 6-8 guard from Miami, Quincy Miller, a 6-9 forward from Baylor; John Shurna, a 6-9 forward from Northwestern and Alex Young, a 6-6 guard-and-forward from IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis)
Dozens of swimmers from Wisconsin are hoping for a strong showing as the Olympic trials began this morning in Omaha. From now until July second, the team that will represent the U.S. at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London will be decided. Roughly 50 qualifiers - originally from the Badger State or going to school here - will be at the trials ranging from high school long shots to post collegiate athletes.
The Badger football team has signed its ninth player for the 2013 recruiting class. Defensive Tackle Sam Rairdon from Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa has committed to play for the Badgers. The 6’3”, 254 pound Rairdon choose the Badgers over Big Ten rival Iowa.
A Poynette senior pitcher has been named the Wisconsin fast pitch softball player of the year for the second year in a row. Kirsten Tomlinson led her team to the division three state softball tournaments and finished the year with a record of 24-2 and 217 strikeouts. Others earning player of the year honors were Chippewa Falls Evie Schaller (Division 1), Baldwin-Woodville's Abby Klopp (Division 2) and Oakfield's Ashley Holz (Division 4). Chippewa Falls' Jared Faherty was named coach of the year.
Bowling Green 1, West Michigan 6
Lake County 8, Dayton 3
Lansing 6, Ft. Wayne 2
Great Lakes 8, South Bend 2
Beloit 4, Kane County 2
Burlington 4, Cedar Rapids 2
Peoria 2, Clinton 1
Quad Cities 4, Wisconsin 1
Alexandria 1, Rochester 11
Lakeshore 10, La Crosse 8
Wisconsin Rapids 1, Green Bay 5
Thunder Bay 3, St. Cloud 2
Duluth 8, Waterloo 2
Battle Creek 7, Eau Claire 1
Madison 5, Wisconsin 9
Wilmar 1, Mankato 6