News 8 Sports Round Up – January 9, 2016


Appreciate Gregg. Back here – the Bangor girls basketball team is clearly aware of what Cardinals football did this fall. And this hoops team – does not plan on losing much either… Cardinals 10-and-oh entering tonight. Hosting 8-and-3 Hillsboro… 1st half. April Thornsen kisses one off the glass for the basket. Tigers with a 16-15 lead. but here come the Cardinals. Jaclynn Freit money from 15 feet. Bangor on top 19-16. more from the Cardinals Alea fortier knocks down the jumper. Bangor up 21-16 Emma WIT-MER-HAUS leads the Cardinals with 22. 66-52 the final. Men’s hoops. La Crosse trying for their fifth straight win for the first time in three seasons. 2nd half action. Davin Yurk sets up Austin Fritz 18 and 8 boards for Fritz. Eagles up 11. later in the half. Fritz faking out the whole defense. another easy lay in for him. Eagles lead by 9. more from the Eagles. Jared Staege top of the key. 13 for the senior. Eau Claire – about as cold as the wild chill tonight from behind the arch. 2 of 25 for the game. Eagles by twenty. For a 2-an-oh start in conference… Long season – but you want to get out of the games strong and defend your home floor and I thought we did that really well here in the first two games. Built some strong momentum with the two games that we have had and now we have to build on that. NAHL – the Chill sitting in 5th place in the Midwest division. Things though not nearly as bad as last place Kenai River. The Brown Bears won 4-2 tonight to improve to 2 and 31 on the season. Meanwhile the Chill trying for four straight wins and a weekend sweep of Springfield. 2nd period. Stars on the attack… but Matiss Kivlenieks is there for the save. We remain scoreless. later in the 2nd. Alex Falconer sets up Joey Sofo and he puts it in. Chill grab a 1-0 lead. And that score holds. It’s a 33 save shutout for Matiss KIV-LEN-EKS. Wisconsin comes back from two goals down to earn 2 points in an overtime contest in Columbus.

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