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12.21.2011 | | Posted at 05:25 PM
By Nicole
Current Badgers Hilary Knight, Alex Rigsby, Brittany Ammerman, Brooke Ammerman and Brianna Decker as well as former Badgers Jessie Vetter, Molly Engstrom, Geen Prough, Meghan Duggan and Ericka Lawler were invited to the six-day USA Hockey Women's Winter Training Camp. Rigsby, who's just a sophomore and Vetter make up half the goalies invited to the camp. Engstrom and Prough join 11 other defenseme...
12.22.2011 | | Posted at 05:24 PM
By Nicole
The Badgers were dealt a double blow with Offensive Coordinator Paul Chryst took the head coaching job at Pitt and possible transfer quarterback Dayne Crist chose to go to Kansas instead of Wisconsin. The departure of Chryst is the second big loss for Wisconsin in basically a year, as former Defensive Coordinator Dave Doeren left about this time last season to become the head coach at Northern Ill...
12.11.2011 | | Posted at 08:51 PM
By Nicole
Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin junior walked away with the Heisman trophy Saturday night. Wisconsin's Montee Ball placed fourth with 348 points and 22 first-place votes. Griffin received 405 first-place votes and 1,687 points. Stanford QB Andrew Luck received 247 first-place votes and 1,407 points. Alabama running back Trent Richardson was third with 138 first-place votes and 978 points. LS...
12.05.2011 | | Posted at 11:12 PM
By Nicole
Former Wisconsin Badger Brian Butch is reportedly signing with the New Orleans Hornets. The news is being reported after a tweet from his agent. Though its not specified, its assumed that this is a training camp invitation for Butch. Some background on Butch from the At the Hive* blog: Butch had an outstanding year in the NBA D-League in 2009-2010, putting up a defensive rebound rate o...
12.05.2011 | | Posted at 10:34 PM
By Nicole
Monty Ball said today that he plans to submit paperwork to the NFL advisory committee to gauge his place in the upcoming NFL draft. Ball says that if the committee tells him that he's a likely first or second round pick, he will leave Wisconsin early and enter the NFL draft. If the committee comes back with any round lower than that, Ball says he will return to school for his senior year. Things h...
12.05.2011 | | Posted at 06:44 PM
By Nicole
It took entirely too long for him to get the recognition he deserved, partyly because of an ill-fated push to get Russell Wilson in the top-5, but Montee Ball finally got the nod as one of the Top 5 Heisman finalists today. Ball is one touchdown away from trying Barry Sanders' record for the most touchdowns scored by any NCAA football player* Despite the fact that Ball won the Big Ten Running Back...
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011
Was there ever a more exciting weekend for the state's sports fans? Marquette and Wisconsin did their basketball rivalry proud in a gritty 61-54 MU victory in Madison. Then the UW football team got its revenge against Michigan State, 42-39...
12.03.2011 | | Posted at 12:03 AM
By Nicole
Well the holes in the defense and special teams were evident and the Badgers almost blew it again, but this time it was the Badgers that prevailed. It was basically a Hail Mary that set the Badgers up for the game-winning score as Russell Wilson threw across the field on fourth down and Jeff Duckworth (who?!) for a 43-yard reception. Montee Ball scored on the next play and the Badgers converted th...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
The NBA apparently will return on Christmas Day, and the Observers think one big reason is that the millionaires on both sides of the lockout realized they wouldn't be missed until April—if then. Yes, college basketball is that good—always available...
11.29.2011 | | Posted at 07:02 PM
By Nicole
With the regular season Big Ten schedule having wrapped up, the media and coaches selected their awards recipients. Many of the awards were created or re-named to go along with the new, two division Big Ten. Montee Ball was named the initial recipient of the Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year Award. The Award is named after Alan Ameche and Ron Dayne - both Heisman Trophy winners who also bo...

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