Ripon's Samuel Vander Plas drives against Freedom's Andy Connelly during their game Friday. (Doug Ritchay/WLUK)

Freedom rings Ripon’s bell, 69-49

FREEDOM — Ripon entered Friday’s Eastern Valley Conference game with Freedom knowing if it won the rest of its regular season games the Tige…

Kimberly's Frankie Wurtz puts up a shot against Appleton North during their game Thursday. (Doug Ritchay/WLUK)

With Kimberly, the defense never rests

APPLETON — Entering Thursday’s game with Kimberly, the Appleton North girls basketball team was coming off a 62-point performance at Mukwona…

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan competes in the men's free skate figure skating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Hanyu wins men’s Olympic gold

SOCHI, Russia (AP) – Yuzuru Hanyu made it difficult on himself before coming through to win Japan’s first gold medal in Olympic men’s figure…