With torrential rains bearing down on southcentral Wisconsin on Thursday and Friday, a number of high-powered offenses couldn't get out of first gear.
The Red Hawks had three players shoot rounds in the 70s Saturday morning, and they fired a program-record 311 to easily win the 21st Annual Parker Invite at Riverside Golf Course.
Edgerton junior Kellan Schmidt was named the tournament MVP after piling up 52 kills, 70 digs and nine aces. Teammate Kathleen Reilly (120 assists) joined her on the all-tournament team.
The high school football season marches on.
A steady, heavy rain played into the Lancers' strength Friday, and the Cougars were helpless against LaFollette's pounding running game in a 28-7 Big Eight Conference loss at Lussier Stadium.
Kaylee Oja won two individual events to lead the Cougars to a 101-69 victory to go to 3-1 in Big Eight duals.
The Big Eight is one of the strongest and most balanced girls volleyball conferences in the state.
Teams don't get a lot of nights off.
Janesville Craig got one Thursday night.
Gazette Sports Editor Eric Schmoldt and reporter John Barry tackle all things football (and the start of the Janesville Jets season!) in this week's podcast.
Janesville Craig's tennis team has received a shot in the arm from halfway around the world. Polina Zueva, a junior who moved here from Australia last year, has used a powerful serve to begin the year with a 15-1 record at No. 1 singles.
The Vikings are one of several area teams that stumbled a bit out of the gate but have since put together impressive wins in crunch time during the past two weeks.