Shane Fleming is Janesville Parker's most successful wrestler in school history, winning a state title in 1986. Earlier this month, Fleming was named the new head coach.
If the WIAA approves a conference realignment plan submitted by the WFCA, Janesville Craig and Janesville Parker would move to the Badger South Conference for football starting with the 2020 season
Parker High School has seen 14 new head coaches in 22 different programs in the last three years.
For the second year in a row, Jacob Campbell is The Gazette's player of the year in baseball. The University of Illinois recruit tore it up offensively and was a rock behind the plate.
Mitchell Seager is The Gazette's area co-player of the year in baseball. The recent Beloit Turner graduate led the state in hitting with a .614 average and was 6-0 on the mound.
Talent abounds on The Gazette’s all-area baseball team. Janesville Craig, which fell one game short of the state championship, leads the way with six selections.
Orfordville Parkview's move to the Trailways Conference was a success. The Vikings found competing on a more level playing field paid dividends.
Janesville's storied American Legion baseball program will not field a team at the 19U level this season due to a shortage in players.
Kailyn Packard’s senior season at Beloit Turner was cut short by a knee injury, but that couldn’t stop her from being named The Gazette’s area softball player of the year.
The Gazette's 2018 all-area softball team
A roundup of championship Saturday at the WIAA state girls soccer tournament.
Janesville Parker High School announced Friday that Clayton Kreger, a 2002 Parker grad and current teacher and football coach, will be its new athletics director.
Senior designated hitter Zak Karrels hit a home run to left field to lead off the bottom of the seventh inning, propelling Arrowhead to a 2-1 victory over Craig in a WIAA Division 1 state semifinal baseball game Tuesday night.
Janesville Craig's pitching strategy played out perfectly Tuesday, at least until the very last at-bat of the night. The Cougars got gems from juniors Mitchell Woelfle and Micah Overley but came up just short of playing for a state title.
Janesville Craig banged out 13 hits, while Micah Overley allowed only two hits in six innings of work in an 8-0 win over King in a WIAA Division 1 quarterfinal game.
Janesville Craig plays Milwaukee King at approximately 3:30 p.m. today in a WIAA Division 1 state quarterfinal game.
Janesville Craig seniors Ross March, JJ Brennan and Jacob Faust represent the unsung heroes that often take a good high school baseball team and turn it into a state tournament-caliber group.
Janesvile Craig's baseball team is back on familiar turf--the WIAA state tournament--where the Cougars open up Division 1 quarterfinal play at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday against Milwaukee King.
Kettle Moraine senior Blair Cruikshank's hard shot off the post with just less than four minutes left in the second overtime sent the Lasers past the Cougars and into the WIAA Division 1 state tournament in Milwaukee later this week.
A roundup of Saturday's action from the state softball tournament in Madison
Janesville Craig's girls soccer team is one victory away from returning to the state tournament for the first time since 2000, thanks in part to two sophomore goal keepers--Maia Rowekamp and Abbey Schrader--who share duties.
Oregon scored twice in the opening 13 minutes Thursday on the way to a 3-0 victory over visiting Milton in a WIAA Division 2 sectional semifinal girls soccer match.
Janesville Parker senior Matt Zimmerman was named the Big Eight Conference's player of the year in boys golf Tuesday.
The fourth-seeded Cougars moved within one win of advancing to the state girls soccer tournament with a 1-0 victory against Middleton.
A look ahead at tonight's WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal match between Janesville Craig and Middleton.
Janesville baseball fans witnessed history Tuesday as Craig and Parker squared off against each other in a sectional final for the first time ever.
The Cougars rallied from five-run deficit to defeat Janesville Parker 7-5 in a WIAA Division 1 sectional final at Riverside Park on Tuesday. Craig will play at its 14th state tournament in program history.
The Vikings shot 317 as a team Tuesday, trimming seven strokes off their first-round score to finish 10th in the Division 1 field. Parker jumped past Big Eight Conference-champion Verona during the second round and finished six strokes ahead of the Wildcats.
The season ended one win short of state for Edgerton High's baseball team. The Crimson Tide lost 11-1 to Jefferson on Tuesday in a WIAA Division 2 sectional title game.
Janesville Parker will play Janesville Craig in a Division 1 sectional final at Riverside Park at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Janesville Craig's baseball team is one victory away from a third trip to the state tournament in four years.
Bolstered by a hot start on the front nine, Parker shot an opening-round 324 at University Ridge. That’s good enough to tie for 11th place heading into Tuesday’s second and final round.
Edgerton High's baseball team is two wins away from its first state berth since 1990. The Crimson Tide play Mount Horeb at 10 a.m. Tuesday in a WIAA Division 2 sectional semifinal game at Brodhead.
The Vikings—especially seniors Matt Zimmerman, Michael Henry, Nik Sitter and Spencer Orley—experienced close calls, both as a team and as individuals. This week, their journey will end where they feel like it always should have—with a pair of rounds at University Ridge.
Sophomore Hallie King scored less than three minutes into Saturday's WIAA Division 1 regional final girls soccer game, and Craig beat Verona 2-0.
A roundup of Saturday's WIAA girls soccer regional final matches.
The WIAA state track and field meet wrapped up Saturday in La Crosse, with Craig senior Peyton Sippy winning her second state title in as many days and her third overall. Parker's Julia Hartwig, Ryann Porter and Seamus Murphy all medaled at state to close out the year.
The foursome of Jackson Nelson, Brice Enright, Tyler Stauss and Zach Krause held off Lodi by less than a second to win a state title.
A trio of Cougars sophomores earned first-team all-conference honors, and Bill McCabe was named Big Eight coach of the year.
Oren set a state record in winning the Division 2 long jump title. That came on the heels of her first state title in high jump just hours earlier.
The final two laps of the eight-lap 3,200-meter race belonged solely to Sippy on Friday. The Janesville Craig senior won the WIAA Division 1 girls race going away, winning with a program-record time of 10 minutes, 42.01 seconds. Kate Jochims, of Muskego, was second, more than five seconds back.
Janesville Parker's baseball team advanced to a WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal game with a 6-3 win over Elkhorn on Thursday at Riverside Park.
Ashlyn Oren and Sashi Popke are going to be busy at this weekend's WIAA state track and field meet. Oren, an Edgerton senior, and Popke, a Whitewater junior, each qualified in four events for the Division 2 state meet.
A roundup of area WIAA regional semifinal girls soccer matches played Thrusday, May 31, 2018.
In WIAA Division 2 regional final baseball games Thursday, fourth-seeded Edgerton knocked off Evansville 6-4, and Jefferson shut out Whitewater 7-0.