The high school softball season officially began this week. What can area fans expect in the Rock Valley, Southern Lakes, Badger South and Trailways conferences?
With 10 seniors on the roster and the return of ace pitcher Chelsea Naber, Janesville Parker's softball team believes it can be competitive in the Big Eight Conference this season.
Janesville Craig's softball team opens the season Thursday against Beloit Turner. The Cougars went 16-2 and shared the Big Eight Conference title last year but must replace the two-time league player of the year in the pitcher's circle.
The Janesville Parker boys track team finished second, while the Vikings girls were fourth, during the season-opening Tri-State Large School indoor meet at UW-Platteville on Friday.
Janesville high school boys basketball fans looking for a rooting interest in this year’s state tournament can zero in on Sussex Hamilton.
Gazette sports writer John Barry wraps up the winter sports season with a couple of individual and team awards, along with a look at his crystal ball predictions for the state basketball tournaments.
New WIAA rules allowed for high school baseball pitchers and catchers to begin instructional work Monday, one week before the official start of practice. Regulations limit the type of work and the equipment that can be used during these sessions, which are designed to help young players get their arms ready for the season.
With the completion of athletics upgrades included in a $22.9-million-dollar referendum coming this summer and the Elks coming off a wildly successful winter sports season, there is a lot to be excited about in Elkhorn right now.
Rock County's Maggy Henschler and McKaylie Buescher were named to the Wisconsin Girls Hockey Coaches Association first team, while Dani Heitsman was a second-team selection.
Westosha Central outscored Elkhorn 18-3 down the stretch to win 46-41 in a WIAA Division 2 sectional semifinal boys basketball game at Burlington on Thursday.
Another blistering second half has the Edgerton boys basketball team one win away from state. The Crimson Tide scored 45 points in the second half Thursday night to beat Platteville 65-56 in a WIAA Division 3 sectional semifinal game.
Edgerton and Elkhorn are two wins away from advancing to the WIAA boys basketball state tournament. Edgerton plays Platteville and Elkhorn faces Westosha in sectional semifinal games Thursday.
Burlington's Regan Cassidy finished 14th in the Division 1 all-around, while Elkhorn's Cameron Jacobson was 15th in the Division 2 all-around Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids.
Max Glass made a pair of 3-pointers in the final two minutes of regulation to help force overtime, where he made another one in the eighth-seeded Red Devils' 85-82 victory over the ninth-seeded Cougars
Jacob Fox had 25 points Friday night, including six 3-pointers, to lead Edgerton to a 72-60 win over Dodgeville in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal game.
The Elks scored 135.1667 points Friday during the WIAA Division 2 team competition to finish fourth out of 10 teams. Whitefish Bay scored 141.7167 points to win its third straight state championship.
The Elks will compete today in the WIAA Division 2 team state competition, and several Elkhorn individuals will be in action Saturday during the individual competition
Lakeside Lutheran outscored Big Foot 15-3 in the final five minutes of the first half in a WIAA Division 3 sectional semifinal Thursday night on the way to a 61-48 victory at Burlington High.
The Big Eight Conference announced its postseason girls basketball awards Tuesday, with Parker junior Julia Hartwig making the first team for the second straight year.
Janesville Parker and Walworth Big Foot took different paths to get to a sectional semifinal game tonight. The Vikings needed to upset wins to advance in Division 1, while the top-seeded Chiefs rolled to a Division 3 regional title.
Strong scored 25 points and Sereno Ferone led a second-half surge as the Trojans pulled away for a 57-40 win in a WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal Tuesday
Four Parkview players scored in double figures, and the Vikings used an energetic defensive effort early in the second half to beat visiting Johnson Creek in a WIAA Division 4 regional quarterfinal game. It was Parkview's first boys basketball postseason victory since 2007.
Kenosha Indian Trail used a 12-1 run that began with less than 13 minutes remaining and then held off Parker to win 66-58 in a WIAA Division 1 regional quarterfinal boys basketball game.
A roundup of high school girls basketball regional final playoff games for Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.
Kluever successfully defended his 285-pound state championship at the Kohl Center on Saturday night, pinning Benton late in the first period.
Janesville Parker's girls basketball team, seeded 13th, came from behind late to upset the host fourth-seeded Cardinals 56-52 in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal game
Sophomore standout Leilani Kapinus scored a game-high 22 points, and the sixth-seeded Spartans beat the visiting 11th-seeded Cougars 54-42
Milwaukee Academy of Science heads into the postseason with momentum after beating reigning Division 4 champion Destiny on Wednesday and Edgerton on Friday.
Madison West outscored Janesville Parker 55-28 after halftime of a Big Eight Conference boys basketball game Thursday night on the way to a 90-76 win.
Janesville Craig senior Nate Ellis and junior Keeanu Benton each won two matches at the WIAA state individual wrestling tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison. They'll wrestle in the state semis--along with Milton junior Mason Dutcher and Elkhorn junior Daniel Still--on Friday night.
A preview of city and area state wrestlers who will compete at the WIAA state tournament Thursday-Sunday at the Kohl Center in Madison. Janesville Craig senior Nate Ellis and junior Keeanu Benton have their sights set on finishing on the podium in the top six.