Janesville Parker junior forward Julia Hartwig, a UW-Green Bay commit, averaged 17.3 points and 13.2 rebounds per game this season on her way to being named The Gazette girls basketball player of the year.
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.
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.
A roundup of high school girls basketball regional final playoff games for Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.
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
The boys basketball postseason begins next week. John Barry gazes into his crystal ball and predicts which five teams he expects to bring home a gold ball.
A roundup of area high school girls basketball WIAA regional quarterfinal games played Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.
Brodhead High senior Erin Nyhus moved into the top spot on the Cardinals' all-time career scoring list this week. She'll play at UW-Stevens Point next year.
Kate Carlson dropped 26 points as West upended Parker 59-46 in a Big Eight Conference game to defeat the Vikings for the first time since 2012.
The Cougars capped the regular season with a 56-48 win over Verona, a team riding plenty of momentum after an upset of Sun Prairie
Madison Memorial forced Janesville Parker to commit 20 turnovers as the Spartans picked up a Big Eight Conference girls basketball victory at Parker on Thursday.
Janesville Craig's girls basketball team built a 17-point lead by halftime and won 57-41 in a Big Eight Conference game at Madison West.
Only five teams will end their season with a win. Gazette sports writer John Barry takes a look at which five teams those might hoist gold balls in his girls basketball postseason preview.
Madison Memorial used a full-court press to come back from a 10-point deficit in the final five minutes and beat visiting Janesville Craig 60-58 in a Big Eight girls basketball game Tuesday.
Walworth Big Foot's girls basketball team ran its winning streak to six games Thursday night by doubling up on Edgerton 68-34 in a Rock Valley Conference game.
Senior guard Parker Fetherston scored a career-high 30 points to lead Jefferson to a 58-31 Rock Valley Conference victory over visiting Whitewater on Tuesday night.
Courtney Schoenbeck made two free throws with 14 seconds left Friday night to lift Walworth Big Foot's girls basketball team to a 59-58 Rock Valley Conference win over McFarland.
Julia Hartwig had 16 points and 18 rebounds Thursday night to lead Janesville Parker to a 47-37 win over crosstown rival Janesville Craig in Big Eight girls basketball.
Sun Prairie and Mukwonago are a cut above the rest of the teams in the Janesville Craig girls basketball sectional, but nine or 10 other teams are capable of making a run at state.
Vikings out-score Red Hawks 43-21 in second half to improve to 8-2 in Badger South Conference and set up key matchup with Monroe on Friday.
Edgerton senior Bethany Oren scored 28 points and went over 1,000 in her career as the Crimson Tide beat Evansville 62-53 on Tuesday night.
A roundup of Rock Valley Conference girls basketball games played Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.