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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano is the outlier in this year's championship race. He was never in the mix for this year's Cup title, not until he used his bumper to move reigning champion Martin Truex Jr. out of his way to forcefully snag a spot in NASCAR's version of the final four.

Wisconsin’s traditional nine-day gun season opens Saturday, running through the weekend after Thanksgiving, just as it has since the oldest among us were kids.

With three starters, who were the team’s top three scorers, graduated and gone, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball coach knows her group needs to develop a new identity.

And yet the other WIAC head coaches and sports information directors tabbed the Warhawks to win the league title in their preseason poll.

Ella Houwers spent the last year developing her skills in the butterfly and backstroke so she could be one of the most well-rounded swimmers in the state. And yet she was persistent in remaining elite in the breaststroke.

On Friday night, all of that added up to the first state championship in Whitewater’s girls program’s history, and Houwers added three other state medals earlier in the night.

Despite having the second-worst record in the NAHL, the Chippewa Steel came into the Janesville Ice Arena on Friday night and beat the Janesville Jets 4-3 in overtime.