The charging by the Michigan attorney general's office of former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon with lying to police is the latest fallout from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
Janesville Craig's boys basketball team averaged nearly 21 3-point attempts per game a season ago. Despite losing four starters, including their top three scorers, the Cougars might hoist even more 3s during a 2018-19 season in which they hope to be competitive in the Big Eight Conference.
Janesville Parker, coming off a 2-21 season, opens its first season under new head coach Matt Bredesen on Tuesday at Stoughton.
The Bucks fell behind by 17 points before rallying to down the Denver Nuggets 104-98. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 29 points and Eric Bledsoe added 23, including two late 3-pointers.
Two of college basketball's bluebloods remained firmly entrenched atop the AP Top 25 after a week of easy wins, while two more tumbled all the way out after a week filled with defeats.
Logano won the season finale Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to grab his first Cup championship in a season in which he barely contended until the playoffs began.
Milton High senior Chloe Buescher went from potentially not playing volleyball as a freshman to being one of the area’s top hitters and eventually a six-rotation player who gained the ultimate respect of her Badger South Conference opponents.
Three-year selections Amanda Carlson of Janesville Craig, Walworth Big Foot's Kampbell Hehr and Brodhead's Abbey Johnson highlight The Gazette's all-area volleyball team.
Joel Pavey and Jake Seitz scored in the third period to lift the Magicians to a 2-0 win Saturday in Richfield, Minnesota.
Mya Maslonka had two goals and goalkeeper Olivia Cronin made 16 saves as the area's girls hockey co-op earned an easy win in its first game of the 2018-19 season.
Jonathan Taylor rushed for a career-high 321 yards and scored three times including the decisive 17-yard run in triple overtime to give Wisconsin a 47-44 come-from-behind victory at Purdue on Saturday.
UW-Whitewater rushes for 500 yards, nine touchdowns in dominating first-round playoff win Saturday at Perkins Stadium.
A recap of high school girls basketball games around the area for Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.
Kyiah Penn scored 20 points to lead the Verona High girls basketball team to a 55-39 Big Eight Conference win Friday over Janesville Parker.
The Cougars routed the Purple Knights 76-37 on Friday to open their 2018-19 season with a comfortable win ahead of Tuesday's rivalry game against Janesville Parker.
Paige Banks had 19 points to lead Evansville to a 60-44 Rock Valley Conference win over Clinton on Friday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — After a shaky beginning, Russell Wilson got hot in the fourth quarter, Bobby Wagner and Seattle's defense stymied Aaron Rodgers and the Seahawks stayed in the middle of the NFC playoff race.
Rachael Heittola scored 27 points and grabbed 18 rebounds Thursday night to lead Belleville to a 62-56 nonconference win over Orfordville Parkview.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A new nickname for Brook Lopez started floating around Twitter after the Milwaukee Bucks 7-footer had a career night from the 3-point line.
The NCAA Division III football playoffs begin Saturday, with UW-Whitewater putting one of the nation's top defenses to the test against perhaps the best running back in DIII football.
The Rock County Fury open up the 2018-19 season Saturday at home against Brookfield. The area's high school girls hockey team won the Badger Conference title last season.
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.
A recap of high school girls basketball results around the area for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
The Elks turned an 11-point deficit into a nine-point advantage during a 20-point run Tuesday against the visiting Cardinals
With senior standout Julia Hartwig out due to injury, Janesville Parker made just eight baskets in a 65-38 nonconference loss to open the high school girls basketball season.
Despite losing his leading returning scorer to a torn ACL, Janesville Craig girls basketball coach Kerry Storbakken is optimistic about the team's fortunes heading into the 2018-19 season.
Janesville Parker's girls basketball team finished a disappointing 10-15 last season, but the Vikings did win a WIAA Division 1 regional title before bowing out to staterunner-up Mukwonago in a sectional semifinal game.
Lippens has to follow in the footsteps of Judy Harms, a legendary coach who piled up 244 wins and a state championship during an 18-year run leading Whitewater High's girls basketball program
The UW-Whitewater men's basketball team returns its top five scorers from last year with the 2018-19 season set to begin Tuesday with a game at Anderson (Indiana).
Brook Lopez had a career-high eight 3-pointers and 28 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks snap an eight-game skid in Denver by beating the Nuggets 121-114 on Sunday night.
Aaron Jones ran for career highs of 145 yards and two scores, Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams connected for two touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers beat the Miami Dolphins 31-12 on Sunday.
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.
Warhawks await NCAA Division III opening-round playoff oppenent, which will be announced this afternoon
The Milton High junior swam the 100-yard backstroke in 56.11 seconds Saturday, finishing fifth in the event and posting the top finish for any area swimmer at the UW-Madison Natatorium.
Sanders ran for 159 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries, McSorley matched Todd Blackledge's program record with his 29th win at quarterback and No. 21 Penn State beat Wisconsin 22-10.
Houwers won a state title and set a school record in the 100-yard breaststroke, topping a 16-swimmer field in a time of 1 minute, 5.34 seconds to become the Whippets' first girls champion.
Anna Kemp had 26 kills and 17 digs and Sarah DeVries added 17 kills and 26 assists as Calvin College (Mich.) eliminated the UW-Whitewater women's volleyball team from the NCAA Division III tournament Friday, 25-23, 25-18, 28-30, 25-17 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
By the time every NFL team has played eight games, there are some heavily established favorites for The Associated Press NFL awards that are handed out on Super Bowl eve.
The new Rattlers men's basketball team has been a popular youth coach for 20 years in Janesville and Beloit.
Chippewa Falls comes to the Janesville Ice Arena tonight and Saturday night
The WIAA state girls swim meets are Friday (Division 2) and Saturday (Division 1) in Madison.
The senior has thrown multiple touchdown passes in seven games this season, has put himself near the top of some of the NCAA Division III passing categories and has UW-W at 9-0 heading into the team's regular-season finale Saturday at UW-Platteville.
Less than two months after a devastating injury, Lois has finished his first round of physical therapy. His recovery is going well, and he continues to work toward a return to the gridiron.
Janesville Craig freshman Gavin Kilen gave a verbal commitment Sunday to play baseball at the University of Louisville.