Ella Houwers of Whitewater defended her state title in the 100 breaststroke Friday night at the WIAA Division 2 state swimming and diving meet.
Elkhorn senior Devon Davey has made a name for himself as a lockdown defender and versatile athlete that has qualified for WIAA state competition four times in track and field, twice in boys soccer and once in boys basketball.
Whitewater junior Ella Houwers won two events and swam on a winning relay team to lead area swimmers at Division 1 and Division 2 sectional meets Saturday
Photo gallery: Brookfield Central's second goal in a 14-minute span came with less than two minutes left in regulation and dealt Elkhorn a heartbreaking 2-1 loss in a WIAA Division 2 boys soccer state semifinal at Uihlein Soccer Park.
Brookfield Central's second goal in a 14-minute span came with less than two minutes left in regulation and dealt Elkhorn a heartbreaking 2-1 loss in a WIAA Division 2 boys soccer state semifinal at Uihlein Soccer Park.
Elkhorn is 17-1 and riding a 17-match winning streak into the WIAA Division 2 state boys soccer tournament, which begins Friday at Uihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee.
Janesville Craig's Parker Glissendorf capped off a prolific senior season by being named to the all-Big Eight first team in football.
Janesville Craig seniors Ellie Lorenz, Madalyn Arrowood, Ivy White, Lauren Shanks and Gabby Petruzzello ran at the state cross country meet three straight years and helped the girls cross country program become the most prolific in city history with a record 22 state tournament appearances.
Evansville junior Riley Siltman earned a state medal by placing fourth in the WIAA Division 2 boys race at the WIAA state cross country meet Saturday. The Craig girls were 16th, and Cougars junior Bryan Bloomquist finished 25th.
Milton's football team built a two-touchdown lead Friday night at Waunakee but lost 35-28 in a WIAA Division 2 second-round game.
Fifth-seeded Lakeside Lutheran downed top-seeded Evansville 14-6 in a WIAA Division 4 second-round football playoff game Friday night.
River Valley junior quarterback Will Bailey shredded the Crimson Tide defense for 235 yards passing and three touchdowns and ran in another to lead the Blackhawks to a 46-3 victory in a WIAA Division 4 second-round game.
Top-seeded Elkhorn beat fourth-seeded Sauk Prairie 2-0 in a WIAA Division 2 boys soccer sectional semifinal Friday. The Elks host Oregon in a sectional final at 1 p.m. Saturday. It's the fifth sectional final meeting between the two programs in the past seven years.
The second-seeded Vikings started slow against sixth-seeded Wilmot in a WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal but rolled to victories in the final three sets to win 20-25, 25-18, 25-20 and 25-16. Parker reached the sectional finals for the first time since 1995.
The top-seeded Cardinals fell 15-13 in the fifth game Thursday night in the WIAA Division 3 sectional semifinal to cap a memorable match and a terrific season.
Craig's scoring runners (top five on the team of seven) at the Kettle Moraine Sectional on Saturday all finished their 5,000-meter race within 38 seconds of each other. Running as a pack, the Cougars girls team qualified for the WIAA state cross country meet for the third straight year.
Lakeside Lutheran ended Edgerton's football season a year ago, while Evansville handed the team its only loss this season. Will the Crimson Tide get a shot at redemption next week?
Brodhead/Juda junior Madelynn McIntyre finished 13th in the Division 2 race at the WIAA state cross country meet last year. She was 19th as a freshman. She hopes to finish in the top 10 on Saturday.
Parker outside hitter Rachel Van Beek, setter Shay Riley, middle hitter Tina Shelton and libero Carlie Curtis, along with Craig libero Lauren Glissendorf, were all named second-team all-conference Tuesday.
Some conservative play calls had NFL coaches being second-guessed Monday. Locally speaking, though, there was nothing conservative about a decision to go for two in Milton's playoff win Friday night. Gazette sports editor Eric Schmoldt breaks it down.
Evansville junior Jackson Stencel entered Saturday's regional finals with 82 goals scored in 61 career high school matches, but during the club season, he plays a right back position and is one of the top players in the state for his age group.
A roundup of area WIAA regional final boys soccer matches played Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.
Evansville's Riley Siltman and Brodhead/Juda's Madelynn McIntyre both finished second Saturday at the Division 2 River Valley Sectional to lead area cross country runners qualifying for state.
The opening round of the WIAA football playoffs went about as planned with all the No. 1 seeds advancing, but controversy remains in regards to enrollment and placement.
The second-seeded Vikings swept seventh-seeded Monona Grove 25-23, 27-25, 25-18 in a WIAA Division 1 regional final at Parker High. It's the Vikings first regional championship since Halloween 2003.
For the third straight year, Janesville Craig's girls cross country team is headed to the WIAA Division 1 state meet. Craig junior Bryan Bloomquist also punched his ticket to state for the third straight year.
A roundup of area high school football first-round playoff games played Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.
The Crimson Tide gashed the Golden Eagles for 370 yards rushing en route to a 45-8 win in a WIAA Division 4 first-round game.
The Badgers committed five turnovers and surrendered 26 second-half points on their way to a painful 33-7 loss to Burlington in a WIAA Division 2 first-round playoff game.
Nick Huber and Jerry Jones combined for 317 rushing yards and four touchdowns as third-seeded Milton held off sixth-seeded La Crosse Central 36-33 in a WIAA Division 2 first-round playoff game at Carl F. Anderson Field.
Top-seeded Brodhead swept New Glarus on Thursday in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal match. Brodhead hosts Cuba City on Saturday for the regional title.
A roundup of area high school volleyball regional semifinal matches played Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.
Ninth-seeded Badger overcame a second set in which it scored just 13 points and shrugged off hitting errors throughout the night to top the eighth-seeded Cougars 25-22, 13-25, 25-23, 25-21.
After Whitewater and Jefferson tied 2-2 through overtime, Whitewater keeper Antwan Banda's save in the third round of a penalty kick shootout sent the Whippets through a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal match.
Junior Emily Davis stepped into the setter role and recorded a team-high 33 assists as the fourth-seeded Milton defeated 12th-seeded Madison La Follette 26-24, 26-24, 21-25, 25-20 in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal.
A roundup of area WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal soccer matches played Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.
With the WIAA football playoffs beginning Friday, Gazette sports writer John Barry breaks down three local games and makes his state championship picks in all seven divisions.
With the WIAA playoffs beginning Friday night, I take a look at the seven divisions and who I expect to be playing at Camp Randall in state championship games.
Emme Bullis had 16 kills, four aces and six blocks Tuesday night to lead Whitewater High's volleyball team to a 3-0 win over Walworth Big Foot in a WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal match.
Eighth-seeded Stoughton topped ninth-seeded Milton 2-1 Tuesday in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal boys soccer match.
A roundup of area high school boys soccer WIAA tournament regional openers from Oct. 22, 2019.
A roundup of area WIAA regional volleyball openers played Oct. 22, 2019.