Grand Chute is the grand prize for area baseball teams as the road to state officially begins today.
Lake Geneva Badger's Mason Sniatynski won the No. 1 singles title Wednesday at the Division 1 Badger Sectional to advance to next week's state meet.
Orfordville Parkview’s golf team is sectional bound.
Schneider piled up 10 strikeouts and allowed two hits as the Vikings topped host Beloit Memorial 3-1 in a Big Eight Conference game.
The Cougars used a second-half burst to secure a 4-2 nonconference victory over visiting Watertown.
Seneca Peterson allowed one hit over seven shutout innings Tuesday as Badger defeated visiting Janesville Craig 4-0 in a WIAA Division 1 softball regional semifinal.
The Oregon standout pitcher struck out 13 and allowed only four hits in leading the Panthers to 3-0 win in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal game.
The Eagles were one of multiple area teams to advance in Tuesday's regional playoff games. Jefferson won 3-1.
Janesville Craig built a 5-0 lead in the first two innings and hung on for a 5-4 Big Eight Conference baseball victory over Madison Memorial at Riverside Park on Tuesday.
Lake Geneva Badger, Janesville Parker and Milton all qualified their boys golf teams for sectional competition by finishing in the top four teams at Hawk's View in Lake Geneva on Tuesday.
La Follette scored 119 points to hold off Sun Prairie (114.5) in the boys team race, with Parker (93) and Craig (78) finishing third and fourth, respectively. Sun Prairie ran away with the girls team title, scoring 161 points to easily outpace runner-up Stoughton (93). Parker scored 83 point to take third, while Craig (47) was seventh.
The Parkview Vikings will have plenty of representation at the sectional track and field meet following the team’s success at Monday’s WIAA Division 3 Darlington Regional.
Micah Overley gave up one run in four innings and combined with reliever Eric Hughes to hold Madison West to six hits as the Cougars secured a 6-1 Big Eight Conference win to improve to 16-0 in league play.
The visiting Cougars scored seven runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in a 20-3 win. Craig added a pair of runs in the second before exploding for seven more runs in the fourth and adding a final four in the fifth inning.
Jo'Vontae Coleman of Beloit Turner broke a school record in the triple jump Monday to highlight area competitors at the WIAA Division 2 Turner Regional.
Oregon scored 22 points to win the team title, followed closely by Milton (20). Craig and Parker each had eight points to tie for fourth at the Janesville Subsectional.
A team batting average of .347. A pitching staff with a 1.38 ERA. A total of 33 sacrifices in 19 games. Janesville Craig's baseball team has put up some head-turning numbers on the way to a No. 1 state ranking.
Parker held off Madison Memorial, 4-3, in a Big Eight Conference game Saturday morning at the Janesville Youth Sports Complex. It was the Vikings' fourth straight win in the span of six days, and three of those victories came by one run.
Eva Hurley scored three goals to lead the Madison West girls soccer team to a 6-0 Big Eight Conference win over host Janesville Parker on Friday.
The Vikings won their third straight game, topping host Middleton 8-7 on Friday to avenge an 11-4 loss to the Cardinals in mid-April.
Drew Hanson pitched a complete game Friday to lead Edgerton's baseball team to a 5-1 Rock Valley Conference win over Evansville.
Middleton scored 44 points to edge Sun Prairie by just three points at the Big Eight boys tennis tournament. Verona was third, while Janesville Craig was seventh and Parker eighth.
Parker remains winless in Big Eight following Thursday's loss
Junior Nora Erlandson scored twice in the opening 21 minutes, and Memorial blanked Craig 3-0 on Thursday in a Big Eight Conference match.
Middleton’s boys golf team capped off an impressive Big Eight Conference season by winning the conference tournament Thursday in Evansville.
The Brodhead Cardinals and Delavan-Darien Comet softball teams each started the postseason with a win Thursday.
Madison Memorial's baseball team took advantage of three Janesville Parker errors en route to a 4-1 Big Eight Conference win Thursday at Riverside Park.
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Edgerton senior Joe Forsting shot 75 at Janesville's Riverside Golf Course to take medalist honors and help the Crimson Tide win the Rock Valley Conference tournament.
Savanna Dare and Hannah Loertscher each scored to back Maia Rowekamp's clean sheet as the Cougars defeated visiting Madison West 2-0 on Tuesday to pull out of a recent funk.
Janesville Parker's baseball team picked up a Big Eight Conference road win Tuesday, toppling Madison Memorial 4-3.
Janesville Craig scored five first-inning runs on the way to beating Madison West 9-0 on Tuesday, improving to 18-1 overall and 15-0 in Big Eight play.
It was fitting that Andrew Cunningham and Garrhett Bullen won the decisive match during Senior Day for the Janesville Parker boys tennis team.
Janesville Craig's softball team rallied for a 6-5 Big Eight Conference win Tuesday over Middleton.
Orfordville Parkview won the first game of a doubleheader at Johnson Creek 3-1 on Monday, but the Jays scored four times in the eighth inning to win 4-0 in the nightcap, clinching the Trailways South Conference crown.
Seven players scored for Madison East (3-6-2, 3-3-1 Big Eight), led by Angelina Perez's hat trick.
Chelsea Naber homered twice and threw a complete game and Lydia Quade drove in her 10th run of the season as the Vikings defeated Sun Prairie 8-7 on Monday at the Janesville Youth Sports Complex.
Middleton’s talented high school boys golf team picked up another title Monday.
The Cougars swept host Beloit Memorial 7-0 on Tuesday, winning all but one match in straight sets.
The Big Foot/Williams Bay captain has piled up 65 goals and counting over her four-year varsity career.
Host Madison West scored single runs in the sixth and seventh innings to edge past Janesville Parker 5-4 in a Big Eight Conference baseball game Saturday afternoon.
Waterford scored in six of the seven innings en route to an 11-6 win over the Vikings. Oregon then scored to runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Parker 6-5.
In a battle of state-ranked teams Saturday, second-ranked Janesville Craig rallied past third-ranked Waunakee 6-2 in nonconference baseball.
Photo gallery: Janesville Craig and Parker competed in the Big Eight Conference track and field meet at La Follette High School in Madison.
Sun Prairie totaled 152 points clinch its third straight girls conference title, followed closely by Madison Memorial (144) and Middleton (135). Janesville Craig tied for eighth with 21 points. Middleton extended its reign in the boys competition, totaling 152 points to breeze to its seventh straight title. Parker (47) was seventh, followed by Craig (40) in eighth.
The Vikings lost game one 3-1. In the second game, Parker scored four runs in the final inning before losing 9-6.