The 2018 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association and Wisconsin Football Coaches Association all-star games will feature plenty of area talent.
The Parker administration announced Monday it has hired Matt Bredesen as a special education teacher and boys basketball coach at Parker.
Janesville Craig senior Blake McCann transformed from a 3-point specialist coming off the bench to become one of the Big Eight's most dynamic offensive threats this season, and he has been named The Gazette's area player of the year.
Three of the five members of The Gazette's all-area boys basketball team are from the Rock Valley.
A roundup of WIAA state boys basketball championship games for Saturday, March 17, 2018.
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.
Vukovich torched the Tide for 34 points to lead the Trojans to a 66-53 win in a WIAA Division 3 sectional final game.
Westosha Central outscored Elkhorn 18-3 down the stretch to win 46-41 in a WIAA Division 2 sectional semifinal boys basketball game at Burlington on Thursday.
Another blistering second half has the Edgerton boys basketball team one win away from state. The Crimson Tide scored 45 points in the second half Thursday night to beat Platteville 65-56 in a WIAA Division 3 sectional semifinal game.
Edgerton and Elkhorn are two wins away from advancing to the WIAA boys basketball state tournament. Edgerton plays Platteville and Elkhorn faces Westosha in sectional semifinal games Thursday.
Fox scores 21 points to spark victory; top-seeded Platteville next in sectional semifinal
The Elks held Union Grove to 13 points in the first half and toppled the top-seeded Broncos, 47-35, on Saturday
Upsets have been rare during first weeks of WIAA boys and girls tournaments.
A roundup of area high school boys basketball regional semifinal games for Friday, March 2, 2018.
Max Glass made a pair of 3-pointers in the final two minutes of regulation to help force overtime, where he made another one in the eighth-seeded Red Devils' 85-82 victory over the ninth-seeded Cougars
Jacob Fox had 25 points Friday night, including six 3-pointers, to lead Edgerton to a 72-60 win over Dodgeville in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal game.
The Big Eight Conference announced its postseason boys basketball awards Tuesday.
Strong scored 25 points and Sereno Ferone led a second-half surge as the Trojans pulled away for a 57-40 win in a WIAA Division 3 regional quarterfinal Tuesday
Four Parkview players scored in double figures, and the Vikings used an energetic defensive effort early in the second half to beat visiting Johnson Creek in a WIAA Division 4 regional quarterfinal game. It was Parkview's first boys basketball postseason victory since 2007.
Kenosha Indian Trail used a 12-1 run that began with less than 13 minutes remaining and then held off Parker to win 66-58 in a WIAA Division 1 regional quarterfinal boys basketball game.
A roundup of area boys basketball regional playoff game for Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
Milwaukee Academy of Science heads into the postseason with momentum after beating reigning Division 4 champion Destiny on Wednesday and Edgerton on Friday.
Madison West outscored Janesville Parker 55-28 after halftime of a Big Eight Conference boys basketball game Thursday night on the way to a 90-76 win.
A roundup of area boys basketball games played Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
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 boys basketball games for Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.
Beloit Turner's boys basketball team is 14-6 and beat 15-5 East Troy in their only regular-season meeting up to this point. But East Troy is a No. 3 seed in their Division 3 tournament bracket, and Turner is a No. 6. Gazette sports editor Eric Schmoldt breaks down why that is and surveys the newly released brackets.
The Crimson Tide started the second half on a 10-0 run to overturn their halftime deficit and pull away from the Cardinals on Saturday
A roundup of area high school boys basketball games played Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.
Cougars pull to within a game of .500 going into final regular-season game Thursday against Verona
Spartans improve to 16-5 with 61-33 win over Vikings
A roundup of Rock Valley Conference boys basketball games played Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.
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.
Alec Johnson put his free-throw woes in the back of his mind late Tuesday night.
Trayvon Fair scored 16 of his team-high 18 points in a sizzling second half to help Beloit Memorial beat Janesville Craig 80-70 in a Big Eight boys basketball game.
A roundup of high school boys basketball action for Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.
Curry leads Parker with 20 points
Memorial out-scored Craig 38-24 in the second half to pull away during Saturday's Big Eight Conference game
The Spartans trail league-leading East Troy by a half-game with three conference games remaining
McDonald adds 10 points in win
Cardinals hit nine 3s in first half of 80-48 victory
Wins and losses don't define Milton High's boys basketball team. First-year head coach Alex Olson said character does.
Janesville Craig trailed by six points with 2:30 remaining but rallied for a nonconference win over visiting Burlington on Tuesday.
A roundup of Rock Valley Conference boys basketball games played Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.
A roundup of area high school boys basketball games played Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.
Craig senior Blake McCann scored 26 points and the Cougars played one of their best overall games Friday night in an 80-53 Big Eight Conference boys basketball victory over Parker.
A roundup of Southern Lakes Conference girls and boys basketball games played Feb. 2, 2018.
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.