Janesville Craig's football team earned a No. 4 seed in its WIAA Division 1 playoff grouping, and the Cougars will host fifth-seeded Kettle Moraine on Friday night.
A recap of Rock Valley high school football action for Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
Lake Geneva Badger beat Union Grove 28-20 on Friday night to extend its WIAA postseason streak to 12 straight years.
A recap of area high school football action for Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
Janesville Parker turned the ball over five times and totaled 31 total offensive yards in a 34-0 loss at Beloit Memorial on Friday night.
Follow along for updates from tonight's high school football games.
More and more teams are making the WIAA football playoff field with sub-.500 conference records every year. Milton, Elkhorn and Beloit Turner are teams that still have plenty to play for in terms of playoff hopes during the final week of the regular season.
What a strange season it has been in Rock Valley Conference football. The pretenders have become the contenders.
High school football results for the Rock Valley Conference on Friday, Oct. 5.
High school football results around the area on Friday, Oct. 5.
Janesville Parker trailed just 19-0 at halftime against first-place Madison Memorial on Friday night, but the Spartans pulled away to a 48-6 victory.
Badger kept its playoff hopes alive with a 28-20 road victory. The Badgers improved to 3-5 overall, but more importantly are 3-3 in the Lakes.
Craig senior quarterback Ben Coulter accounted for three touchdowns, and the Cougars defense forced three turnovers in a 39-6 Big Eight Conference victory over visiting Madison West on Friday.
Janesville's Craig's Keeanu Benton has a chance to play in the 2019 Under Armour All-America game. fans have a chance to vote him in.
After beating Evansville/Albany on an untimed down at the end of a game in Week 6, Whitewater picked up its second straight victory Friday night against Brodhead/Juda, improving to 2-5.
Five notable performances from area high school athletes over the past week, and five area events to watch for over the next seven days:
A recap of Week 7 high school football games around the area for Friday, September 28, 2018.
A recap of Week 7 high school football games in the Rock Valley Conference for Friday, September 28, 2018.
Jaden Johnson and Devin Jorgenson combined for 479 yards rushing and seven touchdowns, and Edgerton scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat host East Troy in a Rock Valley Conference football game.
Despite trailing by only six points at halftime, Craig was overpowered by Middleton in the second half in a 42-7 loss.
A recap of Week 7 high school football games in the Southern Lakes Conference for Friday, September 28, 2018.
Parker scored four touchdowns Friday night and trailed by just 12 in the fourth quarter before Madison West pulled away to a 55-28 Big Eight Conference victory at Monterey Stadium.
Palmyra-Eagle's football team is relevant once again. Second-year coach Joe Hauser is a big reason why.
Five notable performances by area high school athletes over the past week, and five events to keep an eye on in the next seven days.
Janesville Craig and Edgerton punched their ticket to the WIAA football playoffs Friday night by picking up their fifth conference wins of the season.
A recap of Week 6 high school football games around the area for Sept. 2, 2018.
A recap of Week 6 high school football games in the Rock Valley Conference for Friday, September 21, 2018.
Tressin Kussmaul rushed for three touchdowns and Janesville Craig's football team moved into a three-way tie atop the Big Eight Conference and clinched a playoff berth with a victory at Madison East on Friday.
Jaden Johnson rushed for 258 yards and five touchdowns and the Crimson Tide piled up more than 500 yards on the ground on the way to a 52-16 Rock Valley Conference victory over shorthanded Beloit Turner.
Middleton opened up a 21-0 lead Friday night and coasted to a 46-0 Big Eight Conference win over Janesville Parker at Monterey Stadium.
The iPad has replaced the chalkboard when it comes to high school football. Gone are the days of making adjustments and diagramming plays at halftime.
The high school football season is past the midway point. Gazette sports editor Eric Schmoldt breaks down the area teams' playoff chances.
Five notable performances in area high school sports from the past week and five events to watch over the next seven days.
A recap of Week 5 high school football games around the area for Sept. 14, 2018.
A recap of Week 5 high school football games in the Rock Valley Conference for Friday, September 14, 2018.
Janesville Craig overcame four turnovers to beat Madison La Follette 17-10 on Friday night, improving to 4-1 this season.
Janesville Parker's football team lost its 12th straight game Friday night as Madison East rallied for a 32-14 Big Eight Conference win at Monterey Stadium.
Jake Mogensen caught two touchdown passes, but Wilmot held off Elkhorn 17-15 in a hard-fought Southern Lakes Conference football game Friday night.
Janesville Craig and Janesville Parker believe they're headed to the Badger Conference to play football starting in 2020. The question is who will join them?
Losing in Week 1 of the high school football season can set a negative tone to start the season, or it can provide an early rallying point. Edgerton and Sun Prairie are a couple teams from area conferences who lost to open the season but are now 3-1.
A recap of Southern Lakes Conference football games played Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.
A recap of Week 4 high school football games in the Rock Valley Conference for Friday, September 7, 2018.
Janesville Craig came into Week 4 unbeaten but fell behind to visiting Sun Prairie 21-0 after one quarter on Friday and never recovered in a 49-0 loss.
Milton High's football team couldn't overcome six turnovers in a 26-14 Badger South Conference loss to Stoughton on Friday night.
Madison La Follette raced out to a 28-0 halftime lead and didn't look back in a Big Eight Conference football game against visiting Janesville Parker on Friday.
Quarterbacks are in the spotlight after three weeks of the high school football season.
Elkhorn has relied almost solely on its ground game to shoulder the load offensively in recent years, but Mason Buelow has nine touchdown passes through three games in 2018.