A recap of area high school basketball games for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
Cougars go 2-3, after losing to Middleton on Friday night
Milton High's girls basketball team defeated Mount Horeb 68-48 Saturday in the Badger Challenge.
The Cougars earned 125.325 points in the top Gold Division, which Madison Memorial won with 132.05.
A recap of high school girls basketball games for Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.
The Wildcats bolted to a 21-2 lead in the first seven minutes. Parker made 2 of its first 21 field-goal attempts, and was shooting just 18.5 percent at halftime even after scoring nine straight points late in the half to pull within 16.
Claudia Fieiras led three players in double figures with 22 points Friday night, as Janesville Craig's girls basketball team rolled past Beloit Memorial 82-44 in a Big Eight Conference game.
A roundup of Rock Valley Conference girls basketball games played Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.
A recap of high school girls basketball games for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019.
The Parker Vikings built an overwhelming lead in the first half en route to a 75-53 win over the visiting Beloit Memorial Purple Knights on Tuesday.
The Craig Cougars went without a field goal in the extra four minutes of overtime as the Madison Memorial Spartans rallied for a 63-56 victory on Bob Suter Court.
A recap of high school basketball games for Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.
The Cougars gave up just five free throws over the first 18 minutes and ran away with a 64-26 Big Eight Conference victory over the Regents on Saturday.
The Blue Devils forced 19 first-half turnovers, held the Chiefs to single digits in the first half and ran away with a 67-35 victory that they hope turns out to be a tone-setter heading into the second half of conference play.
Middleton rebounded from a five-point halftime deficit to beat visiting Craig 59-53 in a Big Eight Conference girls basketball game.
Senior Brooke Graesslin scored 13 of her game-high 21 points during a first half where the Vikings built a 19-point lead, and they rolled to a 52-27 Big Eight Conference home victory over Madison West.
All eyes will be on Evansville the next two nights as title contenders square off in Rock Valley Conference boys and girls basketball.
Janesville Craig edged Evansville 51-48 in the title game of the Optimist tournament, while Milton topped Kenosha Tremper in consolation game
Janesville Craig and Evansville will meet in Friday's championship game of the girls basketball Optimist Holiday Tournament.
The first half of the high school basketball season is wrapping up for a number of area conferences. Let's look ahead to what figures to be an exciting second-half of the season.
A recap of high school girls basketball games for Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.
A roundup of area high school girls basketball games played Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018.
Madison Memorial remained tied for first place in Big Eight Conference girls basketball with a 76-51 win over Janesville Parker on Thrusday.
A look back at last week's Basketball Weekly column, in which I took a lot of criticism for suggesting that conferences go back to the two-person officiating crew for the regular season.
A recap of high school girls basketball games for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.
Stephanie Aasen sat out her entire junior season while playing at Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa, because of the effects of a concussion, suffered her sophomore season.
The junior basketball star suffered a concussion in January that cut short her sophomore season and kept her out of school for a month. Now more cautious, she's back playing basketball for Evansville High.
A roundup of high school basketball games for Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.
A roundup of area high school girls basketball games played Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.
Middleton High's girls basketball team beat Janesville Parker 62-22 in Big Eight Conference play Friday night.
Is it time for high school basketball to go back to the two-person officiating crew? A lack of quality varsity officials has made it difficult to fill the current three-person crews. Gazette sports reporter John Barry takes a closer look at the situation.
A recap of high school girls basketball games for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.
Paige Banks and Abby Eftemoff combined for 38 points, and the Blue Devils put together their most complete performance of the season in a 60-48 upset of the Whitewater Whippets, injecting more chaos into the Rock Valley Conference's title race.
The Badgers made just two baskets in the second half but never relinquished their lead in a 44-39 Southern Lakes Conference victory that dealt host Elkhorn its first loss of the season.
Kaitlyn Eder made 6 of 8 3-pointers on the way to 26 points, and the Lancers won 66-53 in a Big Eight Conference game.
A recap of high school girls basketball games for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.
Parker committed 23 first-half turnovers, and the Purgolders pulled away early in the second half on the way to a 68-44 Big Eight Conference victory in Parker’s gym Saturday.
Jennah Hartwig saw her team take a step forward Thursday night.
Sun Prairie senior point guard Grace Hilber scored 10 of her game-high 25 points in overtime, including going 6-for-6 from the free-throw line, to help the Cardinals fend off the host Cougars 61-57 in a Big Eight Conference game.
A roundup of area high school girls basketball games from Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.
A recap of high school girls basketball games around the area for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.