Janesville's 12U Babe Ruth baseball team topped Eau Claire in the state championship game 11-6 on Sunday in Dodgeville to clinch a berth at the Ohio Valley Regional in Crown Point, Indiana.
Post 205 (19-8) totaled 10 hits against Plover starter Dylan Trigg but only had a trio of one-run innings to show for its efforts.
Behind Jameson Lavery's strong start and a late burst of offense, Evansville won 4-2 to end a two-game losing streak and move ahead of Fort Atkinson in the Home Talent League's Southeast Section standings
The hands-down best flathead bait is a bullhead, which are increasingly tough to find with Wisconsin’s greatly improved water quality. Second choice is a bluegill with most of the tail hacked off to better send the “easy food” message through the water column.
11U team takes home Cal Ripken state title to advance to Ohio Valley Regional
Riverside head golf professional Matt Ellis and Janesville Parker girls golf coach John Zimmerman started the Riverside Junior Golf Academy 12 years ago and the program is still going strong today.
Lake Speed, the only American to win the World Karting Championship, will be at Sugar River Raceway in Brodhead over the next couple days for a national vintage karting event.
Photo gallery: The Albion Tigers hosted local rival Evansville in a Home Talent League baseball game Sunday. Albion won 5-4 to tighten its grip on first place in the Southeast Section.
Adam Loveland, a 2018 Edgerton graduate, hit a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth to lift the Albion Tigers to a 5-4 win over the Evansville Jays on Sunday.
Derek Carrier's life is built around faith, family and his love for football, something the Edgerton native and Oakland Raiders tight end touched on during camps and testimonies during time home this summer.
Twenty goalies lugged their heavy pads through the doors of the Janesville Ice Arena on Friday to kick off the Janesville Jets main camp. It’s not crazy to think 120 more would have been lined up if there had been room for all of them to participate.
LPGA Hall of Famers Pat Bradley, Sandra Haynie and Donna Caponi headline the field for the inauguarl Janesville LPGA Seniors Pro-Am at the Janesville Country Club on August 3 and 4.
After being selected in the fifth round of the NHL Draft on June 22, the Ontario native has a big couple of years ahead.
Janesville's Sam Van Galder shot even-par 72 and was one of eight players to qualify for the Wisconsin State Amateur Championship at a qualifying tournament Monday at Janesville's Riverside Golf Course.
Stoughton's Owen Butler, a 2003 Milton High graduate, shot a 9-under 63 in the third round at Riverside on Sunday, posting 19-under overall to win the Ray Fischer Amateur title by three strokes. The tournament was shortened to 54 holes due to thunderstorms.
Post 205 opened the day with an 8-2 win over Bay Port before dropping a 4-3 result to Hartford.
Sunday's 36-hole finale at the Ray Fischer Amateur Championship should make for a fun day at Riverside Golf Course. Eau Claire's Matt Tolan leads at 11-under, with Owen Butler a shot back and two-time defending champ Jack Schultz trailing by two.
Post 205 dropped its first game, 3-1, to Eau Claire before overcoming a three-run deficit to defeat the hosts, 5-3.
Matt Tolan fired a 7-under par 65 to take the early lead in the clubhouse Friday at the Ray Fischer Amateur Championship at Riverside Golf Course. Only half the field completed its first round.
The 52nd annual Ray Fischer State Amateur Championship returns to Riverside Golf Course, with golfers playing 72 holes between Friday and Sunday. Jack Schultz has won the past two Fischer titles and returns looking for a three-peat.
Janesville’s Merle Franks threw out the first pitch before a Brewers-Reds game last week. The pitch was part of Franks’ benefits of being selected as the first Nellie Global Award recipient.
Jonathan Chinchilla won a $100 prime for being in the lead of one of the first laps of the Category 4/5 race at the Janesville Gran Prix on Tuesday. The mad dash sapped his energy and took him out of contention to win the race, but the prize money made it worth it, he said.
Six Janesville riders entered Tuesday's bike races. Bryan Fratianne led the locals by taking 19th in the men's Category 4/5 race, followed by Kyle Pierson in 20th and Ryan McGee in 24th
Hustisford (5-1 RRL) holds a 1/2-game lead over Neosho (5-2 RRL) and Clyman, while Lebanon (4-2 RRL) and Milton (4-3 RRL) are each within 2 games of first place in the Rock River League's Southern Division. Plus, Albion and Stoughton are tied for 1st in the Home Talent League's Southeast Section.
The Town Square Gran Prix, Janesville’s leg of the famed Tour of America's Dairyland, is set for Tuesday. Nine races will be contested over roughly 10 hours, filling the city’s downtown with the sound of cowbells and humming bike tires.
The Lebanon left-hander tore his way through Milton's lineup, striking out 21 batters to lead the Whitetails to a 2-0 win Sunday over the Raptors in a Rock River League game
Brady, 18, a native of Pickering, Ontario, posted a 2.79 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage in 43 regular-season games during the 2018-19 North American Hockey League campaign.
Rock County won both games via the 10-run mercy rule, 12-2 and 11-1, at Riverside Park.
The Janesville Youth Baseball and Softball Association is one of the top programs in the state and features one of the top facilities, as well.
Mike Murphy, a 2014 Janesville Craig High graduate, wrote a book to help youngsters adjust to high school, college and athletics.
Rock County Post 205 defeated Madison Impact 4-2 and 12-0 on Tuesday in a Legion baseball doubleheader at Riverside Park
Each stage consists of multiple criterium (closed course) bike races open to a range of skill and age levels. Janesville will host the sixth stage next Tuesday.
The county's legion baseball team fell 2-1 to Oconomowoc on Sunday in the Dale Barry Classic championship game at Riverside Park.
Less than a month after becoming a dad, I celebrated Father's Day by reaching out to area high school coaches who are dads and asking for their best advice.
Janesville Craig graduate Jack Blomgren has helped lead Michigan's baseball team to the College World Series for the first time since 1984. His family and local fans have been watching many of the teams NCAA Tournament games late into the night.
Jameson Punzel takes a break from pool swimming to compete in an open-water event today
Building an NAHL hockey roster is a year-long ordeal, and the Janesville Jets--with a new head coach and returning GM--have focused on young talent in signing tenders and drafting players this offseason.
The LPGA’s Symetra Tour will not make a stop in Janesville this summer.
Janesville man spent six years planning league that begins July 27 in Oshkosh
A four-run fifth inning propelled the Albion Tigers to a Home Talent League Southeast Section victory Sunday.
Fans born in the 1950s or earlier remember No. 15 leading Green Bay to victories in the first two Super Bowls and to nine straight wins in the playoffs after the Packers lost in the 1960 championship game to Philadelphia.
Kellen Ryan is an all-american. The Milton High sophomore finished in the top 25 in four events at the Junior Olympics national gymnastics meet in Reno, Nevada.
Edgerton native Steve Stricker recounts those days in the winter of 2005 when he spent days outside at Cherokee Golf Course.
Freitag threw three innings in relief and hit a game-ending single in the bottom of the ninth as the Raptors picked up a 5-4 walk-off win over the Ashippun Mudcats in their home opener at Schilberg Park.
The Janesville Aces, after seven seasons in the Rock River League, will not field an amateur baseball team this summer. American Legion Post 205 returns to Riverside Park as the Rock County River Monsters.
Andy Meehan enjoyed a successful running career that began in high school, continued at Air Force Academy and continues into his adult life today. He's part of a five-person class joining the Janesville Sports Hall of Fame later this month.
Patrick Campbell, a successful baseball player for Janesville Craig, UW-La Crosse and the Janesville Aces, and now an assistant for Craig, will be inducted into the Janesville Sports Hall of Fame on May 11.