UW-W won a pair of home games over the weekend to improve to 7-0 and sat at No. 12 in the d3hoops.com poll last week. The mission seems pretty simple: wins as many nonconference games in as many different ways and against as many different styles as possible.
Janesville Parker High recently hired a pair of strong candidates to coach its athletic programs on the ball diamonds this spring. But why did it take this long?
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.
Craig shot just 23 percent in the first 23 minutes and could not recover in a 72-64 loss to visiting Sun Prairie in a Big Eight Conference boys basketball game.
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.
Five years ago, UW-W edged Mary Hardin-Baylor 16-15. Five years before that, the Warhawks beat the Crusaders 39-13. And on Saturday, the two teams will renew their rivalry with a game back in Belton, with each hoping to earn a spot in the Stagg Bowl—Division III’s national title game.
Sun Prairie scored four first-period goals on the way to a 9-0 victory over the Janesville Bluebirds in Big Eight Conference boys hockey Tuesday night.
Gazette sports editor Eric Schmoldt chronicles his first successful deer hunt in seven seasons of effort. He took his first buck on Nov. 18, the second day of this year's gun deer season.