The Tremper girls volleyball team faces an arduous task Saturday night if it wants to return to the WIAA Divsion-1 State Tournament for the first time since winning the title in 2008.
The second-seeded Trojans are one win away, but that win must come over top-seeded Burlington in a sectional final at 7 p.m. in Burlington. The Demons were ranked second in Division-1 in the latest WVCA state poll and captured back-to-back state titles in 2011 and 2012.
Two years ago, the Carthage football program changed from a spread offense to a pro-style system.
After not having any tight ends or fullbacks on the roster in 2012, the Red Men are starting to get production out of those positions and hope it continues when they play at Millikin in a CCIW matchup 1 p.m. Saturday in Decatur, Ill.
The Tremper girls volleyball team waited for this rematch for a year.
The Christian Life girls volleyball team lost 3-0 to Lake Country Lutheran in a WIAA sectional semifinal at Shoreland on Thursday night.
Christian Life put together a 24-17 record, earned its fourth-consecutive WIAA regional championship and did it all with a lineup that had only three upperclassmen.
Kenosha County will be well represented when the WIAA State Cross Country Championships take place Saturday at Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids.
The Bradford boys, Central boys and Central girls qualified along with Tremper’s Mitchell Maegaard.
After a one-year absence, the St. Joseph girls cross country team is back at the WIAA State Championships.
The Lancers will be joined by Shoreland Lutheran’s Abby Lash for the girls race, while St. Joseph’s John David Ford is the lone local slated for the boys race Saturday at Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids.
KENOSHA — Mark Aslakson is in his 39th season coaching the Bradford boys cross country team, and he admits that he hasn’t experienced many, if any, more enjoyable autumns than this one.
“Yeah, this is right at the top, and I think my assistant coach (Molly Ahonen) would say the same thing,” Aslakson said Thursday afternoon, two days before the Bradford boys compete in the 102nd WIAA Division-1 Cross Country Championships at The Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids.
The UW-Parkside women’s basketball team was picked to finish fifth out of eight teams in the Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division in the annual preseason coaches poll, which was released Thursday.
The Rangers garnered one first-place vote and 60 points overall. Under first-year coach Jacob Yorg, Parkside finished 4-14 in the GLVC (8-18 overall) last season.
The WIAA boys volleyball postseason gets underway Friday night, with four local teams in regional final action.
Fourth-seeded Tremper hosts fifth-seeded Indian Trail, while third-seeded Central plays host to sixth-seeded Racine St. Catherine’s/Lutheran. Both matches begin at 7 p.m.
The Tremper and Central girls volleyball teams will play for the right to most likely face the state’s best while Christian Life continues its pursuit of an elusive sectional title.
WIAA sectional semifinals are Thursday night with Tremper hosting Central in Division-1 at 8 p.m. and Christian Life taking on Lake Country Lutheran in Division-3 at Shoreland Lutheran at 7 p.m.
Mathew Yang’s goal in the 82nd minute enabled the UW-Parkside men’s soccer team to forge a 1-1 tie with Lewis on Wednesday at Wood Road Field.
Despite not losing, the Rangers did not qualify for the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament. UWP needed Bellarmine to lose in order to have any chance of making the tourney.
KENOSHA — When the Indian Trail football team faces Marquette in the second round of the WIAA Division-1 playoffs on Friday night, it won’t be the first time that the Hawks travel to Hart Park to take on the Hilltoppers.
After both teams finished the 2012 regular season with identical 2-6 records, they agreed to play an extra game as allowed by the WIAA for non-playoff teams.
KENOSHA — This has been a big year for the Carthage women’s volleyball team.
Coach Leanne Ulmer earned her 400th career win on Saturday and, with a 3-0 victory at home over North Park on Tuesday, Carthage clinched its first regular-season CCIW title since 2011.
The UW-Parkside women’s soccer team keeps climbing in the national polls.
The Rangers will head into their regular-season finale Wednesday ranked fourth in Division II. UWP climbed two spots in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Top 25 poll released Tuesday.
Kenosha’s Jamie Young tied for seventh in the pro/elite division of the Speedgolf World Championship last weekend at Bandon Dunes Resort in Bandon, Ore.
Young earned $2,100 out of the division’s total purse of $40,000.