Last June, Deb Bornhuetter helped guide the Tremper girls track and field team to its second consecutive WIAA Division-1 state title.
A Week 4 update on all the local players on scholarship or preferred walk-on status at NCAA Division I Football Bowl Series schools this fall:
Update: Started his 38th consecutive game (42nd overall) on Minnesota’s offensive line in a 24-7 victory over San Jose State in Minneapolis on Saturday. … The left guard helped the Gophers rush for 380 yards and three touchdowns. ... Coach Jerry Kill sung Epping’s praises prior to Saturday’s outgin, “You know right now (he) has an ankle sprain. It’s difficult for him. He didn’t practice much last week, but he’s such a good player. Played well, but then he’s still banged. How much practice will he get this week? So those are the things that concern you.” ... Was named to Big Ten Network.com’s top non-conference offensive performers team on Monday. … Wears No. 52. ... Minnesota plays at Michigan 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich. (ABC).
Racine Case’s victory over Bradford was the only thing that kept Jerry Wood from fashioning a perfect ballot on the first week of the Kenosha News’ annual Football Poll.
Wood went 14-1 — the only entrant from the print ballots or on-line submissions — to miss one game in claiming the $75 weekly prize.
The Central tennis team dropped just seven games in downing Delavan-Darien 7-0 in a Southern Lakes Conference match in Paddock Lake on Monday afternoon.
Central singles winners were Brienna Bostanche, Katrina Bostanche, Anna Finnemore and Ashley Wells. ... Central doubles winners were Francesca Prziomski-Penna Bremmer, Mario Salerno-Stephanie Dopuch and Kate Neave-Jessica Vela.
Bradford graduate Karyn Guttormsen reached the third round of the Amelia Island Women’s Championships, which is going on this week in Amelia Island, Fla.
The tournament is sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation.
UW-Parkside senior Emily Konior was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Women’s Soccer Defender of the Week on Monday.
Konior played 178 of the 180 minutes in the 23rd-ranked Rangers’ weekend victories over No. 20 Rockhurst and William Jewell College in which they allowed just three shots on goal. She also scored her third goal of the season against William Jewell.
MADISON (AP) — Wisconsin’s offense is a work in progress with a first-year starting quarterback throwing to receivers placed in more prominent roles this season.
But a 68-17 drubbing of Bowling Green offered positive signs for the road ahead for the Badgers, especially with prominent holdover Melvin Gordon leading the charge on the ground.
Josh Pritzl-Finger just has one of those names that’s fun to say out loud.
After Friday’s performance, Indian Trail’s coaches, players and fans may well be saying it a lot more often.
Ryan Crane’s goal in the 81st minute carried the Carthage men’s soccer team to a 1-0 upset of nationally ranked St. Thomas (Minn.) to conclude the eighth annual Battle on the Border on Sunday at Art Keller Field.
Crane’s goal was assisted by Michael Dombrowski and Arnoldo Reyes as the Red Men improved to 4-4.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis volleyball team outlasted UW-Parkside, 25-15, 20-25, 25-21, 24-26, 15-13, in a Great Lakes Valley Conference match Sunday at DeSimone Gymnasium.
The teams alternated victories through four games before UMSL pulled out the decisive contest by two.
The Kenosha Ballers semi-professional basketball team opened the 2014 Independent Basketball Association Winter Season with a 142-126 victory over the International Racers on Saturday night at the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha.
Thomas Cobbs finished with 37 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Kenosha, which led 76-57 at halftime.
Christian Life was denied its second varsity victory Saturday as winless St. John’s Military Academy held on for a 13-6 Midwest Classic Conference victory over the Eagles in Delafield.
Both teams are 1-2 in the MCC and 1-4 overall.
Explosive plays propelled the Shoreland Lutheran football team on Saturday afternoon.
The Pacers scored five offensive touchdowns covering at least 30 yards and added a defensive touchdown in a resounding 42-0 Metro Classic Conference victory over St. Thomas More at Saint Francis High School.
Playing its home opener Saturday afternoon at DeSimone Gymnasium, the UW-Parkside volleyball team swept Maryville University 25-18, 25-21, 25-14 in a Great Lakes Valley Conference match.
Jeni Heller led the Rangers with nine kills, and Jackie Langer tallied seven kills along with seven digs and four blocks. Megan Pekarek posted a match-high 29 assists in addition to three aces, while Jessi Mainczyk added 20 digs and Meghan Conley tallied 11 digs and six kills.