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The rising temperatures and sunshine aren’t the only things signaling that spring is around the corner, or at least in the vicinity.
Carthage softball sweeps twin bill
Three former Kenosha County girls basketball standouts will pack their bags for the NCAA Division I Tournament later this week.
Editor’s note: This is the third of a “Where Are They Now?” series that will run on the third Tuesday of each month during the Kenosha News’ 125th anniversary year. The series focuses on former Kenosha County standout athletes and their lives after sports.
It may not be quite on par with the famous “Miracle on Ice” story from 1980, but something fairly magical happened recently for a group of hockey players.
Tremper junior Maddy Troy already owns four pieces of WIAA Division-1 State Track and Field Meet hardware.
Another day, another sweep for the top-ranked Carthage men’s volleyball team.
The nation’s top-ranked Division III men’s volleyball team had no trouble Friday night.
Tremper girls golf earns team honor
The spring high school sports season begins in earnest this weekend with the start of indoor track and field.
Ranked in the top five nationally, the Illinois Springfield baseball team probably figured on at least winning a three-game non-conference home series against UW-Parkside on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Hannah and Ellie Harmeyer are about as close as sisters can be.
The UW-Parkside baseball team is getting a new address for its home games this spring.
A healthy Kayla Konwent continues to mash the softball for the University of Wisconsin.
The UW-Parkside baseball team took down its second ranked opponent of the season Tuesday, as Justin Bennett’s go-ahead grand slam keyed the Rangers to a 7-3 non-conference win in the first game of a doubleheader at Illinois Springfield.
2 Bulldogs named All-Conference
It took a buzzer-beater from Southern Lakes Conference rival Elkhorn in last week’s Division-2 sectional semifinal to keep the Central boys basketball team from a return trip to state.
When Division-3 girls basketball coaches met this past weekend to vote for the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches All-State teams, they shared a similar sentiment about Shoreland Lutheran star Chelby Koker.
The Carthage baseball team may want to rethink its decision to leave Arizona.
The Bradford, Tremper and Indian Trail boys and girls basketball squads combined to land 17 players on this year’s All-Southeast Conference teams.
Carthage’s Elizabeth Willis etched her name in the women’s track and field program’s record book Saturday in Boston.
After a stellar season, UW-Parkside redshirt senior forward Chip Flanigan was honored appropriately by the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
St. Olaf erupted for eight runs in the final three innings of a 12-1 non-conference victory over Carthage on Saturday in Tucson, Ariz.
The ball hit what looked like every part of the rim, came up off the backboard and back down again.
Following its first season in the conference, the UW-Parkside women’s basketball team had three players named to the All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team, which was announced Friday.
The Carthage softball team made the most of its final day in Florida.
SOMERS — Last season was obviously a difficult one for the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team.
SOMERS — In the movies, Luke Reigel would’ve stood at the front of the bus and delivered an inspiring speech.
BURLINGTON — This time, the Central boys basketball team couldn’t escape Elkhorn.
Solid pitching and timely hitting lifted the Carthage softball team to a non-conference doubleheader sweep Thursday in Kissimmee, Fla.
UW-Parkside wrestlers Pernevlon Sheppard and Connor Price will represent the Rangers at the NCAA Division II Championships today and Saturday in Cleveland.
After a breakout junior season for the Belmont women’s basketball team, Shoreland Lutheran graduate Ellie Harmeyer was commended by the Ohio Valley Conference.
The Carthage softball team continued its season-opening trip to The Spring Games on Wednesday with a two-game split at the Osceola Softball Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.
Shoreland Lutheran’s Chelby Koker finished her four-year girls basketball varsity career as the most prolific scorer in Kenosha County history and one of the top scorers in girls state history.
As Yogi Berra would say, it’s deja vu all over again.
SOMERS — If the players on the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team are intentionally trying to give coach Luke Reigel severe heartburn every night, they’re doing a splendid job.
The UW-Parkside women’s basketball team didn’t go down without a fight Tuesday in a season-ending 77-59 road loss to Ashland (Ohio) in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
Having to face two nationally ranked squads Monday in Arizona proved to be a challenging task for the Carthage baseball team.
Carthage juniors Sarah Schmidt and Elizabeth Willis on Monday were named to the 2019 United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III All-Midwest Team.
A 10-10 record in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference was enough for the UW-Parkside women’s basketball team to get an invite to the postseason party.
Luke Reigel isn’t going to take time to pat himself on the back.
WIAA moves D-2 sectional
A 6-2 deficit didn’t prove to be too daunting Monday afternoon for the Carthage baseball team.
There’s only one result that would be surprising when the UW-Parkside men’s basketball team hosts Lake Superior State in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal at 7:30 tonight at the DeSimone Gymnasium.
Former Central softball standout Kayla Konwent certainly is making up for lost time so far this spring.
The Carthage baseball and softball teams enjoyed a sweep on Sunday.
PADDOCK LAKE — After three seasons that have included two Southern Lakes Conference championships, three regional titles and a sectional title, senior guard Jaeden Zackery admitted he’s losing track of where he’s keeping the pieces of net the Central boys basketball team keeps cutting down.
Kenosha Combined senior Megan Zeller picked up a sixth-place finish on the vault to lead the city contingent at Saturday’s WIAA Division-1 State Gymnastics Meet in Wisconsin Rapids.
The UW-Parkside baseball team started Saturday with a bang in Nashville, Tenn.
RACINE — After getting torched by senior sensation Marquise Milton for an average of 34.5 points per game in a pair of regular-season losses, the Indian Trail boys basketball team knew that it had to take a different tact on Friday against Southeast Conference rival Racine Horlick in a WIAA …