Muskies knocked out of playoff contention with loss to Stoughton

The McFarland Muskies let an early lead slip away in an 8-4 loss to the Stoughton Merchants on Sunday, Aug. 1. The McFarland offense got runners on the move in the top of the first inning. Will Reinicke led off the game with a sharp single off the third base bag, and Austin Miller walked. Xavier Schreiber drove both of the runners home with a double in the gap, and a sacrifice fly by Noah Punzel gave the Muskies an early 3-0 lead.
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Waunakee Home Talent punches ticket to Northern Section playoffs

The Waunakee Home Talent baseball team closed out the 2021 regular season in style last Sunday. The local squad closed out the Northern Section play with a convincing 9-3 victory over visiting Middleton. “Middleton always plays us tough,” Waunakee manager Cameron Hurlebaus said. “It is always a great game. It...
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Verona eying first playoff win since 2016

VERONA, Wis — It was only day one of practice, but all Verona was thinking about was the post season. The Wildcats return just about every starter from their 2020 spring season and have their sights set on a Big 8 Conference title and winning their first playoff game since 2016.

Kristin Holte Announces Her Retirement From the CrossFit Games

On August 4, 2021, Kristin Holte of Norway announced that the 2021 CrossFit Games, where she ranked just off the podium in fourth place overall, was her final CrossFit Games. She made the announcement in the caption of an Instagram post:. It’s not all over yet, but this was Holte’s...
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Cottage Grove Firemen take a 5-4 road loss to Poynette

The Cottage Grove Firemen suffered a 5-4 defeat from the Poynette Indians on Sunday, Aug 1. Pete Strommen went two for five at bat, while Dan Karlin-Kamin went two for four. Bob Blakley, Jacob Cates, Nick Herbig and Paul Patten each added a hit at the plate. With the loss,...
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Wisconsin women’s basketball: non-conference schedule released

Basketball season will be here before we know it, and on Tuesday, the Wisconsin Badgers women’s basketball program released their non-conference schedule consisting of the first eleven games that will be played under first-year head coach Marisa Moseley. Of the eleven games, five will be played against teams that played post-season basketball last season, either in the NCAA Tournament (Virginia Tech, Bradley) or the WNIT (Milwaukee, Colorado, Illinois State).
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Column: UW-Madison must require vaccines for Badger sporting events

Let me start with something objectively, categorically true: every single FDA-approved vaccine is safe and effective. They won’t make you infertile, and Bill Gates is not microchipping you (you’re not important enough, trust me). If we can’t agree on that, then you are the problem, full stop. I’m not here...

Auto racing: Scheel wins at Madison International Speedway

Lake Mills driver Stephen Scheel earned his first NASCAR Late Model victory at Madison International Speedway on July 23, snapping a lengthy drought at the track, by claiming a 25-lap feature. “I haven’t been in this victory lane since my Sportsman days. This is so great,” said Scheel, who became...
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Wisconsin Women unveil non-conference schedule

MADISON, Wis — The Marisa Moseley era at Wisconsin officially beings November 10th when UW opens up their season against St. Thomas. The Badgers will host 7 of their 11 non-conference games before Big Ten play begins. Besides St. Thomas, NJIT, Chicago State, Virginia Tech, Green Bay, Illinois State, and...