Black Earth knocks off Ashton

ASHTON – Whenever the Black Earth Bombers and Ashton A’s meet up in a Home Talent League contest, it is usually a family affair.

On Sunday, it was the Barsness and Caminiti brothers, who led the way for the visiting Bombers.

Boys tennis team winless at conference

Sauk Prairie’s boys tennis team failed to win any matches at the Badger West Conference tournament.

But Eagles coach Morgan Bettner was pleased with many of Sauk Prairie’s performances.

Sauk Prairie’s girls softball team wins playoff opener

A walk’s as good as a hit.

And a forfeit is as good as a win.

That’s how Sauk Prairie’s girls softball team felt after receiving a forfeit from Mauston in their WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal last Thursday. The seventh-seeded Eagles advanced to a regional semifinal Tuesday against second-seeded Reedsburg.

Eagles’ girls soccer team seeded first

Sauk Prairie’s girls soccer team is bidding for a second straight trip to the WIAA Division 2 state tournament.

And the Eagles have a favorable draw to make that dream a reality.

Eagles’ golfers third at conference

Sauk Prairie’s James Dietmann was named second-team all-conference. Photo by Mary Langenfed.

They began the day in fifth place in the Badger West Conference.

Then they took two steps up the conference ladder.

Sauk Prairie track teams fare well at conference

Sauk Prairie’s boys track and field team finished in sixth place at the Badger West Conference meet on May 17. The Eagles’ girls finished in seventh place.

Monroe won the boys’ title with 146 points, while Oregon was second at 118 and Reedsburg was third (81). Sauk Prairie finished with 72 points.

Eagles’ track teams shine at regionals

Elena Homar and Sauk Prairie’s 3,200-meter relay team qualified for the Baraboo Sectional Thursday. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

Onward and upward.

Sauk Prairie’s track and field teams had several terrific performances when they hosted a Division 1 regional Monday. 

Sauk Prairie’s girls had a terrific night, finishing third overall. Reedsburg was first with 150.83 points, while Holmen (111.50) and the Eagles (109) rounded out the top three.

Soccer Vanguards receive No. 6 seed

The Wisconsin Heights/Barneveld girls soccer team received the No. 6 seed in its sectional.

The Vanguards travel to third-seeded Lodi on June 2 for a regional semifinal. The winner of that game advances to the regional finals on June 4 against either second-seeded Aquinas or seventh-seeded Madison Country Day.

Heights baseball seeded 4th

Their path certainly won’t be easy.

But Wisconsin Heights’ baseball team has a chance to make some noise this postseason.

The Vanguards received the No. 4 seed in their portion of their WIAA Division 3 sectional. Heights opens the postseason by hosting fifth-seeded Cambridge in a regional quarterfinal Thursday.

End of the road

Matty Baars and Wisconsin Heights’ girls softball team lost their playoff opener last week. Photo by Bethany Wood.




While it was a rough year for Wisconsin Heights’ girls softball team, the Vanguards experienced plenty of advancements.

Heights fell to River Ridge, 10-0, in a WIAA Division 4 regional quarterfinal on May 19. The Vanguards finished the year just 2-16.


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