Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Two athlete from Muskego High School made it through last week's sectionals.
Two Muskego High School wrestlers qualified for the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament, beginning Thursday at the Kohl Center in Madison. Muskego junior Austin Quartullo (42-2) meets Bradley Prentice of Pulaski (35-7) at 113 pounds. Junior Connor Price (42-5) meets Nick Knoebel of Hamilton (35-4) at 152 pounds. Preliminaries begin at 3 p.m. Thursday and finals are at 6 p.m. Saturday. The entire event will be streamed online at FoxSportsWisconsin.com.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Gov. Scott Walker has on his desk new legislation that would require young athletes suspected of having a head injury to be removed from the activity until he or she can be evaluated by a health care provider.
Randee Drew saw stars as he dropped to one knee. Moments before, the 190-pound Northern Illinois cornerback attempted to tackle a 270-pound Wisconsin Badgers tight end in a game at Camp Randall Stadium during the 2002 season. "I whacked him with everything I had," said Drew, a member of the Nicolet High School Athletic Hall of Fame. "I was kind of woozy for about two plays," he added during a recent interview. "I said, 'Please Lord, don't throw the ball over here,' because I wasn't all there." Given the hard-hitting nature of football, there is not much that can be done to prevent concussions, according to Drew. However, Drew said that once an athlete is dazed by a big hit, trainers, coaches and parents need to proper care is given to …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Junior Renee Bennet's 28 points against Franklin leads Warrior Girls onto sectional championship against Sun Prairie High School on Saturday.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
A tough game against Mukwonago makes the victory all the sweeter.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Team is slated to play Milwaukee Riverside in a first round match Friday at Pulaski Stadium.
Messmer/Shorewood quarterback Taylor Dennis said he was in class when he heard the news his team was playoff-bound. "My face just lit up, I was so excited," he said. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Kevin Martens issued a temporary judgment Tuesday saying the WIAA must consider the football program for the playoffs and release the playoff pairings that includes the team. Playoffs start Friday and although Martens didn’t say when the pairings needed to be released, the WIAA issued playoff brackets shortly after. Shorewood will take on second-seeded Milwaukee Riverside in the first round of the playoffs Friday night at 7 at Pulaski Stadium. “It’s for the kids and our guys worked really hard,” Messmer/Shorewood football Coach Drake …
The decision for realignment will mean Muskego competes against other Waukesha County teams, and additional changes will impact spring sports in 2013.
The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association's (WIAA) Board of Control met last week, and approved a number of recommendations that will impact spring sports, while giving its final approval for conference realignment that affects Muskego High School beginning in spring 2012. The conference realignment plan for 2012-13 will move Muskego from the Southeast Conference to the Classic Eight. Many parents we talked to at a Muskego Gridiron Club fundraiser had expressed their excitement over the move, as it means closer competition and also places Muskego as the second largest school in the division, with Arrowhead being larger. In addition the plan divides the Midwest Classic Conference into two leagues, moves Saint Thomas More from the…