Waukesha North got the better of crosstown rival Waukesha South on Friday night, 42-28. The Northstars (3-3, 1-3) celebrated their homecoming in style, relying heavily on the big play for the advantage in a game where both teams were battling to pick up their first win in the Classic 8 Conference. »Read Full Article
For three quarters on Sept. 4, Muskego and Waukesha West played a football game dominated by the defenses, but that changed in a big way in the fourth period.
Scoring opportunities were at a minimum for the Germantown football team Aug. 28 in a shutout loss to Catholic Memorial, which has yet to allow a point through two games this season.
Nicolet's return to varsity football began about as well as the Knights could have hoped when they recovered a Waukesha South fumble on the opening kickoff and proceeded to score the opening touchdown on the resulting drive. After that, the Blackshirts from South asserted themselves en route to a 43-14 win, but the Knights can take some positives from their first varsity game after a one-year hiatus.
Player to watch:Conor Blount. It's hard not to have big expectations for a quarterback in his third year as a starter, especially one with state title-game experience. Blount threw for more than 1,700 yards and 12 touchdowns last year, and he's also become a mobile threat, as well.
Player to watch: Anthony Johnson. The first-team All Conference returnee is a big part of the picture for a South team that does have quality speed and perimeter athletes, and he's lightning in the backfield. Last year's team racked up a ton of points despite its 2-6 record, showing it could move the ball and score against even the best teams in the state. This year should be no different.
Player to watch:Kendall Gould. The multisport athlete has already stood out on the track and basketball court, and he's progressed to the point where he will likely be one of the top receivers in the conference while doubling in the secondary for the Northstars.
Player to watch:Alex Bray. It's rare that Catholic Memorial possesses a quarterback who has started multiple seasons, let alone one of Bray's talents. He threw for 1,667 yards last year and 20 touchdowns, and now it just remains to be seen if CMH expands its passing game after years of pounding the football under coach Bill Young.
The Waukesha North boys basketball team has a new coach, hiring former assistant coach Sam Katula to take the reins from Greg Polkowski, who joined the coaching staff at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire over the summer.
What do the baseball teams from Waukesha West of the Classic 8, New Berlin Eisenhower of the Woodland West and Wauwatosa East of the Greater Metro Conference have in common?
Throughout this summer baseball season, Mukwongo's baseball team never won a game against Waukesha West, until now. Mukwonago came up with a 6-1 win in Friday's regional playoff game, knocking off the sectional's top seed after getting outscored in the four regular-season battles, 35-7.
It really only took one inning to decide Waukesha North's game at Kettle Moraine on Monday, thanks to a nine-run first inning for North that led to a 15-2 win in five innings, one of the final contests in the 2015 regular season.
Luke Kundinger typically pitches in relief for Waukesha West, but he made the most of a start on Wednesday, July 1, at Frame Park against Waukesha South, one that saw him flirt with a no-hitter as his team remained in the chase for the Classic 8 title.
Jake Kupsky, a former standout goalie for the Waukesha Wings co-op, was drafted in the seventh round by the NHL's San Jose Sharks on Saturday.
Chad Montez continued to retain bragging rights in the annual battle of brothers in Classic 8 baseball, but Waukesha West needed a five-run third inning to survive a 6-5 victory over head coach Marc Montez and Waukesha South to make it happen.
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