Waukesha West girls basketball coach Mark Busalacchi knew his team played well on Tuesday night against Classic 8 Conference foe Mukwonago. It just so happened Mukwonago played a little better down the stretch to win, 57-48. »Read Full Article
Competing in the Classic 8 Conference wrestling meet at Waukesha West, Waukesha South's Marcelo Barreiro won the 113-pound title with a major decision in the championship match over Mukwonago's Hunter Kadrich.
Marquis Carter spent most of the basketball season on the bench nursing a foot injury. But when the four-year senior returned to the floor, he didn’t just make a cameo. His big shots lifted North to a signature win in double overtime, one that has the Northstars in the thick of the league race.
Waukesha South Athletic Director Dan Domach said AJ Raebel will have a "calming effect" on the Waukesha South football program.
These teams and students in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country won state championships in 2015.
Year in Review
The top sports stories in Waukesha this year including championships from familiar places at Catholic Memorial, a tremendous season for Classic 8 football and an old face making a national name for himself at Wisconsin.
The No. 1-ranked team in Division 2 girls basketball has looked the part, navigating what looked like a grueling week with flying colors.
Catholic Memorial defensive lineman Zach Taylor was named Defensive Player of the Year in the Classic 8 Conference following a standout season that finished in the Division 3 state-championship game.
It has become one of the most canonical Milwaukee-area recruitment stories in recent memory, and the legend is only going to get bigger and bigger for Waukesha West alumnus Joe Schobert.
The Wolverines finished the year 11-3 with its second silver ball in as many seasons after Homestead started fast and finished with a clock-churning drive.
Catholic Memorial appeared to have the WIAA Division 3 state championship locked up. But four interceptions, including three in the fourth quarter, allowed Notre Dame to stage a remarkable comeback and walk away with the gold ball in a 19-17 stinger at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.
The Crusaders began the game with a touchdown and didn’t let up until the final whistle against Reedsburg, earning a spot in Friday’s Division 3 state-championship game.
Waukesha West’s Conor Blount threw for four touchdowns in his third and final Level 4 state as quarterback for the Wolverines, and now West gets a chance to secure the one win that eluded it last year — the state championship in Madison.
Catholic Memorial got a chance to meet East Troy — a fellow girls volleyball powerhouse in the state of Wisconsin — in the WIAA Division 2 championship match instead of the sectional or regional, as has become customary. Still, the Crusaders shook off a first-set loss to assert themselves as the state’s best.
In a near-perfect performance, the Waukesha West football team advanced to Level 4 with a 60-0 win over Waterford, with the offense and defense making considerable contributions.
Catholic Memorial blitzed Green Bay Notre Dame in the WIAA Division 2 state semifinal, and now the girls volleyball powerhouse gets to face another -- East Tory -- in the state final.