Stone wins gold: Whitefish Bay Dominican rising junior Diamond Stone helped the United States win the gold medal at the FIBA Americas U16 championship Saturday.
A few of its players spoke in glowing terms that matched the team's optimism about contending for the gold ball in the WIAA Division 1 girls soccer state tournament last week.
At the collegiate level there are a couple of awards given for overall athletic excellence.
Nobody was going to wipe the smile off of Trent Mehlberg's face on Thursday. The Oconto senior first baseman went 4-for-7 with three RBIs and three runs scored in two state tournament games to help the Blue Devils win the WIAA Division 3 title.
Green Bay Notre Dame girls basketball coach Sara Rohde has spent most of her life around the sport.
The Bulldogs beat Luxemburg-Casco, 53-45, on Saturday to take home the school's first WIAA Division 2 girls championship title, after twice losing to the Spartans during the regular season.
It was a memorable year for area athletes and teams. Here's a quick look at the highlights, from A to Z. A is for Alison Parker, the Neenah standout in cross country and track who was also named The Post-Crescent's female athlete of the year earlier this month.
Next year, when she is routinely clicking off 250- to 300-yard drives for the University of Denver womens' golf team, Nicolet's two-time state golf champion Tory Bauman might take a moment and remember the previous winter, specifically Feb. 19. "Everything just paid off," she said after host Nicolet routed Whitefish Bay, 49-24, to tie Grafton for ... (more)
Another prep sports season has come to a close for Manitowoc County with the very best in the county being honored at Friday's ninth annual Holy Family Memorial Rehab Plus and Sports Medicine sponsored Night of Excellence.
They walked off the field late Friday night to a loud ovation from their supporters on the north end of Uihlein Soccer Park.
Brenna Heise scored 20 points on eight-of-12 shooting to lead the North to an 85-71 win over the South in the Division 2 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches All-Star Game at the Just A Game Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells on Friday.
St. Francis guard Mike Hernandez and forward Justin Taylor guard Whitnall's Jack Rivera during a game at St. Francis High School on Feb. 10. St. Francis guard Mike Hernandez and forward Justin Taylor guard Whitnall's Jack Rivera during a game at St. Francis High School on Feb. 10. The Rockets got off to a promising start in their WIAA Division 1 ... (more)
The most successful coach in the history of Sussex Hamilton's girls basketball program is moving on.
In the late 1990s and early part of this new century, the Nicolet boys basketball team would have great regular seasons, but always seemed to be trapped in enormously difficult WIAA tournament brackets, usually running into Milwaukee Vincent at the height of their five state championship powers.