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High school football 2017

Previews of area high school football teams.
2017 High School Football special section
11 am 8/21/17
Get the full scoop about Rock and Walworth counties' 2016 high school football season. Read more...
2017 High School Football special section
Battle for the Rock celebrates golden anniversary
By | 11 am 8/15/17
On Nov. 11, 1967, Dave Kumlien and Mike McDaniels squared off in the first football game between Janesville Parker and Janesville Craig. Read more...
Battle for the Rock celebrates golden anniversary
Schmoldt: A celebration of rivalries--old, new or otherwise
By | 11 am 8/15/17
Rivalries just aren’t what they used to be. Then again, what is when it comes to high school football? This year we’ll have three games before most students even set foot in a classroom. Read more...
Schmoldt: A celebration of rivalries--old, new or otherwise
Parker looking to regroup
By | 11 am 8/15/17
Janesville Parker head coach Clayton Kreger and his football team took a good, long look in the mirror following the 2016 season. Read more...
Parker looking to regroup
Bunderson era begins at Craig
By | 11 am 8/15/17
A new era in Janesville Craig football begins Friday night. Read more...
Bunderson era begins at Craig
Milton hopes to carry momentum forward
By | 10 am 8/15/17
Milton High’s football team saw its recent run of contending for conference championships come to an end in 2016. Read more...
Milton hopes to carry momentum forward
Evansville has big holes to fill
By | 10 am 8/15/17
After 43 years coaching Evansville/Albany football, Ron Grovesteen’s season goals don’t change much. Read more...
Evansville has big holes to fill
Edgerton expects growing pains
By | 10 am 8/15/17
Edgerton High’s Senior Night this football season could be the shortest in recorded history. Read more...
Edgerton expects growing pains
Turner looks for return to postseason
By | 10 am 8/15/17
The Trojans won 10 games in Derek Diehl’s first two seasons as head coach. That’s one more victory than Turner had in the previous 10 years. Read more...
Turner looks for return to postseason
Brodhead/Juda looks to keep playoff streak alive
By | 10 am 8/15/17
Brodhead/Juda might be a year away from contending for a Rock Valley Conference title. Read more...
Brodhead/Juda looks to keep playoff streak alive
Clinton looks for repeat success
By | 10 am 8/15/17
The Cougars shared the Rock Valley Conference championship last season and were one win away from playing for the Division 5 state title. Read more...
Clinton looks for repeat success
Parkview still battling numbers issues
By | 10 am 8/15/17
The move to the Trailways Large Conference last season helped even the playing field for the Orfordville Parkview High football program. Read more...
Parkview still battling numbers issues
Big Foot has two-way plans
By | 10 am 8/15/17
Big Foot High’s football season was derailed last season by a defense that allowed an average of 31.9 points a game, negating an offense that averaged of 27.4. Read more...
Big Foot has two-way plans
Deep playoff runs give Badger wealth of experience
By Tim Wester/Special to the Gazette | 9 am 8/15/17
With consecutive WIAA state semifinal losses the past two years, the Lake Geneva Badger football team could agonize over missing its chance to play in a state championship game. Read more...
Deep playoff runs give Badger wealth of experience
Depth key to Delavan-Darien success
By Tim Wester/Special to the Gazette | 9 am 8/15/17
What's the best way to combat having the smallest enrollment in a conference? For Delavan-Darien, the answer was adding players from a second high school. Read more...
Depth key to Delavan-Darien success
Elkhorn retools to take aim at Southern Lakes
By Tim Wester/Special to the Gazette | 9 am 8/15/17
One of the priorities for Elkhorn High’s football team is to move past the misfortunes of the past two seasons and rekindle the successes of 2014. Read more...
Elkhorn retools to take aim at Southern Lakes
Whitewater looks to get back on track
By | 9 am 8/15/17
Whitewater High's football program has fallen on hard times. The Whippets have won only three games over the last three years, including an 0-9 campaign in 2016. Read more...
Whitewater looks to get back on track