The Janesville Craig girls basketball team opened Big Eight Conference play with a 63-49 home victory over Madison West on Thursday.
The Cougars went on the road to beat Madison East on Tuesday night.
Everyone in town enjoys a Craig-Parker matchup in any sport, but did the Big Eight Conference schedule hurt by pairing the teams too early in the season?
The Janesville Craig girls basketball team used a high-pressure defensive effort to key a 23-5 third-quarter advantage in a rout of Oconomowoc on Saturday.
The Cougars, who open their season Saturday, have just one senior, but are not considering this a rebuilding year.
Jake Negus hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send Friday's game against Madison Edgewood to overtime, and the Cougars won the nonconference boys basketball game 71-65.
James Morgan scored all 11 of his points after halftime as Craig pulled away to beat Parker in a Big Eight Conference boys basketball opener on Tuesday night.
Behind 15 points from Nolan Maresch, and 14 each from Jerry Ngobi and Mike Murphy, the Cougars got out of the gate with a quality win against a Monroe team that will surely be in the thick of the Badger South Conference race.
There's a definite buzz surrounding Janesville Craig's boys basketball team this season.
The Gold Star Mothers Monument and Purple Heart Monument were unveiled and dedicated during Monday's Veterans Day program at Veterans Plaza, Traxler Park, Janesville
It was sectional Saturday for south-central Wisconsin girls swim teams. Milton's Bridgette Alexander automatically qualified for state after winning two events in Baraboo.
Whitewater High School's Brett Harms made his fourth visit to the state cross country meet Saturday and turned in another top-five performance.
Wisconsin Rapids hosts the boys and girls WIAA state cross country meets on Saturday.
Parker's Keegan McCluskey, along with Craig's Evan Lalor and Nate Farrell, advanced to the WIAA state cross country meet as individual qualifiers at Saturday's Verona Sectional.
The fifth-seeded Cougars lost at home to 12th-seeded Waterford in a Division 1 regional semifinal on Thursday.