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Delavan-Darien heads to state with two of Wisconsin's top scorers
Chuy Rocha and Tigrio Huerta have combined for a whopping 83 goals and 45 assists for the Comets, who open play at the WIAA Division 3 state boys soccer tournament Thursday.
Madison Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals 3-2 to win World Series
Madison Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals 3-2 to win World Series
Madison Bumgarner pitched the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night.
Midseason awards: Peppers defensive MVP for Packers thus far
The Packers are halfway through their season and heading into the bye week.
Milton, Brodhead/Juda set to play Level 2 games Friday

Why is it so difficult to win a playoff game?

Nine teams in our area qualified for the postseason, but after one week only two remain.

Several factors go into playoff success—or...

Alex Erickson emerges as deep target
The Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver had two catches that went for longer than 40 yards in Saturday's win over Maryland.
Packers dwell at bottom of league in run defense
The Green Bay Packers fell to No. 32 in run defense after allowing the Saints to rush 31 times for 193 yards for a whopping 6.2 yards per attempt Sunday night.
Xtra Points: Vetting potential 2014 NFL MVPs
Xtra Points: Vetting potential 2014 NFL MVPs
A few teams are halfway through their 16-game schedules, so it seems about the right time to take a look around the NFL and see which players are emerging as MVP candidates.
Packers should consider trading secondary player
With the NFL trade deadline arriving Tuesday at 3 p.m., as many as 11 teams are in dire need of a cornerback. Come Monday, Packers general manager Ted Thompson no doubt will be taking calls from fellow GMs interested in discussing some of his players.
Earnhardt Jr. wins at Martinsville
Earnhardt Jr. wins at Martinsville
Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned his fourth win of the season on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway in an emotional victory a week after he was eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
High Fives: Brodhead/Juda's DeLorme piles up sacks

Top Performers

Josiah DeLorme, Brodhead/Juda football: The Cardinals senior linebacker feasted on a game plan that called for him to blitz the quarterback Friday night. DeLorme piled up 4.5 of Brodhead/Juda's...

Preps

Edgerton, East Troy fall in volleyball sectional semis
Delavan-Darien advances to D3 state title match
Craig High boys qualify for state cross country for ninth time in 10 years
Level 2 playoff games feature Milton and Brodhead/Juda
Playoff Prep Spotlight, Level 2: Only two area teams remain

Local Sports

Janesville Jets feasting on the road
The Janesville Jets have taken a liking to the road. Smack dab in the middle of a nine-game stint without a home game—the stretch covers an entire month—they’ve won their first four games.
New Jet Smits scores game-winner
Jets score four in the third to win 5-2
Hartzell, Smith, Pierce and Paniagua are 2014 Hall inductees
Kyle Patava hopes to soar at Air Force

Auto Racing

Earnhardt Jr. wins at Martinsville
Keselowski wins, advances in Chase
Joey Logano advances with Chase victory
Keselowski wins Chase opener
After litany of close calls, Will Power wins IndyCar title

Baseball

Giants beat Royals to win World Series
Nothing but Ned: Former Brewers skipper has grown with Royals
Unlikely World Series foes make most of wild-card chance
Miller: Interest in Fall Classic likely to be low
Losing finish fitting for Brewers

Basketball

Kemba Walker's heroics lift Hornets over Bucks
Kemba Walker didn’t waste any time at all providing the Charlotte Hornets with a return on their investment.
Dawn of fawns: Bucks to open season at Charlotte
Badgers primed for return trip to Final Four
Jason Kidd still tinkering with Bucks' rotation
Jason Kidd wants Bucks fans to be patient as team rebuilds

College

Top-ranked Whitewater plays at 16th-ranked Platteville on Saturday
Whitewater travels to face No. 16 Platteville, the only other remaining team unbeaten in WIAC play, on Saturday, and a date with No. 20 Stevens Point looms next weekend.
Corey Clement looking forward to going home
This is homecoming weekend for Corey Clement.
Melvin Gordon showing off his diverse skills
Alex Erickson emerges as deep target
Warhawks grind out win

Football

Midseason awards: Peppers defensive MVP for Packers thus far
Packers dwell at bottom of league in run defense
Xtra Points: Vetting potential 2014 NFL MVPs
Brees, Saints blow by Packers
Packers should consider trading secondary player

Golf

McDade leads Vikings to third-place finish
Kailey McDade shot 83 to lead Janesville Parker to its third-place finish. Emily O’Leary added an 89 for the Vikings, while Jackie Polglaze had 91.
Parkers sweeps; Craig splits in Big Eight girls golf
Janesville Parker traveled to Sun Prairie Country Club and defeated Sun Prairie and Madison West in a Big Eight Conference girls triangular in windy and rainy conditions Tuesday.
Parker's McDade third at Portage invite
Rory McIlroy wins second straight major
Steve Stricker in the mix at PGA Championship

Hockey

Jets forward Patava commits to Air Force
Power-play goals help Jets come from behind
Jets crush undisciplined Eagles
Chill level late, wins shootout vs. Jets
Jets lose despite outshooting Chill