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Brewers' Villar hoping to build off breakout year
The infielder, who led MLB in stolen bases, is focusing squarely on playing second base
Crew's Thames eager to make MLB return
Milwaukee added first baseman Eric Thames over the offseason after he had a successful stint in Japan
Despite offseason trade rumors, Braun still with Brewers
It sometimes sounded as if Milwaukee might deal its left fielder, but he's back as the team's veteran presence
Badgers dominate after halftime to beat Terps
Scuffling UW regroups at halftime, pulls away to stay in tie for first place in Big Ten standings
WIAA sets boys tournament brackets
Janesville Craig, a No. 6 seed, hosts Oconomowoc in a regional semifinal, while Parker plays at La Follette in a regional quarterfinal
Fuel & Tires: Kvapil back at Daytona in the Truck Series
Fuel & Tires: Kvapil back at Daytona in the Truck Series
Janesville native Travis Kvapil will compete in the season-opening Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday.
Schmoldt: Close calls test area teams' resolves

Gymnasium walls can tell a sports writer plenty. Particularly this time of year, my eyes drift there while waiting for games to begin or during halftimes.

Championships—conference, regional, sectional and state—are often on the line....

Parker, Craig girls enter tournament as underdogs
A primer to the WIAA girls basketball tournaments, which begin Tuesday around the state
Luehring, Wildcats tame Cougars

Janesville Craig girls basketball coach Kerry Storbakken considers Verona's Alex Luehring the best player in the Big Eight Conference.

On Saturday, the UW-Green Bay-bound Luehring gave him 33 reasons to say that.

Luehring scored 33...

Sun Prairie wins Big Eight gymnaastics title

Sun Prairie won the Big Eight gymnastics meet Saturday.

Paige Millard won balance beam and all-around to lead the Cardinals to the win with a score of 139.2. Madison Memorial was second with 137.35.

Janesville Craig finished seventh and...

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Xtra Points: Area wrestlers headed to state tourney
Fuel & Tires: Elliott on pole, qualifying races Thursday
Fuel & Tires: Kvapil back at Daytona in the Truck Series
Schmoldt: Close calls test area teams' resolves
Xtra Points: Breaking down girls basketball brackets

Preps

Murdy, Benton prepare for state
Craig routs DeForest on Senior Night
Lopez, Comets slip past Blackhawks
Rock County Fury one win from state
Regional girls hoops: Brodhead, Clinton among D3 winners

Local Sports

Coulee Regional doubles up Janesville
Fury win postseason opener
Area golf courses set to open
Jets win at Springfield
Edgerton's Gregory inducted into WBCA Hall of Fame

Auto Racing

Fuel & Tires: The Clash kicks off NASCAR season
Fuel & Tires: 2017 NASCAR Cup Series driver preview
Fuel & Tires: Gordon adds another trophy to collection
Fuel & Tires: Coming to the green flag for 2017 racing season
F1 champ Rosberg announces retirement

Baseball

Shaw hopes to fill void at third for Brewers
Brewers' Villar hoping to build off breakout year
Crew's Thames eager to make MLB return
Despite offseason trade rumors, Braun still with Brewers
Susac leads Brewers' new stable of catchers

Basketball

Bucks win three straight heading to break
Monroe, Beasley lead Bucks in win against Pistons
Bucks turn to reserves
Bucks' Parker out 12 months with torn ACL
Bucks lose to Heat; Parker hurt

College

UW-W men win WIAC tourney opener
Badgers dominate after halftime to beat Terps
UW-Whitewater men and women win
Badgers prepare for life without Koenig
Badger men lose second straight

Football

Land of opportunity for Sandland with Packers
UW athletes shine at Super Bowl
Patriots stun Falcons for Super Bowl win
Packers can learn from Patriots' success
Packers need help at linebacker

Golf

Is Tiger no longer relevant on PGA Tour?
Stricker, Kelly lead after first round of scramble

Hockey

Jets come up short in return home
Janesville Jets continue to be pipeline for DI prospects
Jets look forward to coming home
Jets take over NAHL points lead
Jets win another road game