A few area high school girls basketball games slated Friday night, including games at Janesville Parker High School and Edgerton High School, have been postponed, officials said.
The high school girls basketball season started this week, giving us a nice change of gears after ugly losses for the Packers and the Wisconsin men's basketball team.
First-year coach Jennah Hartwig has big boots to fill. She takes over for Tom Klawitter, who won 564 varsity games on the way to a dozen state tournament trips and three WIAA state titles.
The Vikings notched a 58-57 nonconference home victory in their first game under Jennah Hartwig
A recap of area high school girls basketball on opening night Tuesday.
The Cougars went 22-4 overall a year ago and captured a share of the Big Eight Conference title for just the second time ever by matching Middleton at 16-2 in league play.
The Crusaders topped the host Cougars 56-54 in a battle of ranked teams to open the girls basketball season Tuesday.
A team from the Rock Valley has played at state in four of the last five years.
With the new seasons come a new format. New WIAA rules stipulate games will now consist of two 18-minute halves rather than four, eight-minute quarters. So when you walk into the gym Tuesday night and see 18:00 on the scoreboard, don't go blaming any clock operators.
Before we embark on what should be an entertaining winter sports schedule, Gazette sports writer John Barry honors those area athletes and teams that excelled in the fall.