Empey defended his 220-pound title at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. Plus, Mount Horeb's Torin Hannah makes a college decision for basketball.
The Galloping Ghosts, wrestling at home, take a 38-26 victory over the Vikings in the Division 1 championship match.
Verona, in Division 1, and Reedsburg, in Division 2, also earn spots in the WIAA state girls basketball semifinals
Waunakee earned its first-ever Division 1 state berth and also will chase the Galloping Ghosts and Vikings in Kaukauna on Saturday.
Kyle Krantz and the Wildcats will meet 11th-ranked Waunakee in a regional semifinal on Friday in Baraboo
Baraboo's John Gunderson collects the area's other crown.
Poynette's Cash Stewart and Gunnar Hamre both earn third-place finishes in the Division 3 state tournament
Top-ranked Fond du Lac St. Mary's Springs, the defending state champion, defeats the Panthers 4-0 in a sectional final.
Division 1 WIAA Individual Wrestling State Tournament championship matches at Kaukauna High School in Kaukauna, Wis., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.
Senior Brooks Empey and sophomore Griffin Empey continue their family's love affair with wrestling and Stoughton's tradition in the sport.
Area champs hoping to repeat are Nicolar Rivera and Brooks Empey of Stoughton in Division 1 and Cash Stewart of Poynette in D3
31 area qualifiers will compete in the Division 1 (at Kaukauna), 2 (at Adams-Friendship) and 3 (at Wausau East) tournaments on Saturday
If it’s February, there’s just no stopping the Stoughton wrestling team.
Sarah Lazar scores 17 points to lead four double-digit scorers for the Crusaders.
Laura Nickel scores 18 points to carry the Cardinals, now 17-3, past the L-Cats, now 18-2
The Spartans are the only team that has beaten the Eagles all season
The Vikings pile up 281 points, well ahead of runner-up Beaver Dam (139), and advance 11 athletes to next week’s sectionals.
The Papermakers prevail 53-50 at home.
The Beavers won only one weight class, but took six runner-up finishes to outpoint Waunakee and Baraboo in the team race
The WIAA Division 1 regional wrestling tournament at Beaver Dam High School in Beaver Dam, Wis., Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021.
The senior, who fought off injuries to earn a state runner-up honor last year, is No. 1 at 182 pounds heading into Saturday's WIAA regional
Petitgoue and Brookfield East girls swimming and diving coach Michael Rose were named 2020 national coaches of the year by the National Federa…