Wisconsin Heights girls fall to Mineral Point

Emily Van Riper and Wisconsin Heights’ girls basketball team fell to Mineral Point last Saturday. Photo by Aaron Jacobus

Mineral Point is the No. 1 ranked girls basketball team in Division 4.

The Pointers are undefeated at 13-0.

And Wisconsin Heights coach Dustan Baldassari knew what needed to happen for the visiting Vanguards to pull an upset last Saturday.

Eagles’ boys basketball team tops Dells, Portage

Devin Kerska and Sauk Prairie’s boys basketball team won a pair of games last week. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

It’s been a rough year for Sauk Prairie’s boys basketball team.

But the Eagles took a step in the right direction last week.

Sauk Prairie defeated Wisconsin Dells, 55-48, on Jan. 4. The Eagles then edged Portage, 37-35, last Thursday.

Sauk Prairie improved to 3-6 overall and 1-4 in the Badger West Conference.

Swimmers 17th at Marquette

The Sauk Prairie-Wisconsin Heights boys swimming team finished in 17th place at the star-studded Marquette Invite last Saturday.

Homestead won the event with 282 points, while Brookfield was a close second at 279.5. Middleton (221), Sun Prairie (214) and Verona-Mount Horeb (182) rounded out the top five.

Eagles’ gymnasts edged by Baraboo

Sauk Prairie’s gymnasts gave Baraboo a scare before losing last Friday.

Sauk Prairie’s girls gymnastics team was edged by Baraboo, 128.150-126.050 last Friday at the Elite Gymnastics Academy in Baraboo. 

Sauk Prairie trailed by just 0.70 going into the final event, the balance beam. But the Thunderbirds pulled away.

Wrestlers 10th at own invite

Nolan Vils took second place in the heavyweight division at the Sauk Prairie Invite last Saturday.

Sauk Prairie’s wrestlers finished in 10th place at its own invite last Saturday.

Ithaca/Weston won the team title with 282.0 points, while West Bend East (218), Monroe (184.5), Mauston (167.0) and Poynette (155.0) rounded out the top five.

Sauk Prairie finished with 112.0 points.

Heights boys split a pair

Wisconsin Heights’ boys basketball team opened the Capitol South Conference season in style last Friday.

The Vanguards traveled to Waterloo and toppled the host Pirates, 85-67. Heights led at halftime, 35-30, then erupted for 50 second half points.


No matter if they are playing ‘knee hockey’ in the family basement or are on the ice as teammates for the Sauk Prairie co-op prep hockey team, Nick and Luke Mast are having the time of their lives.

Eagles’ girls remain red hot

A two-week layoff didn’t bother Sauk Prairie’s girls basketball team in the least.

The Eagles cruised past Richland Center, 51-36, on Jan. 4. Sauk Prairie also toppled Baraboo, 67-36, last Friday.

Swimmers 2nd at Sauk Invite

Matthew Loy won the 200-yard freestyle at the Sauk Prairie Invitational on Dec. 28. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

The Sauk Prairie/Wisconsin Heights boys swimming team finished second at the ninth Annual Sauk Prairie Invitational held at Sauk Prairie High School on Dec. 28.

Monona Grove won the invite with 463 points, while Sauk Prairie/Wisconsin Heights was second at 349. 

Sauk Prairie wrestlers compete at Invitational

Sauk Prairie’s wrestling team went 1-4 in dual meets at the Northern Exposure Invite on Dec. 30.

Here’s a recap of the Eagles’ matches:


DePere 51, 

Sauk Prairie 28

• 170 - Logan McIntyre (Sauk Prairie) over Aiden Yedica (De Pere) Maj 8-0


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