Eagles turn things around

OREGON — First a two-run loss to Watertown to open the year, then a six-run setback to Wisconsin Dells in game two of the 2023 campaign.

And the losses only mounted from there.

Three in a row. Then four and eventually five ...

Heights off and running

Game by game, week by week, Makayla Westphal has shown steady improvement.

And over the course of this softball season, Wisconsin Heights’ pitcher has developed into an ace.

Westphal’s talents on full display last Thursday.

Eagles win playoff opener

Timing is everything.

And Sauk Prairie’s girls softball team picked the perfect time to play one of its best games of the season.

The Eagles scored eight runs in the first inning and never slowed down during a 15-8 win over Sparta in a WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal last Thursday.

Sauk Prairie Twins open new season on Sunday

The Sauk Prairie Twins begin their Home Talent League season by hosting Black Earth Sunday at 1 p.m.

Twins’ manager Lucas Koenig said, “this roster will be deeper than any other Twins team this century.”

Eagles’ tennis team falls to Monroe

Ayden Wildman and Sauk Prairie’s boys tennis team fell to Monroe on May 9. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

Ben Levers had a ‘Senior Night’ he’ll remember for a long time.

Levers, who plays No. 4 singles for Sauk Prairie’s boys tennis team, won his match over Monroe’s Hamilton Stites on May 9. Despite that win, the Cheesemakers captured the match, 5-2.

Softball Eagles set for playoffs

The road will be challenging — to put it mildly.

But Sauk Prairie’s girls softball team hopes to be one of the surprise outfits this postseason.

Track teams compete at Wisconsin Dells

Nick Dunnum finished seventh in the discus at the Wisconsin Dells Invite. Photo by Meta Hartman

Sauk Prairie’s track and field teams competes at the Wisconsin Dells Invite on May 12.

Here were the Eagles’ top finishers:



• Jack Boerger won the 1,600-meter dash and Jay Dregney was sixth. Boerger also won the 3,200, while John Dietmann was seventh.

Golfers sixth at mini-meet

Gavin Goetsch and Sauk Prairie’s boys golf team finished in sixth place at the final Badger West Conference mini-meet of the season. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

Sauk Prairie’s boys golf team finished sixth in their final Badger West Conference mini-meet of the season held at Baraboo Country Club on May 9.

The Eagles shot a 372, which was substantially higher than their season average. Madison Edgewood won the meet with a 301, while Mount Horeb (331) and Oregon (332) rounded out the top three.

Softball Vanguards win two of three

Izzy Sutherland and Wisconsin Heights’ softball team won two of three games last week.

The postseason has arrived for Wisconsin Heights’ girls softball team.

And the Vanguards have picked the perfect time to be playing their best softball of the year.

Heights won two of three games last week and now heads to the playoffs on a high note.

Heights track teams shine at Belleville Invite

Jon Vosburg finished seventh in the high jump at the Belleville Invite. Photo by Aaron Jacobus

The Wisconsin Heights/Barneveld track and field teams competed at the Belleville Invite last Friday.

The Vanguards’ girls were sixth out of 12 teams, while the boys were 11th.

Here’s a list of the Vanguards’ top-10 finishers.




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