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Hoping for a playoff run

Amazingly, the postseason in already here.

And perhaps Sauk Prairie’s girls basketball team has ironed out some of the kinks that plagued them in recent weeks.

The Eagles snapped a five-game losing streak with a pair of wins last week.

Eagles’ boys notch top seed


Devin Kerska and Sauk Prairie’s boys basketball team have a first round playoff bye, then host the Edgewood-Mount Horeb winner in a regional semifinal Feb. 19. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

Sean McGann knows there are no guarantees. No promises.

But McGann, Sauk Prairie’s boys basketball coach, likes the position his Eagles are in for the postseason.

Swimmers shine at state


Sam King and the Sauk Prairie-Wisconsin Heights boys swimmers finished fourth at the WIAA Division 2 state meet last Friday. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

WAUKESHA — It had been more than a decade since the Sauk Prairie/Wisconsin Heights swimmers notched a top-five finish at state.

That drought ended last Friday when the Eagles finished fourth at the WIAA Division 2 state meet held at Waukesha South High School.

Sauk-Heights swimmers shine at sectionals

It’s been a wild, wacky year in the world of high school sports.

It’s also now a historic one for the Sauk Prairie-Wisconsin Heights boys swimming team.

The Eagles won the WIAA Division 2 Baraboo/Fort Atkinson Sectional last Saturday. That marked the first time in school history Sauk-Heights won the sectional title.

Eagles send four wrestlers to sectionals

Sauk Prairie had four wrestlers advance through the WIAA Division 1 Baraboo Regional last Saturday.

The top two finishers in each weight class moved on to this Saturday’s Mukwonago Sectional.

Vanguards’ girls earn No. 2 seed

The Wisconsin Heights girls basketball team earned the No. 2 seed in its postseason pod.

Heights boys win a pair


Carson Hosking and Wisconsin Heights’ boys basketball team notched a pair of wins last week. Photo by Marie Kennedy

Amazingly, the boys basketball postseason is almost here.

And Wisconsin Heights has picked the perfect time to heat up.

The Vanguards notched a pair of wins last week, and in the process, snapped a four-game losing streak.

Eagles’ boys topple Portage

They were down four starters.

By the end of the game, they were without six players.

But Sauk Prairie’s boys basketball team never blinked.

Instead, the Eagles battled, scrapped and pulled out a thrilling 57-52 win over host Portage on Jan. 28. Sauk Prairie improved to 7-3 on the year, while the Warriors fell to 4-12.

Eagles’ girls seeded second


Olivia Breunig and Sauk Prairie’s girls basketball team received the No. 2 seed in their postseason pod. Photo by Aaron Jacobus

It’s been an up and down year for Sauk Prairie’s girls basketball team.

But the Eagles did enough good things to earn the No. 2 seed in their five-team, postseason pod.

Madison Edgewood is the top seed, followed by Sauk Prairie, McFarland, Mount Horeb and Stoughton.

Eagles’ hockey co-op seeded third


Landon Clary and Sauk Prairie’s co-op hockey team are the No. 3 seed in their sectional. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

It’s been a magical regular season for Sauk Prairie’s co-op hockey team.

And now, the Eagles — which include skaters from Mount Horeb — have a chance to make it an unforgettable postseason.

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