This week's Preps Alcove comes from Dan Zielinski, who takes a look at the several local players who may hear their name called at this year's (or next year's) Major League Baseball drafts, plus some college connections to the state.
The NFL Draft begins April 27, and for the third time in recent history, a former Pewaukee High School football player is going to get selected. Take a look back at some memorable moments from his high-school career.
Brianna Decker has scored many goals in her international hockey career, but the Dousman native's biggest goal on the ice may have come after her squad accomplished its biggest goal off of it.
Steve Showalter has never been afforded the luxury of getting emotional as a basketball fan.
The 2017 NFL Draft doesn't arrive until April 27, but the season of talent evaluation began long ago.
The Marquette University women's basketball team won the Big East on March 7, led by a powerful trio of sophomores from Wisconsin schools. As it turns out, the Class of 2015 may be the best the state has ever seen.
The finals of the WIAA individual state wrestling meet is a favorite of mine to cover, with a spectacular introduction to the finals round (the “March of Champions,” with wrestlers walking in a circle around the Kohl Center in Madison).
On the Saturday afternoon semifinal round of the NCAA Final Four basketball championship in 1977, I was stuck working at the now long-gone Piggly Wiggly in Menomonee Falls, bagging what seemed like a million pounds of groceries and chasing thousands
Brandon Lemke climbed into his Honda Civic after a day at Mukwonago High School on Jan. 27, then drove with his father through the night 12 hours to South Carolina. Just for the chance to drive some more.
As we settle into our couches Sunday afternoon, hearts racing, Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will greet us from Dallas on our television sets and begin to lay out the events of the NFC Divisional Round playoff game between the Cowboys and Packers.
Each year as we turn the calendar, I like to take a look at the year ahead and present some teams and athletes to know for 2017.
I have my own spreadsheet of the teams in Wisconsin and began trying to predict outcomes for every game to arrive at the field, a maneuver that winds up wading deep into tiebreakers.
Pole vaulter at UW part of college team competition, airing in November
A lot was going on last week, from Arrowhead hiring a new football coach to a controversy surrounding the WIAA's sportsmanship recommendations . Perhaps a little lost in the shuffle was a column by Evan Frank about Oconomowoc's Glenn Derby, a...
For a second straight year, I've composed "68 Degrees of Separation," forging a connection between the state of Wisconsin and every team in the NCAA Tournament, officially getting under way March 14 but beginning in earnest March 16.