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    Seeking its first win of the season, Williams Bay’s football team traveled up to Neenah to face St. Mary Catholic on Oct. 4 for a battle of winless squads. Despite leading for much of the game, the Bulldogs were not able to hold on, falling 34-14 in a game that was closer than the 20-point m…

      WALWORTH — For the second week in a row, the Big Foot football team had to battle against both an opposing team and mother nature. And for the second week in a row, the Chiefs overcame it all Sept. 27, beating McFarland 34-21 in the Big Foot homecoming game.

        Big Foot/Williams Bay's tennis team had a busy week, with five matches. Oddly enough, all five of them were decided by a score of 5-2, with the ChiefDogs winning two and losing three. 

          It was a strong week for the Badger boys soccer team, which picked up a draw and a win in Southern Lakes Conference play. 

            After losing 65-6 to sixth-ranked Oakfield on Sept. 13, Williams Bay’s football team jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire when they hit the road to face seventh-ranked Algoma on Sept. 21.

            Things are going to look a little different for the Big Foot baseball team this year, a team that last year finished with an overall record of 5-17. Not only does the team replace 11 seniors and return only three players, they also replace retired head coach, Steve Bochat, who had been in th…

            The Lake Geneva Badger baseball team may not have started off last season the way they had hoped, but things certainly improved towards the end of the season, winning three out of their last five games and finding themselves in a Regional Final. While a 10-16 overall record may not look grea…

            Markquis Nowell broke the NCAA Tournament record for assists in a game with 19, his last two on spectacular passes in the final minute of overtime, and Kansas State beat Michigan State 98-93 in a Sweet 16 thriller at Madison Square Garden. Playing in his hometown and fighting through a second-half ankle injury, Nowell found Keyontae Johnson for a reverse alley-oop with 58 seconds left in OT to give the Wildcats  the lead for good. Plus more news from the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.


            Darren Waller had just returned from his honeymoon with Las Vegas Aces star Kelsey Plum when the Raiders traded him across the country to the New York Giants. Welcome to married life as a professional athlete. Waller’s journey to NFL stardom has been complicated. Plus news from around the NFL on Thursday.

            Dont’a Hightower is making a quiet exit to a memorable career with the New England Patriots. The veteran linebacker who did not play last season announced his retirement from the NFL in an essay posted on the Players’ Tribune website. It ends a decade-long run in New England that included three Super Bowl rings and a pair of Pro Bowl selections.

            Willis Reed, who dramatically emerged from the locker room minutes before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals to spark the New York Knicks to their first championship and create one of sports’ most enduring examples of playing through pain, died Tuesday. He was 80.

            The injuries to Cade Cunningham and LeMelo Ball have made this season another dreary one for the Pistons and Hornets, but the presence of those two players mean improvement could certainly come quickly if they’re back to full health.