Sports

Wrestlers make strong debut

Wrestlers make strong debut

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda wrestling team placed fourth with 148 points at the Black Hawk Invitational to open the 2016-17 season last Saturday. In the 106-pound weight class,freshman Jayson Starr went 3-1 and placed second. In the semifinal match, Starr pinned Dodgeville’s Dylan Roen 48 seconds into the […]

 
 

Cardinals beat Panthers in conference opener, 66-50

Cardinals beat Panthers in conference opener, 66-50

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (2-0 overall, 1-0 Rock Valley)opened up Rock Valley South playwith a 66-50 win over Palmyra-Eagle last Thursday. “It’s a great feeling to start 2-0. Now we just have to keep it going. We have a tough game Saturday, but hopefully, we’ll come out with […]

 
 

Cardinals hold out for a win over Albany

Cardinals hold out for a win over Albany

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (1-0) stormed out of halftime and held off Albany (1-1) for a 70-57 win in theboys’ regular season opener last Saturday. “Anytime you can start the year with a win is a nice thing,” coach Nick Jarvis said. “We talked about being more focused. […]

 
 

Lady Cards fall to Monroe in season opener

Lady Cards fall to Monroe in season opener

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (0-1) looked like a young team in their season opener as Monroe cruised to a 64-34 win last Tuesday. The Cheesemakers seized control from the tip, going on a 16-0 run to go up 18-2 six minutes into the game. Sydney Mathiason sparked the […]

 
 

Brodhead graduate helps propel university team

Brodhead graduate helps propel university team

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent Taylor Bluemel, Brodhead alumnus and member Taylor University’s cross country team, had a memorable day on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Trojans won their fourth-straight Crossroads League Championship in a 10-team field on Saturday. Taylor University had a trio of runners place inside the top-eight to pace […]

 
 

Brodhead-Juda football players awarded

Brodhead-Juda football players awarded

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda football program announced their team and All-Conference award winners at their end-of-season banquet. Senior Jared Hansen took home First Team All-Conference honors as an offensive lineman. Senior Matt Schmitt captured Second Team All-Conference recognition at the quarterback position. Schmitt completed 73 passes in 135 […]

 
 

Flag football season comes to a close

Flag football season comes to a close

By Becky Malkow, Correspondent The Brodhead Parks and Recreation youth flag football players were excited to end their season by getting to play on the high school football field last week. It was a great way to wrap up the season. Thanks to the Sports Boosters for providing a concession […]

 
 

Lady Cardinals’ season ends in Belleville

Lady Cardinals’ season ends in Belleville

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent Krista Diaz and Rachael Heittola propelled two-seed Belleville to a 25-23, 25-17, 24-26, 25-16 win over three-seed Brodhead in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal contest last Thursday. The Cardinals jumped out to an 8-3 lead in game one. Sophomore Alexis Oliver had an outside tip, […]

 
 

Brodhead-Juda drops first-round playoff game

Brodhead-Juda drops first-round playoff game

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Blue Devils’ rushing attack proved too much for five-seed Brodhead-Juda. Four-seed Lodi beat the Cardinals 49-28 in a WIAA Division 4 level one playoff contest last Friday. After a three-and-out on the Cardinals’ first possession, Lodi struck quickly on their opening drive. On the first […]

 
 

Girls finish eighth in conference tournament

Girls finish eighth in conference tournament

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (13-16 overall, 7-3 Rock Valley) placed eighth with a 0-3 mark at the Rock Valley conference tournament on Saturday. Brodhead dropped the opener to Big Foot, 17-25 and 15-25. The Cardinals fell in match two to Jefferson, 14-25 and 22-25, and lost their final […]