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Lady Cards break losing streak

Lady Cards break losing streak

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals snapped their four-game losing streak in dramatic fashion as sophomore Alexis Oliver drilled a game-winning jumper at the buzzer to give Brodhead a 63-61 win over Oregon last Thursday. Oregon struck first, jumping out to a 5-0 lead. Trailing 6-2, the Cardinals went on […]

 
 

Seesaw game ends in tough Cardinal loss

Seesaw game ends in tough Cardinal loss

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (1-4 overall, 1-3 Rock Valley) dropped a thriller to the McFarland Spartans 69-65 in a Rock Valley crossover matchup last Tuesday. The Spartans raced out to an 8-2 lead to snatch the early momentum. McFarland’s leading scorer, Annalise Demuth, sparked the hot start as […]

 
 

Cardinals pummel Big Foot

Cardinals pummel Big Foot

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda wrestling team dominated the Big Foot Chiefs en route to a 60-12 Rock Valley South dual meet win last Thursday. “There were only five matches, but the kids who wrestled all came out ready to wrestle and all wrestled well,” coach Bill Davis said. […]

 
 

Future still bright after tough loss to East Troy

Future still bright after tough loss to East Troy

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The East Troy Trojans built an early lead and hit timely shots to beat the Brodhead Cardinals (2-3 overall, 1-2 Rock Valley) 88-59 in a Rock Valley crossover contest last Friday. The Cardinals stared at a 14-2 deficit four minutes into the game. The Trojans’ leading […]

 
 

Wrestlers finish second at Raider Scramble

Wrestlers finish second at Raider Scramble

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda wrestling team had several strong performances en route to a second-place finish with 185.5 points, just 2.5 points behind Monroe, at the Raider Scramble. The Cardinals won five individual titles. In the 106-pound weight class, freshman Jayson Starr went 3-2 and placed third. Starr […]

 
 

Cardinals suffer tough loss to Chiefs

Cardinals suffer tough loss to Chiefs

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The young Cardinals (1-2 overall, 1-1 Rock Valley) hung with the pre-season Rock Valley south favorite before the Chiefs prevailed 58-52 last Friday. The opening half was a back-and-forth battle, each team exchanging body blows.  The Chiefs went on a 6-0 run to go up 16-11. […]

 
 

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 […]