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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 […]

 
 

Cardinals keep the playoff streak alive

Cardinals keep the playoff streak alive

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (5-4) were determined to continue their historic playoff streak on Friday night, and that’s what happened. Brodhead-Juda came out on fire in the first half to propel the Cardinals to a 30-21 victory over East Troy and punch their ticket to the playoffs for […]

 
 

Tough Loss Puts High Pressure on Next Week’s Game

By Derek Hoesly, CORRESPONDENT The Cardinals’ playoff streak will come down to the final week, as Evansville-Albany beat Brodhead-Juda 33-19 on Friday night. Evansville-Albany struck on the opening drive of the game. Brennen Banks, who torched the Cardinals’ defense all night, opened the drive with a 13-yard burst. Zachary Mielke […]

 
 

Cross country performs well in Evansville

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda cross country program had a perfect day at the Evansville-Albany Triple Dual meet at the Evansville Country Club. The girls’ squad clipped Evansville-Albany, 27-28, and beat Parkview, 18-43. The boys’ squad picked up two wins, beating Evansville-Albany 20-41 and Parkview 19-38. Pick up this […]

 
 

Cardinals fall to Trojans

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (11-13 overall, 5-3 Rock Valley) dropped their second straight Rock Valley south contest as the Beloit Turner Trojans walked away with a four-game victory 21-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-15 on Tuesday night. “When we went to play Turner at their place, we went to four,” […]