Sports

Cross country off to strong start

Cross country off to strong start

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent On a picture-perfect day for a cross country season opener, the Cardinals had several strong performances in the annual Brodhead Invitational last Thursday afternoon. The boys’ squad took home the title with 24 points, and the girls’ team placed third with 53 points. The boys’ squad […]

 
 

Mistakes prove costly in fall to Clinton Cougars

Mistakes prove costly in fall to Clinton Cougars

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda Cardinals made early mistakes, allowing the Clinton Cougars to capitalize en route to a 32-0 victory over the Cardinals last Friday night in Brodhead. On the Cardinals’ first possession of the game, they took a gamble, and it didn’t work out. With the football […]

 
 

Cardinals fall in final seconds of lightning-delayed contest against Big Foot

Cardinals fall in final seconds of lightning-delayed contest against Big Foot

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent In a bizarre high school football opener, the Big Foot Chiefs stunned the Brodhead-Juda Cardinals, 28-27. The game went right down to the final seconds last Saturday, Aug. 20. Brodhead-Juda displayed all of their offensive weapons on the opening drive. On third and four from their […]

 
 

Cardinals compete in scrimmage event

Cardinals compete in scrimmage event

By Mandy Fields, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda Cardinals participated in the Quad Scrimmage held at Oregon High School last weekend. Other teams participating were Oregon, Elkhorn, and Sauk Prairie. Pick up this week’s printed edition for the full story….

 
 

Athletic department’s golf outing a success

The Brodhead Athletic Department would like to thank all the golfers who participated in this year’s golf outing.  Thirty-five foursomes participated.  The money raised will go toward uniforms, equipment, and other miscellaneous expenses that school budget constraints do not allow for. Without this golf outing, now in its eighteenth year, […]

 
 

Junior golf program complete

Junior golf program complete

By Becky Malkow, Correspondent The Brodhead Cardinals’ summer junior golf program completed another successful year.  Eric Oliver, Al Oliver, and Brett Heitzman worked with young golfers every Friday from July 8 through July 29 at the Decatur Lake Golf Course.   Pick up this week’s print edition for full story…

 
 

District to offer football field advertising

For the past ten football seasons, the School District of Brodhead and the Brodhead Park & Recreation Department have combined efforts to offer athletic field advertising at the high school.  This project has been a success and will be continued for the fall 2016 football season. The School District will […]

 
 

Young athletes thank community members

The Brodhead Youth Ball Program would like to thank everyone for their time and dedication selling raffle tickets for the 2016 fundraiser. The program runs on fundraiser funds and volunteer coaches, not tax dollars.  The fundraiser has made possible the following:  new and improved infields, dugout roofs, sod infield, yellow […]

 
 

Youth All Stars go undefeated, win Deerfield tournament

By Becky Malkow, Correspondent Eleven of Brodhead’s youth baseball players participate in the Deerfield Ten-Year-Old Little League Tournament last weekend, July 9 and 10. There are three teams of ten-year-olds in the local Brodhead Little League. Each coach nominated players from his or her team to represent Brodhead in the […]

 
 

Brodhead’s Taylor Bluemel joins Taylor University’s 2016-2017 cross country team

Taylor University women’s cross country head coach, Quinn White, has announced his signing class for the 2016-2017 season, adding five student-athletes to a program that has claimed three-straight Crossroads League Championships. Taylor Bluemel is one of the five making up the incoming class for the Trojans, who are looking to […]