The Poynette boys and girls track and field teams had their work cut out for them after competing in back-to-back meets last week. They took part in the Westfield Triangular on April 15 and the Belleville Quad the following night.
After a solid start to the season, the Portage-Poynette girls soccer team had its first losing week. The United suffered back-to-back losses for the first time.
The Poynette boys and girls track teams traveled to Waterloo for a Capitol North meet on April 9. The Pumas had a number of standout performances.
It is early in the season, but the Lodi and Poynette baseball teams were looking to separate themselves in the Capitol North Conference when they squared off in Lodi on April 9.
Entering the 40th season under head coach Bob Tomlinson, expectations are again high for the Poynette prep softball team. The Pumas are coming off their fourth state title.
Defending WIAA Division 3 state champion Poynette picked up right where it left off last season. The Pumas opened the 2019 campaign with three wins last week.
What it lacked in the numbers, the Poynette wrestling team made up with quality athletes. The Pumas’ season included advancing a wrestler to the state tournament.
The DeForest boys hockey co-op didn’t have much to cheer about this winter after finishing 5-19 overall, but the Norskies did have a few signature wins.
Maybe it was the sauerkraut, and maybe it was the skill of the participants, but Arlington Curling Club curlers won the Kraut Spiel on March 9 that has been going on for — most old-timers say — more than six decades.
The Poynette boys basketball team had a short-lived run in the WIAA Division 3 playoffs last week. The 12th-seeded Pumas fell 54-48 to fifth-seeded Evansville in a regional quarterfinal on Feb. 26.
Current and former athletes from the Ice Age Nordic ski team, which includes athletes form Lodi and Poynette, made the trip to Hayward for the annual American Birkebeiner Feb. 22-23.
Even though he had a tough finish to his tournament run, Poynette wrestling coach Nate Leu was overjoyed with the performance of freshman Cash Stewart at the WIAA Division 3 state tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison last weekend. The 113-pounder came away with fourth place.
The Poynette girls basketball team had its season come to an end on Feb. 19 after falling 57-36 to host Madison Edgewood in the WIAA Division 3 playoffs.
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The Poynette girls basketball team closed out its regular-season and Capitol North Conference schedules with a 56-43 loss to visiting Lakeside Lutheran on Feb. 16.
The Lodi girls basketball team moved one win away from clinching a share of the Capitol North Conference title after pulling away for a 46-26 victory over visiting Poynette last Friday.
The trophy case at Lodi High School continues to get bigger after the Blue Devil wrestling team captured its 27th straight conference title last Saturday. They won the Capitol Conference Tournament in Poynette by 135.5 points.
After bad weather forced the cancellation of the first two nights of the Groundhog Tournament in Sun Prairie, the boys hockey event was shortened to two days. The format was altered from a traditional bracket style to a point system to determine placements.
After the extreme cold spell that plagued Wisconsin was finally over, the Poynette girls basketball team was able to get two games in over the weekend. They hit the road for non-conference games against Wisconsin Dells and Nekoosa.
When the three-point shot by Luther Prep’s Lauren Paulsen was in the air as the horn sounded, Poynette girls basketball coach Steve Maselter held his breath. The shot bounced off the rim and the host Pumas escaped with a 52-49 Capitol North victory.
The DeForest boys hockey co-op snapped its seven-game losing streak on Jan. 24. The Norskies ended the skid after downing Milton 5-3 in a Badger Conference crossover game in Stoughton.
The Lodi and Poynette boys basketball teams came into their Capitol North showdown on Jan. 15 looking to turnaround their seasons as they head down the back stretch of their respective schedules. Both were searching for their first conference wins.
The Poynette girls basketball team was unable to get its offense on track against Capitol North co-leader Lake Mills on Jan. 17 and dropped its second straight conference game.