In today’s prep landscape, athletes can be pulled in many different directions. It makes it tougher and tougher to compete in more than one sport.
During a normal spring, Lodi athletic director Sue Meffert spends a lot of time rescheduling games due to typical Wisconsin weather. Not being able to make up some games is common.
The Lodi prep baseball team was coming into the 2020 season with its highest expectations since qualifying for the state tournament in 2016.
Golfers in the Lodi and Poynette areas can once again hit the links at Lodi Golf Club, Shepherds Meadow in Poynette or their other favorites. However, there are restrictions in play as the state is still under the “Safer at Home” order due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are tough times for sports fans. Life would be a lot better if we got to watch the Milwaukee Brewers’ early-season rise to the top of the National League Central Division and the Milwaukee Bucks’ playoff drive to an NBA title, but that will have to wait as the sports world is on hold d…
The Lodi boys basketball team had a lot to cheer about this winter. The Blue Devils were in the hunt for a Capitol North Conference title and played for a WIAA regional title.
The Lodi prep wrestling team continued to add to its impressive history this winter. The Blue Devils captured a Capitol Conference title, a regional title, a sectional runner-up finish and garnered four state placewinners.
It was a long season in the Badger North Conference for the DeForest boys hockey co-op. The Norskies went 0-10 in conference play for a third straight year.
The Poynette and Lodi boys basketball teams combined for five selections to the All-Capitol North Conference list. The Blue Devils had three players recognized, while the Pumas had two.
The Lodi girls basketball team faced a daunting task in its WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal game in Platteville last Friday. The Blue Devils had to find a way to slow down the top-ranked and undefeated Hillmen.
The Lodi prep wrestling team left the Kohl Center after last weekend’s WIAA Division 2 state tournament a little heavier, but not just because they don’t have to make weight any more this season. The Blue Devils had all four of their wrestlers competing, come away with medals.
The Lodi boys basketball team put itself in position to earn a share of the Capitol North Conference title after defeating both Lakeside Lutheran and Columbus last week.
The 46th Annual American Birkebeiner was held in Hayward under ideal winter and snow conditions with over 7,000 skiers from 47 States and countries participating in multiple racing events last weekend.
The Lodi girls basketball team had a busy finish to the regular season last week with games against Lakeside Lutheran, Lake Mills and Baraboo.
The Lodi girls basketball team will not be adding to its conference championship banner this season after the defending co-champs lost their third Capitol North game last week.
The Lodi and Poynette wrestling teams represented the area very well at last Saturday’s Capitol Conference Tournament in Belleville. They combined to put 16 wrestlers in the finals and crowned 10 champions.
The Lodi and Poynette boys basketball teams opened up the second half of the Capitol North Conference season with a matchup against each other at Lodi High School last Friday.
In its final preparation for the conference tournament and the WIAA postseason, the Lodi prep wrestling team faced another ranked opponent last Friday. The Blue Devils made the trip to Fennimore to face the second-ranked team in Division 3.
The Lodi boys basketball team had a chance to take sole possession of first place in the Capitol North Conference on Jan. 30, but fell short against host Columbus.
The Lodi boys basketball team continued its strong start to the season with two more wins at home last week. Both victories came in Capitol North Conference play.
The DeForest boys hockey co-op had an opportunity to win its first Badger North Conference game on Jan. 16, but came up a goal short against visiting Baraboo at the Ice Pond.
The Ice Age Nordic ski team traveled to Rhinelander last week end and joined 325 skiers and 16 teams from Wisconsin and Michigan to compete in two days of racing at the Hodag Challenge.
The Lodi and Poynette boys basketball team continued their storied rivalry on Jan. 16 with a tussle in Poynette to open the Capitol North Conference season.
For the fourth time this season, the Lodi prep wrestling team squared off against a ranked team in a non-conference dual. The Blue Devils traveled to Wisconsin Rapids, which is ranked No. 10 in Division 1, on Jan. 9.
After winning back-to-back games for the first time this season the week before, the DeForest boys hockey co-op was unable to carry over the momentum into last week. The Norskies fell to Mosinee, Beaver Dam and Sauk Prairie.