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MADISON — The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone to be safe on the water this Fourth of July weekend and any other time you're on the water.

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Ryan Batterman, a member of the Sun Prairie boys golf team and a recent graduate of SPHS, started strong in the Wisconsin PGA Junior Championship and held the lead after the first round.

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It’s known as the beautiful game. Soccer is influential in teaching teamwork, discipline, speed and agility — much of what makes up Sun Prairie Soccer Club’s motto of the “Sun Prairie Way.”

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BEAVER DAM — Sun Prairie’s Eric Blumer scored his first feature win of the year during the special July 4th race held at Beaver Dam Raceway. With Angell Park Speedway on hiatus due to Dane County’s COVID-19 restrictions, the Beaver Dam dirt track added the event with classes that should have…

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PRAIRIE LANES SUMMER JUNIOR BOWLING CHALLENGE LEAGUE

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BEAVER DAM — Defending Series Champion Chase McDermand won the 25-lap “Rechek Excavating Midget Challenge” Badger Midget Series feature, Saturday Night at Beaver Dam Raceway.

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Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium at Ashley Field continues toward completion. Daktronics, a company out of Brookings, S.D., installed the new scoreboard behind the north end zone earlier last week. Also added were the names and logos of the Sun Prairie East Cardinals and Sun Prairie West Wolves. …

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Three members of the Sun Prairie softball team posed in front of their senior posters on Monday at the high school field. From left: Taylor Pfeiffer, Maddie Gardner and Bailee Hadlee were part of two Big Eight Conference championship teams, made three WIAA state tournaments including winning…

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Owen Konopacki realized not one, but two dreams when he made his official announcement on Twitter. A highly-touted kicker, the Sun Prairie senior-to-be committed to the Air Force Academy where he will also play football for the Fighting Falcons in Colorado Springs.

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Brenna Weber has been named the new head coach of the Sun Prairie co-op girls hockey team, the Cap City Cougars.

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WILMOT — Chase McDermand opened the defense of his Badger Midget Series Championship in dramatic fashion winning the 11th annual “Salute to Harry Turner,” Saturday Night at Wilmot Speedway. The event kicked off the 84th year of sanctioning midget auto racing for the organization, oldest in t…

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Just over a week before the Home Talent League was scheduled to begin an abbreviated 2020 season, the state’s largest amateur baseball organization pulled the plug.

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The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Games have been cancelled for 2020. The games were supposed to be held Aug. 5-6 at JustAGame Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells.

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In 2005 the Sun Prairie baseball team capped off a perfect season winning the WIAA Division 1 state championship. The Cardinals went 26-0 following wins over Burlington (14-4), Madison Memorial (7-2) and Eau Claire North (11-7). Kevyn Feiner, named the Wisconsin State Player of the Year, bat…

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NEW YORK — Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic following months of acrimony.

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Two Sun Prairie High School student-athletes have been named the Madison United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Bowling Association Female and Male Youth Bowlers of the Year. The 2019-20 recipients are Erica Lohr and Collin Krachey.

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Mental toughness. Playmaker. Resilient. Confident.

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Midwest Sport & Turf Systems began installing the field turf at Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium at Ashley Field last week. The stadium is set to be completed before the first football game of the 2020 season between the Cardinals and Hudson on Aug. 21.

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Midwest Sport & Turf Systems began installing the field turf at Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium at Ashley Field last week. The stadium is set to be completed before the first football game of the 2020 season between the Cardinals and Hudson on Aug. 21.

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Midwest Sport & Turf Systems began installing the field turf at Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium at Ashley Field last week. The stadium is set to be completed before the first football game of the 2020 season between the Cardinals and Hudson on Aug. 21.

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Midwest Sport & Turf Systems began installing the field turf at Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium at Ashley Field last week. The stadium is set to be completed before the first football game of the 2020 season between the Cardinals and Hudson on Aug. 21.

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Friday’s Star listed a story about races beginning in the Badger Midget Series, and within that story it was said that races at Angell Park in Sun Prairie would host nine of them this season.

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The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association released much-anticipated guidelines for schools to resume athletic activities in the form of summer coach contact on July 1, 2020. The WIAA indicates that the guidelines were formed in collaboration with the governor’s office, the Departmen…

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In a submission to all involved superintendents, principals and athletic directors Monday the Sun Prairie Area School District is proposing a future move out of the Big Eight Conference and into the Badger Large Conference for football.

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Sun Prairie’s Spencer Bartel and Noah Wendler have been selected for the 2020 Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Classic.

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Six senior players and one manager of the Sun Prairie baseball team posed with their senior banners recently. On Monday, from left to right, Alec Schmitz, Spencer Bartel, Jake Williams, Matt DePrey, Noah Wendler and Carson Fluno, along with team manager Kaitlyn Gear, posed by the backstop at…

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This past Saturday the Home Talent League Executive Board approved a shortened season for 2020 and league play will begin the weekend of July 4 in all four sections.

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The 37th Annual Wisconsin Football Coaches Association has officially cancelled the 2020 All-Star Games, benefitting Children’s Wisconsin of Wisconsin, and the All-Star banquet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Recent protests in the wake of yet another African-American man’s death at the hands of police have sent more shockwaves through the nation. Those protests, marches, riots and looting have occurred from within the very city where George Floyd died, Minneapolis, to as far away as California —…

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Troy Giesegh has had the interim tag removed and has been officially hired to be the new head boys hockey coach at Sun Prairie High School.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Beginning next year, high school basketball rules will further clarify when a contest is to be forfeited, including if a qualified individual is not present to coach. A proposal for a national rule mandating a shot clock as well as a proposal to allow a shot clock by sta…

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The most exciting time in the growth of a child is when they reach a new highlight in their life. Whether it be crawling, walking, or any new accomplishment in any sport, seeing the face of a child that has just experienced something new is a precious moment for all of us to witness and enjo…