Pointers hold down Arrows but lose 12-7

In a back and forth battle last Friday night the Lancaster Flying Arrows took down the Mineral Point Pointers 12-7. The game, played at Ron Murphy Field in Mineral Point, was the season opener for both teams.

Veteran Viroqua squad trips up Dodgers

A veteran Viroqua football team found several ways to score Thursday and handled Dodgeville 48-6 in a non-conference opener for both teams.

Knights at Belleville tonight for NL semifinals

The one constant thing about the Night League wild cart entry in the post season playoffs is that team can never host.

Panthers lose early lead, game to Fennimore

Iowa-Grant had the upper hand for the first half with a 12-8 lead but Fennimore had its way the second. The Golden Eagles found a higher gear and went on to keep the “milk can” with a 30-12 win. The game was the non-conference opener for both squads.

Scrimmages are on tap for Friday Night Lights

Since August 1 area high school football teams have been have been preparing for their August 17 or 18 opener by blocking each other. Friday they get to use their skills against other teams at their scheduled scrimmages.

Pirates come back to tip Knights in NL play

The Dodgeville Knights took an early 2-0 lead but could not hold on and lost a Western Section Night League game to Reedsburg 7-3 Thursday.

Knights lose to PBMH 4-3 to end playoff run

It was a tough way to end the 2023 regular season when the Dodgeville Knights came out on the short end of a 4-3 score with Pine Bluff/Mount Horeb. Saturday in the opening round of the Western Section playoffs.

Storm, Reds can’t stop Knights in road win

The Dodgeville Knights had to win twice Friday. They had to beat host team Cazenovia and the approaching wind and rain. They got past both.

Field dedication, Rockies win highlight West game

In a pre-game ceremony, the Hollandale Rockies were able to get the baseball field at Valley View Park named after their late manager James “Jake” Fitzsimmons.

Former River Valley athlete named EIU Male Athlete of the Year

Eastern Illinois University (EIU) fifth-year distance runner Dustin Hatfield was recently named the Panthers 2022-23 Male Athletic Director's Award Winner after wrapping up award-winning careers in cross country and track.

Rickard, Knights control Mustangs

A few days before, Dalen Rickard was an ace for the Dodgeville High School baseball team. Thursday he continued showcasing his skill in a Night League game at Mazomanie where he threw a three hitter for the Dodgeville Knights. His performance paved the way for a 7-2 win.