Al Minnaert, who was the longtime football coach at Madison Edgewood, has been selected for induction into the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Edgewood athletic director Chris Zwettler said Thursday.
The board votes 6-5 against tabling the plan, led by Mineral Point superintendent Luke Francois, until the WIAA's annual meeting.
Some tournaments, including the Badger State Invitational, are featuring a girls division this season to test the waters and try to grow the sport of girls wrestling.
At Friday's meeting, the Board of Control is expected to decide whether to move forward or back off after deciding in June to add a 35-second shot clock for varsity boys and girls basketball games in 2019-2020.
Lakeside Lutheran, last year’s WIAA Division 2 sectional champion and this year’s Capitol North Conference champion, drew a No. 1 seeding in its half of the Adams-Friendship sectional bracket and earned a Tuesday bye.
Waunakee receives the No. 2 seeding, followed by Verona and Middleton in that sectional. Milton is seeded second in sectional 6.
Cuba City has a top seeding in its portion of the sectional, followed by Wisconsin Heights and Waterloo.
Waterloo is ranked eighth in Division 3. Sun Prairie and Edgerton receive honorable-mention recognition in Division 1 and Division 2, respectively.
Strey leads Sun Prairie's tenacious defense. He was a first-team all-state selection by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association last year.
Claire Chaussee leads Sun Prairie, which advanced to the WIAA Division 1 state tournament semifinals last year. Amber Rowoldt leads Lakeside Lutheran, which reached the Division 2 state semifinals last season.
The Big Eight schedule shows that conference teams will play varsity games Thursday, Aug. 31, instead of Friday, Sept. 1. The shift is in deference to the observance of Eid al-Adha.
The lone touchdown drive during Saturday night’s Wisconsin Football Coaches Association large-school All-Star game went about as one would expect after watching the 19 possessions before it.
Mais, a preferred walk-on who plans to play safety at UW, will be part of the WFCA All-Star Classic Saturday at Titan Stadium in Oshkosh.
Mineral Point's Luke Francois puts together a model that he hopes will tackle the competitive equity topic in boys and girls basketball in Wisconsin.