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Twins fall in HTL showdown


Lucas Koenig and Sauk Prairie’s Home Talent League team fell to Stoughton on Sunday. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

SAUK CITY — The dream season for the Sauk Prairie Twins took a nightmarish turn Sunday afternoon.

For 11 innings, the host Twins and the visiting Stoughton Merchants stood toe-to-toe in a second-round battle for the Home Talent League Sunday championship at Chuck Hall Memorial Field.

Sauk Prairie youth baseball on the rise

The Sauk Prairie Youth Travel Baseball program recently sent multiple teams to the Lenny Alexander Tournament held in Reedsburg. All teams played well and showcased improvements made throughout the season on and off the field. Three teams went undefeated and won their championships.  

Sauk Prairie’s volleyball program has terrific summer

At top, the Eagles won the 30-team, Summer Slam tournament held in Wisconsin Dells. Sauk Prairie went undefeated, beating powerhouse Lake Country Lutheran in the semifinals and Waunakee in the finals. 

Eagles’ boys soccer team wins opener

Sauk Prairie’s boys soccer team, which reached the WIAA Division 2 state finals last season, opened its 2021 campaign with a bang.

James Fishnick has the only goal of the game on an assist by Will Judge as Sauk Prairie defeated Madison East, 1-0.

Eagles’ tennis team edges Watertown

Sauk Prairie’s girls tennis team edged Watertown, 4-3, during the Badger Challenge on Aug. 24.

The match was tied, 3-3, with just one flight left on the court. That’s when Sauk Prairie’s Allison Shelton and Molly Diske edged Watertown’s Lily Gifford and Sophie Mattke, 6-4, 4-6, 10-5.

Heights runners off to solid start

The Wisconsin Heights/Barneveld cross country teams opened the year with solid performances at the Iowa-Grant Invitational last Saturday.

The Vanguards’ girls placed fourth, while the Heights/Barneveld boys were fifth.

Eagles’ runners shine in West Bend

The heat was oppressive, reaching 90 degrees and eclipsing 100 degrees with the humidity.

Sauk Prairie’s cross country runners didn’t wilt, though. Just the opposite.

The Eagles had several high-level performances and shined at the Jamie Block Invite held at West Bend West High School last Saturday.

Heights spikers fare well at Monroe

Wisconsin Heights’ girls volleyball team went 3-2 at the Monroe Invite last Saturday. It was the Vanguards’ first matches of the year and their first all-day tournament in nearly two years.

Heights loses big lead, game


Wisconsin Heights’ Matthew Russell ran for 161 yards and three touchdowns in the Vanguards’ loss to Saint Mary Catholic last Saturday.

They played the 2020 season in the spring of 2021.

Their head coach this fall stepped down just days before the season began.

So if there’s anyone that knows about the importance of resiliency, it’s Wisconsin Heights’ football team.

Well, now the Vanguards have a little bit more.

A rough start


Randy Wallace and Sauk Prairie’s football team are off to an 0-2 start. Photo by Mary Langenfeld

The non-conference season ended last Friday night for the Sauk Prairie Eagles, who hosted former Badger North Conference rival Beaver Dam.

After Sauk Prairie suffered a 35-7 loss to the Golden Beavers to fall to 0-2 this season, Eagles’ first-year head coach Randy Wallace had one postgame message for his team

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