Tuesday, March 19, 2013
DeQuan Hicks is the leading scorer for Northwestern State as it enters March Madness. Wisconsin and Marquette also got their assignments for the Big Dance.
Racine Park graduate DeQuan Hicks is a member of the Northwestern State team that plays Friday in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Northwestern State of Natchitoches, LA is a No. 14 seed in the South region and meets No. 3 seed Florida at 6:27 p.m. Friday. The game will be shown on truTV. Hicks, a transfer from New Mexico Junior College, is the Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year and a second-team All-Southland Conference player. The 6-foot-7 forward lead the team with 14.1 points per game and is second with 5.8 rebounds. Hicks also made a steal in the last 5 seconds of the Southland Conference championship game to earn the bid for Northwestern State. Other games of interest to local fans: Also of interest
The Badgers and Golden Eagles both received their assignments in the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Find out when they play and how to watch them.
March Madness begins Thursday and Friday with first-round games and Wisconsin and Marquette both are seeded in the upper half of their respective brackets. A victory by Wisconsin will pit the Badgers against either Kansas State or the winner of a Wednesday play-in game between Boise State and LaSalle. Marquette would be pitted against either Butler or Bucknell in the second round. The tournament’s top four seeds are Louisville, Indiana, Gonzaga and Kansas. Also see:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Come celebrate the success and future of Crime Stoppers of Racine County at the 20th anniversary of the group's golf outing. Set for May 22 at Rivermoor Golf Club in Waterford. Join us!
Monday, March 4, 2013
With a near perfect season brewing, the Prairie School Lady Hawks will face the Dominican Knights from Whitefish Bay Wednesday at Kenosha Bradford High School.
After taking down No. 4 seeded Martin Luther Saturday with a decisive final score of 51-29, the Prairie School Lady Hawks will next face the Dominican Knights from Whitefish Bay. Prairie's Lady Hawks are the top seeded team in the highly competitive Division 4 WIAA girls basketball playoffs. Meanwhile, No. 3 seeded Dominican beat No. 2 seeded Shoreland Lutheran Friday with a score of 62-49 on Shoreland Lutheran's home hardwood. Tip off for the sectional semi-final between Prairie and Dominican is at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kenosha Bradford High School, 3700 Washington Rd. Good luck Lady Hawks!
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The J.I. Case Eagles will not make the trek to Madison for the state boys basketball tournament.
The Case High School Eagles fell Saturday to a superior team from Milwaukee King. Against Milwaukee Hamilton on Thursday, the Eagles came out a little slow, but quickly caught on to the Wildcats' game. Saturday against the Generals started in much the same way, but the Eagles never really caught up, only keeping pace for a while in the first quarter. As they came off the floor, seniors Zach Brenner and Davion Bell received rounds of applause from both their teammates and the crowd In the end, the Generals proved too much for the Eagles, and Case fell, 59-43. King will move on to play Mukwonago.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The J.I. Case High School Eagles beat Milwaukee Hamilton Thursday in the WIAA sectional semi-final. They will face Milwaukee King on Saturday.
The Case Eagles faced a tough Milwaukee Hamilton team Thursday at Case, starting out a little slow against the rush of the Wildcats' offense. Led by Kevon Looney, the 6'5" junior, Hamilton racked up points early, but Case quickly caught on to how Hamilton was going to play and met them nearly point-for-point through the first half. By the second half, the Eagles were on firm footing and while it wasn't an easy win, they clearly had the upper hand. Case won, 67-55, and will face Milwaukee King at 1 p.m. Saturday at Horlick. King beat cross-town rival Milwaukee Vincent Thursday. The winner of the Case-King game will move on to the state tournament in Madison.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The Case Eagles played a nearly flawless game against the Horlick Rebels Saturday night, beating them 54-40 and moving one step closer to going to the state tournament.
Way to go, Eagles! The Case High School boys basketball team put on a great show Saturday night against the Horlick Rebels, coming out on top 54-40. Their win means they move on to the next round in the WIAA boys basketball play-offs. Case will face Milwaukee Hamilton for the sectional semi-final on Thursday at Case. According to a story from The Journal Times, the Eagles' tough defense helped seal their victory, forcing turnovers that turned into points for Case. But they weren't slacking on offense, either, pulling senior Zack Brenner off the bench to do what he does best; shoot and make 3-pointers. Combined with junior D'Angelo Jackson's 11 points - including a slam dunk - and solid efforts by the rest of the team, the Eagles were 35-19…
The top wrestlers from high schools around Wisconsin, including Racine, Park and Case, competed last week in the WIAA State Wrestling Tournament. Photographer Julie Swanson has more than 100 images from the event in her Patch photo gallery.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Horlick High School team won state in their category! Teams from Lutheran and St. Cat's placed well today at the state cheer competition in Madison.
Congratulations to the Horlick Rebels Cheer Team on your state championship! Racine-area cheer teams did a great job at the state cheer competition in Madison Saturday. Way to go! Horlick High School placed first in small co-ed cheer. St. Catherine's placed third in cheer dance. Racine Lutheran placed third in Division III small dance.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Their hard work paid off and now several boys on the Horlick, Case, and Park high school swim teams will be in the state competition Saturday.
The Racine Unified School District will be well represented at the WIAA Boys State Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday. The Case High School boys swim team placed 2nd and Park High School placed 7th in the sectional meet held Saturday at Greenfield High School. The Case team earned 305 points, Park High School received a score of 199 and Horlick High School placed in 11th place with a score of 86. The Greenfield/Greendale team placed first with 336.5. Several members will now head to the state competition on Saturday. Park High School senior Andrew Suchla won the diving event after he earned 609.20. Horlick High School junior Mike Modesti placed sixth in the diving event at the sectional meet, but received a score of 342.6. Both …