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Mallards program places players with families

Mallards program places players with families

Meet Craig and Sherry Barnsley of Madison, who are one of several families in the area that have a Madison Mallards baseball player staying with them for a few months.

Sun Prairie shocks West in girls soccer 1-0

Sun Prairie shocks West in girls soccer 1-0

The Sun Prairie girls soccer team scored in the third minute to hand Madison West its first Big Eight conference loss Thursday night, 1-0 at Mansfield Stadium.

Hannah Zacher got the early goal to put the Cardinals in front and it held up as Sun Prairie goalkeeper Courtney Craighead got the shutout for Sun Prairie

West is now 6-1-2 in the Big Eight. Sun Prairie improves to 5-3 in the conference.

Friday night, Madison Memorial (6-0-2) plays at Middleton (6-1). The winner gets the Big Eight conference championship.

Madison Parks regional beaches open for Memorial Day weekend

Looking to do some swimming or hanging out on the beach this holiday weekend? Madison Park Regional beaches will be open for those looking to enjoy the lakes over Memorial weekend. Lifeguard services are scheduled for this weekend, but are subject to change due to cool or rainy weather.

Regional beaches open June 13:

Girls basketball: Madison West shocks Verona with 1-point win

Girls basketball: Madison West shocks Verona with 1-point win

Madison West girls basketball played Verona in Division 1 Friday.

After a 70-minute delay because Madison West brought the wrong jerseys, the game tipped off.

Madison West's Shaquita Lee earned 19 points in the game.

With 13 seconds left and Verona down 2, Lexy Richardson made one of two foul shots.

Verona had a chance to score after a jump ball with a shot at 3 seconds left but Richardson missed.

Madison West shocked Verona with a 46-45 win.

Watch highlights from the game: www.channel3000.com/sports/-/1612/24877770/-/111t3exz/-/index.html

 

Madison Area Sports commission awards $30,000 to youth sports orgs

The Madison Area Sports Commission has awarded more than $30,000 in funding in its’ bi-annual disbursement of youth grant funds. Youth grant funds are allocated to established organizations that introduce Dane County youth to the lifelong enjoyment and health benefits of sports.

·         Allied Running Club – $1,750

·         Boys & Girls Club of Dane County – $5,000

·         Camp Randall Rowing Club – $1,500

·         East Madison Community Center – $2,250

·         Glide Disc Golf – $875

Crusaders win over Waunakee in boys hockey 6-3

Crusaders win over Waunakee in boys hockey 6-3

At Madison Ice Arena, the Waunakee boys hockey team played Edgewood Thursday.

The Crusaders struck early in the first period, with K.C. Daniels scoring the first goal of the game. 

Later Edgewood's Nick Kanoff took advantage of a Waunakee turnover to gain another goal. 

Waunakee played the Crusaders tough but the final score is Edgewood 6, Waunakee 3. 

Watch highlights from the game: www.channel3000.com/sports/-/1612/24598054/-/12mso28z/-/index.html

Stoughton boys basketball wins Badger South title

Stoughton boys basketball wins Badger South title

The Stoughton Vikings won the Badger South Boys Basketball title outright with a win and a little help.

The Vikings held off the Crusaders 51-42 Thursday night at Edgewood High School. In Oregon, the Panthers upset the Silver Eagles 36-35. Monona Grove and Stoughton entered the night both at 9-2 in league play.

Edgewood's Jeff Zellner's three-pointer made it 40-38 with under five minutes to play in the fourth quarter, but Will Clark's driving lay up made it at four-point game and the Vikings never looked back.

Stoughton improves to 10-2 in conference and 16-4 overall.

Watch game highlights: www.channel3000.com/sports/-/1612/24598146/-/12msnalz/-/index.html