Zelinski, who was living in an orphanage in Ethiopia, came to the United States when he was adopted at age 11.
Multiple state champions, multiple state contenders and multiple up-and-comers.
Lauren Pansegrau's time of 17 minutes, 7.3 seconds over 5,000 meters shattered the previous mark of 17:44.6 set by Onalaska’s Kora Malecek in the fall of 2019 in Wisconsin Rapids.
Teams compete in the WIAA alternate fall state cross county championships at Blackhawk Golf Course in Janesville, Wis., Saturday, May 8, 2021.
According to Middleton coaches, Pansegrau broke a barrier in the state by running a sub-17-minute mark in the girls race. The sectional champion Sun Prairie boys team and runner-up Middleton advanced to next week's state meet during the WIAA's alternate fall season. The Middleton girls fini…
Lauren Pansegrau is preparing to lead the Middleton girls cross country team into Saturday's sectional meet during the WIAA's alternate fall season in the spring.
While there will be no postseason for football, all the other fall sports playing in the alternative spring season will hold a tournament series.
The alternate season for girls swimming and diving will have its state championship meet April 6 at Waukesha South, beginning a series of tournaments in various sports this spring.
The four Madison public schools plan to remain virtual for all WIAA alternate fall sports in the spring through March 26 and have canceled competitions through April 4. It does remain possible some alternate fall sports will have in-person activities.
Petitgoue and Brookfield East girls swimming and diving coach Michael Rose were named 2020 national coaches of the year by the National Federation of State High School Associations. McFarland's Brett Ogorzalek was honored as a section coach of the year for boys soccer.
Waunakee narrowly finishes second in the girls race and also advances to the Division 1 state meet next Saturday at Hartland Arrowhead
The Eagles beat the second-ranked defending state champs two days after being third-ranked Oconomowoc, last year's state runner-up
WIAA girls and boys cross country sectional at Wyona Park in Wyocena, Wis., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020.
The risk of re-igniting the COVID-19 pandemic, putting lives and future health at risk, outweighs the toll paid by student-athletes losing the chance to compete.
A University of Wisconsin study showed 65% of student-athletes suffered anxiety after schools and sports were halted last spring.
Hauser, who has 25 years with the WIAA, is associate director.
The Wisconsin icon says the sun has set on his competitive running career.
He was an eight-time high school state champion at Stevens Point. He won five NCAA titles and UW won team championships in cross country in 2005 and indoor track and field in 2007.
When the phone call came that Saturday night, coach Paul Chellevold was poring over details for taking his Madison Memorial girls cross country team to the WIAA state meet.
Eigenberger plans to run cross country and track for the Golden Gophers
Madison West, Middleton and McFarland also are poised for strong seasons.
Despite missing two runners injured in car crash, Madison Memorial rides a wave of emotion and support to a strong finish
Five were injured — all but driver Siena Casanova — and transported to UW hospital for observation, and one was flown in by UW Health’s Med Flight because of a broken leg.
Official results of WIAA boys and girls sectional meets involving area runners: