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Live blogging the Wisconsin State High School Basketball Tournament semi-finals

Please submit comments, questions and observations throughout the games tonight, as we'll use Cover It Live software to provide up-to-the-minute commentary on Friday night high school basketball action. >More
 Mad Rollin' rookies: Four first-year Dolls talk about breaking into derby

This Saturday, the Mad Rollin' Dolls roller derby league will be hosting their fourth bout of the 2009 season at the Alliant Energy Center. If you've had the chance to catch a bout this season, you've probably noticed a lot of fresh new faces -- and, of course, catchy new names -- out on the track. >More
 The NCAA by the numbers

If you've already submitted your NCAA tournament bracket to the office pool without consulting online hoops guru Ken Pomeroy, you may not have invested wisely. >More
 Psst... Wanna see some prep hoops?

This weekend, sectionals throughout the state will determine the field for the WIAA's state boys basketball tournament next week at the Kohl Center. Prep hoops has officially become a big deal in Wisconsin. With increased media attention, high school stars have become familiar to even casual fans. The WIAA (Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association) has not discouraged this attention. >More
 Mad Rollin' Dolls talk charity, and strap in for third bout of 2009 season

Last Sunday, I had the chance to do something I don't do nearly enough these days: go bowling. And, really, the only thing that's better than a few games of bowling over a few towering glasses of beer is getting to do it all for charity. >More
 Facing the Stone-cold facts

It's Monday afternoon in the bowels of the Kohl Center, and Wisconsin women's basketball coach Lisa Stone is previewing the Big Ten tournament at her weekly press conference. Either she's a relentlessly positive person or else she thinks fans who read or watch her comments are incapable of critical thought. >More
 Purgolders kick it up a notch

Down 12 points going into the fourth quarter at Janesville Craig two weeks ago, Madison East exploded for 28 points, 17 of them from sophomore guard Nimrod Hilliard IV's cold-blooded outside shooting. But most of the credit for East's 75-71 overtime win owes to its swarming half-court defense. >More
 Madison East boys basketball team kicks it up a notch

Down 12 points going into the fourth quarter at Janesville Craig two weeks ago, Madison East exploded for 28 points, 17 of them from sophomore guard Nimrod Hilliard IV's cold-blooded outside shooting. But it was East's swarming, near-chaotic half-court defense that deserves most of the credit for its 75-71 overtime victory. >More
 UW v. Denver: Underrated rivalry

Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State all have Division I teams, but they're split between the Western and Central Collegiate Hockey Associations. Wisconsin is in the WCHA, competing against teams from significantly smaller schools like Alaska-Anchorage, St. Cloud State and Denver University. >More
 Knight, lite

On Saturday ESPN is bringing its popular College GameDay show to Madison, the traveling production's only stop at a Big Ten school this season. The show's format features a crew of former players and coaches breaking down the week's action in front of frenzied student fans. >More
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