Monroe junior Sydney Mathiason slams the ball over the net during the first day of volleyball practice at the high school Monday. Monroe hosts Badger South Conference rival Stoughton in the season opener at 7 p.m. Aug. 25. To order this photo, click here. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher
Monroe junior Brayden Zettle catches a 27-yard pass from Tyler Elmer during the second quarter of Fridays WIAA Division 3 first-round playoff game against Reedsburg at the high school. The Cheesemakers won 21-0. To order this photo, click here. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
Reedsburg's triple-option offense offered some unique challenges in preparation, but the Monroe High School football team showed its offense isn't the only vaunted part of its team.
Monroe senior Carter Sawdey had two interceptions, and the Cheesemakers forced three turnovers in bottling up the Beavers for a 21-0 win in a WIAA Division 3 first-round playoff game Friday night. Saturday, October 22, 2016
This season, the next big step for Monroe (9-0), ranked seventh in the Associated Press medium-school state poll, is a first-round playoff game against Reedsburg (4-5) at 7 p.m. Friday at home. Wednesday, October 19, 2016