By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Athletes of the Week Oct. 10-16
Placeholder Image
Who should be this week's Monroe, Area Boys and Area Grils Athletes of the Week?

Visit the Sports page on to register your vote. Information on the athletes will be made available in an online sports story. Votes can be made by clicking on the side bar poll. If you would like to vote for more than one athlete, e-mail Adam Krebs at with your picks. Be sure to include both your first and last name, as well as your hometown. Voting will end Wednesday Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. and results will be published Thursday, Oct. 21.


Dylan Schwitz, Monroe Football: The senior rushed for 228 yards and scored three touchdowns in the Cheesemakers' 35-10 win over Stoughton Oct. 15.

Dylan Starck, Monroe Cross Country: The senior finished second at the badger South Conference meet with a time of 16 minutes, 58 seconds. Starck helped the Cheesemakers win their 21st conference championship and sixth in the last eight years.

Rachel Root, Monroe Swimming: The sophomore set two personal record times by winning the 200 individual medley (2:17.79) and the 100 backstroke (1:00.78) at the Fort Atkinson Invitational.

Area Boys

Drew Mather, Albany: The senior was the Scenic Ridge and Rivers Conference championship running the 54,000-meter course in 17 minutes, 51 seconds. Mather was one of Albany's top three that sealed a fourth straight conference championship for the Comets.

Jon Hendrickson, Pecatonica-Argyle: The sophomore quarterback scored five total touchdowns (four passing and one rushing to lead the Vikings to a 31-6 win over Belmont. With the win, Pecatonica is playoff eligible.

Alex Wallace, Brodhead-Juda: The senior had 145 total yards and three touchdowns in the Cardinals' 54-13 thrashing of Whitewater. Wallace rushed for 99 yards and caught three passes for 46 yards.

Area Girls

Kendra Sigg, Pecatonica-Argyle: The junior won the ,Scenic Ridge and Rivers Conference's individual championship running the 4,000-meter course in 16:52.

Ellen Kiser, Juda: The junior had 18 kills and four blocks to propel the Panthers to a 18-25, 26-24, 25-21, 25-19 win over Pecatonica Oct. 14.

Cheyenne Wolfe, Darlington: The sophomore finished second in the SWAl Conference race Oct. 14. Wolfe ran the 4,000-meters in 16:10 to lead the Redbirds to a third straight conference title.