McIntyre earns trip to state wrestling tournament

The sophomore wrestler qualified in the WIAA Individual State Tournament and was honored with a firetruck escort out of town to celebrate his achievement.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent Marcus McIntyre was the only Brodhead-Juda wrestler to reach the 2022 Individual Wisconsin State Wrestling Tournament. McIntyre posted a 30-3 record on the season as one of the best wrestlers Brodhead-Juda had to offer. After beating Tanner Paulson of Belmont-Platteville in the Division two Sectional round […]


Cardinal dominance continues in RVC basketball

BECKY MALKOW The Independent-Register

 Abbie Dix elevates over the defender for 2. Dix dominated in the paint in the Cardinals 55-9 win over Big Foot Feb. 3.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent The Brodhead girls’ varsity basketball squad has extended its winning streak to eight games after beating the Big Foot Chiefs, last week. It was a bit more relaxed week for the Lady Cards, as they had only one game scheduled in a span of 10 days. […]


Brodhead boys bounce back from consecutive losses

BECKY MALKOW The Independent-Register
Aidyn Vondra makes a layup vs East Troy Feb. 1. The Cardinals lost 59-52 and are now tied with ET for first place in conference.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent The Brodhead boys’ varsity basketball program, recently, suffered consecutive losses for just the second time this season. After dropping a tough Rock Valley Conference matchup against the Beloit Turner Trojans, The Cardinals and their head coach, Tommy Meier, were set up for one of the biggest […]


Lady Cards extend winning streak

BECKY MALKOW - The Independent Register
Addison Yates takes the ball to the hole in the Cardinals 67-34 win.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent The Brodhead girls’ varsity basketball squad has won their seventh consecutive game after beating the Clinton Cougars and the McFarland Spartans, last week. The Lady Cards came into the week riding a five-game winning streak with an overall record of 15-2. Last week the Lady Cards […]


Cardinal boys suffer first conference loss.

BECKY MALKOW The Independent-Register

Josiah Engen elevates to score 2 of his team high 21 points in the Cardinals 72-78 loss to Turner on the road last Thursday night.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent The Brodhead varsity boys’ basketball squad and head coach Tommy Meier had nearly a week off after beating McFarland 76-66 on Jan. 21. While time off can be a good thing late in the season, the Cards had to prepare for another tough, upcoming matchup. On […]


Brodhead teams extend winning streaks

Taetum Hoesly pushes the ball up the floor vs Evansville Jan. 20

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent Both Brodhead basketball teams have extended their winning streaks. The Brodhead boys and girls’ varsity basketball squads each picked up two wins last week as the Cardinals went 4-0 combined. Pick up the Jan. 26th print edition for full story….


Brodhead wins third straight, top the RVC

BECKY MALKOW The Independent-Register

Coach Brian Kammerer raises his hands in celebration after the Cardinals defeated Edgerton 41-38. The Lady Cardinals remain undefeated in conference and are in sole possession of first place

By Trenten Scheidegger,  Correspondent The Brodhead girls’ basketball team has won its third straight game, improving the Cards’ record to 13-2. Last week, they continued their domination of the Rock Valley Conference with two conference wins over Edgerton and Beloit Turner. The two wins improved the Lady Cards’ conference record […]


Coach celebrates victory over hometown team Cardinals top RVC with recent winning streak

BECKY MALKOW The Independent-Register
Owen Leifker lays it in for 2 of his 16 points in the Cardinals 55-50 win over Big Foot last Thursday night. The Cardinals remain undefeated in conference and are currently in first place.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent The Brodhead boys basketball team and Head Coach Tommy Meier are riding a five-game winning streak, that includes a win over Meier’s alma mater, Black Hawk High School in South Wayne. It’s a winning streak that has the Cards in first place in the Rock Valley […]


Leifker reaches 1,000 points in Cardinal victory.

Cardinals senior Owen Leifker, scored 18 points Dec. 29 during a game against Deerfield to bypass the-1,000 point milestone. Leifker came into the contest needing 10 points to reach the mark. Coach, Tommy Meier (left) who said the achievement was “impressive,” presented Leifker with a commemorative ball honoring the feat.

Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent After beginning the 2021-22 season on a five-game winning streak, the Brodhead boys’ varsity basketball squad hit a rough patch. It was something Brodhead Head Coach Tommy Meier was well aware could happen. Before the team hit the road for three consecutive away games, Meier admitted it […]


In it to win it. Brodhead teams peg a few more wins

BECKY MALKOW The Independent-Register
Right: Brodhead’s Onni Oliver drains a 3 during the girls defeat against McFarland last week. Above: Abbie Dix goes up for 2 of her 19 points in the winning game.

Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent Both Cardinal basketball squads have continued their winning ways to tip off the 2021-22 basketball season. The Lady Cards are a perfect 8-0 through their first eight games, while the boys have managed to come out on top of a couple nail biters. Coach Brian Kammerer and […]