Sectionals—TODAY!
Jun07

Sectionals—TODAY!

With the Wildcats’ regional victory over Monona Grove (11-2), they are off to sectionals in Beloit at Pohlman Field. There they will face Madison West, who upset Beloit Memorial 7-3 on Thursday. Sectional games take place Tuesday, June 7, with West (#6) vs. Verona (#2) starting at 2 pm. The winner will face the victor of the Janesville crosstown rivalry game, Parker (#5) vs. Craig (#1), which starts at 11 am. The sectional...

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Wildcats to face MG Thursday @ Stampfl
May31

Wildcats to face MG Thursday @ Stampfl

Monona Grove defeated Stoughton 3-1 on Tuesday evening. They face the Wildcats at Stampfl on Thursday at 5 pm for the Regional final. Sectional and State games are a good drive away this year (Beloit & Grand Chute), so this is a great game to kick off the ‘Cats playoff journey! Come out Thursday and pack the “Chuck”!

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All-Conference Cats Recognized
May31

All-Conference Cats Recognized

Congratulations to seniors Keaton Knueppel (P) and Ben Rortvedt (C) and sophomore Stephen Lund (INF) whose seasons were recognized by being named to the 2016 Big Eight All Conference First Team. Senior Sam Favour (OF) and juniors Jeff Bishop (P) and Brad Laufenberg (P) were also awarded honorable mentions in the voting. Rortvedt was also named 2016 All-Conference Player of the Year for his fantastic year at and behind the plate. Check...

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(3) Verona at Madison Memorial (4)
May28

(3) Verona at Madison Memorial (4)

Home Team: Madison Memorial – 4Away Team: Verona – 3The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity fall behind in seventh inning in 4-3 loss to Madison Memorial (Madison, WI). The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity lost a hotly contested 4-3 game in seven innings on Thursday at Mansfield Stadium after surrending the lead in the seventh inning. Sam Favour racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity. He singled in the...

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5/30 – Baseball Banquet
May28

5/30 – Baseball Banquet

The 2016 Baseball Banquet will be held Monday, May 30th from 5-7pm in the Badger Ridge Commons. See this flier for more details.  

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(5) Verona at Sun Prairie (1)
May26

(5) Verona at Sun Prairie (1)

Home Team: Sun Prairie – 1Away Team: Verona – 5The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity take out Sun Prairie (WI) with help from Ben Rortvedt, 5-1. Ben Rortvedt went 2-2 as the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity took home a 5-1 victory over Sun Prairie in seven innings at Summit Field on Tuesday. He singled in the fourth inning and doubled in the sixth inning. Jeff Bishop struck out seven, paving the way for a the Verona Area Wildcats...

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5/26 – Final Regular Season Games
May25

5/26 – Final Regular Season Games

The Wildcats will battle Madison Memorial in their final regular season games Thursday. Pick a team and come out to cheer them on to a strong finish! Varsity has won their last five games and is 9-1 in their last ten. They will be away at Mansfield Stadium, just south of Memorial on the corner of Gammon and Mineral Point. JV is rallying hard from a mid-season slump, also winning their last five. They will be at Olson Field just north...

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(0) La Follette at Verona (6)
May23

(0) La Follette at Verona (6)

Home Team: Verona – 6Away Team: La Follette – 0The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity get 16 strikeouts from Keaton Knueppel, win 6-0 over La Follette (Madison, WI). Keaton Knueppel threw a shutout to lift the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to a 6-0 win over La Follette at Stampfl Field in seven innings. Knueppel got the win for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity thanks to 16 strikeouts. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity’s...

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(1) East at Verona (4)
May23

(1) East at Verona (4)

Home Team: Verona – 4Away Team: East – 1Ben Rortvedt helps the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity down East 4-1. Ben Rortvedt went 2-4, helping the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to a 4-1 victory over East on Tuesday at Stampfl Field. He singled in the fifth inning and tripled in the sixth inning. Jeff Bishop had an impressive outing against East’s lineup. East managed just one hit off of Bishop, who allowed no earned runs,...

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Wildcats receive first-round bye
May19

Wildcats receive first-round bye

Verona has earned the second seed in Sectional #5 of the WIAA spring tournament, netting them a bye for the first round games on Tuesday, May 31. Stoughton and Monona Grove will battle for the chance to face the Wildcats at Stampfl on Thursday, June 2.

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Special Games – 5/17 & 5/19
May17

Special Games – 5/17 & 5/19

We have two special games next week! Tuesday, May 17th – Senior & VLL Night Before the 5 pm home game against Madison East, senior players and team managers will be honored. We also invite all Verona Little League players and families to come cheer on the Wildcats! Pre-game festivities at Stampfl start around 4:35 pm. Thursday, May 19th – Alumni & Former Coaches Night Join us at Stampfl Field for a special night to...

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(2) Verona at Parker (1)
May14

(2) Verona at Parker (1)

Home Team: Parker – 1Away Team: Verona – 2The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity escape Parker (Janesville, WI) behind Keaton Knueppel’s 12 strikeouts, 2-1. An outstanding effort by Keaton Knueppel carried the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to a 2-1 win in seven innings over Parker on Saturday at Riverside Park. Knueppel kept contact to a minimum, striking out 12 Parker batters. Knueppel allowed no earned runs on two hits...

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(9) Verona at Beloit Memorial (8)
May13

(9) Verona at Beloit Memorial (8)

Home Team: Beloit Memorial – 8Away Team: Verona – 9Offenses dominate as the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity outscore Beloit Memorial (Beloit, WI) 9-8. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity and Beloit Memorial lit up the scoreboard on Thursday as they combined for 17 runs. In the end, Verona Area Wildcats Varsity won the offensive battle 9-8 in seven innings. The teams combined for 21 hits, including eight extra base hits. The...

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5/13 – Games postponed
May13

5/13 – Games postponed

All three games away against Beaver Dam have been canceled for Friday (5/13) due to rain. A rescheduled date will be posted as soon as possible.

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5/10 – Games postponed
May10

5/10 – Games postponed

All three games were canceled Tuesday (5/10). The Varsity and JV away games against Parker have been rescheduled for Saturday, 5/14 at 11 am. Locations remain the same. The Freshman home game against Waunakee has been rescheduled for Monday, 5/23 at 5 pm.

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(8) Craig at Verona (6)
May07

(8) Craig at Verona (6)

Home Team: Verona – 6Away Team: Craig – 8The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity lose 8-6 to Craig (Janesville, WI). Keaton Knueppel did all he could to give the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity a boost, but it wasn’t enough to get past Craig , as the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity lost 8-6 in seven innings at Stampfl Field on Saturday. Knueppel led the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity’s offensive threat, as he got on base four...

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(3) Middleton at V (9)
May05

(3) Middleton at V (9)

Home Team: V – 9Away Team: Middleton – 3Fourth-inning rally sparks win for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity, 9-3. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity beat Middleton (WI) 9-3 in seven innings on Thursday at Stampfl Field after a five-run explosion in the fourth inning. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity scored in the fourth on an RBI single by Sam Favour, a two-run single by Stephen Lund, an RBI double by Tyler McClure, and a...

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5/4 – Butter Braid pickup
May04

5/4 – Butter Braid pickup

Don’t forget to pick up your Butter Braid orders today (Wed, 5/4) at the K-wing. Pickup is between 4:30 and 6:30 in the Commons.

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(5) Verona at Madison West (2)
May04

(5) Verona at Madison West (2)

Home Team: Madison West – 2Away Team: Verona – 5Madison West outdone by Sam Favour and the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity, 5-2. Sam Favour drove in three runs as the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity took home a 5-2 victory over Madison West in seven innings at Mansfield Stadium on Tuesday. He doubled in the third inning and singled in the fifth and seventh innings. Keaton Knueppel’s 11 strikeouts helped the Verona Area...

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(1) Madison Memorial at Verona (2)
May03

(1) Madison Memorial at Verona (2)

Home Team: Verona – 2Away Team: Madison Memorial – 1Jeff Bishop makes 2 runs hold up for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity in 2-1 win over Madison Memorial (Madison, WI). The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity didn’t give Jeff Bishop much support, but he got it done without it. Bishop pitched 5 2/3 strong innings to carry the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to a 2-1 win over Madison Memorial in seven innings on Monday. Ben...

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(2) Oregon at Verona (5)
May02

(2) Oregon at Verona (5)

Home Team: Verona – 5Away Team: Oregon – 2The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity seize victory thanks to late single, drop Oregon (WI) 5-2. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity and Oregon passed the lead back and forth five times on Friday at Stampfl Field, but in the end the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity pulled out a 5-2 win in seven innings over Oregon . The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity finally managed to grab the lead after a...

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(7) Sun Prairie at Verona (6)
Apr26

(7) Sun Prairie at Verona (6)

Home Team: Verona – 6Away Team: Sun Prairie – 7The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity surrender sixth inning lead to Sun Prairie (WI) in 7-6 defeat. A tight game was decided in the sixth inning as the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity fell to Sun Prairie 7-6 in seven innings on Tuesday at Stampfl Field. Walker Jenkins got the win for Sun Prairie . He allowed one run over 3 1/3 innings. Jenkins struck out four, walked one and gave up...

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(2) Verona at East (1)
Apr25

(2) Verona at East (1)

Home Team: East – 1Away Team: Verona – 2Great pitching leads the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity past East 2-1. An outstanding effort by Keaton Knueppel spurred the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to a 2-1 win in seven innings over East on Monday at Warner Park. Knueppel got the win for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity thanks to 14 strikeouts. Knueppel allowed one earned run, two hits and two walks over seven innings. Ben...

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(0) Verona at Arrowhead (9)
Apr25

(0) Verona at Arrowhead (9)

Home Team: Arrowhead – 9Away Team: Verona – 0Luis Acosta’s big day not enough, as the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity lose 9-3 to Arrowhead (Hartland, WI). The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity fell 9-3 to Arrowhead at Arrowhead on Saturday. Andrew Miller got the win for Arrowhead . He allowed three runs over 6 1/3 innings. He struck out three, walked five and surrendered two hits. Jeff Bishop was charged with the loss. He...

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(1) Verona at Arrowhead (6)
Apr25

(1) Verona at Arrowhead (6)

Home Team: Arrowhead – 6Away Team: Verona – 1The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity fall to Arrowhead (Hartland, WI) 6-1. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity fell to Arrowhead 6-1 at Arrowhead. Derek Crawley got the win for Arrowhead . He allowed one run over seven innings. He struck out four, walked two and surrendered two hits. Reagen Klawiter took the loss for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity. He lasted just five innings, walked...

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(3) Verona at La Follette (1)
Apr21

(3) Verona at La Follette (1)

Home Team: La Follette – 1Away Team: Verona – 3The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity fend off La Follette (Madison, WI)’s late push, hold on 3-1. La Follette wasn’t able to come back from the big hole it dug itself into against the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity, and La Follette lost 3-1 to the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity after falling behind by three runs in the third inning. La Follette scored one run in the sixth...

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Alumni & Past Coaches Night — 5/19
Apr19

Alumni & Past Coaches Night — 5/19

Join us Thursday, May 19th, at Stampfl Field for a special night to honor former VAHS baseball coaches and players. Former Varsity Coaches will throw out the ceremonial first pitches before the 5 pm home game against Madison La Follette. All other past VAHS coaches will receive a free t-shirt, and alumni players will receive a free hot dog and soda. Please come out to see our 2016 team, our upgraded facilities, and to reconnect with...

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(0) Beloit Memorial at Verona (5)
Apr18

(0) Beloit Memorial at Verona (5)

Home Team: Verona – 5Away Team: Beloit Memorial – 0Great pitching leads the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity past Beloit Memorial (Beloit, WI) 5-0. Keaton Knueppel hopes every outing could go as well as Saturday, as Knueppel tossed a shutout to carry the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to a 5-0 victory over Beloit Memorial at Stampfl Field in seven innings. Knueppel racked up 10 strikeouts in the the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity...

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(3) West at Verona (4)
Apr15

(3) West at Verona (4)

Home Team: Verona – 4Away Team: West – 3The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity top Madison West in back-and-forth affair, 4-3. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity and Madison West volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity came out on top for a 4-3 win on Friday at Stampfl Field. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity finally managed to grab the lead after a strong seventh inning. A hit by pitch scored...

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(3) Parker at Verona (2)
Apr14

(3) Parker at Verona (2)

Home Team: Verona – 2Away Team: Parker – 3The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity’s bats go quiet in 3-2 loss to Parker (Janesville, WI). Reagen Klawiter allowed just two runs on Thursday at Stampfl Field, but the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity couldn’t get the offense going in a 3-2 defeat to Parker . Nick Schneider got the win for Parker . He pitched 1 2/3 shutout innings. Schneider struck out none, walked none and...

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(4) Verona at Craig (8)
Apr14

(4) Verona at Craig (8)

Home Team: Craig – 8Away Team: Verona – 4The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity lose 8-4 to Craig (Janesville, WI). Stephen Lund drove in three runs, but the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity still fell to Craig 8-4 in seven innings on Tuesday at Riverside Park. Jack Blomgren recorded the win for Craig . He pitched 2 2/3 shutout innings. Blomgren struck out five, walked one and gave up one hit. Brad Laufenberg took the loss for the...

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(3) Verona at Middleton (4)
Apr11

(3) Verona at Middleton (4)

Home Team: Middleton – 4Away Team: Verona – 3Despite hit advantage, the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity drop 4-3 game to Middleton (WI). The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity lost 4-3 in seven innings at Middleton High School on Monday, despite outhitting Middleton seven to five. Alec Morrison recorded the win for Middleton . He allowed three runs over five innings. Morrison struck out seven, walked two and gave up seven hits....

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(3) Milton at Verona (8)
Apr02

(3) Milton at Verona (8)

Home Team: Verona – 8Away Team: Milton – 3The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity defeat Milton (WI) after late game single, 8-3. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity outlasted Milton on Friday after five lead changes, squeaking out a 8-3 win at Stampfl Field. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity finally managed to grab the lead after a strong sixth inning. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity scored on an RBI single by Keaton Knueppel off...

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Varsity Schedule (2016)
Mar29

Varsity Schedule (2016)

Spring 2016 VAHS Varsity Schedule and Record

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Varsity Roster (2016)
Mar29

Varsity Roster (2016)

Spring 2016 VAHS Varsity Roster

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2016 Wildcat Schedule
Mar02
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