A gritty mix of manufactured offense and timely hits fueled the Madison Mallards in a back-andΠ-forth 5-4 victory Sunday afternoon at Warner Park that earned them a two-game series split against the Wisconsin Woodchucks.
“The Woodchucks put up a good fight. They always do. It’s always gonna be a good baseball game when we’re playing them,” Mallards shortstop Michael Fuhrman said.
State health officials raise concern as delta variant cases grow in Wisconsin, Mitchell Schmidt, Wisconsin State Journal, July 23. Madison and Dane County
Madison and Dane County launching new efforts to distribute millions more in federal rent help, Chris Rickert, WSJ, July 24. Madison adds Juneteenth holiday, designates Ho-Chunk Day, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, July 21. Madison City Council pursues alternating in-person, virtual meetings, Abigail Becker, CT, July 21. Madison City Council plans to alternate between online, in-person meetings for rest of year, Logan Wroge, WSJ, July 21.
City's nonunion employees challenge mayor's plan for wage parity with unions, Dean Mosiman, Wisconsin State Journal, July 15. Airport Commission rejects resolution seeking PFAS clean-up oversight, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, July 15. No candidates running for Dane County Board District 20 seat, Abigail Becker, CT, July 15; Timothy Rockwell wins special election for Sun Prairie-area seat on Dane County Board, Emily Hamer, WSJ, July 14. Community
A year after dogs were welcomed in Madison parks, response is largely positive, Molly DeVore, WSJ, July 14. Boys & Girls club to break ground on new Regional Youth Workforce Center, David Dahmer, Madison365, July 12.
Alex Iadisernia found redemption for his team on Tuesday night.
“It was satisfying,” the Madison Mallards center fielder said of a 7-6 walkoff win that snapped the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters’ five-game winning streak over his club. “We knew coming in that this team had our number.”
Madison’s starting pitcher Eliot Turnquist said that a hostility has existed between the two teams.
“We’re rivals with these guys,” Turnquist said. “There’s been bad blood between us in the past.”
COVID-19 uptick in Wisconsin likely linked to delta variant, David Wahlberg, Wisconsin State Journal, July 10. 'Not everyone has to come to jail': COVID-19 changes could lead to sweeping transformation, Emily Hamer, WSJ, July 10; Incarceration after COVID: How the pandemic could permanently change jails and prisons, Robert Chappell and Shereen Steward, Madison365, July 7. Madison and Dane County
Cap Times Election Q&A: Dane County Board District 19, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, July 10. Madison Municipal Building, parts of City-County Building open to the public, Abigail Becker, CT, July 8. Madison City Council rejects moving quickly on proposal ending Reindahl Park homeless camp, Abigail Becker, CT, July 7.