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Fox Valley Association

FVA Spotlight: Luckson Ballard, Fond du Lac Soccer and Track and Field

The Fox Valley Association website will feature a student-athlete nearly every week during the 2023-24 school year for the 10th consecutive year in the FVA Student-Athlete Spotlight. Students are typically profiled on Tuesday and Thursday of each week and are chosen by their school. This week, get to know Luckson Ballard, who participates in soccer and track and field at Fond du Lac High School.

Click here for this week's FVA Spotlight Student-Athlete

Click here for past 2023-24 FVA Spotlight Student-Athlete Profiles

Kaukauna Captures Fourth Straight Team Wrestling State Title

Kaukauna won its fourth straight WIAA Division 1 state team wrestling championship on March 2 with a 36-27 win over Wisconsin Rapids in the championship match. The Ghosts finished the season with a 20-0 dual meet record.

Kaukauna recorded four pins in the title match from Andy DiPiazza at 106 pounds, Lucas Peters at 132 pounds, Colin DeGroot at 150 pounds and Liam Crook at 165 pounds. The Ghosts led 18-15 after eight matches and then won the next four to clinch the title.

Kaukauna finished 20-0 in dual matches for the season and reached the finals with a 49-17 win over Homestead in the quarterfinals and a 35-29 triumph over Menomonie in the semifinals. The Ghosts also won four straight titles from 2014-17, giving them eight team titles all-time, all under coach Jeff Matczak. It was the 30th state title in all sports in school history with 18 of those coming since 2014.

Watch 2023-24 FVA Sports Events Live Online

Selected FVA varsity events will be livestreamed during the 2023-24 sports season, based on streaming capabilities and facility accommodations. Click on the home team's link to find the video feed at gametime. Each link will take you to the school's YouTube page and you will need to click on the specific event.

Click here to watch selected FVA events live

Welcome to the Fox Valley Association

The Fox Valley Association begins its 54th season of competition during the 2023-24 school year. The Fox Valley Association is one of the oldest athletic conferences in Wisconsin with six of its seven original members still intact from its founding in 1970. 

With 10 schools totaling an enrollment of over 15,000 students, the conference spans the length of Lake Winnebago from Kaukauna to Fond du Lac. Fox Valley Association schools are members of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) and the conference sponsors 20 championship sports.