Prep Mania

Prep Mania

Jesse Nelson and Dennis Semerau bring you coverage of all the local area high school games!


5.6.20 Prep Mania

May 6, 2020 7 p.m.

Jesse and Dennis catch up with Waunakee football coach Pat Rice, new Deforest AD Rick Henert, and Dr. Tim McGuine from UW Health about his latest study regarding the mental health of high school athletes.

4.29.20 Prep Mania

April 29, 2020 7 p.m.

Jesse and Dennis are joined by Kobe Johnson of Nicolet High School (one of the top basketball recruits in the state) and Haaken Anderson of Verona Area High School (walking on with Wisconsin football in 2020). Plus, reactions to the NFL Draft and how area schools are handling the cancellation of spring sports.

4.22.20 Prep Mania

April 22, 2020 7 p.m.

Jesse and Dennis are joined by Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receiver Alex Erickson, an alum of Darlington High School, ahead of Thursday's NFL Draft. Also joined by former Madison Edgewood basketball player Estella Moschkau, who recently announced she is transferring from Stanford to Wisconsin. And the WIAA announces it is officially cancelling the remainder of 2020 spring sports.

4.15.20 Prep Mania

April 15, 2020 7 p.m.

Jesse and Dennis are joined by head football coaches Brian Kaminski (Sun Prairie) and Brad Murphy (Madison West). Plus, discussion about the future of the Big Eight with the addition of a second high school in Sun Prairie and conference realignment coming this season.

4.8.20 Prep Mania

April 8, 2020 7 p.m.

Mr. Basketball 2020 Johnny Davis and his twin brother Jordan from La Crosse Central (who will be playing for the Badgers next season) join the show. Plus, Ms. Basketball 2020 Lexi Donarski from La Crosse Aquinas also joins to discuss her plans heading to Iowa State.

4.1.20 Prep Mania

April 1, 2020 6 p.m.

Jesse and Dennis are joined by new Deforest head football coach Aaron Mack, and State AP Boys Basketball Coach of the Year Jerry Petitgoue.

3.25 Prep Mania

March 25, 2020 6 p.m.

Jesse and Dennis are joined by Madison La Follette boys basketball head coach Curtrel Robinson and father-son combo Craig and Max Weisbrod, Deforest boys basketball head coach and player.

3.18.20 Prep Mania

March 18, 2020 6 p.m.

Jesse and Dennis continue to reflect on the high school basketball season, including sharing their favorite memories from covering the WIAA Boys Basketball State Tournament, which would have taken place this weekend. Girls Basketball coaches Tim Chase (Beaver Dam) and Jeff Kind (Middleton) join the show.

3.13.20 Prep Mania

March 13, 2020 6 p.m.

With the sudden cancellation of the remainder of the winter high school sports postseasons, Jesse and Dennis reflect back on the boys and girls basketball seasons. Also, a replay of The Dean's appearance on Wilde & Tausch.

3.7.20 Prep Mania

March 7, 2020 8:44 p.m.

Jesse Nelson and Dennis Semrau have boys hoops from Sun Prairie vs. Waunakee.