Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:29am
For as long as he can remember, Jared Rickert has been a part of wrestling in Sparta.
The 2007 Spartan graduate first took to the mat in the first grade, and what followed was one of the most prolific wrestling careers in Sparta history.
Rickert was a three-time state qualifier for Sparta,...
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:54am
All the Cardinal cagers could do was watch.
Tom Nystrom’s buzzer-beater flew through the air and settled in the bottom of the net as time ran out Friday, propelling Marshfield Columbus Catholic to a thrilling 69-66 victory over Bangor in a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 5...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:36am
When Bangor hits the hardwood for its Friday-morning state semifinal with Marshfield Columbus Catholic at the Kohl Center in Madison, it will be like looking in a mirror.
Like the defending Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 5 state champion Cardinals, Columbus likes to push...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:57am
If things fall right in Friday’s Division 5 state semifinal match-ups between Bangor and Marshfield Columbus Catholic and Chippewa Falls McDonell Catholic Central and Sheboygan Lutheran, the Cards could be looking at a familiar foe in Saturday’s championship game.
Semifinal wins by Bangor and...
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 11:07am
Opening the season with a team that lost 10 seniors – including three 1,000-point scorers – not to mention a new head coach, nobody expected defending Division 5 state champion Bangor to make a run similar to that of last season.
The Cardinals would be a solid team for sure, but another state...
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:13am
Before Bangor was able to hold off a second-half charge and defeat Southwestern 70-60 in Saturday’s sectional final to earn its second straight state berth, the Cardiac Cards had to win a thriller over Blair-Taylor in Thursday’s semifinal at Holmen High School.
Despite building a 32-27 halftime...
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:01am
The 7 Rivers Figure Skating Club is bringing “The Greatest Show on Ice” to the Tomah Ice Center.
The club’s annual March ice show is a circus-themed production this year, featuring several numbers to the music of “The Greatest Showman” soundtrack.
Performances will take place at 7 p.m. on March 15...
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:57am
Sparta sixth grader Grace Levere isn’t your average 11-year-old.
Following her school day at St. Patrick’s Catholic School, there’s no time for video games.
On a typical day, Grace is on the move to one of her different after-school interests.
You’ll find her at piano or violin lesson; at dance...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:51am
Four area grapplers will hit the mat this (Thursday) afternoon to kick-off their run in the 2019 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual State Wrestling Championships.
Sparta seniors Jon Bailey and Garet Pfaff, Tomah junior Marques Fritsche and Brookwood senior James Gjefle are...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 9:19am
One of the silver linings about a polar vortex.
Its conditions help make sure ice conditions are ideal for ice fishing. That's good news for organizers of the Tomah-Warrens Sportsman's Alliance Fisheree on Lake Tomah and the Eagles Nest Community Service Fisheree, hosted by Eagle's Nest Resort,...