Sunday, July 5, 2020

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From left - Lady Cardinals Taylor Jacobson, McKenna Riley and Karsen Kershner celebrate after capturing the first set of Thursday’s Scenic Bluffs Conference volleyball match at Bangor High School. Bangor went on to win the next two sets to sweep the Lady Eagle spikers in three sets. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:08am
In a Scenic Bluffs shocker at Bangor High School Thursday night, the Lady Cardinal spikers upended conference rival Cashton in straight sets. In one other area SCB volleyball match Thursday, Brookwood suffered a 3-1 loss to Necedah. Bangor 3, Cashton 0 Bangor got off to a strong start and never...
Tomah senior Sarah Peterson chips onto the green during Monday’s MVC Tournament at Viroqua Hills Golf Course. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:12am
It’s been four long years since a Mississippi Valley Conference girls golf championship banner was hung on the gymnasium walls at Tomah High School. But the wait ended Monday. Tomah captured its sixth MVC match of the season, and with it - the 2019 girls golf championship – with a team title at the...
Sparta senior Ethan Krueger (52) battles in the trenches with Westby’s Hayden Martine (65) during the first half of Friday night’s nonconference football game at Westby. Krueger and the Spartans won the battle at the line of scrimmage, lifting Sparta to a 35-25 victory over the Norsemen. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:22am
Dominance in the trenches made up for some special teams miscues and lifted Sparta to a 35-25 nonconference victory on the gridiron at Westby Friday night. The Spartans controlled the line of scrimmage all night, picking up nearly 400 yards on the ground, but a short punt and a pair of long punt...
Sparta golfer Austin Erickson, who will begin his senior year this fall, has accepted a full-ride scholarship to play men’s golf at Iowa Central Community College - a two-year junior college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Erickson made the commitment just two days after posting his first WPGA Juniors win of the summer at a Saturday tournament in Reedsburg. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:29am
To say that this week was a big one for Austin Erickson would be an understatement. The three-time Mississippi Valley Conference Golfer of the Year won his first Wisconsin Professional Golfers Association Juniors Tournament of the season on Saturday. Two days later, the Sparta senior made a verbal...
Tomah’s Madison Lindauer protects the ball from a pair of Black River Falls opponents during a November nonconference girls basketball game at Tomah High School. Lindauer will play one more high school game as a member of the WBCA Division 1 North All-Star team, before taking her talents to the next level as a member of the Viterbo University womens basketball team. Herald photo by Bob Kliebenstein.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:31am
Before Madison Lindauer steps away from her prep basketball career, she will add another exclamation point. The 2019 Mississippi Valley Conference girls hoops Player of the Year, Lindauer has been selected to play in the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game next weekend. She is...
Tomah sophomore Jack Christen watches his approach shot on the 11th hole at Hiawatha Golf Club during Tuesday’s WIAA Division 1 golf regional. Christen fired an 18-hole round of 80 to lead the Timberwolves to Tomah’s first regional title in 33 years. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 11:01am
Toto was nowhere to be found, but the Tomah boys golf team may have been clicking its heels a bit at Hiawatha Golf Club after capturing its first Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association regional title in 33 years Tuesday. The last time the Timberwolves won a regional they were known as the...
Jared Rickert (left), who began his varsity coaching career as a co-head coach with Mike Roddick (right) in 2015, announced last week he is stepping down from the post he held for the past four seasons. Herald photo by Derek Montgomery.
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,...
From left – Cardinal cagers Michael Reed, Sam Wittmershaus and Will Reader look on late in the second half of Friday’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 5 boys basketball semifinal at the Kohl Center in Madison. Herald photo by J.P Schaller.
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...
Bangor first-year head coach Jacob Pederson (left) and his Cardinal cagers celebrate the WIAA Division 5 sectional championship Saturday after defeating Southwestern 70-60 to capture their second straight trip to state. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
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...
Bangor sophomore Zane Langrehr (right) drives past Southwestern’s Breckin Schneider (1) in the first half of Saturday’s 70-60 victory over the Wildcats in a WIAA Division 5 sectional semifinal at La Crosse Logan High School. Bangor opens its 2019 state tournament run with a semifinal match-up against Marshfield Columbus Catholic at 10:45 a.m. Friday at the Kohl Center in Madison. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
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...

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