Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 8:48am
The Sparta football team will face a tough opponent Friday night, when they travel to Westby to play the Norsemen, who beat four-time state runner-up Darlington 15-14 in last week’s season opener.
“We know Westby,” offered Spartan head coach John Blaha. “They’ve got some great talent. They’re...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:08pm
A workman-like effort from the offensive line lifted Sparta to a big nonconference win its football opener at Sparta Memorial Field Friday night.
The Spartans jumped out to an early lead and held off a pesky Black River Falls team to score a 28-13 victory over the Tigers.
The win was the second...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:05pm
Anyone who had a chance to catch a Tomah baseball game this spring knows Connor Prielipp has a pretty good arm.
The junior pitcher was a key ingredient in a stellar post-season run that saw Tomah come up just one win shy of a berth in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:18am
A 29-point third quarter broke open a close game and propelled Bangor to a 51-7 thumping of Melrose-Mindoro in nonconference football action at Bangor High School Thursday night.
The Cardinals, winners of 25 straight regular-season games, struggled offensively in the first half, but came out with a...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 8:27am
Three Lady Timberwolves broke 100 Monday to lead Tomah to a fourth-place finish in its own Tomah Tune-Up at Hiawatha Golf Club.
Tomah’s varsity squad finished with 392 strokes to land in fourth, just one shot behind Mississippi Valley Conference rival La Crosse Aquinas in the 10-team tournament....
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:49am
The Cashton Eagles will have the chance Friday to take down the Ithaca Bulldogs, who have been undefeated in the regular season over the past three years.
Ithaca has been a regular first game match-up for Cashton for many years.
Last year’s contest was a close one, with Ithaca triumphing over...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:44am
The Brookwood Falcons will play their season opener tonight (Thursday) against the De Soto Pirates at La Crosse Logan High School.
While the match-up is scheduled as a home game for the Pirates, it’s location was changed because De Soto’s football field suffered flood damage last year.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:33am
The weather was nearly perfect for a race, as more than 100 runners competed in and finished the Bangor Fun Daze Run-Walk in Bangor Village Park over the weekend.
Bangor’s Kasey Miller was the top finisher in the women’s 5K run held Saturday morning, capturing first with a top time of 23:10, while...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:47am
It’s always been special for Theo Muellenberg to share the sidelines with his father, Rick.
The Bangor senior was first allowed on the gridiron 10 years ago to serve as water boy for a pretty good Cardinal football team that just happened to be coached by Rick Muellenberg.
Those first years...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:44am
Pagee Finley is no stranger to starting new sports programs.
Sparta’s gymnastics coach for the past four seasons got that program up and running after a two-decade hiatus, and was instrumental in fostering the Sparta Parks and Recreation Department youth gymnastics and starting the Rebels...