Monday, August 7, 2017 - 8:44am
It’s been quite a summer on the golf for Sparta’s Austin Erickson.
The 2017 Mississippi Valley Conference boys golf medalist and Player of the Year made history just over a week ago when he became the first junior golfer to capture the club championship at Sparta’s River Run Golf Course.
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 8:42am
The Tomah Stix U16 squad opened with a lopsided victory, but struggled with back-to-back losses that lead to an early exit in a summer fastpitch softball tournament at Arkdale over the weekend.
Tomah brought the big bats in the pool play opener Friday night, hammering 17 hits – including five for...
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 8:32am
The Tomah Stix U16 softball squad eclipsed double digits three times to score three straight victories en route to capturing the team title in its own tournament at Gerke Field Saturday.
Tomah opened the round-robin tourney with a 13-6 victory over Reedsburg and moved to 2-0 on the day with a 12-0...
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 8:30am
It’s the premier archery shoot of its kind – and it’s headed for Sparta this weekend.
The Rinehart R100 - dubbed The Greatest Archery Shoot In The World – will return to the Sparta Rod and Gun Club Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30.
The shoot is entering its 12th year in Sparta after a brief...
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Because they’re played in the off-season, summer league sports are sometimes less intense than those contested during the regular high school season.
But don’t tell that to Teri Derousseau and the Tomah High School volleyball team.
The Lady Timberwolf spikers brought all kinds of intensity to the...
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:58am
Bangor won its pool and posted a top-eight finish in a summer volleyball tournament in Black River Falls Friday.
The Lady Cardinal spikers finished with a 4-2 mark in pool play and advanced to the quarterfinals, before falling to eventual champion Tomah in the varsity tourney.
Bangor opened play in...
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:56am
A heartbreaking loss in the semifinals forced the Sparta Juniors to settle for a third-place finish at the American Legion U16 State Baseball Tournament in Nekoosa over the weekend.
Holding a 3-2 lead over Bayport in the bottom of the seventh inning, Sparta committed a pair of errors that led to a...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:48am
It’s always been a dream of Josh Knoll’s to coach baseball, so landing his first coaching job at his alma mater at the age of 25 has got to be the icing on the cake.
Knoll, a 2009 graduate of Sparta High School, was selected as Western Technical College head baseball coach earlier this summer.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:46am
Sparta put together 17 hits in two games to capture a doubleheader sweep of cross-county rival Tomah in summer league softball action at Sparta Memorial Park last week.
The Lady Spartan nine outlasted the Tomah Stix 7-3 in the opener and brought out the big bats en route to a 16-0 victory over...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:43am
Reis Derousseau scattered four hits in four innings of work to help the Tomah Stix capture a 7-2 victory over Black River Falls at Gerke Field last week.
After Derousseau held Black River Falls scoreless in the top of the first, the Stix forged an early lead with a three-run rally in their half of...