Friday, September 18, 2015 - 9:22am
Homecoming is always a big game for any high school football team, but Friday’s Mississippi Valley Conference match-up between Sparta and Onalaska is bigger in more ways than one.
The Spartans haven’t won multiple games in the MVC for a decade, but last week’s 34-20 road win at La Crosse Central...
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 9:05am
It’s nearly midway through the season for most high school football teams, which means each and every game is becoming increasingly important for area grid squads.
Friday’s slate of games in the Scenic Bluffs conference is no different, especially for Cashton and Brookwood.
The Eagles are coming...
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 8:54am
It was a clean sweep for the Sparta cross country teams in Tuesday’s Warrior Invitational at Neillsville.
The Spartan harriers picked up a pair of huge wins at the Levis-Trow Mounds Recreational Area, capturing first in both the boys and girls races.
Three Spartans finished in the top...
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 8:42am
Senior Laney Sullivan finished in a tie for eighth place in the individual standings Monday, leading the Sparta girls golf team in a Mississippi Valley Conference match at Forest Hills Golf Course in La Crosse.
Sullivan carded a 12-over-par 48 on the front nine at Forest Hills to lead the Lady...
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 8:37am
Sophomore cross country runner Mathias Krein has been named Spartan Athlete of the Week.
Mathias, the son of Claus and Kris Krein of Sparta, turned in a personal best time of 20:27.8 Thursday to help the Sparta boys cross country team finish in second place at the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau...
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 8:36am
Sawyer Brown scored on a one-yard touchdown run in the second half to help Sparta erase a 6-0 deficit and defeat La Crosse Central 8-6 in junior varsity football action at Memorial Field Monday.
Both teams started slow, as the first half ended in a scoreless tie.
The Red Raiders drew first blood,...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:40am
The Sparta girls golf team kept pace in the Mississippi Valley Conference race Wednesday, finishing fourth in a pair of league meets at The Golf Club at Cedar Creek.
The outing was actually an 18-hole event, but it was broken into two nine-hole MVC matches hosted by Holmen and La Crosse Aquinas....
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:37am
Senior Coral Jones hammered home 14 kills Tuesday, leading the Sparta volleyball team to its second Mississippi Valley Conference victory of the season.
The Lady Spartans spikers hit on better than 90 percent of their serves and turned in a stellar defensive effort en route to a 3-1 victory over...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:33am
The scores may have changed from a season ago, but the results are the same leading up to Friday’s Mississippi Valley Conference football game between Sparta and La Crosse.
Just like last year, the Spartans and the Red Raiders are both searching for their first win of the season – and something’s...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:31am
Cole Grandall scored on a header in the 86th minute Tuesday, lifting the Sparta boys soccer team to its first Mississippi Valley Conference victory of the season.
Grandall’s goal gave the Spartan strikers a narrow 2-1 victory over La Crosse Central in the league match at Sparta High School.