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Sparta seniorAndie Julson makes a great grab on a pop fly during Friday's 7-6 victory over Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau at Sparta Memorial Park. Photo by Colllin Gartner
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 11:02am
Sparta used a pair of three-run innings to open up a lead and held off a late rally to knock off Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 7-6 in nonconference softball action under the lights at Sparta Memorial Park Friday night. The win was the first of the season for the Lady Spartans, who snapped a 10-game...
The Sparta boys golf team captured the title in its own Singh Grewal Invitational at River Run Golf Course Saturday. From left - Matthew Pauley, Austin Erickson, Jaydon Haag, Brett Von Ruden and Nick Jankowski. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 11:00am
The Sparta boys golf team bounced back from a poor showing Friday to capture the team title in Saturday’s Singh Grewal Invitational at River Run Golf Course in Sparta. On Friday, Sparta struggled at the La Crosse Country Club, finishing in 14th place at the Onalaska Invitational, but rallied a day...
Arcadia’s Nicci Sendelbach (left) beats the throw to Timberwolf third baseman Abby Sherwood (right) in the second inning of Thursday’s softball game at Gerke Field. The Lady Timberwolves scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat the Raiders 7-4. Photo by John Froelich.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 10:55am
Meghan Perry belted a walk-off homer in the bottom of the seventh to lift Tomah to a 7-4 come-from-behind victory over Arcadia in nonconference softball action at Gerke Field Friday night. Perry’s game-winning, three-run blast capped off a five-run rally that erased a two-run deficit and gave Tomah...
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 10:53am
Brookwood head baseball coach Paul Olbert recorded his 200th career victory Friday, as the Falcons rallied for a 16-10 victory over New Lisbon in Scenic Bluffs Conference action at Woodside Sports Complex in Mauston Friday night. In one other SBC match-up Friday, Necedah upended Bangor 11-4....
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:27am
Freshman Austin Erickson carded five birdies on his way to a four-over-par 76, leading the Sparta boys golf team to a first-place finish in Monday’s Mississippi Valley Conference match at Forest Hills Golf Course. Erickson fired back-to-back, two-over-par rounds of  38 on the front and back nine on...
Bangor’s Mikaela Jepson (4) gets tangled up while tagging Cashton’s Taylor Costello (left) between first and second base during Monday’s Scenic Bluffs Conference softball game at Cashton. The Lady Cardinals scored a run in the top of the eighth inning to defeat Cashton 2-1 and remain unbeaten in league play. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:25am
Bangor picked up a big road win at Cashton to remain perfect and Brookwood outlasted Hillsboro in a pair of Scenic Bluffs Conference softball games Monday night. The Bangor Cardinals picked up a 2-1 extra-inning win over the Cashton Eagles in a battle of unbeaten teams, while the Brookwood Falcons...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:22am
Kyle Kroener’s two-run single erased a one-run deficit and lifted the red hot Tomah baseball team to its fourth Mississippi Valley Conference win in a row. Kroener’s bases-loaded single in the fifth inning gave the Timberwolves a 2-1 lead en route to a 3-1 victory at Onalaska. While Kroener...
Youth hunter Aiden Carney (left) and his mentor, Allan Anderson (right), show off the big tom Aiden shot during the Monroe County Longspurs Youth Turkey hunt near Cataract Saturday. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:34am
It all happened so fast. One minute, Aiden Carney was sitting in a turkey blind trying to call in a big gobbler – the next thing you know, the Sparta 12-year old had downed a big tom. “I didn’t really have time to be nervous,” said Carney of his first-time turkey harvest. Carney, the son of David...
Sparta senior Sirrus Bier (front) takes the baton from freshman Clinton Jenkins to start the second leg of the 800-meter relay. Sparta finished first in the race and landed second overall in the boys team standings at Tuesday’s Onalaska Luther Knight Invite. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:30am
The Sparta High School boys track and field team turned it up a notch this week with a second-place finish at Tuesday’s Onalaska Luther Knight Invite. The Lady Spartan thinclads competed in the meet as well, coming in ninth place in the girls team standings. Sparta Boys Four firsts and four runner-...
Lady Falcon Ceara Kilfoyle finished runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles to help Brookwood capture the girls team title at Monday’s Lee Griffin Invitational. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:28am
The Brookwood High School track and filed team is coming off a pair of solid performances in two invitational meets this week. The Lady Falcons were stellar on Monday night, capturing the team title in the Lee Griffin Invitational at Kickapoo, while the Brookwood boys finished fifth at the 11-team...


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