Sports

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...
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...
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...
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. He’s...
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...
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...
Although the forecast called for some chilly weather, the Tomah Torpedoes didn’t let a little cold air stop them from swimming “hot” at their first meet in La Crescent June 24. Other teams braving the unseasonably cold weather were La Crescent, Winona, Holmen, Trempealeau, Sparta and Blair. “The...
Former NBA player and Wisconsin Badger Brian Butch returned to Sparta High School on Friday to run a boys basketball camp, largely similar to the girls camp he conducted on Monday - with only a few slight differences here and there. “I think the biggest difference here is the boys program has made...
A late comeback effort came up one run short Friday night, as the Sparta Juniors fell 5-4 to Holmen in American Legion baseball action at Sparta Memorial Park. Holmen used three straight singles in the top of the first to jump out to an early 4-0 lead. Sparta answered in the bottom of the frame,...
The Monroe County Herald Team of the Week is the Sparta Red U10 softball team. Sparta Red is part of the Parks and Recreation Department U10 Tomah-cooperative league. They play games in either Tomah or Sparta every Tuesday and hold practice on Thursday. There are currently 11 girls on the team. The...

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