Thursday, April 22, 2021


Cashton’s McKenzie Peters celebrates a kill in the third set of last week’s game at New Lisbon. Peters and the Eagles went 3-0 last week and are just a game away from first place in the Scenic Bluffs Conference. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 11:16am
First year head coach, Luke Lukaszewski was primed to get the 2020 fall volleyball season underway. His excitement and enthusiasm to get going could barely be contained. However, his enthusiasm had to be bottled up for a few extra months. Cashton, like the entirety of the Scenic Bluffs Conference...
Bangor’s Madeline Janisch celebrates after a point during the Cardinals’ fifth-set rally Tuesday night against Royall.  Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 11:20am
The race for the Scenic Bluffs title during this spring alternate volleyball season could very well come down to Bangor and Royall. Thanks to a stunning comeback in the fifth set Tuesday evening, the Cardinals now have a leg up on their conference rival. Bangor 3, Royall 2 The Cardinals and...
The Holmen/Bangor high school bowling team finished second at last weekend’s state meet in Ashwaubenon. The team lost to the Sheboygan co-op in the state final on Sunday, March 7.  From left to right: Coach Chaz Callan, Kaitlin Herman, Haley Jones, Hope Minett, Joeryn Freit, Lauren Kademas, Molly Bachmann, Anna Callan, Coach Holly Jenks. Contributed photo.
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 10:51am
Bonus bowling. That’s what coach Chaz Callan and the Holmen/Bangor girls bowling team call their time on the lanes once they advance past the qualifying round of larger tournaments. Last weekend, Callan and company did plenty of bonus bowing at the Wisconsin High School Bowling Club state...
After 16 seasons coaching Brookwood’s baseball team, Paul Olbert has stepped down. Olbert led the Falcons to their most successful period of program history, tallying two conference titles, three regional championships and a pair of sectional final appearances. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 11:56am
With the weather outside turning more spring-like each day, it’s easy to start daydreaming about afternoon and evenings on the baseball diamond. However, for one longtime head baseball coach, the spring daydreams are a little different this year. For the past 16 seasons, Paul Olbert has been a...
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 11:47am
The Cashton volleyball team was given all it could handle Thursday night as the Wonewoc-Center squad looked to avoid an 0-2 start to the season. In the end, the Wolves topped the Eagles 3-2 after bouncing back to win the final two sets and even up at 1-1 on the season. Cashton won the opening set...
It was a family affair when Jeff Von Haden was recognized for dual win #300 Friday, Jan. 15. From left are wife, Wendy, daughter Brooke Oliver, holding Von Haden granddaughter Karsyn, sons Tyler and Travis, holding Von Haden grandson Hudson and the coach. And it's been clarified from reliable family sources that Grandpa and Grandma Von Haden will have to learn more about ice hockey down the road as Hudson is already comfortable holding a hockey stick. Wrestling singlets and headgear are not his style.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:13am
For prep wrestlers it's about reaching the 100 win milestone on the mat over the course of a high school career. For Tomah Timberwolves wrestling coach Jeff Von Haden the dual wins kept adding up. And after 23 years Von Haden reached the 300 win milestone in the corner of the mat. The Timberwolves...
Racing action May 29 started for the 2020 season at the Tomah-Sparta Speedway. Contributed photos
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 10:21am
The Tomah-Sparta Speedway kicked off its 2020 season Friday night. New this racing season is the track's affiliation with the High School Racing Association (HSRA) with three dates planned at the quarter-mile paved oval. Tomah-Sparta, located just outside Tomah off State Highway 21, joins the La...
Cashton senior Austin Schaldach on his way to the 200-meter dash title at the 2019 Scenic Bluffs Conference track and field meet. A two-time state qualifier, Schaldach won’t get a chance for a third state berth this season. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:16am
With all due respect to the rest of the Scenic Bluffs Conference, it was a pretty safe bet that Cashton was poised to repeat its track and field championship sweep this spring. The Lady Eagle thinclads captured the 2019 title outright to win their second straight SBC championship, while the Cashton...
Bangor lineman Grant Manke (76) takes on an Edgar blocker on his way to the ball carrier during a 2017 WIAA Division 7 football playoff game. Manke and the Cardinals edged Edgar in the snowy match-up and went on to capture the 2017 Division 7 state championship - the second for Bangor is three seasons. Manke announced earlier this year that he will continue his football career in college at Winona State University. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 11:00am
After stellar gridiron careers in high school, a pair of Bangor’s big boys are ready to tackle football at the collegiate level. Standouts on both the offensive and defensive lines for the Cardinals over the past three seasons, seniors Michael Reed and Grant Manke have committed to continue playing...
Tomah head softball coach Dan Wall (right) talks with his team during a break in the action at a Mississippi valley Conference softball game last season. Herald photo by Delaney Schaller.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:19am
With eight seniors returning – including last year’s Mississippi Valley Conference Player of the Year – the Tomah High School softball team had high hopes heading into the 2020 spring sports season. Tomah showed flashes of brilliance on the diamond during a 2019 season that saw the Lady...


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