Thursday, April 22, 2021


The Tomah High School girls golf squad added another feather in the cap of a stellar 2019 season last week, earning Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin Academic All-State recognition as a team. From left - Jayda Zhu, Sarah Peterson, Hannah Zhu, Amelia Zingler, Sophie Pokela and Brin Neumann. Contributed photo.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 9:39am
The Tomah girls golf team added yet another feather in the cap of what already was an historic 2019 campaign. The Lady Timberwolves learned last week they earned Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin Academic All-State honorable mention honors as a team. The team honor is determined by the average...
Bangor’s Ashlie Lockington soars through the air on her way to a first-place finish in the triple jump at the 2018 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Track and Field Championships her junior year. The track meet would be Lockington’s last in a Bangor uniform, as a knee injury in basketball kept her sidelined her entire senior season. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:30am
This spring was supposed to be a rebirth of sorts for Bangor graduate Ashlie Lockington. The high school track standout was looking forward to her first sports season in better than a year as a freshman on the Winona State University track and field team. Lockington, a talented three-sport athlete...
The Sparta-Viroqua Bantam Bulldogs pose with their state championship trophy. Front - Alex Hoyum. Front row, from left - Tucker Gretebeck, Brennen Otten, Ryder Steele, Dylan Kaduc, Ethan Chmura and Paul Eddy. Middle row, from left - Coach Frank Doherty, coach Peter Kaduc, Connor Williams, Davy Doherty, Collin Simonson, Sawyar Kehren, Hayden Peterson, Aiden Carney, Dalton Buros and Hudson Nundahl. Back row, from left - Landon Burkhardt, Sidney Ricks, Charles Tempski, coach Chad Williams, coach Jason Steele
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 10:34am
A last-minute decision to form a youth hockey cooperative involving bantam teams from Sparta and Viroqua paid big dividends recently. The Sparta-Viroqua Bantam Bulldogs, which is in just its first year of existence, captured the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association state championship at the...
West Salem-Bangor sophomore Evan Wolfe (right) scored a 15-1 major decision over Campbellsport senior Roman Skorupa (left) to advance to the Division 2 quarterfinals at 126 pounds. Wolfe and Tomah’s Marques Fritsche, who opened with back-to-back wins, remain in title contention at the WIAA state wrestling tourney in Madison. Herald photo by Derek Montgomery.
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12:24pm
Tomah’s Marques Fritsche and West Salem-Bangor’s Evan Wolfe remain in state title contention after the opening day of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Wrestling Championships Thursday. Fritsche earned back-to-back wins Thursday to advance to the Division 1 semifinals at 170...
Tomah sophomore Sophie Pokela blasts out of a bunker on the 17th hole. Herald photos by Nate Beier.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 2:55pm
Tonya Gnewikow asked three things from her golf team as the Lady Timberwolves headed to University Ridge Tuesday morning for the second day of the 2019 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 1 Girls State Golf Championships. Putt better, score better and enjoy the experience. And...
Tomah freshman Brin Neumann fired a 10-over-par 82 on the par-72 layout at Stevens Point Country Club Tuesday to win medalist honors and lead the Tomah girls golf team to a sectional championship and a berth in next week’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 1 Golf Championships at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 11:07am
After a four-year hiatus, the Tomah girls golf team is headed back to University Ridge Golf Course. Freshman Brin Neumann shot the best round of the day at Stevens Point Country Club Tuesday, leading the Lady Timberwolves to the team title at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association...
From left - Lady Cardinals Taylor Jacobson, McKenna Riley and Karsen Kershner celebrate after capturing the first set of Thursday’s Scenic Bluffs Conference volleyball match at Bangor High School. Bangor went on to win the next two sets to sweep the Lady Eagle spikers in three sets. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:08am
In a Scenic Bluffs shocker at Bangor High School Thursday night, the Lady Cardinal spikers upended conference rival Cashton in straight sets. In one other area SCB volleyball match Thursday, Brookwood suffered a 3-1 loss to Necedah. Bangor 3, Cashton 0 Bangor got off to a strong start and never...
Tomah senior Sarah Peterson chips onto the green during Monday’s MVC Tournament at Viroqua Hills Golf Course. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:12am
It’s been four long years since a Mississippi Valley Conference girls golf championship banner was hung on the gymnasium walls at Tomah High School. But the wait ended Monday. Tomah captured its sixth MVC match of the season, and with it - the 2019 girls golf championship – with a team title at the...
Sparta senior Ethan Krueger (52) battles in the trenches with Westby’s Hayden Martine (65) during the first half of Friday night’s nonconference football game at Westby. Krueger and the Spartans won the battle at the line of scrimmage, lifting Sparta to a 35-25 victory over the Norsemen. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:22am
Dominance in the trenches made up for some special teams miscues and lifted Sparta to a 35-25 nonconference victory on the gridiron at Westby Friday night. The Spartans controlled the line of scrimmage all night, picking up nearly 400 yards on the ground, but a short punt and a pair of long punt...
Sparta golfer Austin Erickson, who will begin his senior year this fall, has accepted a full-ride scholarship to play men’s golf at Iowa Central Community College - a two-year junior college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Erickson made the commitment just two days after posting his first WPGA Juniors win of the summer at a Saturday tournament in Reedsburg. Herald photo by Nate Beier.
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:29am
To say that this week was a big one for Austin Erickson would be an understatement. The three-time Mississippi Valley Conference Golfer of the Year won his first Wisconsin Professional Golfers Association Juniors Tournament of the season on Saturday. Two days later, the Sparta senior made a verbal...


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