Community Sports

Former All-Northwest pick Garske dead at 66

Dr. Jeff Garske, 66, of Hilton Head, S.C., lost his life in a tragic cycling accident on the Island Aug. 18. He had a long and successful career in Orthopedic Surgery and

2 days ago
August flashback: Mays moves into second place

Willie Mays goes deep in the Giants’ 4-3 win over the Cardinals to become the second-leading home run hitter of all time. It is his 30th of the season and 535th in his

1 week ago
Hyatt cards hole-in-one

Linda Hyatt carded a hole-in-one on Aug. 3 at Hickory Hills. Hyatt used a 5-wood to ace the 107-yard No. 16.

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Joe Ziemer: Buzz surrounding young Timberwolves extends into Western Wisconsin

Cole Aldrich has yet to go into the record books as a Minnesota Timberwolves player. He hasn’t scored, grabbed a rebound or committed a foul. Heck, he hasn’t even

1 week ago
Eau Claire 13s drop opener at Babe Ruth World Series

Eau Claire dropped its pool play opener 15-5 in six innings to Waterford (Conn.) on Thursday at the 13U Babe Ruth World Series in Ottumwa, Iowa.

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Prissel cards hole-in-one

Mark T. Prissel of Jim Falls used a 7-iron to ace the 156-yard No. 5 on Aug. 1 at Hickory Hills Golf Course.

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Tolan wins Tour Championship

Eau Claire’s Matt Tolan carded a 4-under par 68 on Monday to win the PGA Wisconsin Section’s Tour Championship at The Legend at Bergamont in Oregon.

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Timberwolves caravan to make stop in Eau Claire

The Minnesota Timberwolves Caravan will stop at the Eau Claire YMCA at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16.

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Stabenow cards hole-in-one

Jerry Stabenow notched his second career hole-in-one Sunday at Mill Run Golf Course. Using an 8-iron, Stabenow aced the 138-yard No. 6.

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Jensen records hole-in-one

Steve Jensen recorded his 17th career hole-in-one on Sunday at Lake Hallie Golf Course. Jensen, playing with Bill Peterson, Jeff Curtis and Dave Callaway, aced the 141-yard

3 weeks ago
CVGA: Brooks wins White Eagle Open

Former UW-Eau Claire golfer Ben Brooks shot an even-par 72 to win the Chippewa Valley Golf Association’s White Eagle Open on Sunday in Hudson.

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Curtis misses cut at Women's Amateur

Altoona graduate Gabby Curtis missed the cut at the U.S. Women’s Amateur after shooting a 9-over par 80 on Tuesday at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa.

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Resnick fourth after day two of Junior Boys Championship

Rice Lake’s Ben Resnick remained fourth after the second day of the WSGA Junior Boys Championship on Tuesday at The Bull at Pinehurst Farms in Sheboygan Falls.

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Ski jumper Hams dead at 86

Roger Hams, who died July 30 at age 86, was involved in ski jumping for a half century. He grew up with the Flying Eagles as a youngster and moved to the Eau Claire Ski Club.

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