Wisconsin City Hoops AAU tryouts set

The Wisconsin City Hoops AAU basketball program will hold spring tryouts March 14-15 and March 21-22 at the Eau Claire YMCA.

The season will run April-June and have two practices per week and five tournaments. The tryout fee is $25, which includes a practice jersey.

For tryout times, visit WisCityHoops.com. Contact Dave Hazuga at 715-379-6822 or dave.hazuga@eauclaireymca.org for more information.

Loomis places 41st in Sweden

Adam Loomis placed 41st in Thursday’s large hill-Gundersen 10K Nordic Combined race in the World Nordic Ski Championships at Falun, Sweden. The Flying Eagle started 44th after a 102½-meter (337 feet) jump and ranked 28th in the cross country run to finish 3 minutes, 16 seconds behind winner Bernhard Gruber of Austria. The U.S. team was led by Bryan Fletcher, 23 seconds back in fifth place, while Taylor Fletcher was 29th, 1:51 behind, and former Olympic champion Bill Demong was 33rd, 2:27 back.

From staff reports