Tyler Robarge led a balanced Chippewa Falls attack, scoring 15 points in Chi-Hi boys basketball’s 73-57 win against Rice Lake on Friday.
Keyser Helterbrand sank two free throws with nine seconds to play.
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Memorial boys hockey is back to .500.
After a pair of 1-0 wins, the Eau Claire Area Stars would be appreciative of a little extra breathing room in its scorelines.
UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball is dealing with so many injuries that coach Tonja Englund may resort to covering her players in bubble wrap.
On the Big Rivers Conference website, there’s a tab that lets the reader click on a list of team conference championships for each sport of every season.
Four different players scored in double figures, and the Eau Claire North girls basketball team downed La Crosse Central 62-53 in overtime on Tuesday night at the Doghouse.
The door had already been opened after Chippewa Falls defeated Hudson in late November.
Eau Claire Regis turned up the defensive heat and Cade Osborn led a second half surge to complement the outside shooting of Branton Paulsrud.
Dalton Banks was held to a season low of 18 points.
There’s only one speed for Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee sophomore Blaine Brenner.
Eau Claire Memorial made its run early. Holmen made its run late.
ALTOONA — Regis’ Teryn Karlstad certainly displayed her case for most valuable player on Friday night. The Ramblers were an entirely different team when she wasn’t on the floor against Altoona.
Eau Claire North had its hands full in an intense offensive struggle with D.C. Everest.
Durand girl’s basketball’s Emily Annis surpassed the 1,000-point mark Friday night in the Panthers’ 84-48 victory against Mondovi.
ALTOONA — It didn’t take long for the RAM hockey team to put a disappointing loss behind it.
All that hype you’ve heard about the Osseo-Fairchild basketball team, well, it’s true.
Evan Moss and Keshawn Harris combined for 37 points to lead the Altoona boys basketball team to a 70-55 win over Fall Creek on Thursday in Fall Creek.
Two players in the Leader-Telegram’s coverage area earned second-team all-state honors, as voted on by the Associated Press.
It’s never easy to lose the best player in the state, but having two future Division I talents waiting in the wings certainly softens the blow.
ELK MOUND — The formula for winning the Dunn-St. Croix Conference has been pretty easy to follow the past three seasons: win on the road.
You can call it sloppy play. Or very good defense.
UW-Stout steals the show
FALL CREEK — Day is turning to night in Fall Creek, a proud town nestled south of Eau Claire on Highway 12.
Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in November’s issue of Buckshot the Magazine
In addition to player of the year Logan Graetz, here are the rest of the players who made the 2018 Leader-Telegram All-Northwest first and second football teams.
With precious little time remaining and an electric atmosphere buzzing throughout the stadium, Logan Graetz was as calm as could be.
It wasn’t expected that Elk Mound – or any other Northwest Wisconsin school – would produce another back the caliber of and with the numbers put up by Jake Morris.
The Dunn-St. Croix Conference was off to a bad start.
By Leader-Telegram staff
Eau Claire Memorial was able to handle the second half pressure.
Eau Claire North went into the locker room at halftime down 11 points.
It was a championship team in a championship season.
Logan Mulhern became Osseo-Fairchild’s all-time leading scorer on Thursday, scoring 19 points to push his career total to 1,240 as the Thunder defeated Fall Creek 80-60 in Osseo.
When Eau Claire Memorial played a postseason regulation game of underclassmen against Wisconsin Rapids, the Old Abe roster was long enough to rival a college team.
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Chippewa Falls’ first-half run didn’t happen in a hurry.
By Leader-Telegram staff
Every time they stepped on the field, they were a heavy underdog.