Osseo-Fairchild/Fall Creek’s Ariel Heuer is tied for third, seven strokes behind the Division 2 leader, after the first day of the state golf tournament at University Ridge Golf Course in Verona.
Every football fan knows when the punter runs out onto the field it’s typically a bad thing. It means another offensive series has stalled and now the defense has to do its job, hopefully forcing a punt coming the other way.
MADISON — Cormac Sampson has been on the go this year.
Paige Anderson set the pace with a seventh-place finish as the Menomonie girls cross country squad won the team title at the Old Abe Invitational on Saturday in Eau Claire.
MONDOVI — Cheers of “Raith” reigned down from the stands.
Eau Claire Memorial struck for two long touchdown passes in the final quarter.
The Blaze Todd show was out in full force on Friday in Altoona.
Elk Mound 50, Altoona 14
Tennis teams seeded
It took two games to separate the top two boys soccer teams in the Big Rivers Conference. Now, Eau Claire Memorial is in the driver’s seat.
Eau Claire Regis didn’t waste any time in clinching back-to-back Cloverbelt Conference championships for the first time under coach Bryant Brenner.
The annual Dig Pink volleyball match between the Eau Claire North Huskies and Eau Claire Memorial Old Abes meant more to North libero Bailey Thompson this year than usual.
For the third time in the last four years, the Regis girls tennis team is headed to Madison.
FALL CREEK — When Fall Creek needed a point late, the Crickets fed their war horse.
PLUM CITY — Thomas Asher and Dalton Binkowski stand on the edge of the Plum City football field messing around with each other as old teammates do.
Hudson (3-4, 3-2) at EC Memorial (5-2, 3-2)
They’re preparing for a large crowd – maybe big enough to fill Camp Randall.
As tennis balls zoom back and forth across the net in the chaotic frenzy of Division 1 sectional tennis, Eau Claire Memorial’s Jim Litscher walks slowly along the baseline of the Menard YMCA Tennis Center.
Any frustration caused by missed chances early evaporated by the final whistle. Eau Claire Memorial boys soccer knows any win against its cross-town rival is a sweet one.
The Osseo-Fairchild/Fall Creek girls golf team is heading to state after scoring 403 points to take second place at the Division 2 Prairie du Chien sectional on Tuesday.
Memorial wins subsectional
McDonell volleyball avenged a loss to Lewiston Altura earlier in the tournament, besting the Minnesota squad in three sets to earn a championship at the La Crosse Logan Invitational.
On paper, the move made plenty of sense.
WHITEWATER — Down by 10 points with 85 seconds left, UW-Eau Claire football needed a miracle to upset UW-Whitewater.
Coming off the injured list, Loyal Crawford got his first touch in three games and turned it into a 60-yard touchdown run.
There’s a logjam atop the Big Rivers Conference, courtesy of the Superior Spartans.
COLBY — It was run, run, run and run some more for Regis, and then just when Colby came up to stop the run, the Ramblers threw a pair of 60-plus yard touchdown passes to put the Hornets away in a 40-9 victory Friday night that should just about clinch the Western Cloverbelt title for the Ram…
Osseo-Fairchild 43, Altoona 0
More than halfway through the season, Eau Claire Memorial boys soccer’s record remains nearly unblemished.
Dan Anderson and Joe Thaler both placed in the top 10 to lead the McDonell boys cross country squad to the team title at the Osseo-Fairchild invite on Thursday.
During Billy Donlon’s most successful season at Wright State the Raiders were led by a 6-foot-6, 236-pound forward named JT Yoho.
Eau Claire North is building something on the football field.
EC Memorial (4-2, 2-2) at EC North (0-6, 0-4)
When a team produces a 100-yard rusher, it usually means it will win– probably 90 percent of the time.
Colfax’s Abby DeMoe held off Osseo-Fairchild/Fall Creek’s Ariel Heuer on the back nine to capture an individual regional championship Wednesday in Arcadia.
THORP — As players subbed in and out of McDonell’s lineup either to get a quick breather or to set up a better lineup, one thing was for sure, Maggie Craker wasn’t coming out.
Pat Monaghan went right to work recruiting Eau Claire North basketball’s Dalton Banks once he was hired on as an assistant at Southern Illinois University in April.
Jordan Klima has to lug around a vest in a suitcase whenever she goes far from home. Not very convenient, considering it weighs about 40 pounds.
As they’ve done all season, the Eau Claire Memorial girls tennis team proved to be the class of the Big Rivers this season taking home the top spot at Saturday’s conference championship.