Last year saw a dramatic finish in the Dunn-St. Croix, with Mondovi, Spring Valley and Elk Mound tying for first place. The conference’s coaches expect the same three heavyweights to battle for the crown again this season. That should make for some high-stakes head-to-head matchups this fall.
Keldric Stokes’ wife is from Thorp, but he’s still adjusting to his new surroundings in his first season as the Cardinals head coach.
RICE LAKE — The 2019 football Rice Lake Warriors will look a lot different, and a lot younger, than the squad that went 10-3 and reached the Division 3 state semifinal level last season.
Bloomer and Northwestern have spent the past two years battling for Heart O’North supremacy and 2019 should be no different.
ALTOONA — There’s no shortage of experience in the Altoona huddle.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A new set of lines adorn historic Dorais Field at Chippewa Falls High School this fall.
Eleva-Strum first-year head coach Jacob Lerum isn’t wasting any time putting his team to the test this season. The Cardinals open their season on the road at Mondovi for an August 23 date with the Buffaloes of the Dunn St. Croix conference.
This year, we want to hear your opinion.
Cavs, Tilden to meet in WBA
UWEC’s Romanski earns honor
Eric Gardow has resigned from his position as athletic director at Chippewa Falls McDonell after one school year.
FALL CREEK — It might be a bumpy year for the Fall Creek Crickets in 2019, but with first-year head coach Dean Laube at the helm, stability should be on the horizon.
WIAA approves 8-man alignment
Old Abe tennis earns honor
ALTOONA — The excitement was palpable as players broke into groups for drill work across Fuzzy Thurston Field.
It was a cool December afternoon when Loyal Crawford’s phone buzzed. He was sitting with his school friends on the steps outside Eau Claire Memorial when he saw his mother’s name pop up on his cell phone. It was a call he wasn’t expecting.
MADISON — For the first time since his commitment to the Wisconsin Badgers way back in May 2017, former Eau Claire Memorial star Cormac Sampson can provide an answer to the question that has surrounded his name ever since the raw and hyper-athletic talent got on the radar of Paul Chryst and UW.
There was no reason to wait.
Banks picks up 8th offer
Bednarek injured in 200m
It came as a surprise phone call shortly after Eau Claire Memorial’s football practice Tuesday afternoon.
Chi-Hi grad makes Olympic trials
Earlier this year the NCAA made a series of changes to reform boys high school basketball recruiting. According to a press release from August 14, 2018, the changes were meant to “promote integrity in the game, strengthen accountability and prioritize the interests of student-athletes over e…
Sometimes, life gets in the way of athletics.
Osseo-Fairchild football’s season-closing loss to Fall Creek could have marked the end of an era for Thunder coach Eric Boettcher.
Jordan Steinmetz was an absolute phenom on the ice for Chippewa Falls.
Locals to play in WFCA All-Star
Merchants move to 17-2
Kenny Bednarek’s athletic career has been on a fast track since he started turning heads as a Rice Lake High School freshman.
The pressure is on for rising seniors Dalton Banks and Caden Boser as they head into a big weekend of college basketball recruiting.
To say Duncan McKinley wanted to play football for Wisconsin may be an understatement.
Eau Claire Pizza Hut/Post 53 successfully defended home turf on Sunday. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to take home a title.
It’s Spring 2010 and a young boy shows up at Whitehall track and field tryouts.
Altoona Legion coach Craig Walter knows his squad is fighting an uphill battle at the Eau Claire-based River City Classic.
Wojtczak wins Whispering Pines CVGA
Pizza Hut/Post 53 made it a bangup 4th of July.
Steel announce schedule
Leading off the bottom of the first inning, Gabe O’Brien hit the first pitch for a home run.
It’s Wednesday June 6, 2018 and Dalton Roach is waiting for a phone call. It’s taken years to get to this moment and now all he can do is wait.
Henry Aaron hits 14 home runs in May to move into fifth place all time with 528. Reggie Jackson belts two home runs, including a game-winner in the 13th as the A’s beat the Senators 7-5 in front of president Richard Nixon. Harmon Killebrew’s 3-run homer gives the Twins a 3-2 win over the Yan…
Longtime Menomonie football coach Joe LaBuda will be a member of the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame Class of 2020, the WFCA announced Thursday.
Sam Stange could have expected to have a shot at winning Wisconsin’s state hockey player of the year award.
North's Richardson honored by WBC
It was left for North to carry Eau Claire high school baseball colors.
The lifelong memories are coming in hot for Eau Claire North’s Sam Stange.
Old Abe Roach signs with Cards
At the beginning of this season, Regis/McDonell girls soccer coach Scott Hoffmann asked Teryn Karlstad if she’d be up for a change.