Rice Lake is one game away from Madison.
Diving has been a strong suit for the Eau Claire Memorial swimming and diving team for years.
Bob Gibson outduels Denny McLain in the World Series opener 4-0 and the teams go on to a seventh game with the Tigers taking a 4-1 win behind Mickey Lolich and Jim Northrup’s 2-run triple in the seventh. The win was the third of the series for Lolich and he is named MVP.
Eau Claire Regis rolled up 25 first downs, 383 yards and scored four touchdowns.
RICE LAKE — Rice Lake built a 28-7 halftime lead off of Sparta mistakes and then held off the playoff-hot Spartans in the second half for a 42-31 Division 3 playoff win Friday night in Rice Lake.
The River Falls volleyball team made quick work in its quest to get back to the state championship game by ousting Greendale 25-17, 25-14, 25-19 in the WIAA Division 1 state volleyball tournament on Thursday night at the Resch Center in Green Bay.
In football there is only one number that counts.
Grantsburg (11-0) at EC Regis (11-0)
MONDOVI — It was a punch in the gut.
It was only fitting it was the same race that both Memorial’s Jillian Heth and North’s Aubrie Ecker, former teammates at DeLong Middle School and current freshmen at their respective schools, figured it out together.
Cade Osborn does a lot of everything on both sides of the ball for the Eau Claire Regis football team.
Rice Lake’s defense took care of the first half. The Warrior offense came on strong in the second half as Rice Lake rolled past Onalaska 40-25 in a Division 3 Level 2 football playoff game Friday night in Rice Lake.
Spencer/Columbus 37, Bloomer 18
The Bloomer volleyball team moved one win away from the state tournament by outlasting Amery 3-2 in a five-set sectional semifinal in Osceola on Thursday.
For much of the Big Rivers Conference, things didn’t quite turn out as hoped in Level 1 of the playoffs.
Regis was down early against Grantsburg in the second set of Saturday night’s sectional final.
The Alma Center Lincoln 8-man football team pulled out on Thursday of the state’s 8-man jamboree, coach Ryan Leis said.
Tori Sparger had a combined 30 kills and Kathryn Wirtanen had 19 kills and 20 digs as the Eau Claire Memorial volleyball team went unbeaten at the Stevens Point Invite on Tuesday.
SATURDAY, MAY 6
Bill Sterry shot a 70 to win the first flight in a Chippewa Valley Golf Association Flights tournament Saturday at Hickory Hills Golf Course.
Eau Claire Regis senior Hannah Anderson signed to play college basketball for NAIA Viterbo University on Thursday. Anderson, the Western Cloverbelt Conference player of the year, averaged 15.2 points and 12.5 rebounds per game as a senior.
Stephanie Kazemba had two hits, three RBIs, three runs and also pitched a complete game to lead the Immanuel Lutheran softball team to a season-opening 11-6 win over Plum City in nonconference action Monday in Plum City.
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CAMERON 53, PHILLIPS 35
Menomonie is still taking applications for the 26th annual Western Wisconsin Youth Football Camp July 24-26 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Menomonie Middle School. It is open to student athletes entering fifth through eighth grade. Cost of the camp is $40 and includes a T-shirt. This year’s camp featur…
LA CROSSE — Eau Claire Memorial senior Aubrey Roberts took the lead right off the gun and never looked back, gapping the field less than one lap in en route to setting the WIAA Division 1 state meet record in the 3,200-meter run Friday at Veterans Memorial Stadium in La Crosse. The Northwest…
Altoona High School athletic director Scott Hayden announced he is in search for a new golf coach for the spring season. Interested applicants can reach Scott at 715-838-7082 Ext 417.
Nick Greenlund was having a terrific senior season before a scary neck injury cut his season short.
RICE LAKE — There were no get-me-over serves. Digs were bumped forward. Sets hugged the net. And kills pummeled the back line and corners.
Kevin Shi recorded a hat trick as McDonell/Regis beat Northland Lutheran 11-1 in Mid-State Soccer Conference action Friday at Casper Park.
Eau Claire North’s Lauren Klauck shot an 81 to tie for second place at the girls golf North Invite on Monday at Mill Run Golf Course.