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Treys topple Toppers in losses to Mounders, Warriors

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent Lately, the Hilltoppers boys’ basketball team has been bitten by the 3-point bug. Glenwood City saw Boyceville hit 10-for-18 3-pointers in a tough defeat the previous week. Elk Mound and Amery nearly matched that output. The Mounders and Warriors combined to shoot 51 percent from beyond the arc to hand…

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GC girls drop D-SC games to EPC, Spring Valley

After recording its first victory of the season thanks to a double-digits non-conference triumph over Bruce January 17, the Glenwood City girls’ basketball squad was looking to tack on a conference win or two when it played Elmwood-Plum City and Spring Valley this past week. Unfortunately, the Lady Hilltoppers fell behind early both contests and…

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Bulldog sweep in Bloomer gives Coach Olson 300th dual wrestling victory

Last Tuesday’s 5-school dual meet invitational at Bloomer High School turned out to be a very special evening for the Boyceville wrestlers and their head coach Jamie Olson, That’s because Boyceville’s 45-28 opening-round victory over Arcadia at the January 24 meet was the 300th career dual win for Olson. His Bulldogs would go on to…

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Glenwood City wins back-to-back D-SC Conference wrestling championships

GLENWOOD CITY — A year ago, Glenwood City finished with a perfect 4-0 record in Dunn-St. Croix competitions to capture its first conference wrestling championship in a dozen years. But unlike last year when the Hilltoppers won a tiebreaker against rival Boyceville to eventually earn that coveted title, Glenwood City demonstrated compete mastery over its…

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Bloomer/Colfax wrestlers split six home duals

BLOOMER — Wrestling six duals over a three-day span in two separate home meets, the Bloomer Colfax wrestling team earned a split as it won three and lost three. In a five-school, dual-style meet held at Bloomer High School last Tuesday, January 24, the Raptors defeated Thorp/Owen-Withee and Bruce but lost to Arcadia and Boyceville.…

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Lady Vikings split pair of D-SC games

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent After defeating the Durand Panthers earlier in the season, the Colfax girls had high hopes of pulling off another win, but instead they allowed a 10-point halftime lead to disappear and fell to the Panthers 48-43 in overtime January 24 in Colfax. They came back however, with a lopsided win…

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Lady Mounders begin new win streak

After being knocked from ranks of the unbeatens following a January 21 non-conference loss to a strong Somerset squad, what did the Lady Mounders’ basketball team do? It simply started a new winning streak. Traveling to the southern reaches of the Dunn-St. Croix Conference for a pair of games last week, Elk Mound played at…

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Elk Mound boys handle Hilltoppers, beat Blackhawks, plucked by Cards

While last Thursday’s lopsided 65-35 home victory over lowly Glenwood City helped the Elk Mound boys’ basketball team maintain a share of the Dunn-St. Croix lead with Durand-Arkansaw, the Mounders also got in a pair of non-conference contests last week. Playing those two out-of-league games around their contest with the Hilltoppers, the Mounder boys had…

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