Area Sports

Colfax contributes eight to 2018-19 Blackhawks’ wrestling cooperative

By Amber Hayden COLFAX — Colfax will once again co-op with Bloomer for the upcoming 2018-19 wrestling season under the tutelage of head coach Jim Poirier and assistant coach Adam Davison, a Colfax history teach, who is in his third year of coaching. Last year’s low numbers made for a disappointing season for the Bloomer/Colfax…

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Leaker’s Place Bowling Results – 12-5-2018

Town and Country November 19, 2018 Melby’s 36.5 17.5 Leaf Custom Homes 32 22 Booz Bar & Grill 33 21 Hager Construction 29 25 SwitchWrap Inc. 35 19 Anderson Funeral Home 25 29 Knock-em-outs 14.5 39.5 Bye 0 0 HIGH IND. GAMES: Brian Casey 253, John Hager 211, Dean Anderson 201. HIGH IND. SERIES: Bob…

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Rockpile – 12-5-2018

Gary “Birthday Boy” Standaert put up his first “700” of the year last week on the Hometown League. Gary put together a 713 series last Monday. Gary bowls for “Strikers”. Nice job Gary!! Brian Casey came a fill away from a “700”, rolling a nice 693 series with a 267 game. Kathy Alleman and Ione…

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Bulldog wrestlers go winless in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND — It’s a result that neither the Boyceville wrestling team nor its fans are accustomed to seeing. Although the Bulldogs received perfect performances from state placewinners Brock Schlough, Tretton Joles and newcomer Josiah Berg, all of whom finished 4-0, it wasn’t enough to overcome Boyceville’s mat youth and inexperience, forfeits and some very strong…

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Lady Mounders take wins over St. Croix Central and Boyceville

By Amber Hayden The Elk Mound girls’ basketball team took to the hardwood twice last week with road games against St. Croix Central last Monday evening, November 26, and Boyceville on Thursday, November 29. The trip to Hammond was a successful one for the Mounders as they put up another win by a score of…

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Colfax boys go unbeaten to open basketball season

By Amber Hayden THORP — The Vikings hardwood hopes could not have gotten off to a better start last week. Colfax’s boys went unbeaten in the opening week of their 2018-19 basketball campaign, garnering a trio of wins against Thorp, Ellsworth and Chippewa Falls McDonell Central. In Colfax’s November 26 season opener, the boys claimed…

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Hilltopper boys’ basketball learning from their mistakes in 1-2 start

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — The Hilltopper boys’ basketball team took to the court three times last week to open the season playing home games against Grantsburg last Tuesday evening, November 27, defending D3 state champion Prescott on Friday, November 30 and Siren the next day, December 1, at the Target Center in Minneapolis.…

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Bulldogs boys basketball goes 2-1 to start the season

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — The Boyceville boys’ basketball squad got the 2018-19 season underway this past week with victories in two of its three non-conference games. The Bulldogs tipped off the new hardwood campaign at home November 26 with some offensive fireworks in a 75-58 win over the Alma/Pepin Eagles that featured 11 three-pointers…

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Lady Bulldogs take it to Chetek-Weyerhauser but can’t fight the hard press from Elk Mound

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — The Boyceville Lady Bulldogs basketball team had a tough line up last week with games against  Chetek-Weyerhauser and Elk Mound. Last Tuesday evening, November 27, Boyceville hosted the Chetek-Weyerhauser Bulldogs. Boyceville played well and earned its second win of the season, besting its canine counterpart,  41-36. Boyceville welcomed Elk Mound…

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