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Colfax Scholastic Trap team competes in State Championships

On Saturday, June 22, nine members of the Colfax Scholastic Trap Team took part in the 2019 WI State American Trap Championships in Nekoosa. Each athlete shoots four rounds, totaling 100 clay pigeons. Out of 1,571 shooters total, the Colfax members placed as follows (score out of 100 is in parentheses): Will Wanish – 393rd…

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Colfax Sportsmen’s Club hosts its largest shoot

Thanks to the excavation of seven new shooting bays the 3-Gun Match at the Dunn County/Colfax Shooting Sports Complex July 7 was the largest competition there to date. According to Ted Miller, shoot director, 49 competitors took part coming from Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. Many of them came from the eastern side of the Badger…

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Curry represents Mounders in WFSCA All-Star game

WISCONSIN DELLS — Recent Elk Mound graduate Abby Curry competed in her Mounders’ uniform for the last time at the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association (WFSCA) All-Star Game in Wisconsin Dells on June 17 and 18. State All-Star players met and practiced with their respective teams on Monday, June 17 and then played a series…

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Hallum named All-District Honorable Mention

ELK MOUND — To no one’s surprise, Elk Mound’s Clare Hallum’s performance over the 2019 softball season earned her an Honorable Mention on the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association (WFSCA) All-District teams for District 1. Hallum posted a 12-2 pitching record for Elk Mound, who finished 18-5 and in second place in the Dunn-St. Croix…

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Colfax adult softball league still going strong after 38 years

By Amber Hayden COLFAX — On any given night of the week, you can drive past Tom Prince Memorial Park and see either a softball or Little League game going on one or both of the fields. Or sometimes, players are getting in much needed batting practice for their upcoming games for the Monday night…

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WW Health offers discounted WIAA approved sports physicals

The Sports Medicine Team at Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) is pleased to announce we are offering discounted ($25.00) WIAA approved sports physicals to area student athletes on Tuesday, July 16 at the main campus and Thursday, July 18 at the Roberts location from 4:00 – 7:00pm. Do I need a Sports Physical? The WIAA…

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Elk Mound Archery holds annual awards banquet at Pizza Ranch

Elk Mound Archery held their banquet June 2nd at Pizza Ranch in Eau Claire. After eating their fill of pizza, the awards ceremony followed. The Archery Program was started ten years ago by phyical education teacher, Renee Simpson. It has gone from 12 participants to 62 participants and includes both junior high and senior high…

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Colfax Scholastic Action Shooting Program Team goes to state

Rather than spend Father’s Day, June 16, at home grilling burgers with dad, members of the Colfax Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) Team were at the County Line Sportsmen’s Club in Racine at the SASP Wisconsin State Match, putting up with rain and a cold wind blowing off of Lake Michigan. Disruption of the holiday…

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2019 D-SC all conference softball teams announced

2019 DSC ALL CONFERENCE SOFTBALL TEAMS FIRST TEAM Amber Retzloff BV Sr. Bailey Bradford COL So. Hannah Prissel DUR Sr. Anna Blanford E/PC So. Kali Brathol E/PC Sr. Clare Hallum EM Jr. Hailey Blaskowski EM Jr. Maggie Wallin GC Sr. Delanie Fayerweather GC So. Maddie Oehlke GC So. Erin Seifert P/A Sr. SECOND TEAM Hannah Johnson BV…

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Colfax Sportsmen’s Club puts new shooting bays into service

by Jim Nosker Colfax Sportsmen’s Club has put seven new shooting bays into service at the Colfax/Dunn County Shooting Sports Complex. While finishing touches are still needed, the bays are the culmination of a project that was started last fall and which involved moving tens of thousands of yards of dirt. Participants got to try…

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