Messenger 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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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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Individual performances lead Bloomer/Colfax wrestlers to third-place finish at Timm Duals

GLENWOOD CITY — Boosted by solid individual performances, the Bloomer/Colfax wrestling squad opened the 2018-19 season with a third-place finish at the annual John Timm Memorial Duals held last Saturday, December 1 in Glenwood City. Five grapplers including three unbeatens finished with winning records for the Bloomer/Colfax cooperative. Colfax’s Luke Blanchard, a freshman 106-pounder, capped…

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Morgan Radtke signs letter of intent to Michigan Tech for volleyball

By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — Morgan Radtke signed her letter of intent to play volleyball last Wednesday afternoon, November 14 during a ceremony held at the high school. The Mounders’ star athlete will begin her journey playing for the Michigan Tech Huskies starting in the fall of 2019. For Morgan, the passion for the…

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