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Heidorn repeats as CC conference champion; Mounder boys finish second

DURAND — Colfax sophomore Molly Heidorn joined an elite group of Viking athletes last Thursday afternoon, October 15 when she captured her second consecutive Dunn-St. Croix girls’ individual cross country championship during a chilly run on the Rolling Green Golf Course in Durand. Heidorn claimed the 2020 conference title with a run of 20:12.25 on…

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Mounders volleyball sweeps Durand Panthers

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent The Elk Mound girls volleyball team will head into regional play on a high note after beating the Durand Panthers in three sets twice last week. They started the week at Durand last Tuesday, October 13, winning in straight sets then returned home on Thursday and won 25-23, 25-10 and…

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Turnovers lead to gridiron woes for Colfax

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent PLUM CITY — When the Colfax Vikings and the Elmwood/Plum City Wolves started their game last Friday night with records of 0-3, both teams knew by the end of the game one would have their first win while the other would sit alone in the cellar of the Dunn –…

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Colfax Viking spikers split with Elmwood/Plum City Wolves

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent After a two-week hiatus, the Colfax volleyball team found its way back to the court with a home and away matches against the Elmwood/Plum City Wolves this past week. Playing at home Tuesday, October 13 for Parents’ Night and Senior Night, it took five sets before the Vikings claimed a…

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Stanley-Boyd Orioles’ passing game takes flight over Mounders

By Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent STANLEY – Coming into the game on October 16th, Elk Mound had already faced some of the top contenders in the Cloverbelt. With losses to Mondovi and conference frontrunner Regis, things would not get any easier as the Mounders traveled to face a one-loss Stanley-Boyd squad. The Orioles came into…

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Elk Mound netters split with Glenwood City

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent The Elk Mound volleyball team played a home-and-away match against a much-improved Glenwood City team last week, resulting in wins for both teams on their respective home courts. The Mounders, with just one conference loss, won in straight sets Tuesday, October 6 but the Hilltoppers bounced back to take an…

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Colfax girls win first conference meet, EM boys stay on top

COLFAX — It seems the Colfax girls’ cross country team may be peaking at just the right time – tournament time. With the conference meet slated for this Thursday and the subsectional and sectional tournaments for next Tuesday and Saturday, October 20 and 24, the Lady Viking harriers won their first (and the final) Dunn-St.…

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Mondovi’s Marsh runs roughshod over Mounders on home turf

ELK MOUND — After splitting their first two games of the season against new conference foes in the Cloverbelt, the Mounders found themselves facing a familiar foe in a former D-SC member Mondovi. The Buffaloes are led by running back Tanner Marsh, and Elk Mound would get a full dose of him. The senior carried…

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Vikings drop third straight game with loss to Turtle Lake Lakers

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — It was Parents’ Night and Senior Night at Bjurquist Field Friday, October 9 and the Colfax football team was hoping to come up with a win over one of the new teams to the Dunn-St. Croix Conference, the Turtle Lake Lakers. But after the Vikings took an early…

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Spring Valley sails past Colfax gridders

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent SPRING VALLEY — The Colfax Vikings’ football team traveled to Spring Valley Friday Oct. 2 for their second game of the shortened season. For Spring Valley, it was their first game and they were more than ready to get things going as they used a huge first quarter to take…

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