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Colfax spikers blast Bulldogs, finish 3-2 at Cameron Invite

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent In their second Dunn-St. Croix match of the season, the Colfax volleyball team took control early and swept the match against the Boyceville Bulldogs with scores of 25-7, 25-10 and 25-14. The match was held on the Viking’s home court Sept. 20. Colfax is now 2-0 in the conference while…

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Colfax-Elk Mound lady golfers finish second in CloverCroix conference

The Colfax-Elk Mound girls’ golf team capped its regular and conference seasons with a pair of second-place finishes last week. In the eighth and final CloverCroix Conference 9-hole mini-meet held at Bloomer Memorial Golf Course last Monday, September 19, the C-EM squad just missed capturing its second conference victory of the season when it finished…

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Mounder boys win cross country meets in Mondovi and Durand

Running on a pair of familiar courses last week, the Elk Mound boys’ cross country team finished first in both events. At a small, five-school meet held on Mondovi’s Valley Golf Course last Tuesday, September 20, the Mounders easily bested its competition as they had six varsity runners finish in the top ten. Two days…

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EM volleyball spikes Durand, remains unbeaten in D-SC

In its only competition last week, the Elk Mound volleyball squad improved to 2-0 in Dunn-St. Croix play with a three sets to one home-court win over Durand-Arkansaw in the September 20 match. The battle between the Mounders and visiting Panthers was well fought with all but one of the sets being determined by five…

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Panthers pounce on Mounders

ELK MOUND — Elk Mound knew it faced a stiff challenge when it hosted Durand-Arkansaw last Friday for the annual homecoming game. Entering the September 23 Cloverbelt football contest, the Panthers sat in third place with just one loss in conference play while the Mounders had just one win thus far this season which they…

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Colfax Vikings lose heartbreaker to Turtle Lake Lakers

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — The Colfax football team seemed to have put everything together during the Dunn-St. Croix Conference contest against the Turtle Lake Lakers held on the Vikings’ home field September 23. But that old sports cliché “It ain’t over til’ it’s over” came about as they gave up a six-point…

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Colfax scholastic shooting teams’ awards day and open house

Colfax Scholastic Trap Team and Colfax Scholastic Action Shooting Team both wrapped up their 2021-2022 season and kicked off the new 2022-2023 competitive year on September 10. They enjoyed a combined picnic and awards program and they hosted an Open House at the Colfax/Dunn County Shooting Sports Complex. While lunch preparations were underway in the…

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Archery season is coming soon: are you ready?

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds deer hunters that their first opportunity to pursue deer this fall is coming up with the opening of the archery and crossbow deer season on Saturday, Sept. 17. Hunters wanting to use both a vertical bow and a crossbow may do so by purchasing…

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Mounder volleyball beats Buffs in conference opener

ELK MOUND — The Mounder volleyball team tipped off the Dunn-St. Croix portion of its schedule in style as it earned a three-set, home-court sweep over the visiting Lady Buffaloes of Mondovi. The Mounders took the opening set 25-16 and the second 25-17. Play throughout the third set was tighter but Elk Mound still prevailed,…

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Mounder football shuts out O-F Thunder for first win

OSSEO — Elk Mound and Osseo-Fairchild – two programs with rich football histories – entered last Friday’s contest against one another without a win between them. Something had to give. And it would be the Thunder defense!  Elk Mound’s offense ran rough shod over its host piling up 299 yards on the ground to capture…

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