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Lady Mounders take wins over Glenwood City and Mondovi

By Amber Hayden It was an exciting week for the Mounder ladies as they were finally able to play a pair of Dunn-St. Croix softball games. Even better, Elk Mound came up the winner against both a tough Glenwood City squad and the Mondovi Buffaloes. Elk Mound junior pitching ace Clare Hallum gave up seven…

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Colfax baseball loses close contest to Pepin/Alma

By Amber Hayden ALMA — A five-run third inning gave the Vikings’ baseball team a four-run lead when it traveled to Alma last Tuesday, April 16 to play the Pepin/Alma Eagles in a Dunn-St. Croix game. Colfax’s lead, unfortunately, was short lived. Pepin/Alma plated five runs of its own in the bottom half of that…

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Big inning lifts Eagles to softball win over Vikings

By Amber Hayden PEPIN — Colfax has shown early improvement on the softball field and looked to continue that trend when it traveled to Pepin last Tuesday, April 16 to take on the defending Dunn-St. Croix champion Eagles in a conference game that had been originally slated to be played in Colfax. While the Vikings…

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Mounder boys finish fourth at Eleva-Strum Invite

By Amber Hayden STRUM — After a seven day break, the Elk Mound track and field teams returned to Eleva-Strum on Tuesday, April 16, for the second time in a week. The Mounder men finished fourth with 80.5 points behind winner Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau, who tallied 176.5, and runner-up Augusta with 88 points. The Lady Mounders finished…

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Elk Mound baseball loses by a run to Mondovi

By Amber Hayden MONDOVI — Despite a five-run, sixth inning rally, Elk Mound fell a run short when they traveled to Mondovi to take on the Buffaloes in a Dunn-St. Croix baseball contest last Thursday, April 18. Mondovi, who scored three runs in the bottom of the second and fourth innings, took a 6 to…

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EM boys track wins at Eleva-Strum; girls finish seventh

By Amber Hayden ELEVA-STRUM — The Elk Mound boys’ track and field team had a stunning performance finishing first at the Eleva-Strum Early Bird Invite last Tuesday evening, April 9. The Lady Mounders came in seventh. Senior Rian Flynn had quite a bit to do with the boys finishing ten points ahead of second-place Cadott.…

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Hitting and pitching lead Elk Mound to win over Durand

By Amber Hayden DURAND — The Elk Mound baseball team started its conference slate with a big victory. The Mounders traveled to Durand April 9, to get in a game before the snow began on Wednesday afternoon canceling the rest of the week’s scheduled action. Despite three errors, Elk Mound’s offense and the pitching of…

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Elk Mound powerlifters finish strong at Nationals in Louisiana

By Amber Hayden ALEXANDRIA, LA — After a great showing at state, seven of Elk Mound’s powerlifters made their way to Alexandria, Louisiana for the 2019 USA Powerlifting High School National Championships on March 28-31. The first day of competition was devoted to the junior varsity members of the lifting team, which saw Elk Mound’s…

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Mounders softball splits opening games against Crickets and Blackhawks

By Amber Hayden Even with the fields far from perfect, the Elk Mound girls’ softball opened its 2019 season last week with non-conference road games against the Fall Creek Crickets and the Bloomer Blackhawks. The Mounders kicked off their 2019 softball campaign with a dominating 12-2 win over the Crickets in Fall Creek last Tuesday,…

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