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Elk Mound upsets unbeaten Durand

ELK MOUND — Durand is unbeaten no more! Thanks to its stingy defense and a balanced offensive attack, Elk Mound upset and upended that once unbeaten Panthers of Durand 29-8 in a crucial Cloverbelt football contest played on the Mounders’ home field last Friday, October 30. The Mounders’ scary good defensive unit treated Durand to…

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Mounder netters finish season with sweep of Boyceville Bulldogs

After being eliminated from the WIAA tournament the previous week, the Elk Mound volleyball squad wrapped up the 2020 season, which will long be remembered as the year of the coronavirus pandemic, this past week by sweeping home and away matches against Dunn-St. Croix foe, the Bulldogs of Boyceville. Conference teams were allowed to finish…

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Colfax suffers another gridiron loss

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent CLEAR LAKE — Although the score was closer than in all of their five previous losses this year, the Colfax Vikings were defeated by the Clear Lake Warriors 26-8 in the conference match-up played in Clear Lake this past Friday, October 30. The Vikings defense continued to improve from those…

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Hazen finished 23rd in first state meet

COLBY — Elk Mound’s Ian Hazen posted an impressive finish in his first-ever state cross country meet. The Mounder sophomore, who has led the boys’ team all season and was the school’s lone state representative, finished in 23rd place at the WIAA Division 2 State Cross Country Championships held last Saturday, October 31 at Colby…

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Four members of Colfax/Elk Mound girls golf team named Academic All-State honorees

The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin (GCAW) is pleased to announce that several students from the Colfax/Elk Mound girls’ golf team are Academic All-State honorees for the recently concluded 2020 girls’ golf season. The honorees and their designations from the Colfax/Elk Mound team are: Grace Shafer, honors; Emma Nechanicky, high honors; Olivia Clickner, high honors;…

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Mounder volleyball drops regional opener to Altoona

ALTOONA — Unfortunately, the post season for the Elk Mound girls’ volleyball squad lasted just one match. The Lady Mounders suffered a heartbreaking five-set loss to Altoona in the opening (quarterfinal) round of the WIAA Division 2 regional tournament held this past Tuesday, October 20. Elk Mound entered the playoffs as the number five seed…

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Hazen finishes second at CC sectional, earns state berth

BARRON — And then there was one! Ian Hazen, Elk Mound’s lone sectional competitor, made the most of his opportunity in freezing temperatures at the WIAA Division 2 cross country sectional in Barron this past Saturday, October 24. The sophomore extended his season, and that of the Mounders, one more week as he qualified for…

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Molly Heidorn repeats as sectional champion, returns to state

DURAND — Colfax’s Molly Heidorn had not lost a race all season but found herself amid a group of five front runners during much of Saturday’s frigid WIAA Division 3 Cross Country sectional in Durand. With less than 1,000 meters remaining, Glenwood City’s Bella Simmons began to pull away from the group and Heidorn. But…

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