Elk Mound Sports

Colfax/Elk Mound golf and wrestling teams receive winter awards

During individual banquets held last month, golfers from the Colfax/Elk Mound girls fall golf team were presented awards from head coach Ryan Krall. The Most Valuable Player award went to Olivia Clickner of Elk Mound while Josie Seehaver of Colfax was named Most Improved. Wrestlers from the Colfax/Bloomer team also received awards according to assistant…

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Mounders qualify 22 for National Powerlifting meet in Aurora, Colorado

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many powerlifting teams around the state of Wisconsin chose not to compete. Many teams, who did choose to have a team, saw lower participants then usual. But, approximately 45 lifters, along with their coach Aaron Maves from Elk Mound high school decided they would like…

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EM Archers compete in Cadott tournament

CADOTT — 14 junior high archers and 18  senior high archers from Elk Mound competed February 20, at the Cadott Bull’s Eye Tournament. This was their first live shoot in two seasons due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Each archer shoots three rounds of five arrows at ten meters and three rounds of five arrows at…

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Eight seniors leave their mark on Elk Mound boys basketball program

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — Elk Mound boys basketball coach Michael Kessler will say good bye to eight seniors from this year’s basketball team. The Mounder boys finished 15-9 overall and 11-3 in Dunn-St. Croix Conference play, one game out of first place. In this very unusual season where players had to…

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Locals earn 2020-21 Basketball All-Conference Team honors

2020-21 DSC BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS FIRST TEAM Simon Bauer DUR Jr. Gunnar Hurlburt DUR Jr. Kaden Russo EM Fr. Luke Webb E/PC Jr. Brandyn Hallquist GC Sr. Jarod Falkner MON So. Tyler Bowman SV Jr.   SECOND TEAM Noah Heidorn COL Sr. Caden Berger DUR Sr. Ben Heath EM Sr. Ryan Bohl EM Sr.…

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Mounders contemplate change to Cloverbelt Conference for all athletics

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — On February 15, the Board of Education for the Elk Mound Area School District started discussing the possibility of the school switching from the Dunn-St. Croix Conference to the Cloverbelt. District Administrator Eric Wright explained he and Athletic Director Mike Schiszik had been contacted by other members of…

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EM boys head into regionals on positive note

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent A pair of conference wins allowed the Mounder boys to head into the WIAA Division 3 basketball regional tournament riding a six game winning streak, which is just what a team wants. After a blowout win over the short-handed Boyceville Bulldogs 80-25 Monday, February 8, in Boyceville, the Mounders returned…

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EM boys earn trifecta with three conference wins

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent The Elk Mound boys may need to use a new nickname, “The Cardiac Kids”, after the way they won their basketball games last week. Starting with back-to-back home games, the Mounders won an exciting one in overtime over the Durand Panthers 53-49 February 1, came from behind the next night…

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