Elk Mound Sports

Elk Mound Board of Education trying something new for summer school

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — Eric Wright, superintendent of the Elk Mound Area School District, said the board agreed to try something new during its most recent gathering. On February 26, the board approved a measure Wright and the administrative team believe might help students through transitions to new buildings, or even into…

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Mounder girls fight off Pirates for chance at regional title

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — Mounders’ head girls’ basketball coach had two things to credit for his team’s WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal win at home last Friday. “This time of year, you just kind of have to win in advance,” Kongshaug said of his team’s efforts to build a good game at…

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Mounder boys shelled by Cardinals, held off by Buffaloes

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — The first game played at Elk Mound High School during the Mounders’ final week of regular-season play was not exactly what coach Mike Kessler would have liked. The Mounders’ played the Spring Valley Cardinals February 20 after the game was postpone for one night on account of a…

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Elk Mound girls slammed by Amery, end season with win at Mondovi

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — The Mounders had the luck to play both games of their final week of the regular season at home. Sadly, though, the Elk Mound ladies were not up to their usual shooting skills in the February 12 home contest versus Amery, and fell to the Warriors 47-31. They…

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Elk Mound boys blindsided by Spring Valley, cut off by GC

By Cara L. Dempski Elk Mound boys’ basketball coach Mike Kessler has, thus far, been impressed with the contributions from his bench this season. He named Nathaniel Schreiber, Jake Mentzel and Brandon Redwine as helpful factors at Spring Valley despite the Mounders’ sound defeat by the Cardinals February 13. Rob Bosshart’s flock buzzed past the…

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Elk Mound girls win big at Elmwood/Plum City, Glenwood City

By Cara L. Dempski The Mounder ladies took to the road in their second-to-last week of the regular season as they prepared to round out conference play this week. Coach Jordan Kongshaug took the Elk Mound girls to Plum City for a contest against the Elmwood/Plum City Wolves last Tuesday, February 6, and the Mounders…

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EM MS and HS archery teams finish second at Gilman meet

By Cara L. Dempski GILMAN — Both Elk Mound archery teams met with success again at Gilman two weeks ago. The Mounders traveled to the tournament February 3, and the middle school team came away with a second-place trophy after accruing 3,062 points, while the high school team also finished second after scoring 3,180.

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