Area Sports

Vikings come back from break with big win over Buffaloes

MONDOVI — After not playing a game since Dec. 20, fans and coaches may have been a little concerned as to how the Colfax boys’ basketball team would respond when they faced an always tough Mondovi team on the Buffaloes’ home court Jan. 4. But the Vikings showed they were more than ready to play…

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Snowmobilers reminded to stay on trails, buy passes

By: Joanne M. Haas/Bureau of Law Enforcement The state’s snowmobile safety administrator is reminding all snowmobilers to follow the orange diamond trail markers to ensure the 25,000 miles of Wisconsin trails groomed by volunteers stay open.

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Elk Mound girls win sixth straight game

Returning to conference play, the Lady Mounders used a big second quarter to take a 47-34 win over Plum City Jan. 3 on the Blue Devils’ home court. They stayed on the road to face Stanley-Boyd, and again it was the second quarter that made the difference as they won their sixth game in a…

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Glenwood City girls clipped by Colfax

COLFAX — Playing the Colfax girls has not been an easy task in the past for the Hilltopper girls, but playing them after they lost their first game of the season made things even tougher. A slow start by Glenwood City allowed the Vikings to take an early lead and the Toppers never recovered as…

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Lady Vikes trounce Toppers

COLFAX — Apparently losing their first game of the season last week to one of the best teams in Minnesota didn’t sit well for the Colfax girls as they returned to conference play and completely dominated the Glenwood City Hilltoppers in their only game of the week by a score of 57-23.

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From the Sports Desk – 1-9-2013

Local hoopsters contributing at college level Marlys Kruger, Messenger Sports I believe it’s time for my mid-season update on college basketball players from our area.

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