Area Sports

Lady Bulldogs win pair

By Kelsie Hoitomt ELMWOOD — The Boyceville girls’ basketball team won a pair of Friday games – one prior to the Christmas Break and one after – as they knocked off Elmwood on the road, 50-30, on December 21 and then came back home Dec. 28 beat Osceola 50-40.

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Lady Toppers drop both tourney games

By Kelsie Hoitomt GLENWOOD CITY — There would be no gifts for the Glenwood City girls’ basketball team at its own holiday tournament last week. The Lady Toppers dropped both of its contests; suffering a 54-46 setback to Chippewa Falls McDonell on Thursday night, December 27 and then fell hard the next night (Dec. 28)…

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Hilltopper boys split Holiday BB games

By Kelsie Hoitomt GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City boys’ basketball team split a pair of games at its own holiday tournament December 27 and 28. The Hilltoppers fell 49-46 Thursday night, Dec. 27 to the Chippewa Falls McDonell Mack in a contest that was close from start to finish. Glenwood City would rebound the…

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Cormican crowned Northern Badger champ; Bulldogs tenth

RIVER FALLS – When Boyceville senior Josh Cormican stepped to the very top of the awards podium and accepted the gold medal and weight chart as the 160-pound Northern Badger champion last Saturday the wide grin on his face was undeniable. Years of frustration at the annual holiday wrestling tournament were erased in that moment.

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Elk Mound boys win Luther tournament

ONALASKA — The Elk Mound boys basketball team came up with a season high point total with an 81-38 win over Fennimore in the first game of the Onalaska Luther tournament held Dec. 27-28, then won the championship game with some clutch free throw shooting over Luther 56-54.

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Colfax girls finish 1-1 at AAU Classic

UW-STOUT — It was a tale of two completely different games when the Colfax girls played in the 19th Annual Chris Griffin Memorial AAU Holiday Classic held at UW-Stout Dec. 27-28. In the first game against Minneapolis North, the Vikings pummeled the young, undermanned Polars 72-14, then up against a highly ranked DeLaSalle team, (also…

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Bulldog boys bank basketball wins in Clayton Holiday Tournament

CLAYTON – The Boyceville boys basketball team received quality contributions from several players that helped the Bulldogs extend their hardwood win streak to three games with a pair of wins over Lakeland schools at the Clayton Holiday Tournament December 27 and 28. The Bulldogs earned a dramatic 51-49 win over once-beaten Turtle Lake on Mitch…

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An Outdoorsman’s Journal – 1-2-2013

Ice Camp, Living the Good Life! Hello friends, As you are about to find out, not everything in life always works out the way we plan. This week’s adventure takes place on the Mississippi River at Stoddard. My stepsons, Travis and Joey Dushek, would be my companions on a winter camping and ice fishing trip…

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Vikings pummel Panthers

HAMMOND — They may not have shut them out in any of the four quarters of play but they came mighty close when the Colfax girls held the St. Croix Central Panthers to under five points in each of those quarters while taking a 55-14 win Dec. 21 on Central’s home court.

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