Area Sports

Colfax boys return solid core from state tournament team

Although the Colfax boy’s basketball team lost four players via graduation from a team that won back to back conference championships, a regional and sectional championship and a trip to the state tournament last year, they return three starters to build around this season.

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Farm Bureau: Hunters, landowners must heed trespass law while hunting

MADISON – The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation wants to make sure hunters and rural landowners are aware of Wisconsin’s trespass law for the upcoming deer hunting season. “Good communications between hunters and rural landowners can help ensure a safe and enjoyable hunting season,” said Paul Zimmerman, Farm Bureau’s Executive Director of Governmental Relations.  

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Hunting in Wisconsin continues to get safer

MADISON — It’s no accident that hunting in Wisconsin is a safe, fun activity for the entire family, according to Conservation Warden Jon King, who heads the Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education Program. “And it is getting safer with each year,” he says. Wisconsin has a fatality rate per 100,000 of 0.28 percent when…

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Crossbows now allowed to hunt deer during gun deer season

EAU CLAIRE – Any hunter now can use a crossbow during any Wisconsin gun deer season, including muzzleloader, under the authority of their gun deer license and gun deer carcass tags, under new rules approved this year that apply to gun seasons only. An archery license still allows hunting only with a bow and arrow,…

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Hunters cautioned to watch for elk, moose

MADISON – Whitetails aren’t the only members of the deer family wandering Wisconsin’s Northwoods. Both elk and moose call Wisconsin home and could be mistaken for a deer if hunters don’t take the time to be sure of their target and what’s beyond. Elk and moose are both protected species in Wisconsin.

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