Area Sports

Bulldogs playoff road ends with loss to Ramblers

CARSON PARK-EAU CLAIRE — After knocking off three straight conference champions, beating a fourth one was just too tall of a task as the Boyceville football team lost in a Level 3 playoff game 25-8 to the Eau Claire Regis Ramblers Nov. 2 on the Ramblers’ home field.

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Colfax graduate honored by UW-EC Hall of Fame

By Marlys Kruger Although he played high school football way back in the 1950s for the Colfax Vikings before moving on to the college level, Russel (Russ) Knutson is still being remembered for his talents on the gridiron after being inducted into the University of Eau Claire Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 13.

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Pedersen honored with Packer Award

ELK MOUND – After defeating the previously undefeated Glenwood City Hilltoppers back on Sept. 14, long time Elk Mound football coach Dan Pedersen was named the Green Bay Packers High School Coach of the Week by the Wisconsin National Guard.

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An Outdoorsman’s Journal – 11-7-2012

Hello friends, This week’s column is on my observations while watching my good friend Jody Bigalke trap for muskrats and raccoon on the Castle Rock Flowage. What is unique about this adventure is that Jody’s 12-year-old daughter, Tess and 15-year-old Noah Renner are active trappers and really know what they are doing.

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DNR online map shows 1.1 million private acres open to the public

MADISON—More than one million private acres classified as open for public use under a landowner-incentive program are easier for outdoor enthusiasts to find thanks to a new online state mapping tool unveiled today by Governor Scott Walker.  Earlier this year, the Governor directed the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to develop a mapping system as…

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Slideshow helps identify a wolf from a coyote

MADISON – With the recent rule change allowing for the hunting of coyotes statewide during the gun deer season, combined with the ongoing wolf hunt, the Department of Natural Resources has developed a new resource to help hunters identify and be sure of their target before shooting.

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