Area Sports

Elk Mound boys win Boyceville Invite; Colfax girls finish second

BOYCEVILLE — The Elk Mound boys ran away with the team title at the Boyceville Track and Field Invitational last Thursday while the Colfax girls’ squad finished second. The Mounder boys scored eight first-place finishes in addition to a trio of seconds and as many thirds to easily win the nine-team Boyceville Invitational held April…

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Mounders’ softball starts unbeaten

ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound softball team jumped to perfect 3-0 start as it defeated a trio of Dunn-St. Croix squads to open the 2018 season on a high note. Although it was just the first week of competition for the Lady Mounders, they appeared to be hitting on all cylinders – offense defense…

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EM baseball goes 2-1 to open season

ELK MOUND — Solid pitching helped the Elk Mound baseball team to a 2-1 start as it finally opened the 2018 season with a three-game home stand at Lions Park last week. After surrendering ten hits in a 5-4 home loss in the season opener against Fall Creek Monday, April 23, the Mounders pitching staff…

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Colfax, EM golfers swing into season

COLFAX — The wintry weather finally broke last week allowing the Colfax and Elk Mound boys’ golf teams to finally take to the links for a pair of home meets. The squads not only opened their regular seasons but the Dunn-St. Croix conference schedule with a 6-team meet at Whitetail Golf Course last Monday, April…

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Colfax softballers split six games

The Colfax softball team wasted little time in getting down to business. After playing just one contest in its first three weeks of the season, due mainly to weather, the Lady Vikings played six games in a five-day span last week including a doubleheader at home on Friday and a Saturday triangular in Eau Claire.…

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Colfax competes in KC Relays

LACROSSE — Members of Colfax’ boys’ and girls’ track and field teams had the opportunity to compete against some tough competition at the Knights of Columbus Relays hosted by LaCrosse Aquinas at the Veteran Memorial Stadium on the UW-LaCrosse campus last Saturday.

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Colfax baseball splits pair to open season

COLFAX — With the weather finally cooperating, the Colfax baseball team was able to take the diamond for a pair of games last week. The Vikings hosted Spring Valley last Thursday where they lost the season and home opener, 12-2, to the Cardinals.

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Colfax schedules student-staff team building Aug. 29 & 30

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Students and staff in the Colfax school district will be working on team building activities August 29 and August 30 before the first day of classes September 4. August 29 and 30 would count toward summer school minutes, said William C. Yingst Jr., district administrator, at the Colfax Board…

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Hilltoppers host outdoor meet

GLENWOOD CITY – It was a beautiful for a track meet on Monday, April 23rd.  You really couldn’t have asked for a better day except for the ground to have been dried out. As a result of the damp ground the Toppers played host to a running only meet.  Spring Valley, Boyceville and Elmwood/Plum City…

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Panthers nip Toppers in baseball duel

DURAND — After a rocky start in Durand last Saturday afternoon that had them trailing by three runs early in the contest, Glenwood City’s baseball team and senior pitcher Jake Kopacz settled in. The Hilltoppers rallied for five unanswered runs to take a two-run, 5-3 advantage over the host Durand Panthers at Wayne Field April…

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