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Colfax football cancelled, again

For the second straight week, Colfax’s football game had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 related issues. Home games against conference opponents Clear Lake and Cadott, which were to be played on September 3 and 10, respectively, had to be cancelled when members of the Vikings’ squad tested positive for the coronavirus. Both contests have…

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C/EM lady golfers third in pair of CloverCroix meets

The girls’ golf cooperative from Colfax and Elk Mound High Schools was back on the links last week following the Labor Day break where the squad picked up a couple of third-place finishes in a pair of CloverCroix meets. In its first meet of September, Colfax/Elk Mound scored a 227 on the Valley Golf Course…

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Colfax volleyballers swept by Somerset in three sets

SOMERSET — In its only match last week, the Colfax volleyball team fell in three straight sets to Somerset in a September 7 non-conference contest. Although all three games were fairly close, the Spartans, of the Middle Border Conference, prevailed 25-19 in the first set and 25-18 in the second and third sets. Colfax dropped…

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Colfax spikers take Clear Lake to five sets

CLEAR LAKE — “What a match!” exclaimed Colfax head coach Pam Meredith following her volleyball charges showdown in Clear Lake August 31. The Vikings pushed the Warriors, who were undefeated and WIAA Division 4 state champions in 2019 and reached last year’s D3 sectional tournament, to five sets before falling three sets to two in…

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C/EM girl golfers take third in CloverCroix opener

MONDOVI — The 2021 CloverCroix girls’ golf season got underway last Tuesday, August 31 at The Valley Golf Course in Mondovi. The Colfax/Elk Mound squad finished in third place at the conference opener after tallying a score of 242. Regis/Altoona, who had the top three individual players in the meet, won the team title with…

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Colfax girls win Bruce Cross Country Invite

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent BRUCE — Running on another hot day on a rather demanding course, the Viking girls placed first at the Bruce Cross Country Invitational meet August 31. There were runners from 13 different schools in the competition with eight of them having full teams to score team points. The Colfax boys…

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Viking harriers battle heat at Boyceville Invite

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent BOYCEVILLE — As head coach Joe Doucette begins his 30th season leading the Colfax cross country teams, he is dealing with a problem that has plagued the Vikings in the past few years, mainly low participation, especially for the boys. When the teams traveled to Boyceville August 25 for their…

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Vikings crush Cardinals for first win of the season

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent STRUM — The Viking football team had to wait an extra day but the wait was worth it as they traveled to Strum to play the Eleva-Strum Cardinals for their second game of the season August 28. With the forecast of rain Friday night, the game was changed to late…

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Viking netters win home quad

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — The Colfax volleyball squad started its 2021 season with a bang, winning all three matches as they hosted a quadrangular meet with Melrose-Mindoro, Ellsworth and Clayton August 24. The Vikings began the day with a 25-7, 25-13, 15-8 win against Melrose-Mindoro. Madison Barstad recorded four kills, four ace…

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