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Bloomer/Colfax wrestlers split six home duals

BLOOMER — Wrestling six duals over a three-day span in two separate home meets, the Bloomer Colfax wrestling team earned a split as it won three and lost three. In a five-school, dual-style meet held at Bloomer High School last Tuesday, January 24, the Raptors defeated Thorp/Owen-Withee and Bruce but lost to Arcadia and Boyceville.…

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Lady Vikings split pair of D-SC games

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent After defeating the Durand Panthers earlier in the season, the Colfax girls had high hopes of pulling off another win, but instead they allowed a 10-point halftime lead to disappear and fell to the Panthers 48-43 in overtime January 24 in Colfax. They came back however, with a lopsided win…

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Colfax girls fall to Prairie Farm in non-conference action

by Marlys Krueger Sports Correspondent COLFAX –— Colfax coach Courtney Sarauer always tries to find some stiff competition in non-conference games during the season to make sure her players know what to expect when WIAA tournament time comes around. Her Viking team met their match when they hosted the Division 5, number 3 state ranked…

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Anderson, Hovde finish 2nd at Shell Lake Invite

SHELL LAKE — After another winter storm postponed the January 19 Cloverbelt quad meet in Cadott, the Bloomer/Colfax wrestlers were left with just a single event last week – an individual tournament in Shell Lake. The Raptors placed in the top half of the 15-school tourney after scoring 142 points to finish seventh in the…

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Colfax boys hit trifecta with three conference wins

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent The Colfax boys certainly got a workout last week when they played and won three Dunn-St. Croix Conference basketball games, all in different fashion. Starting with a home game against Boyceville Monday, January 16 the game was pretty close against the Bulldogs before the Vikings pulled away midway through the…

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Elk Mound boys use long ball to pull of win over Colfax

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — It was “Bombs Away” for both the Elk Mound and Colfax basketball teams when the Vikings invaded the Mounder gym last Thursday night, January 12. The teams combined for 24 triples on the night but the 14 made by the Mounders made the big difference in the…

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Ottinger is Bowl Bash Champ

The winner of the Colfax Messenger’s 15th annual College Bowl Bash contest is Scott Ottinger of Colfax.  Joe Doucette of Colfax placed second. Ottinger correctly picked 15 of the 22 bowl games. Doucette had 14 correct anwers. Scott Ottinger will receive $25 for first and Joe Doucette will be awarded $15 for second. The Colfax…

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B/C wrestlers finish 1-2 in Cloverbelt quad, take 8th in Ladysmith Invite

For a second consecutive week, the Bloomer/Colfax wrestling cooperative competed in a Cloverbelt quadrangular before capping the week participating in a multi-school tournament. The Raptor wrestlers traveled to Abbotsford Thursday, January 12 for a dual-style quad with fellow Cloverbelt combatants Marathon, Osseo-Fairchild/Augusta/Fall Creek and host Abbotsford/Colby and finished 1-2. Two days later, on Saturday, January…

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Viking boys pound Prairie Farm Panthers

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — The Colfax boys basketball squad led from start to finish in the game played against Prairie Farm in the Vikings’ gym Monday, January 9. They started the game with a shot in the paint by Nick Jensen and ended the game with a shot from behind the arc…

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Colfax girls roll over pair of D-SC Conference opponents

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent The Lady Vikings returned to Dunn-St. Croix Conference play last week and were pretty successful to say the least as they  wailed on the Elmwood-Plum City Wolves in a home game, 60-27 played Tuesday, January 10 and three days later went on the road and trounced the Glenwood City Hilltoppers…

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