Colfax Sports

Bloomer/Colfax wrestlers finally open season

BALDWIN — Just a month later than originally anticipated, thanks to COVID-19, the Bloomer/Colfax wrestling team finally got its season underway last Thursday with a quadrangular hosted by Baldwin-Woodville High School. As a team, Bloomer/Colfax finished the January 7th event 1-2 against competition from the Middle Border and its own Heart O’ North Conferences. The…

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Lady Vikings bulldoze Boyceville Bulldogs

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent A pair of first-year coaches faced off against each other when the Colfax girls traveled to Boyceville January 7. Colfax fans already know Courtney Sarauer is the new coach for Colfax while Jay Lagerstrom has taken over for long-time Bulldog coach Jolene Bird. Lagerstrom’s name may be familiar to Colfax…

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Raptors wrestling schedule changes again; WIAA now allowing triangulars and quads

According to a message the Colfax Messenger received from Bloomer/Colfax assistant wrestling coach David Blanchard this past Monday morning, the WIAA has indicated in an email sent out Sunday, December 27 to member schools that it would begin allowing triangular and quadrangular wrestling matches in January. Blanchard stated in his email that, with the support…

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Vikings win one, lose one, head into break with 2-4 record

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent Playing four games in a span of six days is (as the saying goes) a player’s dream and a coach’s nightmare. That seemed to be the case for the Colfax boys and their coach Mark Noll. After playing games on Thursday and Saturday, they played back-to-back games Monday, December 21…

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B/C wrestlers to start season in new year

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bloomer/Colfax wrestling team will not begin their season until January 2021. As it currently stands, the season will be shortened to just four, regular-season dual matches prior to the proposed start of the WIAA tournament series which is set to begin with regional competitions on Saturday, January 30, 2021.…

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Colfax boys go 0-2 for the week with losses to Mondovi, Turtle Lake

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent After winning their first Dunn-St. Croix Conference game over Glenwood City last week, the Colfax boys’ basketball team had a chance to go 2-0 in the conference when they hosted the 0-2 Mondovi Buffaloes December 17. Despite a career high 29 point performance by Caden Erickson and another career high…

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Lady Vikings sail past Hilltoppers to Victory

GLENWOOD CITY — A strong offensive effort helped propel the Colfax girls’ basketball game to its second win of the season. In the first half, Abby Irwin scored 11 points and Jillian Bowe, Madison Barstad and McKenna Shipman each added six points to the team tally as the Lady Vikings took a 33-22 lead into…

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Viking boys speared by Spartans, knock down Toppers

After much anticipation, the Colfax boys’ basketball team finally made its debut under new head coach Mark Noll last week. After having what was suppose to be its season and conference home opener against Elmwood/Plum City postponed due to a COVID-related issue last Tuesday, Colfax quickly rescheduled and welcomed Somerset of Middle Border to its…

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