Colfax Sports

Colfax baseball wins two of three

By Shawn DeWitt Kirk Secraw’s Colfax baseball team started and ended last week with wins. It was the contest in between that haunted the Vikings’ diamond boys. The Vikings scored a thrilling 11-9 home win over Glenwood City last Monday, April 30 with a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh to break…

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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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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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Vikings’ thinclads finally compete at outdoor meet

WINONA, MN — Old Man Winter may finally have loosened his grip on the area. Nearly a month after their last competition, the Colfax Track and Field teams was finally able to put their collective skills to the test at an outdoor competition. The Vikings thinclads traveled to St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN this…

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Leibfried wins Colfax’ first state and national powerlifting championships

In its brief history, the Colfax powerlifting team has enjoyed success but it had never won a state title of any kind. That was until last month. Mikaela Leibfried not only captured the program’s first-ever state individual championship at the Wisconsin High School Powerlifting Association’s (WHSPA) held March 10 and 11 at Mauston High School,…

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Colfax softball drops opener to Durand

ARKANSAW — Finally, after weeks of practice, the weather relented albeit briefly, for the Colfax softball team  to play its official 2018 season opener here last Thursday. Traveling south April 12, Colfax took on the Durand Panthers, who hold their home games in the shadow of the former Arkansaw High School, which merged with the…

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