Colfax Sports

WIAA releases collaborative guidelines to resume summertime activities

STEVENS POINT –  The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association has released guidance and recommendations for member high schools to resume summertime athletics programming and other activities beginning July 1, 2020. Guidance for Summer Activities The guidelines were produced and reviewed by the collaborative efforts and contributions of the doctors on the WIAA Sports Medical Advisory Committee,…

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Not so fast: WIAA fall sports still in limbo, contrary to online report

Several media outlets along with social media across the state grabbed on to an erronous report late last week that stated the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) had approved the resumption of the upcoming high school and middle school fall sports season. As it turns out, it was a bit premature. Over this past weekend,…

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Colfax and Elk Mound Dunn-St. Croix scholar athletes announced

By Amber Hayden The Dunn-St. Croix conference has announced the selection of scholar athletes for each of the conference’s schools. Colfax’s Trey Hovde and Kameri Meredith and Cade Hanson and Hailey Blaskowski both of Elk Mound were named to the list for 2019-20 sports seasons. “Congratulations on your hard work in the classroom and in…

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Colfax’s Kameri Meredith earns 2020 WIAA Scholar Athlete award

By Amber Hayden COLFAX — Kameri Meredith may be completing the final months of her senior year at Colfax High School through online classes, but that hasn’t prevented the 12-time varsity letter winner,  who has earned letters in volleyball, basketball, softball, and track and field, from adding one more accolade to her resume. Meredith is…

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WIAA pulls plug on 2020 spring sports season, tournaments

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control voted to cancel 2020 spring sports regular-season competitions and the Tournament Series while allowing individual, virtual spring sports coaching to continue until the final day of the 2020 season, which is the final day of the State Tournament for the respective sports. The cancellation…

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WIAA to review options to determine fate of Spring Sports

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control will discuss the membership’s options for the remainder of the spring sports seasons and for summertime regulations at its scheduled meeting on April 21 via video conferencing. Gov. Tony Evers extended the state’s Safer-at-Home order until May 26, 2020, and ordered all public…

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Colfax and Elk Mound girls’ basketball players named to All-Northwest team

The Dunn-St. Croix girls’ basketball conference was rich in talent in the 2019-20 season and the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram honored four players from Colfax and two from Elk Mound with selection its All-Northwest teams. D-SC player of the year, Kameri Meredith, was selected to first team, all-star nominated player Rachel Scharlau was named to third…

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Schleusner bounces back to the court after diabetic diagnosis

By Amber Hayden COLFAX — For Colfax senior Morgan Schleusner, the diagnosis of diabetes last December had her in shock and wondering what she would have to do to fight her way back to the basketball court. “My parents were really shocked, and so was I when the words came out of my doctor’s mouth,”…

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Best named co-wrestler of the year in Heart O’ North conference

By Amber Hayden COLFAX — For Colfax senior Sawyer Best, his hard work and dedication to the sport of wrestling ended with him being named co-wrestler of the year in the Heart O’ North Conference along with William Peters, a senior from Chetek-Weyerhaeuser/Prairie Farm. Best capped his final mat season with a fifth-place finish in…

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Four Lady Vikes named to Dunn-St. Croix all-conference teams

By Amber Hayden COLFAX — The all-conference basketball selections for the Dunn-St. Croix Conference have been announced and four of Colfax girls’ players were named to either first or second teams. “It was great representation for the conference champion Vikings,” said head coach Joe Doucette. “I always think we have another player or two who…

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