Colfax Sports

From the Sports Desk – 4-2-2013

by Marlys Kruger Wow. Another exciting basketball season ended with plenty of ups and downs for all four of the teams I cover for The Messenger. Colfax and Elk Mound boys’ and girls’ teams combined for a 85-15 record with the Elk Mound boys and the Colfax girls winning the conference championships.

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Colfax track teams ready to roll

COLFAX — Although several athletes with state track experience are gone via graduation, both the Colfax boys’ and girls’ track teams have high expectations  for the upcoming season. There are 19 boys and 18 girls out as they begin competition at the indoor meet at Menomonie High School April 2.

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Lady Vikings look for help from underclassmen

With just 12 players reporting for practice including one senior, the Colfax softball team will have to rely on the experience of some underclassmen if they want to be competitive in the 2013 season. The Vikings return seven starters with Sam Simonson being the only senior in the group, and they have to replace starting…

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Pitching experience should help Vikings in 2013 season

COLFAX — If the Colfax baseball team ever gets on the diamond this season with the late spring, head coach Tim Wilson hopes a core of players with experience on the mound will help them improve on their 8-8 record from last year. Their 7-6 conference record put them above .500 for the first time…

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Five seniors finish hoops career at state tourney

COLFAX — What better place to end your high school playing days on the basketball court than at the Resch Center competing for a state title? Five seniors girls from Colfax achieved one of their goals when they, along with the rest of their teammates brought home a silver ball from Green Bay during the…

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Colfax girls bring home silver ball

By Marlys Kruger GREEN BAY — There were plenty of highs and a few lows when the Colfax girls’ basketball team left the Resch Center in Green Bay after playing in the Division 4 WIAA state championship game March 16. A definite high was actually making it to the championship game after beating a tough…

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Lady Vikings hang on for slim win in state semi-final

GREEN BAY — Nobody said it would be easy and it certainly wasn’t, but the Colfax girls’ basketball team used the solid defense fans had seen them play all year and hit just enough free throws down the stretch to pull out a 42-41 win over The Prairie School in a WIAA state tournament semi-final…

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Colfax girls return to state for first time since 2008

It was a couple of awfully tough battles but in the end the Colfax girl’s basketball team came out on top in both a sectional semi-final game over the state ranked Cameron Comets 61-40 March 7 in Amery, then just two days later punched their ticket to the WIAA state tournament in Green Bay with…

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Lady Vikings earn state berth

For the third time in school history, the Colfax girls’ basketball team will showcase their talents in the WIAA state tournament after defeating Colby 42-34 in the sectional final game held March 9 in Chippewa Falls.

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Three Vikings end high school basketball careers

COLFAX — There were plenty of high points and a few low points for the Colfax boys’ basketball team the past few years, and three players who began their varsity careers as sophomores were part of a pretty productive three years for the Vikings.

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