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Viking girls trounce Toppers

By Editor | January 25, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — After a 12-day layoff due to COVID issues, the Colfax girls finally got back to the hard court for some basketball action as they hosted the Glenwood City Hilltoppers January 20. After a slow start by both teams, the Vikings put the gas pedal down and finished with…

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Colfax girls win Dunn-St. Croix Conference battle of unbeatens over Elk Mound

By Editor | January 25, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sprots Corresondent ELK MOUND — In a playoff type atmosphere with both sides of the bleachers nearly full in the Elk Mound gym, the Colfax and Elk Mound girls faced off in a mid-season showdown for the lead in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference. Both teams were 6-0 with Durand one game back…

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Mounder boys hoopsters sink floundering Colfax Vikings

By Editor | January 25, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — Although the extremely cold night didn’t seem to hinder the Elk Mound boys, it certainly didn’t help the Colfax team as the Mounders led from start to finish and blasted the Vikings 65-22 in the Vikings’ home gym January 18. The Mounders used their famous 1-3-1 zone defense…

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Elk Mound boys crush Colfax

By Editor | January 25, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — Although the extremely cold night didn’t seem to hinder the Elk Mound boys, it certainly didn’t help the Colfax team as the Mounders led from start to finish and blasted the Vikings 65-22 in the Vikings’ home gym January 18. The Mounders used their famous 1-3-1 zone defense…

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Hornets sting Raptors with first conference loss; B/C finishes 10th in Shell Lake Challenge

By Editor | January 25, 2022

It proved to be a tough week on the wrestling mats for the Bloomer/Colfax Raptors. Wrestling in Cadott on Thursday, January 20, the Raptors suffered their first Cloverbelt Conference dual loss of the season as the Hornets, ranked sixth in the latest Division 3 state according to WIWrestling.com, stung them 66-9. Then, two days later,…

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Colfax boys drop contest to Elmwood/Plum City Wolves

By Editor | January 25, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELMWOOD — The lack of scoring woes continued for the Colfax boys as they went on the road to face the Elmwood/Plum City Wolves in Elmwood Friday, January 21. After scoring just 22 points in their previous contest against Elk Mound, the Vikings hoped their shooting eye would return for…

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Bloomer/Colfax wrestlers takedown S-B Orioles, finish sixth at Ladysmith Invite

By Editor | January 18, 2022

It was another successful week on the mat for the Bloomer/Colfax wrestling team. The Raptors improved to 3-0 in Cloverbelt duals with a 46-24 Parents’ Night win over Stanley-Boyd in a contest wrestled at Colfax High School last Tuesday. The local grapplers followed it up with a sixth-place showing in the Ladysmith Invitational on Saturday,…

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Vikings crush Cardinals in only game of the week

By Editor | January 18, 2022

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent In what should have been a busy week for the Colfax boys hoopsters, it turned out to be pretty quiet with just one of three scheduled games being played. After an 80-49 win at home over the Eleva-Strum Cardinals January 10, home games against Spring Valley on the 13th and…

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COLFAX senior Nathan Hydukovich (#2) prepared to take this running jump shot during first-half action of last Friday’s conference basketball game in Boyceville. Hydukovich finished with nine points as the Vikings overcame an early ten-point deficit to defeat the host Bulldogs 58-42. —photo by Shawn DeWitt

Colfax boys finish busy week with two wins, one loss

By Editor | January 11, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent The Colfax boys began the new year on a sour note by losing 69-33 to the visiting Turtle Lake Lakers January 4, then quickly turned things around two days later by coming from behind for an 82-70 victory at home against the Augusta Beavers. Both games were non-conference games. 24…

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Raptors split duals at Superior triangular

By Editor | January 11, 2022

SUPERIOR — Taking on a pair of former conference opponents from their time in the Heart O’ North, the Bloomer/Colfax Raptor wrestlers split a pair of duals hosted at Superior Senior High School Thursday, January 6. Bloomer/Colfax took care of business in their dual with host Superior Spartans as the Raptors posted a 48-33 victory…

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