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Colfax wrestlers ready to roll

By Melissa | December 3, 2012

A new head coach greeted the Bloomer-Colfax co-op wrestling team this year as Jim Poirier took over the top job from Clete Bohl. There are 12 seniors, three juniors, seven sophomores and nine freshmen competing for spots on a team that finished with a 5-11 record last year (4-4 in the Heart O’ North Conference).

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Seipel concludes cross country career with Pointers

By Melissa | December 3, 2012

After taking his running abilities to UW-Stevens Point four years ago, Colfax graduate Logan Seipel ended a stellar college career with the Pointers, helping his team place fourth in the WIAC Championships this year by placing 20th in the 8K race in a time of 25:38. Seipel was the second runner to cross the finish…

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Mayo Clinic – Red Cedar provides free skinfold testing to area schools

By Melissa | November 30, 2012

MENOMONIE — Amy Oldenburg, licensed athletic trainer at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar, has received her skinfold measuring certificate from Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA). “In order for students to be eligible for competition, skinfold measurements must be taken by health care professionals who have successfully completed the WIAA Skinfold Measurement Workshop,” says…

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Bradford digging volleyball for Stout

By Melissa | November 26, 2012

Colfax graduate Nicole Bradford, a sophomore on the UW-Stout volleyball team, completed the 2012 season by playing in 98 games for the Blue Devils.

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Rothbauer continues to improve at UW-River Falls

By Melissa | November 26, 2012

Amanda Rothbauer, a Colfax graduate running in her third cross country season for the UW-River Falls Falcons, continues to be successful at the college level as she drops her times from year to year.

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Vikings pull out win over Pirates

By Melissa | November 26, 2012

In a game in which neither team had more than a five point lead the entire way until the last minute of play, the Colfax boys basketball team hung on for a 52-46 tough win over the Cochrane-Fountain City Pirates in a non-conference battle at home Nov. 20.

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Lady Vikings start season off with a bang

By Melissa | November 26, 2012

PLUM CITY — Although the first four minutes of the game were a little too close for comfort for coach Joe Doucette, the Colfax girls’ basketball team came back from being a point down to take a 60-27 win over the Plum City Blue Devils in the opening game of the season for both teams…

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Colfax pounds Plum City in season opener

By Melissa | November 16, 2012

COLFAX — Although both teams had plenty of young players getting court time, the Colfax boys basketball team had enough players with plenty of scoring power and defense to take a 79-37 win over the Plum City Blue Devils Nov. 15 on their home court.

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Colfax student nominated for Wisconsin Wendy’s Heisman

By Melissa | November 16, 2012

Colfax senior Trevor Secraw was one of 20 finalists in the state nominated for the prestigious Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholar-Athlete award. 45,000 seniors applied nationwide for the award including 610 applicants from Wisconsin. The award, named after the highest award in college football, is in it’s 19th year and is considered one of the…

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Colfax girls should have plenty of fire power in 2012-13

By Melissa | November 16, 2012

COLFAX — 25 players, including five seniors, six juniors, seven sophomores and seven freshmen greeted Colfax girl’s basketball coach Joe Doucette on the opening day of practice Nov. 12. After losing just two players through graduation from the team that went 21-4 (15-1 in conference), won a conference and regional championship then lost a sectional…

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