Colfax boys broadsided by Durand, sail past Boyceville

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BV_BBB_vs_Colfax_0141 Clyde “The Glide” Drexler

By Amber Hayden The Colfax boys’ aspirations of a Dunn-St. Croix conference basketball title evaporated with a double-digits loss to league leading Durand last Tuesday. Due to a five-minute stretch of cold shooting, the Colfax Vikings could not get close to the Panthers on the scoreboard as they lost the decisive game played in Durand…

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Colfax girls’ finish undefeated in Dunn-St. Croix conference

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Colfax GBB vs SV Larissa Stark

By Amber Hayden It has been five years since the Colfax girls’ basketball squad has gone undefeated in Dunn-St. Croix conference play, but after a 82-30 blow out win over Spring Valley in front of the home fans last Thursday, February 20, the ladies ended the 2019-20 D-SC conference season with a perfect 14-0 record.…

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Raptor wrestling advances four to Sectionals

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Bloomer Colfax Wrestling photo

SOMERSET — The Bloomer/Colfax Raptors had 11 wrestlers compete in the WIAA Division 2 Somerset Regional Wrestling tournament on Saturday, February 15, with four of them moving on to the individual sectional in Osceola this coming Saturday, February 22. Three of the four qualifiers – Luke Blanchard, Sawyer Best and Mitchel Harmon – are from…

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Colfax boys’ basketball fall flat in games against Turtle Lake and Mondovi

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Colfax BBB vs Mondovi Cole Seehaver

By Amber Hayden COLFAX — It wasn’t the strongest of weeks for the Colfax boys’ basketball team as they went 0-2 with games against Turtle Lake and Mondovi, both of which were hosted by the Vikings. The Vikings kicked off their week with a game against the Lakers of Turtle Lake and ran head first…

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Colfax girls’ basketball wins 21st D-SC conference championship

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BV GBB vs Colfax Addisyn Olson

It was a stellar week for the Colfax Lady Vikings as they earned their ninth conference title in the last 12 years and 21st overall Dunn-St. Croix crown with wins against Durand and Boyceville. The ladies hosted the Durand Panthers for the second time this season and walked out of their home gym Tuesday, February…

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Colfax Scholastic Trap Team to hold first practice

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The Colfax Scholastic Trap Team will have its first practice of the season at the Colfax Sportsmen’s Club on Sunday, March 1 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Students age 10 and older are welcome to attend. Sign-up sheets will be available for new members. Please note that practice will be held outside, so please…

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Mounders, Vikings powerlifters compete in last-chance meet to qualify for state

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By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — With the last chance to qualify for a state berth to Appleton on March 7-8, the Colfax Vikings and Elk Mound Mounders competed in Elk Mound last Saturday, February 8. The Mounders were able to qualify another 22 lifters for state, some of which had qualified earlier in the…

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Colfax boys’ basketball keeps share of lead with wins over GC, E/PC

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Colfax BBB vs EPC Zach Rindy

By Amber Hayden Another successful week for the Colfax boys’ basketball team is in the book as they took wins over the Hilltoppers and Wolves to remain tied with Durand for first place in the Dunn-St. Croix conference. The Vikings took a 20-point win in Glenwood City on Tuesday, February 4, besting the Hilltoppers 65-45.…

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Colfax girls’ basketball on fast track to another conference title

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Colfax GBB vs SCC Kameri Meredith

By Amber Hayden With just two games last week, the Lady Vikes basketball team added another pair of wins to its growing season tally with victories over St. Croix Central and Mondovi which brought the ladies season record to 16-2 and a perfect 11-0 in the Dunn-St. Croix. On Monday evening, February 3, Colfax hosted…

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Raptors finish fourth at HON tourney; Best claims title

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By Amber Hayden CAMERON — It was a tough individual Heart O’ North Conference tournament for the Bloomer/Colfax Raptors as they finished in fourth place overall in Cameron last Saturday, February 8. Colfax’s Sawyer Best and Bloomer’s Bowen Rothbauer won the Raptors only individual championships with titles at 132 and 152 pounds respectively. The Raptors…

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