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Elk Mound girls sweep three games, move to 11-0 in conference play

By Editor | February 7, 2023

Playing a trio of games in four days including back-to-back conference contests at home, the Elk Mound girls’ basketball team ran its most current win streak to five straight with victories in all three match ups. Playing in Hammond last Tuesday, Janaury 31, the Lady Mounders had some offensive struggles, particularly in the second half,…

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Mounder boys corral Buffaloes

By Editor | February 7, 2023

MONDOVI — The start of last Tuesday’s, January 31, Dunn-St. Croix boys’ basketball game in Mondovi was a bit touch and go for Elk Mound. After opening with a 7-0 run, the host Buffaloes responded with one of their own to take a 10-7 advantage. But, Elk Mound came right back with another points splurge…

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Elk Mound boys all alone at top of conference with win over Durand

By Editor | February 7, 2023

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND -— When the Durand-Arkansaw Panthers entered the very full Elk Mound gym on Friday, February 3, both teams knew the winner of the contest would have the upper hand when it came to claiming a Dunn-St. Croix Conference championship. The game between the two teams scheduled earlier in…

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Lady Mounders begin new win streak

By Editor | January 31, 2023

After being knocked from ranks of the unbeatens following a January 21 non-conference loss to a strong Somerset squad, what did the Lady Mounders’ basketball team do? It simply started a new winning streak. Traveling to the southern reaches of the Dunn-St. Croix Conference for a pair of games last week, Elk Mound played at…

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Elk Mound boys handle Hilltoppers, beat Blackhawks, plucked by Cards

By Editor | January 31, 2023

While last Thursday’s lopsided 65-35 home victory over lowly Glenwood City helped the Elk Mound boys’ basketball team maintain a share of the Dunn-St. Croix lead with Durand-Arkansaw, the Mounders also got in a pair of non-conference contests last week. Playing those two out-of-league games around their contest with the Hilltoppers, the Mounder boys had…

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Lady Mounders beat Stanley-Boyd, lose first game of year to Somerset

By Editor | January 25, 2023

ELK MOUND — The win streak is over. Hosting a pair of non-conference basketball games last week, the Elk Mound girls saw its 14-game winning streak come to an end. After a convincing 64-28 win over Stanley-Boyd on Monday evening, January 16, the Mounders lost for the first time this season as a very strong…

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Mounder boys maintain share of first with wins over Spring Valley, Elmwood-Plum City

By Editor | January 25, 2023

Winning a pair of Dunn-St. Croix Conference road basketball contests last week, the Elk Mound boys held on to a share of first place along with Durand-Arkansaw who they were also set to face this past week but saw that game postponed by yet another winter snow storm. The Mounders headed to Spring Valley last…

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Fall Creek edges Elk Mound boys

By Editor | January 17, 2023

ELK MOUND — Hosting Fall Creek in a non-conference contest last Monday, January 9, the Elk Mound boys’ basketball squad fell a point short of victory as it lost 46-45. The Crickets (9-2), leaders in the Cloverbelt West Conference, held off a late charge by the Mounders (8-3) to take the one-point win. “Tonight was…

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Elk Mound boys use long ball to pull of win over Colfax

By Editor | January 17, 2023

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — It was “Bombs Away” for both the Elk Mound and Colfax basketball teams when the Vikings invaded the Mounder gym last Thursday night, January 12. The teams combined for 24 triples on the night but the 14 made by the Mounders made the big difference in the…

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Ottinger is Bowl Bash Champ

By Editor | January 17, 2023

The winner of the Colfax Messenger’s 15th annual College Bowl Bash contest is Scott Ottinger of Colfax.  Joe Doucette of Colfax placed second. Ottinger correctly picked 15 of the 22 bowl games. Doucette had 14 correct anwers. Scott Ottinger will receive $25 for first and Joe Doucette will be awarded $15 for second. The Colfax…

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