Colfax and Elk Mound girls’ basketball players named to All-Northwest team

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The Dunn-St. Croix girls’ basketball conference was rich in talent in the 2019-20 season and the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram honored four players from Colfax and two from Elk Mound with selection its All-Northwest teams. D-SC player of the year, Kameri Meredith, was selected to first team, all-star nominated player Rachel Scharlau was named to third…

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Marcus Kinblom takes first year at UW-Stout to train for 2020 football season

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MARCUS KINBLOM

By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — With sports on hold for the time being, the Colfax Messenger is hoping to bring sports fans a little pick-me-up with stories of former area athletes that are competing at the collegiate level. This week, we spoke with 2019 Elk Mound graduate Marcus Kinblom about how things have progressed…

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Locals earn 2019-20 Basketball All-Conference Team honors

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2019-20 DSC BOY BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS FIRST TEAM Ed Hydukovich COL Sr. Gunnar Hurlburt DUR So. Simon Bauer DUR So. Cade Hanson EM Sr. Owen Schultz MON Sr. Aaron Borgerding SV Sr. SECOND TEAM Logan Knudtson BV Sr. Cole Seehaver COL Sr. Caden Berger DUR Jr. Ryan Bohl EM Jr. Luke Webb EPC So. Brandyn Hallquist GC…

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EM’s Blaze Todd to play in WFCA All-Star game

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Blaze Todd at EM FB vs St Croix Falls

By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — Following a successful football season, Elk Mound senior Blaze Todd will wrap up his high school career when he plays in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star game on July 18 at Titan Stadium in UW-Oshkosh. Todd, who was selected to play for the Small Schools-North Division squad, is…

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Elk Mound sees 11, Colfax has two finish in top ten at state powerlifting tournament

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Elk Mound state Qualifying Powerlifters

By Amber Hayden APPLETON — The high school powerlifting season came to a conclusion on Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, with the Wisconsin High School Powerlifting Association (WHSPA) state tournament in Appleton, WI. Elk Mound’s girls’ team took third in the state competition, while its combination of girls and boys team members placed…

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Elk Mound boys finish tied for third in Dunn-St. Croix conference

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By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound boys’ basketball team had a strong showing in the final week of the regular season. The Mounders took wins over Bloomer and Boyceville to finish in a three-way tie for third place in the final Dunn-St. Croix standings. Ryan Bohl had a career high 25 points…

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Lady Mounders end season, win/loss in D3 playoffs

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By Amber Hayden The Lady Mounders had their basketball season come to an abrupt halt on Saturday evening, February 29, when they lost 59-32 on the road to the top-seeded Raiders of Arcadia in the WIAA Division 3 regional championship. Elk Mound (#4) earned a spot in the regional title game after defeating (#5) Adams-Friendship…

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Last-ditch powerlifting effort sees one from Colfax and two from Elk Mound qualify

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Colfax Powerlifters Austin Schindler, Sydney Herrick, and Chase Aspengren

OSCEOLA — In a last-chance effort to qualify for the state competition, Colfax and Elk Mound powerlifters competed at Osceola on Saturday, February 15. One more for Colfax and two for Elk Mound made the state cut. Chase Aspengren of Colfax was able to qualify after just missing point wise in the meet at Elk…

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Elk Mound boys can’t get it done against Mondovi and Durand

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By Amber Hayden It was one of the toughest weeks the Mounder boys’ basketball faced this season as they dropped  important conference games against Mondovi and Durand. In the first game of the week, Elk Mound lost by ten points, 49-39, on the road to the Buffaloes as the Mounders’ offense struggled in the first…

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Regis and Boyceville no competition for Lady Mounders

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BV_GBB_vs_Elk Mound Sophie Cedarblade

By Amber Hayden Elk Mound’s girls’ basketball team faced off against Regis and Boyceville and were able to take wins over both teams to close out the regular season at 17-5 overall and 11-3 in conference, good for second place in the Dunn-St. Croix’s final girls’ basketball standings. A great offense fueled by Taya Schaefer…

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