Mounders contemplate change to Cloverbelt Conference for all athletics

By Editor | February 23, 2021

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — On February 15, the Board of Education for the Elk Mound Area School District started discussing the possibility of the school switching from the Dunn-St. Croix Conference to the Cloverbelt. District Administrator Eric Wright explained he and Athletic Director Mike Schiszik had been contacted by other members of…

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Mounder boys steal Osseo-Fairchild Thunder, end season with loss to St. Croix Falls

By Editor | February 23, 2021

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent The number three seed Elk Mound boys started the WIAA Division 3 regional tournament off on a high note with a 61-45 home victory against the Osseo-Fairchild Thunder Tuesday, February 15, then lost to St. Croix Falls on the road 63-48 to end their season three days later. The Mounders…

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EM boys head into regionals on positive note

By Editor | February 16, 2021

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent A pair of conference wins allowed the Mounder boys to head into the WIAA Division 3 basketball regional tournament riding a six game winning streak, which is just what a team wants. After a blowout win over the short-handed Boyceville Bulldogs 80-25 Monday, February 8, in Boyceville, the Mounders returned…

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Two Elk Mound athletes sign letters of intent

By Editor | February 9, 2021

 

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EM boys earn trifecta with three conference wins

By Editor | February 9, 2021

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent The Elk Mound boys may need to use a new nickname, “The Cardiac Kids”, after the way they won their basketball games last week. Starting with back-to-back home games, the Mounders won an exciting one in overtime over the Durand Panthers 53-49 February 1, came from behind the next night…

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Mounder girls whip Wolves, slide by GC Hilltoppers

By Editor | February 2, 2021

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent Just 24 hours after a disappointing loss to Colfax, the Elk Mound girls’ basketball squad went on the road and found their shooting eye from long range, helping them take a 53-34 win over the Elmwood-Plum City Wolves January 26. On the road again, they faced an early deficit and…

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Mounder boys take series with second win over Vikings

By Editor | February 2, 2021

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — After taking a rather decisive 61-36 win over Colfax just eight days earlier, the Elk Mound boys used their stifling defense and eight, three-point shots to earn their second win over the Vikings on their home court 51-37 in a Saturday matinée January 30. With the win,…

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Mounder boys drop pair of games to Durand, SV

By Editor | February 2, 2021

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent It was a tough week for the Elk Mound boys as they faced off against two of the leading teams in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference. Starting on Monday, January 25, the Mounders lost 47-39 to the Durand Panthers, then on Thursday, January 28 they were just seven seconds away from…

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Lady Vikings sweep Mounders with road win

By Editor | February 2, 2021

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — For the second time in ten days, the Colfax girls used a strong second half to defeat their neighboring opponents the Elk Mound Mounders 54-38. The road win allowed the Vikings to keep their hold on first place in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference girls’ basketball race with…

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Lady Mounders dump Durand, swamp Spring Valley

By Editor | January 26, 2021

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — It certainly wasn’t their prettiest game offensively, but the Elk Mound girls rode their defense and came up with enough big shots to pull out a 36-31 home win over the Durand Panthers January 18. In a 48-hour period, the Mounders defeated two teams who were tied…

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