WIAA board approves winter sports changes; adjusts rules & policies in wake of pandemic

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STEVENS POINT – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control reviewed and acted on coaches committee recommendations impacting winter sports–including the addition of a State Tournament Series for girls wrestling in 2022–and other rule and budget considerations in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic at its June virtual meeting June 24. In…

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WIAA releases collaborative guidelines to resume summertime activities

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STEVENS POINT –  The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association has released guidance and recommendations for member high schools to resume summertime athletics programming and other activities beginning July 1, 2020. Guidance for Summer Activities The guidelines were produced and reviewed by the collaborative efforts and contributions of the doctors on the WIAA Sports Medical Advisory Committee,…

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Not so fast: WIAA fall sports still in limbo, contrary to online report

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Several media outlets along with social media across the state grabbed on to an erronous report late last week that stated the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) had approved the resumption of the upcoming high school and middle school fall sports season. As it turns out, it was a bit premature. Over this past weekend,…

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Colfax and Elk Mound Dunn-St. Croix scholar athletes announced

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By Amber Hayden The Dunn-St. Croix conference has announced the selection of scholar athletes for each of the conference’s schools. Colfax’s Trey Hovde and Kameri Meredith and Cade Hanson and Hailey Blaskowski both of Elk Mound were named to the list for 2019-20 sports seasons. “Congratulations on your hard work in the classroom and in…

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WIAA pulls plug on 2020 spring sports season, tournaments

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STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control voted to cancel 2020 spring sports regular-season competitions and the Tournament Series while allowing individual, virtual spring sports coaching to continue until the final day of the 2020 season, which is the final day of the State Tournament for the respective sports. The cancellation…

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WIAA to review options to determine fate of Spring Sports

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STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control will discuss the membership’s options for the remainder of the spring sports seasons and for summertime regulations at its scheduled meeting on April 21 via video conferencing. Gov. Tony Evers extended the state’s Safer-at-Home order until May 26, 2020, and ordered all public…

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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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