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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Mounders fall short against Black River Falls; grab win in Glenwood City

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GC BBB vs Elk Mound Cade Hanson

By Amber Hayden After a close home loss to the Tigers of Black River Falls, the Elk Mound boys’ basketball team was able to keep hold of second place in the Dunn-St. Croix with a double-digits win over the Hilltoppers in Glenwood City. Elk Mound hosted Black River Falls for a non-conference tip off last…

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Mounders move into second place with victories over Mondovi and Durand

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By Amber Hayden It was another productive week for the Lady Mounders’ basketball squad as it moved into sole possession of second place in the Dunn-St. Croix with wins over Mondovi and Durand last week. In the first road trip of the week, Elk Mound was able to outscore the dangerous Buffaloes of Mondovi by…

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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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Lady Mounders beat Somerset and Glenwood; lose to Amery

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EM GBB vs GC Tori Blaskowski

By Amber Hayden It was a long week for the Mounder ladies as they finished 2-1 with games against Somerset, Glenwood City, and Amery. The long haul to Somerset proved fruitful for the Mounders as they were able to snag the win 53-48 last Tuesday, February 4, as Elk Mound was led by Sophie Cedarblade’s…

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Elk Mound boys fall from first after loss to Spring Valley

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By Amber Hayden The Elk Mound boys’ basketball squad’s stay atop the Dunn-St. Croix standings was brief. A 15-point home victory over Elmwood/Plum City last Tuesday coupled with Spring Valley’s defeat of front-runner Durand that same night, pulled the Mounders into a three-way tie with Colfax and Durand for first place, But a loss Friday…

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Mounder men triumph, earn split with Vikings

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EM BBB vs Colfax Cade Hanson Cole Seehaver

By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — In a battle between Dunn-St. Croix Conference rivals, the Elk Mound boys were able to defeat Colfax, 50-48, in the waning seconds of their January 30 rematch to earn a split in the regular-season series. The Mounders avenged their early-season 42-33 loss to the Vikings and moved into a…

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