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Elk Mound baseball will rely on experience, numbers to compete for conference crown

By Editor | April 2, 2024

ELK MOUND — While some schools in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference struggle with participation numbers, Elk Mound does not! Mounders’ head baseball coach Paul Andrea, who enters his 25th season sporting an eye-popping 304-154 record, had 34 players report for the 2024 diamond campaign. Although Elk Mound lost last season’s leading hitter and starting shortstop…

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Elk Mound track and field returns large number of athletes for 2024 season

By Editor | March 26, 2024

      by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — Although the Elk Mound track and field teams lost some very talented athletes through graduation, they have plenty of kids back hoping to fill those spots this season. 25 boys and 20 girls were at practice the first week and after the powerlifting season was completed…

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Underclassmen will need to step up for Elk Mound softball team

By Editor | March 26, 2024

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — With just one senior reporting to the softball diamond for the Elk Mound softball team March 11, first-year coach Kevin Meyer will look for his remaining 18 players to lead the team this season. After placing second in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference with an 11-3 record last…

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Colfax, Elk Mound track and field teams open season indoors at UW-Stout Invites

By Editor | March 26, 2024

MENOMONIE — With snow covering the ground and temperatures hovering around the freezing point, the Colfax and Elk Mound track and field teams opened their respective 2024 campaigns last week inside the climate-control confines of the Sports and Fitness Center at UW-Stout. The Mounders actually participated in  a pair of indoor meets at UW-Stout, taking…

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2023-24 Basketball All-Conference Teams honors

By Editor | March 12, 2024

2023-24 DSC GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS FIRST TEAM McKenna Shipman COL 12 Chloe Auth D/A 11 Emma Hoyt D/A 11 Ellie Schiszik EM 11 Ava Gray MON 12 Mara Ducklow SV 12 SECOND TEAM Jeanette Hydukovich COL 12 Hannah Dunn BV 12 Kaysen Goodell COL 11 Allie Robel EM 10 Allie Roder EM 11 Lydia Levra EM…

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Mounder boys season comes to end with sectional semifinal loss to G-E-T

By Editor | March 12, 2024

ARCADIA — For the second straight year, the Elk Mound boys’ basketball season came to a heartbreaking conclusion with another devastating loss to Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau. A season ago, the Red Hawks came to Elk Mound and thumped the Mounder boys 80-48 in the regional championship behind a 45-point performance courtesy of G-E-T’s leading scorer Cody Schmitz.…

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Mounder girls undefeated season comes to an end with sectional final loss to B-W

By Editor | March 5, 2024

AMERY — It wasn’t suppose to end this way. The Elk Mound girls undefeated season came to a heartbreaking end and dreams of their first state berth since 1988 were dashed last Saturday afternoon, March 2 in the Amery High School gymnasium following a loss to Baldwin-Woodville in the WIAA Division 3 basketball sectional championship.…

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Mounder girls use second-half surge to beat Aquinas in sectional semifinal

By Editor | March 5, 2024

ARCADIA — A year ago, the Elk Mound girls’ basketball team saw its season end with a heartbreaking loss to West Salem in a WIAA Division 3 sectional semifinal game that was played in Arcadia’s Wanek Center. This year’s undefeated Mounders’ squad, the top seed, returned to the Wanek Center last Thursday, February 29 for…

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Elk Mound boys slide by Altoona, earn Regional championship with win over Berlin

By Editor | March 5, 2024

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — As a number one seed in the WIAA Division 3 basketball sectional, the Elk Mound boys received a first-round bye, allowing them to host a second-round game. With a win, they would play at home again for a regional final contest.  Things worked out just right as…

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Area wrestlers compete in state meet

By Editor | February 27, 2024

MADISON — Three area wrestlers competed in this past weekend’s 2024 WIAA Individual State Wrestling Championships, but were unable to secure medals in the 81st annual event held February 22-24 at the Kohl Center in Madison. Bloomer/Colfax sophomore Drew Ryder went 1-2 in the Division 2, 113-pound weight class while Chippewa Falls McDonell Catholic/Elk Mound…

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