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Elk Mound runs roughshod over O-F to earn first Cloverbelt win

By Editor | September 21, 2021

ELK MOUND — Elk Mound snapped its two game losing streak as it kicked its offense into high gear last Friday when it welcomed winless Osseo-Fairchild. The Mounders’ running backs, behind a stout line that provided good blocks, churned out 407 yards rushing in the September 17 contest that lead to Elk Mound’s first Cloverbelt…

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DIVING to receive a serve during a quad in Elk Mound September 9 was Glenwood City’s Alexandra Peterson. Glenwood City lost all three of its matches to Somerset, Ellsworth and host Elk Mound. —photo by Shawn DeWitt

Topper volleyball comes up empty at EM quad

By Editor | September 14, 2021

ELK MOUND — Unfortunately, hard work and determination alone were not enough for Glenwood City to pick up a victory in a quad meet held in Elk Mound September 9. The Hilltoppers lost all three of its matches in last Thursday’s round-robin event. In the tournament opener, Glenwood City split the first two sets with…

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Mounder cross country teams compete in Mustang Relays

By Editor | September 14, 2021

MENOMONIE — With more than a week’s rest, the Elk Mound boys’ and girls’ cross country teams made the short trek west down Interstate 94 to compete in the Mustang Relays held at Menomonie High School this past Saturday, September 11. The Mounder boys finished eighth out of nine teams with 169 points while the…

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Number 1 Regis rolls over Elk Mound

By Editor | September 14, 2021

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — After playing their first three games on the road, the Elk Mound football team finally had a chance to play at home September 10 when they hosted Eau Claire Regis. Despite holding the Regis runners to just 72 yards rushing, the Mounders lost 43-6, bringing their record…

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C/EM lady golfers third in pair of CloverCroix meets

By Editor | September 14, 2021

The girls’ golf cooperative from Colfax and Elk Mound High Schools was back on the links last week following the Labor Day break where the squad picked up a couple of third-place finishes in a pair of CloverCroix meets. In its first meet of September, Colfax/Elk Mound scored a 227 on the Valley Golf Course…

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HIGH JUMPER — Senior McKenna Diermeier leapt high into the air to hit the volleyball past the Ellsworth block attempt for a point in last Thursday’s home quad for the Mounders, who finished 2-1. —photo by Shawn DeWitt

Elk Mound netters have busy week on volleyball court

By Editor | September 14, 2021

Following the Labor Day break, the Elk Mound volleyball squad jumped into action and stayed quite busy playing eight matches in a five-day span. That demanding schedule began with a trip to Eleva-Strum last Tuesday, September 7 where the Mounders dispatched the Cardinals in three straight sets and then returned home Thursday, September 9 to…

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EM netters drop all three at home Quad

By Editor | September 7, 2021

ELK MOUND — Prior to taking a respite for the Labor Day holiday, the Elk Mound volleyball team hosted a quadrangular meet August 31. Unfortunately, the Mounders dropped all three of their matches in last Tuesday’s event, losing in straight sets to Cumberland, Eau Claire Regis, and St. Croix Central. Elk Mound opened the tournament…

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THE 2021 Colfax/Elk Mound Girls’ Golf Team is pictured above. Front row (L to R): Emma Bruder, Brynna Streifel, Ella Reese, Anne Baier and LeeDa Yang. Back row (L to R): Emma Nechanicky, Olivia Schindler, Olivia Clickner, Josie Seehaver, Grace Shafer, Abigail Werner and Selena Clickner. Missing is Elizabeth Wisemiller. —photo submitted

C/EM girl golfers take third in CloverCroix opener

By Editor | September 7, 2021

MONDOVI — The 2021 CloverCroix girls’ golf season got underway last Tuesday, August 31 at The Valley Golf Course in Mondovi. The Colfax/Elk Mound squad finished in third place at the conference opener after tallying a score of 242. Regis/Altoona, who had the top three individual players in the meet, won the team title with…

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ELK MOUND freshman Ellie Schiszek was the team’s top runner placing fifth in the St. Croix Central Cross Country Invitational held September 2. —photo by Shawn DeWitt

Hazen finishes as runner-up in SCC Invite as boys place third; Mounder girls take seventh

By Editor | September 7, 2021

HAMMOND — Juniors Ian Hazen and Aiden Schiferl finished in the top nine to propel the Elk Mound boys to a third-place showing in the annual St. Croix Central Cross Country Invitational held Thursday, September 2. Freshman Ellie Schiszek was the only Elk Mound girl to place in the top ten as she grabbed fifth…

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THE MOUNDERS’ Ethan Johnson (#2) headed up field after making one of his seven catches in the Cloverbelt football opener in Neillsville September 2. Johnson finished with 130 yards and a touchdown. —photo by Joel DeWitt

Mounders stunned by Warriors in second half with late field goal

By Editor | September 7, 2021

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent NEILLSVILLE – As September breaks, the Mounders find themselves jumping into conference play. Coming off a tough loss in the final non-conference game against St. Croix Central, they were looking to rebound against a scrappy Neillsville/Granton Warrior team that was hungry for a home win. To win in football, you…

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