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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Elk Mound qualifies 24 powerlifters for state; Colfax has two qualifers

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By Amber Hayden OSCEOLA — It was the second meet of the season for the Elk Mound and Colfax powerlifters and with it came success and berths to state high school championship which will be held in Appleton on March 7 and 8. Elk Mound saw 24 of its lifters qualify for state, while Colfax…

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Mounder ladies outscore three opponents last week

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By Amber Hayden The Lady Mounders have put together a great season thus far as they took wins over Altoona, Spring Valley, and Elmwood/Plum City this past week with senior Taya Schaefer scoring 31 points against E/PC. In the first win of the week, Elk Mound took a 61-42 win over the ladies of Altoona…

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Mounders boys squash Crickets

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By Amber Hayden FALL CREEK — The Elk Mound boys have been resilient on the basketball court as of late and last Monday’s non-conference road win over Fall Creek was no different. The Mounder men squashed the Crickets in their own gymnasium 53-48 in the January 27 contest. The win pushed the overall record for…

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Mounder ladies drop the ball to Bloomer, fight for win over Boyceville

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EM GBB vs BV Brooke Emery

By Amber Hayden The Mounders traveled to Bloomer last Monday and hosted the Boyceville Bulldogs on Friday evening and earned a split. A struggling offense played a factor in Elk Mound’s 45-49 loss to Bloomer January 20 despite outscoring the Blackhawks 34-27 in the second half. The Mounders had just five athletes score during Monday’s…

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Mounders boys grind out wins over Durand and Boyceville

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BV BBB vs Elk Mound Cole Steinhorst

By Amber Hayden It was a successful week for the Elk Mound boys’ basketball team as it went on the road for games against Durand and Boyceville. The Mounders faced the Durand Panthers last Tuesday, Janaury 21 and were able to knock off the Dunn-St. Croix’s number one team. From start to finish, the Mounders…

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Lady Mounders grab pivotal win over Durand

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By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — A last-second shot, literally, gave the Elk Mound ladies a thrilling 45-43 home court victory over the Durand Panthers in a pivotal Dunn-St. Croix basketball game last Tuesday, January 14. “It was an exciting game,” said Mounders’ head coach Jordan Kongshaug. “Hailey Blaskowski hit a driving layup with a…

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Mounder turnovers lead to loss against Mondovi

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By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — After getting off to a good start in a Tuesday, January 16 conference basketball contest at home versus Mondovi, the Elk Mound boys lost all traction and suffered an 18-point loss to the Buffaloes. “We got off to a really nice start, moving the ball efficiently, knocking down shots,…

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