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Bloomer/Colfax duo advances to sectional; McDonell/Elk Mound wrestling season ends

By Editor | February 13, 2024

MEDFORD — Just two area wrestlers were able to extend their seasons by garnering sectional berths following the conclusion of last Saturday’s super regional tournament. Bloomer/Colfax’s Zeke Anderson and Drew Ryder finished in the top four of their respective weight classes at the WIAA Division 2 super regional held in Medford Saturday, February 10 to…

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Mounder girls pummel Cardinals, Wolves to claim 2nd straight D-SC championship

By Editor | February 13, 2024

A pair of convincing road wins over conference foes last week secured a second consecutive undisputed Dunn-St. Croix championship for the Mounder girls’ basketball team. Elk Mound outscored those two opponents by a combined tally of 142-30 beginning with 77-15 victory over Spring Valley Tuesday, February 6 and followed it three days later with a…

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Mounder girls earn season sweep over Colfax to remain unbeaten

By Editor | February 6, 2024

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — In the second round of Dunn-St. Croix Conference basketball play, the Colfax girls traveled the short distance to Elk Mound to face off against the Mounders Thursday, February 1. The Mounders were coming off a pretty big win over Eau Claire Regis three days earlier and were…

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Raptors finish 6th in Cloverbelt wrestling tourney, McDonell/Elk Mound takes 8th

By Editor | February 6, 2024

Area wrestling cooperatives from Bloomer/Colfax and Chippewa Falls McDonell/Elk Mound competed in the 2024 Cloverbelt Conference wrestling tournament held this past Saturday, February 3 at Neillsville High School. The Raptors of Bloomer/Colfax placed sixth in the ten-school tournament with 73 points. McDonell/Elk Mound, in the first year of their wrestling cooperative, finished eighth after scoring…

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EM boys knock off Durand-Arkansaw in overtime to move within a game of first

By Editor | February 6, 2024

ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound boys’ basketball squad accomplished what no other Dunn-St. Croix team has been able to do all season – defeat Durand-Arkansaw! In a thrilling conference contest played on Elk Mound’s home hardwood Tuesday, January 30, the Mounders outscored the Panthers 10-5 in overtime, thanks in par, to a five-point Logan…

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McDonell/EM wrestlers have busy final week

By Editor | January 30, 2024

The Chippewa Falls McDonell/Elk Mound wrestling cooperative ended its regular season with a flurry of duals. Wrestling in seven duals in just over a 24-hour span, McDonell/Elk Mound finished 1-6. At a Cloverbelt Conference quad held at Stanly-Boyd High School Thursday, January 25, McDonell/Elk Mound finished 1-2 in its competitions. The local cooperative downed Thorp/Owen-Withee…

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Elk Mound boys fall short in Bloomer, trample Mondovi Buffaloes at home

By Editor | January 30, 2024

After trailing by as many as 17 points in the second half, the Elk Mound boys nearly pulled off the upset of once-beaten Bloomer before falling 46-45 in non-conference road basketball game Monday, January 22. No second-half comeback would be needed three days later when the Mounders hosted a struggling Buffaloes’ team from Mondovi. In…

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Elk Mound girls defeat Durand-Arkansaw and Boyceville to remain unbeaten

By Editor | January 30, 2024

ELK MOUND — The Lady Mounders basketball team maintained a game and a half lead in the Dunn-St. Croix standings and its unbeaten status with a pair of home wins over Durand-Arkansaw and Boyceville last week. Elk Mound, ranked sixth in the most recent Division 3 Wissports.net girls’ basketball coaches state poll, garnered the regular-season…

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EM boys wins conference games over Elmwood-Plum City and Glenwood City

By Editor | January 23, 2024

After a close loss to then conference co-leader Spring Valley January 11, the Elk Mound boys’ basketball bounced back with a pair of Dunn-St. Croix victories last week to remain in the championship chase. Hosting Elmwood-Plum City, who had just picked up its first D-SC win of the season against Colfax, on Tuesday, January 16,…

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EM girls roll to wins over Thunder and Buffs; Schiszik surpasses 1,000 points

By Editor | January 23, 2024

ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound girls’ basketball juggernaut continues to roll. The Lady Mounders remained unbeaten this season as they added to more wins to their ever-growing tally last week. In a pair of home games, Elk Mound nearly doubled up the Osseo-Fairchild Thunder 69-35 in a non-conference game played Monday, January 15 and…

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