Lady Mounders basketball take win over St. Croix Central; trampled by Mondovi

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By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound girls’ basketball squad started the new year and week off on the right foot as the girls took a non-conference win over St. Croix Central January 7 in the first of four straight home games. But just two days later, as conference play resumed, the Buffaloes…

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Mounder men pick up pair of conference wins

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EM BBB vs GC Cade Hanson

By Amber Hayden The men of Elk Mound were able to put together a successful week of conference play as they went 2-0 with wins over Elmwood/Plum City and Glenwood City. Elk Mound took its second win in the Dunn-St. Croix conference last Tuesday, January 7 with a 64-50 win over the Elmwood/Plum City Wolves…

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Elk Mound boys basketball battle in loss to Regis; rebound with win in Arcadia

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EM BBB vs Regis Ben Heath

By Amber Hayden It was a busy week for the Elk Mound boys’ basketball team as they returned from the holiday break and started off the new year with non-conference games against the Eau Claire Regis Ramblers and Arcadia Raiders. The Mounders opened the 2020 portion of their schedule by hosting Eau Claire Regis Thursday…

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Mounders grab lead in second half to take win over Spring Valley

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EM BBB vs Spring Valley Michael Jenson

By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — It hasn’t been a great start to the season for the Elk Mound boys’ basketball team, but Friday evening, December 20, was a turning point as they snagged a 53-45 win over the Spring Valley Cardinals. It was the Mounders’ first victory of the 2019-20 season which gives them…

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Mounders rally in first half to take win from Toppers

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GC GBB vs Elk Mound Tay Schaefer

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — An 18-1 scoring run to end the first half and another 18-2 splurge to open the second half help the Elk Mound ladies easily subdue the Glenwood City Hilltoppers on their own court to take a 67-47 win in the Thursday, December 19 Dunn-St. Croix girls’ basketball clash. “I…

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Elk Mound lifters take top spots in River Falls; Colfax grabs seventh and eighth places

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RIVER FALLS — The powerlifting season got underway on Saturday, December 14, when both Elk Mound and Colfax traveled to River Falls for the first meet of the season. The Mounder boys and girls both finished in first place with the ladies earning 97 points and the boys earning 91 points. As for Colfax, their…

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Lady Mounders bounce back with two conference wins

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By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — After a stinging loss to rival Colfax the previous week, the Lady Mounders bounced back to pick up a pair of Dunn-St. Croix conference basketball wins beating Spring Valley and Elmwood/Plum City at home last week to remain in third place. The victories moved the Mounders to a 2-1…

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Lady Mounders earn win over Baldwin-Woodville

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By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — The Lady Mounders’ basketball squad got off to a 2-0 start as it squeezed past the Baldwin-Woodville Blackhawks by a score of 46-37 in its regular-season home opener last Monday night December 2. “The girls gave everything last night,” said Elk Mound head coach Jordan Kongshaug of the non-conference…

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Mounder boys’ basketball takes a beating in opening week

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By Amber Hayden It wasn’t the start that the Elk Mound boys wanted for their 2019-20 season. The Mounders got off to a 0-3 start on the basketball court after suffering loses to St. Croix Central, Prescott, and Altoona in the opening week of play. First-game-of-the-season jitters and a tough St. Croix Central defense played…

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Elk Mound boys’ basketball focusing on perimeter play for the new season

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2019-20 EM BBB Preseason photo

By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — After falling short of a conference title during the 2018-19 season, Elk Mound will focus on the perimeter in the new season. The Mounders went 10-14 overall and were 7-7 in the Dunn-St. Croix for a fourth-place finish. Elk Mound’s 2018-19 season ended in Prescott where the Mounders fell…

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