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Elk Mound baseball team hopes to return to top of D-SC conference

By Editor | March 29, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — After placing third in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference a year ago, the Mounder baseball team has set their sights on improving on that placement this season. The last time Elk Mound won a conference title was in 2017 when they were co-conference champions with Durand. Last year…

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Locals earn 2021-22 All-Conference Basketball Team honors

By Editor | March 15, 2022

2021-22 DSC  BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS FIRST TEAM Simon Bauer DUR 12 Gunnar Hurlburt DUR 12 Kaden Russo EM 10 Luke Webb E/PC 12 Jarod Falkner MON 11 Connor Ducklow SV 12 Tyler Bowman SV 12 SECOND TEAM Elijah Entzminger COL 10 Ethan Hurlburt DUR 10 Zackary Nelson DUR 11 Ryan Bartig EM 11 Jarrod…

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20 Mounders compete at 2022 state powerlifting meet

By Editor | March 15, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent After competing at various meets this winter, 20 members of the Elk Mound powerlifting team became eligible to showcase their talents at the Wisconsin High School Powerlifting Association state meet in Appleton March 5-6.  According to co-head coach Taylor Deling, over half of the Mounder lifters had never been to…

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Elk Mound boys exit playoffs with loss to A-F Green Devils

By Editor | March 8, 2022

ELK MOUND — An off night shooting the basketball and way too many turnovers led to an early exit from the playoffs for the Elk Mound boys. A tenacious 1-3-1 zone by the  taller Adams-Friendship squad forced Elk Mound into several uncharacteristic turnovers in the pair’s WIAA Division 3 regional boys’ semifinal basketball contest played…

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Elk Mound boys upset Spring Valley

By Editor | March 1, 2022

SPRING VALLEY — The Elk Mound boys’ basketball team earned its signature win of the year when it knocked off league-leading Spring Valley in a 64-60 upset on the Cardinals’ home court in last Thursday’s conference and regular-season finalé. The Mounder boys hit four three-point shots in the game, a pair in each half, but…

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Elk Mound girls fly past Stanley-Boyd Orioles, lose to Altoona Railroaders

By Editor | March 1, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — After finishing the regular season with a 19-7 record and 11-3 in Dunn-St. Croix Conference play, the Elk Mound girls, playing in Division 3, began the WIAA regional tournament as a number two seed in their sectional. After a first round bye, the Mounders hosted the Stanley-Boyd…

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Mounder boys sweep Vikings on hardcourt

By Editor | March 1, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent ELK MOUND — For the second time this season, the Elk Mound boys’ basketball team used a fast start to defeat the Colfax Vikings, this time on the Mounders’ home court Friday, February 18. A little over a month ago, Elk Mound blew out the Vikings 65-22, but this game…

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EM boys use three-point barrage to blast Bulldogs

By Editor | March 1, 2022

BOYCEVILLE — The Mounders boys shot over 60 percent from behind the three-point arc, netting 13 of 21 attempts, when it visited Boyceville Tuesday, February 15. Elk Mound expanded on its 36-23 halftime lead as it outscored the Bulldogs 46 to 24 in the final 18 minutes to gain a 82-47 road win. Ten Mounders…

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Mounder girls split conference games to end regular season

By Editor | March 1, 2022

It is not exactly how the Elk Mound girls’ basketball team wanted to enter the postseason, losing two of its last three conference contests including splitting a pair of Dunn-St. Croix games in the final week of the regular season. Just two weeks ago, the Lady Mounders were tied atop the conference standings. But, a…

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Colfax beats Elk Mound girls in battle for D-SC Conference lead

By Editor | February 15, 2022

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — When the Colfax and Elk Mound girls faced off in the nearly packed Vikings’ gym this past Friday evening, February 11, both teams had a 10-1 record in Dunn-St. Croix Conference play. With Durand one game behind and the Mounders and the Vikings having two more conference games,…

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