Abbotsford, Edgar, Loyal girls basketball teams receive Academic All State honors

By David Keech June 29, 2016 Stevens Point – The girls basketball All-Academic teams were announced and several area teams have earned honors. In Division 4, Abbotsford had the highest composite grade point average, 3.851, and Edgar was second, 3.73. In Division 5, Loyal’s 3.64 GPA was good for third highest. Division Team GPA 1… Read More »

Pitcher’s duel ends in win for Rafters

By David Keech June 25, 2016 Mequon – In the midst of a six-game road trip, the first-place Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (16-8) utilized excellent pitching to best the Lakeshore Chinooks (10-17) by a score of 3-2 on Saturday night. The win marks the fifth consecutive victory for the Rafters and their eighth in the last nine… Read More »

Auburndale, Edgar, SPASH boys basketball teams honored as Academic All-State

By David Keech June 26, 2016 Stevens Point – Academic All State honors in basketball were announced and three area teams came away with Academic All-State Honors. In Division 1, the SPASH boys  were third with a combined GPA of 3.45. Division 4 saw two area teams, Auburndale and Edgar, make the top three. The… Read More »

Horseshoe Resort is a Fisherman’s Paradise

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer June 28, 2016 Cass Lake, Minnesota—  Looking for a place to take the family for a fishing adventure without breaking the bank?  Head to northern Minnesota and stop in at one of the many great lakes it has to offer. We stayed at the Horseshoe Resort hosted by Clark Heitmann this… Read More »

Horseshoe Resort Blog: Day 4

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer June 15, 2016 Cass Lake, Minnesota— Seeing as we were up late last night we decided to sleep in a little this morning.  As we had been doing so well on walleyes on bluegills we needed to focus on the yellow perch. The perch is the reason we first came… Read More »

‘Chucks outlast Rockford after rain delay to win third straight

By David Keech June 25, 2016 Wausau – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (13-10) beat the Rockford Rivets (11-13), 9-7, at Athletic Park in Wausau, Wisconsin. The ‘Chucks went out to a 4-0 lead after three innings, but Rockford answered with one in the fourth and four in the top of the fifth inning to take the lead,… Read More »

Rafters come from behind to seal sweep of Rivets; Schilling notches 7th save

By David Keech June 24, 2016 Rockford, IL – Facing a 4-0 deficit in the top of the seventh inning, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (15-8) rallied to plate the final five runs of the game to win 5-4 and complete a two-game sweep of the Rockford Rivets (11-12) in front of a record crowd at Rivets… Read More »