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Sparta defensive coordinator Larry Noll (right) talks with Nick Church (14) and Ethan Krueger (52) during a break in last week’s 28-13 win over Black River Falls. Sparta is back in action Friday with a 4 p.m. game at Westby. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 8:48am
The Sparta football team will face a tough opponent Friday night, when they travel to Westby to play the Norsemen, who beat four-time state runner-up Darlington 15-14 in last week’s season opener. “We know Westby,” offered Spartan head coach John Blaha. “They’ve got some great talent. They’re...
Sparta running back Bryce Edwards (33) cuts of a block from teammate Greg Jacobs (6) in the first quarter of Friday's 28-13 nonconference victory over Black River Falls at Sparta Memorial Field. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:08pm
A workman-like effort from the offensive line lifted Sparta to a big nonconference win its football opener at Sparta Memorial Field Friday night. The Spartans jumped out to an early lead and held off a pesky Black River Falls team to score a 28-13 victory over the Tigers. The win was the second...
Tomah’s Connor Prielipp (1) looks for an open receiver during Friday night’s football season opener against Mauston at McKean Field. Prielipp completed 12 passes for 191 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Timberwolves to a 32-21 victory. Herald photo by Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:05pm
Anyone who had a chance to catch a Tomah baseball game this spring knows Connor Prielipp has a pretty good arm. The junior pitcher was a key ingredient in a stellar post-season run that saw Tomah come up just one win shy of a berth in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State...
Cardinal quarterback Drew Johnson (4) cuts off a block from teammate Theo Muellenberg (24) and eludes a Mustang defender at the goal line to score a first-quarter touchdown in Bangor’s 51-7 victory over Melrose-Mindoro in the football season opener for both teams at Bangor High School Thursday night. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:18am
A 29-point third quarter broke open a close game and propelled Bangor to a 51-7 thumping of Melrose-Mindoro in nonconference football action at Bangor High School Thursday night. The Cardinals, winners of 25 straight regular-season games, struggled offensively in the first half, but came out with a...
Tomah senior Molly Larsen keeps an eye on her approach shot on the 18th hole during Monday’s Tomah Tune-Up at Hiawatha Golf Club. Larsen fired a 91 to finish fifth in the individual standings and lead the Lady Timberwolves to a fourth place finish as a team. Herald photo by Delaney Schaller.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 8:27am
Three Lady Timberwolves broke 100 Monday to lead Tomah to a fourth-place finish in its own Tomah Tune-Up at Hiawatha Golf Club. Tomah’s varsity squad finished with 392 strokes to land in fourth, just one shot behind Mississippi Valley Conference rival La Crosse Aquinas in the 10-team tournament....
Eagle senior quarterback Brady Butzler (10) gets ready to handle a snap from senior center Ben Wendland (72) during practice Tuesday night. Cashton will open its 2017 football season with a 7 p.m. nonconference road game at Ithaca Friday. Herald photo by Logan Myhre.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:49am
The Cashton Eagles will have the chance Friday to take down the Ithaca Bulldogs, who have been undefeated in the regular season over the past three years. Ithaca has been a regular first game match-up for Cashton for many years. Last year’s contest was a close one, with Ithaca triumphing over...
Junior quarterback Jack Mulvaney will lead the Brookwood Falcons into battle tonight (Thursday), when they travel to La Crosse Logan to take on De Soto in a 7 p.m. non conference football game. Herald photo by Logan Myhre.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:44am
The Brookwood Falcons will play their season opener tonight (Thursday) against the De Soto Pirates at La Crosse Logan High School. While the match-up is scheduled as a home game for the Pirates, it’s location was changed because De Soto’s football field suffered flood damage last year. The Falcons...
Bangor’s Todd Miller (right) and his daughter, Carrie Wells of Rockland, take a break in Bangor Village Park after competing in Saturday’s Bangor Fun Daze Fun Run-Walk. Herald photo by Tim Evans.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:33am
The weather was nearly perfect for a race, as more than 100 runners competed in and finished the Bangor Fun Daze Run-Walk in Bangor Village Park over the weekend. Bangor’s Kasey Miller was the top finisher in the women’s 5K run held Saturday morning, capturing first with a top time of 23:10, while...
Bangor head football coach Rick Muellenberg (left) and his son, Theo, have been on the sidelines together for 10 seasons - the past four as coach and player. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:47am
It’s always been special for Theo Muellenberg to share the sidelines with his father, Rick. The Bangor senior was first allowed on the gridiron 10 years ago to serve as water boy for a pretty good Cardinal football team that just happened to be coached by Rick Muellenberg. Those first years...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:44am
Pagee Finley is no stranger to starting new sports programs. Sparta’s gymnastics coach for the past four seasons got that program up and running after a two-decade hiatus, and was instrumental in fostering the Sparta Parks and Recreation Department youth gymnastics and starting the Rebels...


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