Bangor Booster Club revitalizes Brick Project

The Bangor Booster Club is currently selling engraved bricks for the baseball/softball field as a fundraiser. This is the second time the club has held the fundraiser, the Brick Project, which was …

SASD looks at turf field layout options for Memorial Field

Sparta Area School District’s Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren presented the board of education last week with an update on the Sparta Memorial Field project. 

Tomah school board to discuss building and operational needs

A recent survey indicated there is not solid public support for a proposed building project for the Tomah School District.

BSD reinstates COVID guidance for household exposures

At its meeting last week, the Bangor Board of Education discussed its COVID-19 adaptive response plan and reinstated guidance for household members exposed to a positive case of COVID.

SASD to revisit board policy regarding optional masking

Sparta School Board President Josh Lydon announced that the school board will be revisiting its mask mandate policy at a regular board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 14, and that there will be a portion of the meeting dedicated to public input.
Sports
Bangor exorcises sectional baseball demons for themselves and Scenic Bluffs Conference
The fourth time was the charm for Bangor baseball under Todd Grant in the sectional final. The Cardinals' 9-3 win over Pecatonica in this year's Division 4 sectional finals was a welcome relief for a program that couldn't quite seem to clear that final hurdle to reach state. In fact, it has been an issue that's plagued the Scenic Bluffs Conference in general for the past quarter century.
Bangor fights off Pecatonica to clinch first state baseball appearance since 1996
The Bangor Cardinals have been knocking at the door of the state baseball tournament for a while now. Thanks to an unconventional pitching strategy, excellence on the mound and a timely offensive explosion, that door has finally been forcefully broken down.
Grant's gamble pays off as Bangor pitchers rise to the occasion at sectionals
High school sectional baseball day in Wisconsin presents a dilemma for coaches: How do you best utilize your pitchers when, ideally, you'll be playing two do-or-die games in the same day in your bid for state?
Bangor's Horstman, Daines help guide Cardinals past Ithaca in sectional semifinals
It wasn't Bangor's ace pitcher dealing on the mound and it wasn't the heart of their order driving in runs at the sectional semifinals. But it's those sorts of contributions — from those outside a team's top stars — that can be just what the doctor ordered in the playoffs.
BEIER: Sectional day shows the beauty of baseball
I like baseball. I really do. I think that most people truly do enjoy the sport of baseball, despite all reports that folks have moved on to other things that don't baseball.
Tomah’s Elijah Brown sees offseason work pay off with trip to state track meet
Elijah Brown wasn’t satisfied with his freshman season of track and field. In his first year as a member of the Tomah track team, Brown's overall performance didn’t sit right with him. So, he decided to spend the offseason doing something about it.