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Pickup basketball games between Madison and Mitchell Doerr while they were growing up in Trempealeau were competitive, physical affairs. “Many games were played where there were no fouls allowed to be called, which paid off in the long run,” Mitchell explained. “After one of her games during a WSN...
Class of 2020, there is a phrase that often resurfaces around graduation remarks these days: “May you live in interesting times.” My first exposure to the phrase was in my first journalism class at Marquette University in 2012, where my instructor cast it upon us like a curse. Nearly eight years...

After leading the Arcadia girls basketball team to the WIAA State Tournament, Tom Cowley resigned as coach last week. (Times file photo) 

Arcadia High School girls basketball coach Tom Cowley resigned last week in what he described as a decision to put his family first. Having just completed a three-year run with the Raiders that culminated in a trip to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Tournament in Division...
The NFL offseason dust has mostly settled as most players and teams have found their dance partners, but two notable former Green Bay Packers players are still available. Green Bay’s all-time sack leader in Clay Matthews is one of them, as the six-time Pro Bowler was cut by the Rams after one...
While news of a potential return to professional sports lingers like a long-awaited sunrise on the horizon of this dark night, it is worth asking: what will a return to local sports look like for the Trempealeau County area? Let me preface this discussion by stating that I am not a health expert....

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Former Division One college basketball player and 1970 Whitehall High School graduate Ralph Rasmuson freely admits he was never the tallest, strongest or most talented player on the basketball court in college. However those disadvantages came with an edge of their own. “I always carried an...
Teams in the Chippewa River Baseball League are still planning on playing this summer, but the season won’t begin until June and will consist of 10 regular season league games.  All games in April and May were cancelled when Gov. Tony Evers issued his extension of the Safer at Home order in mid-...
There won’t be any high school baseball this year after the American Legion Department of Wisconsin (WALBA) cancelled the 2020 season last week due to concerns related to COVID-19.  The legion season typically took place during the summer months, with the state tournaments slated for late-July. The...
They won’t have senior seasons, but that doesn’t mean area softball players can’t be all stars.  The Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association (WFSCA) recently announced the 2020 Senior All Stars, a group of players that includes four players from Blair-Taylor, three from Arcadia, two from...
The life cycle of a Wisconsin Most Valuable Player in the national sports media landscape is truly astounding at times. From undervalued talents to being almost reluctantly accepted as superstars, we have now reached what appears to be the final step in a Wisconsin MVP’s journey of stardom, trade...

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