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            Emma Johnson of Blair-Taylor bunted during the Wildcats' 4-3 win over Auburndale in the WIAA Division Four regional final last Wednesday.             (Times photograph by Zac Bellman)

Blair-Taylor softball earned their fourth-consecutive Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association regional title last week with wins over Durand and Auburndale. An Abby Thompson shutdown performance on the mound led the Wildcats past the Panthers last Monday in the Division Four regional...

            Kaitlyn Gunderson of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau fielded a throw from the outfield during the Red Hawks' 4-3 loss to Greenwood/Loyal last Monday.             (Times photograph by Zac Bellman)

Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau softball finished their season one-and-done in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division Three regional tournament last Monday. The Red Hawks were unable to find the equalizer in the bottom of the seventh, falling 4-3 at home to Greenwood/Loyal. The loss...

            Ethan Stoner of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau delivered a pitch during the Red Hawks' 8-6 loss to West Salem in the WIAA Division Two regional semifinal last Tuesday.             (Times photograph by Zac Bellman)

The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau baseball team saw their season come to an end despite a valiant comeback attempt against rival West Salem last week. The Red Hawks came back from down 5-0 to tie the game, but the Panthers managed to retake the lead and hold off G-E-T in the late innings of the...
Throughout the year, Arcadia softball coach Dave Bjorge has been steadfast in his belief that if his team continued to play hard, good things would come. Last week, that proved to be true as the Raiders pulled off two upsets to win their Division Three Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association...

 

 

The Major League Baseball crackdown on foreign substances used on baseballs by pitchers is absolutely reactive, but that does not make it any less necessary. The internal memo released last week to all 30 teams received a mixed reaction at best from players and other league personnel. According to...
It will be a quiet day for most of the area when the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division Three state track and field meet starts in La Crosse on Thursday, but one area athlete has a chance to make some noise. Independence/Gilmanton’s Ziy Conner reached new speeds last week as...
They pushed it about as far as they could, but the Whitehall baseball season came to an end with a 7-6 loss in 10 innings to Thorp-Gilman last week Tuesday. The third-seeded Norse fought throughout the game, but (2) T-G scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings with the...

            Arcadia’s Carson Martin looked to tag a would-be base-stealer from Sparta during their regional game last week.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Nine errors were too much for the Arcadia baseball team to overcome as they lost the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association regional semifinal game to Sparta 7-4 last week Tuesday. The Spartans took advantage of two errors in the first inning as they took a 4-0 lead. The first error came...

            Will Thompson tripped over the final hurdle during the 110 hurdles at the West Salem regional last week Monday.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Nine area athletes will compete in nine total Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division Two state track meet events this Friday, after making it past regional and sectional competition last week. Charlie Siewert of Arcadia qualified in shot put, while Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau sent...
For the second consecutive season, Blair-Taylor softball has finished the regular season with a perfect record. Despite returning only four players from the team that accomplished the same feat in 2019, and enduring a 2020 season cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wildcats ran the table once...

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