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            GMC senior Katie Pierson completed her beam routine during the Coulee Conference championship meet at West Salem High School last Friday.            (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro/Cochrane-Fountain City gymnastics co-op gave one of the top area gymnastics teams a run for their money at the Coulee Conference championship meet in West Salem last Friday, eventually falling short of a win by less than half a point. GMC lost West Salem...

            Whitehall’s Alex Katzman attempted to turn Cadott’s Kaleb Sonnentag during their match at the team sectional last week Tuesday.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

The Whitehall wrestling team fell against one of the top small school programs in the state in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Team Sectional at Cadott last week Tuesday. The Norse squared off against the host school and looked to have a chance early on, but they ended up with...
Iffy shooting from the free throw line for the Blair-Taylor High School boys basketball team kept visiting Port Edwards within reach last Tuesday, but late success from the line gave the Wildcats their sixth win in the team’s last seven games. Port Edwards played the Wildcats to a 23-23 tie at the...

            Whitehall’s Norah Youngbauer went in for a layup during their game against Eleva-Strum on Friday.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Offensive struggles continued for the Whitehall girls basketball team last week as they failed to reach 50 points in two losses. The Norse struggled to make shots and with turnovers in a 53-44 loss to Augusta last Tuesday. On Friday, they had similar issues as Eleva-Strum picked up a 65-37 win....
The Arcadia girls basketball team got one win last week, but dropped another in Coulee Conference play. The Raiders had two of their better offensive performances of the season. It was enough to beat Black River Falls 58-53 last Tuesday, but not enough in a 66-54 loss to Gale-Ettrick-Trempeaelau on...
When the whistle blew and the clock started ticking to begin the second half of a Coulee Conference girls basketball game between a pair of rivals at Arcadia High School last Friday, the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School girls basketball team looked as if they had found new energy. The Red Hawks...

            Blair-Taylor’s Samantha Kidd drove to the basket during Friday’s game against Augusta.             (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

The Blair-Taylor High School girls basketball team has reached the 20-win threshold with one week remaining in the regular season after a trio of wins at home last week. Coach Jesse Lien and the Wildcats beat visiting Cochrane-Fountain City last Tuesday before dominating Augusta on Friday and...
Without a full team, the Arcadia gymnastics team couldn’t keep up with West Salem at home last week Monday. One of the better teams in the state, West Salem had a team score of 135.2, finishing with the best scores in all four categories. Arcadia scored a 78.3 with just three gymnasts competing....

            Whitehall’s Brock Johnson tried to secure a pin against Charles Baize of Independence/Gilmanton during the Durand regional on Saturday.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

With more than half the team advancing to the sectional round, the Whitehall wrestling team won the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division Three Durand regional by more than 30 points on Saturday. The Norse scored 219 team points, well ahead of second-place Durand’s 187....

            Devon McCune of Whitehall released a contested shot during their game against Blair-Taylor on Thursday.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

What could’ve been two losses became two wins thanks to strong finishes from the Whitehall boys basketball team. The Norse trailed Fall Creek by six in the second half before coming back for a 77-74 nonconference win last week Monday. On Thursday, they were down 12 with 12 minutes left, but got a...

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