Sports


Drew Anderson of Ffats Brewing swung on a pitch during the Dairyland Fastpitch Softball League semifinal game in Ettrick last Thursday.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

            A walk-off home run on Thursday night gave the La Crosse Classics/Wason’s Supper Club team the Dairyland Fastpitch Softball League title as they finished undefeated in league play this season.             It looked as if Wason’s was going to be in trouble despite finishing the regular...
            While I know that just as the sun will rise tomorrow, the public shaming monster will have found a new victim by the time this column publishes, I want to pause on a story from last week.             Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman took the heat off the players in the...

The Arcadia football team was the last Times'-area team to compete in the WIAA State Championship game. The Raiders won't be playing this fall, however, as the Coulee Conference teams decided to push football off until the spring. 

            Announcements from the Dairyland and Coulee Conferences this past week indicate both will pursue fall sports in the coming weeks, with the exception of football in the Coulee.              The Dairyland issued a release on behalf of all of their member schools saying football,...
              In a season with numerous uncertainties, the area cross country teams are returning a number of talented runners looking to have success in 2020.             Among the teams is the 2019 Coulee Conference championship Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau girls team.             The Red Hawks are...

Coach Mike Sobotta addressed his team during its first practice at the Arcadia golf course on Monday morning.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

              While the only area golfer to qualify for the 2019 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Championships graduated, both the Arcadia and Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau teams are returning athletes who competed at last year’s sectional meet.             Arcadia’s Rylee Haines...
              Osseo’s first loss came at the worst time as the Merchants season was ended in the second round of the Wisconsin Baseball Association playoffs on Saturday.             The Merchants improved to 13-0 on the season with a 4-2 win over Gildden in the first playoff game, but struggled to...
              While approaching a group of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau seniors I had grown familiar with through attending dozens of their athletic events over the past three-plus years, my mind raced rapidly thinking of what to say.             Prior to the cancellation of the spring high school...
                Blake Thiesse was on a mid-week road trip to Missouri while pitching for Upper Iowa University when the COVID-19 pandemic brought the sports world to a screeching halt in mid-March.             “On the bus we started reading about people like (Utah Jazz center) Rudy Gobert and...
In a step toward a potential fall high school sports season in the Coulee Conference, member district superintendents passed a planning concept Monday for conducting fall sports with a delayed start date. Under the proposal, “low risk sports” as determined by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic...
It is truly astounding when a professional sports league, instead of being the reward for a functional society, has to be the example of one. The National Basketball Association announced this past week, their first week of regular season games since isolating their players in a bubble in Orlando...

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