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A pair of strong defensive performances helped the Arcadia boys basketball team to two wins last week. The first win was one in which the Raiders held Westby down in both halves to pick up a Coulee Conference victory, 41-36. The second was  44-29 win over Winona Cotter, a game that was added to the...
After a loss to conference-leading Blair-Taylor that snapped a four-game winning streak, the Independence girls basketball team rebounded with a convincing win over Eleva-Strum last week. The loss to B-T (see story elsewhere in Sports) was a tough one for the Indees as they stuck with the Dairyland...

Chris Killian of Independence dove for a loose ball during their game against Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran last week.            (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Defense was a problem for the Independence boys basketball team early last week, but they got it together by the end of the week as they picked up a win. The Indees got out to a big lead last week Monday against Alma/Pepin, but they weren’t able to hold the lead as the Eagles surged for a 64-50 win...
Despite resting their top individual performer, the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro/Cochrane-Fountain City gymnastics co-op came away victorious last Monday at Westby. Abby Miller did not compete with what GMC head coach Kelly Pfennig described as “ongoing back issues.” Nevertheless, the...
An already turbulent season for the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau boys basketball team sustained another blow last week, as a COVID-19 exposure will reportedly shut seven players down for two weeks. The exposure stemmed from last Monday’s win over Viroqua, after which an undisclosed number of Blackhawks...

Chloe Wagner of Blair-Taylor shot a jumper during the Wildcats' win over Independence last Tuesday.    (Times photograph by Zac Bellman)

The Blair-Taylor girls basketball team earned two wins last week by vastly different margins over Gilmanton and Independence to increase their Dairyland Conference lead. Last Monday, the Wildcats blew out the Panthers in the first half and did not look back. The following day in a matchup of two...

Blair-Taylor’s Matthew Brandenberg released a three pointer during their game against Alma Center Lincoln last week.           (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Another three wins in the Dairyland Conference have the Blair-Taylor boys basketball team surging towards the end of the season. The Wildcats tallied three wins that all came with margins of 15 points or more last week, despite playing two of three on the road. The week began with a win over...

            Arcadia’s Nora Bergerson competed on the bars during their dual against Westby on Friday.          (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

It was close, but the Arcadia gymnastics team came away with a nearly five-point win over. Arcadia finished with a higher score on the uneven bars, balance beam and flour routine as they snuck out a 108.225-103.675 win over Westby at the Wanek Center in Arcadia on Friday. The Raiders were scheduled...

Curt Mosely of Whitehall attempted a takedown as Independence/Gilmanton’s Gabe Rombalski fought him off during their match at the Independence regional on Saturday.        (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

The area will be well-represented at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division Three sectional as 17 wrestlers from Whitehall, Blair-Taylor and Independence/Gilmanton combined to advance. That group includes seven wrestlers from Whitehall, including five who took first place at...

Justice Vaaler of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro attempted to pin his opponent during the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division Two Regional in Arcadia on Saturday.        (Times photograph by Zac Bellman)

Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro emerged as Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association regional champions for the third-straight year on Saturday, tallying 255 team points en route to victory. The Titans topped Ellsworth’s 232.5 points, West Salem/Bangor’s 207.5, Prescott’s 102.5,...

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