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After suffering a nine-point loss to Onalaska, the Arcadia girls basketball team got back on track with three wins last week. The loss to Onalaska on Feb. 1 ended a four-game winning streak, but the Raiders rattled off three straight last week, starting with a 66-37 win at Altoona last Monday. The...

Riley Orsch of Whitehall attempted to secure a pin while Independence/Gilmanton’s Gavin Bragger fought to get out of his grasp during their match at the Dairyland Conference duals in Whitehall on Thursday. (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

Facing a two-point deficit with the Dairyland Conference championship on the line, the Whitehall wrestling team won three of the final four matches to defeat the defending conference champions and win the 2019-20 DC crown. The Norse put themselves in a match for the championship by defeating...

    

 

For the second time in less than a week the Whitehall girls basketball team defeated Alma/Pepin, but they dropped three other games last week. Whitehall’s week got off to a tough start with a 42-29 loss to Alma Center Lincoln on Monday, but they rebounded with a 44-32 win over A/P on Tuesday. That...

James Breska of Whitehall went up for a layup as Arcadia’s Michael Schweisthal  attempted to block his shot during their game last week Monday.  (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

After a slow start to the season, the Whitehall boys basketball team has caught fire and officially became a contender in the Dairyland Conference Large Division last week. The Norse started the week by overcoming a slow start for a 61-56 non-conference win over Arcadia. They moved into second...

(Times photograph by Zac Bellman)

A battle of two of the area’s top wrestling programs lived up to the billing as Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro hosted Holmen at G-E-T last Tuesday. The match came down to the final class as a narrowly-avoided pin by a freshman Titan made the difference in a 34-31 win. G/M earned their...

Creed Brenner of Independence put up a shot in the lane during their game against Augusta last week.

(Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

After beginning the week with a blowout win, the Independence boys basketball team suffered two double-digit losses. The Indees had their second-highest point total of the season in a 74-49 non-conference win over Coulee Christian last week Monday. On Tuesday and Thursday, however, they were held...

Cassy Schmitz of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau eyed the basket while guarded by a pair of Viking defenders during the Red Hawks' 50-41 loss to Holmen last Tuesday.

(Times photograph by Zac Bellman)

The first week after an injury to one of their leading scorers was a rough one for the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau girls basketball team. A Red Hawk team that looked to be turning the corner with five-straight wins in January has now dropped four straight, including three last week on the road in...

Kyle Scherr of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau rose for a layup during the Red Hawks' loss to West Salem on Friday. (Times photograph by Zac Bellman)

The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau boys entered last week very much in control of their own destiny in the Coulee Conference, but now find themselves relying on help and looking ahead to postseason seeding. The Red Hawks faced the top two teams in their conference while entering the week in a three-way...

James Breska of Whitehall went up for a layup as Arcadia’s Michael Schweisthal attempted to block his shot during their game last week Monday. (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy)

The week looked like it was going to get off to a good start for the Arcadia boys basketball team, but they lost an early lead and ended up with two losses. The Raiders were in complete control leading Whitehall 17-4, but the Norse chipped away and tied the game by halftime before winning 61-56 (...
Playing without one of the team’s few seniors, the Independence girls basketball team struggled on the road early last week before ending with a close win against Whitehall. Independence couldn’t get its offense going without Brianna Truog — second on the team in points and rebounds — in the lineup...

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