Sports

While news of a potential return to professional sports lingers like a long-awaited sunrise on the horizon of this dark night, it is worth asking: what will a return to local sports look like for the Trempealeau County area? Let me preface this discussion by stating that I am not a health expert....

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Former Division One college basketball player and 1970 Whitehall High School graduate Ralph Rasmuson freely admits he was never the tallest, strongest or most talented player on the basketball court in college. However those disadvantages came with an edge of their own. “I always carried an...
Teams in the Chippewa River Baseball League are still planning on playing this summer, but the season won’t begin until June and will consist of 10 regular season league games.  All games in April and May were cancelled when Gov. Tony Evers issued his extension of the Safer at Home order in mid-...
There won’t be any high school baseball this year after the American Legion Department of Wisconsin (WALBA) cancelled the 2020 season last week due to concerns related to COVID-19.  The legion season typically took place during the summer months, with the state tournaments slated for late-July. The...
They won’t have senior seasons, but that doesn’t mean area softball players can’t be all stars.  The Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association (WFSCA) recently announced the 2020 Senior All Stars, a group of players that includes four players from Blair-Taylor, three from Arcadia, two from...
The life cycle of a Wisconsin Most Valuable Player in the national sports media landscape is truly astounding at times. From undervalued talents to being almost reluctantly accepted as superstars, we have now reached what appears to be the final step in a Wisconsin MVP’s journey of stardom, trade...

Blair-Taylor senior Lauren Steien was one of 32 student athletes across the state honored by the WIAA as a scholar athlete.  (File photo) 

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) recognized Blair-Taylor’s Lauren Steien among a field of 32 Scholar Athlete finalists in a press release on April 23. Steien has accumulated seven varsity letters in swimming and diving as well as softball over her four years at B-T. She has...

Arcadia High School senior Linzy Sendelbach was among 32 student athletes the state honored by the WIAA as a scholar athlete.  (File photo)

Arcadia’s Linzy Sendelbach was honored as one of four Division Two girls and 32 high school student athlete finalists across the state for the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (WIAA) Scholar Athlete Award. Sendelbach is the fifth recipient of the honor in school history since the...
An iconic clip resurfaced on my social media in the aftermath of the Green Bay Packers drafting the potential future of their franchise in Jordan Love last week. In it, a middle-aged Packers fan sternly addresses then-Packers general manager Ted Thompson at some fan signing that appears to be in...
In the aftermath of Gov. Tony Evers’ extension of the Safer at Home order to May 26, the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Board of Control voted last week to cancel 2020 spring sports regular seasons and tournaments. The cancellation comes in conjunction with Evers’ order for...

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