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Maya Waddell of the Melrose-Mindoro/Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau Titans scores the go-ahead goal to give the Titans a 2-1 lead with under two minutes left in the Titans’ playoff game. The Titans won 2-1. 

     The Melrose-Mindoro/ Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau (MM/GET) Titans girls soccer team began the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Division 3 playoffs with a home game. MM/GET was the No. 4 seed and faced off against No. 5 seed Hayward Thursday, May 30.      Neither team scored in...

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Tavian Shramek of the Blair-Taylor Wildcats fires a pitch in the Wildcats’ 1-0 win over Port Edwards in the second round of the regional playoffs May 28. 

     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats baseball team continued its playoff season last week. BT began the week by hosting Port Edwards (PE) in the second round of the regionals Tuesday, May 28.      PE was the No. 6 seed and BT was the No. 3 seed. The game was a defensive battle from start to finish,...

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Madalynn Frederixon of the Blair-Taylor Wildcats slings a pitch in the Wildcats’ sectional playoff game against Eleva-Strum May 28. 

     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats softball team hosted Eleva-Strum (ES) for the Division 4 Sectional 3A semifinal game Tuesday, May 28. BT was the No. 3 seed and ES was the No. 5 seed.      BT was held hitless in the game, as ES defeated the Wildcats 2-0. ES scored both of its runs in the top of...
     Two local athletes ended the 2024 track and field season by competing in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association state championship, which was held at La Crosse May 31 and June 1. Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustang Claire Becker and Lincoln Hornet Felicity Frey each competed in the...
     Two Black River Falls (BRF) Tigers boys golfers competed in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 sectionals at Rice Lake Tuesday, May 28.      Wyatt Madvig and Calvin Lakowske qualified for sectionals individually with their respective performances at regionals.     ...

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Anna White of the Blair-Taylor Wildcats makes contact with a pitch in the Wildcats’ playoff game against Bangor. White drove in four runs in the Wildcats’ 17-7 win.

     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats softball program earned its seventh consecutive regional championship. The streak started back in 2017.      BT entered the playoffs as the No. 3 seed in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Division 4 Sectional 3A playoff bracket. BT hosted...

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Hailey Hiles of the Melrose-Mindoro Mustangs swings at a pitch in the Mustangs’ playoff game against Eleva-Strum May 23. Hiles went 2-4. 

     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs softball team had its season ended in the regional championship game.      MM began the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) playoffs as the No. 1 seed in the WIAA Division 4 Sectional 3A playoff bracket. MM hosted No. 8 seed Osseo-Fairchild (...

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The Black River Falls Shooting Tigers competed at Manitowoc May 16-19. Pictured (l-r) are Owen Zenz, Jordyn Olver, Sawyer Ewing, Bailey Goldsmith and Cullen Flake. 

     The Black River Falls (BRF) Shooting Tigers traveled to Manitowoc for an Invitational Thursday, May 16, and Saturday, May 18.      BRF competed in the 100 trap singles.      In the intermediate/entry level class, Brock Bucholz shot 68. Lee Iverson shot 61, Shane Bucholz shot 58 and Crispin...

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Madison Eberhardt, Jackson County Wildlife Fund social media director, presented coach Tracy Brown of the Melrose-Mindoro trap shooting team a check to support the kids’ shooting team.

     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) trap shooting team is finishing up its eighth year. MM has 54 student-athletes between grades 6-12 on this year’s squad.      The Melrose Rod and Gun Club is the home base to the team and also handles all of the coaching and fund raising duties. The team is finishing...
     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs track and field team has one athlete advancing to the state track and field championships. Claire Becker, a senior, qualified for state in the girls 800-meter run event by finishing fourth at sectionals.      MM first traveled to Onalaska Monday, May 20, for...

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Maya Waddell of the Melrose-Mindoro/Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau Titans scores the go-ahead goal to give the Titans a 2-1 lead with under two minutes left in the Titans’ playoff game. The Titans won 2-1. 

     The Melrose-Mindoro/ Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau (MM/GET) Titans girls soccer team began the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Division 3 playoffs with a home...

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