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Haylie Schmidt makes contact with a pitch for the Black River Falls Tigers in their home game against Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau May 12. Schmidt went 3-4 with three runs batted in.

     The Black River Falls (BRF) Tigers softball was back in action last week looking to get back in the win column. BRF traveled to take on Coulee Conference opponent Viroqua Monday, May 8.      BRF struck first by scoring two runs in the top of the first inning. Viroqua eventually tied the game...

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Anthony Oldendorf hurls a pitch for the Blair-Taylor Wildcats in their 14-1 win against Lincoln May 9. Oldendorf lasted five innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out four.

     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats baseball team had several Dairyland Conference games last week. BT hosted the Lincoln Hornets Tuesday, May 9, for a doubleheader.      BT had the bats going, as the Wildcats combined to outscore Lincoln 29-2 in both games.      The Wildcats got started right away...

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Lindsay Steien of Blair-Taylor (BT) hits a pitch in BT’s 13-0 win against Lincoln May 9. Steien went 2-3 with two runs batted in and two stolen bases. 

     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats softball team began last week with a home doubleheader against Dairyland Conference opponent the Lincoln Hornets Tuesday, May 9.      BT was strong in every facet of the game, as the Wildcats outscored Lincoln 34-0 in both games. The Wildcats also had zero errors...

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Jace Paul slings a pitch for the Lincoln Hornets in their game against Blair-Taylor May 9. He surrendered five runs on four hits over five innings, striking out five and walking three.

     The Lincoln Hornets baseball team had a full schedule of Dairyland Conference games last week. Lincoln started with a road doubleheader against the Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats Tuesday, May 9.      Lincoln struggled to get the offense going, as the Hornets scored two runs combined in both games...

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Ava Cummings of the Lincoln Hornets swings at a pitch in the Hornets’ game at Blair-Taylor. 

     The Lincoln Hornets softball team began last week with a doubleheader on the road against Dairyland Conference opponent the Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats Tuesday, May 9.      BT won the first game 13-0. The Wildcats scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning, two runs in the second inning...

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Harper Clason (l) waits on deck while Gunnar Swiggum shoots for the Black River Falls Shooting Tigers over the weekend.

     The Black River Falls (BRF) Shooting Tigers competed at the Northern Wisconsin Invitational Friday, May 12, and at the Wausau Sporting Clays Shoot Saturday, May 13.      At the Northern Wisconsin Invitational, Sawyer Ewing shot for 78 points in the intermediate/advanced class.      In the...
     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs track and field team hosted the Dairyland Conference meet Thursday, May 11.      Both the Mustang boys and girls finished third out of 10 teams.       In the girls 100-meter dash, Brooke Wagner finished sixth in the finals with a time of 13.93.      For the...
     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs softball team looked to keep the winning streak going last week, as MM had four games. MM hosted Independence/Gilmanton (IG) Monday, May 8.      MM got on the board in the bottom of the first inning with three runs. The Mustangs got started with two walks to...
     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs baseball team was busy with Dairyland Conference games last week. MM started the week with a road game against Augusta Tuesday, May 9.      Both teams were strong on the mound, but it was Augusta that pulled through to score the only two runs of the game....
     The Lincoln Hornets track and field team traveled to Melrose-Mindoro Thursday, May 11, for the Dairyland Conference meet.      Lincoln’s boys finished 10th out of 10. The Hornet girls took ninth out of 10.      In the girls 100-meter dash, Felicity Frey finished fifth with 13.84.      For the...

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