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     The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro/Cochrane-Fountain City (GMC) gymnastics co-op team traveled to Tomah for a meet Saturday, Dec. 16.      GMC finished third out of eight teams with a score of 127.150, just behind Marshfield’s 130.975.      On the vault, Taylor Gallup led GMC with a...
     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats wrestling team was busy with action in three days last week. BT began the week with a trip to Osseo-Fairchild (OF) Tuesday, Dec. 12.      BT defeated OF 28-24.      Billy Miller, Ben Lien and Jackson Shramek won by fall in their respective 144-, 165- and 285-...
     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats girls basketball team returned to action with two Dairyland-Large Conference games. BT traveled to take on Whitehall Tuesday, Dec. 12.      Whitehall opened the game by going on an 8-0 run in the first couple minutes of the game. BT got on the board when Andrea...
     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats boys basketball team continued its slow start to the season, as the Wildcats dropped two games last week.      “We are struggling right now to be consistent in what we do,” commented BT head coach Randy Storlie. “We will keep after it and get this thing turned...
     The Black River Falls (BRF) Tigers boys basketball team had just one game last week. BRF traveled to take on Coulee Conference opponent Viroqua Thursday, Dec. 14.      BRF got on the board first to start the game, as Zillmer found a hole in Viroqua’s zone defense inside the paint. Zillmer...

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Zowie Hunter of the Black River Falls (BRF) Tigers co-op races out ahead of everybody else for a shot at the goal in BRF’s 3-1 win Dec. 5. Hunter had one goal. 

     The Black River Falls (BRF) Tigers girls hockey co-op with Granton, Melrose-Mindoro, Neillsville, Sparta, Tomah and Whitehall had three games last week. BRF hosted Wisconsin Valley Union (WVU), a co-op with Assumption, Amherst, Stevens Point, Waupaca and Wisconsin Rapids Tuesday, Dec. 5.     ...

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Stephen Werre of the Lincoln Hornets drives to the basket in Lincoln’s road game against Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran Dec. 5. Werre had 10 points, five rebounds and three assists.

     The Lincoln Hornets boys basketball team was busy with three games last week. Lincoln began the week with a Dairyland-Small Conference match against Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran (ECIL) Tuesday, Dec. 5.      Lincoln started the game off well, as the Hornets built up a double-digit lead. The...

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Ethan Kniseley leads the Blair-Taylor Wildcats on a fast break in the Wildcats’ home game against Melrose-Mindoro Nov. 30. Kniseley had 14 points. 

     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats boys basketball team earned its first win of the season last week. BT traveled to take on Dairyland-Large Conference foe Augusta Tuesday, Dec. 5.      BT was able to create a lead in the first half, as the Wildcats took a 32-25 lead into halftime. The Wildcats...

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Ava Cummings brings the ball up the court for the Lincoln Hornets in their 62-34 win over Gilman. Cummings led Lincoln with 18 points, making eight free throws. 

     The Lincoln Hornets girls basketball team was busy with three games last week. Lincoln looked to bounce back from a pair of losses the previous week.      The Hornets hosted Gilman Monday, Dec. 4.      Gilman opened the game by building a 5-1 lead. Lincoln responded by going on a 10-2 run to...

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Calysta Bautch (r) of the Melrose-Mindoro Mustangs drives by a Whitehall defender Dec. 7. Bautch led the Mustangs with 17 points in their 53-38 win. 

     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs girls basketball team had two games last week, with one being a non-conference match and the other being a conference match. MM hosted Aquinas Monday, Dec. 4.      MM got out to a slow start and was unable to recover. Aquinas took a 51-14 lead into halftime....

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