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     The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) announced its 2022 WFCA Academic All-State teams. The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats football team had two seniors earn Academic All-State recognition.      “The WFCA would like to recognize those individuals and teams, regardless of win-loss...
     The Dairyland Conference has announced its All-Conference selections for the 2022 volleyball season. The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats had athletes make All-Conference.      BT, led by head coach Tasha Becker, went 19-7 overall and 9-1 in conference play. The Wildcats finished second in the...

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Lilly Radcliffe goes for a kill for the Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs in a game earlier in the season. Radcliffe had five kills in MM’s playoff loss against Westby.

     The hard truth of sports once playoff time comes is that one team advances while the other team sees its season, and all the hard work that went with it, come to an end. The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs volleyball team saw their season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs last...

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Lillian Dockerty jumps up to spike the ball for the Lincoln Hornets in their playoff game against Eleva-Strum.

     All good things come to an end eventually. The Lincoln Hornets volleyball team had its 2022 end in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Division 4 sectional 3A regional final game. Lincoln entered the playoffs as the No. 2 seed and started with a home game against No. 7...

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Ruby Paul runs for the Lincoln Hornets at the Dairyland Conference cross country meet Oct. 13. Paul ended her cross country career by finishing 46th at the Division 3 sectionals meet at Osseo with a time of 23:29.3.

     The Lincoln Hornets cross country team traveled to Osseo for the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Division 3 sectional meet hosted by Osseo-Fairchild (OF) Friday, Oct. 21. Division 3 cross country had eight total sectional competitions across the state. Twenty-one teams...

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Abby Thompson hits the ball over the net for the Blair-Taylor Wildcats in their first-round playoff game against Whitehall Oct. 18. 

     After a great season that saw the Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats volleyball team come within a loss from winning the Dairyland Conference championship, BT had its season ended in the regional semifinals of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Division 3 sectional 1B bracket....

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AJ Mouradian leads the Black River Falls/Melrose-Mindoro Tigers on the attack in a game earlier in the season. 

     The Black River Falls/Melrose-Mindoro (BRF/MM) Tigers soccer team’s season came to an end Tuesday, Oct. 18. BRF/MM entered the playoffs as the No. 17 seed and played at No. 16 seed Jefferson.      BRF/MM lost the game 2-0. No stats were reported from the game.      The Tigers end the 2022...
     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs cross country team traveled to Osseo for the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Division 3 sectional meet hosted by Osseo-Fairchild (OF) Friday, Oct. 21. Division 3 cross country had eight total sectional competitions across the state....
     The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin (GCAW) announced its list of Academic All-State honors.      Three Black River Falls (BRF) Tigers girls golfers were named as honorees. Natalie Gaier, Haylie Schmidt and Joanie Strelow all received honors. Schmidt and Strelow received the designation...
     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats football team ended its 2022 season with a 52-20 playoff loss against River Ridge (RR) Friday, Oct. 21. BT entered the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Division 7 sectional 1B playoffs as the No. 5 seed. The Wildcats traveled to take on No. 4...

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