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Luke Fischer runs with the ball for the Lincoln Hornets in their road game against Owen-Withee Oct. 7. Fischer had one catch for eight yards. 

     The Lincoln Hornets football team was unable to upset the No. 3-ranked Owen-Withee (OW) in eight-player football Oct. 7. Lincoln fell against OW 51-6 in a Central Wisconsin Conference (CWC)-East battle.      OW broke open the game by scoring 31 unanswered points in the first quarter. OW added...

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Emma Lanier bumps the ball for one of her Melrose-Mindoro Mustangs teammates in their home game against Whitehall. Lanier had four digs.

     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs volleyball team ran into trouble on its home court against Whitehall Oct. 4.      Whitehall held just a 9-7 lead in the first set when Whitehall took a timeout. The Mustangs were outscored 16-6 for the rest of the set to lose the set 25-13.      MM jumped out...

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Aeron Hanson works the ball upfield for the Black River Falls/Melrose-Mindoro Tigers in their game against Coulee Christian/Providence. Hanson had one assist.

     The Black River Falls/Melrose-Mindoro (BRF/MM) Tigers soccer team picked up its first win of the season last week.      BRF/MM defeated Wautoma/Wild Rose 2-1 Oct. 4.      Avalon Falcon had one goal and one assist. AJ Mouradian had one goal. Aeron Hanson added one assist. Goalie Noah Hanson had...

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Ty Zeman looks for an open receiver for the Melrose-Mindoro Mustangs in their home game against Independence/Gilmanton. Zeman completed seven of 17 passes for 147 yards.

     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs football team traveled to take on Pepin/Alma (PA) in a Dairyland Conference game Oct. 7. The Mustangs saw their two-game winning streak come to an end with a 59-8 loss.      MM entered the game with a 2-5 overall record and a 2-4 conference record. PA came in...
     The Melrose-Mindoro (MM) Mustangs cross country team traveled to Arcadia Saturday, Oct. 8, for an invite.      For the girls, MM finished second out of six teams that placed.      Claire Becker led the Mustangs by finishing first overall out of 63 runners with a time of 20:28. Emma Rozek...

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Abby Thompson sends the ball over the net for the Blair-Taylor Wildcats in their game against Lincoln. Thompson had 55 digs and eight kills. 

     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats volleyball team had a busy week last week with action in four games. BT started the week with a road trip to take on Durand-Arkansaw (DA) Monday, Oct. 3.      BT lost to DA 3-2. BT won the first set 25-19. DA responded by winning the second set 25-20. The...
     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats football came away with a big road win in Dairyland Conference play, as BT defeated the Cochrane-Fountain City (CFC) Pirates 31-17 Oct. 7.      CFC entered the game undefeated with a 7-0 overall record and a 5-0 conference record. BT came in the game with a 4-3...
     The Blair-Taylor (BT) Wildcats cross country team traveled to Onalaska Luther for a meet Monday, Oct. 3.      BT’s boys finished sixth out of eighth.      Kristoffer Sandal led the way for the Wildcats by finishing second with a time of 16:54.6. Delorean Peterson was 11th with 18:01.3, Jacob...
     The Black River Falls (BRF) Tigers football team did not have the road trip it hoped for, as BRF fell to West Salem 41-0 Oct. 7.      West Salem came in the game with a 6-1 overall record and was 5-0 in the Coulee Conference. BRF entered the game 1-6 overall and 0-5 in conference play.     ...
     The Black River Falls (BRF) Tigers volleyball team had a pair of Coulee Conference matches last week, taking on Luther and Westby.      BRF traveled to face Luther Oct. 4. The Tigers lost the match 3-0. No scores or stats were reported.      The Tigers then hosted Westby Oct. 6.      BRF edged...

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