As the weather stays cold, the action stays hot as a busy week of Chippewa County moves one week closer to the playoffs. Here's what you need to know about a busy week of action.
The junior's heart was also full watching friend and teammate Jack Opperman return from a serius spine injury for the Blackhawks' win over Portage on Friday
DEFOREST — Eight games in two days.
The McDonell girls basketball team held off a late Bloomer rally for a 57-54 win on Saturday at McDonell, moving the Macks into a tie with Osseo-Fairchild atop the Western Cloverbelt Conference standings with five league games to go.
Erik Petrowski and Ryan Beranek each earned runner-up finishes for the Chi-Hi boys swimming team on Saturday at the Husky Invitational hosted by the Eau Claire Alliance.
The Cadott wrestling team crowned three champions on Saturday as the Hornets earned a team championship at the Raider Challenge. Brayden Sonnentag, Tristan Drier and Gavin Tegels each won their respective weight classes to lead the way as the Hornets.
Statewide basketball scores and local box scores from Saturday's prep action. The McDonell and Lake Holcombe girls basketball teams were among the winners.
Photos from Saturday's prep girls basketball contest between McDonell and Bloomer at McDonell.
Photos from Saturday's Eau Claire Alliance Husky Invitational boys swimming meet in Eau Claire. Chi-Hi and Menomonie were among the teams to compete.
Carsen Hause scored the first 10 of his game-high 20 points early as the Stanley-Boyd boys basketball team bested Cadott 55-39 on Friday evening. The win moves the Orioles into a tie atop the Western Cloverbelt standings with Fall Creek.
Photos from Friday's prep boys basketball contest between Stanley-Boyd and Cadott in Stanley.
The Bloomer boys basketball team dealt Western Cloverbelt Conference leading Fall Creek its first league loss of the season Friday with a 47-38 victory. Domanyck Schwarzenberger had a team-high 13 points for the Blackhawks and Connor Crane added 11 points.
Statewide basketball scores and local box scores from Friday's prep action.
Dow sat down to discuss several topics, including the upcoming debut of the girls wrestling championship, Title IX and growing participation across the state.
The Cadott wrestling team won 12 of 14 matches overall in a 66-9 Cloverbelt Conference dual win over Bloomer/Colfax on Thursday in Cadott.
The Stanley-Boyd girls basketball team picked up its first Western Cloverbelt Conference win of the season Thursday and did so at a rival's expense, besting Cadott 63-41. Lily Hoel and Jessica Hazuga each scored 17 points for the Orioles.
Local box scores and statewide results from Thursday's prep action.
Photos from Thursday's Cloverbelt Conference wrestling dual between Cadott and Bloomer/Colfax in Cadott.
The future Badgers tight end made history at Monroe last week, but he wasn't alone.
Bridger Fixmer made 36 saves in net as the Chi-Hi boys hockey team earned a 1-0 shutout victory over Superior on Tuesday evening at Chippewa Area Ice Arena. Mason Johnson's goal late in the first period was the lone score of the game for either team.
Photos from Tuesday's prep boys hockey contest between Chi-Hi and Superior at Chippewa Area Ice Arena.
The Cadott girls basketball team dealt Osseo-Fairchild its first defeat of the season on Tuesday in a 66-61 Western Cloverbelt Conference triumph. Lauryn Goettl had a game-high 30 points including four 3-pointers in the victory for the Hornets.
Local box scores and statewide results from Tuesday's prep action.
Chi-Hi wrestler David Hughes is off to a 19-3 start to the his senior season, a feat coach Steve Anderson said is a testament to his work ethic and drive.
The McDonell girls basketball team maintained its number three spot in the latest Associated Press Division 5 state poll, released on Tuesday.