Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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PHOENIX - Less than two weeks ago the Minnesota Lynx handed the Phoenix Mercury a 99-79 loss at the Target Center. Tonight, this time in Phoenix, the Lynx will try...
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HOUSTON - The Milwaukee Brewers got crushed 10-to-1 by the Astros in Houston last night. The Crew again took sole possession of last place in the National League Central, as...
BAY CITY - Bay City topped Osceola 4-1 at Hortenbach Park Sunday and kept themselves in contention for a division title. The Bombers held s slight 1-0 lead until the seventh inning when Steve Bowe clobbered a bases loaded double into centerfield that brought home three runs. The Braves plated a run in the eighth but the Bombers held their end up thanks to relief pitcher Cole Kuesel earning the save and right fielder Bump Ulvenes catching three fly balls in Osceola's last at bat. Although BC lost to Prescott Saturday, their win over the Braves puts them at 5-1 in the St.
APPLETON - A big inning for Green Bay Notre Dame put the WIAA Division 2 State Baseball Tournament semifinal game in their favor over No. 6 Ellsworth Wednesday. The Tritons, 14-10 overall, scored three runs in the fifth inning to beat the Panthers 4-1 and advance to this afternoon's state final to play No. 2 ranked Lodi, who beat No. 7 Waupun in the other semifinal game.
By a 4-3 vote Monday, the Ellsworth Village Board rescinded the ordinance requiring 2,000 persons per Class A license within the village. The tie vote of the board was broken by Village President Gerald DeWolfe. He stated, before the vote was taken, he was in favor of removing the ordinance. "It's a new millenium and I think it's time we move forward with this," DeWolfe said.
The shortened 2013 spring prep sports season calls for experienced teams and athletes to make up the difference in lack of games.
The Ellsworth Village Board unanimously agreed Monday to amend a developer's agreement which will push back the opening of the new McDonald's Restaurant to August. The developers, Phyllis and Daniel Acker of Stanley, had requested the change as a contingency. They still hope to have the building open by July, as construction on the Midway project has been slowed down due to continued cold weather well past the first day of spring. The board set April 20-27 for village's spring clean-up. The village demo site will be open from noon-8 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m.