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SPRING VALLEY - The No. 3 ranked Spring Valley/Elmwood prep wrestling team defeated No. 7 Boyceville 34-31 Thursday in front of a big crowd at Spring Valley High School. SVE took a 20-9 lead after both Mike Roesler and Ethan Hofacker got pinfall victories over their Boyceville opponents. But the Bulldogs, 7-4 overall and 0-1 in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference, came back with a pin at heavyweight and a forfeit win at 106 pounds to lead 21-20.
NEW RICHMOND - The Prescott High School girls basketball team won its second straight game by defeating New Richmond Thursday. The Cardinals downed the Tigers 47-34 to improve to 3-6 overall and 3-3 in the Middle Border Conference. PHS downed Ellsworth back on Tuesday. Prescott had three players in double figures led by Mariah Krings and Olivia Rohl's 13 points while Amanda Murphy finished with 10 points. The Cards' next game is at Amery on Tuesday.
The No. 2 ranked Ellsworth High School wrestling team edged New Richmond at home Thursday 36-30 in a Middle Border Conference dual meet. The Panthers recorded two key wins at 182 and 195 pounds which, along with a pair of forfeits at 106 and 113, gave EHS a 36-15 cushion that was enough to offset the Tigers' wins in the last four matches of the dual. The meet started at 160 pounds. Getting those big wins at 182 and 195 were Lucas Weighart at 182 and Rhett Borth at 195. Borth scored a pinfall as did Josh Hines at 160 pounds and Cole Skelton at 126.
The Ellsworth and Spring Valley/Elmwood prep wrestling teams return to the mat Thursday evening with a pair of important dual meets in Pierce County. Both meets will begin at 7 p.m. At Ellsworth, the No. 2 ranked Panthers will wrestle New Richmond. Both teams are unbeaten in the Middle Border Conference at 3-0. New Richmond is also undefeated in dual meets as they went 5-0 in its pool at the Wisconsin Dells Duals Classic.
The Ellsworth School Board discussed the parameters of a levy override proposal at a special meeting of the board held Tuesday evening. The board plans on putting levy override proposal...
The first win for the Ellsworth High School girls' basketball team will have to wait again as Prescott held off the Panthers for a 51-43 win Tuesday in Ellsworth. A three-pointer by Edin Hines put the Panthers in front 37-36 midway through the fourth quarter. But Prescott outscored EHS 14-7 the rest of the way led by baskets and made free-throws by point guard Mariah Krings, forward Olivia Rohl and 6-0 center Jennifer Kleinschmidt.
Boys basketball Glenwood City 65, Spring Valley 49 Alma/Pepin 74, Elmwood/Plum City 65 Wrestling Baldwin-Woodville 39, Prescott 36 Wisconsin boys' high school basketball Adams-Friendship 41, Mauston 39 Albany 55, Barneveld 53 Alma/Pepin 74, Elmwood/Plum City 67 Almond-Bancroft 57, Tigerton 9 Altoona 79, Durand 65 Amherst 53, Wisconsin Rapids Assumption 48 Appleton West 58, Appleton North 43 Appelton Xavier 70, Winneconne 61 Arcadia 57, West Salem 38 Ashwaubenon 46, Green Bay Notre Dame 39 Bad
EAU CLAIRE - A seven-point fourth quarter lead wasn't safe for the state's No. 1 ranked team in Division 3 prep boys basketball. Prescott was outscored 15-7 in the final eight minutes by No. 3 Eau Claire Regis and the unbeaten Ramblers won at home 49-45 Tuesday. Regis's Billy Wampler scored 11 of his game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter and teammate Logan Rohrscheib had four of his 18 points. No one else for Eau Claire scored more than five points. And no one for PHS scored in double figures.
PRESCOTT - The Prescott High School boys' basketball is the new No. 1 team in the state in Division 3 The unbeaten Cardinals, 9-0 overall, rose to the No. 1 spot in both the AP media poll and the state's coaches' poll . Both polls were released today. PHS will put that ranking on the line this evening against No. 3 ranked Eau Claire Regis in Eau Claire. The Ramblers are also unbeaten, 8-0 overall. They're led in scoring by Division I recruit Billy Wampler.
The Ellsworth Village Board unanimously approved the site and building plans of Countryside Cooperative Inc. for its property on 610 E. Main St. in East Ellsworth along with a resolution allowing for the rezoning of properties at 662 and 666 E. Main St., which are also part of the Co-op’s building and site plans. The board did so at its monthly meeting Monday evening in the Village Hall. All members were present. Countryside wishes to build a new 5000-sq. foot travel center with new gas pumps and canopy on the site of its existing convenience store and gas station.