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Other Pierce County school districts announced today they will be closed Monday due to the extreme cold temperatures forecasted. Prescott, Spring Valley, Plum City and Elmwood's school districts announced their closures today, making the announcements on their respective websites and by alerting parents as well. Ellsworth's school district announced they would cancel school yesterday morning. The whole state of Wisconsin is under a Wind Chill Warning as low temperatures into the -minus 20s combined with dangerous wind chill levels has caused schools dsitricts across the state to cance
The Ellsworth High School girls' basketball team is still in search of its first win this season. EHS could not hold onto a halftime lead and lost 48-38 to St. Croix Central Friday evening at EHS. The Panthers led Central 18-16 at halftime and had an 21-16 lead early in the third quarter. But St.
KAUKAUNA - The Ellsworth High School wrestling team currently sits in 16th place in the 26-team Cheesehead Invitational after Friday's first round. The Panthers scored 81 points. The host school and No.
PEPIN - Cheyanne Catura's three-point basket with :.3.9 seconds reamaining in the ballgame gave the Plum City High School girls' basketball team a 62-60 non-conference win over Alma/Pepin Thursday. Catura led all scorers with 20 points. Two of her teammates, Elaina Danzinger and Sarah Gilles both were in double figures scoring as well (16 and 14 points respectively) The Eagles, 1-5 overall, led 29-23 at halftime before the Blue Devils, 2-4 overall, outscored them 39-31 in the second half. Emily Kircher had 19 points to lead Alma/Pepin.
Prescott's Alex Stuhl and Ellsworth's Kelsey Betthauser are the Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week. Stuhl won the 132-pound title wrestling in the Northern Badger Wrestling Classic in River Falls on Dec. 28. Betthauser scored 26 points against Lake City, Minn. to lead all scorers in a non-conference girls' basketball game back n Dec. 27. The Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week awards are sponsored by State Farm Insurance - Denton Achenbach Agency of Ellsworth.
Fresh off of winning the Bi-State Classic, the Ellsworth High School wrestling team isn't resting on its accomplishments, or resting period. This weekend the Panthers are in Kaukauna to take part in the annual Cheesehead Invitational, which brings in some of the top high schools teams from around the country to wrestle against some of Wisconsin's best teams like Ellsworth and strong teams and programs from around the Midwest like Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln or St. Rita's of Chicago and Omaha North. Four teams in the 26-squad meet: Montini, Ill.
CLAYTON - The Spring Valley High School boys' basketball team won twice in the Clayton Invitational this past weekend. The Cardinals defeated Turtle Lake on Friday by a 62-39 score and the SV downed Prairie Farm on Saturday 60-52. The wins improve Valley's overall record to 6-1 before playing its next ballgame vs. 9-2 Prescott in Prescott next Monday at 7:30 p.m.
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Prescott High School boys' basketball team won the South St. Paul Holiday Classic over the weekend. The Cardinals defeated Park High School of Cottage Grove, Minn. 62-50 on Friday and then edged North Branch, Minn. in the championship game Saturday 69-64. The wins improve PHS's overall record to 9-2 before they face Ellsworth in a first-place showdown in Middle Border Conference on Jan. 7 in Ellsworth. Before that game the Cards' will play their final non-conference game Jan. 6 at home vs.
An arctic cold front has shattered the spring-like weather across the state the past few days. The National Weather Service in Sullivan says wind chills of minus-20 to minus-30 degrees dropped the mercury from the 30s to single digits and into the teens. A spokesperson for the service says if you plan on traveling today, take extra time getting to your destination. Roadways will be slippery, especially during the morning hours. ______________________________ Authorities have found the body of an Illinois businessman that had been missing in northwestern Wisconsin since Monday.
RIVER FALLS - The Spring Valley/Elmwood co-op prep wrestling team didn't stumble of ther path they set themselves on to win the Northern Badger Wrestling Classic at River Falls High School. After taking a big lead in Friday's session, the No. 1 ranked Redbirds continued onward to winning the whole meet title along with the Division 2 crown by amassing 301 points. Boyceville was a distant second with 262 points but the Bulldogs won Division 3. Host RFHS won the Division 1 title with 207 points. SVE had 11 of its 14 wrestlers place in the top 12 but just one champion.