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Division 2 is where the action will be at for this year’s Bi-State Classic, one of many holiday tournaments and games Pierce County prep teams will be taking part in between Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Division 2 field in the 56-team Bi-State Classic is loaded with ranked teams, including No. 1 Two Rivers, No. 2 Ellsworth, No. 3 Luxemburg-Casco and No. 10 Mauston.
PRESCOTT - When a college football team is invited to a postseason bowl game, one of the perks of invitation is the NCAA allowed gifts which go to the participating squads. “They gave us Galaxy tablets, an engraved belt buckle and a watch,” Jake Filkins said.
PLUM CITY - The 35th edition of Plum City High School's Alumni Band Night took place Friday evening before the Plum City vs. Elk Mound boys basketball game in PCHS gymnasium. Retired PCHS band director Merlyn Aude conducted the mass band of current and former band members before another big crowd in this annual tradition.
PRESCOTT - The Prescott High School girls and boys basketball teams were both victorious Friday evening in games against Somerset. The PHS boys defeated the Spartans 57-45 at home while the girls team won at Somerset 42-35. The win for the Prescott boys keeps them undefeated in the Middle Border Conference at 4-0, tied for first place with Ellsworth (both teams will square off on Jan. 7). The No. 10 ranked Cardinals are 7-2 overall. The PHS girls evened their MBC record at 2-2 after Friday win, 2-3 overall.
SPRING VALLEY - Handy Andy Park along the Eau Galle River in Spring Valley has a color display of Christmas lights put up and sponsored by the Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Ellsworth High School's girls basketball team had one of its better games on offense this season, but it's defense gave up 65 points in a 65-40 loss to Durand Friday...
PLUM CITY - It was Alumni Band Night at Plum City High School Friday but the music wasn't easy listening for the Blue Devil boys' basketball team. In one of its worst defeats in school history, PC was beaten 79-24 by undefeated and No. 6 ranked Elk Mound. While EM's big 6-7 center Dexter Curry scored 12 points it was guard Zach Doll who did the most damage to the Devils as he scored a game high 27 points. The Mounders made nine-three pointers in the ballgame.
ELMWOOD - A strong defensive effort by the Spring Valley High School boys' basketball team helped the Cardinals win their third game in a row Friday by a 58-21 score over rival Elmwood. Thew tone for the game was set right in the first quarter as SV outscored the Raiders 15-3.
DURAND - A 24-11 third quarter scoring margin proved the difference for the Ellsworth High School boys basketball team, as they defeated Durand 54-44 for their best Middle Border Conference start since the turn of the century. Ellsworth is atop the league standings with a 4-0 record, 4-2 overall. EHS trailed at halftime 23-20. Chrystian Kulow led Ellsworth in scoring with 18 points. Logan Armstrong finished with 14 points and teammate Kyle Murphy added 11 points. EHS is off until Dec.
Three Pierce County prep wrestling teams were victorious in dual meet action Thursday evening, the final action before the holiday break. Spring Valley/Elmwood put it's No. 1 ranking on the...