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For the first the Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling co-op program has reached the top of the state high school wrestling polls. Both in Crossface Magazine and on Wisconsin Wrestling Online, The Redbird program is ranked No. 1 in Division 3. SVE is 6-0 overall in dual meets ad is fresh off of winning the top pool at the Dells Duals Classic last weekend. Tonight the Redbirds will take on Clear Lake in a rematch of the team sectional finals in Spring Valley. The meet begins at 7 p.m. Clear Lake is ranked No.
PRESCOTT - Eau Claire Regis's prep boys basketball team outscored Prescott 23-12 in the fourth quarter to upset No. 10 ranked Prescott 63-55 at The Nest Tuesday evening. The Cardinals held a slight 43-40 lead in what was a close ballgame from the start until the Ramblers, 5-4 overall, took control of the game around the 5:00 of the fourth quarter. Regis also outscored PHS badly from the free-throw line by a 16-3 margin. Regis's 6-6 junior forward Billy Wampler led all scorers with 19 points.
The Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week are Plum City's Cheyanne Catura and Spring Valley's Derek Huebel. Catura scored 20 points plus in two games last week and her...
PRESCOTT - Prescott High School's girls basketball team got win one last week as they downed Osceola at home Friday 36-27. The Cardinals, 1-2 overall, did almost half their scoring from the foul line where they went 17-for-32. While it wasn’t a sizzling effort from the line it sure beat Osceola 4-for-13 showing. Although PHS has struggled to score so far this season, their defense has been consistently good.
BYRON, Minn. - The Ellsworth High School wrestling team finished second at the Scharberg Memorial meet held Saturday. Ellsworth's only loss was to Kasson-Mantorville, Minn., ranked No. 3 in Minnesota Class AA by a 39-22 score in the third round of the five-team meet. The No. 2 ranked Panthers topped the host Bears 54-13 along with WEM/JWP co-op team 54-21 and Dover-Eyota, Minn. in the final round 39-24. EHS has a 5-1 overall record and wrestles at New Richmond Thursday.
WISCONSIN DELLS - The Spring Valley/Elwmood prep wrestling team won the top level pool at the Wisconsin Dells Dual Classic held at the Chula Vista Resort Saturday. The No. 4 ranked Redbirds defeated No. 9 Sparta 50-21, Wausau West 37-23, No. 3 ranked Amery 34-23, MIneral Point 49-13 and West Salem/Bangor 52-18. SVE's record is perfect 6-0 overall. SVE had four unbeaten wrestlers in meet.
SPRING VALLEY - Plum City High School's girls basketball team won its first game of the regular season Friday 58-40 over Spring Valley. The Blue Devils were back at full strength and at full strength against the Cardinals was Cheyanne Catura. The Dunn-St. Croix Conference's leading scorer poured in a game-high 27 points for the Blue Devils, 1-4 overall and 1-3 in the D-SC. Emily Boisen led Spring Valley with season-high 20 points. Also in D-SC action from last evening, St.
Structures in East End Park in East Ellsworth are wrapped in lights to illuminate the Christmas season throughout all of Ellsworth.
Ellsworth High School's varsity boys and girls basketball teams played back-to-back in the EHS new gymnasium against Amery Friday. The Panther girls lost 39-24 but the boys’ team beat the Warriors 49-42 Ellsworth's girls’ team fell behind and could never generate the offense needed to catch up. The Panthers trailed 13-9 late in the second quarter but a three-pointer near the end of the first half put the Warriors up by seven at half. EHS came no closer than six in the second half.
Spring Valley and Plum City high schools were both winners in a night of boys basketball action in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference. Valley improved to 2-1 in the league with a 59-43 win over Boyceville and PC reached the .500 mark overall after an 0-3 start and above .500 in the league by outlasting Glenwood City 50-47. SV had three players in double figures led by Zac Webster's 17 points.