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While a bad first quarter gave New Richmond control of the game from start to finish, the Ellsworth High School girls' basketball team prevented the contest from being the blowout...
SPRING VALLEY - It was right about the time of the final dual meet of regular season when the signs made themselves know that the young Spring Valley/Elmwood prep wrestling team had hit that proverbial wall. A rally by Boyceville handed SVE its only Dunn-St. Croix Conference dual meet loss 33-30 and forced a tie that season for the league title between the Bulldogs and Redbirds.
Dunn-St. Croix Conference prep boys and girls basketball teams from Pierce County were beaten in conference and non-conference games Thursday evening. Elmwood's boys basketball team had a another competitive effort but again came up short. The Raiders lost at home to undefeated Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran 52-42 stay wiunless for the season so far. Elmwood's Levi Wolf had 22 points to lead all-scorers but the Lancers had more balanced scoring wwith three players in double figures. All three of the county's D-SC girls teams were beaten last night.
Both of Pierce County's Middle Border Conference prep wrestling teams began their seasons Thursday with conference dual meets. No.2 Ellsworth was big 69-7 winner over Somerset at home while Prescott...
The Ellsworth Invitational high school wrestling meet reaches its golden anniversary this weekend and the question is whether the host Panthers can hold onto the gold. Ellsworth has won the last 10 Ellsworth Invite titles in a row and 36 in the duration of the tournament. The Panthers, ranked No.
PRESCOTT - Paul Johnson believes this could be one the best Prescott High School wrestling teams since the turn of the century, when the Cardinals won their last conference title back in the Dunn-St. Croix in 2000. But the fourth-year PHS head grappling coach has to keep his fingers crossed and knock on plenty of wood when he says this, because any bought of injury or illness with small, 14-person team and the hopes and expectations for this season will go right up in smoke. “We obviously have to stay away from injuries and illness, ineligibility” Johnson said.
It's a part of the sport to be sure, but one that was tough to experience. Ellsworth High School wrestler Jens Lantz, three-time state champion and Division I recruit injured his shoulder on the first day of practice back on Nov.
Plum City's Sarah Gilles and Ellsworth's Kyle Murphy have been named Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week for their achievments during prep action last week. Gilles was Plum City's leading scorer and the kept the Blue Devils in the ballgame against Glenwood City Muphy helped Ellsworth overcome the loss of two starting players in helping the Panthers beat Baldwin-Woodville 47-44. The PCH Athlete of the Week awards are sponored by State Farm Insurance - Denton Achenbach's Ellsworth agency.
The Prescott High School boys basketball team won its second game in 24 hours as they topped Baldwin-Woodville at home Tuesday by a 61-46 score. The two wins (PHS beat Cannon Falls on Monday 58-42) give the Cardinals the best record in Pierce County among prep basketball teams at 4-1.
ELMWOOD - Despite trailing 11-0 in the first half and not scoring a singler basket until the 5:09 mark of the second quarter, the Plum City High School boys basketball team was still able to edge Pierce County rival Elmwood 50-48 in an intense and exciting (in the second half ) Dunn-St. Croix Conference ballgame Tuesday evening. PC went ahead 50-48 when Nash Gilles sank to free throws with :11 seconds remaining.