The Tomah High School spring sports season begins Monday, March 5 with the start of boys and girls track and field practice.

Jessa Von Haden returns for her fourth season as coach of the girls team, and Jon Heesch begins his first season with the boys team. Heesch also coached the boys and girls cross country teams last fall and led the Tomah boys to their highest Mississippi Valley Conference finish since 1997 and the girls to their best finish since 2001.

The first track and field meet of the season is Tuesday, March 20 at St. Mary’s College in Winona, Minnesota, where the Timberwolves will compete in an indoor invitational hosted by Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School. The field includes Bangor, Ellsworth, La Crosse Central and Sparta.

On Tuesday, March 27 the Timberwolves head for Menomonie for an indoor invitational at the University of Wisconsin-Stout hosted by Barron High School.

The outdoor opener is Tuesday, April 3 at Holmen, and the Earl Gatzke Invitational is Friday, April 20 at E.J. McKean Field.

Practice for the softball squad coached by Dan Wall begins Monday, March 12. The softball season opens at home Tuesday, March 22 with a nonconference contest vs. Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau at 4:30 p.m. at Gerke Field.

The first practices for baseball and girls soccer are Monday, March 19, and boys golf and boys tennis conduct their first practices Monday, March 26.

A preview of the THS spring sports season will be printed in the April 6 Tomah Journal.


Tomah Journal editor

Steve Rundio is editor of the Tomah Journal. Contact him at 608-374-7785.

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