HOLMEN -- There is no way to tell which player will step forward for the Holmen High School volleyball team when everything is on the line.
ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School football team wanted to run the ball on Friday night.
TREMPEALEAU — Jamie Richardson’s life has featured several gut-punching times, some intense physical rehabilitation periods and some unbelievably happy and memorable occasions. Through it all, one thing has remained firmly in place — his passion for fishing.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Big plays in all three phases of the game were the difference Thursday as the Holmen football team was shut out by Chippewa Falls 41-0 in the season opener for both teams.
“We’ve got some unknown guys that I think people are going to catch on to pretty quick, which sometimes it’s good to be a little under the radar,” coach Tom Yashinsky said.
For some of us, hearing waves crash against a beach or the sun setting over a perfectly calm lake provides the solitude, the tranquility necessary to recharge our minds and bodies.
The three-day event is being held on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus. Here are stories, photos and videos showcasing some of the best athletes across the state.
MIDDLETON, Wis. -- The Sun Prairie softball team spent the first two weeks of the season putting the pieces together.
BARABOO — Late-game magic carried the Middleton High School baseball team to the WIAA Division 1 sectional championship game Monday night.
HOLMEN — Bridgette Torud stood in the batter's box with the first real chance to break open a scoreless game on Monday afternoon and looked for the right pitch to take advantage.
HOLMEN — The Holmen High School softball team swept G-E-T by scores of 3-2 and 7-5 in a nonconference doubleheader on Thursday.
HOLMEN — The Onalaska High School boys and girls won MVC track and field championships Friday at Empire Stadium in Holmen.
ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School boys golf team emerged from a deep pool of local talent to win the WIAA Division 1 Onalaska Regional at the La Crosse Country Club on Wednesday.
HOLMEN — Junior Sam Dobbins shot the low round, and the Aquinas High School boys golf team won a team championship at the WIAA Division 3 Onalaska Luther Regional at Drugan's Castle Mound on Tuesday.
Matt Thomas has accomplished quite a bit in basketball from Onalaska High School to Iowa State University to Spain to the NBA.
ONALASKA — The Holmen High School boys golf team made a big jump in winning an MVC meet at the Golf Club at Cedar Creek on Wednesday.
Walsh Golf Center’s men’s golf league tees off this Thursday, April 22, and runs through Labor Day. Players of all abilities are welcome. Join when you can; play when you can. The $50 league fee includes weekly hole contests and prizes, as well as the end-of-the-year banquet.
HOLMEN — The weight of the victory on Friday wasn't lost on Sam Barnett.
BEAVER DAM, Wis. — Hitting errors can be a fickle thing in the game of volleyball.
He’s been told his first present when he was born was a fishing pole, perhaps setting the tone. When a kid, he says all he could think about was someday being a professional fisherman.
Finding a quick advantage can be key to transitioning through the unique experience of a five-game football season.
The Onalaska High School boys basketball team was one of the state’s best in Division 2 all season and finished as the state runner-up after losing its only game of the season to Pewaukee in the WIAA championship game.