The Tomah High School winter sports season starts Monday, Nov. 5 with five sports holding their first practices.

Practices begin for girls basketball, boys and girls bowling, gymnastics, the Tomah/Sparta boys hockey co-op and the Black River Falls/Tomah girls hockey co-op.

The Black River Falls/Tomah girls hockey co-op is based in Black River Falls with its practices and home games at the Lunda Center. The one exception is a Dec. 8 contest against Fond du Lac that will be played at Tomah Ice Center.

The Tomah-Sparta boys hockey co-op is based in Tomah and will practice at Tomah Ice Center. It will be the first season that Tomah and Sparta will join together as a co-op.

Opening practices for boys basketball and wrestling are Monday, Nov. 12.

The first game action of the season is Thursday, Nov. 15, when the girls basketball team travels to Menomonie for a nonconference game. The girls open the home portion of their season Tuesday, Nov. 20 against Osseo-Fairchild.

On Friday, Nov. 16, the boys basketball team hosts Reedsburg for varsity and varsity reserve scrimmages starting at 5 p.m.

Both the boys and girls hockey teams host holiday tournaments the weekend of Nov. 23-24.

A complete preview of the winter sports season will appear in the Nov. 30 Tomah Journal and on

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

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