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This volleyball team is now the 2016 West Cove Volleyball League Champions! They have now won the championship title two years in a row. They finished with a season record  of 10-5. Left to right. Evyn Engelhardt (Hitter/setter), Stephanie Richard (back row specialist), Larz Pooler (hitter/b…

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The time for the 2016-2017 bowling league meetings is approaching. If you are ready to dust off your bowling gear and start knocking down some pins, your time has come.

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Rice Lake WI, July 2 – To have first time winners at the halfway point of the racing season is somewhat rare but to have five first time winners on the same night at this late juncture of the season is almost unheard of. However, such was the case Saturday night at the Rice Lake Speedway for…

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On Friday, July 1, the Red Cedar Speedway was able to race for the second week in a row as beautiful weather kicked off the Fourth of July weekend.  Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill and Dick’s RV sponsored the WISSOTA Poly Dome Dirt Track Series sanctioned Street Stocks, Midwest Modifieds, S…

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It’s not every day that a new baseball field hosts its first game. Saturday in Tony was that day. Before a sizeable crowd, the Hayshakers opened their real-life “field of dreams” against members of past Tony teams in an exhibition match. Before the game, Larry Overhagen and Kathy Overhagen M…

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The Central Wisconsin VooDoo, a softball team that boasts two players from Flambeau High School, won the silver bracket of the Eau Claire Fastpitch Classic this weekend after defeating Thorp in the championship game with a score of 10-0.

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    It was an absolutely perfect night for a ball game in Bruce on Saturday, which is good, because other than that, not much went right for the Belters in their contest with the Haugen Knights. Carl Christensen took the mound for Bruce, and started things off with a strikeout. After issuing…

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Rice Lake WI, June 4 – For the second straight week, a wet and dank Saturday caused the racing program at the Rice Lake Speedway to be canceled due to all the precipitation and wet grounds. Track management held out as long as possible on Saturday, but when the storms hit at mid afternoon, t…

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On Friday, May 20, the Red Cedar Speedway invited traveling modifieds and allowed them to run an unsanctioned event for increased pay sponsored by Mars Racing and Keyes Chevytown USA. Four classes of cars were in attendance as the WISSOTA Poly Dome Dirt Track Series sanctioned Midwest Modifi…

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On May 05 in Jim Falls, Wisc. Eagle Valley Speedway presented double features in four classes of cars as part of their Thursday night racing program. Gorgeous weather greeted the race fans as the Hornets, EVS Pure Stocks, and the WISSOTA Poly Dome Dirt Track Series sanctioned Street Stocks, …

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Rice Lake WI, May 7 – Three more new winners emerged in racing action Saturday night at the Rice Lake Speedway as the track was able to complete its fourth race of the year without any weather issues. Ryan Viltz came from the fourth row to top the biggest individual field of the year, thirty…

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The Rice Lake Speedway Hall of Fame committee recently met and selected their nominees to join the Rice Lake Speedway Hall of Fame. The 2016 group with be the sixth group of inductees elected to join the Hall. As in previous years, voting was conducted in two categories. One group will consi…

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The Kipsters, gymnasts from Duetsch’s Gym in Rice Lake, traveled to Madison to participate in the Dairy-Aire meet.

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The Ladysmith Sixth Grade Girls Travel Basketball Team participated in the Wisconsin State Invitational Championship Tournament in Manitowoc and Merrill on February 20 and 21. This tournament, which was organized by The Great Northwest Basketball League, brought together 79 of the top commun…

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Wrestling Fans can mark their calendars on Saturday, March 5 for the Rice Lake Rumble. Minnesota Pro Wrestling is returning to Rice Lake, Wisc. for an evening of intense, action packed entertainment for all ages. The Rumble will take place in Rice Lake at the Elks Banquet Hall, located at 36…

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While the Rice Lake Speedway had one of its best seasons in recent memory in 2015, drivers who raced at the track also recorded some outstanding achievements.

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The Flambeau Area Swim Team (F.A.S.T.) opened their 2015-2016 season by hosting a sprint meet on Saturday, Nov. 14. The meet featured 13 teams from the Central Wisconsin Swim Conference, with more than 300 athletes participating.  F.A.S.T. had 50 athletes entered in the meet. For several, it…

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The gymnasts from Deutch’s Gymnastics Training Center traveled to Chippewa Falls for “Tumble in the Valley.” The Kipsters took to the vault, bars, beam, and floor to impress the judges and earn high scores.

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There were 108 golfers trouncing the greens at the Lake Holcombe Lions annual Bob Stahl Golf Tournament. The event was deemed a success by the golf committee.

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In 1975, a man by the name of Larry Quinn won the WISSOTA Pure Stock points championship. Exactly forty years later to the day his grandson won that very same racing class.

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West Cove lanes will be holding informational meetings for their variety of leagues beginning on Aug. 23. If you are not already part of a league, you may attend any of the league meetings and a spot will be found for you. If you have a team, you can come to a meeting as well. If you are una…

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The rain-delayed AFCO Race of Champions night was held Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Rice Lake Speedway, with the winners qualifying for the Race of Champions event to be held in September during the WISSOTA 100 at the Dakota State Fair Speedway in Huron, S.D.

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The Tri-County 7-9th grade softball season came to a close and the final game was played between Flambeau 1 and Flambeau 2 at the High School softball field. The players looked like they had a lot of fun, but they didn’t seem to let the fact that they were playing future teammates deter them…

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Hannah Ludescher, incoming Flambeau senior, recently participated in the Pony League 18U Eastern Zone Fastpitch National Tournament in Sterling, Virginia with her summer traveling softball team, Central Wisconsin VooDoo.

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On July 10 in Menomonie, two Johnson Motors Super Stocks heats were won by Mike Anderson and Eric Olson as Rick Hallquist and Olson paced the feature field.  Olson drove to the lead as Anderson went to the high side and chased in second. Anderson drove to the lead but a spinning Chad Gullixs…

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Nothing has changed in the standings of the Red Cedar Men’s Fastpitch League after eight weeks of play. The Minor Division’s V & M Bar and the Major Division’s Twin Pines Taxidermy continued winning.

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It was an interesting day for baseball. Rain was coming down in sheets, and not three minutes later the sun would be shining on the county I field. Lucky for the Glen Flora Gators, and the Flambeau Falcons minor league baseball teams, the rain stopped just in time for the two undefeated armi…

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When fans first arrived to Bruce Park to enjoy a baseball game between the Bruce Belters and the Tony Hayshakers, they were greeted by a relentless sun which was in the process of setting in a perfect line with the pitchers mound and home plate. While beautiful, it made it very hard to see w…

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Brian Wilmot, Coach of American Legion Post 64 Ladysmith, WI Baseball Team receives a $1385 check for team sponsorship from members of the Post. Wilmot also received a $500 check as a generous donation to the team from Gordon & Eleanor Malaise of Ladysmith.

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It is not very often that a school can say it produced an NFL player. It is even more rare where a school can say they produced a ten year NFL veteran. Now, that retired NFL veteran is coming home and  returning the favor.

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On April 25 at Deutsch’s gymnastics training center, a competition called the “Smile On” meet was held in Rice Lake. One of the competitors, Ella Luettgerodt of Bruce performed very well. Luettgerodt took second place overall with a score of 35.9 in level three. First place scored 35.95. She…

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The Tony Hayshakers hosted the St. Croix Falls Bandits for a double header on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Both games ended in a 5-4 Hayshaker win but the story of each game was completely different. In the first game of the day, Jordan Bainter took to the mound and pitched a great five i…