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Jim Tait 02/01-02/28/17

home : lt sports : lakeland union high school August 17, 2017


LUHS plans big start to fall sports season on Aug. 18
Lakeland Union High School looks to kick off the fall sports season with a bang this year.

On Friday, Aug. 18, the school will unveil its brand new football field, to be renamed River Valley Bank Field.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

T-Birds show promise in gridiron scrimmage
WAUSAU - Lakeland Union High School got its first taste of live action Friday as a quintet of schools traveled to Wausau West High School for a football scrimmage. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Oestreich takes over LUHS girls' tennis program
Lakeland Union High School finished second in the girls' tennis standings last season, but as the team began the 2017 season on Tuesday, there were changes abound. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 11, 2017

Lakeland girls' swim team gets a shake up
The girls' swimming program at Lakeland Union High School has historically finished in the upper half of the Great Northern Conference, but last season the team took a dip. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 11, 2017

Lakeland 14U ends season with a bang
The Lakeland 14U traveling baseball team ended their 2017 summer season in championship fashion, edging out host Reedsburg 3-2 to win the 30th annual Lenny Alexander Memorial Baseball Tournament held July 21-23.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Fundamentals stressed at Lakeland Girls' Basketball Camp
A week after Lakeland Union High School hosted a basketball camp for boys, it was the girls' turn.

Lakeland, led by varsity head coach Melissa Ouimette, held the T-Bird Girls' Basketball Camp, from Monday through Friday in the school's fieldhouse, with 125 kids attending. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

New turf on track for grand opening
In March, the Lakeland Union High School Board approved a $720,000 joint donation from River Valley Bank and Greg and Darcy Nicklaus to install an artificial turf at the football stadium. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

LUHS students named to WFCA academic all-state team
Lakeland Union High School graduates Dale Kuckkahn, left, and Beau Ertl were named to the 2016 WFCA Academic All-State Team. Members had to be senior football letter winners with a GPA of 3.75 or better. Kuckkahn finished with a GPA of 3.8 and is planning to attend Chippewa Valley Technical College and Ertl had a 3.9 GPA and is set to attend UW-Eau Claire this fall.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Football season begins
We still may be nearly two months from the actual first day of fall and more than a month away from classes beginning, but the high school football season kicked off Tuesday for Lakeland Union High School. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 4, 2017

LUHS holds annual youth basketball camp
Summer means camps for many kids. Day camp, Boy Scout camp or whatever other camp imaginable. This past week, roughly 30 kids entering third grade through ninth grade spent Monday through Thursday at basketball camp. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Field of Dreams
Lakeland Union High School football players help workers install the first portion of the new artificial turf field on Thursday, July 27. The Thunderbirds are scheduled to open the season at home against Hayward on Friday, Aug. 18.


Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Lakeland Senior cruises NWBL Tournament title
MERRILL - Since dropping its season-opener, Lakeland has cruised in the Northwoods Babe Ruth Senior League, losing just one game since then. The Thunderbirds even beat Merrill Red, 7-1, in the regular season title game on July 10. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Lakeland 14U crowned Smalltown Baseball champs
The Lakeland 14U baseball team was crowned 2017 Smalltown Baseball World Series champions Sunday following a 10-5 championship game win over Rockridge, Ill.
Friday, July 21, 2017

Football season draws near as Lakeland holds contact days
The high school football season doesn't officially start until Aug. 1, but Lakeland Union High School got a taste this week with its contact days. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 21, 2017

T-Birds fall short
Lakeland entered Thursday's Northwoods Babe Ruth Prep League first round playoff game against Merrill Gray as an underdog in the brackets, but perhaps not on the field. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Lakeland Seniors pour it on in first NWBL Playoff game
RHINELANDER - Two days after winning the Northwoods Babe Ruth Senior League regular season championship, Lakeland returned to the scene of the crime to battle Tomahawk in the first round of the NWBL Playoffs at Stafford Field. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Lakeland downs Merrill Red 7-1 for Senior League title
RHINELANDER - One week earlier Lakeland's spot in the Northwoods Babe Ruth Senior League championship game was far from certain. On Monday, the Thunderbirds capped off a strong late season run to finish No. 1. (subscriber access)
Friday, July 14, 2017

Lakeland clinches spot in Babe Ruth regular season title game
As the Northwoods Babe Ruth Senior League regular season winds to a close, Lakeland needed to win two of its final three games this week to clinch a spot in the league championship game on Monday. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Lakeland Prep wraps up regular season
Lakeland finished its Northwoods Babe Ruth Prep League regular season schedule this week with a trio of games. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

LUHS taking advantage of summer ice time
Hockey season may be four months away, but Lakeland Union High School took to the ice on Wednesday night at Rhinelander Ice Arena for a summer scrimmage against Rhinelander. (subscriber access)
Monday, July 3, 2017


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