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Lakeland 12U All-Stars win two at District Tourney
The Lakeland Little League All-Stars recently competed in the district 4 tournament. Team members are (front row, from the left) Kyle Dengston, Cody Schneider, Parker Biertzer, Brandon Boh, and Kade Sloan; (back row) coach Sivert Lung, Mason Wolfe, Nick Kizorek, Dawson Black, Michael Campbell, Zach Hayes, Isaac Lung, and head coach Scott Biertzer.Contributed photograph

The Lakeland Little League All-Stars recently competed in the district 4 tournament. Team members are (front row, from the left) Kyle Dengston, Cody Schneider, Parker Biertzer, Brandon Boh, and Kade Sloan; (back row) coach Sivert Lung, Mason Wolfe, Nick Kizorek, Dawson Black, Michael Campbell, Zach Hayes, Isaac Lung, and head coach Scott Biertzer.

Contributed photograph

The Lakeland Little League All-Stars did something this summer that is believed to have never been done before in program history: win two games at the district tournament. (Public access)


Friday, July 18, 2014


Snowhawks take down the Brick, 18-5

What had been a close game after three and a half innings Monday night at Snowshoe Park in Lake Tomahawk turned into a blowout, as the Snowhawks scored 12 of the last 13 runs to claim an 18-5 win over the Brick from Rhinelander. (Subscriber access)


Friday, July 18, 2014

Busy week for 89ers leads to .500 record after six games

The Minocqua American Legion Post 89 baseball team had a busy five-day stretch where they played six games, coming away with a 3-3 record for their efforts to see their season record advance to 8-9. (Subscriber access)


Friday, July 18, 2014

Lakeland Babe Ruth Preps fall in league title game

The Lakeland Babe Ruth Prep baseball team found itself facing the undefeated team from Merrill last Wednesday in the league tournament championship game, and despite losing 8-0, their coach said it was the team’s best showing of the season. (Public access)


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Trigs again a major sponsor of Dr. Kate Pro-Am on Aug. 4

The 29th annual Dr. Kate Hospice Pro-Am Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Aug. 4, at the Minocqua Country Club. (Public access)


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Lakeland Little League honors top fundraisers

The winners of the 2014 Papa Murphy’s Coupon Sales Challenge were announced before the start of the Minor’s championship game last week at the Minocqua Sports Complex. (Public access)


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Snow Hawks earn split against Chicago All-Stars
The two snowshoe baseball games the Lake Tomahawk Snow Hawks played against the Chicago All-Stars softball team have grown to become one of the highlights of the season for fans, and the games played July 4 and 7 certainly lived up to those expectations. (Subscriber access)
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Post 89 falls in 14-inning marathon to Rhinelander, loses to Merrill in seven
The Minocqua American Legion Post 89 baseball team played two games before the Fourth of July break, dropping both. On Monday, June 30, they fell 12-10 to Rhinelander in a 14-inning game, then fell to Merrill 10-2 two days later to put their season record at 5-6. (Subscriber access)
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Muggy Buggy at Minocqua Winter Park draws nearly 300 entrants
Nearly 300 people from about a dozen states – and two countries – spent a sunny Saturday morning at Minocqua Winter Park for the 7th Annual Park City Credit Union Muggy Buggy Fun Run. (Public access)
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Quality Equipment downs Everest Custom Homes
Last Wednesday evening was a picture-perfect day for the Lakeland Little League Minors Division to wrap up the 2014 season. (public access)
Monday, July 7, 2014

Snow Hawks go 2-0 after dropping Happy Daze 17-7
The Lake Tomahawk Snow Hawks snowshoe baseball team came out on top 17-7 over the squad fielded by Happy Daze last Monday in the second game of the season. (Subscriber access)
Monday, July 7, 2014

Grand Champions: River Valley Bank wins Little League majors crown
Last Tuesday, the hard work of an entire Little League season came down to one game for the squads from River Valley Bank and Save More as they squared off for the Lakeland Little League Majors championship at the Minocqua Sports Complex. (Public access)
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Snowhawks open 53rd season with 13-6 win
Once again, Lake Tomahawk solidified its claim as the “Snowshoe Baseball Capital of the World” Monday evening when the Snowhawks opened their 53rd season of hijinks on the sawdust of Snowshoe Park with a 13-6 win over the squad from Smiley’s Pub. (Public access)
Friday, June 27, 2014

89ers win three of four games in last weekend's Rebel Invite
The Minocqua American Legion Post 89 won the last three games it played in last weekend’s Rebel Invite at Rhinelander’s Hodag Field after seeing their opener against Tomahawk slip away in the bottom of the seventh and final inning. (Subscriber access)
Friday, June 27, 2014

89ers fall to Tomahawk, split DH with Phillips
The Minocqua American Legion Post 89 baseball team played three games last week, a long game against Tomahawk Monday on the road before hosting Phillips in a doubleheader Wednesday. (Subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Area Special Olympians compete in State Summer Games
Seven area Special Olympics athletes qualified for the State Summer Games held in Stevens Point on June 6 and 7. (Public access)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Lee Christensen Celebration of Life Golf Scramble
A golf scramble will be held in honor of Lee Christensen Friday, June 27, at the St. Germain Golf Club.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Late rally not enough, Wood Ducks fall to Rib Lake 13-8
Despite a ninth inning rally that saw Minocqua send 10 batters to the plate, and score five, the Wood Ducks fell to the visiting Rib Lake Osprey 13-8 at the LUHS baseball field Sunday. (Subscriber access)
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Father Dodge Council hosts inaugural benefit for Wounded Warriors
The Father Dodge Council 7827 in Woodruff held its inaugural Wounded Warriors benefit at Trout Lake Saturday, June 14, with all of the proceeds going to the Wounded Warriors. (Public access)
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Runners brave mosquitos, threat of rain to complete fourth annual Devil's Elbow Run
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Area Lions Clubs brave wind, cold for 7th annual golf scramble

Although the weather wasn’t the typical mid-June warmth ideal for golfing, area Lions and other golfers gathered last Thursday for the 7th Annual Northwoods Golf Scramble and Silent Auction hosted by the Hazelhurst Lions Club and Trout Lake Golf Club. (Public access)


Monday, June 16, 2014

89ers even record with eight-inning win over Medford
After falling victim to a Rebel mauling in their season opener at Rhinelander last Monday, the Minocqua Post 89 American Legion baseball team traveled to Medford Friday and proved they could hang with the best of the area teams. (Subscriber access)
Monday, June 16, 2014

Boulder Junction Chamber announces new triathlon for 2015
The Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that a new triathlon scheduled to make its debut next year will become the first of five events in the 2015 Northwoods of Wisconsin Tri-Master Series. (Public access)
Monday, June 16, 2014

GNC All-Conference teams announced

Several members of the spring sports teams at LUHS earned spots on the rolls of All Great Northern Conference teams for their performance on the field. (Public access)


Thursday, June 12, 2014

Ottoson takes 20th at state in shot put
The lone member of either LUHS track and field team to earn a berth in the Division I state championships held in La Crosse last weekend, Ellie Ottoson, finished 20th in the shot put with a 34’8.5” throw. (Subscriber access)
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Minocqua Post 89 handed 11-1 loss in season debut
It was a rough season debut for the Minocqua Post 89 American Legion baseball team Monday night when they traveled to Rhinelander, coming home with an 11-1 loss in four-and-a-half innings. (Subscriber access)
Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Minocqua Island Swim Challenge returns June 21
There’s still time to register for the 2014 Minocqua Island Swim Challenge. (Public access)
Thursday, June 12, 2014

GNC All-Conference teams announced
Several members of the spring sports teams at LUHS earned spots on the rolls of All Great Northern Conference teams for their performance on the field. (Public access)
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

A tale of OT games: LUHS season ends with two double OT thrillers
The LUHS girls’ soccer team was no stranger to overtime, or ties, during their 2014 campaign. They played in a total of six overtime games, four of which went double overtime, while five ended in tie games. (Public access)
Monday, June 9, 2014

T-Bird golfers see 'Cinderella season' end at Cumberland sectional
At the start of the season, LUHS golf coach Kim Wasserburger and his team had just one goal – win the Great Northern Conference. (Subscriber access)
Monday, June 9, 2014

Wood Ducks fall to Interwald 10-3 in 7 innings
What do you do when you arrive at a baseball game with only eight players, as the Minocqua Wood Ducks did for their game against Interwald Sunday at Rib Lake Field? (Subscriber access)
Monday, June 9, 2014

LUHS tennis team ties for runner-up at sectional
The LUHS boys’ tennis team’s Cinderella season came to an end at the Kohler Sectional Thursday, as the boys finished in a tie with Xavier for runner-up honor. (Public access)
Friday, June 6, 2014

Thunderbird baseball season ends with 7-6 loss in extras
Despite outhitting their first round regional opponent 12-6, key Lakeland errors allowed Wittenberg-Birnamwood to take a 7-6 win in eight innings, ending the T-Birds’ baseball season Tuesday. (Subscriber access)
Friday, June 6, 2014

T-Bird booters close out regular season with 2-1 loss to Pines

The LUHS girls’ soccer team finished the regular season Monday with a 2-1 loss at Northland Pines to settle for third place in the great Northern Conference. (Subscriber access)


Friday, June 6, 2014

Ride for Wildlife set for August 16
Before your summer schedule gets full, be sure to mark your calendars for a fun day to support the Northwoods Wildlife Center. The Center is having their first Ride for Wildlife event Saturday, August 16, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., on the Bearskin Trail in Minocqua. 
Friday, June 6, 2014

Registration open for Bear Cupboard Run
The fifth annual Bear Cupboard Run, sponsored by the Lakeland Pantry, will take place Saturday morning, July 19, on the scenic Bearskin Trail.
Friday, June 6, 2014

Ottoson takes third in shot, qualifies for state
Junior Ellie Ottoson turned in a season best performance Friday at the WIAA Division I Track and Field sectional at Stevens Point in the shot put, good enough for third place and a trip to next Friday’s state championships at UW-La Crosse. (Public access)
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Golf team third at regional, advances to sectional
The LUHS golf team will kick off sectional play Tuesday morning at Cumberland Golf Course with a trip to the state tournament next Tuesday at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison on the line. (Subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

T-Bird booters get two wins as season winds down
After a cold, damp season that was late to start, the LUHS girls’ soccer team finally saw some warm, sunny weather last week for a pair of road games. (Subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Lions hosting golf scramble to benefit Lions camp
“We still have spots open for four-member teams in our 7th annual Northwoods Golf Scramble,” Hazelhurst Lions event coordinator Gene Smith announced Thursday.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

T-Bird tennis team advances nine of 10 to sectional
After taking third in the Great Northern Conference, the LUHS tennis team moved on to the Xavier sub-sectional Tuesday in Appleton, hoping to get at least some of its players through to the Kohler sectional on Thursday. (Subscriber access)
Friday, May 30, 2014


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