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Four T-birds compete in New Balance Nationals track meet
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The Lakeland boys 4x800 relay team of Jack Garcia, Darius Diver, Kieran Mullen and Kav FitzPatrick ran in the New Balance Nationals track meet in Greensboro, North Carolina on Saturday, June 18.
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The Lakeland boys 4x800 relay team of Jack Garcia, Darius Diver, Kieran Mullen and Kav FitzPatrick ran in the New Balance Nationals track meet in Greensboro, North Carolina on Saturday, June 18.
While the high school track season finished up in La Crosse two weeks ago, members of the Lakeland track team traveled to Greensboro on Saturday for the New Balance Nationals meet. (subscriber access)
Friday, June 23, 2017


Snowhawks top Happy Daze and rain in season opener
The snowshoe baseball season opener for the Lake Tomahawk Snowhawks ended in victory, if only slightly soggier than when it began.

Taking on Happy Daze, the Snowhawks battled through the rain to a 18-1 victory Monday at Snowshoe Park. (subscriber access)

Friday, June 23, 2017

Lakeland Babe Ruth teams each earn wins
Lakeland had a chance to continue its ascension in the Northwoods Babe Ruth Senior League standings at the beginning of the week with two scheduled games.

Monday's game at Crandon, however, was rained out. Still, with a home game against Rhinelander Black on Tuesday, Lakeland could pull within a half of a game of first place. (subscriber access)

Friday, June 23, 2017

LUHS golf caps season with surprise state trip
Completing one of the strongest seasons in years, the Lakeland golf team capped off its season as far as anyone could go - the state meet at University Ridge. While the team didn't finish as well as it hoped, it was by no means a low point of the season.

Here are five key points from the 2017 T-Bird golf campaign. (subscriber access)

Friday, June 23, 2017

T-Bird tennis builds for future seasons
While it wasn't always easy, the Lakeland boys' tennis team hurdled through difficulties to end the 2017 season on a high note. It took the challenges it faced head on and found ways through some of them throughout the short spring schedule. (subscriber access)
Friday, June 23, 2017

Bear Cupboard Run celebrates eighth year
The countdown is on with just three weeks until the 8th annual Bear Cupboard Run (BCR), Lakeland Pantry's largest yearly fundraiser. Saturday morning, July 15, a half marathon, 5K run, 5K walk, and a 1.6K fun Cubby run will take place with other BCR race activities based at Minocqua's Torpy Park.
Friday, June 23, 2017

13th annual Freedom 5K Fun Run kicks off St. Germain Independence Day celebration July 2
The town of St. Germain will kick off its Independence Day celebration on Sunday, July 2, with the 13th annual Freedom 5K Fun Run. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. with race day registration and check in from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m.
Friday, June 23, 2017

Lakeland Basketball Camp set for July
Lakeland varsity boys' basketball coach, Rich Fortier, will be holding a summer basketball camp for students entering grades 3 to 8. This year's camp will run from Monday, July 24 through Thursday, July 27. The cost for the Lakeland Basketball Camp is $50. Contact Fortier at 715-892-7343 or rich.fortier@avwschool.org for registration information.


Friday, June 23, 2017

Hole in one
The first hole in one of the year at Pinewood Country Club was recorded on Saturday, June 17. Carol Naze, pictured, used her 9 iron at Hole 3 while playing with her husband Greg.
Friday, June 23, 2017

Babe Ruth: Lakeland seniors blank Laser Pros
A pitcher's duel turned into an offensive onslaught for Lakeland during a Northwoods Babe Ruth Senior League game against the Rhinelander Laser Pros on Thursday evening. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Minocqua Island Swim Challenge returns on June 24
On Saturday, June 24, over 100 swimmers will compete in the 1-mile or 400-meter open water swim challenge at Torpy Park, in downtown Minocqua. The event is presented by Ministry Health Care, part of Ascension and organized by the Oneida County Public Safety Dive Team with the help of the Minocqua-Lakeland Breakfast Rotary Club. The Swim Challenge returns for the sixth year.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Support for Sight fundraiser
Support for Sight, a nonprofit organization created by 10 Lion and Lioness Clubs in Vilas and Iron counties to help people with sight-related problems in the counties, held the 3rd annual Support for Sight fundraiser golf scramble on Sunday, June 4, at Tahoe Lynx Golf Course in Mercer.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Post 89 splits four games at Rebel Invite
RHINELANDER - The Minocqua Post 89 legion baseball squad headed into the weekend's Rebel Invite red-hot, earning 15 hits in back-to-back games.

Minocqua cooled off at the dish in its four games at Stafford Field, amassing just 28 hits total. Yet, the 89ers were able to earn a split. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Grasse holds off Aho for Modified win at Eagle River Speedway
For the last three weeks, Jerry Grasse and Jesse Aho have been battling it out for the WISSOTA Midwest Modified win at Eagle River Speedway.

After losing to the reigning track champion in the previous two encounters, Grasse finally got the last laugh Friday and took the checkered flag in the main event.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Post 89 clubs Eagle River in five innings
After managing just four hits in the season-opening loss to Rhinelander, Minocqua pounded out a total of 20 runs in two games against Medford on Friday. (subscriber access)
Friday, June 16, 2017

Mercer track caps stellar season in style
Capping a strong year in Mercer sports, the track team left the final meet of the year - the WIAA state meet in La Crosse - not with one title but with two in Sydney Thompson's shot put and discus dual. (subscriber access)
Friday, June 16, 2017

Babe Ruth: Prep postponed while leading; Senior cancelled
It's been a tough start of the week for Babe Ruth summer baseball as neither Lakeland team was able to play a complete game Monday or Tuesday.

The Prep team was able to start its game on Monday night at Merrill. However, the game was postponed during bottom of the fourth inning, while Lakeland led Merrill Gray 10-6. The game is scheduled to be completed on July 5 when Merrill Gray travels north to Minocqua. (subscriber access)

Friday, June 16, 2017

Snowshoe baseball returns to the Northwoods
The return of Snowhawks in upon us.

The snowshoe baseball team out of Lake Tomahawk will begin their 2017 season on Monday as they face Happy Daze. (subscriber access)

Friday, June 16, 2017

Lead changes thrill fans at Eagle River Speedway
The action was hot and heavy Friday night, especially in the WISSOTA Street Stock class, at Eagle River Speedway.

The lead changed hands on four occasions in the main event before the checkered flag fell on Tomahawk's Nate Langberg.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Manitowish Waters Solstice Festival on June 16 and 17
Manitowish Waters is gearing up for its third annual Solstice Festival, Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17. Biking events include a free Sunset Ride, paved trail Fun Ride, Century and Half-Centery road rides and a Cranberry Ride - 29 miles around beautiful area cranberry marshes.
Friday, June 16, 2017

Devil's Elbow 5K/10K race in Arbor Vitae on Saturday
The Devil's Elbow 5K/10K run/walk on the Trout Lake Golf Course in Arbor Vitae will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. Check in begins at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, June 16, 2017

Birdies for Babies Golf Classic held June 17
A golf scramble will be held at Pinewood Country Club in Harshaw on Saturday, June 17, to benefit New Dawn Pregnancy Resource Center. This golf classic begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and a 9 a.m. shotgun start for four-person teams.
Friday, June 16, 2017

Minocqua goes two for three to open Legion play
Minocqua Post 89 opened its season on Wednesday night at Lakeland Union High School against Rhinelander in a Great Northern Legion Conference matchup. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Lakeland Babe Ruth Prep falls to Eagle River
Looking for its second win of the season, the Lakeland Babe Ruth Prep baseball team couldn't find it Wednesday as the team fell to Eagle River 16-8 at home. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Lakeland begins offseason gridiron program with 7-on-7 league
Summer vacation is upon students at Lakeland Union High School and the summer season hasn't even officially begun, but it's time to get into a football mood. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

T-Birds are grounded by Rice in sectional finals
RICE LAKE - Lakeland Union High School hadn't made a trip to the WIAA State Final Four since 2004, but if it could beat Rice Lake in its own Dairy State Bank Stadium in the Division 3 Sectional Finals on Saturday, it would earn a berth to states. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Lakeland Basketball Booster Camp returns in July
The Lakeland Basketball Booster Camp will be lead by Melissa Ouimette, 2017 WBCA Hall of Fame Inductee, and the LUHS basketball staff and guest coaches. The four-day camp will focus on developing sound basketball skills, such as dribble moves, ball handling, passing, shooting off the pass and the dribble, attacking the rim, post moves, defensive principles, setting and receiving screens, moving without the ball and team play.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Youth football camp to be held at LdF and LUHS
Two youth football camps will be taking place over the summer with the T-Birds of Tomorrow Youth Football Camps Skill and Fundamental Camps for incoming third through eighth graders.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Border Bash
Lakeland Union High School seniors Sydney Ziebart and Lilith Schuman took part in the fourth-annual Kiwanis Classic Border Bash All-Star Game on Wednesday, June 7 at Gogebic Community College in Ironwood, Mich. Schuman and Ziebart, front row, first and second from right, were one of four Great Northern Conference players on the Wisconsin team, joining Northland Pines' Lexi Smith and Rhinelander's Kaly Kostrova. Smith was the game's MVP with 22 points and 11 rebounds.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Ben Metternich Award winners
The Ben Metternich Award is a much-coveted award for senior athletes in Mercer. The award was implemented in the late '60s by the then athletic director Glen Leverson and the Metternich family. The award continues and is sponsored by the Mercer Athletic Department. The award has five criteria necessary for a recipient: they must participate in all sport seasons for all four years; must demonstrate scholarship by being an honor roll student; leadership by having an ability to influence teammates and having a positive attitude; must demonstrate character, exemplifying the difference between right and wrong; and citizenship, showing a positive school and community attitude. Mercer's salutatorian Caitlyn Hiller, left, and valedictorian, Sydney Thompson, pose with the engraved Ben Metternich clock award and athletic director Adam Miller on Awards Day on Tuesday, May 23, in the Mercer School's gymnasium.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Lakeland starts week with a split in Babe Ruth Prep action
Lakeland began the week 1-1 in Northwoods Babe Ruth Prep Baseball League action and after back-to-back games on Monday and Tuesday, the Thunderbirds remained at .500. (subscriber access)
Friday, June 9, 2017

Rollover, exciting finishes highlight racing at Eagle River Speedway
Fans at the legendary Eagle River Speedway knew early on in the night on June 2 it was going to be a night of exciting racing. It all started in the very first lap of the WISSOTA Pure Stock heat race.
Friday, June 9, 2017

Lakeland golf takes eighth at state meet
VERONA - Competing in its first state meet in over 20 years on Monday and Tuesday, the Lakeland golf team had a strong opening round before faltering slightly to finish eighth in the state, shooting 692 over both rounds at University Ridge Golf Course in Verona. Madison Edgewood led both rounds to take the state title with a score of 623. (subscriber access)
Friday, June 9, 2017

Charity Golf Tournament on June 11
The second annual Sayner-Star Lake and St. Germain Lions Clubs Charity Golf Tournament will take place at St. Germain Golf Course on Sunday, June 11, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
Friday, June 9, 2017

Pruess's Pub presents Charity Golf Outing on June 11
Pruess's Pub presents the Charity Golf Outing starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 11, hosted by Trout Lake Golf Course in Arbor Vitae. The event supports the Wisconsin Injured Law Enforcement Officers Resource Council.
Friday, June 9, 2017

Lakeland booters win regional title
Lakeland Union High School began its quest in the Division 2 WIAA girls' soccer playoffs on Thursday as the top seed in the region.

That top seed gives a Lakeland home-field advantage throughout regionals, and it also brought a familiar foe. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

All-GNC awards released
The Great Northern Conference coaches released the spring all-conference teams last week. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Babe Ruth Prep takes first home game of season
It wasn't always easy, but sometimes easy isn't necessary. The Lakeland Babe Ruth Prep team played its first home game of the season last Wednesday, winning a back-and-forth tussle with Tomahawk Blue 6-5. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Lakeland relay takes state title
Taking 16 competitors to the state track meet, the Lakeland track team came away a winner in one event: the boys' 4x800 relay.

The team - consisting of Darius Diver, Jack Garcia, Kieran Mullen and Kav FitzPatrick - came in as the event's ninth seed, but took the title with a run of 7:55.16. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Sydney Thompson takes shot put, discus titles at state track
What's better than defending a state title? Defending it along with adding a new one.

That's what Mercer's Sydney Thompson did this weekend at the WIAA state track and field meet at UW-La Crosse. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Legion baseball begins season Wednesday
The return of Legion summer baseball is here, with Minocqua Post 89 playing the field Wednesday at home against Rhinelander.

Returning to the field for Minocqua will be Ryan McEnroe, Brett Slavinsky and Sam Killian. All three graduated from Lakeland last spring, but are allowed to play until age 19. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


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