Bangor Booster Club revitalizes Brick Project

The Bangor Booster Club is currently selling engraved bricks for the baseball/softball field as a fundraiser. This is the second time the club has held the fundraiser, the Brick Project, which was …

SASD looks at turf field layout options for Memorial Field

Sparta Area School District’s Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren presented the board of education last week with an update on the Sparta Memorial Field project. 

Tomah school board to discuss building and operational needs

A recent survey indicated there is not solid public support for a proposed building project for the Tomah School District.

BSD reinstates COVID guidance for household exposures

At its meeting last week, the Bangor Board of Education discussed its COVID-19 adaptive response plan and reinstated guidance for household members exposed to a positive case of COVID.

SASD to revisit board policy regarding optional masking

Sparta School Board President Josh Lydon announced that the school board will be revisiting its mask mandate policy at a regular board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 14, and that there will be a portion of the meeting dedicated to public input.
Sports
Area teams do best to contend with unfavorable spring weather
Despite having nearly a month’s worth of possible competition dates available so far, the spring sports season’s start feels anything but official yet. Once again, due to our regularly scheduled spring weather, our area sports teams have struggled to properly get into a groove thus far this season with most teams canceling or postponing more contests than playing anything.
BEIER COLUMN: Getting the most out of a working birthday
I enjoy my birthday each year. I do still get excited to know which day of the week it falls and how close I can get to Easter. Oh, my birthday is April 16. And, as a kid, I thought having your birthday on Christmas was better than winning the lottery. What seemed like the second-best holiday to fall on was Easter, and it didn’t take me long to realize that every so many years, I get my day on, what I thought, was the second-best gift getting holiday.
Brookwood girls claim top spot at Royall Early Bird Invitational
Behind a slew of first-place finishes, the Brookwood girls managed to nab the top spot in the final team standings at the 2022 Royall Early Bird Invitational Tuesday, April 12 in Elroy.
Tomah kicks off 2022 girls’ tennis season with win over Reedsburg
Though this year’s spring weather hasn’t been favorable for the start of the 2022 high school boys’ tennis season in Wisconsin, the Tomah Timberwolves did manage to get their first dual under their belts — securing a decisive win in the process.
Dempsey’s stellar day powers Cashton baseball past Brookwood
The Cashton baseball team was able to pick up their first conference win of the season thanks to a victory against Brookwood. No player had a bigger hand in it than Bowdy Dempsey.
Seventh-inning rally leads Tomah softball past La Crosse Central
The Tomah softball team was able to rally back late with nine runs in the seventh inning of their game against La Crosse Central. As a result, the Timberwolves were able to come away with a 15-7 victory Monday, April 11 in La Crosse.