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
Tomah wrestling outlasts rival Mauston, competes at Wausau Duals
On paper the opening season match between the Tomah Timberwolves and Mauston Golden Eagles looked to be tilted heavily for Tomah. Tomah then traveled north for the Wausau Duals.
Tomah boys downed by West Salem in non-conference contest
The Tomah boys’ basketball team is still in search of that first win of the 2021-22 campaign after a second straight loss to open the season.
Tomah/Sparta boys’ hockey falls to West Salem
The Tomah/Sparta boys’ hockey co-op showed plenty of fight, but ultimately fell short on the road against the West Salem Panthers.
Sparta boys edge past Adams-Friendship for first win of season
An 0-3 start to the season wasn’t what sixth-year head coach Phil Yahnke and his Sparta boys’ basketball team were hoping for entering the 2021-2022 season. A road matchup against Adam-Friendship this past Thursday gave the Spartans a chance to finally right the ship with their first win of the campaign.
Stagnant second half sinks Bangor boys against Onalaska Luther
Leading by four at the half against Onalaska Luther, Bangor was in prime position to tally a marquee victory early in this 2021-22 campaign. However, a stagnant second half sunk the Cardinals and stuck them with their first loss of the season.
Black River Falls girls’ hockey tops Viroqua, falls to Lakeshore Lightning
The Black River Falls girls’ hockey team was in action with games on back-to-back nights late last week, which they managed to split with one win and one loss.