The Tomah/Sparta boys’ hockey co-op showed plenty of fight, but ultimately fell short on the road against the West Salem Panthers.
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.
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.
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.
After a week-long hiatus between games, the Sparta girls’ basketball team is back in action with the start of Mississippi Valley Conference play. The Spartans host Holmen Tuesday, December 7 at 7:15 p.m.
The Tomah girls’ basketball team suffered a 65-35 loss against Wisconsin Rapids Friday, December 3 in Wisconsin Rapids. This marked the fourth loss in a row for the Timberwolves.
The first games of the 2021-22 Scenic Bluffs girls’ basketball season are now in the books after conference play began this past Friday. A total of three Scenic Bluffs games were contested Friday, December 3 throughout the area. Cashton blew past Necedah, Royall remained unbeaten with a win over Hillsboro and Brookwood fell to New Lisbon. The Falcons also suffered a non-conference loss to Kickapoo the following day.
In a sectional semifinal rubber match between this year’s co-champions of the Scenic Bluffs Conference, it was the Bangor Cardinals who got the early advantage.
This season had the potential to be a sea change type of year for Bangor football. The Cardinals bid farewell to longtime coaches Rick Muellenberg and Kevin Kravik — who oversaw the program’s continuing golden age — and entered the fall with the most legit challenger to their Scenic Bluffs throne in years in the form of Cashton.
The Bangor Cardinals and Cashton Eagles treated fans to an instant classic entry into the rivalry’s history when the pair squared off two weeks ago. Now, they get to do it all over again, but with conference championship implications replaced by the do-or-die nature of the postseason.
The Bangor Cardinals and the Wonewoc-Center Wolves shared this season’s Scenic Bluffs volleyball championship, splitting their head-to-head meetings along the way. Perhaps it’s only fitting then that they square off one last time in 2021 for a rubber match with a sectional final berth hanging in the balance.
On a rainy Monday at University Ridge Golf Course, the Tomah girls’ golf team saw their highest expectations for their state appearance fall by the wayside in the tough conditions.
Before their match against La Crosse Central this past Tuesday, the Sparta girls volleyball team was on a nine-match conference losing streak. The team had hopes of ending the skid when they traveled to La Crosse.
The Sparta boys' soccer team took to the pitch this past Tuesday, October 12 in a conference match against the La Crosse Logan Rangers.
The Tomah football team will look to get their first win of the season against Onalaska this week.
The Sparta football team has not seen much success since the three-game winning streak they had earlier this season. The team will be going into their last game of the year with the hopes of ending their four-game losing streak, the first four-game losing streak for the Spartans since the 2018 season.
The Brookwood Falcons have faced their share of difficulties during this 2021 fall football season. They’ll get another crack at a conference win on the field against an unfamiliar Scenic Bluffs foe.
This year’s youthful Cashton volleyball team endured their share of growing pains early on, but the Eagles found a winning formula here late in the regular season.
The Bangor Cardinals appeared to be well on their way to a Scenic Bluffs volleyball championship when they sat at 11-0 in conference play and held a 2.5-game lead in the standings with three matches left.
The Bangor-Cashton football game is one that gets circled on the calendar when each year’s Scenic Bluffs slate is unveiled. That’s as true as ever in 2021 as the two longtime foes renew their rivalry with stakes at an all-time high.