Sports

Wed
27
Aug

Vanguards over Blackhawks

Wisconsin Heights at Prairie
A Prairie du Chien defender moves in on the Wisconsin Heights’ player on a great day for soccer at Bluff View Tuesday.
Wisconsin Heights at Prairie
The Prairie du Chien defense kicks the ball away from Wisconsin Heights and heads toward the goal in Tuesday afternoon action.

 

Vanguards vanquish Blackhawks

On Tuesday afternoon, the Prairie du Chien boys soccer team hosted the undefeated Wisconsin Heights Vanguards.  Heights scored first in sixth minute off a penalty kick from an incidental handball, then again in the 27th minute off a mishandled ball.  

Excellent ball control provided two more goals in the 28th and 29th minutes resulting in a 4-0 lead with only 30 minutes gone.  

Mon
25
Aug

Blackhawks win

Prairie dominates
Gunnar Kravchuk (97) and Pete Saddler (55) team up to sack the Aquinas quarterback in the second period Friday night. The Blackhawk defense was stellar. Aquinas had minus 4 yards rushing and committed six fumbles.
Blackhawks drub Aquinas
Quarterback Brogan Potter leads the way for Dylan Yeomans against visiting Aquinas Friday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

 

Prairie du Chien football team 

rolls over Aquinas

By Zach Mara

 

The Prairie du Chien Blackhawks opened up their regular season with a convincing 42-6 victory over visiting LaCrosse Aquinas. On this night, the Hawks’ offense proved capable of scoring quickly evidenced by scoring plays of 88, 28, 38 and 60 yards.

Wed
20
Aug

Soccer team wins!

Hawks over Hornets
The Blackhawk defense, led here by Evan Teynor, kept the Hornets off balance the entire match as Prairie du Chien beat visiting Richland Center 6-1 in an SWC contest Tuesday afternoon on the Bluff View Intermediate School soccer pitch. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)
Hawks over Hornets
Prairie and Richland Center battle near midfield in SWC soccer action Tuesday afternoon.

 

Blackhawks 

pound Hornets 

in SWC soccer action

The Prairie du Chien High School boys soccer team opened their 2014 season hosting the Richland Center Hornets.  

Mon
18
Aug

Soccer time


The Prairie du Chien High School fall sports season kicks of this Tuesday when the boys soccer team hosts the Richland Center Hornets at 5 p.m. at Bluff View. In preparation, the team held a full game inter-squad scrimmage Friday night. Above, sophomore forward Jack Stoeffler concentrates on the ball.
Mon
18
Aug

Football begins

Hut, hut. Hike!
Another high school football season is almost here. In preparation for the upcoming football season, Prairie du Chien hosted Westby, Fennimore and La Crosse Acquinas for a scrimmage Friday night. Above, Prairie quarterback Brogan Potter attempts a pass. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
Mon
04
Aug

Blackhawk Challenge

A challenging course
Competitor number 791 still looks energetic as she begins the 3.1-mile run. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
A good ride
Corn fields made up much of the scenery along the 14.5-mile route. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
A refreshing swim
A trio of hearty competitors emerges from the Mississippi River after an invigorating quarter-mile swim. (Photo by Gary Howe)

 

A great day for 

the fifth annual 

Blackhawk Challenge

There were hundreds of participants yet again at the fifth annual Blackhawk Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 2. 

The triathlon is a fund-raiser for the Prairie du Chien wrestling teams and was hosted at the Sports World Campground. 

Mon
28
Jul

Viroqua defeats Hoppers

 

Viroqua defeats Prairie Legion

Viroqua defeated Prairie du Chien 7-4 in the Class A Viroqua Regional in American Legion baseball Saturday. 

Viroqua led 1-0 after the first inning. 

Prairie scored a run in the bottom of the second and 3 more in the third to take a 4-1 advantage. 

Mon
21
Jul

5-Mile Run, 3-Mile Walk

5-Mile Run, 3-Mile Walk
The 44th Annual 5-Mile Run, 3-Mile Walk gets underway at the Prairie du Chien Aquatic Park on a cool Saturday morning. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
Mon
21
Jul

Junior Legion to State

 

Prairie Juniors earn trip to State

The Prairie du Chien Junior American Legion baseball team went 4-1 to win the 16U Regional Tournament in Onalaska this past weekend to earn a trip to the State Tournament.

Prairie du Chien defeated Holmen 10-2 in their opening game in Onalaska on July 17. 

Prairie scored 4 runs in the top of the first inning to go up 4-0. 

Wed
16
Jul

Hoppers versus Onalaska

Hoppers host Onalaska
Ryan Garrity scores for the Grasshoppers in the bottom of the third inning in the first game of a doubleheader against visiting Onalaska Monday afternoon. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

 

Onalaska 

sweeps Hoppers

Onalaska swept host Prairie du Chien in a doubleheader in American Legion baseball action at the St. Feriole Island Ballpark Monday afternoon. 

Onalaska won the opener 20-3 in five innings. 

Onalaska scored 9 runs in the first inning, 10 in the second and 1 in the top of the fifth en route to the victory. 

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