PdC gymnastics meet

Paige Severson shows good form on the parallel bars. (Photos by Laurie Pedretti)

Morgan Pedretti jumps during her floor exercise.

Lexi Kregel does the splits during her floor exercise.

Jesse Gutknecht carefully maneuvers on the balance beam.

Prairie’s Dayton Fleshner poses on the balance beam Monday night.


Prairie du Chien 

gymnasts host meet

Prairie du Chien hosted their first gymnastics meet of the season Monday night in the Bluff View gym. 

Prairie du Chien had a team score of 78.075. Platteville/Belmont/Lancaster scored 125.75.


Prairie over Richland Center

Prairie’s Jacob Schneider waits for the play to develop against Richland Center in first half action in the SWC match-up. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

The Blackhawks’ Connor George comes to an abrupt stop and looks for a cutter through the lane against visiting Richland Center.

Casey Hogenson works to defeat a double team along the right baseline.

Prairie du Chien’s Nick Weber works for an opening Thursday night.


Big fourth period propels PdC boys

Prairie du Chien sent visiting Richland Center packing 54-41 in SWC boys basketball Thursday night. 

After a slow first period, Prairie led 7-4. 

Center came back to take a 19-18 halftime lead. 


River Ridge-Cassville wrestling

River Ridge-Cassville's Marty Fischer (top) looks to gain an advantage against Hunter Wardell of Fennimore in their 132-pound match Tuesday night at River Ridge High School. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Tristan White of River Ridge-Cassville controls Brandon Ashmore of Fennimore in the 170-pound match.

The Timberwolves' Desmond Crapp tries to turn the Golden Eagles' Justin Mulrooney in the 152-pound match.

River Ridge Cassville's Jordan Kline goes for the take down against Fennimore's Trevor Neuroth.

Bo Kluesner of the Timberwolves (right) squares off against Alex Cleven of the Golden Eagles in the 138-pound match, the first match of the night.




RR-C wrestlers

Fennimore defeated River Ridge-Cassville 61-10 in a wrestling meet Tuesday night. River Ridge-Cassville is a small team and gives up a number of forfeits to opponents with more wrestlers.


Wauzeka-Steuben girls hoops

Wauzeka-Steuben’s Molly Heisz forces Highland’s Bianca Yager to commit a foul in the third quarter of Monday’s nonconference game. (Photos by Nate Beier)

Wauzeka-Steuben’s Kylie Zimmerman tries to pounce on a loose ball as Highland’s Mackenzie Drury tries to scoop up the ball during Monday’s game.



gets past W-S girls

Highland narrowly defeated host Wauzeka-Steuben 50-46 in nonconference girls basketball action Monday night. 

Highland led 15-14 after the first quarter and 24-20 at halftime. 

The Lady Hornets outscored the Cardinals 18-12 in the third quarter to take the lead at 38-36. 


PdC girls win


Prairie girls 

get past Logan

Prairie du Chien bested La Crosse Logan 41-29 in the La Crosse Aquinas Girls Basketball Tournament Monday night, Dec. 29. 

Prairie led 13-5 after one period and 22-10 at halftime. 

Logan came back to take the third quarter 13-9 to pull within 31-23, but Prairie took the fourth period 10-6 to close out the 41-29 victory. 


PdC girls hoops

The Lady Blackhawks’ Brooke Moret drives to the hoop. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Prairie’s Brooke Trautsch scores on a lay-up.


Decorah holds 

off Prairie du Chien

Decorah narrowly escaped Prairie du Chien with a 37-35 win over the host Lady Blackhawks Tuesday night. 

Decorah led 14-6 following one period and 22-14 at the half. 

Prairie came back to take the third quarter 11-8 to get to within 30-25. 



MFL MarMac’s Nicholas Larson (right) gets his game face on as he battles Clayton Boeke of host Clayton Ridge in a 220-pound match Thursday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

MarMac’s Bryce Decker (top) looks for an advantage against Clayton Ridge’s Logan Peterson in their 138-pound match.


Clayton Ridge hosts MFL 

MarMac and River Ridge-Cassville

Clayton Ridge of Guttenberg, Iowa hosted MFL MarMac and River Ridge-Cassville in a high school wrestling meet Thursday night. 

MFL MarMac defeated River Ridge-Cassville 69-6. Match results are as follows.

285: Gatlin Keehner (MFLM) received a bye 


PdC-WS wrestlers win

Brenden Fleshner of Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steuben gains the upper hand on Adam Rynes of Richland Center Friday night in their 285-pound match. Fleshner went on to win by fall in 3:27. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Nicholas Rogge of Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steuben controls Kolten Achenbach of Richland Center Friday night in their 113-pound match at Prairie du Chien High School.

Brandon Check, left, of Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steuben squares off against Hunter Whitney of Richland Center Friday night at 152.

Tyler Cota, right, of Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steuben attempts to take down Cade Furgason of Richland Center in their 126-pound match.


PdC-WS wrestlers 

take down Richland Center

The Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steuben wrestling team defeated visiting Richland Center 44-34 in SWC action Friday night. The individual match results are as follows.

285-Brenden Fleshner (Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steub) over Adam Rynes (Richland Center) (Fall 3:27)


Prairie defeats MarMac

Prairie du Chien’s Casey Hogenson drives the right baseline in first quarter action Saturday afternoon as Mason Hertrampf of MFL MarMac defends.

Prairie du Chien’s Connor George goes up for a shot along the left baseline against the defense of MFL MarMac’s Mason Hertrampf in the first quarter Saturday afternoon at Prairie du Chien High School. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Chas Sagedahl of Prairie du Chien looks for a shot against MFL MarMac Saturday.

The Blackhawks' Casey Hogenson scores on a layup in first-quarter action.

Adam Greener of MFL MarMac drives to the hoop in second-quarter action.

MarMac’s Mason Hertrampf attempts a reverse layup.



edge Bulldogs

Prairie du Chien edged visiting MFL MarMac 57-51 in a nonconference boys basketball game Saturday afternoon. 

MarMac took the early lead 14-8 after one quarter. 

Prairie came back to get to within 26-24 at the half. 


Seneca girls win

Morgan Wall eyes a shot close to the basket against De Soto.

Seneca’s Morgan Payne drives the right baseline Tuesday night against visiting De Soto.

Seneca’s Michaela Chambers goes up with a shot in the lane against visiting De Soto Tuesday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Morgan Wall drives for 2 points against the De Soto defense Tuesday night.


Seneca girls 

throttle De Soto

Seneca overwhelmed visiting De Soto 54-34 in a Ridge and Valley girls basketball game Tuesday night. 

Seneca took a commanding 16-4 first-quarter lead and never looked back. 

Seneca increased the margin to 29-13 at the half. 


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