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Mon
09
Dec

Seneca wins

 

Seneca beats De Soto

Seneca edged past host De Soto 33-30 in Ridge and Valley girls basketball action Thursday night. 

Seneca took the early lead, 11-6, after one quarter, and led 18-14 at the half. 

De Soto outscored Seneca 13-4 in the third quarter to go up 27-22 heading into the final frame. 

Mon
09
Dec

RR girls win

 

River Ridge 

girls best Lancaster

River Ridge bested visiting Lancaster 45-26 in nonconference girls’ basketball Friday night. 

River Ridge took a 10-9 lead following one period and a 24-15 advantage at the half. 

The Lady Timberwolves went on a 17-8 run in the third quarter and took the final frame 4-3 to earn the win. 

Mon
09
Dec

PdC-WS wrestlers

Aquinas Quad
Drew Yeomans tries to turn his opponent for near fall points during Friday's dual against Byron at Aquinas Friday night. (Photos by Nate Beier)
Aquinas Quad
Jack Feye works to maintain position on his Byron opponent Friday night at the Aquinas duals.

 

PdC-WS 

wrestlers 

kick off season

On Friday, the wrestlers from Prairie du Chein/Wauzeka-Steuben traveled to LaCrosse to compete in the Aquinas Blugold’s Quad. Other teams at the quad where host Aquanis, Independence-Gilmanton, and Byron, Minn. 

Byron bested all three teams compiling a dual record of 3-0 on the night. The other teams, including PDC-WS, were all 1-2 in duals on the night.  

Wed
04
Dec

Crestwood over Prairie du Chien

Crestwood tops Prairie du Chien
Prairie’s Katie Check drives the left baseline against Crestwood Tuesday night.

 

Crestwood over 

Prairie du Chien

Crestwood defeated host Prairie du Chien 43-33 in nonconference girls basketball action Tuesday night. 

The game was tied at 10-10 after the first period. 

By halftime, Crestwood had taken a 20-17 lead. 

Wed
04
Dec

Coaching milestone

Coaching milestone
River Ridge Athletic Director Wade Winkers presents Coach Caron Townsend with a plaque to commemorate her 400th coaching victory.

 

River Ridge coach gains 400th career victory

On Nov. 26, Caron Townsend reached a career milestone. With a 43-40 victory over Fennimore, Coach Townsend became the 24th girls basketball coach to reach the 400-win total, according to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association website.  

Before Monday night’s victory over North Crawford, Townsend was presented a plaque recognizing the milestone. The plaque was presented by River Ridge Athletic Director Wade Winkers, and was provided by the River Ridge Athletic Boosters.

Mon
02
Dec

Boscobel over Wauzeka-Steuben

 

Boscobel bests Wauzeka-Steuben

Boscobel bested host Wauzeka-Steuben 56-48 in nonconference boys basketball Tuesday night, Nov. 26. 

 The Bulldogs jumped out to a 12-3 first-quarter lead and kept the momentum to build a 33-16 halftime advantage. 

The Hornets outscored the Bulldogs 16-12 in the third period and 16-11 in the fourth but it wasn’t enough as Boscobel took the win. 

Mon
02
Dec

River Ridge defeats Seneca

 

River Ridge 

boys defeat Seneca

River Ridge defeated host Seneca 39-33 in nonconference boys basketball action Tuesday night, Nov. 26. 

The Timberwolves took an 11-8 lead after one period and increased the margin to 20-14 at the half. 

The Indians pulled to within 29-24 after three quarters. 

Mon
02
Dec

River Ridge wins

 

River Ridge tops Fennimore

River Ridge topped host Fennimore 43-40 in girls basketball action Tuesday night, Nov. 26. 

Fennimore took a 12-7 lead after the first quarter, but River Ridge went on a 16-9 run in the second period to take a 23-21 halftime advantage. 

River Ridge outscored Fennimore 17-8 in the third quarter to increase the margin to 40-29.

Mon
02
Dec

Antoine takes seventh

 

Prairie du Chien’s Antoine races 

to seventh in first World Cup event of season

The Olympic season commenced with the first World Cup event in Calgary, Canada, the site of the 1988 Winter Olympics. On Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29 and 30, the U.S. National Bobsled and Skeleton team participated in highly contested races that set the pace for the races leading up to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. After sweeping the skeleton selection races, Matt Antoine hoped to do well.

Mon
25
Nov

Prairie boys basketball

Prairie basketball
Prairie du Chien’s Cheng Chen looks for an open route to the basket around West Salem’s Sam Miller in the third quarter Friday night. (Photo by Nate Beier)

 

West Salem 

turns back 

Prairie du Chien

West Salem bested visiting Prairie du Chien 57-32 in high school boys’ basketball action Friday night. 

West Salem jumped out to an 11-7 first-quarter lead. 

West Salem then took a 21-13 halftime advantage. 

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