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Prairie du Chien runners at Riverdale Invite

Prairie du Chien’s Spencer DeHart took 26th at the Riverdale Invitational Saturday morning in Muscoda. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Prairie’s Thomas O’Brien had a time of 20:37.6.

The Prairie du Chien cross country team ran in the Riverdale Invitational on Saturday morning in Muscoda.

Boys Meet


Wauzeka-Steuben, Seneca at Kickapoo Invitational

Wauzeka-Steuben’s Max Cooley and Parker McCullick run down a hill at the Kickapoo Invitational Thursday. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Jordan McCarthy of Wauzeka-Steuben took 45th.

Caydon Lomas tries to get past a Viroqua runner.

Brett Wagner breaks away from a pack.

Lily Mitchell runs alone.

Maddy Reichmann (584) and Jayda Ralph run side by side.

Brenden Kunke of Seneca gets ready to negotiate a turn on the Kickapoo High School course.

Thomas Caya of Seneca nears the bottom of a hill.

Al Rewey looks forward to a straightaway.

Freshman Gabriel Hamman finished 43rd.

Wauzeka-Steuben and Seneca competed in the Kickapoo/La Farge Invitational cross country meet on Sept. 30.

Jayda Ralph of Wauzeka-Steuben finished 39th in the girls meet in a time of 27:47.2. Madalyn Reichmann was 40th in 27:56.4. Lily Mitchell was 48th in 29:41.9.


Prairie runners at Kickapoo Invitational

Prairie du Chien’s Tannah Radloff and Josie Kramer round a bend at the Kickapoo Invitational Thursday afternoon. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Lee Steiger goes over a bump.

Malachi Ames, a freshman, finished 36th.

Eowyn Earle took 33rd with a team place of 29th.

Kate Olson runs by herself on a straightaway.

Freshman Allison Mathies enjoys the Kickapoo Invitational.

On a warm, sticky night, the Prairie du Chien girls stepped up to the line and they were off at the Kickapoo Invitational cross country meet Thursday. 


Prairie du Chien Blackhawks blank River Valley

Rhett Koenig and Ryder Koenig (22) chase down and tackle the River Valley ballcarrier on a rainy Friday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Rhett Koenig follows the blocking of Dawson Eastman (59).

Quarterback Maddox Cejka runs to the outside for a good gain.

Owen Oldenburg (11) and Luke Kramer (54) team up for a stop.

Aden McCluskey (18) and Syler Wall (61) tackle the River Valley ballcarrier.

By Colton Thompson



Prairie golfers at conference, Kennedy named to Second Team

Prairie du Chien’s Emma Wall chips up onto the green during the Southwest Wisconsin Conference Meet. (Photos by Thomas Gunnell, Republican Journal)

Marie Achenbach hits a drive at Cole Acres in Cuba City.

Ally Wall makes a nice drive during the Southwest Wisconsin Conference Meet.

The Lady Hawk golfers ended their SWC season with their 18-hole conference match at Cole Acres Golf Course in Cuba City on Wednesday, Sept. 22.  


Platteville gets past Prairie volleyball

Prairie du Chien’s Makenna Forde hits the ball past a pair of Platteville defenders Tuesday night in SWC volleyball action. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Jillian Kruempel of Prairie du Chien pops the ball over the outstretched hands of Hailey Weigel of Platteville.

Platteville defeated host Prairie du Chien three games to one in an SWC volleyball match Tuesday night. 

The Hillwomen won the first set 25-21. Platteville also took the second game 25-17. 


Prairie Invitational a good time for everyone

Gavin Whalen of Prairie du Chien runs up a slight incline at the Prairie du Chien Invitational Thursday afternoon. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Thomas O’Brien of the Blackhawks, along with several other runners, were able to wear hats on Thursday at the Prairie du Chien Invitational.

Max Anthony of Prairie du Chien enjoys his leg of the relay.

Prairie du Chien’s Shayla Straka runs her leg of the relay Thursday adorned with a bit of green paint.

Kate Olson of the Blackhawks enjoyed running on the nice afternoon.

Al Rewey of Seneca runs in a camouflage outfit during the Prairie du Chien Invitational at La Riviere Park Thursday.

Thomas Caya of Seneca enjoys the unusual event in which members of different schools are teamed up together and run a cross country relay.

The Prairie du Chien cross country team hosted Platteville and Seneca in a fun and unusual event at La Riviere Park Thursday afternoon for Parents’ Night and Senior Night at the Prairie du Chien Invitational.


Seneca defeats Wauzeka-Steuben volleyball

McKenzie Olsen of Wauzeka-Steuben blasts one back to Seneca Thursday night in Wauzeka-Steuben High School. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Seneca’s Aubrey Wallin (4) hits the ball past the hands of Wauzeka-Steuben’s Lizzy Bird (8) Thursday night.

Gracie Hooker (14) of the Lady Hornets pops the ball over the net.

Lizzie Bird (8) and McKenzie Olsen (9) of Wauzeka-Steuben go up for the block.

Lizzie Bird of Wauzeka-Steuben and Aubrey Wallin of Seneca battle at the net.

Halle Lenzendorf of Seneca sets the ball up for a teammate.

Seneca's Kendra Chambers spikes the ball back to the Lady Hornets.

Seneca defeated host Wauzeka-Steuben three sets to none in a Ridge and Valley Conference volleyball match Thursday night, Sept. 9.

Seneca won by scores of 25-20, 25-5 and 25-18.


Prairie-River Ridge-Seneca soccer team continues to improve

Alex Lee (19) booms the ball upfield as Adam Anderson (11) turns to move upfield as well against Platteville. (Photos by Jason Nihles, Platteville Journal)

The Blackhawks’ Domonic Tanner (7) kicks the ball to a teammate.

Prairie goalie Logan Higgins had 20 saves.

On Thursday, Sept. 2, the Blackhawks travelled to Platteville High School to face the Platteville/Lancaster Hillmen for the Blackhawks’ first conference match of the fall 2021 season. 


Prairie du Chien gridders stop Poynette

Prairie du Chien’s Max Amundson (15) and Owen Oldenburg (11) team up for a tackle. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Ty Wagner pressures the Poynette quarterback in first half action.

Syler Wall (61) leads the way for Rhett Koenig (23) for a good gain Friday night.

Prairie du Chien makes a good ground gain.

By Colton Thompson