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 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 1, 2020 
Best Of All Time Questionnaire

Best Of All Time

Okay, so there may not be any High School sports going on right now, but that doesn't mean we can't argue about our favorite sideline obsession. So, who do you think was the best athlete at...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 25, 2020

Snyder Stepping Down

As if the Stockton Blackhawks needed something else to deal with over the summer, now they will also be needing to find a new football coach. Head coach Jesse Snyder resigned his position last week in...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 18, 2020

Voices All Area Boys Team

Kudos go out to the Dakota Indians and the amazing season they had, which may have ended in the Sectional final, but they were still the last area team standing and earned that privilege. And while In...

 

NUIC All Conference Boys Teams

NUIC North * = Unanimous Selection First Team *Evan Flynn – Dakota *Sean Ormiston – Lena-Winslow *Zach Baker – Orangeville *Ben Hunziker – Aquin Josh Clark – Dakota Isaiah Bruce – Lena-Winslow Second Team Austin Carlson – Pecatonica...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 11, 2020

Heroic Effort

The Indian Creek Timberwolves came into the Sectional undefeated and ranked #1 in the State in Class 1A, so it was understandable that they might not be too worried about taking on a Panther team...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 11, 2020

Voices All Area Girls Team

It was an amazing season in Girl's Basketball this year, and nobody is more excited to congratulate the Eastland Cougars on reaching the pinnacle that for so long seemed unreachable – State Champion...

 

NUIC Girl's All Conference

NUIC North First Team (* = Unanimous Selection) *Abby Barr, Sr – Aquin *Addie DeMichele, Jr – Aquin *Tabytha Toelke, Jr – Dakota *Laura Rankin, Sr – Dakota Sara Stedor, Jr – Durand Alyssa Ostendorf, Sr – Orangeville Second Team Maddie...

 

All State Honors

Being named to the first team All Conference, or even to an All Area Team is quite an honor, but in the grand scheme of things, it pales in comparison to being named All State. Several area athletes...

 

Fury Advance To State

Seeded #1 in their sectional bracket, the Fury headed to #2 Fond du Lac Warbirds' home ice for the Sectional Final game on February 28. The first period ended scoreless with the shots 8-4 in Fury's...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 4, 2020

Overcoming Illness

The Eastland Cougars were hit with a pretty tough blow even before their Regional game against Forreston took place when it was learned that starting forward, senior Brock Coatney, had the flu and...

 

Boys Post Season Results

River Ridge Sectional Tue., Mar. 3 Fulton vs. Dakota – 7:00 pm Wed., Mar. 4 Indian Creek vs. Lena-Winslow – 7:00 pm Fri., Mar. 6 Championship – 7:00 pm Pearl City Regional Mon., Feb. 24 Lena-Winslow 44 Pearl City 21 Aquin 58 Warren 51 Tue.,...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 4, 2020

Dawgs vs Cats Round Three

They both had two very different routes to get there, but following Monday night's Regional action in Pearl City, the Aquin Bulldogs and Lena-Winslow Panthers are set to square off for the third time...

 
 By Todd Nielsen    Sports    March 4, 2020

Failing At Gut Check Time

The River Ridge Wildcats entered the fourth quarter of their Fulton Regional first round matchup with the Galena Pirates trailing by one point. Two minutes into the fourth, Tayden Patterson completed...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 4, 2020

Size Doesn't Matter

There were several Eastland fans who decided to stay to watch the second game between Scales Mound and Orangeville out of curiosity. "I've never see them play this year," said Karl Henze. But while th...

 
 By Todd Nielsen    Sports    March 4, 2020

A Tough Matchup

All too often when looking at a matchup in sports, people tend to focus on just the overall talent level of one team versus the other. What is often overlooked is how those teams, especially their...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 4, 2020

"Matz"-imum Effort

Opposing teams know that Isaiah Bruce is a load in the paint for Lena-Winslow, and Sean Ormiston plays much bigger than himself, but when you go over the scouting report on the Panthers, Caleb Matz...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 4, 2020

Physicality Is A Factor

The Regional semifinal between the Eastland Cougars and Scales Mound Hornets had a couple of really strong storylines running underneath it. On the one hand, the Cougars came in literally "sick" with...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 4, 2020

All Hail Henze

Erin Henze was a little disappointed that she kind of got hosed in the three point competition at Pecatonica when the official stopped her on the last rack and told her she had to shoot from the...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 4, 2020

Panthers Deliver A Pounding

Nobody thought it would look like this. Yes, Eastland was suffering from illness on their team, in fact Brock Coatney had just come back to school after battling the flu so badly that his twin sister...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 4, 2020

Champions!

The Eastland Cougars were in trouble. At halftime of the Class 1A State Championship game, Eastland trailed the top ranked Lewistown Lady Indians by ten at 36-26. To make matters even worse, they...

 

Fury Advance To Sectional Finals

The #1 Fury shutout #4 University School of Milwaukee (USM) 1-0 in a tight sectional semi-final game on February 25. Goaltender Olivia Cronin proved why she was named Wisconsin Prep Hockey's Girls...

 

Killer Confidence

Erin Henze was having a terrible game. Beyond terrible. By halftime of the Sectional semifinals against Stockton, Henze had zero points, but three turnovers and two fouls, and Stockton was in front...

 

Coatney's Clutch

With 1:25 to play in the Sectional finals between Eastland and Amboy, the Cougars were on the wrong end of a 56-52 score. But the game was far from over. Lydia Coatney drove into the lane, stopped...

 

Bulldogs Hold On

Coach Dr. Martin knew his team was in desperate need of a win. Not just any win, a quality win over a strong opponent. "You work so hard, but if you don't see a reward from that, losing can become a...

 

Boy's Post Season Predictions

East Dubuque, Dakota and Eastland have claimed Conference titles, but who will be left holding up a Regional plaque when the post season comes to a close? Let's take a look. Polo Regional Let's start...

 

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