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Saturday, May 27, 2017
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STEVENS POINT, WI – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control conducted its May meeting at the executive offices. The Board approved a number of action items. It supported an executive staff recommendation to extend the agreement with Kapco Park as the venue of State Summer Baseball Tournament until 2020. Kapco Park is located on the campus of Concordia College in Mequon, Wis., and also serves as the home of the Lakeshore Chinooks.

  • STEVENS POINT, WI – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control conducted its May meeting at the executive offices. The Board approved a number of action items. It supported an executive staff recommendation to extend the agreement with Kapco Park as the venue of State Summer Baseball Tournament until 2020. Kapco Park is located on the campus of Concordia College in Mequon, Wis., and also serves as the home of the Lakeshore Chinooks.

  • BALDWIN, WI – The Hawks were challenged by the Prescott Cardinals and the Ellsworth Panthers last week. The Hawks split with the Cardinals in back to back games last Thursday 0 – 1 and Friday 6 - 4. The Hawks lost a heart breaker of a close game 1 -3 against the Panthers at Mill Pond Park on Monday, May 22, 2017

    This is the report for those three games. As of press time the Hawks, a #1 seed in the WIAA tournament, will host the winner of Amery/Black River Falls on Wednesday, May 24 at Millpond Park. We have our fingers and toes crossed for the Hawks to go on to the WIAA tournament on Friday, May 26. GO HAWKS!

  • Leah Helgeson selected as one of 383 ‘exemplary soloists’

    WAUNAKEE, WI – Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) proudly announces the 383 middle school and high school musicians identified by adjudicators as “exemplary soloists” in their State Solo & Ensemble performance at one of 10 university locations on either April 29, May 5 or May 6.

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - When nature decides to agree, spring golf season can be spectacular! This year, even when nature hasn’t always agreed, it has been just that for the Spring Valley golf team as they have dominated opponents week in and week out. Last week was no exception as the Cardinals won the Whitetail Invite in Colfax last Tuesday, then hosted and won their own Invite on Saturday here at home.

  • Greenfield second grade tours Western Wisconsin Health

    BALDWIN, WI -- Western Wisconsin Health hosted tours for the second grade classes at Greenfield Elementary School on Wednesday, May 3.

  • The Spring Valley School Board of Education has officially recognized the academic accomplishments of the Class of 2017 Students Graduating with Honors.

    Zachary Maier, son of Craig and Tonya Maier; Kaitlyn Schreiber, daughter of Matthew and Kelly Schreiber; and Tatum Huntress, daughter of Scott Huntress and Annabelle Christianson, share the designation of Co-Valedictorians of the Class of 2017, based on their respective cumulative grade point averages (GPA’s) of 4.0. 

  • BALDWIN, WI – The Baldwin-Woodville softball team dominated the competition in their last four games with good pitching, fielding and powerful batting.

    On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the Hawks traveled to New Richmond where Kayla Furrer pitched the full game for the win, Hawks 7, Tigers 1. Last Thursday, May 11 the Hawks got revenge over the Osceola Chieftains with a 12 – 2 victory at home where Furrer pitched a full five innings to notch another win. Then on Friday, May 12 in a double-header match-up at Mill Pond Park in Baldwin with the St. Croix Central (SCC) the Hawks bats exploded for two blowouts. It was 25 – 0 in game one and 15 – 0 in the second to send the Panthers away without a scratch against the mighty Hawks!

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - This group of seniors had never known anything less than a conference title in baseball, and their come-from-behind dramatic win here last Friday sealed at least a share of their fourth straight title.

    It wasn’t easy though, of course neither was the past week as they lost to Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran on May 8, then topped Pepin/Alma last Thursday.

  • Greenfield 2nd graders hold ‘We Are Hatching Poetry’ Poetry Read

    BALDWIN, WI -- Mrs. Rasmussen’s 2nd graders held a Poetry Read titled “We Are Hatching Poetry” on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.  April is National Poetry Month so the second graders were busy creating five poems this month: concrete, sensory, cinquain, acrostic and a haiku. 

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - While the weather has been up and down for the spring golf season, the Spring Valley golf team has been pretty steady.

    Led by junior Tyler Leach and senior Zach Boisen, the Cardinals have won six of seven conference meets with just this past Tuesday’s conference meet in Mondovi before the conference finals in Glenwood City on Tuesday, May 16th.

  • Earth/Arbor Day Scavenger Tree Hunt prizes awarded

    WOODVILLE-BALDWIN, WI -- In celebration of Earth Day (Apr. 22) and Arbor Day (Apr. 28), the Botany Belles and Beaus Garden Club offered you the opportunity to take a walk and explore your neighborhood with a scavenger tree hunt.   The goal was to find 10 tree related items, document them, and possibly win a prize, which have now been awarded. 

  • COLFAX, WI - Youth has been leading the track program for the Cardinals this season with sophomores leading both boys’ and girls’ teams in individual points in most meets.

    Last week was no exception as those same sophomores led each squad in individual points again.

    Erin Stans led the girls’ team when she took a second place in the 200 meter dash, as the top individual finisher for the girls’ team.

  • BALDWIN, WI – The Hawks softball team has been competing hard over the last week and a half with big wins on the road at Somerset and Amery. In last Saturday’s Bloomer Tourney it was stiffer competition with two tough back-to-back games with a loss in each, first to the Rice Lake Warriors and in the second match against Stratford the Hawks forced the game into extra innings then losing a close one. Here are the recaps of the four games:

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - The Cardinal baseball team responded to a 13-0 loss to Elk Mound with an 11-1 win over second place Pepin/Alma to establish the pecking order in the Dunn-St. Croix Small Division Conference. For now, the road to the conference championship still goes through Spring Valley.

    Unfortunately, the Cardinals followed that up with a loss to a tough Clear Lake team last Friday night by a 12-3 margin.

  • Six VMS 8th grade history students compete at State NHD

    WOODVILLE, WI -- Viking Middle School (VMS) had 42 8th grade history students compete in the Regional National History Day competition at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire on Thursday March 16, 2017. Of those forty-two, six VMS students qualified for State competition with their projects.

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - The Cardinal baseball team responded to a 13-0 loss to Elk Mound with an 11-1 win over second place Pepin/Alma to establish the pecking order in the Dunn-St. Croix Small Division Conference. For now, the road to the conference championship still goes through Spring Valley.

    Unfortunately, the Cardinals followed that up with a loss to a tough Clear Lake team last Friday night by a 12-3 margin.

  • COLFAX, WI - The Spring Valley golf team continues to hold the lead in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference golf standings, despite finishing in second place last week in Colfax.

    The Cardinals took first place in Mondovi on April 20th with a team score of 164. Valley was led by conference leader Tyler Leach with a nine-hole score of 35. The junior defending state champion in Division Three continues to lead the conference week-in and week-out.

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - Consistent play is still elusive for the Spring Valley softball team. They may put an inning or two together, but there also seems to be one or two bad innings that start with an error and snowball into something worse.

    Last week the Cardinal softball team dropped two games to some tough conference teams, dropping their record to 1-10 overall, 1-8 in conference play.

  • Hawks softball earns two big wins with smokin’ bats

    BALDWIN, WI – The Baldwin-Woodville softball team continues their winning ways earning two more big wins in their dominating 2017 season.

  • GLENWOOD CITY, WI - The Spring Valley track team competed at the GC Invite last week despite missing a number of key runners for the boys’ team. As a result, the girls’ took second place of five teams while the boys’ finished in fifth place of five teams.

    The girls’ were led by two first place finishes in the relays, the 4x100 and 4x200. Tatum Huntress, Erin Stans, Brianna O’Brien and Maddie Jacobson combined to take first in the 4x200 relay, then Camryn Wegner joined up with Stans, O’Brien and Jacobson for the 4x100 relay win.

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