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SPRING VALLEY, WI - Potential is a dangerous word. It can be used to motivate, and it can be used to denigrate. It’s promises unfulfilled, and dreams that are achieved.

  • Cardinals upset 10th ranked Colfax, D-SC beware!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Potential is a dangerous word. It can be used to motivate, and it can be used to denigrate. It’s promises unfulfilled, and dreams that are achieved.

  • Slow start dooms Cardinals against Mondovi, Mounders in conference play

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - The girls’ basketball team at Spring Valley has been struggling with slow starts lately. They have been struggling to get points early on in games, and even to get wins. That’s the bad news. The good news is that the Cardinals, despite falling behind in games or in the season, have shown no signs of quitting, no let-up in effort.

  • Girls’ basketball team still looking for first win

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Discovering new roles and new players gaining experience on the floor can often take plenty of time for teams that have had a lot of turnover from one season to the next.

    The girls’ basketball team in Spring Valley is experiencing that right now, with many players trying to figure out their role on the floor, others just trying to get their feet under them.

  • Cardinal wrestlers start off season with good showing in Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH, WI – There has been a lot of turnover and a lot of newcomers into the fold for the Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team this year. The team doesn’t have wrestlers at a few weight classes, but will still be competitive, and that was shown last weekend in Ellsworth.

    Obviously, Ellsworth has been the cream of the crop in Division 2 in the state for years and their Invitational brings in some good competition from both Minnesota and Wisconsin.

  • Cardinal boys open season with up and down week

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The season may have just begun, but the growing pains are coming through for a team that has few players with experience on the varsity floor.

    It was evident in all three games last week, a win and two losses, that there is a lot of inexperience on the floor. The Cardinals got a good team effort in the season opening win over Eau Claire Immanuel, struggled later in the game against a very good Clear Lake team, and was outmuscled and outplayed against a tough Fall Creek team, the latter two losses.

  • Cardinal boys’ hoops team leaning on leadership to help steer the ship

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - It’s a cliche to say that a team is only as good as it’s leaders, but when you have leaders that are unselfish, that are tutors to younger players, that are willing to put their own stats aside for the better of the team, then you have successful leaders, and thus a successful program.

    Spring Valley head basketball coach Rob Bosshart has a couple of good leaders that have plenty of experience on the varsity floor.

  • [CAMPUS NEWS:] Wicker races to All-America honors, takes 36th at NCAA meet

    WINNECONNE, WI – In two short seasons running cross country for the Cornell Rams, senior Mason Wicker (SR/Baldwin, Wisconsin) established himself as one of the program's all-time best.

  • Blackhawks Boys Basketball Booster Club holds successful fundraiser

    BALDWIN, WI – The B-W Blackhawks Boys Basketball Booster Club had its successful inaugural spaghetti supper & silent auction fundraiser.  On Sunday, November 11, nearly 400 family and supporters filled the Baldwin Cave Dahl American Legion Post 240 building. 

  • Cardinal girls’ drop game to Clear Lake, conference games start tonight

    CLEAR LAKE, WI - Ball security is something key to gaining victories in most sports, most importantly in basketball.

    When teams turn the ball over a lot, they tend to have an incredibly uphill battle to get a win. Some teams can overcome those mental errors that cause turnovers by getting a lot of steals, shooting incredibly well, playing excellent defense.

  • Lady Cardinals fall to Alma-Pepin in nail biter of season opener

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - The beginning of s new season always holds a lot of promise and potential. Players are excited to get the season going, to play against players other than their own teammates. Coaches get to see how their plans are working out. Fans get to see what their teams are made of.

    The Spring Valley girls’ basketball team lost their season opener last Thursday against Alma-Pepin here last Thursday, 52-45.

  • Cardinal girls’ hoops looking for senior leadership in ‘18-’19 season

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - There is a lot to be said for a team with good leadership, usually winners is the key term.

    “We have a really good core of seniors,” said Head Coach Sean Hoolihan.

  • Borgerding, Fesenmaier, Bosshart among 7 Cardinals on All-Conference, academic teams

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - A share of the conference title is nice, making a run in the state playoffs is better.

  • Johansen, Kado earn volleyball All-Conference honors

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - High school volleyball season may have ended, but the honors for a couple of Spring Valley players for their play on the floor for the season are now known.

    The good news is that both players that earned All-Conference honors will be back next season, so Head Coach Kelli Schlegel has a little something to build with.

  • Cardinals fall in level 2 match-up with Regis

    EAU CLAIRE, WI - Every season has to come to an end sometime, for most schools it happens sooner than they want to.

    The hard part of bowing out of the playoffs is being able to do it on your own terms, playing the best game possible and feeling good about how you played, even in a loss.

  • B-W Boys Soccer on road to State Tourney

    BALDWIN, WI – The Baldwin-Woodville Boys varsity soccer team has qualified to play at the 37th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIIA) Boys Soccer State Tournament that will take place Thursday-Saturday, November 1-3 at KOHLER Engines Stadium at Uihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  • Volleyball team battles, but falls to Elk Mound in WIAA opener

    ELK MOUND, WI - It’s hard to put a good spin on a season ending loss, but Spring Valley had been peaking coming into the WIAA opening round match with Elk Mound.

    The problem was, Elk Mound has a good team.

    The Mounders topped the Cardinals earlier in the season in three games, and while the match was a three-game sweep then, Valley played well.

  • Baldwin-Woodville fall athletes honored

    BALDWIN, WI – Several exceptional Baldwin-Woodville fall sports athletes have been recognized for their outstanding achievements.

    Many B-W boys soccer players were recognized by Middle Border Conference coaches for All Conference honors this post season.

  • SV Cross-Country season ends in Boyceville, boys’ finish fifth

    BOYCEVILLE, WI - On a very cold and blustery day, the 2018 the SV cross-country season came to an end at the WIAA Sectional Meet in Boyceville. Some were probably happy it ended, being able to get out of the cold, snowy wind that plagued both the boys and girls’ races.

  • Cardinals take down Buffaloes, Goliath (Regis) next for Valley

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Beating the same team twice in one season is very difficult in high school football. There are just too many variables that can happen, especially if the first game was a tight scoring affair.

  • B-W Boys soccer report: Spooner, Unity St. Croix Falls playoff

    BALDWIN, WI – Two more teams fell to the Spear of the winning B-W boys soccer team during two rounds of a 2018-playoff games series last week.


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