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Last week’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Championship was a first in Eleva-Strum school history and just the third baseball title won by a Trempealeau County school. The last county or Dairyland Conference baseball team to bring home a gold ball was the 1986 Whitehall High...
Summer baseball is underway for the Arcadia Legion Post 17 squad. Post 17 hosted Onalaska last Thursday for its summer opener, a game that ended with a 7-6 loss. Arcadia has three games this week, which began on Monday in Black River Falls and continued with a doubleheader in West Salem on...
Two Trempealeau County legion baseball teams faced off in a doubleheader that included some late drama last week as Whitehall got the better of G-E-T Post 354. Whitehall Post 191 earned a sweep last Thursday at home in a two-game series that started with a walk-off victory for the Norse at...

Eleva-Strum senior Carter Gunderson (left) was cheerfully mobbed by classmate Justin Becker moments after the Cardinals won a WIAA Division Four state semifinal behind a game-winning hit from Gunderson, who also pitched four scoreless innings in the 3-2 win over Pacelli.    (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

With the top of the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team’s batting order due up in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s WIAA Division Four state semifinal, the Cardinals embraced an opportunity with their season hanging in the balance at Appleton’s Fox Cities Stadium. Eleva-Strum, the top-seeded team in...

            Sophomore catcher Andi Beck picked up a bunt attempt and threw to first base for an out late in last Tuesday’s sectional semifinal playoff game at Blair-Taylor High School. The Wildcats lost 2-0 to Eleva-Strum. (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

The Blair-Taylor softball team ran into a buzzsaw as they didn’t manage a hit against a red-hot Eleva-Strum team in the 2-0 sectional semifinal loss last week Tuesday. The Wildcats beat the Cardinals twice during the regular season, including May 3 when the team scored three runs in the bottom of...
Arcadia senior Joey Theis and Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau senior Domanick Knott ended the 2024 boys golf season for Times area golfers last week. Theis and Knott were among the 72 golfers who traveled to Turtleback Golf Course in Rice Lake last Tuesday for a WIAA Division Two sectional tournament....
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School baseball team challenged the top team in its regional last week. The ninth-seeded Red Hawks (6-13) sat tied with St. Croix Central (15-5 this season) through four innings, but the latter scored the first run of the game to claim a 1-0 lead in the bottom of...

            Whitehall catcher Connor Stevens fielded a throw while Fall Creek’s Ethan Westrate

 began to slide into home. Westrate was called safe on a close play for the Crickets’ first run in a 3-0 win.           (Times photograph by Andrew Dannehy) 

A week after scoring 17 runs combined in two games, the Whitehall baseball team’s season came to an end with just one hit in a 3-0 loss at Fall Creek last week Tuesday. Whitehall’s only hit came with two outs in the top of the seventh. Connor Stevens singled, but he didn’t get past first base as...
The Independence/Gilmanton baseball team had a chance to erase a two-run deficit and in the seventh inning, but couldn’t get the clutch hit it needed. The Indees trailed 2-0 entering the final frame but managed three hits in the inning. Carlos Montalvo led off with a single and scored when Ricky...

            Arcadia junior Ted Teske placed sixth in the Division Two boys long jump competition at Saturday’s WIAA state championship track and field meet. Teske’s jump of 21 feet, 8 1/2 inches was enough to reach the podium at UW-La Crosse.        (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

Arcadia junior Ted Teske saved his best leap for last in the boys long jump competition on Saturday, and the distance held up as enough to earn Teske a podium finish at the WIAA Division Two state track and field championships. Teske leaped 21 feet, 8 1/2 inches in his sixth and final jump to place...

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