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Purple Pride Golf event set June 22

The Purple Pride Golf Fundraiser to help fight pancreatic cancer will be held Sunday, June 22, at Eagle River Golf Club.

Golfing will be limited to the first 40 two-person teams with paid registration. The format will be four-person teams consisting of two men and two women. Two-person teams will be paired to make a foursome.

Scoring will consist of the women’s scramble score plus the men’s scramble score on each hole.

The entry fee is $70 per player and includes

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:11 PM
Regional action
The Three Lakes Lady Jays softball team defeated Goodman-Pembine 8-4 last Tuesday in the second round of the WIAA Division 4 Regional playoffs before falling to Wausaukee 14-4 Thursday in the Regional Championship. Above, Maddie Lorbetske threw a pitch.              —Staff Photo By              ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:46 PM
Pines girls track team competes at Regional in Tomahawk and Sectional in Bloomer
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Northland Pines High School girls track team advanced two relay teams and four individuals to the WIAA Sectional meet in Division 2 after competing at the Regional in Tomahawk last Tuesday.

The Eagles found the Sectional competition Friday to be tough, and the team wasn’t able to advance any athletes to State.

“Our team has worked all season to perform their best at this meet in hopes of advancing to the Sectional meet, and as a collective group, we did just that,”?said Pines coach Josh Rhode.

The 4x800-meter relay team of Cali Sanborn,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:45 PM
Pines boys advance nine to Sectionals
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

One relay team and eight individual athletes from the Northland Pines High School boys track team placed well enough at the WIAA?Regional event in Tomahawk last Tuesday to move on to Sectional competition last Friday.

As a team, the Eagles placed second overall out of nine teams with a score of 113, just behind Mosinee with 125.

In their bid to qualify for State, none of the Eagles boys placed in the top four at the Sectional in Bloomer, according to results posted by the WIAA.

“It was a great night for a track meet at Tomahawk,”?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:45 PM
Three Lakes girls defeat Kingsford, Mich., in soccer
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

After falling to Kingsford, Mich., 2-0 a few weeks ago, the Three Lakes Lady Jays soccer team knew it would be another close match last Friday.

Ultimately, it was Three Lakes that came away with the 2-1 win.

Kingsford took the lead in the first half,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:44 PM
Eagles beat Lakeland 2-1 to finish second in GNC
Northland Pines freshman Lexi Smith headed this ball into the net off a corner kick from senior Carly Ridderbusch. Smith also scored the first goal of the game, unassisted, as the Eagles beat Lakeland 2-1.                                  —STAFF PHOTO
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines girls soccer team defeated Lakeland 2-1 Monday to finish in second place in the Great Northern Conference (GNC) with a 9-2-1 record.

“This was a great way to end the regular season and to prepare for the Regional playoffs,” said Pines coach Wendy McCormack.

Pines also beat Medford 9-1 last Tuesday and lost to Rhinelander 4-1 Thursday. The Hodags won the conference title with a 12-0 record.

The Eagles came out strong against Lakeland

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:40 PM
Three Lakes advances five track athletes to Sectional

Five members of the Bluejays track team will advance to WIAA?Sectional competition after participating in the Regional event last Tuesday in Suring.

With only the top four athletes in each event moving on, the Bluejays advanced five athletes in five events into Friday’s WIAA?Sectional meet in Marathon.

Other teams in attendance at the Regional were Coleman, Crivitz, Gillett, Lena/St. Thomas Academy, Menominee Indian, Wabeno, Wolf River Lutheran and the host school, Suring.

Senior Jena Miles led the way for the Bluejays,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:39 PM
Hodag Run for Your Life set June 28 in Rhinelander

The YMCA?of the Northwoods will hold its eighth annual Run for Your Life five-kilometer (5K) and 10-kilometer (10K) Saturday, June 28, on the streets of Rhinelander.

Presented by Superior Diesel and Habush Habush & Rottier Charitable Fund, the race will begin at 9 a.m. at Stevensport Square in downtown Rhinelander and will conclude at the same location.

All preregistered participants will receive an official Hodag Run dri-wick shirt, and awards will be given to the top three male and female runners in each age bracket.

The top overall male and female finishers in each

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:39 PM
Ladies golf league to start June 10

The 19th Hole Puttettes, a women’s social golf league, will meet Tuesdays at 2 p.m. at the 19th Hole golf course in St. Germain. The first league event will take place June 10.

All women interested in golfing are welcome to attend.

Following golf, there will be a social gathering at the on-site restaurant. For more information, call Loretta at (715) 542-3510.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:39 PM
Third place
The Wisconsin Michigan Destroyers 2004 AAA youth hockey team recently took third place at the Midwest AAA Showdown tournament in Fond du Lac. The team includes, front row from left, Mark Ladewig, Dakota Maki, Jacob Barth, Darian Bender, Brent Gulenchyn, Hunter Bill, Zack Friske and Ty Gilbertson; second row, Jordan Grace, Madison Stebbeds, Josh Dekarske, Braxton Zaleski, Jacob Dekarske, Judah Leder, Tylor White and Payton Smith; back, coach Jeff Stebbeds.                         —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:38 PM