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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
Second place
The Eagle River U10 baseball team took second place at a recent tournament with a 2-1 record. The team included, front row from left, Drake Miller, Brady Beyer, Eric Nagel, Nolan Lurvey and Russell Kline; back row, coach Justin Millis, coach Jim Beyer, Ryan Meunch, Cole Melton, Nick Krueger, Deven Millis, Chase Melton, Mitch McCanles and coach Rusty Lurvey. Missing from the photo was Frank Milanowski.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:35 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:36 PM )
Four of six feature races see repeat winners at speedway

Four of the six feature winners from the season opener the previous week came back to win their features again this past Friday night at Eagle River Speedway.

One of the closest races of the night took place in the Pure Stock feature.

Whenever C.J. Hedges Jr. of Tomahawk is in the race, many would expect him to be making the short trip to the Auto Value Victory Lane when the race is over. Hedges started out in the middle of the pack, and while he was working his way toward the front, the battle

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:34 PM
Eagles lose final three in GNC
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines baseball team lost to Tomahawk 7-3 in a Great Northern Conference (GNC) baseball game last Tuesday.

Pines also lost both games in a GNC doubleheader with Antigo Friday, losing 10-0 and 13-2.

Against Tomahawk, Pines took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:34 PM
Tourney winners
The Eagle River U12 baseball team recently won a tournament in Rhinelander. The team gave up five runs and hit 20 runs during the course of three games. The team included, front row from left, Brady Snedden, Aiden Lifschutz, Jackson Ledbetter, Martin Hoger and Joe Misina; back row, Drake Martin, Ryan Peterson, Clark Mouw, Nick Greenberg and Ben Tilley. Missing from the photo were coaches Del Ledbetter, Dean Hoger and Josh Tilley.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 1:33 PM