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Northwoods United Way plans annual golf scramble

The Northwoods United Way will hold its annual golf scramble Saturday, June 21, at St. Germain Golf Club and the 19th Hole Family Sports Bar & Grill in St. Germain.

Participants will have two golfing choices to support one good cause.

St. Germain Golf Club will offer 18 holes of golf

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:16 PM
Golf spectacular
The annual Angel On My Shoulder Golf Spectacular was held Friday at the St. Germain Golf Club. A total of 186 golfers gathered for the start of the event. Above, former Green Bay Packers William Henderson, Eugene Robinson and Gilbert Brown pose for a photo with Angel On My Shoulder founder Lolly Rose. John Ansay of Port Washington hit a hole-in-one and won a trip to Napa Valley. He donated the prize back and raised $9,000 in a live auction.                —Staff Photo By              ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:14 PM
Three Lakes girls end soccer season
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Three Lakes Lady Jays soccer team defeated Newman Catholic 2-0 last Thursday in the first round of WIAA Regional playoffs before losing to Saint Mary’s Central 2-0 Saturday at the championship to end the season.

The Bluejays also defeated Ironwood, Mich., 4-0 last Monday and Bayfield-Washburn 3-2 Tuesday.

The girls had a tough game against Newman, but came out ahead, according to Three Lakes coach Stacy Stroud.

“We managed to hang on for the win,”

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:12 PM
Freedom 5K Fun Run set June 29 in St. Germain

The town of St. Germain will kick off its Fourth of July festivities Sunday, June 29, with the 10th annual Freedom 5K Fun Run. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. with race-day registration and check-in from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m.

As in the past, proceeds from the race will be used for maintenance and development of the St. Germain Bike and Hike Trail. Over the past nine years, the event has raised nearly $25,000 to aid in the construction and maintenance of the trail.

The 3.1-mile run will begin across the parking lot

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:12 PM
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