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Eagles upset Hodags 6-5 on ball diamond
Tanner Beaman tossed a complete game in the Eagles’ 6-5 victory over Rhinelander.                 —STAFF PHOTO
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines Eagles baseball team got a huge win last week, upsetting Rhinelander 6-5 in a Great Northern Conference (GNC)?game at Hodag Park.

The Eagles erupted for six runs on six hits in the top of the?second?inning. Rhinelander also had an error in the inning.

Tanner Beaman started the second inning with a single, followed by a single from Hunter Kaehler and a RBI single from Logan Meier. Dan Peters pushed Kaehler across on an RBI double and scored on a two-RBI triple

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:31 PM
Eagle River Speedway to host races Friday night
Eagle River Speedway has moved its race program to Friday nights. Returning to the one-third-mile tri-oval track will be the fast Micro Sprint vehicles.        —STAFF PHOTO

Spring is here and stock cars are set to take to the one-third-mile tri-oval at Eagle River Speedway this Friday night. Pits and stands will open at 5 p.m. and hot laps are set to start at 7 p.m.

For the past 39 years, this popular North Woods

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:29 PM
Season's end
The Phelps Knights junior high girls volleyball team recently finished its 2014 season, with the seventh-graders going 1-5 and the eighth-graders going 4-5. The team included, front row from left, Teresa Kopanski, Marti Rudawski, Richeal Montezon Long, Alexis Sieg and Madisen Hassell; back row, Alexandria Myszka, Angela Pietenpol, Ashley Buckmaster, Katherine Lewis, Holly Young and coach Jennifer Mueller.             —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:28 PM
Three Lakes track team breaks 12 personal bests
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Three Lakes Bluejays track team hosted its final home meet of the season last Thursday amongst frigid conditions and good competition.

The team performed well at home, breaking 12 personal bests, scoring an average of 12 points per athlete and setting a new girls school record in the pole vault.

With only a few meets remaining on the schedule, seven teams (Antigo, Laona/Wabeno, Mercer, North­land Pines, Rhine­lander and Wisconsin Valley Lutheran) competed against Three Lakes for the top spot.

“There were many highlights in the meet,

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:28 PM
Discovery Center opens registration for triathlon

The North Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters will hold its annual Just Tri It triathlon Saturday, June 28, at 8:30 a.m.

The event typically at­tracts more than 200 people, according to organizers, and is good for both first-timers and experienced athletes.

Included are a 300-yard Statehouse Lake swim, 10-kilometer bike ride through the woods and a five-kilometer wilderness run.

Participants may register

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:28 PM
Eagles beat Wausau Newman to improve to 5-1-1 in GNC
Northland Pines senior Kailyn Hogenmiller scored on this shot against Wausau Newman. She took a pass from Emily Saltenberger and placed the ball past the Newman goalie and into the net.                       —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines Eagles girl soccer team won three games last week, including a 6-1 victory over Wausau-Newman in Great Northern Conference (GNC) play last Thursday at Sam Larson Field.

The Eagles also beat Iron Mountain, Mich., 3-0, in a nonconference game last Tuesday and went 1-2 in the Waupaca tournament Saturday in three close games.

Against Newman, Pines got on the board first

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:26 PM
Lady Jays softball team goes 9-0 in whirlwind week
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

In another busy week, the Three Lakes Lady Jays made a clean sweep, winning nine of nine games.

The team started with 16-0 and 10-1 wins over White Lake last Tuesday, and went on to defeat Elcho 5-2 and 20-1 Thursday, Goodman-Pembine 3-2 and 5-0 Friday, Northland Pines 11-1 Saturday and Laona-Wabeno 6-0 and 11-2 Monday.

Maddie Lorbetske led the team in the

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:25 PM
Devil’s Elbow run/walk scheduled in Woodruff

The fourth annual Devil’s Elbow Sunset Trail Run/

Walk will be held Saturday, June 14, at the Trout Lake Golf Club in Woodruff.

This year, both five- and 10-kilometer races will be offered. All ages and ability levels are welcome to register.

Proceeds from the event will

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:25 PM
Northwood Golf Club to celebrate 25 years

Northwood Golf Club will celebrate its 25th year in business with an event Sunday, May 18, at the course, located at 3131 Golf Course Rd. in Rhinelander.

Mayor Richard Johns will hold a dedication ceremony for the course at noon, and golfers may take advantage of half-price golf all day long.

Visitors and club members may enter drawings for golf prize packages and gift certificates, and Mulligan’s Bar & Grill will offer food and drink specials all day.

“We’re thrilled that we’re able to celebrate 25

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 10:38 AM
Michael James wins 18th Journeys
Full marathon runners got off to an early start, toeing the line at 8 a.m. Saturday just west of Star Lake. There were 91 finishers in the 26.2-mile race, which is coordinated by the Eagle River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.                —STAFF?PHOTOS

Mary Flaws takes first for women

By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

An all-time record 1,077 athletes took part in the 18th annual Journeys Marathon Saturday, as Michael James of Kaukauna won the overall 26.2-mile race and Mary Flaws of Waukesha was the first in the female division.

The race,  put on annually be the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, started just west of Star Lake and ended in Riverview Park in Eagle River.

James, who took second in the marathon last year,

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:35 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:50 PM )