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Eagle girls tie Lakeland 0-0, then beat Antigo 9-0 in GNC
Pines senior midfielder Carly Ridderbusch moved the ball up the field against Lakeland in the 0-0 tie.       —STAFF PHOTO
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines girls soccer team tied Lakeland 0-0 and beat Antigo 9-0 in a pair of Great Northern Conference (GNC) games last week.

Pines also lost two nonconference games to Ashland and Wisconsin Rapids Assumption in a double dual on Sam Larson Field last Saturday.

After 100 minutes of soccer last Tuesday night in Minocqua,

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:25 PM
Second place
The 2014 Wisconsin Michigan Destroyers AAA youth hockey team recently took second place in a tournament in Minneapolis, Minn. The Destroyers beat a Denver, Colo., team 12-1, a team from Minneapolis 6-4, and another Denver team 7-2. The team lost 10-3 to a team from Manitoba, Canada, and lost to that team a second time (10-5) in the championship game. The team included, in front, Darian Bender; second row, from left, Ty Gilbertson, Dakota Maki, Luke Helgeson, Brent Gulenchyn, Hunter Bill, Mark Ladewig and Zack Friske; back row, assistant coach Andy Zaleski, Braxton Zaleski, Tylor White, Madison Stebbeds, Jacob Dekarske, Josh Dekarske, Jacob Barth, Alec Lesavage, Jordan Grace and head coach Jeff Stebbeds. 	—Contributed Photo
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:24 PM
Three Lakes girls soccer team begins new season with 4-0 win
The Lady Jays soccer team is returning 11 letterwinners to the field this season, including, front row from left, Karlie Stefonik, Havala Snyder, Bella Devereaux and Erin Peczynski; back row, Brianna Sanderfoot, Emma Beavers, Kacey Running, Erika Running, Lindsay Schoff, Natalie Miller and Holly Belland. —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Three Lakes Bluejays girls soccer team defeated Amherst 4-0 to start its season last Friday at home.

Early in the first half, Bluejays forward Erika Running got the momentum rolling with a score off a penalty kick.

Three Lakes defender Erin Peczynski took a nice shot after a corner kick to put the Bluejays ahead 2-0.

“A few minutes later, Karlie Stefonik

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:40 PM
Eagle River Speedway schedules racing on Fridays for 2014 season

Eagle River Speedway has announced it will move racing from Tuesday nights to Friday nights and is slated to open the first race of the season Friday, May 23.

The Speedway also will expand to include a Super Truck Division, and on an alternating weekly schedule, also will include ABC Six Cylinders.

This is in addition to the WISSOTA-sanctioned Midwest Modifieds and Street Stocks, Micro-Sprint 600s, Pure Stocks and Junior Sprints.

“The move from Tuesday nights to Friday nights is

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:39 PM
Eagles beat Medford for first GNC victory
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines base­ball team lost to Lakeland 8-6 last Thursday, but bounced back with an im­pressive 10-6 victory at Medford Friday.

The Eagles used a rally in both Great Northern Conference (GNC) games to keep the contests close.

With Lakeland leading 5-0 in the sixth inning, Pines rallied back on a three-run double from Tim Ebert and he was driven in with a two- out double by Ryan Brown making it a 5-4 game.

However, the T-Birds answered with three runs

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:39 PM
Olson Memorial Golf Classic set at Eagle River Golf Course

The Walter E. Olson Memorial Library Foundation will hold its 20th annual golf classic Sunday, June 8, at Eagle River Golf Course.

This year, the golf classic will introduce a new format featuring a two-person scramble in six flights and $1,800 in prizes.

Tee time is slated for 2 p.m. with dinner and the awards presentation to follow.

Golfers will also have the opportunity to

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:38 PM
Jays softball
The Three Lakes Lady Jays softball team lost 10-0 to Phillips last Friday and fell 4-1 to Wausaukee Monday. Maddie Lorbetske was on the mound pitching for Three Lakes Friday night (above).                   —Staff Photo By                  ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:37 PM
Eagle girls win 2 in GNC; host Tomahawk Thursday

The Northland Pines girls softball team played a pair of doubleheaders in the Great Northern Conference (GNC) last week, winning two games at Lakeland but then dropping two contests at Medford 24 hours later.

The Eagles beat Lakeland 22-12 and 13-3 last Thursday, only the third and fourth games of the season for Pines who already had three doubleheaders postponed due to poor weather.

“We got an all-around great effort in the first and second games,” said Pines coach Mike Cox.

The coach said the Eagles got good

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:37 PM
Pines girls finish meet in middle of the pack
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Northland Pines High School girls track team finished in the top half of a nine-team meet last Tuesday at home.

Tomahawk won the meet with 177 points, followed by Houghton, Mich., with 143, Calumet with 101, Pines with 64, Mercer with 54, Hurley with 49, Wakefield-Marinesco, Mich., with 26, Watersmeet, Mich., with 16 and Three Lakes with 16.

“We were missing several top scorers

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:36 PM
Eagles split GNC games, host Medford Thursday
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines girls soccer team split a pair of Great Northern Conference (GNC) games last week, including a 10-0 win at Antigo and a 2-1 loss at Rhine­lander.

Last Tuesday against Antigo, Pines got on the board less than two minutes into the game as Lauren Lenz received a pass from Carly Ridderbusch and slotted the ball past the Antigo keeper.

Lexi Smith then scored on a high shot just out of the keeper’s reach. Ridderbusch got her first goal of the game from an outside shot again going high out of the keeper's reach.

Lenz got her second goal on a pass from

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:35 PM