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ERRA to hold benefit dinner

The Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) will hold its end-of-the-season benefit dinner and silent auction Monday, April 14, at 6 p.m. at Eagle Waters Resort in Eagle River.

Tickets will cost $30 apiece and this is an adults-only event. Proceeds from the raffles and silent auction will fund ERRA’s general operations.

Auctions items will include figure skating and hockey lessons, an autographed Packers 2013-’14 football, autographed women’s USA Hockey jersey, a round of golf at Lac Vieux Desert Casino and gift certificates.

For more information or tickets, contact Amanda at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (715) 617-4519.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:40 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 08, 2014 1:32 PM )
Knights baseball team to return four players

The Phelps High School baseball team will compete in the junior varsity program this season, due to a general lack of participation.

Letterwinners returning to play for the Knights include Nicholas Cirese, Nathan Cirese and Robert Rosner. Matt Oliver, who did not play his junior year, also is returning to play.

Kyle Bretz will be the team’s only senior. New recruits include Travis Buckmaster, Taylor Huza, Sawyer Rosner and Jake Martinez.

Riley Brockman also will compete on the team this year,

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:39 PM
Horseshoe league sets meeting

The Headwaters Horseshoe League will hold an organizational meeting Thursday, April 17, at 6 p.m. at Eagle Lanes.

All teams interested in  playing in the league should have a member attend the meeting.

The 2014 schedule will be made up based on the team representation at the meeting. A sponsor fee of $30 will be due at this time.

New teams and individuals are welcome to attend. For more information, call Cliff Erickson at (715) 479-1059.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:39 PM
League champs
The Phelps 9-Ball League recently announced that Holiday Lodge III won the league championship. The team included, from left, Greg Buckmaster, Jason Nagle and Rex Rohrs. They had a total of 83 wins for the year. Plaques and trophies were presented at the banquet held at Holiday Lodge, with Jill Sobiek providing food and beverage.                                                               —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:38 PM
Pines invite
The Northland Pines High School track team hosted its second indoor meet of the season last Thursday night in the field house. The Pines girls took fourth place out of seven teams. Meanwhile, the boys placed third out of a tough nine-team field. Scenes at the event included, above, Maria Wait of the Eagles running a relay race.  —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 1:01 PM
Eagle boys take third at home track meet
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Northland Pines High School boys track team took third place out of a tough field of nine teams at its home meet last Thursday night in the field house.

Chequamegon won the meet with 130 points, followed by Kingsford with 115, Northland Pines with 101, Ashland with 92, Antigo with 79, West Iron County with 35, Wakefield-Marinesco with 29, Crivitz with 29, and Watersmeet High with five.

“It was a close meet for us the entire time,”?said Pines coach John Hayes. “There were only a couple of times during the meet where the top five teams weren’t within 10 points of each other.”

With two running events to go, Kingsford was winning,

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:59 PM
Jays track teams compete at Lakeland
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Three Lakes Bluejays track team traveled to Minocqua last Thursday for its second indoor competition of the 2014 season, building on the progress of last week’s season opener.

With only Jena Miles and Peyton Radaj competing for the Lady Jays, the team still racked up 15 points between them to finish sixth.

The boys team, led by their seniors,

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:58 PM
Tourney winners
The Northland Pines eighth-grade 3-on-3 basketball team recently took first place at the Hodag 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament with wins over Rib Lake, Lakeland and Rhinelander. The team included, from left, Dawson Hogenmiller, Sam Smith and Hunter Rose. 	—Contributed Photo
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:57 PM
Packers Tailgate Tour tickets still available

Tickets are still available for the Packers Tailgate Tour party in Merrill April 19, the team announced Monday. The party will benefit the Riverbend Trail.

Tailgate party tickets may be purchased at the Merrill Chamber of Commerce, located at 705 N. Center Ave. in Merrill; Dave’s County Market, 300 E. 1st St., Merrill; and Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, 3404 E. Main St., Merrill.

Tickets also are available online at

Tour celebrities will in­clude

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:57 PM
Softball league plans meeting

The Northern Lakes Softball League will hold its annual meeting for the upcoming 2014 softball season at Eagle Lanes in Eagle River Sunday, April 20, at 7 p.m.

All new teams and players are welcome to join the league.  For any questions, contact Donald Tess at (715) 891-2059 or  donaldtess@­

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:57 PM