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Eagle River Golf Pro Howard Manske recently offered a week of free golf instruction to students at Northland Pines High School as a part of the Wisconsin PGA Junior Foundation’s Golf in Schools program. Manske taught five physical education classes per day for the entire week. The students were provided equipment to use during the indoor instruction.      —Staff Photo By     ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:56 PM
State champs
The U16 Wisconsin Elite Hockey League team recently took home the State Championship and will advance to the National Championship in Reston, Va. The  team included Eagle River’s Colton Raymond and Newey Spencer, along with players from Antigo, Wisconsin Rapids, Rhinelander, the Wausau area and Stevens Point.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:55 PM
ERRA?to hold year-end dinner

The Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) will hold a year-end dinner Monday, April 14, at Eagle Waters Resort to wrap up the 2013-’14 season of youth hockey and figure skating.

The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and will raise money for ERRA programming through silent auctions and raffles.

Tickets cost $30 apiece and may be purchased through Saturday, April 5, at Mocha Moose Café in the Vilas Village Mall.

For more information,

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:55 PM
Over 350 registered for Journeys

The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center will host the 18th annual Journeys Marathon Saturday, May 10.

Registration brochures are now available, according to Kim Emerson, chamber events coordinator. She said more than 350 runners are already entered in the Journeys events.

Journeys Marathon, voted One of the Top 5 “Best Kept Marathon Secrets” by Runner’s World magazine, will again offer something for everyone — competitively and noncompetitively.  Journeys Marathon and Half Marathon are USATF-certified courses and the full

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 12:54 PM
State champs
The Eagle River Pee Wee B youth hockey team recently won the State Championship trophy from the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association. The team included, front row from left, Brett Nesbitt, Zach Maillette, Jesse Ebert, Adam Sima and Trevor Romatoski; back row, coach Gregg Nesbitt, Abby Ahlborn, Cooper Cox, Sam Garske, Jacob Martin, Max Brown, coach David Cox and coach Kurt Romatoski.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:50 AM
Northland Pines girls track hosts first indoor meet of year
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Northland Pines High School girls track team hosted its first meet of the season last Thursday, taking home fifth place out of nine teams.

Edgar won the meet with 136 points, followed by Newman Catholic with 122, Chequamegon with 97, Hayward with 71.5, Pines with 52, Three Lakes with 50, Ashland with 48.5, Rib Lake with 32 and Menominee Indian with 10.

“This was a very solid first meet for our team,”

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:49 AM
Falcons split pair of hockey games
By Gene Adamovich
Special to the News-Review

Last Friday night the Eagle River Falcons lost a heartbreaker 6-5 on their home ice to the Calumet Wolverines and then traveled to Fond du Lac Saturday for an exhibition game with the Bears, posting an impressive 8-3 win.

Friday’s game was played in the Cube due to structural concerns of the roof on the Dome. The Eagle River Recreation Association board has canceled all scheduled activities in the Dome until the situation has been inspected by an engineer and determined safe.

“It was quite different playing in the Cube with the larger sheet of ice and a smaller crowd,”

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:49 AM
Rosner, Maney get NLC honors
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

Three Lakes sophomore Gavin Maney and Phelps junior Robert Rosner earned second team all-conference honors in the Northern Lakes Conference (NLC) for the 2013-’14 season.

Meanwhile, Three Lakes senior Jordan Wales, Phelps junior Nicholas Cirese and Phelps freshman Sawyer Rosner earned honorable mention.

Maney scored 13.5 points per game this season, making 124 field goals, 35 free-throws and seven three-pointers.

Robert Rosner averaged 8 points per game,

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:47 AM
Sanborn, Roach to compete at national hockey tourney
Cali Sanborn, left, and Jessica Roach of Eagle River will be competing in National Championships in Boston April 2-6. —Contributed Photo

Team Wisconsin (TW) will send hockey skaters Cali Sanborn and Jessica Roach of Eagle River to compete in the USA?Tier 1 Hockey National Championships in Boston, Mass., April 2-6.

Other northern Wisconsin skaters joining junior forward Sanborn and senior defenseman Roach will be junior defenseman Nicole Nerva of Tomahawk and junior forward Kelly Knetter of Wausau.

Nerva and Knetter were on the TW U16 team that made

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:45 AM
Volkmann of Phelps named to first team for fourth time

Phelps senior Ashley Volkmann earned first team all-conference honors for the fourth straight year in the Northern Lakes Conference (NLC), while Three Lakes seniors Peyton Radaj and Lindsay Schoff made the second team.

Earning honorable mention were Phelps senior Kendra Pietenpol and Three Lakes junior Erika Running.

Volkmann averaged a double-double for the season with 14.7 points per game and 12.7 rebounds per game. Over her four-year career, she scored 1,328 points and collected 995 rebounds.

“Ashley is one of those special players that most coaches

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:45 AM