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Youth softball sign up slated

A youth softball registration meeting will be held Wednesday, March 26, at 6:15 p.m., in the commons area of Northland Pines High School.

Those who have already signed up should still attend the meeting.

This is the only youth softball league in the Northland Pines School District.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:36 PM
Tourney champs
Team Green Energy U12 recently won first place after an overtime shootout in the championship game at the Cabin Fever Soccer Tournament in Eagle River. The team included, from left, Jared Savage, Aiden Lifschultz, Liam Oas, Zak Kroschel, along with coach Aaron Lifschultz (back).  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:35 PM
Three Lakes girls fall to Goodman in WIAA Regional championship
Erika Running got open in the paint and shot a turn-around jump shot against a Goodman-Pembine player in the Regional final at Pembine Saturday. The Patriots won the game 51-39 to advance to the Sectional.            —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

After a first-round Regional win over Florence 52-38 last Tuesday and a win over Suring 53-46 in round two Thursday, the Three Lakes Lady Jays basketball team ended its season with a 51-39 Regional final loss to conference rival Goodman-Pembine Saturday.

The win over Florence marked the first playoff win for the Lady Jays in a number of years, according to coach Michele Brown.

“The girls were excited,” she said.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 2:00 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, March 11, 2014 2:01 PM )
Falcons pick up pair of league victories
By Gene Adamovich
Special to the News-Review

The Eagle River Falcons hosted the De Pere Deacons and the Fond du Lac Bears last weekend in Great Lakes Hockey League action.

The Falcons offense was clicking in both contests as they netted 18 total goals on the weekend, downing De Pere 9-4 Friday night and edging out Fond du Lac 9-8 in a thriller Saturday night in overtime.

The Bears earned one point in the standings for the tie in regulation and the home team two points for the overtime win.

In Friday’s match-up with the Deacons, the Falcons dominated early,

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:59 PM
Eagles go cold in 2 quarters in Regional loss to Peshtigo
Northland Pines senior Ashley Mai, who finished the game with 19 points, looked up court to pass to teammate Lexi Smith in the Eagles’ Regional loss to Peshtigo.
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines girls basketball team saw its season come to an end last Friday in the WIAA Division Regional semifinal game, as the second-seeded Eagles lost to third-seeded Peshtigo 57-47.

It was the first time in a number of years that a Pines girls basketball team hosted a second-round Regional tournament game. Peshtigo came into the game with an overall record of 20-2 and Pines sported an 18-4 overall record.

Pines came out of the gate quickly,

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:57 PM
Four Eagle skaters earn all-conference
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

Freshman forward Amanda Sergent of the Northland Pines girls hockey team was named to the first team all-conference in the Great Northern Conference (GNC) for the 2013-’14 season.

Meanwhile, senior Jessica Roach and juniors Cali Sanborn and Kali Ebert made the second team. Pines coach Patrick Schmidt was named Coach of the Year.

Sergent was sixth in the GNC?for

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:57 PM
Pines’ Skarbek receives honorable mention in GNC
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Great Northern Conference (GNC) has an­nounced its boys basketball all-conference team, including one player from North­land Pines.

Eagles junior guard A.J. Skarbek received honorable mention to the all-conference  team. Skarbek was second in the conference in rebounding, averaging seven boards a game. He also was tied for first in steals, averaging 2.3 a game. He average seven points a game for the Eagles.

Players named to the first team were Rhinelander

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:55 PM
Phelps Lady Knights defeat Niagara, finish season with loss to Goodman
Coach Jason Pertile and members of the Phelps Lady Knights looked on as freshman Amanda Grmick took the ball down the court during last Tuesday’s WIAA?Regional tournament game against Niagara.             —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Phelps Lady Knights basketball team ended its season last week with a 37-31 win over Niagara last Tuesday and a 57-34 loss to Goodman-Pembine Friday in the WIAA Regional tournament.

The game against Niagara was close after the first period, as the Lady Knights took a narrow 14-13 lead after the first quarter.

From there, the game remained close. Every time Phelps tried to open things up,

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:54 PM
Snowshoe Challenge draws over 40 entrants

More than 40 adults and youths participated in four events at the 2014 Snowshoe Challenge at Trig’s Klondike Days in Eagle River March 1.

A total of nine men participated in the men’s 5-kilometer race on the wooded snowshoe course behind Rocking W Stables.

Derek Tassler, 39, of Tomahawk, won the race in 21 minutes, 32 seconds. The second-place male was Kyle Rogers, 30, of Rhine­lander, who finished the race in 24:04, and the third-place male was Andrew Niemi, 14, of Ironwood, Mich., with a time of 24:16.

The women’s 5-kilometer race — which featured 13 participants

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:54 PM
Hockey family
 Three generations of the Stebbeds family recently participated in an Eagle River Squirt A hockey tournament. Taking part in the event were, front row from left, Madison Stebbeds and Brady Stebbeds; back row, Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) board member Jeff Stebbeds, past ERRA president and referee Jr. Stebbeds and Jamie Stebbeds, whose team took second place at the tourney.                                                               —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:52 PM