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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
Free lessons
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