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Northland Pines senior wide receiver Sam Lacko signed a national letter of intent last week to play Division 2 college football at Michigan Tech. He was joined at the signing by his parents, Kelly and Scott Lacko of Eagle River.          —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:30 PM
Eagle boys lose to Phillips after being tied early in fourth
Pines junior guard A.J. Skarbeck looked for a teammate to avoid the trap by two Phillips players. The Eagles were tied 30-30 early in the fourth quarter before Phillips went on a 7-point run to take the lead for good.        —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH

By Gary Ridderbusch

News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines Eagles boys basketball team was tied early in the fourth quarter, but Phillips pulled away in the final seven minutes  to get a 50-40 victory in the nonconference game at Eagle River Friday night.
The young Eagles are looking for their first victory of the season and almost got it against the Loggers after a slow start.
Phillips led 11-4 after one quarter, but the Eagles cut the margin to 21-15 at the intermission.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:30 PM | Updated ( Friday, February 07, 2014 3:35 PM )
Lady Jays fall 50-40 to Crandon in NLC
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Three Lakes Lady Jays lost 50-40 to Crandon in a Northern Lakes Conference (NLC) face-off last Friday night.
The Lady Jays came out slow and were outscored 13-4 in the first quarter.
“We had our problems with turnovers again,” said Three Lakes coach Michele Brown. “We were able to break Crandon’s press, but seemed to turn the ball over once we got beyond half-court.”

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:29 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:43 PM )
Eagles top Medford; GNC title hunt continues this week
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines boys hockey team improved to 10-1 in the Great Northern Conference (GNC) with a 7-0 victory in a makeup game against Medford last Thursday.
Pines was scheduled to host Antigo Tuesday of this week in a game that will likely decide the conference cham­pionship. The Red Robins entered the game with an 8-1 record. Pines won at Antigo 3-2 in overtime back on Dec. 19.
The Eagles also have conference games against Medford and Lakeland remaining on the schedule.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:29 PM
Pines girls back in action

The Northland Pines girls basketball team did not play last week due to a game being postponed last Tuesday at Antigo because of frigid cold temperatures. The game has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 24, at Antigo.
Pines did not have a game scheduled for Thursday or Friday last week, due to getting a bye in the conference schedule, giving the Eagle girls the entire week off except for practices.
The Eagles, 11-3 overall and 3-2 in the Great Northern Conference (GNC), were scheduled to play a nonconference game at Calumet, Mich., on Tuesday of this week and will host Medford in a GNC game this Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 2:29 PM