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Local tennis group plans various summer events

The Greater Eagle River Tennis Association (GERTA) will sponsor a number of tennis opportunities throughout the summer.

A?youth tennis camp is planned for children ages 4 through 18 June 17, 19, 24 and 26. The camp will feature one hour of instruction for 4- to 10-year-olds from 1 to 2 p.m. each day, while there will be two hours of instruction for 10- to 18-year-olds from 2 to 4 p.m.

Parents can look for a flyer coming home

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:44 PM
Pines golfers take second in GNC meet
The Northland Pines High School golf team took second place at the Great Northern Conference (GNC) meet at Eagle River Golf Course last Tuesday. Winning the meet was Lakeland with a combined score of 342, followed by Pines with 356, Medford with 371, Antigo with 377, Mosinee with 387, Rhinelander with 389 and Tomahawk with 410. The meet medalist was Dan Donovan of Lakeland, who shot a score of 80 in 18 holes. Leading the way for the Eagles was Sam Lacko with a score of 84. Teammate Zach Herfindahl shot an 89, while Jack Sarama had a 94 and Jacob Stephan had a 95. Above, Stephan hit out of a sand trap.                   —Staff Photo By            GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:37 PM
Eagles improve to 7-1-1; host Rhinelander next
Northland Pines senior Libby Collins, left, got a big hug after scoring her first varsity goal.                       —STAFF PHOTO
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines girls soccer team improved to 7-1-1 in the Great Northern Conference (GNC) with wins over Mosinee and Antigo last week.

The Eagles started the week with a 4-0 victory over Mosinee last Tuesday.

Pines got on the board four and one-half minutes into the game. Forward Emily Saltenberger placed a nice cross right in front of the goal and a Mosinee

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:35 PM
Eagle River Speedway kicks off 40th season of stock car racing

The defending class champions in four classes opened the 40th year of racing at Eagle River Speedway by winning their respective features.

Winning one of the other classes was the defending points champion from another northern Wisconsin track.

Jesse Aho from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan started his trek on an unprecedented fourth consecutive class championship in the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds by holding off Phillips’ Cole Spacek and George Truscott of Greenland, Mich.

Phelps’ Jerry Grasse, who won the heat race,

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:35 PM
Northland Pines lacks offense in 1-0 GNC loss to Lakeland
Northland Pines shortstop Zach Kluever squared to bunt the ball against Lakeland last Thursday. The Eagles lost the Great Northern Conference game 1-0.  — Staff Photo By ERIK BARBER
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines Eagles baseball team played just one game last week, losing to Lakeland 1-0 last Thursday in a Great Northern Conference (GNC) contest.

The Eagles’ Tanner Beaman pitched a complete game striking out nine, but the Pines offense couldn’t get much of an attack going or pick up a clutch hit.

Logan Meier and Ryan Brown accounted for the only

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:33 PM