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Eagles upset Hodags 6-5 on ball diamond
Tanner Beaman tossed a complete game in the Eagles’ 6-5 victory over Rhinelander.                 —STAFF PHOTO
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines Eagles baseball team got a huge win last week, upsetting Rhinelander 6-5 in a Great Northern Conference (GNC)?game at Hodag Park.

The Eagles erupted for six runs on six hits in the top of the?second?inning. Rhinelander also had an error in the inning.

Tanner Beaman started the second inning with a single, followed by a single from Hunter Kaehler and a RBI single from Logan Meier. Dan Peters pushed Kaehler across on an RBI double and scored on a two-RBI triple

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:31 PM
Eagle River Speedway to host races Friday night
Eagle River Speedway has moved its race program to Friday nights. Returning to the one-third-mile tri-oval track will be the fast Micro Sprint vehicles.        —STAFF PHOTO

Spring is here and stock cars are set to take to the one-third-mile tri-oval at Eagle River Speedway this Friday night. Pits and stands will open at 5 p.m. and hot laps are set to start at 7 p.m.

For the past 39 years, this popular North Woods

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:29 PM
Season's end
The Phelps Knights junior high girls volleyball team recently finished its 2014 season, with the seventh-graders going 1-5 and the eighth-graders going 4-5. The team included, front row from left, Teresa Kopanski, Marti Rudawski, Richeal Montezon Long, Alexis Sieg and Madisen Hassell; back row, Alexandria Myszka, Angela Pietenpol, Ashley Buckmaster, Katherine Lewis, Holly Young and coach Jennifer Mueller.             —Photo By Sharon Gifford
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:28 PM
Three Lakes track team breaks 12 personal bests
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Three Lakes Bluejays track team hosted its final home meet of the season last Thursday amongst frigid conditions and good competition.

The team performed well at home, breaking 12 personal bests, scoring an average of 12 points per athlete and setting a new girls school record in the pole vault.

With only a few meets remaining on the schedule, seven teams (Antigo, Laona/Wabeno, Mercer, North­land Pines, Rhine­lander and Wisconsin Valley Lutheran) competed against Three Lakes for the top spot.

“There were many highlights in the meet,

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:28 PM
Discovery Center opens registration for triathlon

The North Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters will hold its annual Just Tri It triathlon Saturday, June 28, at 8:30 a.m.

The event typically at­tracts more than 200 people, according to organizers, and is good for both first-timers and experienced athletes.

Included are a 300-yard Statehouse Lake swim, 10-kilometer bike ride through the woods and a five-kilometer wilderness run.

Participants may register

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:28 PM