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Michael James wins 18th Journeys
Full marathon runners got off to an early start, toeing the line at 8 a.m. Saturday just west of Star Lake. There were 91 finishers in the 26.2-mile race, which is coordinated by the Eagle River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.                —STAFF?PHOTOS

Mary Flaws takes first for women

By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

An all-time record 1,077 athletes took part in the 18th annual Journeys Marathon Saturday, as Michael James of Kaukauna won the overall 26.2-mile race and Mary Flaws of Waukesha was the first in the female division.

The race,  put on annually be the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, started just west of Star Lake and ended in Riverview Park in Eagle River.

James, who took second in the marathon last year,

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:35 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:50 PM )
Bluejays track team hosts first meet of 2014 season
Bluejay Jena Miles broke the school record in the pole vault with a 6-foot, 6-inch vault during the Three Lakes High School Track Invite last Tuesday.   —Staff Photos by?ANTHONY?DREW
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Three Lakes High School track team hosted its first of two meets last Tuesday, drawing nine schools and more than 300 athletes.

“It was the largest sporting event that Three Lakes has hosted in 12 years,” said coach Andy Wyss.

Teams included Three Lakes, Lakeland, Laona-Wa­be­no, Mercer, Newman Ca­tho­lic, Northland Pines, Phil­lips, Rhinelander and Tomahawk.

The highlight of the meet for the Bluejays was senior

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:33 PM
Three Lakes baseball team plays five games in a week
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

In a busy week, the Three Lakes Bluejays baseball team fell 7-3 to Wausaukee last Monday before beating Phelps 15-3 Tuesday. The Jays also lost 8-0 to Florence Thursday, 3-2 to Crandon Friday and 14-9 to Northland Pines Saturday.

“We came into the week looking ahead at a full slate of games, and were more than excited after seeing so many games canceled or postponed to this point in the season,” said Three Lakes coach Jeff Liebscher.

Although Wausaukee has seen the field a few more times than the Jays so far this season,

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:33 PM | Updated ( Wednesday, May 14, 2014 10:52 AM )
Jays win two in girls soccer
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Three Lakes Lady Jays girls soccer team fell to Ashland 2-0 last Tuesday before rallying to defeat Antigo 8-1 Friday and Iron Mountain, Mich., 1-0 Saturday.

The Bluejays came out flat  during the first half against Antigo, struggling to control the ball.

“The second half was a lot more aggressive, and after some position changes, the girls began to construct meaningful passes and finish with goals,” said Three Lakes coach Stacy Stroud.

Scoring goals for the Lady Jays were Bella Devereaux,

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:32 PM
Eagles beat Three Lakes 14-9
Northland Pines pitcher Tanner Beaman faced a solid Mosinee team last Tuesday, and suffered a 11-0 loss to the conference rival.                             —STAFF PHOTOS
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Northland Pines baseball team dropped two Great Northern Conference (GNC) baseball games last week, but bounced back to beat Three Lakes 14-9 in a nonconference game Saturday.

In GNC play, the Eagles lost to Mosinee 11-0 last Tuesday and Tomahawk 20-1 last Thursday.

Northland Pines got its second win of the season against Three Lakes.

Zach Kluever got things going in the top first

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1:30 PM