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Pines boys track team takes third at home meet
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Northland Pines High School boys track team hosted its first indoor track meet last Thursday, taking third place out of the eight teams which converged on the school’s field house.

Newman Catholic came away with the win with 125.5 points, followed by Ashland with 118.5, Pines with 97.5, Chequamegon with 89.5, Edgar with 69.5, Rib Lake with 38, Hayward with 37.5, Menominee Indian with 22.5 and Three Lakes with 11.5.

“It was a solid performance for the Pines boys,”

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:44 AM
Youth hoops
A total of 35 boys and girls basketball teams in grades fifth thru eighth converged on Three Lakes March 8 for the Fish & Wildlife Association’s annual youth tournament. The event, both a fundraiser for scholarships and the promotion of a healthy sport for kids, attracted teams from as far away as Clintonville, De Pere and Port Edwards. Funds from the event will also be used for hunter’s safety instruction and the association’s enormous wildlife display in the school — one of the largest in Wisconsin. This photo show some of the action of fifth- and sixth-grade girls team from Chequamegon.    —STAFF?PHOTO
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:42 PM
Decker women get early start with developmental race series
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Sisters Paige and Claire Decker and cousin Natalie Decker, all of Eagle River, are getting  an early start to the stock car 2014 race season, all participating in developmental race programs.

Paige Decker was selected for NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D), the leading youth development program for multicultural and female drivers. Decker will compete for the Rev Racing team in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.

The 20-year-old driver competed in her Super Late Model at tracks throughout the Midwest in 2013.

“NASCAR is committed to providing training, competition experience

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:41 PM
Five Pines players get GNC honors
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Five players from Northland Pines were named to the Great Northern Conference (GNC) 2013-’14 boys hockey all-conference teams.

Pines senior goalie Jacob Stephan was named to the first team, along with senior forward Zach Kennedy.

Stephan was second in the conference with a 1.64 goals against average and third in the conference with a 0.919 save percentage. Kennedy was third in the conference in scoring with 27 points on 17 goals and 10 assists.

Second-team honorees included Pines senior defenseman

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:40 PM
Sixth-grade boys basketball team to attend Invitational State Tourney
The sixth-grade boys basketball team headed for the State tournament in Green Bay includes, front row from left, Aiden Lifshutz, Joe Misina, Ryan Peterson and Foster Hakes; back row, Bjorn Luebke, Trey Lindemann, coach Jim Swenson, Bradley Stephens and Nick Greenberg. Missing from the photo were Silas Savage and assistant coach Steve Greenberg.  —Contributed Photo

The Northland Pines sixth-grade boys basketball team recently was invited to the Wisconsin State Invitational Championship Tournament (WSICT).

The team will be among approximately 24 teams in the state invited into the Division 3 tourney.

This marks the second time that a Northland Pines youth boys basketball team has been invited to State.

The WSICT is an annual basketball event

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:38 PM