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The Northland Pines girls basketball team won the recent Phelps Girls Tournament. The Eagles were 4-0, beating  Laona-Wabeno, Ontanagon and Hurley in the preliminary rounds. The Eagles then beat Gilman in the championship. The Eagle girls who participated were Kate Mendham, Sydney Kamentz, Courtney Heller, Maria Wait, Tara Vanden Boom, Lexi Smith, Alex Gutierrez and Hadley Kruse.                                                               —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:33 PM
On to the next level
Northland Pines football players ready to play college football include, from left, Tanner Beaman, Cooper Kerner and Jon Konz. Coach Eric Swanson made the announcement during a ceremony last week.                             —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY

Four Eagles to play college football this fall

Northland Pines head football coach Eric Swanson announced last week that four seniors from the 2013 team will play college football this fall.

Cooper Kerner is going to play quarterback at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Jon Konz is headed to the University of Mount Union in Ohio to play quarterback and Tanner Beaman will take the field at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to play either offensive tackle

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:36 PM
Season's end
The Northwoods Little League U10 team recently finished its tournament season with a tie for second place at the Antigo Stallions Tournament. The team finished the year with a 6-5 record and also took second place at the Rhinelander tournament and won the Phillips tournament. The team included, front row from left, Cole Melton, Eric Nagel, Nolan Lurvey, Nick Krueger, Brady Beyer and Ryan Muench; back row, coach Gary Muench, coach Jim Beyer, Mitch McCanles, Russell Kline, Chase Melton, Deven Millis and c­oach Rusty Lurvey.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:34 PM
Tennis association plans tournaments

The Greater Eagle River Tennis Association (GERTA) will end its outdoor tennis season with tournaments on Aug. 23 and Sept. 6, 13, 19 and 27.

On Aug. 23, there will be a men’s doubles and a women’s doubles tournament starting with a 4 p.m. warm-up. Partners may be matched at the event.

Other events each week include an open round-robin tournament each Thursday evening with warm-up at 5:30 p.m.

“Again, you don’t need to come with a partner,”

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:33 PM
Parsons of Eagle River gives Little League players gear

Parsons of Eagle River Chevrolet Buick — one of 15 Chevrolet dealers from the Wausau area that partnered with local youth baseball leagues for the 2014 baseball program — has concluded a season with North Woods Little League.

Parsons of Eagle River Chevrolet Buick provided North Woods Little League with new equipment, a monetary contribution and an opportunity for community members to raise funds for the league via its Test Drive fundraiser.

“We’re glad we were able to extend Chevrolet’s commitment

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:32 PM