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Grasse wins Midwest Modified feature

Jerry Grasse of Phelps won an action-packed Midwest Modified feature race last Friday night at Eagle River Speedway.

Shortly after Grasse held off Jeff Klopstein and Jesse Aho to win the feature, Bob Kleinschmidt and Dan Mel­ton collided near the flag pole.

Kleinschmidt’s car rolled three times and ended up resting on its roof. After the Eagle River Service Center tow truck pulled Kleinschmidt’s car over, the racer of three decades came out of the car without serious in­jury.

Grasse started the 20-lap feature on the outside

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:40 PM
Fall sports meeting planned at Pines High

Athletes in grades nine through 12 planning to participate in a fall sport at Northland Pines High School should attend the fall sports meeting at the school with a parent or guardian, Monday, Aug. 4.

Beginning at 6 p.m. in the high school commons, all WIAA physical or alternate year cards, signed co-curricular codes, emergency medical forms and payment of the $25 activity fee may be completed.

Before an athlete is allowed to practice, all forms must be on file

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:39 PM
Men’s softball tourney slated in Sugar Camp

The Sugar Camp Youth Club 40th annual Men’s Slow-Pitch Tournament will take place from Friday to Sunday, Aug. 1-3. The championship game is slated for Sunday at 5 p.m.

This is a 24-team double elimination tournament with many local teams as well as teams from around Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and some coming from as far as Illinois to participate.

Games will begin Friday at 6 p.m. with Toty’s/Woodpecker versus Tiki Bar. There will be two games played at 7 p.m. with Sunset Junction playing The Bomb Squad and Rowdy Rhinelander playing Bucketheads/B&K Concrete.

Coyote Transport will play Flyin’ Finn at 8 p.m.,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:39 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:09 PM )
ERRA seeks ACE coordinator

The Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) is seeking applicants for the position of ACE coordinator.

Some of the duties of the position include overseeing the evaluations and evaluators, providing the ERRA board with recommendations for coaches, and overseeing the coaches and development of players.

To be considered for the position, email skate@­ with a letter of interest by Aug. 4 and include qualifications for the position.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:39 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:48 PM )
Biegel, Kobach tie to win senior men’s golf tourney
After the State Farm Insurance Senior Men’s Golf Tournament at Eagle River Golf Course, agent and event sponsor Paul Belcher (center) congratulated tournament winners John Kobach (left) and Ken Biegel. Kobach and Biegel tied with an overall score of 83 after 18 holes of golf.  —Contributed Photos

Ken Biegel and John Kobach tied with a score of 83 to best a field of 47 golfers Sunday at the 11th annual State Farm Insurance Senior Men’s Golf Tournament at Eagle River Golf Course.

The event was sponsored by State Farm agent Paul Belcher.

Competitors ranged in age from 55 to 84 and played 18 holes of golf in five flights.

“Ken Biegel used a powerful tee-off stroke

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:38 PM