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OAM tourney raises about $5,200
There were co-champions in the OAM tournament this year. The players included, on the yellow team, front row from left, Jason Frederick, Charlie Strauss, Charlie DePuydt and Jacques DuVaire; and on the red team, back row, Matt Kaitchuck, Matt Meyer, Dakota Klessig, Brett Hughes and Don Czarapata.                                                                  —Contributed Photo

By Gary Ridderbusch

News-Review Editor

The 14th annual OAM Alumni Hockey Tournament at the Eagle River Sports Arena last Saturday was another successful reunion of Northland Pines hockey players, according to event organizers.

The 3-on-3 hockey tournament raised about $5,200 for the Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA), according to tournament coordinator Tom Obrodovich.

“This year, we donated the money to the ERRA

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:52 PM
Hockey hall to induct three Sept. 6

At its annual meeting in Stevens Point, the board of directors of the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame named its inductees for 2014.

Selected for induction to the Hall Sept. 6 in Eagle River are Gary Kuklinski and Jeff Kuklinski of Mosinee and Tom Kuklinski of Hayward.

In partnership with the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame and at the same ceremony, the Wisconsin High School Hockey Coaches Association will induct Jerry Tighe of Fond du Lac into the Wisconsin High School Hockey Coaches Hall of Fame.

The Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame was founded in 1975 and

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:51 PM
YMCA plans golf scramble

The YMCA of the Northwoods will sponsor its 14th annual golf scramble Friday, July 18, at Pinewood Country Club in Harshaw.

Registration is now open and costs $75 per person if signed-up by July 11. The cost is $85 after that date.

Check-in will take place at 8 a.m.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:51 PM
Cage fights
The Northwoods Combat Challenge took place at the AMSOIL World Championship Derby Track July 5. The event featured fighters from Wisconsin pitted against fighters from Michigan. Matches included a variety of fighting styles. The main event featured Stef Schneider (above left) of Sugar Camp against Missy Pontbriand (above right) of Norway, Mich., in which Pontbriand won by unanimous judge’s decision.          —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:50 PM
Moonlight 5K Run set Saturday night
Runners will be taking to the streets of Eagle River this Saturday night.               —STAFF PHOTO

Event to benefit
Wellness Center

The Pines Community Wellness Center will hold its first major fundraiser, the Moonlight Run (formerly the Moonshine Run) this Saturday, July 12, at 10 p.m. in downtown Eagle River near the depot.

Northland Pines School District officials said they hope to make the run an annual fundraising event for the wellness center, which the district took over center operations from the YMCA in 2013.

The event will be a 5-kilometer (5K) run along with a children’s 1-kilometer (1K) race. Activities for the entire family will begin at 7 p.m. with food, games, music and a 50-foot inflatable obstacle course.

The children’s fun run for ages 10

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:48 PM