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Snowshoe Challenge draws over 40 entrants

More than 40 adults and youths participated in four events at the 2014 Snowshoe Challenge at Trig’s Klondike Days in Eagle River March 1.

A total of nine men participated in the men’s 5-kilometer race on the wooded snowshoe course behind Rocking W Stables.

Derek Tassler, 39, of Tomahawk, won the race in 21 minutes, 32 seconds. The second-place male was Kyle Rogers, 30, of Rhine­lander, who finished the race in 24:04, and the third-place male was Andrew Niemi, 14, of Ironwood, Mich., with a time of 24:16.

The women’s 5-kilometer race — which featured 13 participants

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:54 PM
Hockey family
 Three generations of the Stebbeds family recently participated in an Eagle River Squirt A hockey tournament. Taking part in the event were, front row from left, Madison Stebbeds and Brady Stebbeds; back row, Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) board member Jeff Stebbeds, past ERRA president and referee Jr. Stebbeds and Jamie Stebbeds, whose team took second place at the tourney.                                                               —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:52 PM
Pool league sets banquet

The Eagle River Miller Beer of the Northwoods Thursday Night Pool League banquet will be held Saturday, March 22, at 1 p.m. at Uncle Kent’s.

There will be a pool tournament, food and prizes. All participants are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Jay Varro at (715) 617-7344.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:51 PM
Eagle girls lose Sectional final 2-0 to Central Wisconsin co-op
Pines goalkeeper Jenna Paez made a save as members of the Central Wisconsin Storm co-op girls hockey team pressured the net during Saturday’s Sectional final game in Eagle River at the Dome. The Eagles lost 2-0.                 —Photos By Darren Rubo
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

With a heartbreaking 2-0 Sectional finals loss to the Central Wisconsin Storm co-op Saturday, the Northland Pines girls hockey team’s season has come to an end.

Northland Pines ad­vanced to the Sectional Championship game after a 2-1 win over the Rhinelander co-op in the first round of the Sectional last Tuesday.

The Storm played tough offense throughout the game, keeping the puck on their side of the ice for the vast majority of the game.

Pines, adjusting to a de­fensive style of play,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:00 PM
Eagles lose 3-2 to Red Robins in Sectional semi
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

What many called the hockey game of the season, the Northland Pines boys hockey team lost to Antigo 3-2 in double overtime in the WIAA Sectional semifinal at Antigo last Thursday night.

The third-seeded Eagles and second-seeded Red Robins had split during the regular season, but Antigo won the Great Northern Conference after Northland Pines was upset by Mosinee in the Pines Classic Jan. 24.

“We started the game with a short memory from the last time we played Antigo and lost 3-1,” said Pines coach Charlie DePuydt. “We re­mem­bered the things we did very well in the games we played against them. We also knew it was imperative that we did not give them many power

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 2:59 PM