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Chain Skimmers take title at State waterski tourney

The Chain Skimmers ski team of Conover recently won the Division 3 waterski title at the 48th annual Wisconsin State Waterski Show Championship at Lake Wazeecha in Wisconsin Rapids.
There were 25 total teams throughout the state competing at the event, and the Chain Skimmers competed against seven other teams in Division 3, winning with a total score of 1,084 points, followed by the Wisconsin Rapids Aqua Skiers with 1,056.5 and Twin Bridge with 956.3.
The Chain Skimmers also were awarded Best Jump Act, Best Tow Boat Driving, Best Pyramid and Best Sound and Announcing. 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:18 PM
Over 290 run in Moonlight 5k
The Northland Pines School District sponsored its first Moonlight 5K?Run in downtown Eagle River Saturday night. More than 290 racers took to the streets at 10 p.m. to start the event. Sean McCormack of Land O’?Lakes finished 13th overall with a time of 20:54. Northland Pines is seeking to make the run an annual fundraising event for the Pines Wellness Center, of which the district took over operations from the YMCA of the Northwoods last year.                                 —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:47 PM
Fall sports meeting scheduled at Pines

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 and the activity fee paid. In addition, any athlete with outstanding fines from previous years will be required to pay in full in order to participate in any co-curricular activity this coming school year.

The general meeting in the auditorium will be

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:47 PM
Ministry Medical Group updates sports physicals

Ministry Medical Group (MMG) has announced that sports physicals will now be performed together as a well-child exam with a sports physical component.

A full well-child exam allows the providers to perform a more comprehensive evaluation that expands beyond the physical component of the child and identify any underlying issues that a 10- to 15-minute sports physical may not have found.

Parents must take along WIAA sports physical forms and any other sports

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:46 PM
Junior golf
 The Eagle River Golf Course held a junior golf program last week, with youths learning the basics of the game from the professionals.                         —STAF PHOTO
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:45 PM