RHINELANDER, WABENO - On the ice Thursday night, a pair of Northwoods hockey teams were trying to get eliminate a zero from their record. Both Lakeland and Rhinelander entered Rhinelander Ice Arena without a victory in the Great Northern Conference.
In fact, Rhinelander was still winless going into the game. The Hodags however left, still looking for win number one. Lakeland knocked off Rhinelander 4-1. The T-Birds scored the first three goals in the game and never looked back.
Lakeland outshot Rhinelander 37-14. The T-Birds improved to (4-3)overall. Rhinelander fell to (0-7).
Meanwhile, in boys basketball, Crandon took care of business in Wabeno Thursday night. The Cardinals faced the Laona/Wabeno Rebels. Both teams were tied for first place in the Northern Lakes Conference.
Kory Kincaid hit three 3-point field goals in the opening minutes for Crandon, as the Cardinals never looked back. Crandon knocked off Laona/Wabeno 63-47.
MANITOWISH WATERS - People wanting to get into the holiday spirit didn't need to look further than Manitowish Waters.
Saturday was the 8th annual Festival of Trees.
The event raised money for the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library.
"We are offering businesses to come in and decorate a tree and it's a festive way to recognize local area businesses plus raise money for the library," said Koller Memorial Library director Janelle Kohl.
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