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.
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