Loading

57°F

56°F

57°F

56°F

57°F

56°F

57°F

60°F

55°F

54°F

60°F

57°F
Search
NEWS STORIES

Newswatch 12 POW nominees Oct 21Submitted: 10/21/2013
Story By Joe Dufek


- This week, the post season begins in football, volleyball, and cross country.

Sectionals are also this week in boys soccer.

Athletes are beginning to perform at a higher level. Let's take a look at our nominees for the Newswatch 12 Player of the Week.

NOMINEE 1

In football, Merrill running back Alex Klug rushed for 102 yards and 2 touchdowns against Lakeland. Merrill defeated Lakeland to finish the regular season with a (6-3) record.


NOMINEE 2

In girls tennis, Newman Catholic senior Grace Larrain captured the Division 2 singles championship. She finished (28-3) and earned the school's first state championship in girls tennis.

NOMINEE 3

In girls cross country, Lakeland's Lauren Schilling won the race at the Great Northern Conference meet. The T-Birds won the team competition at the meet.

NOMINEE 4

Back to football, Crandon's Morgan Krueger rushed for 235 yards and 3 touchdowns in the Cardinal's victory over Menominee Indian.

To vote on any of the nominees, go to the sports poll at wjfw.com. Voting ends at 3pm on Friday. The winner will receive a plaque celebrating their performance.


Text Size: + Increase | Decrease -
Print Story | Email Story
Sponsored in part by HodagSports.com





 IN OTHER NEWS

Play Video

PARK FALLS - A man carrying a loaded rifle startled people watching during the Park Falls fireworks display Saturday night.

Several people called police around 10 p.m. reporting a man carrying a gun around the baseball field where the show took place.  When police arrived the man wasn't there.

Officers found 38-year-old Jason L. Straetz sitting outside a nearby apartment building.

+ Read More

MADISON - The Wisconsin Senate will take up the state budget, a six percent raise for state troopers and a new compensation plan for thousands of other state workers that contains no general wage increases on Tuesday.

+ Read More

Play Video

EAGLE RIVER - Most of northern Wisconsin's forest didn't survive the cut-over from a century ago. However, some pockets did make it, and experts call those areas old growth. Now, the Northwoods Land Trust in Eagle River wants to figure out how much old growth is on private land in Vilas County.

+ Read More

Play Video

MERRILL - Some people think firefighters only battle flames in heavy gear and drive around bulky trucks.

The Merrill Fire Department wants to show people what else the job is about. Merrill will host its first Citizens Fire Academy this fall.

+ Read More

RHINELANDER - After all the Fourth of July events Saturday, hungry people were able to stop at the Oneida County Senior Center's fundraiser for a bite to eat.

The senior center sold walking tacos, drinks, and desserts for people to eat in or take out. It was the second year the center held the event.

+ Read More

Play Video

ANTIGO - Setting off illegal fireworks can put wildlife in the Northwoods at risk. The Raptor Education Group in Antigo took in many animals this past weekend, including a bald eagle hit by a firework.

"The symbol of America shouldn't look [this hurt] the day after the Fourth of July," says Marge Gibson, the executive director of Raptor Education Group.

+ Read More

LINCOLN COUNTY - Imagine cleaning out an old garage and finding a hand grenade.

It happened in Lincoln County.

A call came in to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m.

+ Read More
+ More General News
Search: 




Click Here