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Northwoods sports teams travel long distances to playSubmitted: 04/19/2019
Andrew Goldstein
Andrew Goldstein
Sports Anchor/Reporter
agoldstein@wjfw.com

Northwoods sports teams travel long distances to play
MINOCQUA - The Lakeland Union baseball team traveled south for most of its games.

Because of that, it has managed to avoid a lot of the cancellations that have hit the rest of the Northwoods.

The T-Birds have played seven games, which is more than most of the other area schools.

All of those games have been played over an hour and a half away from Minocqua.

They were all the way down in Mauston Thursday for a doubleheader with Northland Pines.

Coping with that travel has been a fact of life for teams in the Northwoods.


"You know, it has not been terrible," head coach Mike Wilhelm said. "I've been pretty good about reminding them how to manage time and things like that, so we've been OK with that. It's one of those things that we just have to deal with and we can't control Wisconsin weather in the Northwoods."

The T-Birds are scheduled to take on Tomahawk next Thursday.

The recent warmup means that game has a much higher chance of going ahead as planned.


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