Area Sports

Minneapolis Armory boxing card set for Feb. 23

Minneapolis, Minn. (Feb. 15, 2019) – Even as a brutally cold and snowy winter continues to pummel the Twin Cities, excitement is building for a red-hot boxing event on Saturday, Feb. 23 that will bring some of the sport’s brightest stars to the comfortable environs of the historic Armory in Minneapolis. On fight night, the main event…

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State wrestling tournament pairing for Prescott’s Joe Schulte

Prescott High School junior Joe Schulte will wrestle in the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Meet next weekend in Madison at the Kohl Center. Schulte qualified for the meet by winning the Division 2 Neillsville Sectional Tournament at the 220-pound weight class. By winning the sectional title Schulte (28-3) gets a first round bye straight to…

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PHS wrestler Murphy to compete in sectional meet Saturday

Prescott High School wrestler Sam Murphy has been added to the field of 126-pound wrestlers in the WIAA Division 2 Neillsville Individual Sectional Tournament this Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. Murphy was added to the tournament as Ellsworth’s Jon Cain, who defeated Murphy in the wrestleback match at last weekend Baldwin-Woodville Regional Tournament in a…

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Four PHS wrestlers to compete in sectional meet

Four Prescott High School wrestlers will compete in the WIAA Division 2 Neillsville Sectional Meet at Neillsville High School (401 Center St. in Neillsville) Saturday, Feb. 16 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wrestlers need to win two matches to qualify for one of three spots per weight class for the state meet next weekend at the…

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Revised football-only conferences plan released by WIAA and WFCA

STEVENS POINT – The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) and the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) released a revised football-only conference alignment proposal for the 2020 season Friday. The WFCA and WIAA released the first consideration of a football-only conference plan for membership review in July, 2018. Input from member schools, an updated list of…

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Prescott Middle School Sports Schedule

Upcoming Prescott Middle School Sporting Events: Thursday, Feb. 14 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs. New Richmond – 4:15 p.m. at Prescott Middle School Gymnasium 8th Grade Girls Basketball vs. New Richmond – 4:15 p.m. at Prescott Intermediate School Gymnasium Wrestling – Meet at Viking Middle School in Baldwin with Viking, Durand, St. Croix Central, and…

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Updated rescheduled games for PHS basketball teams

Prescott High School had two basketball games scheduled for last night postponed due to inclement weather. The PHS Boys’ Basketball Team’s game at Amery will be rescheduled to Saturday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. The PHS Girls’ Basketball Team’s game with Eleva-Strum will not be rescheduled. Both teams will be in action tomorrow night at…

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Three snowmobile rescues by three WDNR wardens highlight need for safety

By Joanne M. Haas WDNR Bureau of Law Enforcement MADISON – Three same-night rescues of snowmobile operators from near-death situations by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conservation wardens serve as safety reminders to all who enjoy the state’s thousands of well-maintained trails. The three wardens who handled the rescues coincidentally all serve on the same…

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Pairings released for prep girls basketball tournament

The pairings for the upcoming WIAA Girls High School Basketball Tournament were released Sunday. Prescott is the No. 2 seed in its part of the WIAA Division 3 Altoona Sectional Tournament bracket. The Cardinals have a first round bye and will play its first tournament game Friday, Feb. 22 vs. the winner of the No.…

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Pairings released for WIAA wrestling sectional Prescott match-ups

The Prescott High School wrestling team qualified four wrestlers from Saturday’s WIAA Division 2 Baldwin-Woodville Regional meet to next Saturday’s individual sectional meet in Neillsville. The first round pairings for this meet were released Sunday morning. Here they are: 113 pounds – Prescott’s Ryan Pederson, 11 (19-15) vs. Sasha Nitz (19-8), 9, Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee 195 pounds…

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