Hatchet Football Team Loses Opener at Shiocton
Published on 08/21/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Football Team opened the season on Friday, with a 24-0 loss at Shiocton. The Chiefs led 16-0 at the half, and added a fourth quarter touchdown for the shutout victory. Tomahawk had 108 yards rushing and 42 yards passing and were outgained 319-150. Tomahawk will have their home opener on Friday night, hosting Rhinelander at Hatchet Field. The Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show is at 6:35 pm on Northwoods 92-5.
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Tomahawk Cross Country Teams Host Alumni Scrimmage
Published on 08/21/2017 under Sports On Saturday the Tomahawk Hatchet Cross-Country team hosted their 16th annual Alumni Scrimmage at Bradley Park. The 2017 Hatchets competed against former alumni and local TARA (Tomahawk Area Runners Association) members at of one of the Hatchets' first race sites in Bradley Park. The 5000 meter men's event was won by, Connor Ahrens (class of 2012) in a time of 18:23. Other men's alumni finishers were: Justin Lund ('00-3rd), Bill Turgeon ('86-11th), Cayton Scholz ('17-14th), Alex Johnson ('17-15th), Nathan Goehe ('17-21st), Josh Wick ('17-26th), Victor Ierulli (TARA-28th), Mark Gass (TARA-29th), and Roger Martens (TARA). The current Hatchets were able to offset the individual top alumni finishers as placed eight runners in the top ten, led by freshman Drew Bolder's runner-up 18:28 effort and junior Evan Ploeckelman's 4th place 18:55 5K placement. The next group of Hatchets were grouped tightly together with a near 1-minute split: Parker Johnson (5th), Keaton Jed (6th), Luke Olson (7th), Sam VonSchrader (8th), Trey Baalke (9th), and Matt Johnson (10th). This pack effort helped to inflate the "unofficial" alumni score to 44, while the locals finished "unofficially" with 24 points to claim their 8th victory in the past decade. The following Hatchets also paced the locals: Matt Bartz (12th), Anthony Ierulli (13th), Jacob Miller (16th), Shawn Dirkx (17th), Hunter Borchardt (18th), Hunter VanRyen (19th), Adam Hall (20th), Jared Leverance (22nd), Jerett Flynn (23rd), Cole Svacina (24th), Reed Zedler (25th), Jordan Tomaszewski (27th), Garron Albrent (30th) and Brandon Pankow (31st). The alumni women were led by middle level Hatchet coach Maria Harrington, she placed 2nd covering the 5K distance in 22:53. Other alumni finishers were: Amanda Koshak (4thclass of '12), Stephanie Welke (5th-'13), Heather Leverence (7th-'91), Joanne Lazore (11th-TARA), Emmy Larson (15th-'15), Susan Waye (16th-'16), rounded out the alumni finishers. The 2017 lady Hatchets placed six in the top ten on with sophomore Haley VoermansDean crossing the tape with a 1st place medalist effort of 22:09. Teammate Gillian Buckwalter finished 3rd in 24:48, then a "pack" of Hatchets crossed with Meagan Berg (6th), Autumn Peissig (8th), Morgan Waye (9th), and Arianna Schreiner (10th) to help the Hatchets sneak by the alumni by a close score of 27-29 keeping their streak of 11 straight victories intact. Rounding out the finishers for the Hatchets were: Lauren Bauman (12th), Jackie Wick (13th), Brittany Jashinsky (14th), Corinn Genelin (17th), and Keli Borem (18th). A brat fry near the finish line was enjoyed by all following the race. The Hatchets "open" the season on Thursday at the multi-team Ashland Invitational. Meet gets underway at 1:00 from Chequamegon Bay Golf Course on the west side of Ashland.
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Hatchet Football Team Opens Season
Published on 08/18/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Football Team opens their 2017 season at Shiocton on Friday night, with the opening kickoff at 7:00 pm. Join WJJQ for the Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show at 6:35 pm on Northwoods 92-5.
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Tomahawk Girls Swimming Team Opens Season
Published on 08/16/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Girls Swimming and Diving Team will open their 2017 season today, traveling to Colby for an invitational. The opening event is at 2:00 pm.
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Athletes from Tomahawk Compete in Paavo Nurmi Marathon / Relay
Published on 08/14/2017 under Sports On Saturday, several area athletes competed in the running of the 49th annual Paavo Nurmi Marathon and Relay. The annual event is run from Upson to Hurley. Finishing as medalists in second overall out of 43 relay teams was a group consisting of Drew Bolder, Parker Johnson, Luke Olson, Keaton Jed and Evan Ploeckelman. They covered the 26.2 mile distance in 2:57:59. Placing 6th overall and 5th in the men's division was Alex Johnson, Josh Wick, Orion Spaulding, Nathan Goehe, and Connor Ahrens. Also, placing 20th overall and the 3rd women's team were medalists Brittainy Jashinsky, Jackie Wick, Morgan Waye, Arianna Schreiner, and Haley Voermans-Dean. Over 400 runners competed at the event.
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Rock Falls Rod and Gun Club celebrating 90 years with community potluck Aug. 19
Published on 08/14/2017 under Sports The Rock Falls Rod and Gun Club will be hosting a community potluck Saturday, Aug. 19 to celebrate 90 years since the club first formed back in 1927. Today serving as family-oriented place for neighbors and the community alike to come together, the Rock Falls Rod and Gun Club's origins stem from the realization 90 years ago of the need to protect the region's water and woods for future generations. The historic Rock Falls Rod and Gun Club, located between Tomahawk and Merrill on Hwy. 107 along the Wisconsin River, opens each spring on Memorial Day weekend and is open every Friday in the summer through the Hunters' Ball held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Volunteers tend bar and the public is always welcome to stop out during regular hours. This Saturday's community potluck gets underway at Noon with food being served at 2 p.m. For more information, contact club president Brad Sturm at 715-218-3819 or Mike Waldburger at 715-966-3960.  You can also visit the Rock Falls Rod and Gun Club Facebook page to learn more about the club and upcoming events.
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Tomahawk Hatchet Football Team Hosting Scrimmage
Published on 08/10/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Varsity and JV Football Teams are preparing for their 2017 season, and on Friday, the Hatchet host a four team scrimmage. The annual scrimmage is at Hatchet Field at 4:00 pm on Friday, with Athens, Colby and Wittenberg Birnamwood participating. Tomahawk will open the regular season on Friday, August 18 at Shiocton.  The opening kickoff is at 7:00 pm.
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Tomahawk Cross Country Team to Host Alumni Scrimmage
Published on 08/04/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk High School Cross-Country Team is hosting the 16th Annual Alumni Scrimmage on Saturday, August 19th. The 5K race will take place in Bradley Park, starting at 10:00 a.m. All Alumni from Tomahawk are invited to participate in this event. This is a chance to meet the 2017 Hatchets and socialize afterwards at a brat feed held near the finish line. There is no cost, but alumni are encouraged to register for the race by calling Coach Z at 612-8975 and leave their name and graduating year. Commemorative medals will be presented to all alumni finishers this year.
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Tomahawk Hatchet Football Team Begins Season
Published on 08/01/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Football Team will begin their season on Tuesday, August 1 with their first practice on the season. Tomahawk will host a scrimmage on Friday, August 11 beginning at 4:00 pm at Hatchet Field, and the opening game of the season is on Friday, August 18 as the Hatchets travel to Shiocton.
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Tomahawk Titans End Their 2017 Season
Published on 07/31/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Titans hosted the Marshfield Chaparrals on Friday night and came out on the short end of a 13-6 score. Marshfield scored seven runs in the first three innings on seven hits and six walks and the Titans never recovered. Tomahawk pounded out 13 hits, but left 11 men on base in the loss. Trevor Rosczewski took the loss on the mound for the Titans. Top hitters for Tomahawk were: Isaac Weber 3 for 5 with 3 runs scored, Jared Jarvensivu 3 for 4 with 2 RBI, Randy Quade 3 for 5 with 4 RBI, and Jacob Jarvensivu 2 for 4. The Tomahawk Titans closed out the 2017 season on Saturday with an 8-5 loss to the Merrill Rangers. Merrill scored a single run in the first on a fielder's choice grounder by Jared Schmeltzer, but the Titans came back to take the lead in their half of the first. Jared Jarvensivu reached base on a fielder's choice and advanced to second on Justin Jarvensivu's single to right field. A successful double steal moved the runners to second and third and Jordan Roessler's two out single to center drove them both in to make the score 2-1 after one complete inning. Merrill knotted the game at 2-2 on a two-out RBI single in the second inning, but the Titans came right back to take the lead in the third. Isaac Weber led off with a bloop single to right. He advanced to second on a passed ball and later scored on Justin Jarvensivu's single to center field to give the Titans a 3-2 lead. Justin advanced to second on Jacob Jarvensivu's single to right and promptly stole third base. When the catcher's throw got away from the third baseman, Justin Jarvensivu raced home to give Tomahawk a 4-2 lead after three innings. Unfortunately, Merrill scored two runs in the fifth to tie the game and two more in the sixth inning to take a 6-4 lead. They added a couple insurance runs in the eighth to expand the lead to 8-4. The Titans tried to rally in the ninth as Aaron Leonhard led off with a double down the left field line and scored on Isaac Weber's sacrifice fly to right field. Merrill then shut down the Titans' bats and finished off the 8--5 Rangers' victory. Nick Bolte pitched six innings for Tomahawk and took the loss, allowing six earned runs on 10 hits while striking out two and walking three. Jon Nyberg pitched the final three innings for the Titans allowing two earned runs on three hits while walking three and striking out three. At the plate, Tomahawk was led by Isaac Weber's 3 for 5 performance and Justin Jarvensivu was 2 for 4 with two runs. The Titans want to thank all of their 2017 game sponsors and fans for their continued support of wood bat baseball in Tomahawk. Also, thanks to WJJQ and the Tomahawk Leader for their fine coverage of Dairyland League baseball. The Titans look forward to competing again in the summer of 2018.
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Galloy, Zimmerman Named 2017 Hatchet Hall of Fame Inductees
Published on 07/27/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Athletic Hall of Fame has announced the two newest inductees. According to this week's announcement, the class of 2017 will include Jon Galloy and Jeremy Zimmerman. Galloy is a 1986 graduate who participated in cross country, football and track. The seven time letter winner earned 7 all-conference honors, 7 regional championships, 5 sectional championships and 4 state medals during his Hatchet career. Meanwhile Zimmerman graduated in 1990. He lettered 10 times in football, basketball and baseball including 4 all conference honors. The Hatchet Hall of Fame also announced that they'll have a special recognition to the 1968-69 and 1969-70 basketball squads. The inductees will be recognized at a special program and events surrounding the 2017 homecoming activities in September.
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Tomahawk Cubs Hosting Legion Regional
Published on 07/21/2017 under Sports Thursday's results from the American Legion Regional at Tyler Kahle Memorial Field at Pride Park. Wittenberg 1, Medford 0 Mosinee 4, Marion 1 Marathon 1, Tomahawk 0 Iola 6, Mosinee 5 Friday's schedule: Game one at 9:00 am features the Tomahawk Cubs taking on Medford. Game two at 11:30 am pits Wittenberg against Marathon. Three more games will follow at 2:00 pm, 4:30 pm, and 7:00 pm.
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Tomahawk Cubs to Host American Legion Regional
Published on 07/17/2017 under Sports 2017 American Legion Baseball Regional in Tomahawk, WI at Tyler Kahle Memorial Field at Pride Park. Game one: 9:00 am Thursday, July 20 Wittenberg vs. Medford Game two: 11:30 am Thursday, July 20 Mosinee vs. Marion Game three: 2:00 pm Thursday, July 20 Marathon vs. Tomahawk Game four: 4:30 pm Thursday, July 20 Iola vs. Winner of game 2 Game five: 9:00 am Friday, July 21 Loser of game 1 vs. Loser of game 3 Game six: 11:30 am Friday, July 21 Winner of game 1 vs. Winner of game 3 Game seven: 2:00 pm Friday, July 21 Loser of game 2 vs. Winner of game 5 Game eight: 4:30 pm Friday, July 21 Loser of game 4 vs. Loser of game 6 Game nine: 7:00 pm Friday, July 21 Winner of game 4 vs. Winner of game 6 *Game ten: 11:30 am Saturday, July 22 Winner of game 7 vs. Loser of game 9 Game eleven: 2:00 pm Saturday, July 22 Winner of game 8 vs. Winner of game 9 **Game twelve: 4:30 pm Saturday, July 22 Winner of game 10 vs. Winner of game 11 Game thirteen: 12:00 pm Sunday, July 23 Winner game 12 vs. Loser game 12 (if needed) * Thirteen games will be needed if winner of game 9 loses game 11 or if the winner of game 10 wins game 12. **If three teams remain after game 11, the last team to lose will receive a bye.
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The Tomahawk Titans go 1-2 over the weekend in Dairyland League
Published on 07/17/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Titans went 1-2 over the weekend in Dairyland League baseball action. On Saturday afternoon the Titans built a 7-4 lead over Wausau through four innings, but never scored again as the River Hawks came back to get the 12-7 victory over Tomahawk. Jon Nyberg started on the mound and took the loss for the Titans. Justin Jarvensivu went 3 for 5 with 2 RBI's and Austin Littman was 2 for 3 with 3 runs scored in the loss. Following that game, Tomahawk traveled to Everest for an evening game and the result was a 10-0 loss for the Titans. Tomahawk left 12 men on base as they collected 9 hits in the game, but just could not get any hits with runners in scoring position. Nick Bolte went the distance on the mound for Tomahawk and took the loss. Isaac Weber and Justin Jarvensivu each had two hits for the Titans. On Sunday afternoon the Titans traveled to Spirit to face the Twins and came away with a 17-1 victory. Tomahawk scored 5 runs in the first inning and never looked back, scoring in each of the first six innings. The highlight of the offensive attack was the fourth inning when Jordan Roessler and Jon Nyberg hit back to back homers for the Titans. Justin Jarvensivu was 4 for 6 with 3 RBI, Isaac Weber was 3 for 5 with 3 RBI Austin Littman was 3 for 4 with 4 runs scored Jordan Roessler was 2 for 3 with 3 RBI and a homerun Jon Nyberg was 2 for 5 with 4 RBI and a homerun Jacob Jarvensivu pitched a complete game for Tomahawk and got the win, giving up one earned run on 6 hits while striking out 4 and walking one batter. The Titans played error-free baseball and turned three double plays in the victory. The Titans return to action next Sunday as they travel to Westboro. Game time is 3:00 pm.
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Tomahawk Cubs Loses to Rhinelander
Published on 07/17/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Cubs were defeated 7-2 by the Rhinelander Rebels in American Legion baseball on Friday night. Rhinelander scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to break open a 4-2 game and secure the win in Tomahawk's regular season finale. Eli Wurl was strong on the mound for the Cubs as he kept the game close through six innings, but Tomahawk just could not get their offensive attack going. Tomahawk was held to five hits on the night. Isaac Weber was 2 for 2, Justin Jarvensivu was 2 for 3 with a double, and Sam VonSchrader was 1 for 3. The Cubs return to action on Thursday as they host Marathon at 2:00 pm in the American Legion Regional. Tournament action begins Thursday at 9:00 am and continues through Friday and Saturday. All games are played at Tyler Kahle Memorial Field.
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