Hatchet Boys Basketball Team Defeats Rib Lake
Published on 12/12/2017 under Sports The Hatchet Boys Basketball Team hosted Rib Lake in non-conference action on Tuesday night, and the Hatchets get their second win of the year, 68-50. The first half saw back and forth action, and after 18 minutes of play, the game was tied at 19. In the second half, Tomahawk used their pressure defense to outscore Rib Lake 49-31 en route to the 68-50 win. The Hatchets had balanced scoring, with Matt Bartz and Kamron Olson hitting for 12 points.  Jackson List had 10, Cole Feest had nine and Easton Phalin and Jared Leverance each added eight points. Tomahawk is 2-2 and will travel to Lakeland on Friday night, with the opening tip at 7:45 pm.  The Big Q will have both games of the girls/boys double header, with the girls pregame show at 5:45 pm, and the boys to follow.
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Tomahawk Boys Hockey Team Loses to Lakeland
Published on 12/12/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team hosted Lakeland on Tuesday night at Sara Park, with the T-Birds skating to a 7-2 win. Lakeland would jump on the Hatchets early, scoring their first goal after 1:15 to lead 1-0.  The T-Birds would add another goal in the period, and led 2-0 after one. Tomahawk would hold Lakeland off the scoreboard in the second period, and Lakeland maintained their 2-0 advantage after two periods. The Hatchets would score twice in the third, both goals from Max Bembinster, with an assist from Aaron Evans.  However, Lakeland was able to score five third period goals. Shawn Dirkx had 40 saves for Tomahawk. The Hatchets are now 3-3 on the season, and will travel to Rhinelander on Thursday night, with the opening faceoff at 7:00 pm.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Loses to Lakeland
Published on 12/12/2017 under Sports Two undefeated Great Northern Conference Boys Swimming Teams met at the Tomahawk Swimming Pool on Tuesday night, as the Hatchets hosted Lakeland. The T-Birds swam to a 95-72 win, dropping the Hatchets to 3-1 in GNC Duals. The Hatchets had a first place finish from Sophomore Travis Phillips in the 100 yard Butterfly event with a time of :56.26, 2 full seconds ahead of the top swimmer from Lakeland in that event, and he also placed a very close 2nd to Jack Garcia in the 200 IM tonight .  Garcia's time was 2:03.80 and Travis came in just .31 seconds behind him with a 2:04.11, a time which eclipses his former school record set back on November 28th at 2:07.66 Sophomore Keaton Jed swam a really solid 100 yard Backstroke event to take first in 1:06.19, a time which is a 2.42 second personal best swim for him. On Thursday night, the Hatchets will head to Medford to meet the last of the GNC teams for the first time this season.  The opening event is at 5:30 pm.
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Busy Night of Hatchet Sports Action
Published on 12/12/2017 under Sports It's a full slate of Hatchet action tonight, including two undefeated boys swimming teams facing off at the Tomahawk Swimming Pool.  The Hatchets are hosting the Lakeland T-Birds, with both teams undefeated in GNC Duals.  The opening event at 5:30 pm. The Hatchet JV2, JV and Varsity Girls Basketball Teams are at Mosinee, with the JV and JV2 games at 5:45 pm, and the Varsity tip is at 7:15 pm. The Hatchet Boys Basketball Teams are also in action, as they host Rib Lake.  The JV2 game is at 5:45 pm in the High School Gym, the JV game is at 5:45 pm in the Fieldhouse and the Varsity game is at 7:15 pm in the Fieldhouse. The Hatchet Boys Hockey Team is hosting Lakeland at the Sara Park Ice Arena in GNC action.  The opening faceoff is at 7:00 pm.  The Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show is at 6:35 pm on Northwoods 92-5, WJJQ. The Big Q will have a full recap with score and highlights on Wednesday morning.
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Hatchet Wrestlers Finish Third at Wabeno
Published on 12/11/2017 under Sports The Hatchet Wrestling Team finished in third place at the Logroller Invite held at Wabeno on Saturday. Tomahawk placed third out of 15 teams behind Athens and Kewaunee. Placing for Tomahawk was: 1st-Wyatt Wenninger 2nd-Austin Snow 3rd-Lance Knight, Luke Knight 4th-Alex Bishop, Matt Turkiewicz 5th-Eric Decker, Tony Matti, Jacob Matti Not placing were Gunnar Millard, Kade Wenninger, and Isiah Scheffler who all went 2-2 on the day. Tomahawk will host Rhinelander on Thursday night in the Great Northern Conference opener at the Fieldhouse, with the opening match at 7:00 pm.  The Big Q will have the Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show at 6:35 pm on WJJQ.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Finishes Fourth at Rhinelander
Published on 12/11/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Swimming Team finished in fourth place at the Hodag Relays on Saturday at Rhinelander High School. The meet ended with a 3 way tie for first place – 84 points across the board for Lakeland, Rhinelander and Marshfield. The Hatchets came back home with some solid hardware, as they were able to place in the top 2 in 4 of the 10 events, earning medals for their efforts. The 800 yard, Freestyle relay team of Senior Tom Reiter, Junior James Zastrow, Junior Evan Ploeckelman and Sophomore Brady Tjugum took 2nd for 10 points and silver medals in 9:23.49. The 400 yard, Individual Medley relay team of Senior Kole Svacina, Sophomore Keaton Jed, Senior Tyler Larch and Sophomore Travis Phillips took 2nd for silver medals and 10 meet points in a time of 4:23.88. The 300 yard, Butterfly relay team of Senior Devon Liebnitz, Svacina and Phillips also took silver-second for 10 points at 3:13.35. Our 300 yard, Backstroke relay team of Svacina, Jed and Phillips claimed top honors, 1st place for gold medals by swimming a 3:08.60 for 14 points. In addition, we had 2 teams take 3rd place in their events, earning 8 team points apiece. The 200 yard Medley relay team of Tjugum, Freshman Adam Hall, Devon Liebnitz and Larch were 3rd in the first event of the day at 2:05.79. The Hatchet 500 yard "Decrescendo" freestyle relay team of Reiter (200 yards), Ploeckelman (150 yards), Sophomore Trey Miller (100 yards) and Freshman Ethan Liebnitz (50 yards) also took 3rd for 8 points in 5:22.80. Tomahawk will host Lakeland on Tuesday night at 5:30 pm at the Tomahawk Swimming Pool.
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Hatchet Girls Basketball Team Loses to Antigo
Published on 12/08/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Girls Basketball Team hosted Antigo on Thursday night in Great Northern Conference action, with the Red Robins defeating Tomahawk 49-39. Sierra Graeber led Tomahawk with 13, Briana Oenning had 12 and Jennifer DuPlayee added 8.
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Hatchet Boys Hockey Team Loses at Antigo
Published on 12/08/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team traveled to Antigo on Thursday night for GNC action, and the Hatchets lost 5-3. Antigo jumped out to an early lead with four scores in the first period. Tomahawk cut the Red Robin lead to 4-1, when Kole Woodall scored with assists from Hunter Jones and Jerett Flynn. Antigo scored early in the third, before Tomahawk scored a power play goals and an even strength goal in the third.  The third period goals were from Jordan Tomasweski and on assists from Hunter Jones. Shawn Dirkx had 58 saves for the Hatchets. With the loss, Tomahawk is 3-2 overall and 1-1 in the GNC.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Defeats Shawano
Published on 12/08/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Swimming Team won another Great Northern Conference Dual on Thursday night, 86-80 over Shawano. First Place Finishes for Tomahawk include: The 200 Medley Relay team of Svacina, Ploeckelman, Phillips and Jed took first by a full 2 seconds in 1:53.97. Tom Reiter dropped a second from his fastest time last season to a 2:06.47 for 1st place in the 200 yard Freestyle. Travis Phillips took a double first place tonight in the 200 yard Individual Medley with a time of 2:07.83, and he broke the School Record in the 100 yard Freestyle in :50.30 bettering the old record set way back in 2002 at :53.07 by then Senior, William Sullivan. Kole Svacina was the second School Record breaker of the evening as he took 1st place in the 500 yard Freestyle at a time of 5:32.09, which is a full 4 seconds faster than his old record, set last year at the end of the season at Sectionals, at 5:36.89. Kole also took first in the 100 yard Backstroke tonight with another personal best time of 1:06.01. Junior, Evan Ploeckelman took top honors in the 100 yard Breaststroke, with a personal best time for him as well, at 1:17.96. The 400 yard Freestyle Relay team of Svacina, Reiter, Keaton Jed and Phillips took first in a time of 3:38.23 which is just a second over the current school record of 3:37.50 set back in 2004. The Hatchets will be back in the pool on Saturday competing in the Hodag Relays at Rhinelander High School.  The meet starts at 11:00 am.
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Busy Night of Hatchet Sports
Published on 12/07/2017 under Sports It's a busy night of Tomahawk Hatchets Winter Sports action, beginning with 7th and 8th grade boys basketball at PJ Jacobs.  The 7th and 8th grade will play the first game at 4:00 pm and the second follows. Tomahawk Hatchets Boys Swimming Team is undefeated in GNC Duals this year, and the Hatchets will travel to Shawano, with the opening event at 5:30 pm. The Hatchet JV, JV2 and Varsity Girls Basketball Teams are hosting Antigo.  The JV and JV2 games are at 5:45 pm, with the Varsity game at 7:15 pm. Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team, 3-1, coming off an overtime victory on Tuesday night at Medford, will again be on the road tonight, traveling to Antigo.  The opening faceoff is at 7:00 pm. Northwoods 92-5, WJJQ and wjjq.com will have scores and highlights on Friday morning.
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Hatchet Girls Swimming Team Presents Award Winners for 2017
Published on 12/06/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Girls Swimming Team held their Awards program and the great accomplishments of the 2017 team were recognized. 2017 Letter Winners were: Shelby Benaszeski, Rachel Dallman, Megan Marcks, Kirstin Marcks, Katy Volz, Kaylie Svacina, Kylee Theiler, Karlie Woodall, Tiana Gerstenberger, Annie Begotka, Dallas Dosch, Viana Johnson, Taya Johnson, Kersten Zehner, Molly Mott, Allyson Carstensen, and Julianna Skubal Tomahawk finishes as Great Northern Conference Champions and Kylie Theiler was the Great Northern Conference Swimmer of the year. Tomahawk also finished has Division Two Sectional Champions and had a 4th Place Finish at WIAA State Championships. Tomahawk had 254 personal records - 40 Top Ten Records and 5 State Medalists. 8 New School Records 200 IM – Kaylie Svacina 200 Free – Kylee Theiler 500 Free – Kylee Theiler 100 Back - Megan Marcks 6 Dives - Karlie Woodall 11 Dives - Karlie Woodall 200 Free Relay – Katy Volz, Kylee Theiler, Shelby Benaszeski, Rachel Dallman. 400 Free Relay - Kylee Theiler, Katy Volz, Shelby Benaszeski, Rachel Dallman The ROOKIE of the Year is Karlie Woodall The HATCHET SPIRIT Award was presented to Kirstin Marcks The MOST DEDICATED Swimmers are Katy Volz and Kylie Theiler The SCHOLAR ATHLETES are Shelby Benaszeski, Rachel Dallman, Kirstin Marcks, Kaylie Svacina, Katie Volz, Tiana Gerstenberger, and Maryn Ugolini The MOST IMPROVED Swimmers Annie Begotka, Kylie Theiler, Megan Marcks   The Coaches Award goes to Kaylie Svacina The MOST VALUABLE Swimmer is Rachel Dallman
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Hatchet Boys Hockey Team Wins in Overtime
Published on 12/06/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team improved to 3-1 with an overtime victory over Medford on Tuesday night. The Raiders jumped out to an early lead scoring within the first two minutes of the first.  Tomahawk tied the game at 1-1, with an unassisted goal by Jordan Tomaszewski. The Hatchets gained a 2-1 lead after two periods of play, with Max Bembinster scoring an unassisted goal midway through the second. The Raiders evened the score late in the third period and the game would go into overtime. The Hatchets got a rebound goal from Hunter Jones early in the overtime, assisted by Tomaszewski and the Hatchets get the win. Shawn Dirkx had 17 saves for the Hatchets. Tomahawk will travel to Antigo on Thursday night with the opening faceoff at 7:00 pm.
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Tomahawk Boys Basketball Team Wins Non-Conference Game
Published on 12/05/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Basketball Team defeated Chequamegon on Monday night, 47-36 in non-conference action at Chequamegon High School. Tomahawk trailed 20-19 at the half, and outscored the Screamin' Eagles 27-17 in the second half to get the win. Tomahawk is 1-1 on the season and on Friday night, the Hatchets will host Antigo at the Fieldhouse.  The opening tip is at 7:15 pm, with the Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show at 6:45 pm on Northwood 92-5, WJJQ.
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Hatchet Boys Hockey Team Defeats the Bluejacks
Published on 12/04/2017 under Sports On Friday night, the Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team traveled to Marathon Park in Wausau to take on Merrill/Wausau East.  The Hatchets get the win over the Bluejacks 7-3 to improve to 2-1 on the season. Tomahawk trailed early 1-0, before gaining a 2-1 lead after the first period.  Hunter Jones and Kole Woodall had the two first period goals. Tomahawk built a 4-1 goals with two Jordan Tomaszewski goals in the second period. The Hatchets would add three goals in the third from Tomaszewski, and Patrick Walther.  Tomaszewski had four goals on the night, and also added an assist.  Also assisting on goals were:  Taran Ellenbecker (2), Hunter Jones (1), Kole Woodall (2) Anthony Ierulli (1), Jerett Flynn (2) Max Bembinster (1) and Karson Bartz (1). Shawn Dirkx had 31 saves for Tomahawk. The Hatchets will travel to Medford on Tuesday night, with the opening faceoff at 7:00 pm.
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Hatchet Wrestling Team Wins the Oconto Invite
Published on 12/04/2017 under Sports On Friday, the Tomahawk Hatchet Wrestling Team opened their 2017-18 season competing in the Oconto Invite. Tomahawk finishes in first place with 357 points.  Shiocton second with 316, Shawano third with 304, Crandon fourth with 238 and Oconto had 101 points. Dual Meet scores for Tomahawk were: Tomahawk 39 Shiocton 30 Tomahawk 49 Crandon 36 Tomahawk 62 Wabeno/Laona 16 Tomahawk 63 Oconto 10 Tomahawk 42 Shawano 33 Placing for Tomahawk: 1st Place (5-0)-Austin Snow, Lance Knight, Alex Bishop, Matt Turkiewicz, Wyatt Wenninger 2nd Place (4-1) Luke Knight, Jacob Matti, Tony Matti 3rd Place (3-2) Kade Wenninger 4th Place (2-3) Issiah Scheffler, Eric Decker, Kyle Nelson, Naleah Hedges 5th Place (1-4) Nick Arnott, Thomas Rigney Tomahawk will compete in the Wabeno Invite on Saturday, with the opening round at 10:00 am.
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