Hatchet Boys and Girls Track & Field Teams in action
Published on 03/23/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys and Girls Track and Field Teams are back in action on Thursday, as the Hatchet are hosting their annual indoor invitational at the Fieldhouse. Tomahawk will host Prentice, Mercer and Wisconsin Rapids, with the opening events at 4:30 pm.
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Tomahawk Boys and Girls Track & Field Teams Open Their Seasons
Published on 03/20/2017 under Sports Tomahawk competed in their first meet of the season Friday night hosting their annual invitational at UW Eau Claire. The boys placed 6th, while the girls placed 11th out of the 12 team invite. Medford girls and the Black River Falls boys won the meet. Top finished for the Hatchets were: Mady Hanse (3rd place) in the pole vault, vaulting 8'.Orion Spaulding (3rd place) in the high jump with a 5'8" jump. Orion also placed 5th in the 800 M Run. Boys 800 M Relay (3rd place) consisting of Wyatt Wenninger, Nick Wiseman, Cody Jablonski, and Gunnar Millard.Hannah Schade (4th place) in the shot put with a 31'8 toss. Wyatt Wenninger (5th place) 200 M Dash.Boys 3200 M Relay (5th place) with Zach Stefanich, Evan Ploeckelman, Orion Spaulding, and Matt Johson.Arrianna Schreiner (5th place) in the 800 M Run. Schriener also teamed up with Tehya Street, Brittany Jashinsky, and Jackie Wick for a 5th place finish in the 3200 M Relay. Tomahawk will host their annual indoor meet on Thursday. The meet gets underway at 4:30.
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WIAA State Boys Basketball Championships begin this week
Published on 03/13/2017 under Sports The 102nd Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 16-18, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison Thursday, March 16 Division 3 Prescott (23-3) vs. Lake Mills (24-2) - 1:35 p.m. Xavier (26-0) vs. Ripon (26-0)* Division 4 Cameron (23-3) vs. Darlington (26-0) - 6:35 p.m. Roncalli (13-13) vs. Destiny (23-1)* Friday, March 17 Division 5 McDonell Central Catholic (24-3) vs. Shullsburg (25-2) - 9:05 a.m. Columbus Catholic (25-2) vs. Barneveld (24-3)* Division 2 La Crosse Central (24-2) vs. Waunakee (24-2) - 1:35 p.m. Cedarburg (24-2) vs. Milwaukee Washington (22-4)*  Division 1 Stevens Point (22-4) vs. Madison Memorial (23-3) - 6:35 p.m. Arrowhead (21-5) vs. Brookfield Central (24-2)* Saturday, March 18 3-Point Challenge - 9:30 a.m. Division 5 Championship Game - 11:05 a.m. Division 4 Championship Game* Division 3 Championship Game* Division 2 Championship Game - 6:35 p.m. Division 1 Championship Game*
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WIAA Girls Basketball Champions Crowned
Published on 03/12/2017 under Sports The WIAA State Girls Basketball Championships were played on Saturday at the Resch Center in Green Bay and Appleton North (28-0) earned the State championship and an unblemished season with a 49-34 win over De Pere in the Division 1 title game Saturday night at the Resch Center in Green Bay. Beaver Dam (28-0) capped a perfect season and captured its first State title by defeating Cudahy 52-33 in the Division 2 championship game at the Resch Center in Green Bay Saturday evening. Edgewood (25-3) celebrates its first State title by dicarding Martin Luther 51-30 in the Division 3 championship game of the State Girls Basketball Tournament at the Resch Center in Green Bay Saturday afternoon. Howards Grove (27-1) won the Division 4 championship in their second appearance in the State Girls Basketball Tournament Saturday afternoon with a 44-43 victory over previously undefeated Aquinas at the Resch Center in Green Bay. Loyal (25-4) won its first State title in its initial appearance in the Girls State Basketball Tournament with a 74-61 victory over the Milwaukee Academy of Science (23-5) in the Division 5 championship game Saturday at the Resch Center in Green Bay.
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Medford and Phillips Boys Basketball Teams lose in Sectionals
Published on 03/10/2017 under Sports The 2017 WIAA Boys Basketball playoffs continued on Thursday night, with Sectional Semi-Final action. In Division Two action, the Wausau East Lumberjacks ended the Medford Raiders season, with a 51-49 win.  Wausau East advances to the sectional final, taking on LaCrosse Central on Saturday. The Phillips Loggers also had their season come to an end on Thursday night, losing to Cameron 53-35 in Division Four action. The WIAA State Boys Basketball Championships are Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18 at the Kohl Center in Madison. WIAA Divsion One Bracket WIAA Division Two Bracket WIAA Division Three Bracket WIAA Division Four Bracket WIAA Division Five Bracket
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WIAA State Girls Basketball Championships Begin Thursday
Published on 03/07/2017 under Sports The 42nd annual WIAA Girls Basketball Championships begin on Thursday and continue Friday and Saturday at the Resch Center in Green Bay. Here is the schedule:Thursday, March 9 Division 3 Bloomer (22-4) vs. Martin Luther (25-1) - 1:35 p.m. Wrightstown (23-3) vs. Edgewood (23-3)* Division 4 Durand (23-3) vs. Howards Grove (25-1) - 6:35 p.m. Shiocton (18-8) vs. Aquinas (26-0)* Friday, March 10 Division 5 Clayton (27-0) vs. Milwaukee Academy of Science (22-4) - 9:05 a.m. Loyal (23-4) vs. Bangor (24-3)* Division 2 Hortonville (20-5) vs. Cudahy (19-7) - 1:35 p.m. Beaver Dam (26-0) vs. Monroe (21-3)* Division 1 Appleton North (26-0) vs. Milwaukee King (25-0) - 6:35 p.m. De Pere (24-2) vs. Middleton (23-3)* Saturday, March 11 3-Point Challenge - 9:30 a.m. Division 5 Championship Game - 11:05 a.m. Division 4 Championship Game* Division 3 Championship Game* Division 2 Championship Game - 6:35 p.m. Division 1 Championship Game*
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Tomahawk Squirts Finish Third at State
Published on 03/06/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Squirt Youth Hockey Team finished third at the WAHA Squirt 4A State Championships held in Shawano on Saturday, March 4 and Sunday March 5. Tomahawk won their first game on Saturday, 4-2 over Burnett Youth Hockey.  Tomahawk then lost to Milwaukee Area Youth Hockey 8-0. On Sunday, Tomahawk defeated the Ice Wolves 7-1 to finish in third. The Squirt 4A championship went to Milwaukee Area Youth Hockey, they defeated Viroqua 8-0 in the championships game. WAHA Squirt 4A Championships
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Erin Sparks Named First Team All-State
Published on 03/06/2017 under Sports Tomahawk Senior Erin Sparks, a member of the Lakeland/Tomahawk Girls Hockey Co-op, has been recognized as First Team All-State goalie for the 2016-17 Girls Hockey season. Sparks capped her tremendous high school career with a 1.55 goals against average, a .949 save percentage and ten wins, including seven shutouts for the T-Birds this season. Sparks will be playing hockey for Miami University in Oxford, Ohio next season. 2016-17 Girls Hockey All-State Teams Sparks signs with Miami University
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Tomahawk Squirts Play at State
Published on 03/03/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Squirt Youth Hockey Team has advanced to the WAHA State Hockey Championships, this weekend in Shawano. The Squirt 4A State Tournament begins on Saturday, March 4 and Tomahawk will play at 11:30 am against Burnett Youth Hockey.  The winner of that game advances to play in the semi finals at 5:45 pm against the winner of the Shawano / Milwaukee Area Youth Hockey winner.  The losers will meet in the consolation round at 4:30 pm. WAHA Squirt 4A State Championships
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Great Northern Conference Announces Winter All-Conference Teams
Published on 03/01/2017 under Sports The Great Northern Conference has announced the 2016-17 Winter All-Conference Teams. The Tomahawk Hatchets are well represented, with Justin Jarvensivu receiving a unanimous selection to the Boys Basketball First Team. In Girls Basketball, Sierra Graeber and Courtney Theiler received Honorable Mention All-Conference honors. In Boys Hockey, Max Bembinster is Honorable Mention All-Conference. In Girls Hockey, Lakeland/Tomahawk's Erin Sparks is First Team goalie and also player of the year. The Hatchet Wrestling Team had a first team honor for Brady Anderson.  Receiving second team all conference are Luke Knight and Jake Matti and honorable mention were Austin Snow, Wyatt Wenninger and Zach Stefanich. In Boys Swimming, Hatchet Senior Nathan Goehe was honorable mention in the 50 yard free and 100 yard backstroke and Kole Svacina was honorable mention in the 500 yard free. 2016-17 Boys Basketball All-Conference Teams 2016-17 Girls Basketball All-Conference Teams 2016-17 Boys Hockey All-Conference Teams 2016-17 Girls Hockey All-Conference Teams 2016-17 Wrestling All-Conference Teams 2016-17 Boys Swimming All-Conference Teams
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Playoff Action Continues in the WIAA Tournament Series
Published on 03/01/2017 under Sports On Thursday, the WIAA State Boys Hockey Championships will begin at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.  Game-1: Waukesha North Co-op (24-3) vs. Arrowhead (24-2-1) - 11 a.m. Game-2: Bay Port (19-9) vs. Sun Prairie (17-8-1) - 1:15 p.m.* Game-3: Hudson (24-2-1) vs. Eau Claire Memorial (19-7-1) - 5 p.m. Game-4: Wausau West (23-3-1) vs. West Salem/Bangor (22-3-1) - 7:15 p.m.* Friday, March 3 Game-5: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 - 5 p.m. Game-6: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4 - 7:15 p.m.* Saturday, March 4 Game-7: Championship Game - 2:15 p.m.* GIRLS SCHEDULE: Friday, March 3 Game-1: Hayward Co-op (19-5-2) vs. Green Bay East Co-op (21-3-3) - 11 a.m. Game-2: D. C. Everest Co-op (20-4-1) vs. Sun Prairie Co-op (20-3-2) - 1:15 p.m.* Saturday, March 4 Game-3: Championship Game - 12:10 p.m. In Boys Basketball Regional Semi Final play, games on Friday night will begin at 7:00 pm. In Division Two, Merrill travels to Rhinelander, Lakeland is hosting Hortonville and Antigo is at Medford. In Division Four, the Phillips Loggers are hosting Cumberland and in Division Five Rib Lake is at McDonnel Central and Prentice will host Thorp. Winners will advance to Regional Final action on Saturday night.
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Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Basketball Team Loses in Regional Opener
Published on 03/01/2017 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Basketball Team traveled to Fox Valley Lutheran on Tuesday night in WIAA Regional Quarter Final play, and the Foxes win a thriller 66-63 in double overtime.  With the win, Fox Valley Lutheran advances to play Xavier on Friday night. The pace was deliberate in the first half of play, as both teams had numerous turnovers that neither team could convert on.  After the first 18:00 minutes of play, Fox Valley Lutheran led 19-18. The offenses for both teams picked up in the second half of play, as Tomahawk outscored Fox Valley Lutheran 33-32.  Tomahawk had a three point lead with under 00:20 seconds to play, and the Foxes hit a three to tie the game and send it into overtime. In the first overtime, Fox Valley Lutheran would go 1-2 from the free throw line to lead by two, with under 00:10 seconds to play.  Tomahawks Riley Tollison drove the length of the floor and scored in the paint to send the game into a second overtime. In the second overtime, Fox Valley Lutheran converted from the free throw line, and outscored Tomahawk by three points, 5-2, to win a hard fought game. Tomahawk was led by Justin Jarvensivu with 19 points, Easton Phalin had 13 and Jackson List and Isaac Weber each had nine. Tomahawk ends their 2016-17 season with an 8-15 record.
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WIAA Boys Basketball Playoffs Begin Tonight
Published on 02/28/2017 under Sports The 2017 WIAA playoffs begin tonight with Regional Quarter Final action around the state.  In Division Three, the Tomahawk Hatchets are the #9 seed in their regional grouping and the Hatchets will travel to eighth seeded Fox Valley Lutheran tonight, with the opening tip at 7:00 pm. Join Jesse Bolder and Terry Timm for the Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show at 6:35 pm on Northwoods 92-5, WJJQ. In other action tonight, the Northland Pines Eagles are at Clintonville.  In Division Two, Mosinee is at Shawano and Antigo is hosting New London.  In Division Three, Chequamegon is at Washburn, while Phillips has a bye. In Division Five Rib Lake is hosting Lake Holcombe and Prentice will entertain Bruce.  All games are at 7:00 pm tonight, with the winners advancing to WIAA Regional Semi Final action on Friday night. WIAA Division Two Boys Basketball Bracket WIAA Division Three Boys Basketball Bracket WIAA Division Four Boys Basketball Bracket WIAA Division Five Boys Basketball Bracket
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Tomahawk's Bellile Qualifies for NCAA Championships
Published on 02/27/2017 under Sports Senior Austin Bellile has qualified for the NCAA Championships as the MSOE wrestling team competed at the NCAA West Regional Championships Saturday, February 25 at Concordia-Moorhead. Bellile was third at 285 pounds giving MSOE multiple national qualifiers for the first time since 2003 and the Raiders took eighth as a team at the 11-team field with 44.5 points. The 2017 NCAA Championships are March 10-11 at UW-La Crosse. Bellile entered the meet ranked No. 6 in his weight. He opened with a 16-7 win but was sent to the consolation bracket by a fall in 3:30 at the hands of No. 10 Justice Davis from host Concordia Moorhead. He pounded back with a 2-0 win over a national contender at 285 pounds to reach the third-place bout.  Bellile faced a familiar foe in Troy Beaman from St. Olaf. The two squared off for first place at the MSOE Invitational with Bellile prevailing. On this day, Bellile scored with three takedowns and tacked on one point for riding time in a 7-2 victory.
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Weather Causes Girls Basketball Playoff Games to be Postponed to Saturday
Published on 02/24/2017 under Sports The winter weather in Wisconsin has forced school districts and the WIAA to revise their Regional Semi Final games.  Many games that were originally scheduled for Friday night were played on Thursday night, while others will be played on Saturday night.  In those cases where games were moved to Saturday night, the Regional Finals are to be played on Monday night. In Division Two, the Merrill Bluejays will host Medford at 7:00 pm on Saturday night at Merrill High School. The winner will travel to Hortonville on Monday.  Also in Division Two, the Lakeland / Mosinee game will be played at Lakeland Union High School on Saturday night at 7:00 pm, with the winner playing New London on Monday. In Division Three, the Northland Pines Eagles are at Amherst on Saturday at 7:00 pm. In Division Four, Prentice is hosting Owen-Withee at 7:00 pm at Prentice High School.
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