Tomahawk PeeWee A Hockey Team Wins WAHA Championship
Published on 03/15/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk PeeWee A Youth Hockey Team competed in the 12U 4A WAHA State Championships over the weekend at Price Ice Recreation Arena in Park Falls. Tomahawk wins the championship with a dominating effort.  Tomahawk defeated the Milwaukee Blaze 13-0 on Friday night.  The Hatchets then beat Marinette 13-3 on Saturday in the semi-finals to advance to the title game. On Sunday, Tomahawk defeated Altoona 8-2 to claim the championship.
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Tomahawk PeeWee B Hockey Team Wins WAHA Championship
Published on 03/15/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk PeeWee B Youth Hockey Team competed in the 12U 3B State Championships at Rhinelander Ice Arena, and Tomahawk claims the championship with an overtime victory on Sunday.  Tomahawk defeated Somerset in double overtime 5-4. Tomahawk advanced to the title game with wins on Saturday, 6-2 over Oshkosh and 11-1 over Merrill.
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Tomahawk Bantams Win WAHA Championship
Published on 03/08/2021 under Sports On Sunday, the Tomahawk Bantam Youth Hockey Team won the 14U 4A WAHA Bantam Championship at Ashland's Bay Area Civic Center. In the championship game on Sunday, Tomahawk defeated Sparta 7-1 to claim the groups' third straight championship (the 2020 WAHA Championships were cancelled due to Covid-19). Tomahawk advanced to the championship game with wins over Marinette 18-1 and Ashland 9-3.
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Tomahawk Squirts Finish Second at WAHA State Championships
Published on 03/08/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk Squirt Youth Hockey Team finished in second place at the WAHA Squirt 10U 4A State Championships on Sunday at Marinette Community Rec Center. Tomahawk lost in the championship game to the Burnett Blizzard 12-6. The Hatchets advanced to the championship game with wins over the Milwaukee Blaze 6-2 and Ashland 2-1.
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Tomahawk Youth Hockey Teams Play at WAHA State Championships
Published on 03/05/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk Youth Hockey Association will be well represented at the 2021 WAHA State Hockey Championships with four teams competing. The Tomahawk Bantams will compete in the 14U 4A Championships in Ashland at the Bay Area Civic Center, Friday, March 5th through Sunday, March 7th. Tomahawk will open play on Friday, March 5th at 8:00 pm against Marinette. Action will continue on Saturday with the semi-finals and Sunday's games will include the 7th, 5th, 3rd and championship games. The Tomahawk Squirts are also playing at state on Saturday, March 6th and Sunday, March 7th at Marinette – Community Rec Center. Tomahawk opens play in the 10U 4A WAHA Championships on Saturday, March 6th at 1:30 pm against the Milwaukee Blaze. Action continues on Saturday and Sunday's games will include the 7th, 5th, 3rd and championship games. The Tomahawk PeeWee A Youth Hockey Team will play in the WAHA 12U 4A State Championships at Price Ice Recreation Arena in Park Falls, Friday, March 12th through Sunday, March 14th . Tomahawk opens play on Friday, March 12th against the Milwaukee Blaze at 8:00 pm. The semi final games are on Saturday afternoon and Sunday's games will include the 7th, 5th, 3rd and championship games. The Tomahawk PeeWee B Youth Hockey Team has also advanced to state, competing in the WAHA 12U 3B Championships at Rhinelander Ice Arena, Saturday, March 13th and Sunday, March 14th. Tomahawk opens play on Saturday, March 13th at 1:15 pm against Oshkosh. Action will continue on Saturday and Sunday's games will include the 7th, 5th, 3rd and championship games.
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Lakeland Hockey Falls to Superior in State Semifinals
Published on 02/19/2021 under Sports The Lakeland boys hockey team fell to Superior in the Division 2 state hockey semifinals last night. The T-Birds, making their first appearance in the state tournament, hung with the perennial powerhouse Spartans throughout much of the game before ultimately falling 4-1. After Carter Kalin got Superior on the board with less than a minute left in the first period, Lakeland tied the game game at the 5:10 mark of the second period on a goal from Cody Olson. The Spartans re-took the lead a few minutes later on a Carson Gotelaere and clamped down on defense. The game remained 2-1 through much of the third period until Superior, in the closing minutes, added an insurance goal by Kell Piggott and an empty-netter by Mason Stenberg for a 4-1 final. Due to the pandemic, last night's game was played in Spooner rather than Madison. Saturday's state championship games will be played in Wisconsin Rapids this year. Superior will face defending champion Fond du Lac Springs in the D-2 Championship. In D-1, defending champion Verona will face Hudson. These two squads have combined to win 4 of the last 6 state titles.
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Hatchet Boys Basketball Teams Season Comes to an End
Published on 02/17/2021 under Sports On Tuesday night, the Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Basketball Team hosted Menomonie Indian School at the Fieldhouse in WIAA Regional action. The Eagles defeated the Hatchet 58-54 in an exciting game.  Payton Bunce led Tomahawk with 24 and Drew Bolder added 14 for the Hatchets. Tomahawk ends their season at 4-13 overall.
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Hatchet Wrestling Team Finishes Season at Sectionals
Published on 02/08/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Wrestling Team had their season come to an end at the WIAA Sectional Meet at Seymour High School on Saturday. Tomahawk had nine qualifiers that competed, and Logan Bishop and Kade Wenninger both finished in third place to lead the way for Tomahawk.
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Hatchet Wrestling Team Wins Regional Meet
Published on 02/01/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Wrestling Team hosted the WIAA Regional Meet on Saturday at the Fieldhouse and Tomahawk wins the Regional Championship with 231 points.  Antigo finished second with 179 points. Tomahawk will send nine individuals to the WIAA Sectional Meet on Saturday at Seymour High School.  Of those nine qualifiers, five advance at Regional Champs, including:  Presley Gutbrod at 106, Blake Felser at 126, Mason Evans at 145, Logan Bishop at 152 and Kade Wenninger at 195.  Also advancing are: Addison Peissig at 113, Ryan Larson at 120, Isaiah Sceffler at 170 and Erik Decker at 220.  The Sectional Meet begins on Saturday at 10:15 am at Seymour High School and WJJQ will have all day coverage beginning at 10:00 am Saturday morning.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Finishes Fifth at Sectionals
Published on 02/01/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet boys Swimming Team competed in the WIAA Sectional Meet on Saturday at Rhinelander High School.  Tomahawk finished in fifth place.  Rhinelander won the meet and Menomonie was second. Of the 13 individual event swims that the Hatchets competed in, 11 of them were either personal best or at the very least season best swim times, 1 was a re-broken school record, and 2 were overall 2nd place finishes with times solid enough to qualify for the WIAA State Swim Meet, next Friday Feb. 5, 2021 to be held at the Waukesha South High School Natatorium. Of the 3 relays that the Hatchets competed in, all three registered considerable season time drops with a 3rd place finish for the Medley Relay and a pair of 5th's for the Freestyle Relay teams. And as was said above most excitingly we aren't done yet! Next Friday, February 5th, (6:30 pm meet start) we'll have our individual State Meet Qualifier, Sophomore Zach Hanse to represent the Tomahawk Hatchets in both the 200 yard Individual Medley with a qualifying time of 2:09.46 as well as in the 100 yard Breaststroke, in which Zach broke his own school record of 1:03.21, down to a 1:02.66. Scoring Points today for the Hatchets: 200 Medley Relay – Caleb Kretzschmar, Zach Hanse, Ethan Liebnitz and Adam Hall in 3rd for 32 points at 1:52.55 200 Freestyle – Caleb Kretzschmar in 9th place for 9 points at 2:05.74, Alex Norman in 10th place for 7 points at 2:13.26 and Cullen Flynn in 11th for 6 points at 2:17.78 200 Individual Medley – Zach Hanse in 2nd for 17 points and claiming a State Meet berth at 2:09.46, currently seeded 15th in the event 50 Freestyle – Adam Hall in 7th place for 12 points at :24.08 100 Freestyle – Ethan Liebnitz in 6th place for 13 points at :54.66, Alex Norman in 9th place for 9 points at :57.92 500 Freestyle – Caleb Kretzschmar in 6th for 13 points at 5:58.03, Taje Casey in 10th place for 7 points at 6:52.88 200 Freestyle Relay – Cullen Flynn, Taje Casey, Alex Norman and Ethan Liebnitz in 5th place for 28 points at 1:45.89 100 Backstroke – Cullen Flynn in 6th place for 13 points at 1:12.18 100 Breaststroke – Zach Hanse in 2nd for 17 points at 1:02.66 and also claiming his 2nd State Meet berth, currently seeded 9th in the event Adam Hall in 4th for 15 points at 1:11.79 400 Freestyle Relay – Ethan Liebnitz, Caleb Kretzschmar, Adam Hall and Zach Hanse in 5th for 28 points at 3:45.97 The WIAA State Meet gets underway on Friday at 6:30 pm.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Finishes Fourth at GNC Meet
Published on 01/25/2021 under Sports Despite the overall team scores shown below, the Tomahawk Hatchet Boys had an great meet in the Shawano pool Friday night where they were successful with the following:  Multiple top 6 swims, placing at least one swimmer/relay in the top six in 10 of the 11 events, and each of the 8 Hatchet team members placing in the top 6 at least once throughout the meet, one First Team All-Conference swimmer, one, Second Team All-Conference Relay Team, one, Second Team All-Conference swimmer and most excitingly the only new Conference Record to be set at this season's Conference Meet. The final scores from Friday night's meet were as follows: 1st Rhinelander – 414 points 2nd Lakeland – 239 points 3rd Shawano – 219 points 4thTomahawk – 199 points 5th Medford – 103 points Meet Highlights: 1st place finish for 1st Team All-Conference: *100 yard Breaststroke – Sophomore, Zach Hanse broke the GNC Conference Record of 1:03.56 set just last season by Rhinelander's Thaddeus Heck with a new time of 1:03.33, taking 1st and scoring 16 individual points for the team 2nd place finishes for 2nd Team All-Conference – The 200 yard Medley Relay team of Junior Caleb Kretzschmar, Sophomore Zach Hanse, Senior Ethan Liebnitz, and Senior Adam Hall took 2nd place honors behind the Hodags in first with a time of 1:53.77 and scoring 26 relay points for the Hatchets Zach Hanse also took 2nd place in the 100 yard Butterfly, breaking his previous personal record time of :59.99 down a full 2 seconds to :57.86 and scoring 13 individual points for THS Rounding out the top 6 finishes for the evening included: In 5th place with a time of 2:12.04, Junior Caleb Kretzschmar swam a solid race in the 200 yard freestyle event for 10 individual points, and completed the distance freestyle events tonight in the 500 yard Free at 6:03.19 for another 5th place finish and 10 additional points *In the 200 yard Individual Medley, Senior Ethan Liebnitz swam a 2 second personal record 2:32.04 for 4th place overall and 11 individual points and then turned around to swim :57.02 in the 100 yard Freestyle for 6th place and 9 additional points Senior Adam Hall had a good race in the 50 yard Freestyle sprint, taking 5th at :24.65 for 10 pts, and followed up later in the meet with a 4th place showing in the 100 yard Breaststroke at 1:12.70 for 11 more points Our 200 yard Freestyle Relay team of Noah Buckwalter, Taje Casey, Cullen Flynn and Alex Norman dropped 4.19 seconds from their previous season best time of 1:56.09 down to 1:51.91 for 5th place and 20 relay points for the Hatchets And finally, the "A", 400 yard Freestyle Relay team of Senior Ethan Liebnitz, Junior Caleb Kretzschmar, Senior Adam Hall and Sophomore Zach Hanse also swam a 9.1 second season best time of 3:46.21 to capture 4th place overall in the event and score 22 relay points On Saturday the Hatchets will compete in the  WIAA Division II Sectionals, this year being held at Rhinelander HS. The meet is on Saturday, Jan. 30th and begins at 1:00 pm.
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Tomahawk Hockey Team Loses a Close One at Chequamegon
Published on 01/20/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Hockey Team was on the road on Tuesday night, for a non-conference game at Chequamegon. Tomahawk led after the first period, as Logan Seymour scored an unassisted goal at 14:43. The SEALS then came back in the second period and scored three goals and led 3-1.  Chequamegon added a quick goal in the third to gain a 4-1 lead.  Tomahawk then had two more goals from Seymour, with assists from Zach Friske and Wyatt Leasure.  Andrew Samundsen had 36 saves for the Hatchets. Tomahawk will host Waupaca on Friday night at SARA Park.  The opening faceoff is at 7:00 pm, with the Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show at 6:35 pm on Northwoods 92-5, WJJQ.
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Hatchet Girls Basketball Team Loses to Tigerton
Published on 01/20/2021 under Sports On Tuesday night the Tomahawk Hatchet Girls Basketball Team hosted Tigerton in a non-conference match-up at the Fieldhouse.  Tigerton gets the win over Tomahawk, 44-33.  With the loss, Tomahawk falls to 1-8 overall on the season. Hailey Liebelt led the way for Tomahawk with 15 points and Addison Bartz had seven. Tomahawk will travel to Mosinee on Thursday night, with the opening tip at 7:15 pm.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Loses to Lakeland
Published on 01/20/2021 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Swimming Team hosted Lakeland on Tuesday night and the T-Birds defeated the Hatchets 83-73. Notable Hatchet finishes tonight included a double 1-2 punch by the 100 yard breaststroke team of Sophomore, Zach Hanse in 1st at 1:05.73, followed by Senior, Adam Hall in 2nd at 1:11.42, plus another 1-2 immediately following that the 400 yard Freestyle Relay teams - coming in 1st were the team of Alex Norman, Caleb Kretzschmar, Hall and Hanse and in 2nd was the team of Taje Casey, Noah Buckwalter, Cullen Flynn and Ethan Liebnitz. The remainder of the 9 events saw the Hatchets take 2nd in every case. Three of those 2nd place finishes were real barn burners, the Medley Relay team of Kretzschmar, Hanse, Liebnitz and Hall came in just 1.1 seconds behind the team from Lakeland, and in the 50 and 100 Freestyle events the margins were even smaller, in the 50, Adam Hall came in 2nd just .03 seconds behind the Lakeland swimmer, and in the 100, Ethan Liebnitz was again just touched out with a time just 0.3 seconds behind the T-Bird in 1st. Tuesday night's meet was the final home meet of the season, and the Hatchets took time to honor their five Seniors and parents before they head into the end of season meets. Next Competitions: Friday, Jan. 22nd - GNC Conference Championship Meet at Shawano Saturday, Jan 30th - WIAA Sectional Meet at Rhinelander
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Hatchet Hockey Teams Loses to Mosinee
Published on 01/15/2021 under Sports On Thursday night, the Hatchet Hockey Team hosted Mosinee in Great Northern Conference action, and the Indians defeated Tomahawk 6-1. Mosinee led 5-0 after the first period and 6-0 after the second period.  Tomahawk's lone goal came in the third period, with Mitch Jimenez scoring on assists from Patrick Samundsen and John Mark Hawley.  Andrew Samundsen had 36 saves for the Hatchets. Tomahawk will travel to Antigo on Saturday, with the opening faceoff at 2:00 pm.
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