Hatchet Girls Basketball Team Loses at Antigo
Published on 12/07/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Girls Basketball Team traveled to Antigo on Thursday night and the Red Robins defeated Tomahawk 39-26.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Loses to Shawano
Published on 12/07/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Swimming Team hosted Shawano on Thursday night and lost 88-77. Senior, Evan Ploeckelman took first in the 200 yard freestyle with a personal record time of 2:09.95, and Sophomore, Ethan Liebnitz came in 2nd in the same event with a time of 2:25.96, also a personal record time for him by over 5 full seconds from the end of last season and a total of 10 individual points between them. Junior, Keaton Jed took a very close 2nd in the 200 yard Individual Medley with a 3 second personal record time of 2:22.82 and 4 individual points. Junior, Brady Tjugum just touched out Shawano's Josh Bergmann in a photo finish in the 50 yard freestyle to take first place for 6 individual points. Junior, Trey Miller unfortunately had just the opposite outcome in the 100 yard Freestyle, taking a photo finish 2nd place by less than a second, though he came into at a :58.62, a time that is another 2 full seconds faster than his 3 second personal record from last week, and Sophomore, Adam Hall dropped a full 4 seconds from his previous fastest time to a 1:03.81 for 3rd place. Junior, Brady Tjugum also competed in the 500 yard Freestyle tonight and took 2nd for 4 points at 6:00.85, another 3 second personal record for him so far this season. 200 yard Freestyle Relay team of Jed, Miller, Ploeckelman and Tjugum swam the most exciting race of the evening, getting touched out at the wall just .18 seconds behind the Shawano team at a season best time of 1:42.68. Senior, Evan Ploeckelman also took first in the 100 yard breaststroke tonight – his time of 1:13.96 is now only .4 seconds off of his fastest at the end of last season. Tomahawk's Breaststroke trio of Ploeckelman, Miller and Sophomore Adam Hall scored 11 total individual points to narrow the end of meet lead by the Hawks considerably. The 400 yard Freestyle Relay teams of Liebnitz, Sophomore Cullen Flynn, Sophomore Alex Norman and Hall, plus the group of Freshman Lucas Verfuerth, Senior James Zastrow, Sophomore Eric Strong and Freshman Caleb Kretzschmar took 2nd and 3rd respectively to add a final additional 6 relay points to the Hatchet score. Tomahawk will compete in the Hodag Relays on Saturday, with the opening event at 11:00 am.
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Hatchet Girls Basketball Team Loses at Three Lakes
Published on 12/05/2018 under Sports The Three Lakes Bluejays defeated the Tomahawk Hatchet Girls Basketball Team last night, 52-41 in a non-conference road game. Tomahawk trailed 29-20 at the half. Sierra Graeber led Tomahawk with 20 points. Tomahawk will travel to Antigo on Thursday night, with the opening tip at 7:15 pm.
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Hatchet Boys Hockey Team Loses GNC Game at Eagle River
Published on 12/05/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team traveled to Eagle River on Tuesday night to take on the Northland Pines Eagles in a Great Northern Conference game. The Eagles get the win, 15-1 over Tomahawk. Northland Pines led 6-0 after the first and 9-0 after the second.  Tomahawk's goal came in the third, as Haakon Hansen scored an unassisted goal. The Hatchets will host Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm at Sara Park.
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Hatchet Girls Basketball Team Loses to Chequamegon
Published on 12/04/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Girls Basketball Team hosted Chequamegon on Monday night and lost 50-44. Tomahawk will travel to Three Lakes on Tuesday night, with the opening tip at 5:45 pm.  Join Jesse and Pike for the Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show at 5:25 pm on Northwoods, 92-5 WJJQ.
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Hatchet Boys Hockey Team Wins in Overtime
Published on 11/30/2018 under Sports Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team improved to 2-1 on the season and 1-0 in the Great Northern Conference with a 3-2 overtime victory at Lakeland on Thursday night. The T-Birds led 1-0 after the first period and Tomahawk tied the game at 1-1 after the second.  Cody Scholz scored with 11:00 remaining and an assist from Jerett Flynn. Tomahawk gained a 2-1 lead on a goal by Max Bembinster, assited by Jordan Tomaszewski, in the third.  Lakeland tied the game at 2-2 and sent it into overtime. In the overtime, Cody Scholz scored an unassisted goal to win it for Tomahawk. Shawn Dirkx had 24 saves for the Hatchets.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Wins Home Opener
Published on 11/30/2018 under Sports The Hatchet Boys Swimming Team won their home opener on Thursday night 104 to 36 over the Antigo Red Robins. The Hatchets several first place finishes, including the 200 Medley Relay team of Junior, Trey Miller, Senior, Evan Ploeckelman, Junior, Keaton Jed and Junior, Brady Tjugum in at time of 2:00.11. Senior, James Zastrow took first in the individual 200 yard Freestyle at 2:42.38. Junior, Keaton Jed had a pair of individual firsts in both the 50 yard Freestyle at a personal best :24.50, and in the 100 yard Butterfly at 1:05.76. Junior, Trey Miller won the 100 yard Freestyle, leading the pack with a 1:00.31 – a time that is 3½ full seconds faster than his time at the end of last season. Junior, Brady Tjugum competed in the 500 yard Freestyle for the second time this week and tonight was the overall winner looking really strong this early in the season. His time of 6:03.55 was 8.8 seconds faster than his time on Tuesday night at Rhinelander. 200 yard Freestyle Relay team of Jed, Miller, Ploeckelman and Tjugum also took first tonight with a solid swim of 1:45.64, 13 seconds faster than the Antigo team in 2nd place. Senior, Evan Ploeckelman showed his early season strength tonight as well by taking first in the 100 yard breaststroke – his time of 1:15. 28 is only 2 seconds off of his fastest at the end of last season. The 400 meter Freestyle Relay team of Sophomore, Cullen Flynn, Zastrow, Freshman, Lucas Verfuerth and Sophomore, Ethan Liebnitz took an early lead in the 400 yard Freestyle Relay and never let up, besting the Antigo boys who were swimming the race as exhibition for time by almost 10 full seconds. The Hatchets will be working on endurance for the veteran swimmers as well as cleaning up issues with starts and turns for the next week until we host the team from Shawano next Thursday, December 6th.
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Tomahawk Boys Basketball Team Wins Opener
Published on 11/28/2018 under Sports The Hatchet Boys Basketball Team defeated Ladysmith on Tuesday night in the 2018-19 opener at the Fieldhouse.  The final was 69-67 in favor of the Hatchets. After the first half, the game was tied at 26-26. Tomahawk would then scored 43 points in the second half of play.  Tomahawk built a 65-55 lead, before Ladysmith went on a late run and scored a basket at the buzzer to make the final 69-67. Jared Leverance had four three points and 17 on the night.  Kamron Olson added 15 and Connor Dichsen had eight. Tomahawk will travel to Wittenberg-Birnamwood on Monday night, with the opening tip at 7:30 pm.
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Hatchet Girls Basketball Team Loses at Rib Lake
Published on 11/28/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Girls Basketball Team travel to Rib Lake on Tuesday and lost 36-27. Sierra Graeber led the way for the Hatchets with 16 points. Tomahawk will host Medford on Friday night in the Great Northern Conference opener, with the opening tip at 7:15 pm.
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Hatchet Boys Hockey Team Defeats Merrill/Wausau East
Published on 11/28/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team won their first game of the season, skating to an 8-1 win over Merrill/Wausau East on Tuesday night at the Sara Park Ice Arena. The Hatchets led 1-0 after the first period, with Jordan Tomaszewski scoring at the 10:41 mark on assists from Haakon Hansen and Aaron Evans. Tomahawk added an early second period goal from Dominic Zattera which was assisted by Jerett Flynn and the Hatchet led 2-0 after two periods. The Hatchets scored three quick goals in the third to gain a 5-0 lead.  The goals were from Flyn, Hansen and Tomaszewski. The Blue Jacks scored their first goals of the night to cut the lead to 5-1.  Then Cody Scholz scored three goals to seal the win for the Hatchets and Tomahawk is now 1-1 on the season. Tomahawk will travel to Lakeland on Thursday night with the opening faceoff at 7:00 pm.  The Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show is at 6:35 pm on Northwoods 92-5, WJJQ.
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Hatchet Boys Swimming Team Loses Season Opener
Published on 11/28/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Swimming Team traveled to Rhinelander on Tuesday night for the season opener, and the Hodags defeated Tomahawk 107-58 First and second place individual event finishes eluded the Hatchets tonight, however several of the returning team members swam times that were faster or just shy of their fastest times from the end of the season last year, notably were:  Juniors, Brady Tjugum and Trey Miller took 3rd and 4th respectively in the individual 50 yard freestyle race, swimming times that were over a full second faster than their personal best sprints from 2017-2018. Tjugum also showed great improvement in the distance event, taking 3rd in the 500 yard freestyle by turning in a final time of 6:12.36, a time that was 15 full seconds faster than the last time he competed in the event at 6:27.72. *We were able to field 2 very solid Medley Relay teams tonight, taking 2nd and 3rd place respectively. In 2nd for the Hatchets for 4 points were Junior Brady Tjugum, Senior Evan Ploeckelman, Junior Keaton Jed and Junior Trey Miller at 2:01.89 and in 3rd were Freshman Lucas Verfuerth, Sophomore Adam Hall, Freshman Caleb Kretzschmar and Sophomore Ethan Liebnitz earning 2 points at 2:12.25. The 200 Freestyle Relay team of Sophomore Cullen Flynn, Senior James Zastrow, Sophomore Adam Hall and Sophomore Ethan Liebnitz took second place in the event at 2:00.64. The 400 Freestyle Relay team of Jed, Miller, Tjugum and Ploeckelman also placed 2nd in 4:09.59. On Thursday, November 29th Tomahawk will have their GNC dual meet, home opener vs. Antigo.
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Hatchet Hockey Team Loses Opener
Published on 11/21/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Boys Hockey Team opened their season on Tuesday night, hosting Antigo at the Sara Park Ice Arena.  Antigo gets the win, 7-3 over Tomahawk. The Red Robins scored twice in the first period and led 2-0.  Antigo built their lead to 5-0 with three quick second period goals.  The Hatchets scored for the first time and cut the lead to 5-1, as Haakon Hansen scored on an assist from Jordan Tomaszewski.  Antigo scored a minute later to gain a 6-1 lead. Tomahawk ended the second period with a goal from Aaron Evans, assisted by Cody Scholz and Max Bembinster, and Antigo led 6-2 after two periods. Tomahawk got an early third period goal from Max Bembinster, assisted by Cody Scholz, and cut the lead to 6-3.  That would be as close as the Hatchets would get as Antigo added a late goal. Shawn Dirkx had 43 saves for the Hatchets. Tomahawk will host Merrill/East on Tuesday night at 7:00 pm at Sara Park.
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Tomahawk Girls Basketball Team in Action Tuesday Night
Published on 11/20/2018 under Sports The Tomahawk Hatchet Girls Basketball Team will host Elcho on Tuesday night at the Fieldhouse.  The Hatchets opened the season last week with a victory over White Lake and are 1-0. The opening tip is at 6:00 pm, and Northwoods 92-5, WJJQ will have the Fehrman Orthodontics Coaches Show at 5:35 pm.
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THS Cross Country Team Hosts Awards Program
Published on 11/09/2018 under Sports On Thursday night, the Tomahawk Hatchet Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams hosted their 2018 Awards Banquet in the Tomahawk School District Auditorium. Here are the winners: Rookies Of The Year: (Boys) Noah Buckwalter (Girls) Macey Mann Most Improved JV: (Boys) Reed Zedler & Alex Norman (Girls) Corinn Genelin Most Improved Var: (Boys) Garron Albrent (Girls) Arianna Schreiner Coaches Awards: (Boys) Trey Baalke & Matt Johnson (Girls) Kate Reilly Scholar Athletes: (Boys) Evan Ploeckelman & (Girls) Macey Mann & Kate Reilly & Haley Voermans-Dean (All 4.000's 1st Qtr) Captains Awards: (Boys) Shawn Dirkx & Evan Ploeckelman & (Girls) Jackie Wick & Arianna Schreiner Punchy Reich Memorial: Shawn Dirkx (as picked by his teammates) GNC All-Conference: (Girls) Haley Voermans-Dean, Meagan Berg, Emily Lacina GNC All-Conference: (Boys) Evan Ploeckelman, Noah Buckwalter, Drew Bolder Most Valuable: (Girls) Haley Voermans-Dean Co-Most Valuable: (Boys) Evan Ploeckelman & Drew Bolder Service Awards: Sandy & Mick Wick, Heather Leverance
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Hatchet Girls Swimming Team Sending 10 Events to State
Published on 11/08/2018 under Sports The Hatchets will send a school record 10 events to the 2018 WIAA State Championships on Friday night in Madison. Advancing to state are the Hatchet 200 medley, 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relays. Qualifying as individuals are Kylee Theiler in the 200 and 500 free, Kaylie Svacina in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke, Megan Marcks in the 100 free and 100 backstroke and Katy Volz in the 50 free. The 2018 WIAA State Swimming Championships begin at 6:30 pm with the 200 yard medley relay at the UW Natatorium in Madison. Northwoods 92-5, WJJQ will have live coverage of the state swimming championships starting at 6:10 pm on Friday night.
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