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Athlete of the Week: Jake Dinkel

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Jake Dinkel is a standout 3 sport athlete at Marathon High School. The senior credits his athleticism and coordination for his success in a Red Raiders jersey, it's what you can't see that really sets our Athlete of the Week apart from other prep sports stars. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Emily Raczek

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Emily Raczek's goal since she was seven years old was to be the catcher for Pacelli softball.
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Athlete of the Week: Eric Zelhofer

Win or lose in the State Championship game, Eric Zelhofer already knows what's next after high school, "I'm going to US Lacrosse."    Zelhofer knows being a student comes before the 3 sports he juggles, More>>

Athlete of the Week: Pacelli's Sami Kay Shafranski

Coming off a Division 3 title last June, Pacelli is headed to Madison yet again. More>>

Athlete of the Week: D.C. Everest's Zach Thut

The Evergreens are getting set for their regional final against Wausau West on Thursday. And D.C. Everest can give some credit to Zach Thut for getting them this far. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Kieron Howlett

Keiron howlett remembers breaking his school's long jump record in eighth grade, but he didn't stop there.  The Marshfield junior most recently shattered a 38 year old conference record in the long jump More>>

Athlete of the Week: Lindsay Krueger

Merrill's Lindsay Krueger recently had a streak of five home runs in five games, which might be why her head coach calls her a phenomenal ball player. Family is why our Athlete of the Week became interested More>>

Athletes of the Week: Marshall and Sheldon Oja

Hockey and lacrosse are fast paced sports. They involve hitting, stick handling, and shooting goals.  It's no wonder why brothers Marshall and Sheldon Oja play both. Our Athletes of the Week began their More>>

UPDATE: Vehicle rollover in Portage County injures at least one person

Portage County officials say one car rolled over on Highway 34 near the Town of Rudolph this afternoon. More>>

Athletes of the Week: Curtis Engelbrecht and Nicholas Lilienthal

Curtis Engelbrecht and Nicholas Lilienthal have been friends since baseball season of their freshman year.But they weren't always teammates. "It's a lot different. You see each other on the soccer field, More>>

Athlete of the Week: Mary Sigler

Assumption girls soccer scored eight goals in its season opener last weekend, and Mary Sigler made six of them. The junior forward has her sights on one more goal. Winning a state title.The Royals have More>>

Athlete of the Week: SPASH's Angela Lange

A no-hitter is a milestone that every pitcher looks to accomplish. But SPASH's Angela Lange reached that goal without even thinking about it. More>>

Dozens of volunteers help serve Wausau Easter dinner

Hundreds of meals made an impact this Easter. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Northland Pines' Johnny Schwenn

Johnny Schwenn started his senior year with a concussion, keeping him out of the football season. But, he says it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Assumption's Gena Grundhoffer

Grundhoffer knows very well how far she's come in only her first year playing basketball at Assumption. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Newman Catholic's Brianna Jankowski

Brianna Jankowski plays three sports at Newman Catholic, all while still excelling in the classroom. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Amherst's Caleb Glennon

The Amherst boys basketball team is getting set to play in its first state tournament since 1998. But for a few members of the Falcons, this isn't their first time playing in Madison. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Gilbert

Tyler Gilbert has done very well so far. The Wisconsin Rapids junior has yet to allow a single goal this post season. Gilbert made 30 saves in the Red Raiders' sectional victory over West Salem/Bangor More>>

Athlete of the Week: SPASH's Paige Kurszewski

Injuries have plagued the SPASH gymnastics team. But that didn't stop the Panthers from capturing their second straight conference title last weekend. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Katie Spencer

Katie Spencer loves skiing.  So much so that the Wausau West senior spent 7 months working at a grocery store last year just to buy a new pair of skis. The senior and captain of her team has come More>>

Athlete of the Week: Wausau West's Joe Umlauf

Our Athlete of the Week hasn't made his plans for college yet. But for now, he's focused on winning a state title. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Abbotsford's Kim Lecheler

Abbotsford High School's Kim Lecheler has been an integral part of the Falcons basketball team since she first took the court as a freshman. Now, as a senior, she's as valuable to her team as any other player in the state. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Wausau West's Matt Sandquist

Our Athlete of the Week has been curling since he was 9. His team has yet to lose this year. But his biggest achievement might just be helping to turn the new Wausau curling center into a reality.

 
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Athlete of the Week: Wausau West's Kevin Conley

Like any hockey player, Kevin Conley has just one goal on the ice. More>>

Athlete of the Week: SPASH's Sheldon Harn

Most students were in class on the first day back from holiday break. But Sheldon Harn was busy with his pen. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Merrill's David Jesperson

David Jesperson is a double-double machine on the court and is seemingly following in his brother's footsteps.
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Athlete of the Week: The Kollock Brothers

In Wisconsin Rapids, the Kollock family has a rink in their backyard where Trent, Isaac and Dylan have played hockey since they were little. More>>

Athlete of the week: D.C. Everest's Lauren Anklam

While the concept of high school athletes competing in multiple sports is nothing new, it was a requirement for Lauren Anklam. More>>

Athletes of the Week: Wausau East's Nick Diny and Brook Whitehead

Nick Diny and Brook Whitehead. Consider them a package at Wausau East Wrestling. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Merrill's Renee Sladek

"She's a kid that surprises you," Merrill girls' basketball coach Melissa Yuska said about her star basketball player, Renee Sladek. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Wittenberg-Birnamwood's Mitchell School

Wittenberg-Birnamwood senior Mitchell School has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Amherst's Max Strand

High school athletes rarely get to finish their career's on a high point, but with a shot at taking home a state title, Amherst's Max Strand can definitely go out with style.

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Athlete of the Week: Newman's Abby Brown

Newman volleyball coach Betty Lange will never forget when she asked Abby Brown to join the varsity team as a freshman. More>>

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