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Athlete of the Week: Maggie Negaard's return has SPASH girls hoops ranked No. 4 in the state Video included

After a devastating ACL injury that forced her to sit out her entire junior year, SPASH girls basketball do-it-all guard Maggie Negaard has her team off to an 8-0 start, the best since 2005. 

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Athlete of the Week: Zach Mootz, Merrill Video included

As a sophomore, Zach Mootz earned All-Conference Honorable Mention. A year later, leading his team with 18.8 points, the 6-foot-2 guard was upgraded to a First-Team All-Conference selection.

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Athlete of the Week: Jace Baumann, Mosinee Video included

Jace Baumann is playing in the moment, making the most of his senior campaign on the diamond for the Mosinee Indians.

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Peaking at the Right Time - Athlete of the Week, Austin Glinski

Peaking at the right time. Its a goal that athletes train for each season to showcase their best performances in the biggest moments. Its planned, its measured, and its carefully scheduled into training each season. It is also the goal of an athlete's career. Austin Glinski, a Wisconsin Rapids senior, is peaking at just the right time. 

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Athlete of the Week: Calli Oberg, Merrill

"Honestly, I think we're really strong defensively," Merrill junior Calli Oberg said. " I think we have a really good line up all the way through.I think it should be a good year." Spoken like a true leader, but that's Oberg. 

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Athlete of the Week: Cade Lehman, Stratford

The high school outdoor track & field season is right around the corner and with every new season comes new opportunity -- something Newsline 9's latest athlete of the week is definitely looking forward to. 

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Athletes of the Week: Morgan Reinwand & Karsyn Rueth, Loyal Video included

Loyal's lone seniors Morgan Reinwand and Karsyn Rueth -- both coach's daughters -- were just the captains to lead their young crew to the "ship." 

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Athlete of the Week: Kam Bornbach, Stratford

    It's never easy to say goodbye to something, especially when you're exceptionally good at it, but after this weekend, that's exactly what our Athlete of the Week -- Stratford's Kam Bornbach -- will do. 

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Athlete of the Week: Marathon's Donovan Free

'On a roll', 'on fire', 'dialed in', all figures of speech intended to describe that rare state of mind that every athlete strives to tap into. This week's Athlete of the Week, Donovan Free, found the sweet spot in a critical conference game against Assumption last Friday, knocking down a game-high 36 points while going 9/9 from beyond the arc in Marathon's 83-77 overtime win.

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