It was a rare full moon on Friday, Sept. 13, but this phenomenon didn’t affect the Marathon football team from dominating Rib Lake/Prentice, 52-0, at home. It was the Red Raiders’ first victory of the season, after encountering a bye last week, against the winless Hawks.
GONNA FLY NOW! - Lexi White propels herself through the water in the 100-yard butterfly race during the Sept. 5 home meet against Rhinelander. White helped her team capture the 200-yard medley against Tomahawk on Sept. 12, and second in the 200-yard IM and third in the 100-yard butterfly.
The Abby/Colby swim co-op enjoyed their best meet of the season thus far, travelling to Tomahawk for a dual meet with the Hatchets on Thursday, Sept. 12.
A DYING MALL - After Shopko and the Aspirus FastCare clinic both closed earlier this year, the East Town Mall has been left with just a few remaining tenants.
The city of Abbotsford has filed a lawsuit against the owner of East Town Mall, seeking a minimum of $150,000 for allegedly defaulting on a 2010 agreement that was meant to spur new developments at the retail center.
In honor of those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, members of the Taylor County Sheriff’s Department held a flag relay carrying the American flag from the village of Stetsonville to the Taylor County Courthouse in Medford on Wednesday.
Junior Drew Guden laid a huge hit on Auburndale’s kickoff returner to begin Friday’s game, which set the tone for a hard-hitting Wildcats’ defense that shut out Auburndale, 27-0, on the road to hand the Apaches their first loss this season. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
Stratford’s volleyball team fought off tough competition from Marathon and Fall Creek to win the Marathon Early Bird volleyball tournament on Saturday. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
THREE’S A CROWD - From left to right Mercedes Sarkinnen, Trinity Severson and Abbie Hediger all finished inside the top 20 in the Abby/Colby cross-country co-op’s first meet of the season in Pittsville. Both the boys and girls teams finished in third place.
The Colby/Abbotsford cross country teams kicked off the season on Aug. 29 at the Pittsville Invitational. With the start of a new season, each team learned a lot about themselves, and what they will need to work on in the coming weeks.
Stratford senior football lineman Ben Barten and his teammates manhandling Spencer Columbus, 41-0, was the icing on the cake to his 18th birthday on Friday. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
AT HOME IN THE GRADER - LeRoy Dommer sits in the cab of a John Deere grader, one of five different graders he has operated after being hired by the town of Unity in 1958.
LeRoy Dommer has probably spent more time driving up and down the country roads in the town of Unity than anyone else who has ever lived there. That’s a safe bet to make for someone who’s been the township’s grader operator and plow truck driver for over 60 years.
TACKLE BUSTIN’ TAILBACK - Mason Wellman breaks free from a Marathon defender during Abbotsford’s season opener for an 18-yard pick up. The Falcons racked up over 260 yards on the ground for a 21-0 victory over their future conference rivals from the Marawood.
If last Friday’s game is any indication, the Abbotsford Falcons will be just fine next year when they join the Marawood Conference after defeating the Marathon Red Raiders 21-0 in their season opener.
An Athens varsity football player blocks his Tomahawk defender during Athens High School's home scrimmage last Friday. Athens also scrimmaged against Tomahawk and Wittenberg-Birnamwood. To see more Athens football pictures from the scrimmage, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
Junior Konnor Wolf will likely be the Edgar varsity football team’s starting quarterback this season, in place of three-year starter Karson Butt who graduated in spring. Subscribe to The Record-Review by calling 715-223-2342 to see the full Edgar, Athens, Marathon and Stratford varsity football team preview stories and pictures.
GONNA FLY NOW! - Lexi White propels herself through the water in the 100-yard butterfly race during the Sept. 5 home meet against Rhinelander. White helped her team capture the 200-yard medley against Tomahawk on Sept. 12, and second in the 200-yard IM and third in the 100-yard butterfly.
A DYING MALL - After Shopko and the Aspirus FastCare clinic both closed earlier this year, the East Town Mall has been left with just a few remaining tenants.
THREE’S A CROWD - From left to right Mercedes Sarkinnen, Trinity Severson and Abbie Hediger all finished inside the top 20 in the Abby/Colby cross-country co-op’s first meet of the season in Pittsville. Both the boys and girls teams finished in third place.
AT HOME IN THE GRADER - LeRoy Dommer sits in the cab of a John Deere grader, one of five different graders he has operated after being hired by the town of Unity in 1958.
TACKLE BUSTIN’ TAILBACK - Mason Wellman breaks free from a Marathon defender during Abbotsford’s season opener for an 18-yard pick up. The Falcons racked up over 260 yards on the ground for a 21-0 victory over their future conference rivals from the Marawood.

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Medford's Gage Neubauer watches his shot get inside the opposite post for a goal that gives the Raiders a 2-1 lead midway through Thursday's second half against Rhinelander. It was Neubauer's second goal of the game. He would score two more in Medford's 5-2 win over the Hodags. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
BOYS SOCCER Medford 5, Rhinelander 2 Gage Neubauer 4 goals for the Raiders

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