When a student athlete is injured, high school coaches will often use the popular “next man up” sports cliche. Athens senior wrestler John Birkholz, who is normally a backup on the varsity team, has filled in admirably in the 220-pound weight class in place of injured senior Dakota Venzke.
The defending Division 3 state champion Stratford wrestling team began its season in dominating fashion on Saturday by finishing 5-0 at its annual Schoenherr Duals. Call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review to see the full story.
The Colby girls basketball team went 2-0 last week against Gilman and Stratford. Colby pulled away in the second half against Gilman, to win 71-52, and the very next night Colby’s starting five shot their way to a 62-39 road victory over the Stratford Tigers.
With rising levels of uranium and nitrates threatening to trigger DNR action on three different wells, the city of Colby is moving ahead with plans to install additional treatment equipment and underground water main.
When the 2017 football season began for the Abbotsford Falcons it was a hot and humid day in July. When it ended it was on a cold, dark and chilly night in November last week Friday at Dorais Field in Chippewa Falls as the Falcons fell 30-7 to a bruising running game courtesy of the No. 2 seeded Bangor Cardinals.
Firefighters from the Medford Area Fire Department were called to a house fire at the corner of Division and Second Streets across from the Taylor County Courthouse in downtown Medford Tuesday evening. The flames were quickly knocked down and firefighters began searching the building for hotspots and potential cause.
Stratford’s volleyball team enjoyed a historic season, in which the Tigers played in their first ever Division 3 state semifinal match on Friday at the Resch Center in Green Bay, despite losing to Eau Claire Regis. Call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review to see the full story.
Marissa Ellenbecker won the Division 3 girls cross country individual state championship, despite the challenge of running in a brisk wind on Saturday afternoon at The Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids. Call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review to see the full story.
Emergency personnel were called to the Taylor Count Courthouse slightly before 4 pm on Monday, Oct. 30 in response to individuals passing out while in the building. Courthouse staff was evacuated from the building, but then allowed to reenter before being told to leave for the day.