WIAA girls volleyball: Who’s left standing?

The WIAA girls volleyball tournament resumes this Thursday with sectional semifinal contests around Wisconsin. The majority of the top ten teams in the Oct. 21 Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association poll are still serving and spiking but a few have been … Continue reading

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WIAA state cross country meet beckons

The WIAA state cross country meet will be held this Saturday at the scenic Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids. The way early forecast courtesy of www.weather.com for next Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids calls for a partly cloudy sky with … Continue reading

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Who’s No. 1 in individual girls swim rankings?

We have one area athlete who is ranked No. 1 in the new Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association rankings. I’ll pause here briefly while you ponder who it is. Clocks ticking. Enough pondering. The top-ranked area athlete is Neenah diver … Continue reading

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Opportunities for swimmers to impress are winding down

With conference swim meets less than two weeks away, there’s not a lot of time for individuals and relay teams to impress, turn in great times and get ranked in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association poll. The current rankings … Continue reading

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WIAA individual state tennis pairings set

Sooner or later at the WIAA individual state tennis tournament, one will have to beat a ranked opponent to advance. In the case of Neenah’s Jenny Price and Jordyn Lawatsch, it’s sooner rather than later. Price who enters the tournament … Continue reading

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Neenah, Hilbert ranked second, fifth in girls volleyball

Heading into the final week of the regular season, the Neenah girls volleyball team is sitting in a pretty good spot. The Rockets are ranked No. 2 in the Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association poll behind powerhouse Menomonee Falls. In Division … Continue reading

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No more postgame handshakes

When I saw the story on the CBS sports website, there was a bit of disbelief on my part. It has been recommended that the post-game handshake in high school sports be done away with in Kentucky. (Initial stories had … Continue reading

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New cross country rankings foreshadow fun conference meets

The new Wisconsin Cross Country Association rankings are hinting that the upcoming Fox Valley Association and Eastern Valley Conference meets could be very interesting. In the Division 1 boys poll, three FVA teams are ranked with Kimberly leading the way … Continue reading

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Appleton North, Neenah swimmers both ranked in new poll

Members of the Appleton North and Neenah girls swim teams are being rewarded for their hard work starting with workouts during the off-season and carrying on into the regular season. Both schools have girls ranked in the the top five … Continue reading

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Appleton North, Neenah – a battle of two ranked teams

When the Appleton North and Neenah girls swim teams get together in a dual meet at Appleton North on Tuesday, it will be one of those great opportunities to see two ranked FVA swimming teams get together. In the new … Continue reading

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