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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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Oshkosh school board appoints student representatives

The Oshkosh school board named two high school students as non-voting members of the board Wednesday. David Mathers, a junior and student government president at West High School, and Emma Schunk, a senior and student government president at North High … Continue reading

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Appleton East the lone Post-Crescent area team in top ten softball new rankings

Really I thought there would be more than just one team from The Post-Crescent circulation area in in the top ten in this week’s Wisconsin Fastpitch Chronicle softball rankings but I was wrong. Appleton East is it. The Patriots are … Continue reading

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Three FVA teams in softball’s top ten

The week’s new rankings for softball teams in Wisconsin courtesy of the Wisconsin Fastpitch Chronicle show some shuffling with three teams from the Fox Valley Association in the top ten and one more just outside. In Division 1, Sun Prairie … Continue reading

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Four FVA and four Eastern Valley softball teams draw notice

It’s not often one sees four teams from one conference ranked but that is the case with the Fox Valley Association and the Wisconsin High School Fastpitch Softball team rankings. In Division 1, Appleton East is ranked second, Kimberly is … Continue reading

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Board quietly agrees not to renew West High principal Ann Schultz’s contract

The Oshkosh school board quietly agreed not to renew West High School principal Ann Schultz’s employment contract this week. The board unanimously voted on a broad personnel resolution that included renewing administrator contracts during its regular business meeting Wednesday. The … Continue reading

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Appleton North/East swimmers show early season muscle

The Appleton North/East boys swim team has made itself known in the first-of-the-season poll by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association. Appleton North/East is ranked sixth with fellow Fox Valley Association member Oshkosh West ranked tenth. Madison Memorial, Madison West, … Continue reading

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Ten-Plus Questions with Sam Penzenstadler

So, we here at a part of The Blog, stumbled on a fun thing to do last year. We call it 10-Plus Questions and the deal is, we track down a former area athlete now competing at the collegiate level, … Continue reading

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Oshkosh West, Neenah volleyball match an instant classic

There are times when we, here at a part of The Blog, realize how lucky we are to do what we do. Anytime our path crosses Green Bay Press-Gazette prep sports guru Scott Venci it happens. And when we find … Continue reading

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