SPORTS NEWS

Central girls headed to state, Luther falls

MARSHFIELD, Wis. – The Central High School girls basketball team is headed to state.

In what has been a theme quite a bit this season, the Red Raiders didn’t play pretty but, again, won.

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Caledonia a win from state title shot

The Caledonia High School boys basketball team is a game away from a state championship berth.

That's something it hasn’t done since head coach Josh Diersen, and assistant Jeremy Leis, helped it win back in 1997.

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Central girls a game from state

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. - The shooting wasn't there, so Brittany Baldwin did what any good player does when the jumper isn't falling.

The 5-foot-7 senior guard got to the free-throw line. Baldwin went 7-for-10 from the stripe, scored 15 points, dished out seven assists and had seven rebounds in leading the Central High School girls basketball team to a game from the state tournament.

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B-T has tall road to climb for state title

The seven times Blair-Taylor High School’s boys basketball team has made the state tournament, it lost.

Thursday at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis., that drought finally ended.

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La Crosse teams fall, B-T Caledonia, R-P move on

By RICK SOLEM

MENOMONIE, Wis. – Central High School’s boys basketball team found its season on the line with 9.2 seconds left in the WIAA Division 2 section semifinal.

And, who else would the Red Raiders turn to with the game on the line but … a freshman?

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