The Phillips Wave traveled to Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua Jan. 11 to compete in a Central Wisconsin Swim Conference meet. In addition to Lakeland and Phillips, other schools attending were Antigo, Medford, and Rice Lake. Many Phillips swimmers swam to season-best time in this meet which was encouraging to see said coach Joe Tingo. Read more
Senior Max Brunner pinned five foes en route to the 195-pound title at the Superior Spartan Classic on Saturday, Jan. 11, leading the Chequamegon High School wrestling team to a fifth-place finish.
Four Loggers scored in double figures to lead the Phillips High School girls' basketball team to a 71-37 Marawood North Conference victory over visiting Chequamegon on Tuesday, Jan. 7.
Joe Newbury and Blake Richard teamed for 44 points and Richard hit the game-winning shot with one second remaining to give the Chequamegon High School boys' basketball team its second victory of the season on Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the Eagles' Nest.
Kristina Peterson won three events for the Chequamegon High School gymnastics team in a make-up meet against Rhinelander on Thursday, Dec. 19. The visiting Hodags won 112.85-104.875.
The Phillips Wave returned to swimming competition coming off of the holiday break traveling to Ladysmith on Jan. 4. Participating teams included host school Ladysmith and visiting schools Rice Lake, Medford, Eau Claire Aquatics, Lakeland, Black River Falls, Blair/Taylor, Antigo, Fort McCoy …
Senior Kees Hoogland and freshman Jesse Bruhn placed 11th for the Phillips High School wrestling team at the Northern Badger Wrestling Classic in River Falls on Dec. 27 and 28.
The well-traveled Chequamegon/Phillips/Butternut High School hockey team dropped a pair of road games, falling 7-2 at Viroqua on Friday, Dec. 27, and 5-2 at Monroe on Saturday, Dec. 28.
Senior Parker Renken placed second for the Chequamegon High School wrestling team at the Northern Badger Wrestling Classic in River Falls on Dec. 27 and 28.
Several world champion speed rope jumpers from Bloomer visited Phillips Elementary and Middle schools on Dec. 21 for a rope jump demonstration and presentation.
The number of birds tallied during the annual Fifield-Park Falls Audubon Christmas Bird Count, held Dec. 14, were down from previous years — the seventh lowest count in the 54-year history of the local CBC.
The Phillips Wave swim team kicked off the winter break at a meet hosted by Lakeland on Dec. 21. Other teams invited included Merrill, Tomahawk, Antigo, Flambeau, Medford, Rice Lake and Bay Area swim clubs.
The Phillips Powerlifting team had their first regional competition of the season in River Falls Wisconsin on Dec. 14. The meet had record attendance with 354 lifters, five platforms, and four flights. This year’s Phillips Powerlifting team has 13 lifters, three varsity and 10 junior varsity…
Jada Eggebrecht poured in 33 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Phillips High School girls' basketball team to a 72-64 non-conference victory at Hurley on Monday, Dec. 16.
Michael Kirch and Parker Renken won titles to lead the Chequamegon High School wrestling team to a second-place finish at the Auburndale Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 20.
Last week on Dec. 15, local resident John Brylski was out for a run on Skinner Creek Road in the Town of Elk when he spotted some large tracks in the snow.