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Kenny Bednarek was driving home to Rice Lake late last week, finally getting a break from his hectic college schedule at Indian Hills Junior College in Ottumwa, Iowa.
While lingering winter at 45.52 latitude means outdoor uncertainties for the Rice Lake Warriors of baseball, golf, softball and soccer, the track and field teams of Rice Lake High School know they will be in action Tuesday, March 19.
The Birchwood Bobcats are returning to boys’ basketball sectional play for the first time in 16 years after a pair of harrowing escapes in Division 5 regional play last weekend.
Cameron got the big tying three-pointer at the end of regulation, but Cumberland opened overtime with a three-point play and never trailed again in a 79-76 win over the Comets in a Division 4 boys basketball regional semifinal Friday night in Cumberland.
Rice Lake Warrior junior Carter Paulson wrapped up a 40-win season with a fourth place at 160 pounds in Division 2 at the state wrestling tournament Saturday.
Rice Lake High School gymnastics is sending one Warrior to the state meet this Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids with the hope that gymnast can balance her way to the podium.
On 30 miles of a groomed ribbon cut into deep snow, a little more snow was falling Saturday morning as thousands of skiers lined up in Cable for the American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race.
Hudson clinched a share of the Big Rivers boys basketball title with a decisive 65-51 win over the Rice Lake Warriors in the Warriors' Ole Olsen Gym on Thursday night.
Turtle Lake edged Cameron for the second time this season to pull even with the Comets in the Central Lakeland boys basketball standings Friday night in Cameron.
Eau Claire Memorial's Olivia Tangley and Jessica Massey sank back-to-back three-pointers late in the first half to stake the Old Abes to a 32-15 halftime lead en route to a 66-43 win over Rice Lake in Big Rivers girls basketball Thursday in Rice Lake.
Rice Lake Warrior wrestlers won two championships and picked up three second places in Saturday's Division 2 regional in Barron. The five Warriors in the top two spots advance to the sectional next Saturday, Feb. 16, in Neillsville.
River Falls took the lead on a three-pointer in the opening seconds and led all the way in downing Rice Lake 67-44 in Big Rivers boys basketball Friday night in Rice Lake.
The first round postseason hockey tournament game between the Rice Lake Warriors and Chequamegon has been moved up a day, from Tuesday, Feb. 12, to Monday, Feb. 11, to avoid a forecasted snowstorm on Tuesday.
Three same-night rescues of snowmobile operators from near-death situations by Wis. Department of Natural Resources conservation wardens serve as safety reminders to all who enjoy the state's thousands of well-maintained trails.
Thursday's 9-inch snowfall, coupled with about 6 inches of snow earlier in the week, allowed for the opening of Barron County snowmobile trails this Friday morning, according to the trail coordinator at the sheriff's department. It is the first time the 300-mile system has been open this winter.
Four Rice Lake High School sports events scheduled for Tuesday have been postponed because of forecasted temperatures as cold as 30˚ below zero and wind chills down to 60˚ below.
UW-Rock County put on a three-point shooting show in the first half and went on to defeat UWEC-Barron County 79-68 in men's Wisconsin Collegiate Conference basketball Saturday afternoon in the Rice Lake campus gym.