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PdC Soccer Ends Fine Season

Preston Hendrix (13) tries to gain control of the ball Thursday in Racine.

Prairie du Chien’s Jon Dyer (6) battles against three Prairie School players. (Photos by Mary Stoeffler)

Jack Stoeffler (10) races a Prairie School opponent to the ball Thursday in Racine.

Prairie du Chien goalie Wesley Schwager boots the ball upfield.



School defeats 

Prairie du Chien

The Prairie du Chien High School boys soccer team ended their regular season with a tough 9-0 loss to the 12-time State Finalist, 6-time State Champion, Prairie Hawks of The Prairie School at Wind Point Thursday night. 


Huser Does Well at State

Amber Huser flies past spectators at the State Meet. (Photos by Kathleen Hein)

Amber Huser gets a hug from teammate Ella Hein after her race Saturday.

The Prairie du Chien cross country team shows their support with a “Go Amber” sign on their bodies.


Prairie’s Huser 

runs well at State

Amber Huser competed well on Saturday at the WIAA State Cross Country Championships in Wisconsin Rapids to finish in 26th place out of 152 girls competing in the Division II race.

She got out with the front pack and then settled into a nice steady pace. The entire boys’ and girls’ Prairie du Chien cross country teams traveled with Huser to Wisconsin Rapids to cheer her on.  


Seneca to State

Liv Swanson spikes the ball against Benton Thursday night. (Photos by Sandy Connors)

Michelle Clark denies the Bangor spike Saturday.

The Seneca volleyball team poses with the Sectional Trophy.

Members of the Seneca High School volleyball team jump for joy as coach Dawn Ray hoists the Sectional Championship trophy high.


Seneca volleyball team 

heads to State Tournament

By Ted Pennekamp



Antoine Wins

Matt Antoine was pleased with his start times at the USA Skeleton National Team Trials.


Antoine victorious at Skeleton National Team Trials

Matt Antoine of Prairie du Chien won day two of USA Skeleton National Team Trials at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Oct. 24. The series will move on to Park City, Utah for the final two races before the team is named on Nov. 3.

“There was a lot of shuffling around for positions in day two and it shows the depth of our program,” said USA Skeleton Head Coach Tuffy Latour. “It’s anyone’s game as we head into the second half of races in Park City, and we’re really excited to see who rises to the top.”


Wauzeka-Steuben Cross Country

The Wauzeka-Steuben High School cross country team is, back row: Assistant Coach Dean Zimmerman, Drew Zimmerman, Trent McCullick, Patrick Marfilius, Head Coach Kim Zimmerman, Malte Mewes, Jacob Pitzer, Adam Martin and Assistant Coach Bill Marfilius. Front row: Zach Lomen, Jacob Reichmann, John Deegan, Ryan Beers, Cherish Marfilius, Hunter Marfilius, Chris Reising, Gabe Martin and Tyler Walters. Not pictured are Molly Asleson and Rosemarie Cooley.

Members of the Middle School cross country team include, back row: Assistant Coach Dean Zimmerman, Head Coach Kim Zimmerman and Assistant Coach Dean Zimmerman. Front row: Tamara Marfilius, Emma Kapinus, Amity Lehman, Jordan McCarthy and Lucas Kramer.


Strong showing by Hornet runners at sectional

The Wauzeka-Steuben Hornets cross country team had a strong showing at the Division 3 Sectional Championship Meet at Fennimore on Saturday, Oct. 22.

The Hornets ran at Fennimore earlier this season at the Golden Eagle Relays so they were familiar with the course. The WSHS coaches challenged their runners to improve on their earlier Fennimore course times by 30 to 60 seconds and most of the athletes were up to the challenge.


River Ridge Ends Season

Grace Mergen (15) and Skylar White (9) go up for the block against Southwestern. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

River Ridge’s Taylor Langmeier slams one to Southwestern Thursday night as Karli Jandro (31) and Rachael Herrick (7) get ready.

Lexi Harper of River Ridge hits the ball to the Southwestern side Thursday night.


Southwestern stops River Ridge

Southwestern defeated host River Ridge in a Division 4 Regional Semifinal volleyball match Thursday night. Southwestern won by scores of 25-21, 25-18, 20-25 and 25-22.

Stats for River Ridge were as follows:

Kills - Taylor Langmeier 20, Skylar White 16


Soccer Team Wins Regional

Clayton DuCharme battles for control against Racine Lutheran Thursday at the Bluff View pitch. (Photos by Rose Ziel)

Evan Teynor heads the ball versus Kenosha on Saturday.

Prairie’s Jack Stoeffler fights for the ball against Kenosha St. Joseph Saturday afternoon.


Prairie soccer team takes Regional Championship

The Prairie du Chien boys soccer team won the WIAA Division 4 Sectional 3 Regional with victories over the Racine Lutheran Crusaders and the Kenosha St. Joseph’s Lancers.

On Thursday, the Blackhawks hosted Racine Lutheran in the first round of regional competition. Prairie dominated play for most of the game, scoring four times in the first half. 


Seneca Wins

Olivia Payne (10) of Seneca steers the ball to the right of the Riverdale defenders Tuesday night in Division 4 Regional volleyball action. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Seneca’s Liv Swanson (1) battles at the net against visiting Riverdale Tuesday night.



sweeps Riverdale

Top seeded Seneca swept visiting eighth-seeded Riverdale three games to none in Division 4 Regional volleyball Tuesday night. 

Seneca won by scores of 25-18, 25-9 and 25-18 to advance in the playoffs. They will host No. 4 Ithaca on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the regional semifinal.


Seneca Wins Ridge and Valley

The Seneca volleyball team is jubilant after winning the Ridge and Valley Conference championship Thursday night. (Photos by Sandy Connors)

The Seneca team proudly hoists the Conference Championship Trophy high.


Seneca wins Ridge and Valley title

Seneca swept visiting Wauzeka-Steuben three games to none in a Ridge and Valley volleyball match Thursday night. 

The victory secured the conference championship for the Seneca girls who improved to 11-0 on the season and 7-0 in conference action. 

Wauzeka-Steuben fell to 3-10 overall and 3-4 in the Ridge and Valley. 


Cross Country at Conference

Magnus Goltermann of Prairie du Chien runs at River Valley Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Kathleen Hein)

Collin Seeley competes at the SWC Meet Thursday at River Valley.


Prairie cross 

country runs at 

Conference Meet

The Prairie du Chien Cross Country team competed well at the Southwest Wisconsin Conference meet at River Valley Thursday afternoon. The girls’ team placed fourth and the boys’ team sixth in the very competitive conference.  


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