Sports

A late comeback effort came up one run short Friday night, as the Sparta Juniors fell 5-4 to Holmen in American Legion baseball action at Sparta Memorial Park. Holmen used three straight singles in the top of the first to jump out to an early 4-0 lead. Sparta answered in the bottom of the frame,...
The Monroe County Herald Team of the Week is the Sparta Red U10 softball team. Sparta Red is part of the Parks and Recreation Department U10 Tomah-cooperative league. They play games in either Tomah or Sparta every Tuesday and hold practice on Thursday. There are currently 11 girls on the team. The...
National Truck and Tractor Pull something to ponder over the next few months. Birkholz, 20, whose family farms near Wilton, competed in the 8,500 light pro stock class at the Tomah pull during the Friday afternoon session at Recreation Park. It was the first time the class was offered at Tomah. As...
The Sparta American Legion Juniors picked up a pair of one-run wins in pool play and held their momentum into the championship round to put together five straight victories en route to the team title in the La Crosse A’s Wood Bat Tournament over the weekend. The Spartans opened with a 5-4 victory...
It's likely most fans at the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull have never heard of Back Road Story. It’s certainly possible, especially if they hail from Missouri, but you can bet the Springfield band will be well-known in the area after they take the stage at this weekend’s...
Holmen used a seven-run rally in the top of the fifth to break open a close game and pull away for a 12-4 victory over Sparta in U-17 American Legion Baseball action at Sparta Memorial Park Tuesday night. Sparta fell behind early, but rallied in the fourth frame to pull within a run of the lead,...
Kicking off our first Monroe County Herald Team of the Week feature is the Tomah Youth Baseball 11U Team. This team consists of 22 players, all about to enter sixth grade. They play games on Tuesdays and Thursdays as part of the 11U lower division in the Coulee Region Sports League. There are no...
The Tomah High School clay shooting team will travel to Rome Saturday in the same position it found itself in 2016. Tomah finished second in the final competition week in Class A - Conference 7 this year behind Boscobel High School. The same position for Tomah in 2016, but Tomah was on top of its...
With nearly 200 innings of baseball played this season, the Tomah High School baseball team had rightly earned a reputation of stinginess on the defensive of the ball. The Timberwolves were successful in avoiding a blow-up inning all season long, successfully holding their opponents to one or two-...
Six area youth earned positions on the Wisconsin National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Lebanon, Tennessee, June 18-24 to compete at the 13th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR). Cheyenne Check, an eighth-grader at Queen of the Apostles School in...

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