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December 14, 2019

Team preview: RHS Nordic skiing
With the Hodags ready to begin their 2019-20 racing season Tuesday in the Lakeland Invite at Minocqua Winter Park, the squad has its sights set on a new team goal - a top-seven finish at the season-ending state meet.
Saturday, December 14, 2019

Medford too much for RHS in GNC wrestling opener
Medford, the defending Great Northern Conference champion, won six of 10 contested bouts and defeated Rhinelander 51-30 in the conference opener for both teams Thursday night at Raider Hall.
Saturday, December 14, 2019

Hodag hockey uses big third period to beat Medford 7-3
Conor Pequet recorded a hat trick, including a momentum-changing goal in the final moments of the second period, as the Hodags scored five unanswered goals to defeat Medford 7-3 in a Great Northern Conference contest at the Simek Center.
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hodags' Francis earns swim, swimmer of the year honors from WISCA
Malia Francis' phenomenal sophomore season was recently recognized by the Wisconsin Swim Coaches Association. The Rhinelander swimmer was selected to receive WISCA's Division 2 swimmer and swim of the year awards based on her championship performances in the 100-yard butterfly and the 100 backstroke in last month's WIAA state meet in Madison.
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Hodag bowlers struggle in Wittenberg
Coach Mike Bourcier can't quite put his finger on why, but Resch Lanes in Wittenberg has always been a bit of a house of horrors for the Rhinelander area high school club bowling teams.
Thursday, December 12, 2019

RHS gymnastics, Northern Edge girls' hockey snowed out Monday
Inclement weather forced School District of Rhinelander officials to call off two varsity sporting events Monday afternoon.
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Back on track
The Hodags held Waupaca to 32.6% shooting, generated 26 turnovers and defeated the Comets 66-42 in a non-conference game at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium.
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Van Zile breaks RHS all-time scoring mark as Lady Hodags down Eagles
Kenedy Van Zile is now the most prolific scorer in Rhinelander High School girls' basketball history. The senior guard scored 32 points Friday night, and broke Becky Knutson's all-time record, as the Lady Hodags pulled away to a 79-38 win over Northland Pines.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Slow start costs Northern Edge in 3-1 loss to Arrowhead
Arrowhead scored three times in the first - including a pair of goals in the final 1 minute, 18 seconds of the period - which proved to be the difference as it defeated the Northern Edge 3-1 at the Rhinelander Ice Arena.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hodag gymnasts take 2nd in season opener
The first meet of the season for the Rhinelander High School gymnastics team affirmed preseason thoughts about the Great Northern Conference Small division. The Hodags have a solid squad but they are looking up at a Medford team that is on a whole other level.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hodag wrestlers finish 7th at Wausau West Duals
Rhinelander won its final match of the day, edging Sauk Prairie 42-34, to finish seventh in the eight-team multi-dual meet in Wausau.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Ashwaubenon roughs up Hodag hockey 7-1
Kole Altergott scored twice, and Teig Driessen added three assists, as the Jaguars defeated the Hodags 7-1 at the Cornerstone Community Center in Green Bay.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

RHS alumni swim meet to be held Dec. 28
The Rhinelander High School alumni swim meet will be held Saturday, Dec. 28 at the Heck Family Community Pool.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hodags fade late, fall to Pines 75-71
Rhinelander's woes, especially on the defensive end of the floor, continued Friday night as it allowed Northland Pines to shoot nearly 54% from the field and rally for a 75-71 win to open the Great Northern Conference season.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hockey: No. 2 Northland Pines scores 7 in third, routs Hodags 12-2
The Eagles scored seven times in the final frame - including four by senior Harmon Marien - and routed the Hodags 12-2 at the Rhinelander Ice Arena.
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Hodag swimmers sweep Medford in 134-36 rout
The Hodags won all 11 events, and added 10 runner-up finishes, in a 134-36 victory over Medford in a Great Northern Conference dual at Raider Pool.
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Scheuermann to step down as RHS volleyball coach
Brianna Scheuermann informed RHS activities director Brian Paulson earlier this week that she will be stepping down as RHS head volleyball coach after two years at the helm.
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Welcome back
RHS wrestlers rout Crandon 59-9 in coach Paul Ellenbecker's return
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Hodag hockey clobbers Chequamegon co-op 12-2
Harlan Wojtusik scored five times, Jake Losch added a couple of tallies and the Hodags blasted the Chequamegon co-op 12-2 in Park Falls.
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Team preview: RHS gymnastics
The Rhinelander High School gymnastics team will not have a lot of depth this season but their goal is to remain in the mix in the Great Northern Conference Small division.
Thursday, December 5, 2019

RHS gymnastics team plans to hold holiday youth camp
The Rhinelander High School gymnastics team plans to hold a three-day gymnastics camp Dec. 26-28 at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Second-half surge
The Hodags won the final six races, outscoring Tomahawk 64-28 in the process, to defeat the Hatchets 105-65 in a Great Northern Conference dual meet at Hatchet pool.
Thursday, December 5, 2019

SPASH dominates Hodags 89-63
Stevens Point shot an even 50% from the field, led by Evan Vollendorf's 29-point effort, and routed the Hodags 89-63 at the SPASH Fieldhouse.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Team preview: RHS boys' swimming
Last year the Rhinelander High School boys' swim team returned to glory, snapping a 25-year drought without an individual title and placing third overall at the WIAA Division 2 state meet. The question for this year's squad - which returns four of its six state qualifiers from last year - is what can it do for an encore?
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Double trouble
Rhinelander's offense went stagnant at times, and the defense gave up key runs at inopportune times, as the Lady Hodags dropped both of their games on the UW-Stevens Point campus.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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