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November 22, 2019

Notebook: Ellenbecker packs the room in coaching return
The wrestling room up in the James Williams Middle School balcony was abuzz with activity Monday afternoon as the Rhinelander High School wrestling team began practice for the upcoming season.
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Hodag bowlers split first conference matches
It did not take long for the Rhinelander area club bowling teams to experience the highs and lows of the new all-or-nothing dual meet format the Wisconsin High School Bowling Club is using to determine its team standings this year.
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Team preview: RHS girls' basketball
After one of the most successful seasons in program history, the question is what will the Rhinelander High School girls' basketball team do for an encore in 2019-20?
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Winnicki, medley relay reach podium as Hodags place 5th at state meet
Rhinelander had two other podium finishes to go along with Malia Francis' state titles in the 100-yard butterfly and backstroke as the Hodags placed fifth overall in the 38-team Division 2 state field at the UW-Natatorium.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Lady Hodags show rust at scrimmage
The Hodags struggled from the field, and with ball security, as they unofficially dropped three out of four sessions in a scrimmage at JustAgame Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Team review: RHS cross country
Though the Rhinelander High School cross country team has had a couple of standout athletes during coach M.J. Laggis' tenure, team results have eluded the Hodags in a tough Great Northern Conference.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Rhinelander sophomore Malia Francis was nearly flawless on Friday night, winning a pair of Division 2 state titles during the WIAA state girls' swim meet at the UW-Natatorium.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Francis wins fly, back titles, Hodags place fifth at state swim meet
Hodag sophomore Malia Francis swam her way to state titles in dominating performances in the 100-yard butterfly and the 100 backstroke at the WIAA Division 2 state meet at the UW Natatorium, helping the Hodags to finish fifth overall in a 38-team D2 field.
Saturday, November 16, 2019

Ostermann, Wiese named RHS boys' soccer MVPs
It seemed appropriate that following a 2019 season that saw roughly a third of the Rhinelander High School boys' soccer team's games end in a tie that there would be a tie for the team's top award.
Saturday, November 16, 2019

Hodag boys' hockey team collecting toys Dec. 13
The Rhinelander High School boys' hockey team will host its annual Kindness for Kids toy drive event in conjunction with its game against Amery at the Rhinelander Ice Arena Friday, Dec. 13.
Saturday, November 16, 2019

Team review: RHS football
For a program that has been long on struggles and short on success, the 2019 season for the Rhinelander High School football team could only be described one way - special.
Saturday, November 16, 2019

New look Northern Edge begins practice
It's a new dawn for the Northern Edge girls' hockey program. The Edge merged with the Lakeland co-op over the offseason to create a seven-school partnership on the ice. Tuesday was the first time the new team officially worked together.
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Winter practice notebook
When the Rhinelander High School boys' hockey team began its first practice Monday afternoon, coach M.J. Laggis was in a vehicle a couple of hours away from Rhinelander.
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Hodag swimmers seek next step at state
Following some lean years in the late 2000s and early 2010s, those expectations have returned for the Hodag swimmers. The Hodag girls' are eager to write their own legacy on Friday night in Madison.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

PHOTOS: Champions honored
The Rhinelander Northwoods Composite mountain bike team ended a successful 2019 season with a banquet Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Cedric A. Vig Outdoor Classroom in Rhinelander.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Sectional squeaker
Rhinelander's 400-yard freestyle relay touched the wall in seventh place and then the longest five minutes of the Rhinelander High School girls' swim season began.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Weddle, Henrichs named Hodags' fastest harriers
When the Rhinelander High School cross country team handed out its year-end awards on Tuesday, improvement and competition were two of the main themes.
Saturday, November 9, 2019

PHOTOS: RIA Faceoff Banquet
The Rhinelander Ice Association held its 10th annual Faceoff Banquet at Holiday Acres Resort Saturday, Nov. 2. The night consisted of a barbecue dinner, raffles and auctions.
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Hodag swim enters sectionals with high hopes
Rhinelander is in good position to do send plenty of swimmers to state this afternoon as it competes in a 14-team Division 2 sectional in Wisconsin Rapids.
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Alpine ski club winter fundraiser set for Dec. 8
The Rhinelander Area Alpine Ski Club will hold its winter fundraising dinner on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Holiday Acres Resort.
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Cool weather has Hodag Alpine eager to go
Some may not care for the abnormally cold weather the Northwoods has experienced of late, but the cold snap is music to the ears of Rhinelander/Northland Pines Alpine ski coach Rod Olson.
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Hodag keglers kick off season in Antigo
A different format greeted the Rhinelander area club bowling teams last weekend when they started their season with a trip to North Star Lanes in Antigo.
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Team review: RHS boys' soccer
The first season of Rhinelander High School boys' soccer in the post Dan Millot era could be summed up in three words - up and down.
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Team review: RHS girls' tennis
Rhinelander High School girls' tennis coach Bob Heideman took a moment last month during the team's banquet to highlight some of the achievements of this year's Hodag squad.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

RHS volleyball team hands out awards
The Rhinelander High School volleyball team put a bow on the 2019 season Sunday with an awards banquet in the RHS commons.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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