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April 19, 2018

Spring Sports Weather Tracker
The number of Rhinelander High School varsity spring sports contests canceled or postponed due to the winter weather.
(Updated: 4/19/2018, 8:20 a.m.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Shoutouts & Callouts
Weatherwise, 2018 will likely go down as the zaniest spring sports season in recent memory - even surpassing 2013 - however changing the spring sports calendar in future years because might not be as simple of a solution as it appears. (subscriber access)
Thursday, April 19, 2018

State champ Nordic ski teams to be inducted into Hodag Hall of Fame
The 38th annual Rhinelander Athletic Booster Club Banquet will be held Thursday, May 31 with a social hour at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. at Holiday Acres Resort.
Thursday, April 19, 2018

A fight for survival
The configuration of the Rhinelander High School's girls' hockey team is virtually set for next winter. Now, those involved with the Northern Edge co-op have seven months to ensure they will have enough players to field a roster. (subscriber access)
Thursday, April 19, 2018

District committee hears update on possible softball fields
The School District of Rhinelander's Capital Projects ad hoc committee listened to a status update on a plan to potentially locate two new fields on district property, before tabling the matter until the cost of a feasibility study on the proposal can be determined. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Photo: RASF salutes successful contest
The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation has announced it raised nearly $2,600 from contests held in conjunction with Rhinelander High School basketball games this winter.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Photo: Pool Party
The water is a hazard golfers normally try to avoid, but members of the Rhinelander High School golf team were intentionally sending balls to a watery grave Tuesday, April 10.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

GNC alters schedules for most spring sports
The GNC decided on schedule changes in four of the six sports it sanctions, essentially reverting back to plans from 2013 for most sports, except boys' tennis. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Franson going D-I to run at UW-Milwaukee
Rhinelander High School senior Alayna Franson is going to continue her athletic career in an individual sport but she knows it took an entire community to get her there. (subscriber access)
Saturday, April 14, 2018

Francisco fast in 55 at Pines Indoor
Josh Francisco won the 55-meter dash as the Hodag boys took fifth in the eight-team Northland Pines Indoor. The Hodag girls finished seventh out of eight teams in what was originally scheduled to be the GNC's indoor invite.
Saturday, April 14, 2018

RHS sports recap: Thursday, April 12
Track and field: RHS boys 5th/8, RHS girls 7th/8, Northland Pines Invite
Thursday, April 12, 2018

No changes planned for Northern Edge co-op in 2018-19
Despite concerns regarding low participation numbers for the 2018-19 season, the Rhinelander/Antigo girls' hockey co-op is on track to remain unchanged next year. (subscriber access)
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Photo: It beats nothing
Kept off its fields due to lingering winter weather, the Rhinelander High School girls' soccer team was able to get outside Monday, April 9 as it spent a portion of its practice time on the parking lot adjacent to the high school.
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Quartet named most valuable for RHS Alpine
The the Rhinelander/Northland Pines Alpine ski/snowboard team celebrated a successful campaign Sunday as it held its season-ending banquet at Holiday Acres Resort. (subscriber access)
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Team preview: RHS boys' tennis
The Rhinelander High School boys' tennis team figures to have a team that will contend for their seventh conference title in eight seasons. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

GNC soccer scheduled halved by weather
The first major scheduling change of the spring sports season occurred Thursday.

Great Northern Conference commissioner Scott Winch told conference activities directors in an email that the GNC would play only a single round robin schedule in girls' soccer, as opposed to a double round robin. (subscriber access)

Saturday, April 7, 2018

RHS golf team finally starts practice
The Rhinelander High School golf team finally held their first practice Wednesday in the classroom of coach Adam Schmidt at RHS. (subscriber access)
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Ellenbecker to step down as RHS wrestling coach
The Rhinelander High School wrestling coach Paul Ellenbecker announced this week he intends to step down from the program he has led for the past seven seasons. (subscriber access)
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Shoutouts & Callouts
For anybody eager to get the spring sports season underway, the last week has been a 1-2 sucker punch. (subscriber access)
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Two snowmakers over the past six days have dropped nearly a foot and a half of snow on the area, turning the first week of the outdoor spring sports calendar into a complete and utter whiteout. (subscriber access)
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Team review: RHS wrestling
The 2017-18 season was one for the ages for the Rhinelander High School wrestling team. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Team preview: RHS girls' soccer
If the Hodags can successfully defend their conference crown, they could lay the groundwork for another deep WIAA tournament run, especially with a change in division this season. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Team preview: RHS softball
According to Rhinelander High School softball coach D.J. DeMeyer, the ultimate success of this year's Hodag squad will be determined less by the talent on this year's squad and more by how well that talent melds into one cohesive unit. (subscriber access)
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Team Review: RHS gymnastics
Teams and individuals always want to perform at their best when it matters most. The Rhinelander High School gymnastics teams was able to accomplish that during the 2017-18 season. (subscriber access)
Saturday, March 31, 2018

A hollow ending
The list of accomplishments for the 2017-18 Rhinelander High School boys' basketball team is quite extensive. (subscriber access)
Saturday, March 31, 2018

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