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October 13, 2019

Football: Merrill 27, Rhinelander 21, OT
Eddie Collinsworth scored from a yard out in overtime as Merrill stunned the Hodags 27-21 Friday at Mike Webster Stadium.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Hodag swimmers nearly perfect in 138-30 rout of Mosinee
First-place Rhinelander dominated last-place Mosinee in a Great Northern Conference swim dual on Thursday and was nearly perfect in the process. Rhinelander swept the top two spots in every race and cruised to a 138-30 win over Mosinee at the Heck Family Community Pool.
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Photos: JV football vs. Mosinee
The RHS football program combined its JV and JV2 squads on Monday to take on Mosinee at Mike Webster Stadium.
Saturday, October 12, 2019

A saintly lift
The Hodags got a pair of goals and an assist from senior Nick St. Pierre, and won back-to-back games for the first time this season, as they defeated Antigo 3-0 at Listle Field on Thursday.
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Hodag harriers capture Pines Invite
The Hodags dominated, placing all seven of its varsity runners in the top 12 in the boys' race, and six runners in the top 12 of the girls' race, to take the Northland Pines Invite in overwhelming fashion.
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hodag soccer snaps 8-game winless streak, beats Mosinee 1-0
Hugh Wiese converted a penalty kick in the 30th minute, which proved to be the only goal in Rhinelander's 1-0 triumph over Mosinee Tuesday at Edgewood Park.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hodag volleyball fades against Lakeland, falls in four sets
Rhinelander took the first set 25-21, but Lakeland won the last three 25-16, 25-19, 25-13.
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Season comes to an end for Hodag tennis
The momentum of winning a Great Northern Conference title did not carry over for the Rhinelander High School girls' tennis team come WIAA tournament time.
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Pigskin Preview Week 8: Merrill at Rhinelander
Rhinelander still has plenty to play for as it entertains Merrill, needing only one win in its final two contests to become playoff eligible for only the third time in school history.
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Column: Officials 'hanging it up' because of unruly behavior by parents
About four weeks ago, we distributed an op-ed suggesting that inappropriate behavior by parents and other adult fans at high school sporting events was causing many officials to quit before they even reached two years on the job. Perhaps we should have been more direct.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Almost doesn't count
Big plays, and a key injury, cost the Hodag football team a chance to become playoff eligible, for at least one week. Mosinee's Trey Fitzgerald hooked up with wide receiver Cyle Kowalski for three touchdowns and the Indians rallied for a 21-20 win at Veterans Park in Mosinee.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Mosinee nips Hodag football 21-20
Trey Fitzgerald, the state's leading passer, hooked up with Cyle Kowalski for three touchdowns - including the go-ahead score on the first play of the fourth quarter as Mosinee outlasted Rhinelander 21-20 Friday at Veterans' Park in Mosinee.
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Hodag swimmers sweep Antigo in 127-43 win
The Hodags won all 11 events and had eight different swimmers record a victory in a 127-43 rout over Antigo at the McKenna Aquatic Center.
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Hodag tennis in familiar spot entering subsectional play
Ever since joining the Great Northern Conference, the script for the Rhinelander High School girls' tennis has pretty much been the same.
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Hodag harriers finish third in Waupaca
Rhinelander turned in a solid showing on Thursday in Waupaca, collecting four individual top-15 finishes as both its boys' and girls' squads placed third in the 10-team invitational.
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Fit to be tied ... again
Lakeland scored in the 62nd minute, and had plenty of other quality scoring chances in the second half, but the Hodags did enough to preserve a 1-1 deadlock at IncredibleBank Field. It was Rhinelander's fifth tie of the season and fourth in its last five contests.
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Pigskin preview week 7: Rhinelander at Mosinee
There are bigger goals on the horizon for the RHS football team, including getting to the playoffs for only the third time in school history. It will take one win over the next three weeks to become playoff eligible. Rhinelander's first crack to get into the postseason comes Friday night against preseason GNC-favorite Mosinee.
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Hodag volleyball can't slow down Smith, Northland Pines in three-set defeat
Northland Pines' Jacqueline Smith had 17 kills, including eight in the second set, as the Eagles rolled to a straight set win over the Hodags at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium.
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Mud, lower numbers slow RNC riders at Nordic Mt.
Down riders on both of their squads, the Rhinelander Northwoods Composite team placed a season-low third in the Division 2 standings, while the Rhinelander High School squad placed 12th in Division 1 during the third race of the Wisconsin High School Cycling League season at Nordic Mountain in Wild Rose.
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Hodag soccer ties again
The Hodags played to their fourth tie of the season Monday, and third in the last four games, as they finished level with Three Lakes in a 2-2 result at Mike Webster Stadium.
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Nine is fine: RHS girls' tennis team cruises to ninth GNC title in 10 years
The Rhinelander High School girls' tennis team is once again the best in the Great Northern Conference and, this time around, had the chance to revel in its success before the GNC tournament came to a close.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Hodags defeat Antigo 20-10, win back Gene Shepard's Bell for first time since 2006
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Hodag soccer plays GNC-leading Northland Pines to scoreless draw
The Rhinelander High School boys' soccer team's chances of winning the Great Northern Conference title may be in dire straits however, on Thursday night, the Hodags' proved they could hang with the conference's best team.
Saturday, September 28, 2019

RHS looks to wrap up 9th GNC girls' tennis title in 10 years
For Rhinelander High School, the homecoming rivalry against Antigo was not just limited to last night's Bell Game. Another chapter will take place today with a conference title in the balance.
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Hodag swimmers top Ladysmith, improve to 4-0 in GNC
The Hodags made another impressive statement at home Thursday night, winning nine of 11 events in a 105-65 win over Ladysmith/Bruce/Flambeau at the Heck Family Community Pool.
Saturday, September 28, 2019

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