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Viroqua Area Gymnastics, Cashton Freshman Morgan Siekert on to State

The Covid 19 pandemic has left its' mark on all High School sports competitions this season and the road to the WIAA gymnastics state tournament was no exception. The pandemic took a toll on the numbe...

 

Cashton gymnast receives Coulee conference award

Without a doubt Morgan Siekert has had an outstanding season as a member of the Viroqua Area Gymnastics team. The hard-working and talented, Cashton High School freshman, has burst onto local high...

 

Viroqua area gymnasts prepare for Conference

The Viroqua Area Gymnastics team, comprised of tumblers from Cashton, DeSoto and Viroqua High Schools, prepared for the upcoming end of season tournaments last week with a pair of competitions. The Bl...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    February 3, 2021

Viroqua Boys Hockey skates for first win of the season

Tyson Menzynski and Cooper Miller played key roles in leading the Viroqua/Cashton/Westby co-op hockey team to the Blackhawks first win of the season, a 4-3 double overtime thriller on Thursday January 28. The win came on the road versus the...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 27, 2021

Viroqua Area gymnastics back at full strength

For the first time this season the Viroqua Area gymnastics team was back to full strength last week and the timing could not have been better. The Blackhawks opened the week with a home dual victory...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 27, 2021

Wins continue to elude Viroqua Area Hockey Co-op

The Viroqua/Cashton/Westby co-op boys hockey team lost a pair of games last week. The Blackhawks hosted the La Crescent Lancers at the Viroqua Community Arena last Tuesday January 19 and dropped a hard fought 4-2 decision. Freshman Wyatt Farrel...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 20, 2021

Cashton's Siekert helps lead gymnasts to team title at Holmen Invite

It has been a long wait for Morgan Siekert to make her varsity debut at the High School level, but the talented Cashton High School freshman gymnast took full advantage of her first opportunity....

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 20, 2021

Viroqua Area Hockey finding some offense

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby co-op boy’s hockey team, still in search of their first win of the season, produced just eight goals in their first 9 games, but last week scored seven times in just three games, and earned an overtime tie in the...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 6, 2021

Boys Hockey sees action on the ice over Holiday break

The Viroqua/Cashton/Westby co-op boy’s hockey team were defeated in a pair of Holiday Tournament games played in the Wisconsin Dells-Lake Delton area during the Christmas break. Both games were played at the Poppy Waterman Ice Arena in Lake...

 

Injuries leave gymnasts shorthanded

The Viroqua/Cashton/DeSoto co-op gymnastics team launched their 2020-21 season in a dual meet hosted by Reedsburg High-School last Friday evening. The Blackhawks competed short-handed, due to injury to two of their varsity athletes. “We started our...

 

Hockey continues to skate in search of first win

The Viroqua/Cashton/Westby boys hockey team played well in the first 17 minutes of their non-conference road game versus Baraboo/Portage last Tuesday night, skating to a 2-2 tie after one period. The young Blackhawk skaters could not sustain their...

 

Viroqua/Cashton/Westby Boys Hockey still in search of elusive first win

The Viroqua/Cashton/Westby boy’s hockey team saw their season record slip to 0-3 with a pair of non-conference losses last week. On Monday December 7, the Blackhawks made the long trek to Menomonie and dropped a 9-0 decision to the Mustangs. Menomo...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    December 9, 2020

Boys Viroqua/Cashton/Westby Hockey comes up short against RAMS

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby boy's hockey season earned an off-the-ice win, but an on-the-ice-loss last week. The win came in the form of the Blackhawks controlling the Covid 19 opponent thus far...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    March 4, 2020

Viroqua Area Gymnastics, Fox qualifies for State

Ever since an early season injury sidelined Lydia Korn, team captain and three time-WIAA State tournament qualifier for the Viroqua Area Gymnastics team, the Blackhawks have relied on freshman...

 

Injury-struck gymnasts rally to capture 3rd at Coulee Conference Tourney Friday

An injury plagued season continued to take a toll on the Viroqua Area gymnastics team, as the Blackhawks lost two more competitors during routine practice in preparation for the end of season Coulee...

 

Boys Hockey season ends at Regionals

It was a long road trip for the Viroqua / Cashton / Westby / YIHS co-op boys hockey team last Friday, venturing over three hours to River Falls Wisconsin, for a Division 2 WIAA Regional playoff game. The trip home was even longer as the #7 seeded...

 

Viroqua Area Boys Hockey falls to Onalaska/La Crosse

After picking up their most impressive win of the season, a 3-1 victory over perennial power Tomah last week, the Viroqua/Cashton/Westby co-op boys hockey team suffered their most lop-sided defeat of the season this week, in a 13-1 loss to the...

 

Viroqua Area Gymnastics top Westby

A trio of Cashton athletes participated in their final regular season home meet as a part of the Viroqua Area Co-op gymnastics team on Tuesday February 11. The meet, which was held at the Viroqua Middle school Gymnasium, featured both Senior Night an...

 

Viroqua Area Gymnastics continue to fight for success

The Viroqua Area gymnastics team’s, injury plagued season continued last week. The Blackhawks were defeated by the GMC co-op in a Coulee Conference dual on Tuesday February 4 and placed 7th in a challenging large school Invitational hosted by...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 28, 2020

Fox again leads Viroqua Area Cop-op Gymnasts, Mlsna continues strong season

It was a busy week for the Viroqua Area gymnastics team as the Blackhawks placed 2nd in a Coulee Conference dual meet hosted by West Salem on Tuesday January 21 before placing 3rd in a seven-team...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 28, 2020

Viroqua Hockey co-op falls to La Crescent/Hokah

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby co-op boy’s hockey team played host to the La Crescent/Hokah co-op on Tuesday, January 21 and were defeated by the Lancers by a 7-1 score. Westby High School senior forward Ty Milutinovich accounted for the only...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 22, 2020

Struggle to find wins continues for boys hockey

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby co-op boy’s hockey team saw their season record slip to 3-11 with a pair of losses last week. The Blackhawks opened the week with a 6-2 loss to the La Crosse Aquinas/Holmen Avalanche on Tuesday January 14 in a...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 22, 2020

Gymnasts finish 2nd at Holmen Invitational

A little blast of winter weather did not stop the Viroqua / Cashton / Desoto gymnastics team from competing at the McClellan Invitational hosted by Holmen High School on Saturday January 18. The...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 15, 2020

Hockey bounces back from West Salem loss to topple Eau Claire

The Viroqua/Cashton/Westby co-op boys hockey team split a pair of back-to back games last week, opening with a 6-2 loss on the road at West Salem on Thursday, before bouncing back for an 8-5 win on home ice over the Eau Claire Regis/Altoona/Chippewa...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 8, 2020

Gymnasts take 5th at Mt.Horeb Invite

The Viroqua / Cashton / DeSoto co-op gymnastics team competed in the Annual Mt Horeb Invitational on January 4 placing 5th among a seven-team field in the ‘Red’ Division. Host Mt. Horeb easily won the meet with 142.825 points, followed by River...

 

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