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 By Carl Volden    Sports    March 2, 2022

Cashton gymnasts make way to state

The Cashton High school super duo of Morgan Siekert and Isabel Korn continue to shine brightly during the 2021-22 season, this time making their mark at the WIAA sectional tournament. Both Siekert...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    March 2, 2022

Girls Hockey comes up one game short of State

The dream of a WIAA state tournament berth for the Viroqua/Cashton girl’s hockey team came up one game short of the goal with a 7-2 loss to the Madison Area Metro Lynx in a Sectional final game last Saturday night. The Blackhawks-road-to-state, as...

 

Seikert and Korn in a league of their own at Coulee Conference Tournament

For the second year in a row a Cashton H.S. freshman has earned the title of Coulee Conference Gymnast of the year. Last season Morgan Siekert claimed the title, this year it was Isabell Korn's turn...

 

Girl's Hockey wins post-season game despite injuries

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby / YIHS girl’s hockey team limped into the opening round of the WIAA state hockey tournament with four players sidelined with injuries and lost yet another key player in pregame warmups. Not exactly a recipe for...

 

Viroqua Area Gymnasts set sights on conference tourney

The Viroqua/Cashton co-op gymnastics team competed in a pair of events last week, opening with a Coulee Conference dual versus Westby on Tuesday, February 8. The short-handed Blackhawks, competing without a hand full of tumblers due to illness and...

 

Boys hockey picks up first win in flurry of games

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby co-op boy’s hockey team wrapped up their regular season schedule with a flurry of four games in six days last week and managed to pick up their first win during the busy stretch. The Blackhawks opened the week with...

 

Viroqua Area Girls hockey team gets #2 seed

The Viroqua Girls hockey team is a number 2 seed in Section 3 of the upcoming WIAA State tournament playoffs, which according to head coach Paul Severson is the highest seed the Blackhawks have earned in 20 years. “Having the 2nd seed in a...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    February 9, 2022

Viroqua Area Boys Hockey offensive struggles continue

February 3 -Madison LaFolette / Madison East 4-Viroqua 3 OT The Blackhawk offense outperformed the Madison LaFollette/Madison East Lakers outshooting the visiting Lakers by a margin of 34 to 25, but still lost a hard-fought 4-3 overtime decision in...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    February 9, 2022

Siekert and Korn continue to shine

There is no doubt the combination of Morgan Siekert and Isabell Korn are making their mark on the local high school gymnastics scene this season. Siekert, a Cashton HS sophomore and Korn, just a fresh...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    February 9, 2022

School board sets open enrollment limits

Jan. 25 Baraboo Lighting 2- Viroqua 3 The Blackhawks opened the grueling run with a nail-biting 3-2 Badger Conference victory over the Baraboo Lightning in a game played at the Sauk Prairie Ice Arena. Leonie Boettcher opened the scoring with a power...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 26, 2022

Boys hockey still in search of first win after pair of road losses

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby boy’s hockey team hit the road for a pair of non-conference games last week. The Blackhawks are still in search of their first victory of the season after losing 6-3 in a game versus Baraboo/Portage on Tuesday and...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 26, 2022

5-game win streak snapped

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby girl’s hockey team saw their five-game winning streak come to a halt last week, as the Blackhawks faced off against a pair of tough non-conference foes. The Hawks sitting atop the Badger Conference with a 6-1 record...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 26, 2022

Korn steps up to take All-Around Title

The Viroqua/Cashton gymnastics team hosted their annual Tami Effinger Memorial Invitational last week, welcoming a field of 8 area tumbling teams to the Viroqua High School Gymnasium on Friday,...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 19, 2022

Young gymnasts setting the tone for Viroqua Area Gymnastics

If you follow sports to any degree, you are more than likely familiar with the phrase "sophomore slump", referring to the occasion when an athlete has an outstanding start to a career, but then fades...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 19, 2022

Overtime thriller propels lady skaters to the top of Badger Conference standings

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby / YIHS girls hockey team rose to the top of the Badger Conference standings last week on the strength of a thrilling 4-3 double overtime victory over the Stoughton Icebergs. The game, which was played on home ice at...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 12, 2022

Cashton gymnasts lead at Mt. Horeb invite

A pair of talented Cashton High School underclassmen led the Viroqua/Cashton gymnastics team to a third-place finish at the highly competitive Mt. Horeb Invitational on Saturday. Sophomore Morgan Siekert (34.075) and Freshman Isabell Korn (34.075)...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 12, 2022

Girls Hockey take over second place in Badger Conference

Cashton HS sophomore Marayah Morrison contributed a pair of assists to help propel the Viroqua girl’s hockey team to a two-game sweep of Badger Conference opponents last weekend. Morrison, a defense skater, picked up her first varsity assist of...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 12, 2022

Boys hockey battle against Altoona and West Salem

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby boys hockey team continue the search for their first season win after a pair of losses last week. The Blackhawks dropped an 8-1 decision on the road at Altoona on Tuesday, January 4, before coming up on the short end...

 
 By Carl Volden    Sports    January 5, 2022

Skaters face tough competition on Waupaca ice

The Waupaca Holiday Tournament was not kind to the Viroqua/Cashton/Westby boy’s hockey team as the Blackhawks lost a trio of games in as many days last week. The Hawk skaters opened the tournament with a 7-3 loss to the Whitefish Bay Storm on...

 

Siekert, Korn, Harem help lift gymnasts to convincing win at Arcadia

A pair of Cashton High School athletes shared the top honors in all four individual events, leading the Viroqua / Cashton girls’ gymnastics team to a convincing 129.475-43.050 victory over the Arcadia Raiders. The meet was held on Monday Dec. 21...

 

Viroqua Area Boys Hockey Cooperative still searching for first win

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby boy’s hockey team saw their season record slip to 0-4 with a 5-1 road loss to the La Crosse Aquinas / Holmen Avalanche coop on the road in a game played at the Onalaska Omni Center on Tuesday December 21. The Avalanch...

 

Girls Hockey takes down perennial power

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby / Youth Initiative coop girl’s hockey team rolled to a pair of impressive Badger Conference victories last week including an eye-opening 7-1 road victory on Friday Dec. 17 over perennial power Cap-City Cougars. The...

 

Gymnasts hold off Reedsburg in season opener

The Viroqua/Cashton coop gymnastics team opened the 2029-21 season last Tuesday with a narrow 123.80-123.50 dual meet victory over Reedsburg in the Blackhawks home gymnasium. The Blackhawks swept three of the four events as a team in route to the...

 

Skaters put forth a solid effort in loss

Viroqua BoysHockey Cooperative put forth a solid effort in a loss to Tomah/Sparta, falling behind by a 4-1 margin early in the game, before rallying behind a trio of freshman skaters to pull to within 4-3, before T/S scored on an empty netter late...

 

Girls Hockey Coop loses two by slim margins

The Viroqua / Cashton / Westby / YIHS girls hockey team hit the road last week for the first time this season and came out on the losing end of a pair of hard-fought games. On Tuesday, Dec. 7 the Blackhawks made the long trek to Stoughton’s Mandt...

 

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