WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2011VILAS COUNTYNEWS-REVIEW/THE THREE LAKES NEWS
The Medford Raidersdefeated Northland Pines 2-0in Medford last Thursday inGreat Northern Conference(GNC) boys soccer action.The loss dropped theEagles to 5-3 in the confer-ence standings,while Medfordimproved to 4-4.Pines started slowly in thegame,giving up five cornerkicks in the first 15 minutes.But the Eagles kept theRaiders from scoring,beforeputting together scoringopportunities of their own.But Medford scored theonly first-half goal with thescoring player in apparent off-sides position,according toPines coach Larry Favorite.“It seems everyone theresaw an offsides except theassistant referee,but of course he has the final say inthe matter,”said Favorite.The Eagles missed severalopportunities to get back inthe game,especially twopoint-blank opportunities inthe second half.Besides thosemisses,Pines had six othershots on goal,while holdingMedford to two.“We have nobody to blamebut ourselves for this loss,”said Favorite.“They beat us tothe ball early in the game,andthen,when we did start toplay,we didn’t cash in theopportunities when we hadthem.Yes,the weather condi-tions were horrible,but thatapplied to both teams,so thatcan’t be an excuse either.”Pines was scheduled tohost league-leading Mosinee(8-0) Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.,with Senior Night activitiesscheduled for halftime.The Eagles will then travelto Lakeland (3-5) this Thurs-day,Oct.6,for a 7 p.m.match,the final regular season gamefor both teams.The WIAADivision 2 Regional tourna-ment will start next Tuesday,Oct.11.
Medford shuts outNorthland Pines 2-0
The Greater Eagle RiverTennis Association will hold amembership meeting Tues-day,Oct.11,in the NorthlandPines High School cafeteria.The meeting will addresswinter tennis opportunities. Anyone interested in tennis iswelcome to attend.For more information,con-tact Sherry Stecker at (715)542-2337.
Tennis group sets meeting
Abig group of female runners took off from the starting line in theEagle Invitational Monday at Northland Pines High School. DevinSauvola and Emilie Robins were the top Pines finishers for theboys and girls, respectively. --Staff Photo By ANTHONYDREW
Robins finishes third for girls
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place Eagles.Northland Pines coach DonCzarapata Jr.said his cross-country team had two stand-out runners this week.“The Eagles were led by out-standing individual perfor-mances by Devin Sauvola andEmilie Robins,”said Czarapa-ta.Sauvola was the overallwinner of the boys race with atime of 18 minutes,14 secondsfor 5,000 meters.Robins fin-ished third overall for the girlsin 21:21.The girls ran a 4,000-meter course,although it wasmeasured a little longer.Thetop finisher in the girls racewas Hillary Wall of Rhinelander.Czarapata said NorthlandPines overcame some adversityto put on a prime performancefor their home audience.“Pines runners all ranextremely hard and gave their very best,”said Czarapata.“We’ve been hit hard by the fluand viruses lately,but our ath-letes gave it their all for thehome crowd.”The coach thanked those inattendance and the Eagle Riv-er Golf Course for helpingNorthland Pines High Schoolhost the invitational.The Eagles will travel toRhinelander for a GreatNorthern Conference (GNC)meet Saturday,Oct.15,at 10a.m.
2011 WIAA Boys Soccer Division 2 & 3 Tournament Assignments
2011 Boys Soccer Assignments - Division 2
Sat., Oct. 8 Tues., Oct. 11 Thurs., Oct. 13 Thurs., Oct. 20 Sat., Oct. 22
NORTHLAND PINES EAGLES
Members of the Northland Pines High School boys soccer team include, front row, from left, MitchMoline, Devin Sauvola, Scott Moline, Evan Hartwig, Cody Drake, Greg Chamberlain, Jacob Bozic;second row, manager Katrina Tameling, Duncan Hosking, Dylan Weber, Matt Meyer, Nick Staege, AlexCamp, Chris Paez, manager Sammi Pusateri; and back row, head coach Larry Favorite, Jacob Tosch,Cooper Anderson, Leif Offerdahl, Dominic Caroselli, Trevor Laszczkowski, Steven Vogel, assistantcoach Walt Camp and assistant coach Wendy McCormack.--Photo By T.J. Gaffney Photography
THREE LAKES BLUEJAYS
Members of the Three Lakes boys soccer team include, front row, from left, Jacob Ribbe, Ben Met-zger, Gabe Edington, Maddie Draeger and Anthony Briggs; middle row, Ben Wales, Jordan Wales,Cory Satterfield, Jake Fath, Hunter Mathison, Riley Liebscher, Bryce Wick and assistant coach LisaWales; and back row, head coach Jack Wales, Trenten Stefonek, Kirk Campbell, Fritz Campbell, RossThorn, Brent LaDuke, Kyle Queen and Eli Volkmann. --Staff Photo By ANTHONYDREW
Members of the Phelps soccer team include, front row, from left, Riley Brockman, Jackie Samuelson,Molly Korinek, Angela Grmick, Meghan Smith, Nathan Cirese and Nicholas Cirese; back row, EmmaKorinek, Ross Samuelson, Landin Brockman, Robert Doppke, Brandon Crass, Shane Ray, RobertRosner, Ryan Cirese and coach Andrew Richard. --Staff Photo By ANTHONYDREW
2011 Boys Soccer Assignments - Division 3
Sat., Oct. 8 Tues., Oct. 11 Thurs., Oct. 13 Thurs., Oct. 20 Sat., Oct. 22
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The Eagles Kelsey Bergum bumps the ball as teammate AbbyAlft watches the play against Rhinelander. --STAFF PHOTO
The Northland Pines volley-ball team lost to Rhinelanderin a Great Northern Confer-ence (GNC) match last Tues-day,but bounced back to win atriangular at West Iron Countyin Iron River,Mich.,last Thurs-day night.Rhinelander defeatedNorthland Pines 3-0.TheHodags easily won games oneand two 25-7 and 25-5,beforePines came back with a bettereffort in game three but stilllost 25-13.“We couldn’t return theirserves for some reason thatnight and it killed us,”saidPines coach Margo Rogers Anderson.“You can’t run anoffense if you can’t return aserve.”Senior Kelsey Bergum ledtheteam in kills with three.“Most of our points wereerrors on their part,but we hada total turn around on Thurs-day night,”said Rogers Ander-son.Northland Pines defeatedL’Anse,Mich.,in two straightgames 25-13 and 25-15.TheEagles then topped West IronCounty 26-24 and 25-13.“We started off slow,caughtup and then finished strong inboth matches,”said Rogers Anderson.“We came toplay.We’ve had quite a few oth-er match-ups like this wherewe were obviously the betterteamand couldn’t pull off thewins.”The Eagles had to comefrom behind in the first matchagainst L’Anse.“We ended upbattling backin our first game with L’Anseafter falling significantlybehind.Our team is learning towin,”said the coach.“A key toour success is coming to eachmatch with the drive anddesire to win and then believ-ing we can win. Abby Alft led Pines with 11service aces and eight kills onthe night.Nicole Sullivan had12 kills and six solo blocks atthe net.Carly Bohnen finishedwith six service aces and EllieZyhowski contributed five ser- vice aces.“Hopefully,this pastThurs-day’s experience will spark thefire inside ofus to rattle off afew more wins before the sea-son ends,”said Rogers Ander-son.The Eagles,still looking fortheir first win in the GNC,were scheduled to host Lake-land on Tuesday of this weekon Senior Night.Pines,9-14overall,will travel to league-leading Tomahawk next Tues-day,Oct.11.
Eagles fall to Hodags,but take triangular