Sports

Softball starts without longstanding coach

Softball in the year of 2013 is going to be a different. Former coach Mary Rykken won’t be taking the lead. “Things are different at home now, and taking time off from coaching l will be able to help there when needed,” said Rykken. Rykken has been a coach for 32 years, and she has coached softball for 22 of […]

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Flick, Cloud, Smith earn all-state honors

After taking to the ice together for 11 years, three seniors–Anissa Flick, Lydia Cloud, and Riley Smith–earned All-State recognition for hockey. Starting the sport early prepared them for high school play. “I started playing hockey when I was three years old, and I fell in love with the game. I always wanted to be the best I could be and […]

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Riley Smith: Back on the Ice

Riley Smith: Back on the Ice

An injury is sometimes hard to recover from as quickly as you would like to. Whether it be a sprained ankle, torn ACL, broken bone, or even something not quite severe, it takes time to heal. Senior Riley Smith knows all about this as she suffered a broken fibula on December 3 during a hockey game. Smith was skating along […]

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Dancing their way through a season

Dancing their way through a season

With all of our winter sports already kicked off, there’s the question of how each of our seasons have been going. Our BRFHS dance team has had more than three performances and according to some of the dancers it has been going very well during practices and performances and out. “My favorite thing about dance team is learning new dances […]

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Girls hockey enters third year

Girls hockey enters third year

The girls hockey team this year is non-conference, meaning that there aren’t a certain number of teams that they play every year. The teams are subject to change. The team has been school-affiliated for three years. The team is a combination of players both from Tomah and BRF. Seniors on the team include captains; Riley Smith, Natasha Hizer and Anissa Flick. “This is […]

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Girls basketball team aims high

After seeing these girls play, people who say, “You play like a girl,” will be saying, “You play like a guy.”  The girls basketball team is a fierce group of girls who strive for excellence.  Coached by Tom Leadholm, the varsity team is known for their teamwork and chemistry. The girls never give up on their goals and they will […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Jack Roou

Athlete Spotlight: Jack Roou

“I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.” Michael Jordan Jack Roou, a freshman, is on the boys varsity basketball team this year, and when it comes to competitiveness, he is the poster child. Whether it be in the classroom […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Jack Roou

Athlete Spotlight: Jack Roou

“I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.” -Michael Jordan Jack Roou, a freshman, is on the boys varsity basketball team this year and when it comes to competitiveness, he is the poster child. Whether it be in the […]

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Almost halfway: boys hockey season

Almost halfway: boys hockey season

The Tiger men are going onto their seventh game of the season against La Crosse Aquinas on December 14. The boys’ record so far is 0-6. “I think that going into this game we have a lot to prove,” said senior forward Jeffery Modica. There is plenty more games this season, of which the boys think they will continue to […]

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Varsity has tough loss

Varsity has tough loss

BRF, December 4 The game opened up with warm-ups as usual. Then the time came for some actual playing. Royall opened up with a quick lead and maintained that lead through the first quarter. Running up and down the court was common but the tigers were down by 10 by the time first quarter ended. Leaving the score 7-17. The […]

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