Sports Update: Week of April 30

Junior Lillian Miller competing in the 1600 meter despite the sudden rain that came down on the Tigers home meet
Junior Lillian Miller competing in the 1600 meter despite the sudden rain that came down on the Tigers home meet
Lily Olson
Have a great weekend: After a bit of rain, a few of the teams competed Friday night to start their weekends .

May 3, 2024

WESTBY — For their second game of the week, the softball team traveled to Westby. The girls came out with a 7-0 win against the Norsemen. Joining them in Westby, the baseball team joined them for their third game of the week, following their doubleheader in Luther on Tuesday. The baseball team ultimately fell 3-6 against the Norsemen. 

LA CROSSE — For their second meet of the week, track and field headed back to La Crosse where they competed at UW-L. The girls’ team took 11th out of 14 teams and the boys’ team took 12 out of 14 teams, tying with Nekoosa.

Taking Course: Another Night for Varsity Golf

May 2, 2024

NEKOOSA — Varsity golf traveled to Nekoosa for their third night in a row of competing. The team spent the day playing 18 holes against 20 teams. The Tigers placed eighth of the 20 teams. Senior Chris Muir led the Tigers after shooting an 86 and placed 18th overall in the match.

Strike Out Cancer: A big night for the Tigers with a special softball game and back to back golf wins

May 1, 2024

BLACK RIVER FALLS — Tiger softball brought Luther to the Red Creek Fields for their second annual Strike Out Cancer game. They built the game off of the volleyball Dig Pink game so they could also raise money for breast cancer awareness. Raffle baskets were at the games where the funds were donated. The Tigers brought a 9-0 win to the field.

Tiger Tennis had a conference match at the courts last night. They took the win last night ending the match 4-3. Each of the singles players won last night: Sullivan King, Mason Lechner, Sander King, and Brayden Eddy.

BANGOR — The track and field team traveled for a big meet. With 16 girls’ teams competing, the Lady Tigers placed 14th. With 14 boys’ teams, the Tigers boys’ team placed 11th. Senior Antonio Stacy placed third in the 100-meter dash with a new PR of 11.56.

LA CROSSE — Both JV and varsity golf traveled to the Fox Hollow Golf Course for an incredibly successful match. The varsity golf team placed first of seven teams after shooting 165 combined, ten strokes in front of the second-place team. Senior Wyatt Madvig took first individually in the match for the first time in his high school career. Madvig shot a 37, four strokes ahead of the second-place player.

ONALASKA — The baseball team traveled to Luther for a doubleheader. Their first game ended 2-7. The team came back for their second game and ended it 6-7. 

Senior Wyatt Madvig chips the ball up the hill at the Arcadia meet Thursday April, 18. (Lily Olson)
On the fairway: Golf travels Monday night for successful turnout

April 30, 2024

VIROQUA — Varsity golf traveled to Viroqua Hills golf course last night. The team ended up taking first overall in the matchup against six other teams. The varsity boys combined shot 170, giving them first place, with the second-place team shooting 176.

Freshman Sam Aebly brought it for the Tigers, shooting the lowest on the team and getting second place overall with a 40. The JV team also accompanied them in Viroqua with freshman Sam Everson shooting the lowest for the JV tigers with a 47.

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Lily Olson
Lily Olson, Reporter
Lily Olson is a junior at Black River Falls High School. She is involved with FCCLA, Raise Your Voice, Science Club, and Pep Club. She is also the editor-in-chief of the yearbook. In the fall she plays tennis and was captain this past season. But the best part of her days is hanging out with her friends. She can’t wait to see all the stories come to life this year.

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