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Cassie Gravelle (14) leads a rush up ice with Bailey Erickson on her wing in the Stars’ win over Hayward last week.

Western Wisconsin Stars upset defending state champions


After getting outshot 17-2 in the opening period, it would have been easy to write off the Western Wisconsin Stars when they were facing defending WIAA state champion Hayward.

The Stars didn’t give up on themselves.

The girls hockey co-op team based in New Richmond came back with stellar efforts in the second and third periods to upset Hayward, 4-3, at the New Richmond Sports Center last Tuesday.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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