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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Consumer Education is a required class at Somerset High School to help students prepare for their lives after high school. It made complete sense for a class that helps students plan for their future to be chosen as the first class to be offered as mainly an online option. The online course was offered this summer at SHS. Offering the class during the summer had another benefit. With so many students looking to Youth Options and other early post-secondary options, this gave the SHS seniors a chance to get one of their required classes completed early.
Former New Richmond coach and teacher Wally Dunn passed away Wednesday at the Deerfield Gables Care Center in New Richmond. He was 85. Dunn began his New Richmond coaching career in 1965, as the varsity coach for football, wrestling and baseball.
Champions were crowned in Little League, Babe Ruth and middle school level baseball recently. The top local teams in each level are pictured.
This has been a season of learning for the New Richmond Millers. Among the things they learned is they didn’t want to finish the season with the worst record in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League. They made sure that didn’t happen. In a battle of the two bottom teams in the SCVBL, the Millers came out on top, defeating Hager City 7-4 at New Richmond’s Citizens Field on Saturday, July 29.
The chance to be a head coach and a love for golf converged for Logan Kimberly. Kimberly jumped at the opportunity to become the new girls golf coach at St. Croix Central, replacing Chance Langeness. The opportunity only arose recently, so Kimberly has been busily working with assistant coach Luke Fritsche to set a practice schedule for the team and to get familiar with the athletes on the squad.
A middle school team from the Dance Explosion dance studio in New Richmond won a world championship in a competition held Tuesday.
St. Croix Central’s Trevor Nelson and Jordan Winegar both stood out with their play at the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star Games on July 15 at Titan Stadium on the UW-Oshkosh campus. Nelson and Winegar both played for the small school North team, which lost to the South team, 25-20. Nelson’s recognition began before the game even started. He was voted as one of the captains of the North squad and he spoke on behalf of the team at the all-star banquet.
The New Richmond Senior American Legion baseball team was able to eliminate Superior and Menomonie from last week’s regional tournament, but the New Richmond boys couldn’t overcome the host team from River Falls. In the double-elimination tournament, New Richmond was beaten twice by River Falls. The New Richmond Senior team finished the season with an 8-12-1 record.
F ootball is a sport that gets into your blood. For many who play football, they wanted to keep playing, whether their careers ended in high school or college.
Calorie counting is a task that thousands of Americans take part in every single day. You may even count calories yourself. You may count calories to know how much you eat — or how much you need to exercise to burn off what you ate! So, how many calories do you need per day to maintain your weight?