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 more than 30 years.
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New Richmond Thursday, March 28 Softball: New Richmond at Hudson, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30 Track: New Richmond at University of Minnesota, 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2 Baseball: New Richmond at Altoona, 5 p.m.
A year ago, Hayden Bradbury wasn't on anyone's radar in terms of becoming an All-State player. A lot can happen in a year. Bradbury dedicated himself to the weight room, and with added strength and speed, Bradbury gave himself the tools to succeed. And after 16 players had graduated from the 2017-18 New Richmond boys hockey team, there was opportunity. Bradbury took full advantage, scoring 31 goals to earn honorable mention honors on the Wisconsin Hockey Coaches Association All-State team.
Illness forced Jade Williams to miss the final game of her high school hockey career. It is not the end of her career, far from it. Williams has her college plans sorted out, with plenty of hockey charted out for her before she leaves for Marian College.
A second-place finish by St. Croix Central eighth-grader Parker Shackleton topped the performances of the 11 area competitors who took part in the 2019 Kids Folkstyle Wrestling State Championships, held Friday and Saturday at the Alliant Center in Madison. St. Croix Central had seven wrestlers competing at the state championships. New Richmond and Somerset both had two wrestlers competing.
The seasons for the New Richmond and Somerset track and field teams kicked into full gear Saturday when they competed in different portions of the Northern Badger Invitational at UW-Stout. Somerset competed in the small school division of the meet early in the day, with New Richmond part of the large school meet on Saturday evening.
Less than a week after leading the St. Croix Central boys basketball team to its first sectional berth in 15 years, Panther coach Zach Turpin was informed that his contract was being terminated as the Panther varsity coach. The removal was finalized by a vote of the St. Croix Central Board of Education at the March 18 school board meeting. The school board voted 6-1 to agree with the district administration's recommendation to remove Turpin. Tricia Rogers was the only board member who voted against the recommendation.
The seasons for the New Richmond and Somerset kicked into full speed on Saturday when they competed in different portions of the Northern Badger Invitational at UW-Stout. Somerset competed in the small school division of the meet early in the day, with New Richmond part of the large school meet on Saturday evening.
The first big race of the year, the Hot Dash 10 Mile & 5K held in Minneapolis on Saturday. Great weather brought out a large crowd. The race had plenty of local runners in the field of 3,837 finishers. If you're looking for additional information on the race, check out this website: tcmevents.org . Here is a list of the local finishers.
Peyton Nogal of St. Croix Central High School has been named to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All Star Team.
Jessica Hagman missed her sophomore season with a knee injury, but she came back at full strength, earning All-Middle Border Conference girls basketball honors. Hagman was one of two New Richmond girls to receive all-conference status. Sophomore Leah DeYoung was an honorable mention selection. St. Croix Central and Somerset both had one senior make the All-MBC team and both landed on the second team. Central's selection was Katherine Cottrell and Somerset's selection was Georgia Hammer. New Richmond