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High school boys basketball: Onalaska knocks off hot West Salem team  La Crosse Tribune

WEST SALEM — The Onalaska High School boys basketball team kept an unbeaten season going Tuesday by getting off to a quick start in an 83-56 ...

Leadership classes making a difference at Onalaska High School  La Crosse Tribune

A group of Onalaska High School students participate in a patience and sharing exercise Tuesday during a principals of leadership class, part of the Character ...

High school sports roundup: Carson Arenz leads Onalaska boys basketball past Cardinals  La Crosse Tribune

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — The Onalaska High School boys basketball team attacked the lane Saturday afternoon and came away with a 65-56 nonconference ...

Onalaska High School to present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’  Jacksoncountychronicle

Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Onalaska High School's summer musical, is one of the many musicals that has both film and stage versions. What's somewhat ...

High school football: Onalaska blows out Medford, set for Rice Lake rematch  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Tom Yashinsky and the Onalaska High School coaching staff wasn't sure at whom to direct their anger.

Onalaska High School homecoming 2018  La Crosse Tribune

Here's the Onalaska Homecoming Court for 2018, from left: Kay Dale, Josh Beach, Lauren Davy, Sean Swart, Lucas Boebel, Grace Gehrke, Ricky Cheng, ...

Onalaska staging gives twist to ‘Romeo and Juliet’  La Crosse Tribune

John and Lisa Reimler, the longtime team behind the theater program at Onalaska High School, are always trying to challenge their students and themselves.

High school hockey: Onalaska girls co-op believes in each other, overcomes slow start  La Crosse Tribune

Mark Thorn, in his fourth season as coach of the Onalaska High School girls hockey co-op, has seen his team overcome a slow start en route to a four-game ...

High school football: Onalaska's Ray Heilman proves to be difficult match-up  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Putting Ray Heilman in the offensive backfield was the preference for Onalaska High School football coach Tom Yashinsky.

High school football: Austin Larson leads Onalaska's rout of Aquinas  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Tom Yashinsky had enough faith in junior Austin Larson to make him the Onalaska High School football team's starting quarterback this season.

Onalaska High School student killed in car accident in Winona County  La Crosse Tribune

WINONA, Minn. -- A 15-year-old Onalaska High School student was killed in a car accident late Saturday night on I-90 in Winona County. According to the ...

High School boys basketball: Onalaska's defense shuts down Logan  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Perhaps the boys basketball game between Onalaska High School and Logan would have been different if Calvin Mavin had gotten into a ...

High school sports roundup: Onalaska girls tennis wins 3rd straight MVC crown  La Crosse Tribune

For the third consecutive year, the Onalaska High School girls tennis team claimed the MVC crown on Monday at UW-La Crosse and Forest Hills tennis courts.

High school sports roundup: Molly Garrity moves Onalaska girls basketball team past West Salem  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School girls basketball team needed a spark Tuesday night in its nonconference matchup against West Salem.

Onalaska High School students of the month for March  The Courier Life News

Nominees: Rayna Flynn, Emily Galstad, Chalie Her, Isaac Killilea, Isabelle Lassa, Soviolet Thao, Angeline Yang. 10th grade. Henning Hanson, son of Matthew ...

High school football: Onalaska wins MVC shootout with Sparta, 62-55  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — With the score tied in the fourth quarter, Onalaska High School quarterback Austin Larson dropped back to pass and finally had the look that he ...

Supporting innovative teaching

Students studying the French language at Onalaska High School are using technology to help them travel - without leaving the classroom.

High School volleyball: La Crosse Aquinas rallies, holds off Onalaska in five sets  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — After building significant leads, then watching them disappear, the Aquinas High School volleyball team knew what it had to do to win its season ...

Lost in crash, Onalaska High School's Gao Jer Vang remembered for 'amazing spirit'  The Courier Life News

Gao Jer Vang had a sparkling personality, her friends say — a way of smiling or laughing that would draw you in, until you were smiling or laughing right along.

High school sports roundup: Onalaska co-op boys hockey team stays unbeaten with blowout  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Brennan Mason scored four goals, and teammate Carter Stobb added a hat trick as the Onalaska High School co-op boys hockey team scored a ...

Onalaska Dance Team plans clinic  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska Dance Team will host a Kids Dance Clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Onalaska High School. The clinic is open to all students in.

High school cross country: Onalaska girls team poised for big state finish  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School cross country coach Darin Shepardson has talked at length throughout the season about compression.

Comedian and Onalaska High School grad Shane Mauss drills for laughs and meaning  La Crosse Tribune

Twenty years after collecting his diploma from Onalaska High School, Shane Mauss is finally going to his first high school class reunion.

High school football: Nathan Lubinsky welcomes position change for Onalaska  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Nathan Lubinsky spent the last two seasons establishing himself as one of the top linebackers in the MVC.

High school football: Onalaska defense picking up steam  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Conner Haggerty twice let instinct outweigh assignment during a football game against Aquinas High School last week, and it put Onalaska ...

Matt Thomas hosts two-day basketball camp at Onalaska High School - WKBT

ONALASKA, WI - Former Onalaska basketball standout Matt Thomas is preparing for his second pro season in Spain. He is joining the basketball club Valencia ...

High school football: Onalaska draws value from contact days  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — These are the days football players and coaches reference as, “putting in work in the summer,” when they try to explain a player or team's ...

High school golf: Onalaska girls plays as individuals to reach team goals  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska High School girls golf team has the same three goals every year — be at the top of the conference, qualify for sectionals and finish in one of.

High school cross country: Onalaska girls win MVC title behind individual champ Kora Malecek  La Crosse Tribune

WEST SALEM — The Onalaska High School girls cross country team won its second consecutive MVC cross country team title on Thursday, but it wasn't all on ...

High school football: River Valley holds off Onalaska comeback attempt in 23-20 win  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School football team made three defensive stands, but the final drive to win the game came up one play short on Friday.

Onalaska Girls Basketball | Preps |  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska High School girls basketball team has plenty of returning experience and talent from a team that went 22-4 and was within one victory of qualifying ...

Midwest Players Classic: Onalaska's Tyrell Stuttley just scratching the surface  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — His face and his game on the basketball floor don't always match.

Onalaska students learn about composting  The Courier Life News

Students at Onalaska's elementary schools learned last week about how the food they throw out can used be to help new food grow.

High school sports notebook: Nick Pica already a leader for the Onalaska baseball team  The Courier Life News

Nick Pica showed Onalaska High School baseball coach Larry Swiggum enough to get on the field when he was a freshman on a team filled with seniors last ...

High school sports roundup: Kora Malecek takes top honors, paces Hilltoppers girls  La Crosse Tribune

MENOMONIE, Wis. — The Onalaska High School girls cross country team is headed to its second straight WIAA state meet after winning handily the Division 1 ...

High school hockey: Onalaska co-op's Kaley Manglitz shy off the ice, not on it  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska cop-op's Kaley Manglitz makes a pass Wednesday during practice at the OmniCenter. With 19 goals and 21 assists for 40 points, Manglitz tied for ...

High school softball: Onalaska players believe in each other, trust another MVC title is in story  The Courier Life News

After a 21-year drought of not tasting a Mississippi Valley Conference championship, the Onalaska High School softball team changed that last year.

Onalaska High School job skills students earn money and learn leadership running Ona Spirit business  The Courier Life News

Taking orders, making product and tracking inventory are all in a day's work for Onalaska High School senior Alexcie Wenger.

High school football notebook: Losses remain tough for Sparta  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — It's extremely unusual for a team to score 55 points and not walk off the field victorious, so it would only make sense for it to happen to Sparta as ...

High school sports roundup: Hilltoppers bounce back, topple Milwaukee Vincent  La Crosse Tribune

MEQUON, Wis. — Craig Kowal didn't love what he saw from his Onalaska High School boys basketball team in the first half Saturday, and then watched a ...

High school softball: Onalaska slides past La Crosse Aquinas with 2-run eighth  The Courier Life News

The Onalaska High School softball team is always a peppy bunch of players.

High school basketball: Onalaska boys successfully fight off Ripon  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — It wasn't much of a run, but it was enough to make Onalaska High School boys basketball coach Craig Kowal call for a timeout as 10 minutes, 30.

Jerry Davis: Onalaska student brings new angle to senior class portrait

Instead of holding a football helmet, basketball, or positioned beside a farmer's rustic barn or field of flowers, Robbie Ruprecht chose what has been and is likely ...

High school sports roundup: Malecek sisters lead Onalaska cross country to Jim Flim title  La Crosse Tribune

WINONA, Minn. — Sisters Kora, Lydia and Amalia Malecek all finished among the top five runners to lead the Onalaska High School girls cross country team to ...

Sale of Fauver Hill School bricks to benefit Onalaska Education Foundation  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The old Fauver Hill School site in Onalaska is now just a level parcel of land, but people who have fond memories of the historic school can fill.

High school basketball: Third-ranked Onalaska holds off La Crosse Logan  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska High School boys basketball team raced out to a 20-point first-half lead against Logan on Monday, but the Hilltoppers had to hold on for dear life ...

Pro basketball: Former Onalaska star Matt Thomas signs with Valencia in Spanish League  The Courier Life News

Matt Thomas isn't going to stir up press conference memories of Allen Iverson with complaints about practice when talking about the basketball move he is ...

Onalaska High School students practice engineering skills in fab lab  The Courier Life News

All it takes is a little bit of water and sunlight to power Elliott de Boer and Dugen Pippinger's car.

Ronald Kenneth Espe  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Ronald Kenneth Espe, 85, of Onalaska passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Bethany Riverside Nursing Home in La Crosse.

High school sports roundup: Onalaska softball pitcher Sarah Kraus tosses one-hitter at G-E-T  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — Sophomore Sarah Kraus struck out 12 batters and allowed just one hit as the Onalaska High School softball team opened its season with a 2-1 ...

Onalaska High School Honor Roll | News |  La Crosse Tribune

The following students were named to the Onalaska High School Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2015-16 school year:

High school football: Photos from the 2018 season | Prep football  La Crosse Tribune

Here's a look at photos from La Crosse area games from the 2018 season.

Tribune high school football Player of the Year: Westby senior Ryan Daines puts on a show  La Crosse Tribune

WESTBY — It takes one look at the No. 28 jersey of Westby High School senior Ryan Daines to know that he was busy this football season.

Boys high school basketball: Onalaska gets third chance at Central  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School boys basketball team dropped a lopsided 80-54 decision to Central on Jan. 19, one that the Hilltoppers' senior point ...

Ranked Onalaska races past Timberwolves  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska High School boys basketball team came into Tomah Tuesday ranked fourth in Division 2 and did nothing to tarnish its ranking.

Extra Effort: Onalaska High School senior learns to build relationships, trust in self  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — It is hard enough growing up in a world that throws a lot at young teens.

Pro basketball: Onalaska's Matt Thomas scores season-high 27; La Crosse Aquinas' Bronson Koenig averages 15½  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School graduate Matt Thomas exploded for a season-high 27 points on Sunday, but Valencia Basket came up on the short end of an 86-85 score ...

High school tennis: Onalaska's Chloe and Faith Leithold, Lauren Garves are like sisters  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — There will be a new set of sisters representing the Onalaska High School tennis team at state today, but the trio competing all consider one ...

Onalaska native plays key role in new ‘Spider-Man’ video game  La Crosse Tribune

As a teen growing up in Onalaska, Jon Paquette spent his share of time in the Valley View Mall arcade playing video games. Sinking his quarters into those ...

High school cross country: Malecek triplets shine as Onalaska freshmen  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School cross country coach Darin Shepardson was excited for this season.

Onalaska teacher hails character curriculum as 'final click'  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — Bridget Hubbard says she has been waiting almost a quarter-century for what she considers to be the final linchpin for a well-rounded education: ...

Karen R. Shepard  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Karen R. Shepard, 72, of Onalaska passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, surrounded by family, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

La Crosse County Board District 16: Dan Ferries vs. Connor Nagy  The Courier Life News

Incumbent La Crosse County Board member Dan Ferries faces challenger Connor Nagy in the 16th District. The candidates in contested county board races ...

High school golf: Teams adapt practices as weather closes courses  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School sophomore golfer Ben Wittenberg practiced his fairway shot Wednesday with his teammates as they prepared for their next meet.

High school boys basketball: Fourth-ranked La Crosse Central takes over MVC lead by beating third-ranked Onalaska  La Crosse Tribune

When Noah Parcher walked to the bench with two fouls and more than 12 minutes remaining in the first half, the Central High School boys basketball team ...

UW-La Crosse basketball: Onalaska's Emma Gamoke lights spark for Eagles  La Crosse Tribune

The UW-La Crosse women's basketball team knew something had to change in the second half if it wanted to keep its season undefeated on Sunday.

WIAA football: It took time, but Sparta's Cole Wisniewski's prediction came true  La Crosse Tribune

SPARTA — Most football teams raise funds by selling cards with discounts to local business before the season begins.

Onalaska High School Students of the Month  La Crosse Tribune

The following Onalaska High School students were honored with the Student of the Month Award for January:

Boys Basketball: Johnny Davis cranks it up in the second half, sparks Central  La Crosse Tribune

There was little the Onalaska High School boys basketball team could do to stop Central's Johnny Davis from taking over his team's biggest game to this point of ...

High school football roundup: Bangor runs overall win streak to 20 games by stomping C-FC  La Crosse Tribune

BANGOR — The Bangor High School football team's game on Friday night ended the same way that so many others have for the Cardinals over the past five ...

High school football: Van Egtern steps in, steps up in La Crosse Central's 32-8 win over Aquinas  La Crosse Tribune

One week after nearly pulling off an improbable comeback, the Central High School football team bounced back with a big win against Aquinas.

Kansas State women's basketball assistant coach returns to La Crosse  La Crosse Tribune

Kansas State women's basketball associate coach Brian Ostermann had some nostalgia coming back to La Crosse this weekend.

High school basketball: Onalaska Hilltoppers move the ball, drain 3-pointers against West Salem  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — The main word that Onalaska High School boys basketball coach Craig Kowal preached during the full week of practice the Hilltoppers had ...

High school boys basketball: Tyrell Stuttley leads Onalaska over La Crosse Logan  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — It's rare that a young player at the varsity level looks as comfortable as Onalaska High School sophomore Tyrell Stuttley does right now.

Major (label) things ahead for Onalaska singer Carlie Hanson  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska native Carlie Hanson, pictured during a show in Portland, Ore., is expecting to sign a recording contract with a major label in early 2019 and release ...

Pro basketball: Onalaska High School graduate Matt Thomas has strong start at Obradoiro  The Courier Life News

The Obradoiro CAB basketball team has started its season with a 2-1 record, and Onalaska High School graduate Matt Thomas has been a major contributor.

Onalaska, Holmen head to Madison for NHS Day  La Crosse Tribune

The Onalaska and Holmen school districts will have a good showing at the Wisconsin National History Day competition. Onalaska high and middle schools have ...

“Taste of Onalaska” helps fund innovative thinking

Taste of Onalaska" is Saturday, January 19. It's an event designed to raise money to enhance educational opportunities at Onalaska public and private schools.

Pro basketball: Spain a good fit for Onalaska's Matt Thomas  La Crosse Tribune

He spent his first season as a professional basketball player near beaches that are kissed by waves from the Atlantic Ocean and the destination of a Catholic ...

High school football: Brendan Holt's performance not enough as Baldwin-Woodville ends West Salem's season  La Crosse Tribune

WEST SALEM — That the West Salem High School football team had to go for a first down with a little more than five minutes on the clock told the story of its ...

WIAA cross country: Onalaska girls have deep talent pool  The Courier Life News

The Onalaska High School girls cross country team runs deeper than the eye-opening talent of Malecek triplets.

High school football: Caledonia goes indoors to practice for Class AA state semifinal  La Crosse Tribune

CALEDONIA, Minn. — Coach Carl Fruechte's voice was amplified as he shouted instructions on Tuesday, and the sound of feet running on a new basketball ...

College basketball: Onalaska grad Tayla Stuttley settling into role at Mankato  La Crosse Tribune

MANKATO, Minn. — Onalaska High School graduate Tayla Stuttley role with the Minnesota State-Mankato women's basketball team continues to grow heading ...

Poem’s author will help dedicate Onalaska’s Dash-Park on Saturday  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — Dash-Park, a new park created by longtime grocers and philanthropists Dave and Barb Skogen for the community, will be dedicated Saturday ...

Dancing with O-Club stars returns for 10th annual competition Nov. 10  The Courier Life News

Onalaska will hold it's 10th annual Dancing with the O Club Stars at the Onalaska High School Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10.

Amateur golf: Onalaska's Ben Skogen has record-breaking weekend in Janesville  La Crosse Tribune

Ben Skogen didn't tackle Riverside Golf Course in Janesville, Wis., last weekend with record-breaking aspirations.

WIAA boys swimming: Garrett Wise leads Onalaska/Holmen/Aquinas contingent to state meet  La Crosse Tribune

Garrett Wise was perfectly happy to be a Division 1 qualifier for the WIAA state swimming and diving meet last season as a junior.

West Salem's 'Hairspray' is all about community  La Crosse Tribune

The plot of “Hairspray,” the popular musical based on the film by John Waters, has an underlying theme of community, and that's something Rhonda Andres and ...

High school basketball: La Crosse Aquinas girls No. 1 in first Associated Press poll  La Crosse Tribune

Four girls teams and three boys teams from the Coulee Region were ranked in the first Associated Press high school basketball poll of the season.

Pro basketball: Onalaska's Matt Thomas continues to lead Obradoiro  The Courier Life News

Onalaska High School graduate Matt Thomas continues to be the top scorer for his Obradoiro basketball team in the Spanish League.

2017 La Crosse area grads post strong results on ACT exams  The Courier Life News

ACT results for the graduating class of 2017 show good marks for local schools. Several schools had average composite scores in the mid-20s, including ...

High school basketball: Noah Skifton's 35-point outburst helps Onalaska Hilltoppers stun La Crosse Central 81-69  The Courier Life News

ONALASKA — The Onalaska High School boys basketball team's best friend Friday night was the 3-point line, and Central's biggest enemy was the personal ...

Thousands flock to Oktoberfest grounds for tapping of the Golden Keg  La Crosse Tribune

Ironically, the chilly temperature of 50 degrees when brewmaster Randy Hughes tapped the Golden Keg at Oktoberfest's South Side fest grounds Friday was ...

Onalaska student rep ready to take an active roll in school politics  The Courier Life News

Senior Victoria Kearns is ready for a yet another challenge, this time as a student representative for the Onalaska School Board.

High school baseball: Zach Earll, Onalaska chase MVC championship  La Crosse Tribune

Individually, there isn't much Onalaska High School outfielder Zach Earll hasn't been able to accomplish in baseball.

From Tribune files: 2017-18 Extra Effort Award winners | Local  The Courier Life News

The La Crosse Tribune Extra Effort Awards honor seniors in our area who have been chosen by their high schools for their perseverance and dedication to ...

'Voices' initiative urges men to confront sexual assault, violence against women  La Crosse Tribune

A former La Crosse resident who helped found a men's accountability group in the Fox Valley in northeast Wisconsin has moved back and brought the ...

Cross country: Maple Grove venue repaired, ready for runners  La Crosse Tribune

Onalaska High School cross country coach Darin Shepardson — as well as the Maple Grove Venue crew — has put in yeoman's work getting the cross country ...

Free dental clinic provides care to people without insurance in La Crosse area  La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA — Valley Dental staffers were chagrined that frosty temperatures likely discouraged some people from venturing out for free dental care.

WIAA state track and field meet: Onalaka's Kora Malecek runs personal best in 3,200, takes fifth  La Crosse Tribune

During the cross country season, Onalaska High School freshman Kora Malecek admitted she didn't run with a strategy.

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