Community Sports

Life story: St. Pat’s grad O’Donahue was one of Badgers' ‘Hard Rocks’

The 1951 Wisconsin football team, ranked among the best in the nation, will always be remembered for its defense.

4 days ago
Eau Claire's Tolan Wins U.S. Amateur Qualifier

Eau Claire native Matt Tolan has qualified for the 2017 U.S. Amateur, which will be played Aug. 14-20 at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

4 days ago
Vikings receiver Thielen uses past experiences to inspire area youth football players

MENOMONIE — Whenever Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen talks to youth football players, he doesn't have to come up with anything flashy to say to inspire the

4 days ago
Buckshot Flashback: Koupal hits key homer for Cavs

Pete Koupal’s two-out homer in the eighth gives the Eau Claire Cavaliers a 10-9 win and a split with Kankakee, Ill. The Cavs also split with Macy’s of Rapid City,

6 days ago
North graduate Tolan brings home State Amateur title

Matt Tolan didn’t think about where he stood on the leaderboard as he played the front nine at 3-under. When he birdied the 16th hole, he started feeling pretty good.

1 week ago
Buckshot: Pickett left a legacy both writing and on the diamond

Some of the older generation may remember Jim Pickett as a beat writer for UW-Eau Claire and the CVGA golf circuit in his Leader-Telegram days of the early 1960s.

1 week ago
Prasher cards hole-in-one

Fourteen-year-old Sam Prasher recorded his first hole-in-one Thursday at Hickory Hills Golf Course. Prasher used a 7-iron to ace the 164-yard No. 12.

2 weeks ago
Lau leaves everybody in dust at Water Street Mile

Darin Lau was thinking of a record in Saturday morning’s Water Street Mile.

2 weeks ago
Water Street Mile results


2 weeks ago
Leach, Fladten qualify for State Amateur

Spring Valley’s Tyler Leach and Eau Claire’s Matt Fladten punched their ticket to the State Amateur on Friday.

3 weeks ago
Water Steet Mile preview: Treacy, Lau join Roberts in loaded field

Patrick Treacy and Darin Lau are expected to pick it up where they left off last year in their duel to the finish.

3 weeks ago
June Flashback: Brewers add Molitor in MLB draft

A 7-for-12 streak has elevated Tom Poquette among the top 15 hitters in the AL. He hits a home run in the Royals’ 4-2 loss to the Mariners and, still against Seattle,

3 weeks ago