Week of Monday, March 28, 2016


Derek is a senior at Bangor High School.  He participates in Football, Basketball and Track.  Derek and the Bangor football Team won the 2015 state championship at Camp Randall.  Derek played a big part in helping the team succeed with his positive attitude and the will to help everyone, including the opposing team when down.  Derek has received many awards for his performance with sports and works very hard for them.  He is on the A Honor Roll consistently, with a big upcoming future in college.  Outside of sports, Derek has a passion of mentoring his younger brothers and sister and participating in other events.  He always brings a smile to people's faces. Derek is an outstanding friend, but most of all a fun and kind hearted young adult.  

Week of Monday, March 21, 2016


MaKyla Hove is a Senior at Tomah High School and member of the Varsity Softball team. She is a team player on and off the field. During the off-season, she can be seen in the weight room every day, maintaining her strength and stamina.

In addition to athletics, she has a 4.0 GPA and is considered a leader of her class.  She is a member of the National Honors Society, Roots and Shoots, Link Crew, the National Art Honors Society, and International Club.  MaKyla was voted President of the Class of 2016.  She rounded out her extra-curricular involvement with a splash of fun by being nominated Captain of the Football Tailgaters.  Outside of school, MaKyla is a caring and compassionate individual.  She's an absolute joy to be around; it's no wonder why she has been so successful!

Week of Monday, March 14, 2016

















Aubrey Hass is in 5th grade. She plays volleyball, basketball, softball, twirls and dances for Warriors Performing Arts and rides horses.


Drew Hass is in 2nd grade. He plays Football, Basketball, Baseball, wrestles and races go-karts.


Both kids love playing sports because they like being on a team and competing.  They know how to win and lose gracefully, be a good teammate and have good sportsmanship.

Week of Monday, March 7, 2016

Haley is currently a senior at Black River Falls High School.  She has been on the Varsity Cheerleading Squad since her freshman year, and is Team Captain this year. 

Haley has also lettered on the Varsity Track Team since her freshman year.  She went to the State Track Meet in LaCrosse last year for 100 meter hurdles.  She has also competed in 300 Meter Hurdles, 4 x 2, and 4 x 1.  

Haley was also Miss Black River Falls for 2013-2014.

She is also been a member of the FCCLA team since her freshman year, and has competed at State 3 years.

Haley works hard in the classroom also, and is on the Honor Roll.  After graduation this June, she will be attending UW Platteville majoring in Criminology.

Week of Monday, February 29, 2016


Chord LeClaire is a 7th grader at Logan Middle School.

She plays Volley Ball and also dances at Julie’s School of Dance.  She dances ballet, pointe, hip-hop and lyrical.  She excels at dance and is in level 4!

Chord is a high honor roll student and was rewarded with the title of "Student of the Month" for September of 2015!  She has received recognition from her teachers for being kind, caring towards others, and respectful to her teachers!  Chord is also a drama club member, and is very involved in her church. 

Week of Monday, February 22, 2016

Grant is a Junior at Logan High School.  He is a Varsity Reserve Alpine downhill racer for the Central/Logan ski team, and has been part of the team for 3 years

After suffering a concussion last February; losing many many weeks of school, falling behind and having lost his sense of smell and partial taste buds, he managed to work through the difficult times and is back skiing with his teammates.  He has also brought himself back up to a 4.0 grade point average.  He is involved in school clubs/activities, and placed in the state academic decathlon.

Grant plays soccer, enjoys running, and also plays FUTSOL on Logan High’s team (through Viterbo University) on Sundays.  He also plays upright bass for Logan as well as The La Crosse Youth Symphony and the La Crosse Symphony.  In the summer, you can find him on the water, water skiing and wake boarding.  Grant is a great mentor to younger athletes and strives to be a great role model to those in his high school.  He is also very generous and helps those in need by donating blood. 

Week of Monday, February 15, 2016


  • Kaytlin is a Sophmore and plays Hockey for Black River Falls coop
  • Kaytlin was the 2015 Hockey team MVP and points leader as freshmen
  • She is the hockey team captain and points leader, this season
  • Kaytlin also plays Softball, and was MVP last year as a freshmen
  • She takes her studying seriously and is on the High Honor Roll
  • In her free time, she volunteers at the animal shelter and is part of the FCCLA
  • Kaytlin's long term goal is to play NCAA Hockey!

Week of Monday, February 1, 2016

  • Coleton Strupp is a freshman at Holmen High School.
  • He received his Varsity Letter, as a freshmen, for boys soccer.
  • Coleton is also a wrestler.
  • He Saxophone for the regular and jazz bands and went to Magic Kingdom
  • He spends a lot of time on his sports and makes his schoolwork a priority!
  • He's on the honor roll, with a 4.0 GPA. 
  • Coleton is also ranked 26th in his class!