Athens junior Johnathon Nowacki is excelling at running cross country meets in the midst of his first entire varsity season.
NEW SRO - Officer Patrick Leichtnam introduces himself to the student body at Abbotsford’s Homecoming assembly Friday.     STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
A little more than 20 years ago, Patrick Leichtnam was just another student at Colby High School. Last week, after building a career in law enforcement and starting a family, he returned to the school as the area’s first-ever school resource officer.
BREAKING THE SURFACE - Sahanna Kussrow breaks through the water during the breaststroke portion of the 200-yard intermediate race. Kussrow finished second, and also added another runner-up finish in the 100-yard backstroke on Thursday’s meet with Mosinee.                STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
The Colby/Abby swim co-op enjoyed its best result of the season, knocking off the Mosinee Indians at a home dual meet on Thursday, finishing with 102 points to Mosinee’s 35. Colby/Abby saw swimmers sweep multiple races as they dominated relays and individual events, to collect a plethora of top three results.
HE’S GONE- Dalton Feddick takes off during the Falcons game against the Royals. Feddick threw for 80-yards and one touchdown and rushed for 29 yards and one touchdown.	  	       STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
The Abbotsford Falcons and Assumption Royals traded shots in the opening minutes of the first quarter during their Cloverwood Conference match up on Friday, and a quiet murmur spread among the crowd as the game sat at 7-6.
Auburndale’s football team had a glimmer of hope in beating Edgar on Friday, following Cooper Weinfurter’s perfect 19-yard touchdown pass to Dylan Paun. To see the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
KILLING IT - Jayda Friedenfels, center, leaps into the air to strike a ball in her match with Athens on Tuesday. Abby’s net play helped the Falcons stop the ‘Jays in three sets.
The Abbotsford Falcons continue to run like a well-oiled machine, picking up a Marawood Conference victory over the Athens Bluejays at home Tuesday night.
First Sgt. Joshua Peterson embraces a folded American flag at the close of the ceremony retiring him from a 20-year career with the U.S. Marine Corps. The ceremony was held at the Flag Field Memorial in the Medford City Park. Peterson is a 1998 graduate of Rib Lake High School. During his service he conducted more than 100 combat missions in Afghanistan earning a Bronze Star for valor as well as being among the top marksmen in the military.
“I love my country. I love my family. I love my Marines.” Those were the words of First Sgt. Joshua Peterson addressing the crowd of nearly 100 people gathered at the Veterans Flag Field in the Medford City Park Saturday afternoon for his retirement ceremony.
Marathon head football coach Ryan Winkler will tell you it doesn’t matter who his Red Raiders play—their preparation and intensity remains the same. That doesn’t mean he and his players don’t take inspiration from a big win. To read the full story, please call 715-223-2342 to subscribe to The Record-Review newspaper.
CLOSE PROXIMITY - The map above, developed by Montgomery Associates, shows the location of a proposed non-metallic mine in the town of Holton, which is just north of eight Abbotsford city wells (in yellow) along the Big Eau Pleine River. Four additional wells are located to the west near the city’s water treatment plant.
Worried about its water supply, the city of Abbotsford is hoping that a Marathon County judge will invalidate a conditional-use permit granted in July for a mining operation up-river from eight city wells.
RISE UP - Colby’s Alyssa Underwood, left, and Vanessa Lopez team up to block an incoming kill from Edgar on Thursday night. Colby won in three sets and opens conference play this Thursday.               STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
The Colby Hornets moved to 4-5 on the season courtesy of a three set sweep of the Edgar Wildcats at home on Thursday. The Hornets offense and defense proved too much for Edgar, who was playing in their first match of the year.
RUN LIKE THE WIND - Abbie Hediger, right, charges up a hill during the Marathon Invite at Nine Mile Recreation Area in Rib Mountain. Sisters Isabelle, center, and Daisy Feiten, left, follow closely behind. Multiple runners improved their times as they ran new personal bests.             STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
The Abbotsford/Colby cross-country co-op journeyed to Nine Mile Recreation Area to compete in the Marathon Invite on Thursday. Multiple runners shaved minutes off their previous times to earn new personal bests on a hilly and challenging course.
Police, firefighters and EMTs are at the scene of an accident on STH 13 in Abbotsford near County Market.  Two vehicles, a car and a truck, appear to have collided while one of them was exiting the grocery store parking lot. There do no appear to be any major injuries.
NEW SRO - Officer Patrick Leichtnam introduces himself to the student body at Abbotsford’s Homecoming assembly Friday.     STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
BREAKING THE SURFACE - Sahanna Kussrow breaks through the water during the breaststroke portion of the 200-yard intermediate race. Kussrow finished second, and also added another runner-up finish in the 100-yard backstroke on Thursday’s meet with Mosinee.                STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
HE’S GONE- Dalton Feddick takes off during the Falcons game against the Royals. Feddick threw for 80-yards and one touchdown and rushed for 29 yards and one touchdown.	  	       STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
KILLING IT - Jayda Friedenfels, center, leaps into the air to strike a ball in her match with Athens on Tuesday. Abby’s net play helped the Falcons stop the ‘Jays in three sets.
First Sgt. Joshua Peterson embraces a folded American flag at the close of the ceremony retiring him from a 20-year career with the U.S. Marine Corps. The ceremony was held at the Flag Field Memorial in the Medford City Park. Peterson is a 1998 graduate of Rib Lake High School. During his service he conducted more than 100 combat missions in Afghanistan earning a Bronze Star for valor as well as being among the top marksmen in the military.
CLOSE PROXIMITY - The map above, developed by Montgomery Associates, shows the location of a proposed non-metallic mine in the town of Holton, which is just north of eight Abbotsford city wells (in yellow) along the Big Eau Pleine River. Four additional wells are located to the west near the city’s water treatment plant.
RISE UP - Colby’s Alyssa Underwood, left, and Vanessa Lopez team up to block an incoming kill from Edgar on Thursday night. Colby won in three sets and opens conference play this Thursday.               STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN
RUN LIKE THE WIND - Abbie Hediger, right, charges up a hill during the Marathon Invite at Nine Mile Recreation Area in Rib Mountain. Sisters Isabelle, center, and Daisy Feiten, left, follow closely behind. Multiple runners improved their times as they ran new personal bests.             STAFF PHOTO/ROSS PATTERMANN

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Medford running back Garret Hill gets through a hole opened by Doug Way (84), Peyton Kuhn (12) and Nick Retterath (57) and sprints to a 48-yard touchdown in the second quarter of the Raiders' 22-18 homecoming win over Antigo. Medford clinched playoff eligibility with the win and remained tied with Ashland atop the GNC at 3-0. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star News
FOOTBALL Great Northern Conference Medford 22, Antigo 18 Mosinee 42, Rhinelander 21 Lakeland 30, Merrill 18 Ashland 46, Northland Pines 6 (nc)

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