High School Tournament action began yesterday in golf, tennis and Track & Field. A number of area athletes advanced to sectional play. Baseball, softball & soccer tournaments begin late this week and early next week.
The pairings are out for the baseball playoffs which begin for D-1 teams next Tuesday and for the rest of the teams later this week...either Thursday or Friday. Here they are...
Pulaski at Wausau West
Wausau East at Rhinelander
Lakeland at Antigo
Hudson at Wisconsin Rapids
Marshfield at New Richmond
(Stevens Point, Merrill and DC Everest have first round byes)
Adams-Friendship at Nekoosa
Witt/Birn at Northland Pines
Tomahawk at Mosinee (June 1st)
Medford has a bye
Tri-County at Wild Rose
Auburndale at Amherst
Iola-Scandanavia at Edgar
Menominee Indian at Manawa
Cadott at Stratford
Neillsville at Colby (june 1)
(Marathon and Pacelli have first round byes)
Princeton at Almond-Bancroft
Rapids Assumption at Randolph
Eau Claire Immanuel at Gilman
Thorp at Granton
Spencer at Owen-Withee
Abbotsford at Prentice
Marshfield Columbus at Tigerton
Northland Lutheran at Bowler (Thursday May 27)
Elcho at White Lake
(Wausau Newman, Greenwood, Loyal, Athens, Rib Lake & Rosholt have first round byes)
Double header baseball today on Foxsports 1390 WRIG...first up Marshfield vs DC Everest...Wausau East at Stevens Point to follow
The Stanley Cup finals are set and the surprising Philadelphia Flyers will face Chicago. The Blackhawks havent won the cup since 1962.
Another long time school administrator is retiring. Jack Overgard has been the AD at DC Everest for 28 years. He won State athletic director of the year in 2002.
Songs of the Day- (From my I-pod)
I missed Bob Dylan's birthday yesterday so here are a couple of the hundreds of Dylan tunes I have.
From A Buick 6-Bob Dylan (1965) a classsic cut from "Highway 61 Revisited". It's a bluesy romp featuring Mike Bloomfield's guitar and Al Koopers organ. Some say it's about Sara Lowndes who became Mrs. Bob Dylan. Here's a live recording from 65'
Fixin-To-Die-Bob Dylan (1962) going back to Dylan's first Lp of classic folk and blues songs. This one was written by Bukka White