In her senior season, Amherst thrower Lauren Bird is eying the podium at the WIAA state track and field meet in her senior year. To get to the point of a potential state medalist, she had to go from seventh grade Lauren to learning the art of the shot.
Antigo girls wrestling’s newest state champion, Alexandra Hofricter, is not your average athlete who tops the podium. As one of her coaches, Jason Hohensee, puts it, “at this point, there’s no one she can’t beat.”
Sometimes it’s hard to see the bigger picture for a football program as a student-athlete. Yet, Sawyer Trevillian and the Lumberjacks seniors sacrificed their senior season to help the sophomores play.
The Wittenberg-Birnamwood offense has been electric this season, and they are led by a strong senior group. But in that senior group are two players who have made history along their run to the playoffs.