• Another shot at state
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:00 PM
    PEARL CITY–The Eastland Cougars had no intention of letting Galena stroll through a sectional final, but the Pirates have had a singular focus this season and this game was another test of what the Pirates are going to need to take it all the way.
  • Galena moves forward as a team
    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:58 PM
    PEARL CITY–The Pirates had met the Freeport Aquin Bulldogs once before this season, defeating them 46-26 on Feb. 4 in tournament play. 
  • Galena defeats Stockton
    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:55 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirates are playing with some late season focus and took care of another conference foe by defeating the Stockton Blackhawks on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 3:52 PM
  • Conference champs!
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:10 PM
    HANOVER–Galena’s fourth regional title came with a win over Pearl City on Friday, Feb. 10.
  • How they got there: Galena’s run through regionals
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:06 PM
    HANOVER–Both Galena and Pearl City defeated teams they are both familiar with to advance to the regional finals with Galena defeating host team River Ridge-Scales Mound and Pearl City defeating Stockton.
  • Pirates topple the Warriors
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:03 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque athletic program is walking tall right now as both boys and girls teams finish off a terrific season.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:59 PM
  • Firing on all cylinders
    Monday, February 06, 2017 4:44 PM
    GALENA–The 4-4 Pirates took on the 4-5 Wildcats on Thursday, Feb. 2 as these two teams know every win goes towards a better seed for regionals.
  • Plenty in the tank
    Monday, February 06, 2017 4:39 PM
    HANOVER–As the regular season winds to a close and regional competition commences this week, the number one seeded Galena Pirates faced the number 10 seeded River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats (RRSM) in their final regular season meeting before the post season.
  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:36 PM
  • Homecoming Spirit
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:19 PM
    SCALES MOUND–A Scales Mound homecoming game may appear to anyone on the street as a St. Patrick’s Day parade, but make no mistake: this is Hornet Green, and Scales Mound fans take their homecoming seriously.
  • Big Numbers
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:14 PM
    As the girls basketball season heads towards a close and an opening of regional play, the Galena Pirates finished up a week with big numbers as they continue playing some of their strongest basketball of the season.
  • Furlong reaches another milestone
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:13 PM
  • Winter signs letter of intent with Milwaukee School of Engineering
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:11 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound High School senior Erin Winter has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). 
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 5:10 PM
    GALENA–Chestnut Mountain ski resort will host Andy Parry and the Newschoolers Tell A Friend Tour (TAFT) on Feb. 4-5.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 5:07 PM
  • Pirates girls rout Panthers
    Monday, January 23, 2017 4:34 PM
    GALENA–Friday was the beginning of a long weekend of play between the towns of Galena and Lena-Winslow.
  • Monday, January 23, 2017 4:31 PM
  • Galena 66, West Carroll 27
    Monday, January 16, 2017 3:57 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Pirates girls basketball team moved to 14-1 on the season and 7-0 in conference after defeating the West Carroll Thunder on Thursday, Jan 12.

  • Warriors roll on
    Monday, January 16, 2017 3:55 PM
    HANOVER–Despite East Dubuque’s varsity squad only having three seniors in Natalie Timmerman, Brooke Harbaugh and Payton Duster, it’s becoming apparent that the Warriors’ basketball program is right on track as both boys and girls programs continue to succeed in conference play. 
  • Pirates pull together
    Monday, January 16, 2017 3:53 PM
  • Monday, January 16, 2017 3:51 PM

    The much-anticipated match up between the Galena Pirates and the Lena-Winslow Panthers at Chicago’s United Center on Saturday, Jan. 21 is soon approaching.

  • Monday, January 16, 2017 3:47 PM
  • Let’s go racing
    Monday, January 16, 2017 3:43 PM

    GALENA–The first race of the 2017 Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa Junior Alpine Racing Association (WIJARA) took place at Chestnut Mountain over the weekend of Jan. 7-8.

  • Holding on to perfect
    Monday, January 09, 2017 6:09 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Warriors defeated the River Ridge Wildcats on Tuesday, Jan. 3 in one of the closer games both teams have played this season.

  • The Hornets find a way
    Monday, January 09, 2017 6:06 PM
    GALENA–The Galena varsity girls team had their hands full with a Richland Center team that played press from the beginning and handed the Pirates their first loss of the season on Saturday, Jan. 6.
  • Monday, January 09, 2017 6:02 PM
  • The Pirates keep working
    Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:18 AM
    GALENA–While area schools were on break, the Galena Pirates weren’t about to go on vacation as they continued working on wins at the annual Eastland Holiday Tournament in Lanark on Wednesday, Dec. 28.
  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:16 AM

    GALENA–The Dubuque Courtside Cuties granny basketball team will be competing Monday, Jan. 9 at 7:30 pm at halftime of the Galena varsity girls basketball game vs. Warren.

  • A perfect record for the holidays
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:09 AM

    GALENA–It’s the holiday season and the Galena varsity girls are celebrating a perfect record of 11-0 (5-0 in conference) after defeating their regional rival, the East Dubuque Warriors, on Thursday, Dec. 22.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:07 AM
  • Keeping up the pressure
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:04 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirates defeated the Warren Warriors at home on Tuesday, Dec. 20. 
  • Still going strong
    Monday, December 19, 2016 4:00 PM

    GALENA–It’s coming as no surprise to Pirates fans that the Galena varsity girls squad has jumped out to a 9-0 record as of Friday, Dec. 15.

  • The Warriors winning ways
    Monday, December 19, 2016 3:56 PM
    MOUNT CARROLL–The East Dubuque Warriors came in to Thursday, Dec. 15th’s game a clear favorite against the Erie Cardinals in the Route 84 Holiday Tournament.
  • Monday, December 19, 2016 3:51 PM
  • Lights Out
    Monday, December 12, 2016 5:04 PM
    GALENA–Tuesday’s home opener for the Galena Pirates boys basketball team had all the earmarks of the beginning of an exciting season as the team celebrated Dalton Bauer’s victory over cancer with a “Black Out Cancer” pre-game celebration including black uniforms and team introductions under spotlight.
  • The Wildcats get back on track
    Monday, December 12, 2016 5:01 PM

    HANOVER–After dropping their last three games, the River Ridge Wildcats got back on track by defeating the West Carroll Thunder on Thursday, Dec. 8.

  • Monday, December 12, 2016 4:54 PM
  • Pirates continue tradition of accepting challenges
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:05 PM

    Galena Pirates head coach Scott Schaber has kept busy in the off season preparing for his third year with Galena bringing a 16-14 record from last season.

  • Warriors continue to  improve every day
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:04 PM
    East Dubuque head coach Eric Miller enters his ninth year of coaching the Warriors who finished the 2015-2016 season with a record of 22-9.
  • Warren returns five seniors
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:03 PM

    The Warren Warriors introduce Brad Dunlap as head coach for his first year guiding the Warriors.

  • Wildcats stress flexibility and adjustment
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:01 PM

    Coach Shean Albrecht returns for his 13th year at the helm of River Ridge basketball carrying a 193-145 career record and a 19-9 record from 2015 as well as a number 1 seed going into regionals at the end of last season.

  • Blackhawks hope to be consistent playmakers
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:59 AM
    The Stockton Blackhawks begin their third year with coach John Hammann after a 13-19 2015 record.
  • The Hornets continue developing talent
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:58 AM

    The Hornets finished last season at 5-8 in conference, good enough for a sixth place finish, but coach Erik Kudronowicz, in his 11th year, has every reason to be optimistic.

  • Southwestern strives to overcome limitations
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:56 AM

    Coach Clinton Nemitz takes on his fourth year of coaching the Wildcats, coming off a 14-11 record in 2015 alongside assistant coaches Blake Martin, Dave Wills and Matt Tranel.

  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:51 AM
  • Pirates pursue the ultimate goal
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:20 PM
    Galena coach Jamie Watson returns for his seventh year as coach for the Pirates bringing a terrific 28-3 record from 2015 and trophy case of accolades for his team including a regional championship and the team’s first sectional championship in three decades.
  • East Dubuque hopes to up the tempo
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:17 PM

    The East Dubuque girls basketball team comes in to 2016 after a 15-12 season in 2015 to begin coach Jared Deutsch’s sixth year leading the Warriors.

  • Wildcats return a core of hard workers
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:16 PM
    The River Ridge-Scales Mound (RRSM) Wildcats return for the 2016 record after posting a 6-6 conference record and 10-18 record overall from 2015 for a 5th place finish in the NUIC West division.
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