The Hodags won their final three matches Saturday and took fifth place in the Phillips Invite. After losing to Ashland and Lakeland, the Hodags defeated Elcho to end pool play and then beat Chequamegon and Elcho again to take the consolation bracket of the eight-team meet.
RHS boys take third
The Hodags placed five runners in the top 15 as they edged out Tomahawk and Marathon for the top spot in the Three Lakes Invite at Big Stone Golf Course.
Rhinelander wound up third on the day at the GNC tournament and finished the conference season in third place overall.
The Rhinelander High School football team could not keep with Mosinee’s big play attack on Friday night. Keagan Jirschele scored three touchdowns, Wyatt Harris rushed for two more and the defending GNC champions shut out the Hodags 42-0 in Mosinee.
Hodags’ mettle to be tested in tough stretch
Rhinelander Hodags are trying to pick themselves off the canvas following a 24-0 loss to Antigo last week in the 89th Bell Game. But rebound games don’t come much tougher than this as the Hodags travel tonight to face defending GNC-champion Mosinee in its Homecoming game.
Barring a miracle, the Rhinelander High School girls’ tennis team’s run of dominance in the Great Northern Conference was set to come to an end Thursday.
Hodag volleyball sweeps Northland Pines, picks up first conference win since 2017
The RHS volleyball team's 62-match GNC losing streak finally came to an end Tuesday night as the Hodags out-dueled Northland Pines 25-22, 25-23, 25-23 at the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium.
Matthew King’s header goal in the 76th minute saved the Hodags from their fourth straight draw and propelled Rhinelander to a 1-0 victory over Northland Pines in Great Northern Conference play Thursday in Eagle River.
The Rhinelander High School girls’ tennis team kept within shouting distance of another Great Northern Conference title entering the final week of the regular season but the Hodags will need a strong effort to lock up their 12th conference title in 14 years.
The Hodags dropped two more matches as they were swept by both Medford at Tomahawk during the first GNC tournament of the season Saturday at Sheldon Fieldhouse in Antigo.