Before 2013 .
the Onalaska girls basketball team had never won the
they've won the league two straight years.
And for the 2-nd straight year .
they're a one seed for the W-I-A-A playoffs.
Girls playoff brackets are out .
let's start in division two .
where the Hilltoppers receive a 1-st round bye.
As does two seed Central.
In the 1-st round games on Tuesday March 4-th .
Tomah heads to Holmen .
Logan hosts Sparta.
In division three .
West Salem will host Viroqua in a 12-5 matchup.
Mauston travels to Elk Mound.
The Coulee Conference champs .
Arcadia receive a two seed.
The Raiders and Aquinas Blugolds with a 1-st round
G-E-T plays at home .
B-R-F is headed to Bloomer.
Here's how strong the Coulee Conference was this season.
In division four .
Westby and Luther .
a combined 9-and-13 in conference play .
are a one and two seed respectively.
Mel-Min heads to Whitehall .
Necedah goes to Blair Taylor.
Brookwood earns a three seed and will host either
Riverdale or Boscobel.
And in division five .
Eleva-Strum earns a one seed.
They'll host Elmwood .
C-F-C heads to Gilmanton .
Lincoln hosts Plum City .
Independence hosts Alma Pepin.
Hillsboro is also a one seed.
The Tigers host Royall .
La Farge hosts Wonewoc Center .
Weston at Cashton .
New Lisbon at Bangor.
North Crawford travels to Benton while Seneca takes
on Wauzeka-Steuben in a 12-5 game.
Also in division five .
Kickapoo and De Soto travel
as 10 and 11 seeds respectively.
The MSHSL also releasing its postseason bracket.
In 1-A .
Rush-Pete is a one seed.
Houston hosts Lanesboro .
Mabel Canton hosts Wabasha Kellogg .
and Spring Grove hosts Kingsland.
And in 1-double-A .
3-seed La Crescent hosts St.
Caledonia heads to P-E-M .
and Cotter hosts Lake City.
We have a link to all these brackets on News 8000
dot com slash sports.
College conference tournaments get underway this Wednesday.
The U-W-L men are a 3-seed .
they host Oshkosh.
Winona State earns a two-seed in the south.
They host the 7-seed from the north .
The Warriors could've earned a share of the conference
but were upset at home by Augustana last night.
So they enter the postseason on somewhat of a sour
Masberg Put this behind us.
Go back to practice Monday, Tuesday, come out Wednesday
ready to go and hopefully win that win and move forward
and gotta win out from here.
Bambenek Like coach kind of said to us, there's bigger
and better things out there.
We're a good team.
We feel like we can play with anybody.
We just gotta show up this weekend in the conference
As you saw earlier .
some of the best skiers not in Sochi .
are in La Crosse.
Minneapolis native Michael Ankeny
Began skiing at age nine.
He won a junior race at age ten and earned a spot
on the U-S Development team.
he's a U-S Championships medalist and world cup starter.
But after battling some injuries .
he narrowly missed qualifying for Sochi.
He's not the 1-st skier to hope a trip to Mt.
La Crosse helps lead to a trip to the next Olympics.
This hill is one of the best in the Central Region,
for sure and whenever I bring my teammates back, they
come here and they're like, oh, this is legit, for
Nolan Kasper was here two years ago and then yesterday,
in the slalom in the olympics, he was 13th so it's
cool to see the amount of talent that comes back through