Here is the list of News8000’s top 10 most clicked on local sports stories. of 2013. These are the stories with the most views from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2013.
1. Two girls help save football season
When word got out the Hornets might have to cancel its season, two girls stepped up.
2. Former Cashton football player Jacob Gronemus passes away
2010 Cashton graduate Jacob Gronemus, 22, passed away on Saturday, October 5.
3. After tackling cancer, 11-year-old Nathaniel Powell returns to football
After being sidelined while undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer, Powell ripped off a run as strong as he is.
4. ‘I’ve done things other girls wish they could do’
On the first day of high school football practice in Wisconsin, West Salem’s Haley Dutton fulfilled a childhood dream.
5. After family tragedy, soccer part of healing process for Sigurdarson
Understanding a new culture is nothing to what Onalaska’s Bjarki Sigurdarson has had to try to understand about life.
6. Holmen event brings together wrestling, gymnastics teams for good cause
They’re two teams and two very different sports, but they shared a common cause.
7. Friend with down syndrome inspires Luther’s Mariah Schultz
“He’s always been there and makes me want to do well for him because he doesn’t get to do stuff like we do,” Schultz said.
8. Local 12-year-old cancer patient meets Packers
Zach Loehrl interacted with Randall Cobb and Alex Green, among others, at a private event in Tomah in May.
9. Logan HS coach to be inducted in Nat’l Hall of Fame
Longtime Logan High School Head Wrestling Coach Doug Leclair was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
10. Westby tight end runs to Level 2 after nearly losing leg
Ryan Gutenberger has a reason to be very, very thankful to be playing football.