Mr. Johnson named “coach of the year”

Stewart Mccallum, Campus Editor

February 12, 2015

Friday, Jan. 9, Mr. Johnson, the girls cross country coach, was honored as the girls’ cross country coach of the year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. This was because of the Memorial girls’...

Girls Varsity Basketball update

Hanna Kaufman, Reporter

February 11, 2015

After a loss to Eden Prairie, 59 to 40, Friday, Jan. 30, the Old Abes also lost to Chippewa Falls, Tuesday, Feb. 3 with a final score of 49 to 46. This put the team at 11-6. After the loss at Chippewa Falls, the team hosted...

Girls Varsity Basketball Winter break update

Hanna Kaufman, and Austin Giedd, Reporter and Editor respectively

February 6, 2015

During the two weeks of winter break, the Girls Varsity basketball team played four games. Friday, Dec. 19, the undefeated Old Abes hosted the also undefeated Chippewa Falls. Unfortunately for the Old Abes their winning streak cam...

Memorial Boys Swim Defeats Chippewa Falls

Carl Ronnander, Assistant Sports Editor

February 6, 2015

Thursday, Dec. 18, the Memorial boys’ swim team beat Chippewa Falls 131-39, improving their record to 3-0 in conference dual meets. A Memorial swimmer,or team, in the event of a relay) finished first in all 11 events of the...

Girl’s hockey season is underway

Chris Dominski, Sports Editor

January 18, 2015

The 2014/2015 hockey season has started for the Eau Claire Area (ECA) Stars. The team is comprised of 15 girls from Memorial, North, and Altoona high schools. Memorial team members include: #1 Miranda Bestul, 11; #7...

Dance Team got great results and awards at their first competition

Lisa Michajlova, International Editor

December 19, 2014

Saturday, Dec. 6 the Memorial Dance Team took part in their first winter competition in Menomonie. It is called the “Holiday classic competition” and is open for either school or studio dance teams. You can compete in three...

Memorial vs. Mondovi, a surprising loss for the Wrestling Team

Caterina Fromm, co-editor

December 19, 2014

Memorial’s wrestling team suffered a surprising loss Dec. 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. against Mondovi. Mondovi won 42 to 36. As you watched the match it soon become apparent that Mondovi had skills; they were beating everyone they...

Varsity Volleyball finishes best season since 2001

Chris Dominski, Sports Editor

November 17, 2014

Memorial High School’s Varsity Girls’ Volleyball team went into the playoffs seeded number one in sectionals after winning the Big Rivers Conference (BRC) title. The girls lost to Merrill 26-24; 25-20; 21-25; 24-26; and,...

Tennis finishes another winning season

Sophie Paffel, Co-Editor

November 14, 2014

These are some of the tennis season highlights this year. The team finished the year with a 23-2 record, having lost two times to Arrowhead Union High School in Hartland, Wisc. Arrowhead went on to win the state championship....

Memorial taken out of playoffs by Appleton

Dominic Yates, Reporter

November 14, 2014

Friday, Oct. 24, the Memorial Varsity football team lost to the Appleton Varsity football team in Appleton, 44-14, thus ending their football season. Fans for both teams were dressed warmly and hopes were high.  Appleton scored...