The Grantsburg Pirates fell in a close gridiron contest to conference rival Unity on Friday, Oct. 15, by a final score of 26-20, ending their regular season and leaving them with a 5-2 conference record as they prepare for level one playoff action this Friday on the road.

One of the final West Lakeland Conference volleyball matches of the regular season took place on Thursday Oct. 14th at Webster, as the Webster Tigers hosted the Siren Dragons for a conference match. 

The WIAA playoff season has begun in all the Fall sports, with conference cross-country last week, and continued action this coming weekend in Phillips for the local distance runners.

Local Webster and Grantsburg Cross-Country runners enjoyed a perfect day for the Lakeland Conference meet on Tuesday, Oct. 12 in Clear Lake. It was an especially good day for the Pirate runners, as the Grantsburg boys and the Grantsburg girls both brought home championship trophies. In total…

The Siren Dragons stumbled on Friday, Oct. 8 against conference rival the Clayton Bears in 8-player football. The final score was 41-12, and the Dragons had a hard tiem gaingin any yardage on the ground against the Bears, who held Siren to just 50 yards on 25 carries.

Youth in grades 5 and 6 from Frederic, Grantsburg and the Webster school districts competed in a flag football league this fall. The games were held over a three-week span in all three towns.

Siren libero Anna Berger has been one of the steady players for the Siren Dragons this year, shown here making a nice return on a Pirate serve.

Siren southpaw senior Morgan Shetler has one of the best serves in the Lakeland Conference, which she used well against conference rival Unity last week at home. The Dragons made the Eagles work hard for a win.

The Grantsburg Pirates continue to dominate against some of their West Lakeland Conference rivals, putting on a solid show last week against the Frederic Vikings. Here Pirate freshman Whitney Myers (#21) sets up teammate Sidney Gronski for a kill.

The Webster Tigers hosted the Unity Eagles for a Conference Matchup on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Unity is currently in first place in the West Lakeland Conference with a 11-0 record and 5-0 in Conference play. Webster is in third place with a 16-7 record and 4-2 in conference play. 

The Grantsburg Pirates were in fine gridiron form on Friday, Oct. 8 for their Homecoming match with Rib Lake/Prentice, winning in a dramatic offensive display, 52-6, and highlighting the win with some solid play on both sides of the line and in the air.

The Grantsburg girls golf team is without conference support of any kind but they made sure to make their marks and were able to compete in real, live regional and sectional tournaments in recent days, and competed both as individuals and as a team. They were able to take part in Regional an…

The Webster Tigers football squad traveled to Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday, Oct. 9 for a non-conference match with the Assumption High School Royals. The Royals were coming off consecutive wins and had a 4-3 record on the year. The Tigers came into the game with a 3-4 record, having won the …

The Siren Dragons had a hard time scoring against the Luck Cardinals, but they were able to wear them down, on occasion, and  had some solid gains against their Lakeland Conference foes’ defense.  

The Grantsburg Pirates were handed a forfeit win on Friday. Oct. 1, supposed to play Lake Holcombe/Cornell, but instead they traveled to Marathon, where they had a solid night against the home squad, where they won, 40-0.

The Webster Tigers girls volleyball squad hosted West Lakeland Conference rivals the Frederic Vikings on Thursday Sept. 30 in a crucial conference matchup. Frederic came into the contest with a 4-5 record on the season. The Vikings game the previous Tuesday versus the Unity Eagles ended in a…

The Siren Dragons hosted the always tough Luck Cardinals in 8-player football on Friday, Oct. 2, in a Lakeland Conference rivalry, in what promised to be an interesting battle, with both squads showing strong prowess this season, on both sides of the line, and showing they are among two of t…

The Grantsburg Pirate girls had a lot going on as they hosted conference rival Siren on Thursday, Sept. 30. They had a supportive group wearing pink in honor of a school staffer recovering from cancer, who also has a freshman player on the squad. They also honored players and parents on Pare…

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The Webster Tigers hosted the Ladysmith Lumberjacks for a Lakeland Conference matchup on Friday, Oct. 2. The Tigers came into the game with a 2-4 record on the year and have lost their last three games. The Ladysmith Lumberjacks came into the game with an 0-6 record on the year, narrowly los…

Conference volleyball came to Siren on Tuesday, Sept. 2, as the Siren Dragons hosted the Webster Tigers for a West Lakeland Conference matchup. Siren came into the game with an 0-5 record on the season and Webster came into the game with a 10-4 record on the year.  

The Pirate’s volleyball squad was able to defeat the Luck Cardinals, 3-0, last Tuesday night. This gives them an overall standing of 13-6 and 4-1 in the Lakeland Conference. 

The Siren Dragons 8-player football squad has been charging through many of their opponents this season, and last Friday was no exception, as they mounted a victorious crusade at home during Homecoming week to beat the visiting Prairie Farm Panthers, 42-20.

A highly anticipated conference match-up between the Grantsburg Pirates and Webster Tigers turned out to live up to the hype, at least for the visiting Tigers. 

There will be a new head coach for the Webster Tigers baseball team next spring, as celebrated former Major Leaguer Jarrod Washburn announced this week that he would not be returning next year.

The Grantsburg Pirates had little trouble handling Ladysmith on Friday, Sept. 17 on the road, winning 28-6 in dominating fashion, not allowing a Ladysmith score until the final quarter of the game.

The Grantsburg Pirates  volleyball team has been quite busy in recent weeks, competing in tourneys and conference matches, including hosting this contest at home last Thursday, Sept. 16 against Unity, which went the Eagles’ way in four sets. Grantsburg senior Cate Lee is seen her with a serv…

Osceola High School hosted an invitational cross-country meet on Saturday, Sept. 18, and while the local Chieftain boys excelled and won their half, the teams from Webster and Grantsburg also added their efforts to the mix, with the Pirate boys placing second overall and the Tiger boys placi…

The Grantsburg Pirates volleyball squad made a recovery after being down and won three straight sets over the hosting Webster Tigers on Tuesday, Sept. 14., taking the match and maintaining a perfect conference record with the win, as the Tigers hosted the Pirates for their first Lakeland Con…

The Siren Dragons hosted the Frederic Vikings volleyball squad last Thursday, Sept. 16, and while the matches were quite close, the visiting Vikings came out on top in the end, winning 3-1 in West Lakeland Conference play.

The Siren Dragons used a mixed bag of passing and rushing to sink the Shell Lake Lakers, 32-6 in 8-player football at Shell lake on Friday, Sept. 17.

The Webster Tigers played host Friday, Sept. 17 to the formidable Hurley Northstars for a Lakeland Conference matchup. The Northstars came into the game with a 4-0 record on the season and a 2-0 conference record after big wins the last few weeks versus Ladysmith and Grantsburg, winning by a…

Hunter Witter Tiedt (age 8) of Webster attends Webster Elementary School and is in the 3rd grade.  He shot his first ever bear the evening of Sept. 15, with the help of his grandpa (Phil Hoss). He made a perfect shot and the bear dropped 25 yards away. He was featured a few years back for sh…

The Grantsburg Pirates football squad were initially slated to take on the Flambeau Falcons, but had to find a new opponent when the Falcons had to forfeit, giving the Pirates a 2-0 victory. 

The Webster Tigers volleyball squad hosted Boyceville and Cumberland on Tuesday, Sept. 7 for a triangular, that was also their first volleyball action at home this season. 

The Pirate volleyball squad was busy in the last week, hosting the Frederic Vikings on Thursday, Sept 9, and winning in three, 25-14, 25-13 and 25-11, bringing their record to 7-4 overall.

The Siren Dragons were without an opponent last Friday, until recently, when they traveled to Elcho/White Lake, where they found an 8-player opponent in the Wolverines.

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The Webster Tigers traveled to Unity for a Lakeland Conference football match on Friday, Sept. 10. The Unity Eagles were undefeated so far this season with a 2-0 record, with those first two wins coming on the road against Amery and Ladysmith. 

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The Webster Tigers hosted the seventh annual James Muus Invitational cross-country meet last Tuesday, Sept. 7 at the Sand Greens Country Club, and the runners were treated to a great day on the course, with the Grantsburg Pirate girls and boys teams taking the overall team competition, and s…

The Webster Tiger's went on the road last Friday September 3rd to play the Prentice/Rib Lake Buccaneers to open conference play.  The Buccaneers started their season 1 and 0 on the season having beat Kingdom Prep Lutheran 12-0 to open their season. Their game last Friday against Northern Pin…

The Grantsbrug Pirates cross-country team continues to make strong showings at local meets, as the boys squad placed first at last week’s meet in Spooner. The Pirate girls were able to stand still long enough for a group photo after the meet. Pictured (L to R): Alexis Slater, Hailea Rombach,…

The Siren Dragons football team had little trouble securing a victory over the visiting Cornell squad last Thursday, Sept. 2, as the Dragons emerged victorious, 49-21, in a solid victory that had the Siren offense racking up nearly 500 yards in a combined ground and air effort.

The Grantsburg Pirates and Siren Dragons volleyball squad opened Lakeland Conference play on Thursday, Sept. 2 in Siren, where the two rivals played in what turned into an interesting contest, with the Pirate girls using a strong serving attack and steady returns to keep the hosting Dragons …

The Webster Tiger volleyball squad opened their 2021 conference play with a road victory over Frederic’s Vikings on Thursday, Sept. 2, with the Tigers dominating the Vikings, at times, and rolling up two quick set victories, 25-10 and 1 25-3 before the Frederic girls responded with a solid t…

The Grantsburg Pirates had a hard time containing a full force ground game from visiting Lakeland Conference rivals the Hurley North Stars on Friday, Sept. 3, who amassed nearly 500 yards of rushing against the Pirate defense in a 48-14 Hurley win.

The Siren Dragons football squad scored 32 first quarter points to assure a victory on the road against Winter/Birchwood on Friday Aug. 27 at Winter High School in 8-player football, ending up winning by a 57-16 final, as the Dragons start their season with real verve.

The Pirate boys were also well represented at last week’s cross-country meet in Grantsburg, which  they were able to complete before heavy rains quenched the grounds across the region.  

The Grantsburg Pirates football squad returned to the win category last week with a hard fought victory over the neighboring St. Croix Falls Saints last Friday, Aug. 27 in Grantsburg.

The Grantsburg Pirates hosted their season-opening cross-country meet on  Thursday, Aug. 26 at the Grantsburg Municipal Golf Course, and the girls made a strong showing as the host team.

The Webster Tigers got back in the winning column this past Friday night, Aug. 27, after winning their home opener against the Clear Lake Warriors, 28-to-6. Clear Lake was coming off a win the previous Friday over Cameron, 20-to-6. The Warriors won that game by passing the ball only once but…

The Webster Tigers opened their 2021 season on the road with a non-conference matchup at Turtle Lake on Friday, Aug. 20. The contest was fairly close throughout most of the game with the Turtle Lake Lakers scoring early on and then adding a two-point conversion, giving them and 8-to-nothing …