The 2022-2023 girls basketball campaign has officially begun, as Grantsburg, Webster and Sirens’ girls started their regular basketball season last week with non-conference games, mostly on the road.

After a spectacular regular season that put them atop their conference, followed by two huge playoff wins at home, the Grantsburg Pirates football squad finally ended their 2022 campaign last Friday in Level 3 of the WIAA Division 6 playoffs, where they fell to Stratford by a final score of 27-7.

The undefeated Siren Dragons eight-player football squad finally had their first loss of the season last Friday, Nov. 4 on the road in Chippewa Falls for the WIAA Level 3 playoff contest against Wausau Newman Catholic.

The Grantsburg Pirates football squad continued their winning playoff run in the WIAA Division 6 playoffs last Friday with a dominating win over the Unity Eagles, 35-21.

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The Siren Dragons continued their undefeated ways in 8-player football, as they downed a talented Clayton squad in the Dragon’s Lair on Friday, Oct. 28, winning by a 38-19 final to advance on to one step short of the State Finals. 

The top-seeded Siren Dragons eight-player football squad continued their undefeated ways in the first round of the Level 1 playoffs at home against Northwood/Solon Springs. Siren finished the regular season with a perfect, 8-0 record, and 4-0 in conference play in Eight Player competition, e…

The top-seeded Grantsburg Pirates football squad stayed on focus and had little problem with their first-round match-up in the Division 6, Level 1 playoff action at home against Cameron on Friday, Oct. 1. 

The Siren Dragons finished their 8-player football regular season winning ways with a high scoring victory over undefeated Shell Lake last Friday on the road, ensuring a conference title, a top seed and home games to start the WIAA playoffs, which start this Friday.

The Webster Tigers visited the Hurley North Stars last Friday, Oct. 14th for a Lakeland Conference matchup and also the last regular season game for both teams. The Tigers needed a conference win to secure a playoff spot and against a solid Hurley team it wasn’t gonna be easy. To start the g…

The Grantsburg Pirates football squad ended their regular season with a dominating, 37-14 win over Ladysmith on Friday, Oct. 14 at home, giving them a perfect conference record at 6-0, and an overall record of 8-2 as they enter Level 1 playoff time.

On the first day of the youth hunt on Saturday, Oct. 8 around 5:30 p.m., 12-year-old Nate Chute bagged a nice eight-point buck. Chute is a Grantsburg resident and was able to hunt this deer off his family’s property.

Congratulations to Ross Tollander of Webster, who got a Hole in One on Sept. 15, at Fox Run Golf Course (Webster).  Tollander used a 6-iron on the 190-yard hole #3 on the Regulation Course.

The Burnett-Polk County Flag Football League wrapped up this Saturday in Grantsburg.  The league consisted of eight 5th and 6th grade teams from Grantsburg, Frederic and Webster.  Grantsburg “Black” took home the title this season defeating Webster “Orange” in the Championship. Pictured: Fro…

The Grantsburg girls golf team finished up their 2022 season on Monday, Oct. 3 with sectional play in Solon Springs at Hidden Greens North in Division 2, coming off the heels of the Regional play last week in Osceola. 

“We had a great weekend of volleyball this past weekend!” Webster head volleyball coach Stef Janssen said. “The Webster varsity girls went 5-0 at the Amery tournament including a huge victory over Unity.” 

The Siren Dragons eight-person football squad continued their dominating ways on Friday with a solid victory over neighboring Frederic, winning decisively by a 46-0 final.

The Grantsburg Pirates volleyball squad started slow but gained momentum last Tuesday, Sept. 27 on the road in Siren, where they downed the hosting Dragons by a 3-0 set score.

The Grantsburg Varsity softball team is going to have a great opportunity for team building as well as skill building come mid-March of 2023 when they take a trip to Florida to play some Floridian teams. 

The Grantsburg Pirates were on the road against Ladysmith last Friday, Sept. 9 in a West Lakeland Conference match that went all the Pirates way, on both sides of the line of scrimmage.

After a difficult start to the season, the Webster Tiger football squad has a much earned “W” in the column on their side. Friday, Sept. 9th the Rib Lake-Prentice Hawks visited the Tigers for a West Lakeland Conference game. Both teams came into the game still looking for their first win aft…

Grantsburg girls go undefeated in Shell Lake invite win. The Pirates ended up sweeping every squad they faced last weekend in Shell Lake, beating Spooner, 2-0, Drummond 2-0, Shell Lake 2-0 and then sweeping Phillips by the same 2-0 match score to win the invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10. 

The Grantsburg Pirates football squad started strong at home against the visiting Hurley Northstars, but they could not keep their lead and ended up falling by a 38-35 final score on Friday, Sept. 2.

The Webster Tigers football squad traveled east to Merrill last Friday, Sept. 2 for a non-conference football game versus Kingdom Prep Lutheran (KPL) High School out of Milwaukee. The game was played at a neutral site at the Merrill High School Field as both teams traveled three-plus hours t…

The Grantsburg Pirates volleyball squad opened their 2022 West Lakeland Conference campaign with a resounding victory on the road in Frederic on Thursday, Sept. 1.  

The Webster Tiger’s volleyball team hosted the Unity Eagles on Thursday, Sept. 1 for a West Lakeland Conference matchup. Last season Unity won the West Lakeland Conference championship and made a trip to the State tournament, so it was poised to be a tough matchup for Webster, which it was.  

The Siren Dragons eight-player football squad continued to dominate on the gridiron last Friday, Sept. 2, as they went on the road against Mellen and stunned the hometown crowd with a resounding victory, winning by a 66-34 margin that included no less than 54 first quarter Siren points.

The Grantsburg Pirates were on the road last Friday, Aug. 26 to St. Croix Falls for a non-conference football match with the Saints, and the fans definitely got their money’s worth, as the Pirates came very, very close but fell by a 44-41 final score that came down to the final minutes.

The Siren Dragons opened their 2022 eight-person football campaign at Siren on Friday, Aug. 26, where they hosted the cooperative squad from Chequamegon/Butternut/Mercer.

The Webster Tigers traveled to Clear Lake last Friday, Aug. 26, to take on the Warriors for a non-conference football game. The last time these two teams played Webster won, 28-6, last season.   

The Webster Tigers and the Siren Dragons met in a scrimmage on Monday, Aug. 22 in Webster, and while no scores were available, it did give fans a chance to see how the two squads compare and how they are prepared for actual West Lakeland competition, set to start in a few days. 

The football season is officially underway. Last Friday, Aug. 19 the Webster Tigers football team hosted the Turtle Lake Lakers for a non-conference game to open the 2022 football season. The game didn't start out as well as the Tigers had hoped against a very solid Turtle Lake squad. In the…

The Grantsburg Pirates football squad opened up the 2022 season with a 17-16 win over the Amery Warriors on the road last Friday, Aug. 19.

“The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin (GCAW)” is pleased to announce that Justin Johnson, William D. Johnson and Alfred Flatten of Webster High school are 2022 Academic-All State honorees. Students are submitted by GCAW coaches if they meet the following criteria:  1) A cumulative GPA o…

Grantsburg School District superintendent Josh Watt outlined his pride in not just the recent WIAA Division 4 State championship by the Pirate girls fastpitch softball team, but also noting the people behind the scenes and the other athletes and coaches who have distilled so much pride in Gr…

A local family has a very close connection to a talented young woman who could be called the best gymnast in Minnesota. Lily Pederson of White Bear Lake is going to be a junior this fall, and she continues to make waves in state and regional gymnastics. 

The WBCA’s Northwest District, which includes the Big Rivers, Cloverbelt-West, Dunn-Saint Croix, Heart O’ North, Indianhead, Lake Superior, Lakeland East, Lakeland West, Middle Border Conferences, announces their All-District Teams.

With the boy’s high school golf season in the rearview mirror, Grantsburg boys golf head coach John Addison outlined the highs, surprises and successes of the 2022 season: 

The 2022 Grantsburg Pirate baseball team may have finished their regular season and playoff run, but they had one last chance for a full team photo. The Pirates lose just three seniors to graduation, but have plenty of talent for next year. 

Grantsburg baseball head coach Pete Johnson weighed-in on his baseball team’s 2022 campaign, which ended recently with a Sectional playoff loss in St. Croix Falls.