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  • Pirates feel Panther bite
    Monday, April 23, 2018 3:31 PM
    GALENA–The base paths were crowded for both offenses in a high-scoring game where Lena-Winslow came out on top against Pirates, 9-6 on Tuesday, April 12.
  • Galena, Le-Win in high-scoring battles
    Monday, April 23, 2018 3:28 PM
    GALENA–The Lena-Winslow Panthers defeated the Galena Pirates in a chilly April match-up Tuesday, April 17.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 3:26 PM
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Lisi Ludwig
    Monday, April 23, 2018 3:22 PM
    Senior journalist Lisi Ludwig is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:49 AM
    GALENA–Galena dropped two games last week to West Carroll, both 11-1.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:46 AM
    GALENA–A dynamite first inning propelled the Pirates into a victory over West Carroll at home Tuesday, April 11, 15-10.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:43 AM
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Emma Eaton
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:39 AM
    Senior softball player Emma Eaton is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:39 AM
    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound FFA will host its second annual 5K color run/walk, Saturday, April 21 to support area food pantries, at Scales Mound Town Park on Washington Street at 7:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:38 AM
    STOCKTON–Are you super crazy to cheer on your super team?
  • Pirates dominate Wildcats
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9:37 AM
    GALENA–Despite a curve ball from Mother Nature that cancelled most of last week’s baseball and softball action, the Galena Pirates managed to pick up their first win in the early part of the week, defeating the Southwestern Wildcats on Monday, April 2.
  • Platteville tops Galena
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9:34 AM
    GALENA–Despite a 2-0 start to this young season, the Galena Pirates couldn’t string together the hits and fell to the Platteville Hillmen on Monday, April 2.
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Cameron Gelinas
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9:30 AM
    Senior baseball player Cameron Gelinas is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week, sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9:28 AM
  • Wolves elude capture
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018 10:07 AM
  • Beware of Bulldogs
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018 10:02 AM
    HANOVER–After starting the season with two resounding shutout wins against Galena, the River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats fell to the Freeport Aquin Bulldogs on Monday, March 26.
  • Tuesday, April 03, 2018 9:57 AM
  • Free throw shooters
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018 9:53 AM
    ROCKFORD–On Sunday, March 18, Galena’s Brady Schemehorn, Kaden Duerr and Madeline Ries competed in the regional Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship at Holy Family School’s Meilinger Center.
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Evan Kruse
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018 9:47 AM
    Junior baseball player Evan Kruse is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Leader of the track
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018 9:45 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–On Friday, March 16 at the University of Dubuque Girls’ High School Indoor Classic, River Ridge senior Paige Christopher took first place in the long jump with a meet record distance of 17 feet 8 inches.
  • Breakout!
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:06 AM
    It’s a hard thing to imagine, but there are seniors on the Galena softball team that have never seen a win in their high school softball experience.
  • Fired up Warriors
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:04 AM
  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Hannah Wubben
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:57 AM
    Softball player Hannah Wubben is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Warriors celebrate successful season
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:48 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE– At the end of every season, a team is able to take the time to reflect back on the shortcomings or accomplishments that they had throughout the season.
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Evelyn Larson
    Monday, March 19, 2018 4:41 PM
    Junior Evelyn Larson is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Bonnet competes in USSA Nationals
    Monday, March 19, 2018 4:39 PM
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.–On Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, Isabella Bonnet of Galena competed in the USSA U14 Championships at Steamboat Ski Resort.
  • Monday, March 12, 2018 7:45 PM
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis.–It was a great weekend for Southwestern-Cuba City-Benton gymnastics as the program was honored on Thursday, March 1 at the Wisconsin State Gymnastics Coaches Association Banquet.
  • Shooting Comets
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018 9:36 AM
    LANARK–In the highly anticipated sectional championship game, the defending champion East Dubuque Warriors came up short and fell to the Sterling Newman Comets on Friday, March 2.
  • Down go the ‘Cats
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018 9:35 AM
    LANARK–The River Ridge Wildcats’ season came to an end after falling to Sterling Newman on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Samantha Anderson, Tori Skinner, Isaac Pulido and John O’Shea
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018 9:33 AM
    This week, four senior members in the music department are our Pirate Competitors of the Week, sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Local racers medal at USSA race
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018 9:31 AM
    GALENA–Twin sisters Karina and Kiera Bonnet placed first and second, respectively, in the women’s U-8 Class of the USSA giant slalom races held recently at Chestnut Mountain on the weekend of Feb. 10-11.
  • Wildcats roll over Panthers
    Monday, February 26, 2018 4:27 PM
    DAKOTA–If the River Ridge Wildcats were feeling any pressure going in to their regional final against the Lena-Winslow Panthers on Friday, Feb. 23, they weren’t showing it.
  • East Dubuque wins regional title
    Monday, February 26, 2018 4:24 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Warriors used suffocating defense to beat the Pearl City Wolves, 52-37, to claim the regional title on Friday, Feb. 23.
  • Blackhawks fall  in state final
    Monday, February 26, 2018 4:20 PM
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Roni Skinner
    Monday, February 26, 2018 4:19 PM
    Sophomore Roni Skinner is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette. 
  • Monday, February 26, 2018 4:18 PM
  • Warriors fall at sectionals
    Monday, February 19, 2018 5:59 PM
    FREEPORT–An epic season for the East Dubuque Warriors came to an end on Monday, Feb. 12 after the Warriors fell to the Freeport Aquin Bulldogs at the sectional semifinals.
  • Warren gets the best of Galena
    Monday, February 19, 2018 5:57 PM
    GALENA–The Warren Warriors played senior night spoilers, defeating the Galena Pirates in the season closer on Thursday, Feb. 15.
  • The Wildcats finish strong
    Monday, February 19, 2018 5:56 PM
    HANOVER–Back on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, the River Ridge Wildcats opened the season with a win over the Scales Mound Hornets.
  • Galena JV sweeps West Carroll tourney
    Monday, February 19, 2018 5:54 PM
    SAVANNA–The Galena junior varsity boys basketball team won the West Carroll tournament on Saturday, Feb. 17 by defeating Byron, 43-19, River Ridge 47-32, and Milledgeville in the championship game, 46-36.
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Sophia Getz
    Monday, February 19, 2018 5:52 PM
    Sophomore Sophia Getz, a member of the Varsity Scholastic Bowl team, is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette. 
  • Monday, February 19, 2018 5:50 PM
  • Regional champion Warriors
    Monday, February 12, 2018 3:57 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The last time the East Dubuque Warriors earned a regional championship was back in the 2011-2012 season under coach Jared Deutsch.
  • Blackhawks defeat the Pirates
    Monday, February 12, 2018 3:55 PM
    WARREN–Unlikely and unexpected.
  • Pirate Competitor of the Week: Jacob Townsend
    Monday, February 12, 2018 3:48 PM
    Freshman boys basketball player Jacob Townsend is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette. 
  • Monday, February 12, 2018 3:45 PM
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