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Rick Solem

Sports, news journalist since 2002. | Hometown: Greenville, Wis. | Avid noonball basketballer and sand volleyballer in La Crosse | Two-time Waupaca Boatride first-round playoff loser | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Cut from UW-SP's basketball team in 2000 on Midnight Madness as a junior walk-on | Went on to become UW-SP intramural basketball champion | Then UW-SP club lacrosse defenseman with two career goals (on two shots).

No. 15 UW-L looks to get back to College World Series for 2nd-consecutive season, beginning Friday

A trip back to the College World Series for a second-consecutive season is on the line Friday for the UW-La Crosse baseball team. The 15th-ranked Eagles (35-14) begin a three-game, […]

Looking for back-to-back National Titles, UW-L’s Evans takes 2nd, while Jarrett breaks school record — again

A second-place finish for Maya Evans at the NCAA Division III track and field National Championships, and teammate Lauren Jarrett broke her own school record for the UW-La Crosse women’s […]

Two Top 10 finishes during NCAA DIII championship opener, as UW-L looks for title

The NCAA Division III track and field National Championships got underway Thursday from Myrtle Beach, and the UW-La Crosse men’s team is looking to win the title. The Eagles took […]

Dan Kapanke on La Crosse Loggers baseball, Steam softball seasons

Dan Kapanke stopped in the studio to talk about the upcoming seasons for the La Crosse Loggers baseball team, the newly created La Crosse Steam softball club and the PFAS […]

UW-La Crosse women’s track & field team looks for back-to-back NCAA DIII championships

The UW-La Crosse women’s track and field team begins its bid for back-to-back NCAA Division III National Championships on Thursday. The Eagles head into the meet at Myrtle Beach Regional […]

Antetokounmpo, Edwards and Oshkosh’s Haliburton make all-NBA

Giannis Antetokounmpo was named first team All-NBA on Wednesday, while Anthony Edwards was selected for the second team and Oshkosh native Tyerese Haliburton made third team. Antetokounmpo was joined by […]

After 2nd-place finish last season, UW-La Crosse men’s track & field looking for NCAA title

A year after finishing the national runners-up, the UW-La Crosse men’s track and field team begins its national title run again Thursday. The Eagles have won the NCAA Division III […]

No. 16 UW-L baseball faces 5th-ranked UW-Whitewater in bid to get back to College World Series

A wild open to the Division III college baseball playoffs last weekend for the 15th-ranked University of Wisconsin-La Crosse baseball team. The Eagles went 4-1, scoring 75 runs in just […]

Cara McArthur, a spunky Onalaska 6-year-old, who’s spent a lot of life in the hospital, is ready for Saturday’s Big Bikes for Little Tikes

You see those videos sometimes of the kid who wants to say hi to everyone. In the grocery store cart, they’re waving and greeting every shopper. On the sidewalk, sparking […]

YEAR 28: Big Bikes for Little Tikes ready to ride

For 28 years, this thing called Big Bikes for Little Tikes has been dedicated to kids like Cara McArthur. It’s La Crosse’s version of Make A Wish. Saturday, the bikes […]

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