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Emily Fountas qualified for the state track and field meet. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld

They’ve already enjoyed memorable accomplishments and remarkable achievements. And they’re not done yet. Not even close. Mount Horeb’s track and field teams had several sensational performances at the WIAA Division 2 Whitewater Sectional on June 17. Now, the Vikings  are sending a horde of athletes...

Mount Horeb coach Jeramie Holman  helped the Vikings move within one game of state. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld

It didn’t take long for junior pitcher Lucy Dahlk to make an impact in the circle or at the plate when top-seeded Mount Horeb hosted fifth-seeded Sauk Prairie in a WIAA Division 2 regional championship softball game on June 16. After retiring the Eagles in the top of the first inning, Dahlk blasted...

Carter Ackerman helped Mount Horeb win a regional championship last week. Photo courtesy of Rhonda Denu

The pitching was excellent. The hitters shined at key moments. And Mount Horeb’s baseball team parlayed that into a WIAA Division 2 regional championship. The Vikings defeated Madison Edgewood, 4-2, on June 15 in a regional semifinal. The following afternoon, Mount Horeb routed River Valley, 14-5,...
Picture this: It’s a little before 7 a.m. on a sun-graced Saturday summer morning, and nearly 100 kids are bouncing around the pool deck at Boecks Park, containing their energy just long enough to flash wide smiles for the official team photo. An hour later, the familiar echoes of the Mount Horeb...

Ethan Steinhoff and Mount Horeb’s baseball team hosted Madison Edgewood in a regional semifinal Tuesday. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld

They have loads of talent. They care deeply. And no one wants the season to end. That made for a terrific recipe on June 10 as Mount Horeb’s baseball team routed Richland Center, 19-1, in a WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal. The game was stopped after five innings due to the mercy rule. Mount...

Charlie Bogue was named first-team all-conference. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld

Call them the ‘Great Eight.’ Mount Horeb’s baseball team placed a whopping eight players on the all-Badger North Conference team. Catcher Charlie Bogue, shortstop Kolton Schaller and second baseman Jonas Kittoe were named first-team all-conference. Outfielder Ethan Steinhoff was named second-team...

Mount Horeb’s Lexi Arneson hands the baton to Elaine Clark during the Badger North Conference track and field meet. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld

Mount Horeb’s girls track and field team finished third at the Badger North Conference meet on June 8. The Vikings’ boys finished fourth. On the girls’ side, Anna Ollendick won the 1,600-meter run and was second in the 3,200-meter run. Elaine Clark was second in the 300-meter hurdles and fifth in...

Lucy Dahlk and Mount Horeb’s girls softball team rolled past Lodi in the regional semifinals Monday. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld

Onward and upward. Mount Horeb’s girls softball team rolled past Lodi, 10-2, in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal Monday. The top-seeded Vikings will now play fifth-seeded Sauk Prairie in a regional final Wednesday. The sectional semifinals are June 21 and the sectional finals are June 23. Mount...

Rowan Severson and Mount Horeb’s girls soccer team lost to Oregon in a regional final last Saturday. News Publishing Co. photo by Mary Langenfeld

Mark Newman can’t wait to return to complete normalcy. A normal offseason. A normal schedule. And certainly more customary results. Newman, Mount Horeb’s girls soccer coach who has built one of the state’s elite programs, saw his side fall to Oregon, 8-0, in a WIAA Division 2 regional final last...
It was tense. And it was nerve-wracking. It was also remarkably exciting and fulfilling. Mount Horeb’s Allie Vogel scored in the 80th minute to give the Vikings a 4-3 win over Stoughton in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal on June 8. Mount Horeb then fell in a regional final to Oregon, 8-0, last...

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