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Shiocton passes 2011 budget

The Shiocton Village Board approved a 2011 budget with a 3 percent increase in the tax levy. There were no public comments during the annual budget hearing. An increase of $11,389.76 in the tax levy is listed in the budget.…

Chiefs post win to open wrestling season

Austin Hooyman is in control of Tri-County/Almond-Bancroft’s Russel Carey during their 152-pound match Thursday. - Photo by Ray Barrington

Shiocton’s wrestling team started its Central Wisconsin Conference championship defense with a 54-18 win over Tri-County/Almond-Bancroft at home Thursday. The Chiefs got all the points they needed with three wins, two by forfeit, in the first five matches for a…

Shiocton boys start off 2-0

Shiocton’s Jacob Riehl guards against Oneida Nation’s Anthony Cornelius during the Nov. 30 home opener. Behind them is Shiocton’s Shane Kanaman. - Photo by Ray Barrington

After a one-win season last year, Shiocton’s boys basketball team got off to a 2-0 start last week. Shiocton 64, Markesan 62A shot by Mitch Meisenhelder tied the game with 24 seconds remaining, then Chase Braun gave the Chiefs the…

Chiefs girls lose opener to Oneida

Shiocton, on the road for its girls basketball opener, lost to Oneida Nation 51-43 at Oneida in nonconference play Nov. 29. Alyssa Polanco had 16 points and Nicole Ritchie 14 to lead the Chiefs. Jessica House scored 12 points to…

PREVIEW: Chiefs hope for more scoring to improve from rough season

Coming off a 1-22 year, Shiocton is hoping scorers will step up for the Chiefs to improve their boys basketball fortunes. “We need scorers to step up,” said 13-year coach Chad Schmidt. “Rebounding is a concern. We should play solid…

PREVIEW: Defending champs have experience

With five seniors – all with at least a Central Wisconsin Conference runner-up finish on their record and a combined seven CWC championships and three state place-winner finishes – the Shiocton wrestling team will try for a second straight conference…

PREVIEW: Shiocton girls return six starters

Shiocton hopes that six returning starters from last year’s 2-21 girls basketball team can give the Chiefs a lift on the court. “We will have some experience in our leaders, but we will also have high expectations for the younger…

Superintendent pelted with potatoes

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Flying Taters. Shiocton School Administrator Chris VanderHeyden took the spuds on the nose, on the chin and all over as students earned the right to toss the taters by collecting canned goods for the high school’s food drive. – Photo…

Shiocton softball coach Fischer retires

Varsity girls softball coach Tom Fischer’s resignation was accepted Nov. 15 by the Shiocton School Board. Fischer has been the softball coach at Shiocton for 15 years. “He just said it was time to let someone else do it,” District…