Injuries can often be a negative aspect in sports but in this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, SportScene13's Jenn Chapman shows us how Fall Creek's Brett Johnson hasn't let injuries keep him down.
The UW-Eau Claire softball team opens play in the NCAA Whitewater Regional tomorrow afternoon when the Blugolds play North Central of Illinois in the first round of the double elimination tournament. The Blugolds need to win the regional to advance to next week's NCAA Division 3 championships which will be held here in Eau Claire. Sportscene 13's Jenn Chapman has this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, Amanda Fischer.
The Elk Mound baseball team has only played one game this year, but it was a big one. As they beat the defending state champions, Prescott. The Mounders are a team to look out for as they are led by this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, Garett Phillips.
Spring sports have finally gotten underway. One area athlete has already left his mark. Jenn Chapman introduces us to this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week Eau Claire Memorial's, Brendan Kwick.
Neillsville junior, Jenny Lindner has verbally committed to play Division 1 basketball at UW-Milwaukee. SportScene 13's Jenn Chapman caught up with the Warrior standout in this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week.
Ladysmith senior, Andi Ostenso is a highly decorated runner. As a sophomore, Andi won the state title in the mile, as a junior she ran a 4:54 mile, and now as a senior, Andi is back for more. In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, SportScene13's Jenn Chapman meets this 4.0 student who excels at taking the lead.
Eau Claire Memorial's Jake Sparger was the Big Rivers Conference Pitcher of the Year last season as he struck out 70 batters in 54 innings. In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, SportScene 13's Jenn Chapman profiles the Old Abes ace.
The UW-Eau Claire men's track and field team had never claimed first in a running event at the NCAA Indoor Nationals until this past season when they captured first in not one but two events. In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, Jenn Chapman highlights Blugold standout Thurgood Dennis who was a part of both titles.
For the first time in the history of Gordy's Athlete of the Week, we will have a repeat inductee, but they are well deserving as SportScene 13's Jenn Chapman talks to the 2013 D3 hockey national champions, the Eau Claire Blugolds.
The Colfax girls basketball team will make their third ever trip to state tomorrow night when the battle the Prairie School. This week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week is Mallie Doucette, one of the Vikings leaders. SportScene 13's Jenn Chapman has more.
After helping lead the Eau Claire Memorial boys hockey team to their second state championship last weekend in Madison, junior forward Jake Bresser is the Gordy's Athlete of the Week. SportScene 13's Bob Gallaher has the story.
It was a memorable season for the Menomonie high school wrestling program, they captured their first conference title in nearly a half-century, then watched Eric Peissig complete a perfect year, winning a state championship last weekend in Madison. In our Gordy's Athlete of the Week, Jenn Chapman shows us how the sport of wrestling has always been a Peissig family tradition.
This past weekend at the WIAA swimming state championships, Alex DeLakis broke the University of Wisconsin's pool record in the 100 yard breaststroke. Sportscene13's Jenn Chapman profiles this decorated swimmer in our Gordy's Athlete of the Week.
Neillsville's Daina Shilts achieved a lifelong dream earlier this month when she competed in snowboarding at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea. Sportscene 13's Jenn Chapman has her inspirational story in our Gordy's Athlete of the Week.
A quick look down the roster of the Cameron girls basketball team might lead you to believe they are inexperienced as the majority of the team are sophomores, but as SportScene13's Jenn Chapman points out, opponents can't take this group lightly. They are 16-0 and this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week.
The Eau Claire North girls basketball team is undefeated in the Big Rivers Conference and in large part because of senior, Kayonna Lee. SportScene13's Jenn Chapman introduces us to this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week.
The Eau Claire Memorial hockey team sits second in the Big Rivers conference, having won six straight games. If the Old Abes make yet another trip to state, one of the big reasons will be because of tonight's Gordy's Athlete of the Week,Brady Bollinger. Jenn Chapman has more on the Old Abes forward.
The Augusta Beavers defeated Spencer last night, moving the beavers record to 15-0. In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, SportScene13's Jenn Chapman introduces us to their undisputed leader, Joe Whalen.
In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, Jenn Chapman profiles Eau Claire's Jake McCabe who led Team USA to gold in the World Jr Hockey Championships.
In our Gordy's Athlete of the Week segment, SportScene 13's Justus Cleveland takes a look back at what was a memorable day for former Eau Claire Regis basketball standout Connor Miller who returned to his home state last weekend with a trip to Madison.
The Packers organization prides itself on a family type atmosphere. In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, meet three male cheerleaders who grew up in western Wisconsin and now are using their strengths at the "Frozen Tundra" to maintain that family atmosphere.
Recently a viewer posted a video to our Facebook page of Whitehall players making unbelievable shots all over the court. SportScene13's Jenn Chapman made a visit to their gym and saw it first hand.
Last week Ladysmith wrestler, Michael Peggar pinned his first opponent of the 2012 season. In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, Jenn Chapman, highlights not the win but Peggar's remarkable journey to never give up.
The UW- Eau Claire men's hockey team is undefeated and currently ranked third in the country. SportScene13's Jenn Chapman takes a look at the Blugolds in this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week.
The Glenwood City Hilltoppers went from a 1-8 season last year to state champs this year. Coach Shane Strong credits the turn around to attitude and effort. In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, Jenn Chapman profiles Isaac Tuttle, their running back leading the charge.
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