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Are all dogs descendants of wolves? When you look at a Toy Poodle, black Lab and a Great Dane you will more than likely walk away scratching your head. Others say they are descendants of the jackal while others contend that all dogs come from a cross between a wolf and a tiger. What makes it…

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It wasn’t as good a finish that Osceola Chieftain wrestling coach Nate Demulling had hoped for but a fourth place finish in the Middle Border conference tournament is nothing to be ashamed of. Ellsworth again took the top spot among the eight MBC schools finishing with 238.5 team points near…

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It was the kind of week that the Osceola Chieftain girls basketball team needed. They won a pair of games on the road, first against the Clayton Bears in a non-conference contest, and then against the Baldwin-Woodville Blackhawks in a Middle Border conference test. Prescott currently holds d…

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Last week was a tough one for the Osceola Chieftain boys basketball team. Osceola played three games against stellar competition and could not find the winning side in any of them. The assignments were tough. The Chieftains’ three opponents from last week now have a combined 38-14 record. 

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I’m looking to change my game of dogs from flusher/retriever breeds to pointers. I’ve got all kinds of friends who have also gotten into various pointing breeds as they have gotten older, for the same reasons as I. Most seem to have found what they wanted, with a few exceptions. That excepti…

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It was no secret that playing New Richmond on the Tigers home court would be a major challenge. Coming into the game New Richmond was the lone unbeaten team in the Middle Border conference at 7-0 and came into the game 12-1 overall with their only loss to Eau Claire North early in the season…

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The Osceola Chieftain wrestling team had a very busy week of dual meets as they prepped for the big Middle Border Conference meet this Saturday which will be held in New Richmond. Osceola finished their MBC duals with a dominating win over the Prescott Cardinals and they finished their prepa…

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With only one senior on the squad the Osceola Chieftain girls basketball team knew before the season started that wins could be hard to come by. Osceola was very busy last week starting with a non-conference game with the Unity Eagles and followed that the next night with a conference game w…

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The Osceola Chieftain wrestling team traveled to Somerset and came home with a convincing 63-15 win over the Spartans. Somerset was behind the eight ball from the start as they forfeited five matches accounting for 30 of the Chieftains’ team points.

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Wisconsin’s Annual Thanksgiving Week Deer Hunt has a history in the Badger State as solid as Mount Rushmore. This history is an amazing story built on emotions and biology as well as relationships with residents who love the animal and also love to hunt them. But as time has changed, so has …

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It’s no secret that wins have been hard to come by for the Osceola Chieftain boys basketball team. Osceola was coming off a dominating win over the Amery Warriors with hopes of carrying the momentum into a road game with the Baldwin-Woodville Blackhawks followed by a home game with the Ellsw…

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The Osceola Chieftain girls basketball team had a pair of home contests last week with Middle Border conference opposition. Osceola could not make home cooking hold up as the visitors, first the Ellsworth Panthers and then the Prescott Cardinals, both left town with MBC wins. The New Richmon…

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Osceola Chieftainettes competed at the WACPC 2020 Western Region State Qualifier and placed third in D2 HipHop and will be competing at state this Saturday. Members include Destiny Jeske, Kaia Leverentz, Katlyn Koosman, Melanie Ellison, Emma Mahler, Megan Hall, Leila Koehler, Shelby Wiederin…

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Ribs, bacon, barbeque, turkey, duck, pheasant, salmon, trout and even cheeses make up some of the best things to eat when smoked properly. Generally expensive or hard to find, the best smoked foods will leave a fantastic taste in your mouth. I’ve been noticing many high-end restaurants and h…

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The Osceola Chieftain powerlifting team played host to a Regional meet January 11 in the Osceola high school. Powerlifting has grown in interest and at this meet, lifters from 16 different schools and over 300 athletes performed their best in three events, the squat, the bench press and the …

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It is not too often that it comes down to a tie-breaker to decide the winner of a Wisconsin high school wrestling match, but don’t tell that to the Osceola Chieftains. For the second time this season Osceola finished with the same team total score as their opponents and tie-breaker criteria …

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It wasn’t a game that would decide who would be the Middle Border conference champion when the Osceola Chieftain boys basketball team hosted the Amery Warriors. It probably wasn’t even significant for playoff positioning for when the WIAA tournament starts but, make no mistake about it, it w…

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The Amery Warrior girls basketball team has been a tough riddle for the Osceola Chieftains to solve in recent years. Osceola beat Amery 41-40 on Dec. 20, 2011, but since then the Warriors have had the Chieftains’ number. Coming into last week Amery had defeated Osceola 16 straight times, inc…

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The parking lot at the lake was full when we arrived, chasing a hot rumor that fish were biting.  The other side of that coin reads, “You should have been here yesterday.”  I believe in the adage, “When the wind is from the east, the fish bite the least,” or “When the wind is from the north,…

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Wins have been hard to come by this season for the Osceola Chieftain boys basketball team. Osceola has played a very tough schedule thus far and their inexperienced team is getting better. With the team just entering the 2020 part of the schedule there certainly could be more wins on the horizon.

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The Osceola Chieftain wrestlers were the last team not named the Ellsworth Panthers to win the Middle Border conference since 2003. Ellsworth has been the cream of the MBC crop since then. In the last 13 years the Panthers have won six State team titles and had been runners-up five times. El…

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I didn’t expect to see this small hawk fly across a double highway in small town but my eyes were immediately drawn toward it. Its wings were alternatively flapping and gliding like so many others of the same genus, but what was it doing in town? I figured that out when it approached the Qui…

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The Northern Badger two day tournament held over the holiday break is one of the toughest events of the season for the Osceola Chieftains. Competing against 39 schools is tough enough, but this year’s tournament added a little extra to remember. The first day of competition went as expected …

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The Osceola Chieftain girls basketball team ended the 2019 portion of their schedule with a convincing road win over the Glenwood City Hilltoppers and then lost to a powerful Northwestern Tigers team to begin 2020 play. Both games were non-conference events. 

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The Osceola Chieftain boys basketball team ended 2019 with a non-conference loss at Rice Lake against the Warriors. Osceola opened 2020 with a very tough draw against a Middle Border conference foe, the Prescott Cardinals. After holding an early lead against Prescott the Cardinals gained con…