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Bowler boys win four CWS track titles

Leader Sports Editor

BOWLER The Bowler track team had a good day in the CWS Conference Meet Saturday morning with the boys team getting four individual titles on their way to a fifth place overall finish with 80 points. The girls team placed ninth with 21 points on the day.

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Gresham track squad competes in CWS Meet

Leader Sports Editor

BOWLER The Gresham track team competed in the CWS Conference meet Saturday morning with the girls team bringing home a sixth place finish with 39 points, while the boys placed eighth overall with 36 points. Both the boys and girls meets were won by Rosholt.

Erin Gondeck was the only Gresham girl to place second as she finished second in the long jump with a distance of 14 feet-0.5 inches. She also placed third in the triple jump for the Wildcats with a leap of 30 feet-6.5 inches.

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13
May

Bonduel golf team wins CWL Conference crown

Leader Sports Editor

MARION It came down to one final playoff hole to determine the 2000 CWL Conference boys golf title as the Bonduel Bears captured the crown with an 18-20 win on the playoff hole over Manawa.

Manawa won the regular season with an 8-0 record, while the Bears finished second with a 7-1 record. But the Bears tied the overall conference score by winning the CWL Conference meet Saturday afternoon with a 344, while Manawa was second with a 347, sending the title into a decisive playoff hole.

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13
May

Area CWL Conference teams battle it out for track title

Leader Sports Editor

WITTENBERG The CWL Conference held its annual track meet Saturday morning with teams not only battling each other but the windy conditions as well.

On the girls side, Witt-Birn was the top area team with a second place score of 144.5, while Marion placed fifth with 57 points, Bonduel was seventh with 32 points and Menominee Indian was eighth with two points. Amherst won the meet with 156 points.

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May

Shawano postal workers collect tons of food on appointed rounds

Leader Reporter

Mail carriers across the United States, including Shawano County collected food for the needy and it appears customers along Shawano mail carrier routes were even more generous Saturday than in past years.

Shawano mail carrier Dennis Hibbard said that people along his route on two streets alone had contributed more than 100 pounds of nonperishable food stuffs.

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13
May

Cecil bank robber gets 61/2 years

in prison

By Leader staff writer

A man who robbed the First State Bank in Cecil with his father last year was sentenced Friday in federal court to 61/2 years in prison.

Douglas Lasky, 20, along with his 48-year-old father, Dennis Lasky, used plastic toy guns and took nearly $71,000 in Oct. 11, 1999 robbery.

The court postponed sentencing for the elder Lasky, who has been transferred to a federal hospital in Minnesota for lung cancer treatment. Assistant U.S. Attorney Mario Gonzalez says his prognosis is grave.

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May

City starts over on search for interim chief

Leader Reporter

Shawano's search for both an interim and then permanent police chief will now be accelerated, according to one city official, after the city's choice for the interim position has rejected the offer.

The city's Police and Fire Commission met in closed session Thursday night and according to City Administrator James Stadler, they and other city officials discussed what will be done next now that former Wisconsin State Patrol Captain Terry Bengston has turned down their offer to serve in the interim post.

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