LA CROSSE – Paige Hyer (Royall) and the Viterbo University volleyball team remained undefeated on the season with a home victory and two wins on the road over the weekend, sweeping all nine combined sets.
Hyer had a kill for the V-Hawks in their Sept. 26 win (25-20, 25-16 and 25-12) over Waldorf College that improved their overall record to 15-0 before hitting the road for two matches.
Viterbo continued its roll at Valley City State on Friday with another three-set win (25-19, 25-13 and 25-19) to improve to 16-0 overall on the season. Hyer had another kill the following day in the V-Hawks’ win over Mayville State (25-13, 25-22, 25-16).
In their 17 wins this season, the V-Hawks have surrendered only 10 total sets. They could extend their wins streak to 20 matches by the end of the week, playing on consecutive days against Dordt College, Dakota State and Presentation College starting Thursday.
Kyle Voss (Mauston) and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team had their season-starting win streak ended with a 35-13 loss to UW-La Crosse on Saturday.
The Eagles scored four first-half touchdowns while their defense held the Pointers scoreless until the third quarter. The shutout bid was foiled by a pair of late touchdowns from the Pointers, though they couldn’t avoid a loss in their Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener.
This Saturday, the Pointers (3-1) to go Oshkosh to face the No. 3-ranked Titans at 1:30 p.m.
Western Technical College entered October with a winning overall mark (4-3) and an even mark (3-3) in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference. The Cavaliers, including New Lisbon’s Sabrina Olson, took a five-set loss at Minnesota State Fergus-Falls on Friday, after holding a 2-1 set lead.
The Cavaliers host Anoka-Ramsey on Friday and Ridgewater on Wednesday.
John Bauer (Mauston) tied for 28th on the individual leaderboard and helped University of Wisconsin-Stout to a 4th-place finish in the team standings of the Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational at Grand Geneva Golf Club. The Blue Devils finished with a 619 while Carthage College won the event with a 590; the Blue Devils were just one stroke behind Edgewood (618) for third.
Bauer finished with a 158, tying three other golfers for 28th and just two strokes from a top-20 finish. He had an 80 in Sunday’s opening round that included back-to-back birdies at No. 13 and 14. He sank three birdies on the back nine of Monday’s second round (No. 10, 14 and 18) to finish with a 78.
Austin Hansen (Lakeland) and Matt Meneghetti (Carthage) tied for the individual win with 1-over 144s.
Trey Horbinski (Necedah) had a 61st-place finish for the Milwaukee School of Engineering men’s cross country team in Saturday’s Blugold Invitational on Friday.
Horbinski finished with a season-best time of 26 minutes, 39.4 seconds and just over two minutes from the lead time set by Darin Lau (24:15) of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Tripp Horbinski (28:31.6) was 185th in the event.
The Raiders finished 12th in the team standings of the 13-team event with 354 points; UW-La Crosse topped the team standings with 33 points. They go to UW-Parkside this Saturday for the La Rosa Invitational.