The Bloomer Blackhawks boys basketball team came up short a couple of baskets in a pair of games last week, while their game against Colfax on Saturday, Jan. 18 was rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 20 due to the weather.

The Bloomer Blackhawks boys basketball team beat the Spooner Rails at home on Thursday, Jan. 9, 43–28. The Rails only shot 22 percent on 2-point field goals and 13 percent on 3-point field goals, while the Blackhawks shot 31 percent and 21 percent respectively.

The WIAA's Conference Realignment Task Force assembled Wednesday, Jan. 9, and reviewed four appeals of realignment requests that were denied last month. Among other actions, a request by Ashland to move into the Heart O'North was advanced.