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Thu
17
Feb

Bears beat Manawa in CWL action

Leader Sports Editor

MANAWA The Bonduel boys basketball team picked up a CWL Conference win Thursday night beating Manawa 72-41. A 20-10 run in the second period broke open a five-point game to send the Bears on their way to the win.

Bonduel opened the game taking an early 18-13 lead after the first period. In the second period, the Bears started pulling away as Dan Drage and Clint Rauterkus each scored seven points in the quarter to help the Bears build a 15-point halftime lead.

Thu
17
Feb

Gueths competes in national meet

CHICAGO Shawano's Katrina Gueths, 11, competed in the Illinois Gymnastics Institute Chicago Style Meet on Feb. 13 at Navy Pier in Chicago. Approximately 2,000 gymnasts from 100 clubs throughout the United States and Canada competed in the three-day event which featured gymnasts from Levels 5-10.

Gueth's all-around score of 32.15 qualified her to compete in the Level 6 Junior Olympic State Championships in December. The all-around score is the combined scored on vault, uneven bars, floor exercise and balance beam.

Thu
17
Feb

Truckers still in hunt for title

Leader Sports Editor

CLINTONVILLE The Clintonville boys basketball team kept their hopes alive for a share of the Valley Eight Conference title with a 69-40 win over Oconto Falls Thursday night. Jeremy Jirschele hit five three pointers to help the Truckers pull away early in the game.

Wed
16
Feb

Trio of bomb threats probed

Leader photo by Joe Vandel

Gordon Kowaleski of the Shawano County Sheriff's Department takes a photo of a section of door frame from Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School, on which a bomb threat was written. Investigators are trying to determine who is responsible for a series of bomb threats made over the last month at the school. Investigator A reward is being offered in the case.

By Joe Vandel

Leader Reporter

Wed
16
Feb

Gasoline prices hit all time high

Don Raddant of the Shawano Shell station on E. Green Bay Street changed the sign advertising gas prices Wednesday afternoon. The price of gas in Shawano went up about a nickel at most stations around town, as fuel supplies around the nation continue to tighten.

By Associated Press

and Leader staff writer

Don Raddant was busy Wednesday on an all too common task these days: Changing the gasoline prices on the sign at the Shell station on E. Green Bay Street.

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