Austin Erickson leads the Spartans

April 24, 2017 Sparta Wisconsin News – The Spartan Boys Golf team took 1st place today at the MVC meet at Forest Hills! Austin Erickson finished 1st with score of 76. Erickson had a strong round Monday. that included five birdies to win medalist honors. His performance helped the Spartans (323) run away with the team competition,…

Fugitive Captured

April 14, 2017 Sparta Wisconsin News – The fugitive wanted in a national manhunt, Joseph Jakubowski, has been caught. According to authorities in Vernon, Richland and Rock Counties, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a report of someone suspicious on a farmer’s property on Estes Road near Readstown at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. The person matched…

Margo Mattness

Margo Matness fundraiser

April 7, 2017 Sparta Wisconsin News – The Sparta Wrestling Club hosted Margo Matness an event to honor Margo Degenhardt, a decorated female wrestler who was killed in a car accident nearly a year ago. It was a fun event to watch some of the “old timers” get back on the mat and wrestle. The Sparta…

Sparta Prom Royalty

Sparta Prom Royalty

April 1, 2017 Sparta Wisconsin News – Congratulations to this years Prom King and Queen.  This years royalty is Prom King Tate Williams. The Prom Queen is Sable Pfaff.

Miss Sparta Pageant to add Outstanding Teen

March 23, 2017 Sparta Wisconsin News – The Miss Sparta Pageant is growing.  This year they will be adding the Outstanding Teen Pageant to their lineup. The Miss Wisconsin Outstanding Teen Pageant is an Official State Pageant of the Miss Wisconsin Organization. The Miss Wisconsin Outstanding Teen Pageant (WIOT) is an official state preliminary to Miss…

Margo Degenhardt Obituary

Margo Degenhardt Obituary

SPARTA — Margo Marie Degenhardt, 22, of rural Sparta passed away after a tragic automobile accident Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Margo was born Sept. 16, 1993, to Ann (Kroeger) and David Degenhardt, in La Crosse, Wis. She was a 2012 graduate from Sparta High School. Margo was a competitive athlete. She spent all four years…

Sparta Sends 5 to State

STATE BOUND Photo: spartanwrestling.com Its been 20 years since Sparta has sent 5 wrestlers to state.  The following young men earned a trip to state over the weekend. ​Jon Bailey at 106 lbs beat Madison La Follette’s Francesco Schiro who was 45-0Christian Lamon at 126 lbs becomes one of the few to earn his state qualifications in…

Daytona

Photo Finish at Daytona

Sparta Wisconsin News – It will go down in history as one of the closest races ever as Denny Hamlin wins the Daytona 500 today.  It was a photo finish, as Hamlin just had enough to push past Martin Truex Jr. Some notable finishers: Kenseth finished 14th, Jimmy Johnson 16th, Dale Earnhardt Jr finished a…

Badgers over the Illini 69-60

Sparta Wisconsin News – The Badgers got back into the win column with a 69-60 win over the Illini today from the Kohl Center.  The Badgers went into the half down by 6, due to some lights out, 3-point shooting from the Illini.  Ethan Happ scored 20 points and had 6 (yes 6 steals) to…

Career Fair Thursday March 10th

Sparta will be having a career fair Thursday, March 10th at the Sparta High School from 3:30-7:00 PM. The High Schools address is: 506 N. Black River Street. Sponsors Open to the public. Whether you’re a job seeker or just curious to see what’s available in the Sparta area…join us and explore opportunities with the…