Hughes named player of week Caitlyn Hughes, a 2015 SHS grad and senior righthanded pitcher for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse softball team, earned March 4-10 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week honors. Hughes went 2-0 on the week with a 1.27 earned run average, pitching 11.0 innings while allowing only two earned runs. Hughes earned the victory in the Eagles' 3-1 win over St. Catherine University (Minn.) on March 8, pitching 7.0 innings, allowing six hits, one run and three walks, while striking out three. She then picked up the win for UW- La Crosse in a 14-1 victory over Loras College (Iowa) on March 10, going 4.0 innings, allowing three hits, one run and one walk with four strikeouts.
Tiger Throwdown is Sept. 21 The Stewartville Tiger Throwdown, presented by the American Wrestling Federation (AWF), featuring former AWA and WWE star Tony Denucci, will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 in the Stewartville High School gymnasium. Proceeds from the event go to the Angel Fund and the Stewartville Athletic Department.