Receiver Zach Germain crosses the goal line after making a reception at the 20 yard line during the annual green and white game last weekend.
BOB MAINHARDT PHOTOS
The annual green and white intersquad game took place on Saturday morning with the varsity hitting the field first with the first team offense facing the second team defense. The sixth through ninth grades then played a 7-on-7 game.
There was then a break with the dad’s competing in a punt catch competition. After a break the varsity first team defense squared off against the second team offense followed again by a six through ninth grades 7-on-7. Then the mothers and players competed in a passing relay race. The varsity ended their day playing various situations of down and distance.
The final event of the day was a third 7-on-7 game of the younger players.
The Hodags host a scrimmage on Friday night at 7 p.m.
The largest fundraiser for the Rhinelander Athletic Booster Club took place at the Pinewood Country Club in Harshaw. Over 30 four person teams golfed 18 holes in the best ball format.
RIVER MONSTER BASEBALL
The Antigo-Polar Bears traveled to Rhinelander to face the River Monsters in a wood bat tune-up game before the two teams begin tournament play next weekend. Joe Schneider started on the mound for the Monsters and Rhinelander alum Isaac Bixby pitched for Antigo. Schneider plays for UW-Stevens Point and Bixby plays for UW-Platteville. The Bears were held scoreless on eight hits and one error while the Monsters scored a run in the fourth inning and had four hits and three errors on the night.
Bixby pitched a complete game. Schneider pitched eight innings and Nick Spencer threw the ninth for the save. The Monsters next game is at Ellsworth in the first game of tournament play.