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 By Stan Hook    Sports    February 21, 2019 

Sugar River Euchre

As this article is composed, two teams have yet to make up their match from February 7th. However, by the time you see this, the results between the Norsk Pranksters and the Riley Shufflers will be...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    February 14, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

Only two teams, It’s Time Mounties and S’Wisco Taphaus Cheese Eaters, were tough enough to brave the cold wind and icy roads on February 7th. The remaining teams decided it best to reschedule thei...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    February 7, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

What a night January 31st was for Euchre league! The below normal temperatures and potentially hazardous road conditions caused several players to skip playing. Plus there was a perfect score, a skunk...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    January 24, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

The Plumbers traveled to Harley Blue hoping to pick up their first win of the half. Chris Booth, Tony (The Cellar Dweller) Hoffman, Jerome Krantz and Tiny (Ron) Zander all bent 112 pieces of copper,...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    January 17, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

The Pranksters continue to be the crowd pleasers of the second half after a couple of strong performances, with the latest coming against the Jones’ Plumbing Pipe Benders. Their illusion this past w...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    January 10, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

The first half 8 and 0 Cowboys found the terrain a little steeper in their first match of the second half. Even with Don Field and Marvin Thompson putting up 114 points and Bob Darrow and Dean Disch...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    January 3, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

Thirty-two Sugar River Euchre players took part in the League's Mid-Winter Tournament at It's Time Grill & Pub in Verona on December 13, 2018....

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    December 13, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

No matter what the Riley Shufflers did, they just couldn't shake the Norsk Cowboys from the saddle. The Shufflers led the match through the first...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    December 6, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

It is official, no matter what happens on December 6th in the match between the Riley Shufflers and the Norsk Cowboys, the Cowboys have already secured their spot in the 2018/2019 championship match...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    November 29, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

With just two weeks left in the first half, only the Cowboys and Hay Shakers have a chance at a spot in the 2019 championship match for this half. With a Cowboy bye this week, and one for the Hay Shak...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    November 15, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

With last week’s scheduled shootout between the 5 and 0 Norsk Cowboys and the 5 and 0 Kleeman Hay Shakers, it was a forgone conclusion that there would be but one team occupying first place after...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    November 8, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

It’s official, we have our first perfect score of the season. Don Field and Marvin Thompson put their brand on the first 120-point night in the Cowboys’ 100-point win over the S’Wisco Taphaus Ch...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    November 1, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

I neglected to print the low score for the week of October 18th in last week’s paper, and knowing that Kurt Beutel and Jim Gehin would be disappointed not to see their 73 printed, I figured it best...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 25, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

The match between the Norsk Cowboys and the J&M Bar River Rats came down to the wire in this third week of play. Coming off a bye and with a 20-point lead going into the seventh frame, the River Rats...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 18, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

Two teams (Jones’ Plumbing and S’Wisco Taphaus) failed to exceed the hundred point barrier last week. Jones’ Plumbing could only solder together 341 points to the Pranksters’ 431 points,...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 11, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

Jones’ Plumbing made all the right connections to keep the River Rats high and dry as the Pipe Benders flowed over J&M Bar by 48. Jerome Krantz and Chris Booth (Jones’ Plumbing) had this week’s...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 4, 2018

Sugar River Euchre League's 88th Season to Begin October 4th

The Sugar River Euchre League will begin play on Thursday, October 4th, with eight teams competing to dethrone last year’s Champions, the Riley Shufflers (previously the 5th Quarter Shufflers), and...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    August 23, 2018

Sugar River Euchre League's 88th Season to Begin on October 4th

Euchre players, it’s time to clear your calendar and dust off the cards as we shuffle into the 88th Sugar River Euchre League season. A captains’ meeting will be held at 8:00 p.m., on September...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 29, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

Individual averages, perfect scores and Skunks for the 87th Sugar River Euchre League Season are: Ron (Tiny) Zander, 104.333; Don Field, 104.133; Randy Skogen, 104.056; Dave Steinhauer, 103.867; Derek...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 22, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

The 5th Quarter Shufflers are this year's Sugar River Euchre League's Champions. To get to the Championship match, they had to win the second half of...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 15, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

The 87th Sugar River Euchre League season came to an end for all but 16 players last Thursday night when the results of the Spring Tournament were tallied and announced by League President Jerome...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 8, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

This just in: In last week’s match between J&M Bar and Kleeman’s, Barb Judd and Jeff Goebler were skunked by Tracy Beutel and Dan Palmer in the fourth round. Speaking of skunks, it was previously...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 1, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

It is hard to believe that this year’s regular Sugar River Euchre League season will conclude after this week’s matches with just the Spring Tournament, a possible playoff match, and the...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    February 22, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

With two weeks left to play in the regular season, there are just four teams with any hope of clinching the second half championship spot. Kleeman’s, Norsk Cowboys and Hooterville are all tied for...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    February 15, 2018

Sugar River Euchre

The final playoff match of the first half, held on February 6th, was a nail biter, much like this year's super bowl. The Screaming Eagles were up by...

 

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