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 By Stan Hook    Sports    November 28, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

With just one week left to play until the mid-winter tournament, Pranksters Tommy Schulenberg and Rodney Latham were able to pull 113 points out of their hat of tricks (this week’s high score),...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    November 21, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

In a match between the league’s rodents, the J&M Bar River Rats proved to be the bigger eaters. With Rats Jack Gehin and Dan (Honker) Palmer wheeling off with 115 lbs of cheese, and Jim Gehin and...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    November 14, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

After what started out as a 4-point deficit at the completion of three rounds for the New Glarus Cheese Eaters, the match quickly turned for the worse when the Harley Blue Express opened the...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    November 7, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

It was a cold and scary night, with tricks abounding and plenty of treats being handed around. The Shufflers took the biggest treat of the night by out scoring their opponents (the J&M Bar River...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 31, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

For the third straight week, the Riley Shufflers have outscored the other eight teams and exceeded 400 total team points in each of those matches. This week they had a combined score of 423 points,...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 24, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

Three teams remain undefeated after the third week of the season. Two of these teams call Norsk Golf Club home. The Norsk Cowboys, sitting high in the saddle, rode roughshod over all the J&M Bar...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 17, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

The Pranksters got their second win in as many weeks with little help from Chris Hook and Rodney Latham, who had this week’s low score of just 69 points. The poor showing by Chris and Rodney...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 10, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

With the 89th Sugar River Euchre League in full gear, I think it only fitting that we pay tribute to one of the League’s greatest Euchre players of all time, Benny Goebler. As League Secretary for...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    October 3, 2019

Sugar River Euchre League's 89th Season to Begin October 3rd

The Sugar River Euchre League will begin its 89th season on Thursday, October 3, 2019, with eight teams seeking revenge over last year’s Champions, the Norsk Cowboys, and a shot at being crowned...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    September 12, 2019

Sugar River Euchre League's 89th Season Is Upon Us

Euchre players, it’s time to clear your calendar and dust off the cards as we shuffle into the 89th Sugar River Euchre League season. A Captains’ meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m., on September...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    April 11, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

2018/2019 Season Individual Averages Individual averages (player had to have played 12 games to receive an average), perfect scores and Skunks for the 88th Sugar River Euchre League Season are: Jack...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    April 4, 2019

Norsk Golf Club Cowboys Win the 2018/2019 Championship Title

The Norsk Cowboys win the 88th Sugar River Euchre League's Championship title! After winning eight out of eight matches in the first half of the...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 28, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

The 88th Euchre league season came abruptly to an end for the Norsk Pranksters on March 21st, after they experienced a 24-point acceleration from the Harley Blue Express. With five lead changes, it...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 21, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

With March Madness in full swing, Sugar River Euchre players know it’s time for the League’s Spring Tournament. Thirty-two of them convened in New Glarus on the very night that the New Glarus...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 14, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

The most significant match of March 7th was between the Norsk Pranksters and Harley Blue Express. The Express came in hitting on 3 of 4 cylinders with 110 RPMs generated by Dale Herfel and Charlie...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    March 7, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

Going into the last week of play for the second half of the season, the possible winner narrows to just two teams. The upcoming match on March 7th between the Norsk Pranksters and the Harley Blue...

 
 By Stan Hook    Sports    February 28, 2019

Sugar River Euchre

The Riley Shufflers didn’t help their chances of repeating as champions in their make-up match on February 19th, against the first place Norsk Pranksters. The Shufflers fell behind 8 points after...

 
 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...

 

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