Local champions to compete at Wisconsin State Horseshoe Tournament
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — The 94th Wisconsin State Horseshoe Tournament will be held Sept. 3 and 4 at the Mosinee Rec Center, 701 11th St. in Mosinee. The event is free of charge and welcome to all spectators. Play runs from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday.
This year’s competition will feature roughly 150 participants, including in the women’s championship class defending state champion Aleena (Cook) Lepak, a Stratford native who has won eight state titles, and in the junior boys championship class is defending state champion Gunnar David from Marshfield, who has won five state titles.
The 2017 Wisconsin State Horseshoe Tournament will be held in Beloit, home of the Wisconsin Horseshoe Pitching Hall of Fame.
Anyone who would like more information on horseshoe pitching, building a horseshoe court, or locating a nearby horseshoe club is encouraged to visit the Wisconsin Horseshoe Pitchers Association website at whpahorseshoes.com or call the association’s president, Gary Volz, at 608-444-8563.