Greater Wausau: Boosters seek $865,000 to renovate Wausau, Merrill athletic facilities

Updates sought for ice rink in Wausau, weight room in Merrill

5:27 PM, Jun. 18, 2013
Staff member Scott Boesel spots Dameon Deates, 11, on a bench press in the Merrill High School weight room.
Staff member Scott Boesel spots Dameon Deates, 11, on a bench press in the Merrill High School weight room.
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Two local booster groups are looking to raise $865,000 total during the next couple of months to fund renovations and expansions of two athletic facilities.

One group aims to raise $800,000 to renovate an ice rink at the Marathon Park Ice Arena in Wausau, home to the Wausau East and Wausau West hockey teams. Youth hockey tournaments also are hosted at the facility almost every weekend during the winter hockey season.

The other, the Merrill High School Coaches Committee, intends to raise $65,000 to buy new lifting machines and replace the flooring of the Merrill High School weight room. ...

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