Track and field: Shawano teams 5th in Pulaski

The Shawano Community High School boys and girls track and field teams each placed fifth at the Pulaski Red Raider Invitational on Thursday.

The boys had two individuals grab first-place finishes — Elliott Lowney in the 400-meter dash (53.96) and Michael Klement in the pole vault (12 feet, 0 inches).

The girls 4x800 relay team of Grace Beyer, Carrie Young, Lydia Beyer and Odessa Arce also came in first in 10:19.34.

Placing second for the girls was Isabel Roloff in the 100 (13.34), Arce in the 800 (2:29.86) and Tori DePerry in the high jump (5-0). Alice Hoffmann took third in the 3,200 (12:49.39).

Reef Anthony placed third in the boys pole vault (11-0), while Nathan Krizan was third in the shot put (43-06.25).

Girls team scores: 1. Bay Port 155; 2. De Pere 154.5; 3. Ashwaubenon 129; 4. Pulaski 119.5; 5. Shawano 63; 6. Green Bay East 46; 7. Menasha 24.


Boys golf: Witt-Birn third at invite

Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School golfers posted a team score of 380 to place third at an invitational at Whistling Straits Golf Course on Thursday.

Ian Resch posted an 18-hole round of 87 to lead the Chargers and place fifth overall as an individual. Justin Keeney (93) and Maverick Beran (99) also posted scores under 100. Calvin Scheurer (101) and Logan Balliett (109) rounded out the five-golfer team.

Bonduel finished fifth as a team with a score of 434. Carter Siolka led the Bears with a round of 95, placing 12th as an individual.

Aaron Schaal fired a 106, while Rhett Hertzfeldt tallied a 114 and Cooper Uelman a 119. Brooks Dehn (128) rounded out the five-golfer team.

The Menominee Indian/Gresham co-op finished 10th with a team score of 476. Josh Hoffman tied for seventh as an individual with a round of 90 to lead the way.

Saswaen Shawanokasic (124), Gregory Turney (130), Johnny Kerry (132) and Shawn Fish (142) rounded out the team.


High School Highlights


Bonduel 10

Three Lakes 2

The Bears eased past the Bluejays in nonconference action Friday.

McKenzie Wollenberg led Bonduel at the plate with three hits and three runs scored. Halea Sporisky had two hits.

Taylor Luepke earned the win in the circle. She struck out eight batters, four of which came over the final two innings.

Marion 6

Tigerton 4

The Mustangs scored six runs in the fifth inning to top the Tigers in Central Wisconsin Conference-North Division play Friday.

Kendra Barrow struck out six batters while earning the win in the circle. Kyla Zillmer and Amiya Peterson each had three hits for the Mustangs, while Barrow, Tessa Brei and Bridget Bazile all had two hits.

Molly Brehm, Bethany Jobe and Colleen Smith all had two hits for Tigerton. Adrienne Brady was dealt the loss.

Luxemburg-Casco 13

Shawano 3 (5 inn.)


College Highlights

Wagner sixth in high jump

Shawano Community High School graduate and current UW-Whitewater freshman Atty Wagner earned his team four points after placing sixth in the high jump at the Augustana Meet of Champions that took place April 18 and 19.

Wagner cleared a height of 1.85 meters (6 feet, 0.75 inches). UW-Whitewater teammate Quinn Halversen cleared 2.05 meters (6-08.75) to take first.

The Whitewater men’s team scored 175 points to take first.

Stewart competes at La Crosse

Current UW-River Falls sophomore Allison Stewart, who competed for the Gresham/Bowler co-op in high school, ran the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the UW-La Crosse Phil Esten Challenge at Veterans Memorial Stadium on April 19.

In the 100, Stewart posted a time of 13.04 seconds and then 13.30 seconds. Stewart ran the 200 in 27.06 seconds and took 30th.

The UW-River Falls women came in 11th with 16 team points.

Pietz runs in California


Sports Briefs

Golf outing to support Toys 4 Tots

The Bullpen Bar in Pulcifer is hosting a golf outing on Saturday, May 11. Proceeds will go to Toys 4 Tots, which helps distribute toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy Christmas presents.

The outing, set for May 11, is an 18 hole, four-person team scramble at Golden Sands Golf Course, 300 Nabor Road, Cecil. A 1:30 p.m. shotgun start is scheduled.

The cost is $45 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart and a steak dinner after — served at The Bullpen Bar, W2330 State Highway 22, Pulcifer. There will also be 50/50 and bucket raffles.

Call 715-745-2189 to reserve your spot, or with any questions.

Brian Butch basketball camp coming to Shawano

Brian Butch is bringing his basketball camp to Shawano this summer.

A boys camp will be held from 8-10 a.m., with the girls following at 10 a.m. to noon June 10-12.


North Star makes donation to Oshkeshequoam

Contributed Photo James Oshkeshequoam, left, receives a $750 check from North Star Mohican Casino Resort marketing director Brian Denny. Oshkeshequoam will be coaching in the Division 4 boys Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game and needed to raise at least $500 for the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer Fund to participate.

North Star Mohican Casino Resort announced that it has made a $750 donation to the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer in the name of Menominee Indian boys basketball coach James Oshkeshequoam.

Oshkeshequoam, who is one of the Division 4 boys All Star coaches, was selected to coach for the 2019 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All Star Games in Wisconsin Dells in June. The main goal of the event is to raise money to help fight the battle against childhood cancer. Every All Star participant must raise money in order to participate in the games.

“It is my goal to be the leading fundraiser for this longtime event in the state of Wisconsin and in helping fight against childhood cancer,” said Oshkeshequoam. “This is a great cause to support as the success rate of beating childhood cancer is now near 80%. We want to make that number 100%.”


Track and field: Bonduel teams each place first at Suring Invite

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Jared Wondra, center, and Carter Kurey, right, race toward the finish line in the 800 during Tuesday’s Suring Invite. Wondra finished second and Kurey came in fourth.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Bonduel’s Allaina Robaidek, right, hands the baton to Kylie Hoffman in the 4x200 relay at Tuesday’s Suring Invite. The Bears placed second in the relay event.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Wolf River Lutheran’s Madison Roberts takes off in the triple jump during Tuesday’s Suring Invite. Roberts took third in the event.

Leader Photo by Morgan Rode Menominee Indian’s Mimi Beaulieu-Morgan sprints toward the finish line in the 800 during Tuesday’s Suring Invite. She finished third.

The Bonduel High School boys and girls track and field teams each placed first at the Suring Invite on Tuesday behind several strong individual performances and relay finishes.

The boys team scored 170.5 points, while the girls tallied 160.

Canaan Szoszorek earned two of the boys eight first-place finishes on the night. Szoszorek won the discus with a throw of 139 feet, 6 inches and the shot put with a heave of 45-11.5.

“A night like tonight just keeps my confidence levels up and it’s making me realize I’m improving slowly,” Szoszorek said. “I can’t get down on myself, I just need to stay positive and hope for nights where I win my events.”

Also placing first for the Bonduel boys was Dylan Springborn in the long jump (18-10), Colin Ewing in the 3,200-meter run (11:43.48) and Isaac Banker in the 400 (55.94).


Track and field: Shawano teams 4th at Bay quad

The Shawano Community High School track and field teams each placed fourth while competing at a Bay Conference Quad at New London High School on Tuesday.

The boys 4x200-meter relay team placed first with a time of 1 minute, 40.87 seconds. The boys 4x100 relay came in second in 46.71.

Parker Pues won the long jump with a leap of 20 feet, 7 inches, while Nathan Krizan took first in the shot put (42-04).

Michael Klement took second in the pole vault (11 feet), while Reef Anthony tied for third (also 11 feet). Elliott Lowney claimed third in the high jump (5-08).

The girls 4x200 relay placed first with a time of 1:58.73. Tori DePerry won the high jump after clearing 5 feet.

Morgan Weinig finished second in the shot put (32-11). Carrie Young placed third in the 200 (29.44).

Boys team scores: 1. West De Pere 94.5; 2. New London 89; 3. Menasha 49; 4. Shawano 39.5.


Track and field: Tigerton girls 3rd, Gresham/Bowler 4th at invite

Behind some standout individual performances, the Tigerton and Gresham/Bowler girls track and field teams placed in the top five at the T-Bird Invite at Iola-Scandinavia High School on Tuesday.

The Tigerton girls tallied 77.5 points to take third outright. The Gresham/Bowler girls tied Iola-Scandinavia for fourth with 62 points.

Mary Kreklow and Bethany Kreklow were the only two runners in the 1,600-meter run, posting times of 7 minutes, 1.02 seconds and 7:29.54, respectively. Mary Kreklow was second in the 3,200 (15:26.12).

Ladia Block claimed second in the 800 (2:57.32), while Elizabeth Robbins was third in the 200 (30.7). Monika Minniecheske placed second in the 100 hurdles (19.36) and third in the 300 hurdles (58.83).

For the Gresham/Bowler girls, Hannah Cerveny placed second in the 300 hurdles (57.3), while Karisa Nietzer was third in the shot put (28 feet, 7.5 inches).


Track and field: Clintonville girls third at home quad

The Clintonville High School girls track and field team placed third at its home quad Tuesday behind a pair of first-place finishes from Allysin Booth.

Booth won the 100-meter hurdles (15.58) and the long jump (15 feet, 8 inches). She also placed second in the high jump (5-1), behind teammate Elly Arndt (5-2).

Jasmine Wilson claimed first in the 3,200 (13:24.49).

Arndt and Booth were on the 4x200 relay team that took first in 1:54.01. Madison Hohn and Lizzy Weatherwax filled out the relay team.

Arndt finished second in the 100 (12.92). Also placing second for the girls was Lizzy Weatherwax in the 800 (2:33.52) and Jennifer Peeters in the shot put (34-05).

Taking third for the girls team was Wilson in the 1,600 (6:00.7), Hohn in the 300 hurdles (51.21) and Aeriell Mohr in the shot put (34-04) and discus (87-10).

The boys scored 4.5 points on the night.


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