May 20, 2010Whitewater — Warm temperatures. Blue skies. The sun shining down.
It was a picture perfect Saturday at the Rock Valley Conference meet. Unfortunately for the Big Foot boys and girls track squads, that didn't translate to much team success.
The boys were eighth out of 12 RVC teams with a score of 35.5. Coach Greg Lueck said a better result was a difficult task.
May 20, 2010Waterford — It came down to the third set of the No. 2 doubles match for the Badger boys tennis squad Monday night at Waterford.
Badger's Kevin Williams and Kolin Harrigan had just lost the second set and needed a victory for Badger to defeat the Wolverines and move into a first-place tie.
Williams and Harrigan rose to the occasion, winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 over Waterford's Max Lindell and D.J. Mireles and catapulting the Badgers into first place in the Southern Lakes Conference (5-2).
Lady Bulldogs rout FalconsMay 13, 2010Williams Bay — The Williams Bay softball squad enjoyed a cupcake Friday night in the form of the Hustisford Falcons. The Bay erupted for 10 runs in the first inning and nine in the third on its way to a 21-2 shellacking in five innings. With the victory, the Bulldogs improved to 10-6 overall and 7-3 in the Trailways South Conference.
Badger stays in line for SLC crownMay 13, 2010Kansasville — The Badger golf squad remained in the hunt for a Southern Lakes title Monday night at Brighton Dale.Powered by Ryan Garske’s 39, the Badgers soundly defeated Westosha Central, 164-186. Badger, ranked seventh in the latest Wisconsin Golf Coaches Association poll, improved to 6-1 in SLC meets. Coach Dave DeShambo was impressed by his team’s performance.
Lady Bulldogs keep rollingMay 06, 2010Pardeeville — Solid hitting and stellar pitching propelled the Williams Bay softball squad to a doubleheader sweep at Pardeeville Monday. In the second game, the Bulldogs blanked Pardeeville, 8-0, behind another strong outing on the hill from Sam Storms. The freshman hurler went the distance, striking out seven and forcing 12 groundouts.
Tracksters brave severe
weather at Badger InviteMay 06, 2010Treacherous weather including threats of thunderstorms and lightning may have cut the Badger Invite short Friday, but the Badger track squads still were able to break some records and post solid times. The boys placed sixth as a team with 49 points, but some individuals had great performances. Wes Aranda set a new school record in the 100 meter dash with a 10.7, and the 800 relay team of Justin Bowers, Jarek Kunz, Aranda and Connor Kotula broke the school mark with a time of 1:32.88.
Tracksters roar at Lyon InviteApril 29, 2010Whitewater — The Badger boys track squad faced little resistance Friday at the Randy Lyon Invitational. The guys grabbed first place with a top score of 181.5, well ahead of Whitewater’s second-place mark of 164. The highlight of the event was the 4x100 relay team of Jarek Kunz, Justin Bowers, Wes Aranda and Peter Scheuerman. They set a school record with a time of 43.73.
Chiefs double up Highway 67 rivalsApril 29, 2010Williams Bay — Heading into Saturday’s tilt against the Bulldogs, the Big Foot softball team didn’t have much going for it. The Chiefs were 0-7 overall, still searching for answers and that elusive first win. The squad had played a couple close games but just couldn’t get over the hump. That all changed against Williams Bay.
The perfect ‘Storms’ blanks the PiratesApril 22, 2010Williams Bay — The start of the spring season has been an up and down one for the Williams Bay softball squad, but one thing has remained constant — the rising star of Sam Storms. The freshman hurler turned in another impressive performance Monday against Fall River. She pitched a complete game shutout, striking out 12 and surrendering only three hits in six innings in a 10-0 rout. Storms didn’t allow any walks. The Bay bats erupted for three-run rallies in the third and fifth innings. Leah Newel led the charge by going 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored. Storms, Sarah Mather and Emily Laidley also had hits.
Badger crushes county foes for titleApril 22, 2010Fontana — The Badger boys golf squad flexed its muscles Monday. The team scored a 322, good enough for first place in the Walworth County Open, played on a gorgeous wind-free day at Big Foot Country Club. Badger, the area’s sixth-ranked team according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, had three players take the top three spots and all five in the top 10.
Badger golf ready to reignApril 15, 2010Lyons Township — Last year, the Badger boys golf squad made a magical run at the state tournament. Alex Gaugert topped the field after the first day of competition, and the team finished third overall. After losing only one player, Austin Gaugert, to graduation, the Badgers return four key cogs from last year’s Southern Lakes title squad. Fourth-year coach Dave DeShambo said his team’s experience will be a major strength.