Monday, May 13, 2013
Girls softball team earns two wins in five games last week.
Here is a roundup of Shorewood High School sports courtesy of Athletic Director Bill Haury. Girl’s softball — In their second week of five or more games, the varsity girls earned two wins against three losses. They lost to Whitnall, 11-0 with the Falcomns scoring seven of their runs in the third and fouth innings. They split a double header with Brown Deer, winning 5-4 in the first game and losing the second game, 4-6. In the second inning, Brittany Lee hit a 2-out, 2-run single that gave Shorewood the lead that they never relinquished on their way to the 5-4 victory. Brittany also made a diving catch in center field to save what would have been a three run homer. Aisling Moloney and Ashley Eimers each had two hits and Aisling stole home …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Girls soccer team drops first Woodland Conference match.
Here is a roundup of Shorewood High School sports courtesy of Athletic Director Bill Haury. Girl’s softball — The girls played six games in four days, with the game on Friday being rained out. The girls went 0-6, but played competitive throughout the week. Their best game was on Tuesday against Pewaukee where they kept the game close and mounted a rally in the final inning only to come up short in a 12-9 loss. Freshman Celeste Carroll continues to pitch well and the defense gives her strong support in the field, it’s just the team’s offense that has not gotten going yet this spring. Golf — On Friday, the five varsity golfers worked through the rain and cold to take sixth place out of 14 teams in the Port Washington Invitational. Bobby Kohl…
Monday, May 6, 2013
Rob McCabe was named Division 2 swim coach of the year, and Kristin Malone swimmer of the year by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coach Association.
Shorewood High School's swimming program garnered accolades this weekend, receiving awards for Division 2 coach of the year and swimmer of the year. For the third time since 2001, Rob McCabe has been named coach of the year. He heads both SHS swim teams, as well as the Shorewood Swim Club. And, junior Kristin Malone was named swimmer of the year. The two were honored Sunday at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coach Association's annual banquet. Malone is an 11-time conference champion, the state record holder in the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyle events and holds numerous school and pool records at SHS. After she graduates from high school, Malone plans to continue swimming in college at the Division 1 level. Currently, she is keeping …
Monday, April 22, 2013
The boy's track and field team take first place team honors during the Brown Deer Invitational.
Here is a roundup of Shorewood High School sports courtesy of Athletic Director Bill Haury. Golf — On Tuesday, the golf team tied Milwaukee Pius XI for second place in a Woodland East Division Mini Meet. The team was just six strokes behind first place South Milwaukee. The team was led by Bobby Kohl who shot 44, and James Wakley who shot 45. Brian Morris turned in a 47 in what could be called difficult ground conditions at best. Boy’s tennis — The varsity team opened their conference schedule with a 4-3 win against Whitnall on Tuesday. Five of the seven matches went to three sets with Tim Perry winning at No. 1 singles and Ethan Halloran & Sean Kelly winning at No. 1 doubles. On Friday and Saturday, the varsity team participated in the …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Busy week of athletics include the East Side Cup girls soccer tournament hosted at Shorewood High School on Friday and Saturday.
Here is a roundup of Shorewood High School sports courtesy of Athletic Director Bill Haury. Track and Field – On Saturday, the Wisconsin Track and Field Association hosted the Wisconsin Indoor Championship meet at UW-Whitewater. Leading the way for the girl’s team was the 4 x 200 relay team of Chiara Sanders, Olivia Alvarez, Lily Blind and Alexis Farrington. They placed eighth with a state honor roll leading D2 time of 1:51.92. Alexis Farrington placed eighth in the 400 meters with a time of 61.32 which places her in second place on the D2 honor roll this season. Morgan Florsheim ran a great race, leading from start to finish in her heat, to place seventh overall and placing her with the sixth best D2 time for the 1600 in 5:13.86. The 4…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Head boys volleyball coach, who led the Greyhounds to three state tournament berths since 2000, and a Woodland Conference Championship last fall, resigns to spend more time with family.
After leading the Greyhounds to three state tournament berths since 2000, and a Woodland Conference Championship last fall, boys volleyball head coach Kevin Gemignani is stepping down. The veteran coach hopes his resignation will allow him to spend more time with his family, ShorewoodNOW reports. He added all scheduled commitments for the 2013 season will be honored.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Spring sports season kicks off this week with Shorewood tennis, track and field and girls soccer.
Here is a roundup of Shorewood High School sports courtesy of Athletic Director Bill Haury. Softball — After three cancelled games due to weather and field conditions, the varsity girl’s open the 2013 spring season with a non-conference victory over Heritage Christian, 19-10. After the first inning, the Greyhounds held a slim 3-2 lead. It was the second inning, where the team batted through the order to take an 11-3 lead that they held behind the pitching of Cindy Schuelke who recorded the win. Celeste Carroll pitched two innings of relief. -- And, here's a list of this week's sporting events: Monday — Softball @ Saint Francis, 4:15 p.m. Tuesday — Boy’s tennis @ Brown Deer, 4 p.m. Wednesday — Softball @ Cudahy, 4:15 p.m. Thursday — …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Shorewood schools are widely known for their strong focus on the arts, and with that has emerged the perception that it isn't a "sports district." But, is that a false perception, given recent success by several teams?
The Shorewood School District is widely known for its strong focus on the arts, with celebrated theater, band, orchestra and choral programs, churning out right-brained graduates. With that, some argue the district's sports programs have suffered over the years as a result. A perception has emerged that Shorewood isn’t a "sports district," and doesn’t put an emphasis on athletics, high school track coach and Lake Bluff physical education teacher Dominic Newman said. “I feel that Shorewood is not recognized as a sports district,” Newman said. "That's a perception that every coach is trying to change." But athletics in the district seem to be on the verge of a revival. Shorewood High School was ranked third in the Wisconsin Sports Network …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Messmer/Shorewood's top receiving threat, racking up nearly 750 receiving yards last season, has reportedly received his first offer to play college football with Central Michigan University.
Messmer/Shorewood's top receiving threat, Jonathan Carson, has received his first offer to play college football from Central Michigan University. The Messwood tight end/defensive end caught 27 passes, 8 for touchdowns, and collected 734 yards last season, according to Wissports.net. He was a leader on offense, helping Messwood go 7-1 during the regular season, before running into Whitefish Bay in the first round of WIAA playoffs. Carson, a Messmer junior who also plays basketball, is also garnering interest from Big Ten schools including Wisconsin and Michigan State, as well as other universities like Iowa State, Northern Illinois, Harvard and South Dakota State, Wissports.net reports. He told Rivals.com while most schools are …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Girls basketball team's season ends after tough, triple-OT loss.
Here is a roundup of Shorewood High School sports courtesy of Athletic Director Bill Haury: Boys Ice Hockey — The WNS team took part in the WIAA State Tournament on Thursday night with a quarterfinal game against Eau Claire Memorial. During the first period, both games played a fast-paced game. Although WNS outshot Memorial, the first period was ultimately scoreless. Four minutes into the second period, Memorial scored with an impressive two-assist backhanded goal that game them a 1-0 lead. Four minutes later, WNS scored to tie the game 1-1. Just a minute into the third period, Memorial intercepted a pass to take a 2-1 lead that they were able to hold throughout the remainder of the game to secure the victory. Despite the loss, however, it…