Thursday, December 27, 2012
Starting the year off 7-3 overall, 4-3 in the Woodland Conference, Shorewood hasn't lost two games in a row all season, and is on track to have its best season since 2005-2006 when it went 12-9.
The lady Greyhounds are on the verge of a big season. Starting the year off 7-3 overall, 4-3 in the Woodland Conference, Shorewood hasn't lost two games in a row all season, and is on track to have its best season since 2005-2006 when it went 12-9. In contrast, the Greyhounds finished last year 7-17 (3-9). Dating back to 2008, the team went winless for two seasons in a row. The Greyhounds are just one game behind conference leader Whitnall. Edging out Wauwatosa West 37-34 before the holiday break, the Greyhounds will look to continue their success when they return to the court for an away game at St. Francis on Jan. 4. That game starts at 7:30 p.m.
Monday, November 12, 2012
With record-setting performances and four first place finishes, the Shorewood High School girls swimming team hoisted their seventh state title during the Division 2 state meet on Friday.
Four first place finishes and record-setting performances carried the Shorewood High School girls swimming team to its seventh WIAA Division 2 state title Friday night in Madison. The Greyhounds secured their first state title since 2003 behind efforts from junior Kristin Malone and sophomore Rachel Munson. The girls topped last year's champs Milton, 255 points to 217. Grafton came in third with 193 points. Malone clocked in at 1:48.83 in the 200 freestyle, breaking a three-year old record, and snapped a five-year old record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 50.28. Munson plunged into the record books when she claimed the 100 breaststroke with a 1:01.37 effort, setting a new record by nearly two seconds. Senior Ellen Stello won the 500 …
Monday, October 29, 2012
As a No. 2 seed, Shorewood enjoyed a first-round bye and only need two wins to spark a state tournament berth.
The Shorewood boys volleyball team is two wins away from securing a spot in the state tournament for the first time since 2005. The No. 2 Greyhounds (9-3) will meet No. 3 Pius XI (8-5) on Tuesday night at 7 at Shorewood High School, 1701 E. Capitol Dr., for a sectional semi-final matchup. As a No. 2 seed, Shorewood got a first round bye. Shorewood won its lone regular season matchup against Pius XI.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
High school track teams come out on top to move on to the state tournament.
- On Patch
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Friday, October 12, 2012
A Zucker classic is posted anew, and the Messwood football team has attracted quite a few cameras in its 6-1 season.
If this all seems like a bad movie — or a bunch of them — it must be YouTube. And while amateurs make the video-sharing site what it is, Shorewood’s famous professional directors showed up anew in the last month with a classic. Paramount Movies recently uploaded the trailer to Top Secret!, a post-Airplane! offering from Shorewood’s David and Jerry Zucker. Among the relentless gags in the movie, according to the notes with the video, is the singing of the East German national anthem to the Shorewood High School fight song tune. Want more music? Then watch — at your own risk — some karaoke performances from Shorewood Intermediate School’s welcome-back picnic. A group of boys and a group of girls each showed some courage in grabbing the mic…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
After school officials removed the existing logo because it contained a religious symbol, the Messmer/Shorewood co-op football team will wear new decals during Friday night's game.
Messmer/Shorewood football coach Drake Zortman said new helmet decals to be debuted Friday night will celebrate the success the co-op football team has realized this season. "A 6-1 record currently, and locking up a playoff berth," Zortman said, detailing the successes. Shorewood district officials removed the student-designed logo that was used this year — a greyhound and a bishop’s hat with a religious cross, which represent both schools — after a parent emailed the district and expressed concern over its religious symbolism. On Wednesday afternoon during a press conference, Zortman unveiled the team's new logo: a football with the words "2012 Playoffs" on it. "I think we're going to be the only school celebrating on their helmets the …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Shorewood stuck to the ground game Thursday night, with four different players reaching the endzone seven times and racking up 305 yards.
Messwood built on its undefeated season Thursday, traveling to HOPE Christian and trouncing them 56-6 in a conference match. With the win, the Shorewood/Messmer football team improved to 4-0 (3-0) this season, remaining atop the Midwest Classic Conference. Shorewood stuck to the ground game, with four different players reaching the endzone seven times and racking up 305 yards. Messwood RB Alec Grimmer contributed to the rout when he returned a kickoff 81 yards for a touchdown. Taylor threw for 69 yards, and Messwood TE Jonathon Carson lead all in receiving with 39 yards. HOPE’s Anthony Poe was the game’s rushing leader with 199 yards. Messwood will host Lake Country Lutheran Sept. 21for its next matchup starting at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Gov. Scott Walker has on his desk new legislation that would require young athletes suspected of having a head injury to be removed from the activity until he or she can be evaluated by a health care provider.
Randee Drew saw stars as he dropped to one knee. Moments before, the 190-pound Northern Illinois cornerback attempted to tackle a 270-pound Wisconsin Badgers tight end in a game at Camp Randall Stadium during the 2002 season. "I whacked him with everything I had," said Drew, a member of the Nicolet High School Athletic Hall of Fame. "I was kind of woozy for about two plays," he added during a recent interview. "I said, 'Please Lord, don't throw the ball over here,' because I wasn't all there." Given the hard-hitting nature of football, there is not much that can be done to prevent concussions, according to Drew. However, Drew said that once an athlete is dazed by a big hit, trainers, coaches and parents need to proper care is given to …
Friday, March 9, 2012
The Blue Dukes will advance to the final round of regionals on Saturday with a home game against Brown Deer; young Shorewood team looks forward to potential of next year's squad.
The halfcourt lob that guard Maddy Garcia drained, beating the buzzer signaling the end of the first quarter, was indicative of Whitefish Bay’s night as they cruised past Shorewood Friday, 44-24, in a Division 2 WIAA regional semifinal game. It would be Garcia’s only three points of the night, but with Whitefish Bay’s defense and the Greyhounds missing six of their nine free throws, they picked up their 19th win of the season. With Friday night’s win, the Dukes are looking forward to the WIAA regional finals round, where they will clash with Brown Deer on Saturday. Elisabeth Johnston and Maya Jonas led the way for the Dukes with 11 points apiece, and Grace Hayes picked up five points for the Greyhounds. Dukes head coach Greg Capper said …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
State athletic association clarifies rule governing playoff eligibility of teams that left a conference without WIAA approval.
Following controversy over a WIAA rule and the Shorewood/Messmer football team's playoff eligibility in October, the state school athletic association changed the wording in its bylaws Wednesday to eliminate future confusion. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WIAA met Wednesday to discuss its playoff seeding, but also alter the bylaw governing the playoff eligibility of teams that leave a conference without WIAA approval. The combined team also known as Messwood had initially been denied eligibility for the playoffs because it left the Woodland Conference in 2007 and WIAA rules state teams that do so are not eligible for the playoffs for four years. Messmer/Shorewood officials argued they had followed the rules as they were …