space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* From our readers
space
space
Sports Shorts
* Menominee Scores Big in 6th Grade Hoops
* Niagara, Suring Advance To Set Up Thursday Showdown
* Tyler Nault & Oconto Falls Boys Head To State
* 3 M&O Teams Fall; Gillett Left Standing
* Coleman Finishes Undefeated, On Top Of M-O

space
Peshtigo Fire
space
e-Edition
Now Available
For more information
click here
dot
THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
space
dot
space

Coleman Netters Stand Alone

Thanks to a pair of wins over Suring and Crivitz, the Coleman Cougars sit atop the M-O net standings with a 4-0 readout. Coleman held off pesky Suring in 5 games Thursday before registering a sweep over Crivitz Tuesday.

Three teams share the runner-up spot as Lena, Niagara and Peshtigo sport 3-1 readouts. Wausaukee evened off its volleyball mark at 2-2 with a sweep over Crivitz and STAA.

League play continues Thursday, September 6 with triangulars at Crivitz, Suring and Coleman while dual meets are slated for Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Wausaukee’s Strengths

Key Sweep Of Crivitz
Crivitz was competitive for most of its match against M&O rival Wausaukee Thursday in conference net action.

But unfortunately for the Wolverines, the home team was apparently wasting no time letting opponents know that lack of size won’t be keeping them from competing this season as the Rangers sent Crivitz home by way of a 25-21, 25-17, 25-15 sweep.

“We’re very small this year,” says Wausaukee head coach Tom Pleyte. “But we’re coming along. We’ll just try to take advantage of whatever we can. Keep the ball alive, keep hitting and try to make it so we’re doing the hitting as opposed to the other team doing the hitting at us.”

After a close first game that saw the two teams separated by only four points when the dust settled, the second game was another back and forth struggle midway through as well with Wausaukee holding a slim 12-11 advantage. After the Rangers went up 16-11, the Wolverines put together a string of nice points to get to within two at 19-17.

Then cropped up a phenomenon that would prove to be the undoing of the Crivitz team as they all but handed the opposition seven straight points to close the game out, five of the seven coming by way of unforced errors.

The Rangers hit their stride in the third game as they began to run the Wolverines all over the court. They were serving the ball with velocity as well as accuracy and forcing Crivitz into more frustrating mishits and ill-placed shots.

A 6-1 Rangers’ lead didn’t need long to turn into a 12-3 advantage as the visiting team looked to be overwhelmed by the fast-moving Wausaukee squad. Their shots sailed long and their players struggled to get into position to return strikes.

But the Wolverines clawed their way back into the third frame. As if a switch had been thrown, Crivitz responded and cut the Rangers’ lead to four at 12-8, largely thanks to powerful serves from Kelsey Fickler, who finished Thursday with two aces, and heads up play from Star Batten, who also had a pair of service aces to go along with nine total kills. Jen Kempka chipped in three digs and 15 assists.

The Rangers were just too much though. Crivitz got as close as 13-11 but the home team quickly regrouped, thanks to heavy hitting at the net from the likes of Sara Wickman, four aces and 15 kills, and Stevie Oldenburg, who finished with 12 kills and an assist. Wausaukee corrected its early-game miscues and jumped back out to a 17-13 advantage before overpowering Crivitz with more error-inducing shots and closing it out with a healthy 10-point margin at 25-15.

“I’m pleased because we’re getting a lot of mileage out of what is not a real big team,” said Pleyte. “I would imagine that the difference for us in tonight’s match was our experience. We were a little better at keeping the ball alive than they were tonight.”

Also contributing for Wausaukee were Kaylor Delaet with four kills and an ace to go along with her match-leading 18 assists and Crysta Clark with two kills, three assists and an ace.

Bulldogs Firing On

All Cylinders In

Sweep Of Niagara


Peshtigo got 100% serving efforts from three of its players in a convincing three-game sweep over host Niagara 25-16, 25-20, 25-19.

“Our serving was much better tonight,” says Peshtigo head coach Lynn Kostreva. “We wanted Niagara to earn their points and not much got past us.”

Taylor Romenesko found fair territory on all 15 of her serves while notching four aces to go along with 10 kills and 10 digs. Shannen Ganter had a pair of aces on 10-for-10 serving as well as 12 kills and nice digs. Hannah Romenesko was 17-for-17 at the service line with an ace in addition to her six kills and 18 digs.

Leading the way for Niagara were Kaitlyn Lundin with 12 kills, Abbey Bagnieschi 11 assists as well as a dig and a kill and Maryellen Wagener 10 kills.

“I’m very pleased with how we played,” Kostreva said. “Our transition was great, they covered the floor really well. Also, our communication keeps getting better and better.”

Lena Survives 2nd Game

Scare To Defeat STAA


After dispatching the visiting Cavalettes convincingly in the first game of Thursday's match 25-13, the Lena Wildcats stuttered a bit for a narrow 25-23 win in the second before returning to form and closing things out in the third on a 25-14 effort.

Setting the pace for the winning Wildcats were Elizabeth Salter with four kills and three aces to go along with 16 assists, Holly Blazek with 10 kills, 11 assists and a dig and Kayla VanLanen with 11 kills, an assist, a dig and an ace. Christina Jagiello added five kills, two assists and three aces.

The Cavalettes were led by Molly Linczeski’s 14 digs while teammate Kristin Sorenson chipped in eight digs, two assists and a service ace.

Coleman Holds Off

Suring In 5 Games


After taking the first two games of Thursday’s conference clash against the Eagles 25-21 and 25-18, Coleman looked to be on its way to an easy night to start the season. But Suring battled back and edged the Coleman group 25-23 and 25-20 in games three and four before losing the match 15-5 in the fifth and deciding frame.

Leading the way for the Cougars were Makenzie Sadowski with 16 kills and five aces, Lindsey Kerr with 11 assists and five aces and Abby Bieber with 16 digs.

For Suring, Calley VanBellinger had six kills and six aces, Stormy Gerndt had a pair of blocks and Erin Fisher notched 17 digs.

Coleman Takes Care

Of Crivitz In Sweep


A balanced attack carried Coleman to a 25-16, 25-14 and 25-13 sweep of Crivitz.

Sammy Schaal and Brook Pashek tallied 5 aces each, Ashley Teteak 8 digs, Lindsey Kerr 5 assists while Raena Chucka and Makenzie Sadowski added 2 block kills each.

Star Batten topped Crivitz with 5 kills, Miranda Beaudry 4 spikes and 3 aces, Vikki Neumann 3 spikes, Jen Kempka 8 assists and 2 digs while Brittany Gorman tallied 2 spikes, one tip and an ace.

Peshtigo Hands Lena

First Volleyball Loss


Protecting their homecourt, the Bulldogs never gave Lena a chance in registering a 25-16, 25-11 and 25-10 sweep to improve to 3-1.

“We continue to improve in our transition game. The girls showed a lot of effort and hustle in digging up the shanked balls to get it over on that third hit,” coach Lynn Kostreva said. “We continue to show improvements in all areas.”

Taylor Romenesko tallied 12 kills, 5 digs and was 12-12 on serves, Allie Morris 16 assists, Shannen Ganter 7 kills and 6 digs, Hannah Romenesko 8 digs, 3 spike kills and 18-19 on serves while Nicole Motkowski chipped in with 10 assists, 19-20 serves and 3 aces.

In suffering their first M-O loss, the Wildcats were paced by Liz Salter and Holly Blazek with 14 assists, Kayla VanLanen and Megan Rouer 10 digs, Melissa Bushmaker 9 kills and 9 digs while Vanessa Hanrahan added 8 kills and 7 digs.

Niagara Holds Off Gillett

Now 3-1 In M-O Circuit


After dropping the first two games by identical scores of 25-21, Niagara stormed back to win the final three 25-17, 25-23 and 15-11.

Maryellen Wagener paced the winners with 18 kills, including 12 spikes while adding 2 digs and an assist. Kaitlyn Lundin chipped in with 13 spikes and 2 blocks, Abbey Bagnieschi 16 assists, Shanna Nordell 4 spikes, Shelby Borchardt 3 spikes and 5 digs, Danielle Bennett added 5 digs and 3 spikes.

Kara Brennan finished with 9 spikes and 3 blocks for Gillett, Kayla Sorlie 9 spikes and 4 digs, Brianna Lemirande 8 spikes and 2 blocks, Missy Peterson 9 spikes, Kelsey Hischke 25 digs and 4 aces, Kathryn DeJung 16 assists and 4 digs, Mel Meunier 22 assists, Kaycee Reed 20 digs, Marissa Sherman 11 digs while Alex Schmitz tallied 4 spikes and 4 digs.

Rangers Rout STAA.

Improve Mark To 3-1


With Lauren Edlbeck and Sara Wickman combining for 13 spike kills, the Wausaukee Rangers swept STAA 25-20, 25-21 and 25-14.

Kaylor DeLaet registered 5 aces and 18 assists, Alyssa Ferrington 3 aces and one assist, Stevie Oldenberg 4 spikes and a block, Charleen Fick 3 spikes while Crysta Clark tallied 2 spike kills.

Riley Schultz paced STAA with 5 kills and 5 digs, Lilly Duffrin 6 kills, Kristin Sorensen 8 assists and 3 digs, Linsey Hannon 5 digs and 3 aces, Molly Linczeski 2 spikes and 2 digs, Allysa Hornick 3 digs.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
10-29-2014Obituaries
David A. Varklick Sr.

10-29-2014Obituaries
Joan Y. Timm

10-29-2014Obituaries
Edna C. Rusch

10-29-2014Obituaries
David J. Rosenfeldt, Sr.

10-29-2014Obituaries
Bruce D. Robinson

10-29-2014Obituaries
Audrey Rietz

10-29-2014Obituaries
Margaret Pelkey

10-29-2014Obituaries
Mabel Konell

10-29-2014Obituaries
Doris R. Hardrath

10-29-2014Obituaries
Francis D. Froze

10-29-2014Obituaries
Bernice L. Darne

10-29-2014Obituaries
Harold A. Techmeier

10-29-2014Obituaries
Neil H. Shively

10-29-2014Obituaries
Elizabeth J. Polzin

10-29-2014Obituaries
Elden J. Outcalt

10-29-2014Obituaries
Maryann E. Longrie

10-29-2014Obituaries
Geraldine L. Lambrecht

10-29-2014Obituaries
Rusty Holman

10-29-2014Obituaries
Christian Deckert

10-29-2014Obituaries
Jacqueline M. Dashut

10-29-2014Obituaries
Ronald J. Cubalchini

10-29-2014Obituaries
Sherry S. Carviou

10-29-2014Obituaries
Helen C. Buyarski

10-29-2014Obituaries
Donald G. Bice

10-29-2014Obituaries
Ellen M. Beyer

10-29-2014Sports
Menominee Scores Big in 6th Grade Hoops

10-29-2014Sports
Niagara, Suring Advance To Set Up Thursday Showdown

10-29-2014Sports
Tyler Nault & Oconto Falls Boys Head To State

10-29-2014Sports
3 M&O Teams Fall; Gillett Left Standing

10-29-2014Perspectives
From our readers

10-29-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

10-29-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

10-29-2014News
Legion To Host Trick or Treaters

10-29-2014News
Lake Fire Hosts Trick, Treaters

10-29-2014News
Blood Drive at STAA on Nov. 7

10-29-2014News
Zion Trunk or Treat Oct. 31

10-29-2014Community - Wausaukee
Post 66 To Meet Nov. 1

10-29-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Library E Books Class Nov. 5

10-29-2014Community - Wausaukee
Change Date of Wausaukee Blood Drive

10-29-2014Community - Wausaukee
WEA Trick or Treat for Canned Goods

10-29-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Board Approves School $8.62 Mill Rate

10-29-2014Community - Crivitz
Retired Judge To Speak at Loomis

10-29-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Women’s Club Holiday Auction Nov. 13

10-29-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz VFW Gun, Knife Show Nov. 1

10-29-2014Community - Coleman
Senior Club To Meet at Pound

10-29-2014Community - Coleman
Village Pound Trick or Treat Oct. 31

10-29-2014Community - Coleman
CCBA at 141 Ribbon Cutting

10-29-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Village Board Nov. 3

10-29-2014Front Page
Coleman Elementary World Series Reading Night Scores “Home Run”

10-29-2014Front Page
Judiciary Denies Request for School in Industrial Park

10-29-2014Front Page
Voters To Decide Nov. 4 State, Local Referendums

10-29-2014Front Page
Town of Peshtigo To Buy Tractor/Mower, Not Truck

10-29-2014Front Page
Seven Apply For Cemetery Board

10-23-2014Obituaries
Joyce A. Zorn

10-23-2014Obituaries
Genevieve Van Iten

10-23-2014Obituaries
Susan J. Tetzlaff

10-23-2014Obituaries
Ralph J. Schoch

10-23-2014Obituaries
Francis D. Menacher

10-23-2014Obituaries
Paul R. Madary

10-23-2014Obituaries
Kyle Adam Kobrow

10-23-2014Obituaries
Frances L. Hammersley

10-23-2014Obituaries
William Fumelle

10-23-2014Obituaries
Lucille M. (Opper) Dietzen

10-23-2014Obituaries
Betty E. Bourassa

10-23-2014Obituaries
Ruth J. Bolander

10-23-2014Obituaries
Kenneth Behnke

10-23-2014Obituaries
Lenore M. Teige

10-23-2014Obituaries
Arlene Smolander

10-23-2014Obituaries
Richard R. Moore

10-23-2014Obituaries
Cecil E. Kuhnle

10-23-2014Obituaries
Mabel Konell

10-23-2014Obituaries
Rev. Ralph J. Gillis

10-23-2014Obituaries
Lorraine Fritz

10-23-2014Obituaries
George E. Belaire

10-23-2014Obituaries
Mary F. Baron

10-23-2014Sports
Coleman Finishes Undefeated, On Top Of M-O

10-23-2014Sports
Maroons Make It Six Straight Over Marines

10-23-2014Sports
Free Basketball Clinic For Boys Grades 3-6

10-23-2014Sports
Michigan Muskies Fit To Fight In Wisconsin

10-23-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

10-23-2014Perspectives
From our readers

10-23-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

10-23-2014News
Lake Fire Hosts Trick, Treaters

10-23-2014News
4 Area Students Graduate UW-L

10-23-2014News
Lioness Raffles at Equity Nov. 7

10-23-2014News
Karla Blohm Benefit Oct. 25

10-23-2014Community - Wausaukee
Pembine Senior Class Craft Fair

10-23-2014Community - Wausaukee
Remove Decorations Wausaukee Cemetery

10-23-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Acts On Budget, Pumper Truck, Old Tires

10-23-2014Community - Wausaukee
Acts On Mobile Home Variance, ATV Route

10-23-2014Community - Crivitz
Loomis Historical Thanksgiving Meal

10-23-2014Community - Crivitz
FAB Event & Planning Business Opens in Crivitz

10-23-2014Community - Crivitz
Dr. Nichols To Speak At Cornerstone Nov. 2

10-23-2014Community - Crivitz
CBA Lists Events, Seek New Director, Secretary

10-23-2014Community - Coleman
Red Arrow Snowmobile ATV Club Booyah Party

10-23-2014Community - Coleman
Lena Fall Craft, Bake Sale Oct. 26

10-23-2014Community - Coleman
Lena School Hires Worker, Names Delegate

10-23-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman-Pound Library Open House, Renovated

10-23-2014Front Page
LCS Detroit Launch Makes Big Splash

10-23-2014Front Page
Bill Reynolds Gets Tentative Nod As County Administrator

10-23-2014Front Page
Hwy. 141 Expressway To Give DOT Access Control

10-23-2014Front Page
Town of Peshtigo Works Out “No Increase” Budget

10-23-2014Front Page
Anderson, Pazynski Chair, Vice Chair At Twin County

10-15-2014Sports
Marinette County Deer Advisory Council Second Meeting Oct. 28

10-15-2014Sports
Another Big Invite, Another Strong Bulldogs Showing

10-15-2014Sports
Season Coming To Close, Badgers Still On Top Of M-O With Perfect 14-0 Mark

10-15-2014Sports
Playoff Picture Taking Shape

10-15-2014Perspectives
From our readers

10-15-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

10-15-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

10-15-2014Obituaries
Nancy L. Trepanier

10-15-2014Obituaries
Donna L. Rowley

10-15-2014Obituaries
Clarence W. Retlick

10-15-2014Obituaries
Douglas J. Payette

10-15-2014Obituaries
Beverly A. Johnson

10-15-2014Obituaries
Marie P. Holquist

10-15-2014Obituaries
John (Jack) E. Voyle

10-15-2014Obituaries
Roger C. Utke

10-15-2014Obituaries
Betty L. and Lloyd Tuma

10-15-2014Obituaries
Jackie Teteak

10-15-2014Obituaries
Anne C. Smith

10-15-2014Obituaries
Eunice C. School

10-15-2014Obituaries
Phyllis M. Rothlesberger

10-15-2014Obituaries
Gladys K. Rhoades

10-15-2014Obituaries
Emily M. O’Connor

10-15-2014Obituaries
Robert L. Ness

10-15-2014Obituaries
Eunice F. Meinert

10-15-2014Obituaries
Joseph F. McAuliffe

10-15-2014Obituaries
Betty Ann Kress

10-15-2014Obituaries
Norbert J. Jaworski

10-15-2014Obituaries
Agnes M. Hoffman

10-15-2014Obituaries
Marie A. Harris

10-15-2014Obituaries
Marilyn P. Graham

10-15-2014Obituaries
Marjorie E. Chaney

10-15-2014Obituaries
John P. Butts

10-15-2014Obituaries
Irene M. Brekke

10-15-2014Obituaries
Penny L. Berger

10-15-2014Obituaries
Wesley W. Anderson

10-15-2014Obituaries
Gene H. Albers

10-15-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Library Digital on e Books

10-15-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Clerk is Institute Grad

10-15-2014Community - Wausaukee
SC Fire, Rescue Plans Bake Sale

10-15-2014Community - Wausaukee
Big Crowd Attends Fall Fest at Wausaukee Oct. 4

10-15-2014Community - Crivitz
Halloween at Assisted Living

10-15-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Kindergartners Take Part in “Flat Stanley” Project

10-15-2014Community - Crivitz
Haunted Hallways, Bingo at School Oct. 30

10-15-2014Community - Crivitz
MI Special Meet To Finalize Budget

10-15-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman-Pound Lions List Coming Events

10-15-2014Community - Coleman
T/Pound Board Asks Plan Unit To View Lot Coverage

10-15-2014Community - Coleman
Kickers Halloween Party at Equity


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Do you think the Republicans will take control of the U.S. Senate in the November 4 election?
space Yes
No
Undecided
space
TO VOTE CLICK
YES, NO or UNDECIDED

Suggest a Question
space .
space
FRONT
space
.
space
CLASSIFIEDS
space
.
space
COMMUNITY
space
.
space
GUEST BOOK
space
.
space
NEWS
space
.
space
OBITS
space
.
space
PERSPECTIVES
space
.
space
SPORTS
space
.
space
SUBSCRIBE
space
.
space
.
space
PESHTIGO FIRE
space
.
space
CUSTOM PRINTING
space
.
space
TIMES' SAVER
space
.
space
Click for Peshtigo, Wisconsin Forecast
FORECAST
space
Quick...
News or Ad Search
Enter News key words.
Enter Ad key words.



Peshtigo Times
841 Maple St
PO Box 187
Peshtigo, WI 54157
Phone: 715-582-4541
Email:
News@
PeshtigoTimes.com

space
Fax: 715-582-4662
© 2000-2014
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites