space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin
space
space
Sports Shorts
* Winter Team Tournament Sportsmanship Winners
* Crivitz Boys, Suring Gals Top Triangular
* M-O Standouts Selected To Football Foundation Team
* Peshtigo Scholarship Golf Outing Slated
* Suring Struggles In Dual Meet With L-C, Collect 6 Total Wins

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

Suring Clips Coleman, Now 5-0

Combining a stingy defense with a big play offense, the unbeaten Suring Eagles continue to share the M-O Conference football lead with Peshtigo.

Suring moved to 5-0 overall and 4-0 in league play following a 20-6 beating of visiting Coleman Friday night. The victory not only keeps Suring in first place, but qualifies them for post-season play.

The Eagles used the big play ability of Jay Tienor and Dillon Kempen to break the game open with a pair of second half scores against the two-time defending champions. Tienor accounted for 153 total yards and had a hand in two scores while Kempen rushed for 113 yards and a touchdown.

Elsewhere in the M-O loop, the Lena-STAA Titans blanked Gillett 13-0 for their first win “on the field”. Earlier this season, the Titans were awarded a forfeit victory over Three Lakes in a crossover clash.

The final game on tap saw Crivitz fall to visiting Crandon 28-22 in overtime as the Wolverines playoff hopes took a hit.

M-O outings on Friday, September 28 find Northern Elite visiting Peshtigo, Suring takes the hike to Wausaukee, Crivitz heads to Gillett and Lena-STAA travels to Coleman.

Suring Stays Unbeaten,

Powers Past Coleman


With their defense keeping Coleman in check, Suring stayed perfect on the season with a 20-6 conference win Friday night. The Eagles limited Coleman to 148 total yards and just one score to earn the victory.

The usually explosive Coleman offense never got untracked and spun its wheels to average just 3.5 yards per play.

“Very similar feeling at the end of this game as the Peshtigo game. We couldn’t get anything on the ground and our lack of speed hurt us,” Coleman coach Jeff Bronson said.

The best Coleman could offer was the running of Dexter Karban for 98 yards over 19 carries. Marc Lansin was second with 6 rushes for 21 yards, Trevor Seewald 7-18 and Mason Mergener 4-11.

“We had opportunities in the game, but whether turnovers, penalties or blocking errors prevented us from getting any momentum. Defensively we had people in the correct place, we just could not finish. Suring made plays when they had opportunities and we didn’t,” Bronson added. “We made too many errors to defeat a determined and experienced team from Suring.”

Seewald returned the opening kickoff 33 yards to the 46, setting up Coleman’s first possession. A pair of 8 yard runs by Karban and Marc Lansin put the ball at the Suring 30 before a holding penalty pushed the Cougars back to the 35. On the next play Seewald lost control of the ball with Suring recovering at its own 47.

The Eagles didn’t waste much time as six plays produced points. After gaining 4 yards on three downs, Suring pulled off a fake punt with Tienor racing to the 24. Two plays later Tienor hooked up with Cody Christensen from 20 yards out for the score (6:07). Blake Strehlow booted the extra point for a 7-0 lead.

That’s how the half ended as Coleman punted 3 times, saw Seewald get picked off by Dan Sweda before taking a knee with time running out.

Suring on the other hand moved the ball but couldn’t put points on the board. The Eagles wasted a golden scoring opportunity when Strehlow returned a punt to the Coleman 27. Suring moved to the six yard line only to see Kempen get stopped short of a first down with 7:24 left in the half.

With time ticking under 2 1/2 minutes, the Eagles saw Tienor flip a 37 yard pass to Kempen to the Coleman 19 before getting turned away. A holding penalty followed by a couple of incomplete passes ruined any hopes of scoring.

Following a halftime chat with Bronson, the Cougars closed the deficit to 7-6 when Karban scooted in from 7 yards out. The conversion attempt failed.

Suring answered before the quarter expired as the quick stepping Tienor raced through the Coleman defense for a 46 yard scoring jaunt. Strehlow’s kick upped the lead to 14-6.

Suring added a big insurance touchdown in the fourth quarter when Kempen found a gap and rambled 31 yards to the end zone.

The Cougars will try to get back on track with a Friday night home contest against the Lena-STAA Titans. “Lena-STAA has the characteristics that we struggle with...size and speed. We need a good week of practice and continue to need to work on basics. We have to be ready for another team determined to take some frustration out on us. A big key for us is to enure we block #77 (Sam Beschta) on every play,” Bronson remarked.

Ramirez Shines As

Titan Edge Gillett

For 13-0 Victory


After three scoreless quarters, the Titans used a pair of touchdowns by senior running back Dom Ramirez to turn back visiting Gillett 13-0 Friday night in a homecoming contest at Lena. Ramirez hit paydirt on runs of 1 and 28 yards while finishing the game with 58 yards rushing on 24 carries.

“We knew it was going to be a close game and the team that could get some breaks had the advantage. Both of the teams had several players injured or out for medical reasons. I was glad that we never gave up and had some of our freshmen and sophomores step up,” Titan co-head coach Dale Lange said.

In the first quarter, Lena-STAA threatened twice but came up empty. The Titans put together a 9 play drive to reach the Gillett 8. Troubles set in as Ramirez was dropped for losses of 12 and 5 yards on third and fourth down by Kyle Kershek and Clint Long to thwart the march.

After holding Gillett on downs, the Titans saw Kiefer Powers block a fourth down punt with Garrett Nikolai recovering at the 18 with 1:43 left in the frame. Again the Titans couldn’t punch the ball into the end zone as a pair of holding penalties along with Ramirez getting stopped on fourth down at the 7 ruined the march.

Lena-STAA finally snapped the scoreless contest with 4:31 left thanks to a 44 yard punt return by Ramirez to the Gillett 1.

Ramirez blasted over on the next play for the teedee, but was denied the end zone on the conversion run.

Protecting that slim lead, the Titans added an insurance score with 1:25 left. A fourth down sack by Blaik Fisher dropped quarterback Evan Bubolz for an 8 yard loss, giving Lena-STAA the ball at the Gillett 35.

Four plays later Ramirez broke free on a 28 yard scoring jaunt to secure the victory. Fisher tacked on the conversion kick for that 13-0 final score.

“We blocked a punt and had a couple of interceptions, but couldn’t punch it in when we needed to. Finally late in the fourth quarter, we returned a punt and later caught the Gillett defense off-guard and punched it in,” Lange added.

Both teams struggled offensively as the Titans totaled 180 yards and Gillett 129.

Lena-STAA did most of its damage on the ground with 152 yards rushing on 39 carries, sparked by Ramirez with 58 rushing. Ramirez wasn’t as effective through the air hitting 3 of 10 throws for 28 passing.

Gillett could only muster up 33 yards over 29 rushes as Matt Peterson gained 31 yards on 20 carries. Quarterback Evan Bubolz connected on 6 of 18 passes for 63 yards and an interception.

Wolverines Fall

To Crandon In

Overtime 28-22


In a crossover clash featuring two of the top running backs in the area, Ben Fischer of Crivitz and Crandon’s Hayden Krueger, the Wolverines came up short in overtime 28-22.

Fischer got the call 23 times for 141 yards and two scores, all in the first half, while Krueger added 307 yards in 43 rushes and three touchdowns.

“This was a tough loss for us and Fischer was out again the entire second half with leg cramps. The only game he played in both halfs was against Lena-STAA. This is frustrating because we are a good team with him, but struggle without him,” Crivitz coach Jeff Ott. “It seems that every year we play the top team in the Northern Lakes Conference for a crossover game, and this year that happens to be Crandon.”

Needless to say, both teams relied on the ground game for success. Crivitz tallied 263 total yards over 60 plays with 170 coming via the run. Quarterback AJ Garcia connected on 6 of 19 throws for 93 yards and one touchdown.

The Krueger-led Crandon offense chalked up 319 of its 346 yards rushing. The tireless Krueger ran the ball 43 times and scored on runs of 2 and one yard during regulation while adding a yard blast in the overtime.

“Crandon is a good team and Krueger a tough runner for only being 155 pounds...quick and can shift on the go. They controlled the ball with Krueger as we ran only 3 plays the entire third quarter. We still had our chances, but couldn’t score late,” Ott said.

The Wolverines spent most of first half with the lead. Fischer put his mates up 7-0 with a one yard scamper at the 5:22 mark to cap a 13 play 58 yard drive. Fischer carried 12 times for 39 yards while Garcia hooked up with Treven Gezella on a 19 yard toss. Joe Rodriguez booted the extra point for a 7-0 edge.

Crandon stormed back with a 6 play 60 yard scoring march. Krueger dented the Crivitz defense 4 times for 56 yards, including a 21 yard jaunt to the two yard line. Murray scored on the next play while the conversion attempt failed with 2:39 remaining in period one.

The Wolverines needed just one play to regain the upper hand at the 11:19 mark of period two as Fischer broke free on a 59 yard scoring scamper. Rodriguez split the uprights for a 14-6 Crivitz edge.

Krueger got Crandon even at 14-14 in the third frame with yard run and the conversion (6:56).

Leaders of the Northern Lakes Conference, the Cardinals took the lead for the first time just :08 into period four when Murray scooted in from 3 yards out. Krueger muscled his way into the end zone on the conversion attempt as Crandon owned a 22-14 edge.

Down but certainly not out, Crivitz answered when Garcia and Parker DeLosSantos teamed up on a 12 yard scoring pass with 6:50 remaining in regulation. Looking to knot the score up, Garcia flipped a conversion pass to Gezella for a 22-all deadlock.

Heading into overtime, both teams got the ball but only Crandon scored. Crivitz won the toss, but decided to go on defense to open the extra session.

Getting the ball, the Cardinals used a facemask penalty and an offside along with a steady diet of Krueger to punch the ball into the end zone from 25 yards out. Krueger got the ball on all 4 plays...picking runs of 7, minus 2, 9 and one for the teedee. Crandon fumbled the snap leaving the door open for Crivitz.

Needing to score, Crivitz went backwards. Nick Chapman lost 2 yards while Garcia saw a trio of passes fall incomplete.

“Our offensive line did not play very well and with Fischer out, Crandon stacked the box. We lost two yards on first down in overtime then our next three plays were passes...two of them almost ended up as touchdowns,” Ott added.

Sitting at 2-3 overall and 1-3 in the M-O Conference, Crivitz needs to win its final three games to qualify for the playoffs.

“Our backs are to the wall and we have to win out to make the playoffs. We have Gillett this week followed by Coleman and Wausaukee,” Ott concluded.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
04-24-2014Sports
Winter Team Tournament Sportsmanship Winners

04-24-2014Sports
Crivitz Boys, Suring Gals Top Triangular

04-24-2014Sports
M-O Standouts Selected To Football Foundation Team

04-24-2014Sports
Peshtigo Scholarship Golf Outing Slated

04-24-2014Obituaries
Gene L. Weed

04-24-2014Obituaries
Richard E. Strzyzewski

04-24-2014Obituaries
Mark and Phyllis Schaefer

04-24-2014Obituaries
Norma J. Rafkind

04-24-2014Obituaries
William Pfeiffer

04-24-2014Obituaries
Larry J. Pansch

04-24-2014Obituaries
Adelaide H. Karbon

04-24-2014Obituaries
Tadeusz Hycki

04-24-2014Obituaries
Rudolph E. Gross

04-24-2014Obituaries
Edward C. Caylor

04-24-2014Obituaries
Barbara A. Baumgartner

04-24-2014Obituaries
Betty Arnovitz

04-24-2014Obituaries
Randall C. Vieth

04-24-2014Obituaries
Mary E. Schuchart

04-24-2014Obituaries
Roberta Schneider

04-24-2014Obituaries
David L. Reed

04-24-2014Obituaries
Rudolph A. Messar

04-24-2014Obituaries
Sharon F. McPherson

04-24-2014Obituaries
John H. Kriegl

04-24-2014Obituaries
Colin J. Kinziger

04-24-2014Obituaries
Susan M. Homa

04-24-2014Obituaries
June E. Hoerres

04-24-2014Obituaries
John W. Gustafson

04-24-2014Obituaries
Shirley A. Giese

04-24-2014Obituaries
Joyce M. Ertl

04-24-2014Obituaries
Mary C. Conklin

04-24-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

04-24-2014Perspectives
From our readers

04-24-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

04-24-2014News
Lions to Clean Hwy. 180 Apr. 26

04-24-2014News
Beecher Blood Drive April 28

04-24-2014News
Golf Tournament Helps Honor Flight

04-24-2014News
Loomis Historical Meet at Crivitz

04-24-2014Community - Wausaukee
Plan Workshop At Goodman Library

04-24-2014Community - Wausaukee
Beecher Voters Approve Contracts, Equipment Fund

04-24-2014Community - Wausaukee
Pembine Annual Meet Acts On Spring Clean-Up Donations

04-24-2014Community - Wausaukee
Town Wausaukee Okays Variances, Weight Limits

04-24-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Legion Auxiliary Discuss Poppies, Elections

04-24-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Village Board Trustee Seat Open

04-24-2014Community - Crivitz
Grace Lutheran Church Hosts Celtic Service

04-24-2014Community - Crivitz
Stephenson Electors Act On Wages, VFW Memorial

04-24-2014Community - Coleman
School Board Elects, End School Year June 6

04-24-2014Community - Coleman
Squad Gets Donation

04-24-2014Community - Coleman
Village Pound Is Tree City USA

04-24-2014Community - Coleman
Oconto School $5 Million Fire

04-24-2014Front Page
Coleman School Board OKs New Sound System For Gym

04-24-2014Front Page
Town of Lake Not to Erect New Building

04-24-2014Front Page
Grant For Menekaunee Harbor Clean Up Project

04-24-2014Front Page
TAD, Drug Court May Be Realities By Aug. 1

04-24-2014Front Page
2 Injured In Crash Near Middle Inlet

04-17-2014Sports
Suring Struggles In Dual Meet With L-C, Collect 6 Total Wins

04-17-2014Sports
Bulldogs Bounced By Marinette 7-6

04-17-2014Sports
Marines Play To A 6-6 Tie Against Oconto

04-17-2014Sports
Crivitz Ends Coleman's Winning Streak

04-17-2014Obituaries
Gloria R. Young

04-17-2014Obituaries
Maribeth Wunderlich

04-17-2014Obituaries
David W. Walker

04-17-2014Obituaries
Larry V. Pravechek

04-17-2014Obituaries
Gerald W. Polasky

04-17-2014
Dr. Randall W. Lewis

04-17-2014Obituaries
Alice A. Lentz

04-17-2014Obituaries
Hazel A. Krueger

04-17-2014Obituaries
Robert N. Kregel

04-17-2014Obituaries
Darrell N. Frisque

04-17-2014Obituaries
Claude E. Finnell

04-17-2014Obituaries
Eva A. Danz

04-17-2014Obituaries
Charolett Burton

04-17-2014Obituaries
Louis Bergles

04-17-2014Obituaries
Hazel A. Becker

04-17-2014Obituaries
Frank E. Partl

04-17-2014Obituaries
Ronald L. Nicklaus

04-17-2014Obituaries
Dean C. Krueger

04-17-2014Obituaries
Hans D. Krause

04-17-2014Obituaries
Wally E. Klatt

04-17-2014Obituaries
Colin John Kinziger

04-17-2014Obituaries
Ellsworth J. Johnson

04-17-2014Obituaries
Roy J. Jacques

04-17-2014Obituaries
Ruth M. Henschel

04-17-2014Obituaries
Harold A. Grandaw

04-17-2014Obituaries
Roxanne Geyer

04-17-2014Obituaries
Raymond A. Fechter

04-17-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

04-17-2014Perspectives
From our readers

04-17-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

04-17-2014News
SHS ‘56 Class Gathering Apr. 25

04-17-2014News
Gillett/Suring Clergy Cross Walk April 18

04-17-2014News
Grover School Takes Old Shoes

04-17-2014News
Lena KC To Hold Card Parties

04-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
Hymn Sing at Wausaukee

04-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
Lions to Clean Hwy. 180 April 26

04-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
SC Fire, Rescue Discuss Picnic

04-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
Athelstane Seeks Planning Members

04-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Easter Egg Hunt April 19

04-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Easter Recess at Crivitz School

04-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Church To Host Marian Day

04-17-2014Community - Crivitz
T/Stephenson Acts On DNR Lease, Road Bids

04-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman High School Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance

04-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman School Board April 21

04-17-2014Community - Coleman
Lioness Raffle at Jiz’s Apr. 27

04-17-2014Community - Coleman
Pound Woman’s Club Announce Coming Events

04-17-2014Front Page
Marinette’s Main Street to Get More Beautification

04-17-2014Front Page
Malke is Peshtigo’s First Woman Mayor

04-17-2014Front Page
Schroeder, Just Again To Lead County Board

04-17-2014Front Page
BB Residents Keep Yards, Get 2-Foot Bike/Hike Paths

04-17-2014Front Page
SAVE 10

04-09-2014Front Page
Gov. Walker Signs Drug HOPE Bills In Marinette

04-09-2014Front Page
County Board to Reconsider County BB Project April 15

04-09-2014Front Page
Flood Alert For Porterfield Area

04-09-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Persons of Year Banquet April 13

04-09-2014Front Page
Marinette County Dispatch Gets 6,232 Calls in March

04-09-2014Sports
Peshtigo, Wausaukee Look To Rule M-O Softball

04-09-2014Sports
Second Place Finish In Shot For Huberty

04-09-2014Sports
Tough Opener For Marines, Fall Twice

04-09-2014Sports
Bulldogs Looking To Display Track Skills

04-09-2014Perspectives
From our readers

04-09-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

04-09-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

04-09-2014Community - Wausaukee
Winners in Final Benefit Card Party

04-09-2014Community - Wausaukee
Lions to Clean Hwy. 180 Apr. 26

04-09-2014Community - Wausaukee
“Let Me Be Frank” in Wausaukee Apr. 23

04-09-2014Community - Wausaukee
Hymn Sing at Wausaukee

04-09-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Library Culver’s Contest

04-09-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Teacher Receives Award

04-09-2014Community - Crivitz
National Library Week at Crivitz

04-09-2014Community - Crivitz
Rebel Grace Competes Again at Launchpad

04-09-2014Community - Coleman
Brazeau Fire Dept. Fundraiser April 12

04-09-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Utility Board to Meet

04-09-2014Community - Coleman
Lioness Raffle at Jiz’s Apr. 27

04-09-2014Community - Coleman
North East Riders Host ATV Course

04-09-2014News
Animal Shelter Raffle May 3

04-09-2014News
Town Lake Sets Special Meeting

04-09-2014News
Legion Commander’s Dinner is April 12th

04-09-2014News
Lena FFA, Alumni Host Rabies Vaccination Clinic

04-09-2014Obituaries
Betty J. Walters

04-09-2014Obituaries
Lydia Squier

04-09-2014Obituaries
Mavis Rogge

04-09-2014Obituaries
John B. Orlando

04-09-2014Obituaries
Ronald J. Noack

04-09-2014Obituaries
Dorothy J. Lindner

04-09-2014Obituaries
Virginia M. Lange

04-09-2014Obituaries
Fred Jaeger, Jr.

04-09-2014Obituaries
F.H. Jabas

04-09-2014Obituaries
Janie Marie Hanner

04-09-2014Obituaries
Thomas Nelson Haag

04-09-2014Obituaries
Donna M. Fournier

04-09-2014Obituaries
Roger Erickson


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Should the United States be doing more to stop Russian expansion?
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