space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin
space
space
Sports Shorts
* —— July 24-26 —— AIM Pro Team Walleye Challenge In Oconto
* —— August 18 —— Coleman Booster Club Sets Kickoff Banquet
* Sports Exams To Aid Area School Districts
* —— Little League—— Peshtigo 12's Claim Tournament Title; 10's Finish Second
* Marinette Notches M&M Win

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 Captures Oshkosh Mat Classic

In what was expected to be a rebuilding year for Coleman wrestling might turn into a reloading campaign after coach Kevin Casper watched his grapplers capture top honors at the 60-team Oshkosh On the Water mat classic for the fourth straight year.

Despite not having any individual champions, Coleman piled up 278.5 points to hold off Wittenberg-Birnamwood 245.5 and Chilton 221.5 for the crown.

Depth was the key ingredient in Coleman’s championship run as 10 grapplers battled their way for tournament places. Heading the list of point producers was Jensyn Schaal (17-2) after posting a runner-up finish in the 120 pound bracket.

Other top finishes for Coleman were Trevor Seewald third at 145, fourth place for Marc Lansin (132) and Mason Mergener (152), 5th Jackson Margis at 126, Isaac Nowak sixth at 195, Dexter Karban 8th in the 160 bracket, Derick Teteak (106) and CJ Pillath (220) were 10th while Jordan Micheels claimed 12th at 182 pounds.

“I am really proud of our team’s first place finish...know there probably wasn’t too many people thinking we could win the 60 team tourney, but our wrestlers rose to the occasion and just keep getting better every time out,” coach Casper said. “ It was a team effort with 10 of our 13 wrestlers placing.”

Competing in the 120 pound division, Schaal totaled 39.5 points with his second place finish. Improving to 17-2 on the season, Schaal opened with four straight wins before dropping a 10-7 championship bout to Arch Ratliff of Perry High School (20-4). After a first round bye, Schaal posted victories of 16-1, 10-9, pinned Fritz Vogel of Deerfield in 3:55 before stopping Bobby Ettecht of Wittenberg-Birnamwood 7-5 in the semifinals.

“Jensyn was very dominating throughout the tourney, beating some excellent kids along the way. He manhandled the kid from Deerfield that was a state participant last year,” Casper added.

Sporting a 17-4 readout, Seewald picked up a bronze medal in the 145 weight class with a 6-1 tourney mark. Seewald’s lone loss came in a 5:00 pin by Dalton Tielens of Green Bay Preble/East in the quarterfinals. Forced to work his way back, Seewald closed out the meet with 4 straight wins, including a thrilling 3-2 decision over Jon Goetz of West Bend West in the battle for third place.

“Trevor took third and had an awesome tournament... wrestled extremely well. He lost a heartbreaking semifinal match to the eventual champion, getting a takedown with about 30 seconds to go up by 3 points, got out of position and flipped to his back and pinned. Otherwise Trevor could have won the tournament,” Casper explained.

In the 132 bracket, Marc Lansin (17-3) turned some heads with a 4th place mark and 31 points for the Cougars. Lansin opened with 3 wins before falling 6-3 to Kody Zembal of Wilmot Union in the semis. After nipping Joey Davey of Whitefish Bay 1-0 in wrestle back, Lansin dropped a 3-2 third place decision to Joey Pelkey of Cedarburg.

“Marc Lansin took fourth which is fantastic for a sophomore that had his first taste of a big tournament on a big stage....lost a very close match in the semifinals to the eventual champion, “Casper remarked.

Despite battling the flu bug, Mason Mergener put together a 5-2 tournament mark on his way to a fourth place finish at 152 pounds.

Now 19-2 on the season, Mergener opened with wins over Cody Hallam of Preble/East 10-3 and Dom Ramirez of Lena-STAA 5-1 before falling to Cole Hansen of Marshall 7-5.

Mergener bounced back with a trio of wins, including a pin over Hunter Messerschmidt of Winneconne 2:48, 5-3 win over Bryce Bennot of Wautoma/Wild Rose and 7-5 over Colin Schubert of Southern Door. Heading into the third place match, Mergener fell 6-4 to Mitchell Fucile of Chilton, who is now 21-1 on the year.

“This was probably the toughest weight class in the tournament and Mason wrestled really well,” Casper said.

Margis (14-6) went 4-2 in the 126 pound bracket, capping his busy tournament with a 6-4 decision over Fritz Schierl of Stevens Point in the 5th place match.

“Jackson had a great tournament at 126 pounds,” Casper commented.

After opening with 3 straight wins, defending state champion Isaac Nowak (15-5) finished 6th at 195 pounds. Nowak dropped his final 3 bouts, including a 1:57 pin by Mason Strum of Freedom for 5th place.

Three other M-O teams competed with Lena-STAA claiming 38th place and 87 points, Peshtigo 45th with a score of 64 and Gillett-Suring 58th at 34.

Sam Beschta (220) and Mike Kallies paced Lena-STAA with fourth place finishes while Hunter Madden (126) and DJ Messenger had 11th place marks for Peshtigo.

Crivitz Matmen 8th

At Northern Badger


Piling up 93 points, Crivitz tied for 8th place at the 15-team Northern Badger mat classic in River Falls.

Clear Lake was the tournament champion with 285 points followed by Glenwood City 192.5 and Spring Valley/Elmwood 179.5.

Joe Rodriquez had the top finish for Crivitz in 7th place with a 4-2 tourney mark in the 220 pound class. Three of the wins for Rodriquez came via pins.

Heavyweight Zach Timblin was 8th, Jake Dobesh 9th at 152 pounds and Danny Tomaszewski 10th (182).


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
07-17-2014Sports
—— July 24-26 —— AIM Pro Team Walleye Challenge In Oconto

07-17-2014Sports
—— August 18 —— Coleman Booster Club Sets Kickoff Banquet

07-17-2014Sports
Sports Exams To Aid Area School Districts

07-17-2014Sports
—— Little League—— Peshtigo 12's Claim Tournament Title; 10's Finish Second

07-17-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

07-17-2014Perspectives
From our readers

07-17-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

07-17-2014Front Page
Plan Guitars For Vets Chapter in Marinette Area

07-17-2014Obituaries
Gerald Wedin

07-17-2014Obituaries
Marian L. Payette

07-17-2014Obituaries
Betty K. Mikus

07-17-2014Obituaries
Theresa M. Krulatz

07-17-2014Obituaries
Glenn E. Johnson

07-17-2014Obituaries
Joseph Hyland

07-17-2014Obituaries
Peter P. Hendricks

07-17-2014Obituaries
Violet Jessie Frehr

07-17-2014Obituaries
Terence Crowley

07-17-2014Obituaries
Orville "Pat" Cappaert

07-17-2014Obituaries
Mary L. Wyman

07-17-2014Obituaries
Glenn A. Rietz

07-17-2014Obituaries
Francis M. Lemansky

07-17-2014Obituaries
Frances K. Last

07-17-2014Obituaries
Kenneth S. Kososki

07-17-2014Obituaries
Lorraine M. Knitter

07-17-2014Obituaries
Rochele Jaskolski

07-17-2014Obituaries
Helen Huss

07-17-2014Obituaries
Adeline M. (Cloutier) Evancheck

07-17-2014Obituaries
Kathleen M. Ebben

07-17-2014Front Page
Menominee Commissioners Walk Out of Airport Meeting

07-17-2014Front Page
Peshtigo Hires Principal, School Secretary To Retire

07-17-2014Front Page
Bob Schwartz Benefit At Equity On Aug. 2

07-17-2014Front Page
2014 Logging, Heritage Fest A Huge Success

07-17-2014News
Menekaunee Sets Old Timers Picnic July 26

07-17-2014News
Marinette Co. Fair Raffle Tickets Available for Sale

07-17-2014News
Crivitz Blood Drive Aug. 4

07-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
VBS at Wausaukee Church July 21-25

07-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
SC Fire Auxiliary Finalize Picnic Plans

07-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
Silver Cliff Fire/Rescue Auxiliary Picnic Aug. 9th

07-17-2014Community - Wausaukee
WHS Athletes Physicals July 29

07-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Motorcycle Ride for Crivitz Rescue Squad

07-17-2014Community - Crivitz
MI Fire Dept. Picnic, Open House Aug. 9

07-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Loomis Legion, Unit Fun Day is July 26

07-17-2014Community - Crivitz
Country Gospel Jam July 16

07-17-2014Community - Coleman
Brazeau Emergency Services Picnic, Wrestling July 26

07-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Church VBS July 21-25

07-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman School Board July 21

07-17-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Fire Dept. 19th Annual Parade, Picnic

07-10-2014Front Page
Two Injured In Car, Motorcycle Crash

07-10-2014Front Page
Committee Shaves $40,000 From $1.08 Million Projects

07-10-2014Front Page
Drug Units Arrest 2 In Meth Investigations

07-10-2014Front Page
Marinette Plan To Consider Waterfront, Historic Zoning

07-10-2014Front Page
Coleman Board Okays Property Cleanup Study

07-10-2014Sports
Marinette Notches M&M Win

07-10-2014Sports
Sports Exams To Aid Area School District

07-10-2014Sports
MYBI Players To March In July 13 Parade

07-10-2014Sports
Peshtigo Rallies Past White Lake

07-10-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

07-10-2014Perspectives
From our readers

07-10-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

07-10-2014Obituaries
Jerome Wontor

07-10-2014Obituaries
Catherine M. Wheelock

07-10-2014Obituaries
John J. Wertelusky

07-10-2014Obituaries
Marvin L. Wagner

07-10-2014Obituaries
Debra A Vandenberg

07-10-2014Obituaries
Pastor Kenneth C. Schlueter

07-10-2014Obituaries
Robert Reed

07-10-2014Obituaries
Edgar W. Raess

07-10-2014Obituaries
Gregg S. Meser

07-10-2014Obituaries
Warren C. Manske

07-10-2014Obituaries
Joan C. Lutri

07-10-2014Obituaries
Inez A. Kulick

07-10-2014Obituaries
Delores Junco

07-10-2014Obituaries
Cora G. Erickson

07-10-2014Obituaries
Agnes Clark

07-10-2014Obituaries
Pauline M. Barribeau

07-10-2014Obituaries
Gladys Stiglitz

07-10-2014Obituaries
Melvin G. Sovinski

07-10-2014Obituaries
Alice E. Nieft

07-10-2014Obituaries
John R. Maves

07-10-2014Obituaries
Arnold Martin

07-10-2014Obituaries
Robin S. Luedtke

07-10-2014Obituaries
Marilyn LaCoursier

07-10-2014Obituaries
Cecelia M. LaChapell

07-10-2014Obituaries
Rochelle Ihander

07-10-2014Obituaries
Rob Holman

07-10-2014Obituaries
Larry J. Hohol

07-10-2014Obituaries
Annette M. Blumreich

07-10-2014Obituaries
Constance E. Besaw

07-10-2014Obituaries
Nancy L. Bartels

07-10-2014News
Suring Auxiliary Rummage Sale

07-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
NWTC Tech Camps for Youth

07-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
Silver Cliff Fire/Rescue Auxiliary Picnic Aug. 9th

07-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
Weather Topic of Library Program

07-10-2014Community - Wausaukee
Legion Participates in Church Service

07-10-2014Community - Crivitz
“Miracle for Mike” Benefit is July 12

07-10-2014Community - Crivitz
Middle Inlet Fire Dept. Picnic/Open House Aug. 9

07-10-2014Community - Crivitz
“Lego Movie” is Featured July 10

07-10-2014Community - Crivitz
Church Bible Soccer Camp July 14-18

07-10-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Legion Auxiliary Invitation for Members

07-10-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Band To March in July 19th Parade

07-10-2014Community - Coleman
Food Pantry Open July 16

07-03-2014Sports
WIAA Limits Contact During Season

07-03-2014Sports
Vintage Mods To Appear At UPIR Track

07-03-2014Sports
Most Fireworks Are Illegal In Wisconsin State Parks, Forests

07-03-2014Sports
Peshtigo Residents Attend International Snowmobile Congress

07-03-2014Sports
Riverside To Offer Golf Experiences With Packers

07-03-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

07-03-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

07-03-2014Obituaries
Dorothy L. Watson

07-03-2014Obituaries
Phillip J. Tjernagel

07-03-2014Obituaries
John J. Shaffer

07-03-2014Obituaries
Shirley J. Neuman

07-03-2014Obituaries
Pearl Moudry

07-03-2014Obituaries
Dale H. McClellan

07-03-2014Obituaries
Rosemary Kolaszewski

07-03-2014Obituaries
Gerald L. Johnson

07-03-2014Obituaries
Fred Jensen

07-03-2014Obituaries
Genevieve A. Hein

07-03-2014Obituaries
Allen J. Engebretsen

07-03-2014Obituaries
William Disjardin

07-03-2014Obituaries
Olga H. Deckert

07-03-2014Obituaries
Lonnie J. Corbeille

07-03-2014Obituaries
Leonard Birr

07-03-2014Obituaries
Helen C. Augustine

07-03-2014Obituaries
James E. Yunowich

07-03-2014Obituaries
Anna Wirtz

07-03-2014Obituaries
Mary Wendt

07-03-2014Obituaries
Ellen K. Sweeney

07-03-2014Obituaries
Patrick W. Smiltneek

07-03-2014Obituaries
Dr. Thomas J. Shepro

07-03-2014Obituaries
Juanita M. Johnson

07-03-2014Obituaries
Doris Jansen

07-03-2014Obituaries
Jerome D. Horen

07-03-2014Obituaries
Barbara A. Hommel

07-03-2014Obituaries
Patti F. Hermann

07-03-2014Obituaries
Allison L. Helgeson

07-03-2014Obituaries
Charlene F. Beck

07-03-2014Obituaries
Elizabeth M. Barlow

07-03-2014News
Garden Walk is July 19

07-03-2014News
Historical Society Meeting July 7th

07-03-2014News
Family Fest at Goodman Park July 5

07-03-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Logo Contest for 2015 Centennial

07-03-2014Community - Wausaukee
Library Program July 9 on Food

07-03-2014Community - Wausaukee
Collect 49 Units in Blood Drive

07-03-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Board To Ok Propane Contract

07-03-2014Community - Crivitz
Town Stephenson OWI Target Area

07-03-2014Community - Crivitz
VFW Brat Fry at Crivitz July 3

07-03-2014Community - Crivitz
Loomis Historical Meeting July 10

07-03-2014Community - Crivitz
MI Board To Meet July 10

07-03-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Village Board July 6


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Is the president responsible for the border crisis we have in America?
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