space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin
space
space
Sports Shorts
* Area Wrestling
* WCC Basketball
* M&O Girls Basketball
* Area Boys Basketball
* 2 Crivitz Youth Compete in PPK at Green Bay Dec. 4

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

WIAA State Football Championship Games At Camp Randall Stadium

The 38th annual WIAA Football State Championship Finals will be held Thursday and Friday, Nov. 21-22, at Camp Randall Stadium on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Ticket prices for the event are $8 for adults per game, $20 for a Thursday all-day pass, $15 for a Friday all-day pass and $30 for a two-day pass. Admission for children 6-years old and under is $1 per game.

All of the championship games will be televised live on Fox Sports Wisconsin. Check local cable listings for the channel in your area. The finals of all seven divisions will not be streamed live on the Internet because of contractual restrictions and obligations.

Last year  Arrowhead defeated Sun Prairie 35-14 in the Division 1 championship game. In Division 2, Homestead shut out three-time defending champion Waunakee 14-0, and Catholic Memorial won the Division 3 title game in convincing fashion with a 42-7 triumph over Waupaca. Somerset was crowned the Division 4 champion with a 35-33 overtime victory over Big Foot, and Amherst downed Lancaster to win the Division 5 championship 19-7. In Division 6, St. Mary’s Springs won its second straight title with a 24-14 decision over Regis, and Glenwood City scored 34 points in the second half to roll to a 46-21 win over Potosi in the Division 7 final.

DIVISION 1 NOTES

Defending champion Arrowhead returns to the championship final in pursuit of back-to-back championships. The Warhawks have won five titles, which ties for the third most of any school. They won State titles in their first three State final appearances in 1993, 1994 and 1996, and in 2007 and then again last season. In addition, the Warhawks have finished runner-up in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006 and 2008.  They advance to the State final game this season and for the 11th time overall by beating Hudson at Level 4 for the second year in a row, 38-14.

The Warhawks are the champions of the Classic Eight Conference this fall. Franklin will appear in its second championship final. The Sabers only other experience in the title game resulted in a Division 2 championship in 2006. They won the Southeast Conference championship and have outscored their opponents by an average of 40-14 per game this year. Their only loss came early in the season to Greendale, which has advanced to the title game in Division 3. The Sabers defeated Mukwonago 35-8 in the semifinal to gain the berth in the championship game.

DIVISION 2 NOTES

Both divisions of the Valley Football Association are represented in the title game. Kimberly will appear in its fourth championship final. The Papermakers possess two championship trophies, those titles came back-to-back in 2007 and 2008. Their attempt at a third consecutive title in 2009 resulted in a runner-up finish. The Papermakers finished atop the Northern Division of Valley Football Association standings this fall and have outscored opponents this year by an average score of 51-10 per game. They defeated Waukesha West 21-10 at Level 4 to earn the opportunity to play for the State title.

Oshkosh North, the champion of the Southern Division of the Valley Football Association, is making its second appearance in a State championship game. The Spartans won the Division 1 title in 2000. They trounced division rival Menasha 38-0 in the semifinals. The Spartans were 14-7 victors when the two teams met in league play back in September. The staunch Spartans’ defense has not allowed an opponent to score more than 19 points in a game all season, except for a 33-27 double-overtime victory over Holmen at Level 3 of the playoffs.

DIVISION 3 NOTES

Monona Grove is making its fourth State title game appearance and the first since finishing runner-up in Division 2 in 2004. The Silver Eagles won the Division 2 State title in 1977 and added a Division 3 crown in 1984. They are the champions of the South Division of the Badger Conference this season and have advanced to the championship game with a 28-14 win over La Crosse Logan in the semifinal. The Silver Eagles’ defense surrendered an average of only seven points a game to opponents during the regular season and 16 points per game in four playoff contests. Greendale finished runner-up in its only other appearance in a championship final in 2006.

The Panthers are the champions of the Woodland Conference West Division this season. Among their victims en route to an undefeated league title was an impressive 37-13 win over Franklin, which is playing in the State title game in Division 1. The Panthers gained their berth in the title game by downing Xavier in the semifinals, 44-20. In an impressive display of firepower, the Panthers have scored at least 31 points in every game this season, and those 31 points came in a shutout over Brown Deer in Level 2 of the playoffs.

DIVISION 4 NOTES

On the 30th anniversary of winning the Division 4 championship in 1983, Platteville returns to the State final for the second time. The Hillmen’s advance to the title game following a 22-15 win over Roncalli at Level 4. They were seeded third in their grouping following a 5-4 regular-season mark and tying for third place in the Southwest Wisconsin Conference with a 4-4 record. Two of their losses this season have come against Lancaster, which is playing in the Division 5 championship game.

The Hillmen’s run in the playoffs has come by virtue of a solid defense that has allowed just 9.5 points per game in the post-season. Winneconne is making its first-ever appearance in the title game. The Wolves’ seemingly improbable run to the title game became reality with a 16-14 win over defending champion Somerset at Level 4. The Wolves were seeded sixth in their grouping to begin the tournament after placing fifth in the Eastern Valley Conference with a 4-4 record and a 4-5 record overall. Three of the teams finishing ahead of them in the standings qualified and won at least one playoff game in Division 3.

DIVISION 5 NOTES

 Perennial power Lancaster, runner-up the last two seasons, is back in the title game for the 10th time, which ranks as second-most of any member school. The Flying Arrows are tied for the second-most number of State championships won with six. They won two straight Division 5 championships in 2005 and 2006, and made four straight appearances in the Division 4 title game from 1999-2002. That run resulted in three consecutive titles from 2000-02 and a runner-up finish in 1999. The Flying Arrows also won the Division 4 title in their first title game experience in 1993. They are the champions of the Southwest Wisconsin Conference this season. They thrashed Kewaunee 52-26 in the semifinal to advance to the title game for another shot at a seventh gold trophy. The Flying Arrows averaged a staggering 52 points a game during the regular season this year and are averaging 38 points per contest in the playoffs.

Stanley-Boyd is making it sixth championship game appearance and its first since 1996. All five of its previous experiences have come in Division 4. The Orioles have been crowned champions twice and have finished runner-up on the other three occasions, winning the titles in 1991 and 1995, and placing second in 1977, 1986 and 1996. The champions of the traditionally strong Cloverbelt Conference defeated defending State champion Amherst 28-21 in their Level 4 match-up to land in the title game this season. They outscored their regular-season opponents 325-56 this year.

DIVISION 6 NOTES 

Darlington returns to the State championship final for the ninth time and for the first time since 1997, which capped an impressive decade of success. The Redbirds won the Division 5 championship in 1987, 1990, 1991 and 1995. In addition, they placed runner-up in Division 5 in 1993, 1994, 1996 and in Division 4 in 1997. All tallied, that accounts for nine trips to the final during an 11-year span. To be in position to win their fifth title, the Redbirds had to go through two-time defending champion St. Mary’s Springs. Their 28-13 Level 4 win snapped the Ledgers 39-game winning streak. The Redbirds are champions of the Southwest Athletics Conference this year. Their only setback of the season was a 28-15 loss that came back in August to Platteville, who is playing in the Division 4 title game. Not counting that loss, they have outscored their regular-season opponents by a combined total of 401-46 and by a total of 158-27 in the playoffs.

Shiocton returns to the State final for the third time and for the second time in the last three seasons. The Chiefs fell at the hands of St. Mary’s Springs in the 2011 final and was also runner-up in their only other appearance in 1983. This season, they are the champions of Central Wisconsin 8 Conference. They advance to the title game following a 50-0 shutout of Hurley in their Level 4 match-up. They have destroyed the opposition in their playoff march to the title game, outscoring opponents by a combined score of 196-6. The domination of the opposition also rang true during the regular season, outscoring opponents 437-22. The defense has recorded 10 shutouts in 13 games.

DIVISION 7 NOTES

Defending champion Glenwood City has its sights on a second consecutive State championship and its fourth overall. In addition to last season, the Hilltoppers won the Division 6 championship in their first appearance in 1985 and won the Division 5 title in 1997. They are the champions of the Dunn-St. Croix Conference this season, and they advance to the title game following a 48-26 win over Pittsville in their Level 4 playoff game. The Hilltoppers have put up some impressive scoring numbers this season, averaging 48 points per game during the regular season, and it hasn’t tapered off much in the post-season, averaging 42 points a game through four playoff games.

Black Hawk has played for a State title once before, that resulted in a runner-up finish in Division 6 in 1998. The Warriors are the champions of the Six Rivers Conference this season. Their 60-33 win over Lake Country Lutheran in the State semifinals is indicative of their propensity to score points. They are averaging 45 points a game in the playoffs after averaging 47 a game during the regular season, but their defense shouldn’t be overlooked. They allowed just 12 points through their first three playoff games, including shutouts at Levels 1 and 2.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
12-07-2016Obituaries
Leone M. Berger

12-07-2016Obituaries
Thomas G. Bornfleth

12-07-2016Obituaries
Rachel Bramschreiber

12-07-2016Obituaries
Harold Brumlic

12-07-2016Obituaries
Daniel R. Bucksa

12-07-2016Obituaries
Austin M. Buege

12-07-2016Obituaries
Laverne C. Emmes

12-07-2016Obituaries
Alyce M. Erickson

12-07-2016Obituaries
Richard P. Fetterly

12-07-2016Obituaries
Rowland J. Geniesse

12-07-2016Obituaries
Daniel L. Gokey

12-07-2016Obituaries
Francis E. Hoerres

12-07-2016Obituaries
Deborah K. Johnson

12-07-2016Obituaries
Austin Kubiak

12-07-2016Obituaries
Charlotte C. Leeseberg

12-07-2016Obituaries
Bruce A. Leppi

12-07-2016Obituaries
Duane Nelson

12-07-2016Obituaries
Richard E. Neumann

12-07-2016Obituaries
Marlene A. Nocerini

12-07-2016Obituaries
Cindy M. Ondik

12-07-2016Obituaries
Dorothy A. Oslin

12-07-2016Obituaries
Nancy M. Patterson

12-07-2016Obituaries
Mae A. Plutchak

12-07-2016Obituaries
Irene V. Shevy

12-07-2016Obituaries
James Stillman

12-07-2016Obituaries
Arthur C. Tappy

12-07-2016Obituaries
Rodger A. Trottier

12-07-2016Obituaries
Raymond D. Williams, Jr.

12-07-2016Obituaries
Antony K. Witzmann

12-07-2016Community - Wausaukee
Share Items You No Longer Wear

12-07-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Board Meeting Dec. 14

12-07-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Schools List Concert Dates

12-07-2016Community - Wausaukee
Veterans Dinner, Christmas Party at Wausaukee Dec. 11

12-07-2016Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Elementary, Middle School Students of Month

12-07-2016Community - Crivitz
Violin Lessons, Bowl New Area Classes

12-07-2016Community - Crivitz
Country Jam With Christmas Music Dec. 16

12-07-2016Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Legion Dinner Dec. 21

12-07-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman Utility Board Dec. 12

12-07-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman Library Set Silent Auction

12-07-2016Community - Coleman
Safe Haven Church Collects for Needy

12-07-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman Board To Meet Dec. 12

12-07-2016Sports
Area Wrestling

12-07-2016Sports
WCC Basketball

12-07-2016Sports
M&O Girls Basketball

12-07-2016Sports
Area Boys Basketball

12-07-2016Perspectives
Country Cousin

12-07-2016Perspectives
From Our Readers

12-07-2016Perspectives
From My Window

12-07-2016Front Page
SWEARING IN CEREMONY

12-07-2016Front Page
Name Jillian Schutte To Peshtigo City Council

12-07-2016Front Page
Bousley, Kaufman, Deschane Re-Elected to MCABI Offices

12-07-2016Front Page
Area Groups Recipients of Packer Annual Grants

12-07-2016Front Page
Price Decrease for Bellin Hospitals

12-07-2016Front Page
Village Pound President Will Not Seek Re-Election

11-30-2016Obituaries
Brielle R. Beres

11-30-2016Obituaries
Melvin J. Blohowiak

11-30-2016Obituaries
Sharon A. Bogner 

11-30-2016Obituaries
Robert Chaltry

11-30-2016Obituaries
Shirley G. Collins

11-30-2016Obituaries
Carol Jean Downing

11-30-2016Obituaries
Katherine L. Duaime

11-30-2016Obituaries
Orven L. Fabry

11-30-2016Obituaries
James Haban

11-30-2016Obituaries
Leonard Jarosz

11-30-2016Obituaries
Robert Magnin

11-30-2016Obituaries
Lela M. McTrusty

11-30-2016Obituaries
Richard E. Neely

11-30-2016Community - Coleman
Village Board Meets Dec. 5

11-30-2016Obituaries
Myra I. Orlando

11-30-2016Community - Coleman
Youth Wrestling Sign Up Dec. 1st

11-30-2016Obituaries
Bernadine M. Pietrek

11-30-2016Obituaries
Elaine H. Rathjen

11-30-2016Community - Coleman
Free Health Event at Coleman PK Fit

11-30-2016Obituaries
James L. Stillman

11-30-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman SHINE Bazaar, Craft Sale on Dec. 3rd

11-30-2016Obituaries
Sonia L. Stephanie

11-30-2016Obituaries
Linda Wolff

11-30-2016Community - Crivitz
Violin Lessons, Bowl New Area Classes

11-30-2016Community - Crivitz
Honored for 70 Years in Catholic Financial

11-30-2016Front Page
21 Volunteers Become Advocates for Children

11-30-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wagner Fire Department Sportsman Raffle Winners

11-30-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee School Earns 3 Stars on Report Cards

11-30-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Students Grades 4-6 in Chess Club

11-30-2016Front Page
Judge Halts Dec. 1 Start Of Overtime/Salary Rule

11-30-2016Front Page
Wisconsin Presidential Recount Is Underway

11-30-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Blood Drive is Dec. 5th

11-30-2016Front Page
Lectures, Tours Offered On Proposed Back Forty Mine

11-30-2016Front Page
Gala Parade, Many Events for Christmas in Marinette Dec. 3

11-30-2016Obituaries
Virginia E. Wilson

11-30-2016Obituaries
Stephen J. Wallace

11-30-2016Obituaries
Gail G. Van Caster

11-30-2016Perspectives
Country Cousin

11-30-2016Perspectives
From My Window

11-30-2016Sports
2 Crivitz Youth Compete in PPK at Green Bay Dec. 4

11-30-2016Sports
Area Girls' Basketball

11-30-2016Sports
Area Boys' Basketball

11-30-2016Sports
MHSAA State Championship

11-22-2016Front Page
Sentinel Structures Trucks Oversized Load of Arches

11-22-2016Front Page
Peshtigo School Board Views Tentative New Building Plans

11-22-2016Front Page
Grover Voters Okay Levy Hike For New Fire Truck

11-22-2016Front Page
Coleman Earns Highest DPI Report Card Rating

11-22-2016Front Page
Wausaukee Residents Urged To Attend Nov. 30 Hearing

11-22-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman SHINE Bazaar, Craft Sale on Dec. 3rd

11-22-2016Community - Coleman
Santa Claus at Village Pound Lights Parade

11-22-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman Trinity Church Advent Meal, Services

11-22-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman Youth Wrestling Sign Up

11-22-2016Community - Crivitz
Church Sponsors Christmas in the Village of Bethlehem

11-22-2016Community - Crivitz
Crivitz 2nd Graders Thank Veterans

11-22-2016Community - Crivitz
Howard Members Join Crivitz VFW Memorial

11-22-2016Community - Crivitz
Loomis Historical Christmas Pot Luck

11-22-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Students Win Legion Auxiliary National Award

11-22-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Booster Club Wine, Beer Testing Feb. 11

11-22-2016Community - Wausaukee
Town of Wausaukee Levy is $445,957.40

11-22-2016Community - Wausaukee
Library Cookie Walk Dec. 3rd

11-22-2016Obituaries
Doris M. Zimmerman

11-22-2016Obituaries
Eugene Trepanier

11-22-2016Obituaries
Patricia L. Thomas

11-22-2016Obituaries
Floyd F. Suennen

11-22-2016Obituaries
Irene D. Strzyzykowski

11-22-2016Obituaries
Evelyn C. Quarnstrom

11-22-2016Obituaries
Harry J. Ruff

11-22-2016Obituaries
Jerry L. Popp

11-22-2016Obituaries
Austin Kubiak

11-22-2016Obituaries
Jane M. Janes

11-22-2016Obituaries
James Haban

11-22-2016Obituaries
Ralph E. Bancroft

11-22-2016Obituaries
Dona J. Van Hoff

11-22-2016Obituaries
David A. McClain

11-22-2016Obituaries
Nick Vidas

11-22-2016Obituaries
Agnes Kowalski

11-22-2016Obituaries
Elsabea J. Oldham

11-22-2016Obituaries
Kenneth W. Westcott

11-22-2016Obituaries
Orville J. Renier

11-22-2016Obituaries
Raymond H. Rakers

11-22-2016Obituaries
The Rev. em. Reginald E. Pope

11-22-2016Obituaries
Albert P. Mineau

11-22-2016Obituaries
Elaine A. Marquardt

11-22-2016Obituaries
Elizabeth J. Lownik

11-22-2016Obituaries
Betty A. LaCount

11-22-2016Obituaries
Doris I. Kriegl

11-22-2016Obituaries
Angeline H. Johnston 

11-22-2016Obituaries
Barbara A. Erickson

11-22-2016Obituaries
Carol M. Bushmaker 

11-22-2016Perspectives
Country Cousin

11-22-2016Perspectives
From our readers

11-22-2016Perspectives
From My Window

11-22-2016Sports
Coach Motkowski Ready to Unleash "Dogs in '16-൙

11-22-2016Sports
M&O Basketball - Area Teams Start Season with Wins

11-22-2016Sports
Young Marines Hold On in Season Opener

11-22-2016Sports
MSHAA Semifinal - Maroons To Face Grand Rapids West In State Final


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Do you think Donal Trump made good choices in his cabinet?
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
© 2000-2016
All right reserved
space
Powered by
WEB Media
Interactive
COMMUNITY
WEB sites