space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* Country Cousin
space
space
Sports Shorts
* Cousins Subs Sports Awards Scholarships
* Area Wrestling - Gillett/Suring Downs Dogs for Second Spot in M&O
* M&O Girls Basketball - Lady Bulldogs Fall to State Ranked Royals
* M&O Boys Basketball - Wausaukee Battles Back to Beat St.Thomas Aquinas
* UW-Marinette Takes Lead Over Huskies in East

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

Maroons Downed In District Finals 48-46

Despite putting together a late surge, the Menominee Maroons (8-12) saw their season come to an end in the District 64 championship game Friday night 48-46 at the hands of the visiting Escanaba Eskymos.

The Maroons earned a title game berth following a 50-42 semifinal victory over Kingsford Wednesday.

Escanaba (17-6) played in the regional tournament in Petoskey Monday and lost to Cadillac 55-52.

Maroons Survive Late

Kingsford Rally 50-42


Owning the upper hand for most of the game, the Maroons saw Kingsford close the gap to 49-42 with 0:21 ticks left before wrapping up a 50-42 district semifinal win Wednesday. Defense and the shooting of sophomore Adam Nolde proved to be the difference.

“Our defense played well the first half, active and hustling at times. Kingsford didn’t score its first basket until the 5 minute mark of the second quarter. Credit the kids, they worked on the defensive end, ” Maroon coach Pete Pericolosi said. “Nolde had a nice game shooting the ball, making 10 of 12 shots to finish with a season high 25 points.”

Nolde did most of his scoring damage in the first half, netting 9 points in period one and 4 more in the second frame. Over the final two quarters Nolde tossed in 12 points, 7 coming in the third quarter. Senior guard Devon Harris added 9 points while Tyler Howell chipped in with 6.

The Maroons finished with a 18-45 shooting mark (40%) and turned the ball over 10 times.

Menominee jumped out to a 10-2 first quarter lead (2:52) as Nolde connected on a pair of two point shots and a three while Harris hit 2 of 4 free throws. The 6’5 Howell worked free on the baseline and Nolde turned a steal into a buzzer beating layup for a 14-5 spread.

A three point shot by Harris to open the second quarter pushed the Maroon lead to 17-5 (6:55) before lefty Jack Glodowski snuck through for a layup and Kingsford’s first bucket of the game. Two more mid-range jumpers by Nolde, including one with 30 seconds remaining, gave the Maroons a 24-14 halftime cushion. Kingsford relied on free throws in the opening 16 minutes, making 9-12 tosses.

The Flivvers used layups by Chris Roell and Dan Harrington to close within 24-18 at the 6:06 mark of period three before Harris slipped through for a layup and Nolde added two buckets to restore the upper hand to 30-18.

Kingsford used a three pointer by Harrington and layup from Roell to cut the deficit to 32-23 with 1:50 left. But Menominee answered again when freshman Marcus McKenney scored on a drive, Howell a rebound while Nolde hit a late three pointer for a 39-23 advantage.

Another three point shot by Nolde followed by a Harris layup had the Maroons comfortably in front 44-27 in period three. The momentum switched sides moments later when Maroon senior Devon Barley was whistled for his fourth foul and immediately followed by a technical.

Kingsford’s Harrington swished both free throws for the technical then added a rebound shot and a trey to cut the deficit to 44-34 with 3:16 left.

“I thought we were ready to blow them out and the technical gave them new life. They made both free throws, hit a three, we miss two bunnies followed by another three and just like that they were back in the game,” Pericolosi commented.

The Maroons managed to recover thanks to the free throw line as Nolde hit a pair with 2:02 left, Ryan Woods went 3-4 and McKenney 1-2 with :09 left.

“We had a height advantage but didn’t use it. Our big guys would get the ball on the block or rebound and then dribble out with it. We needed to go right back up with it,” Pericolosi said.

Harrington, a 5’11 junior, paced Kingsford with 25 points and 9 rebounds. As a team Kingsford (7-12) connected on 13-38 attempts.

Season Ends With

District Finals Loss

To Escanaba 48-46


After losing to Escanaba twice during the regular season, the Maroons hoped the third time would be a charm. It nearly was as a balanced scoring attack that saw 4 cagers tally 9-12 points kept the Maroons close in this post-season clash.

Sophomore Adam Nolde fired in 12 points, freshman Marcus McKenney and Tyler Howell 10 points each while senior point guard Devon Harris added 9 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists and two steals. The Maroons made 16-47 shots (34%) and turned the ball over 10 times.

“This was an exciting game that went down to the wire. We didn’t play very good defense in the first half, giving up 30 points and if Escanaba would have scored 60 for the game, we would have been in trouble. The second half we played better giving up just 18,” Maroon coach Pete Pericolosi said.

The tight tourney affair saw the Maroons use baskets by Nolde and McKenney to go up 4-0 before Escanaba battled back for a 10-6 cushion on a three point play by 6’5 Brandon Robinette.

Howell answered with a three point play of his own while a jumper by Sam Molnar and two free throws from Robinette with 53 ticks left put the Eskymos in front 14-9 at the first break.

Nolde got the Maroons rolling with a three pointer to open period two and a pair of bombs by McKenney gave Menominee an 18-16 edge (6:22). Back to back runners by McKenney and Harris extended the lead to 22-18 before Escanaba unleashed a 10-0 run. Robinette, who was named player of the year in the GNC, connected twice while Molnar added a clutch three.

Two free throws from Harris along with a buzzer beating bucket by Ty Clausen got the Maroons within 30-26 at halftime.

A slow start to the third quarter saw the Maroons fall behind 37-31 before Nolde found the touch on a three pointer at the 1:48 mark. Howell followed with a bucket, Devon Barley added one free throw and Harris a pair for a 41-39 deficit heading into the final 8 minutes.

With their seasons on the line, points were at a premium as both teams tallied 7 each. Two Harris free throws and a Howell layup put Menominee back in front 44-43 with 6:03 remaining.

A three point play by Molnar gave Escanaba a 46-44 edge with 3:19 left before Harris twirled the twine to knot the score at 46-all at the 2:56 mark. Working the ball around, Escanaba’s Ben Kleiman got free in the paint to put Escanaba up 48-46 with 0:46 remaining.

Getting the ball back, Menominee wore down the clock and was setting up for a last second shot. A potential three point attempt was ruined when Robinette knocked the ball out of bounds on a pass from Harris to Nolde. Moments later, Kleiman thwarted the Maroon comeback bid by stealing a pass from Howell to Harris with under 2 seconds left to seal the win.

“We had our chances a couple of times. With the score tied 46-46 and 2:10 left, I really thought about playing for the last shot. But we got out of sync and set up a three point shot for Nolde. The pass by Harris was deflected out of bounds and we got the ball in the worst place to throw it in, the corner. Got things set up and were looking for Nolde off a double screen, but the pass was stolen by Kleiman,” Pericolosi explained. “We put Harris on Robinette in the second half and he only scored 4 points.”


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
02-03-2016Obituaries
Patricia A. Voight

02-03-2016Obituaries
Charles Vine

02-03-2016Obituaries
Richard J. Vertz, SFC (R)

02-03-2016Obituaries
Sister Margie Traeger

02-03-2016Obituaries
Elizabeth M. Steeno

02-03-2016Obituaries
Delores “Dee” (Heisler) Scully

02-03-2016Obituaries
Vernette A. Schultz

02-03-2016Obituaries
Abigail R. Reiswitz

02-03-2016Obituaries
Kenneth Maloney

02-03-2016Obituaries
Dan Lorenz

02-03-2016Obituaries
Leland E. Kamps

02-03-2016Obituaries
Beverly J. Ehlinger

02-03-2016Obituaries
Lawrence J. Denowski

02-03-2016Obituaries
Barbara A. Decker

02-03-2016Obituaries
Elizabeth M. Steeno

02-03-2016Obituaries
Walter J. Remic Jr.

02-03-2016Obituaries
Theresa A. Nault

02-03-2016Obituaries
Bryan Mattison

02-03-2016Obituaries
David S. Jennings

02-03-2016Obituaries
Vernon D. Holmer, Jr.

02-03-2016Obituaries
Sharon Hanson

02-03-2016Obituaries
Anna A. Furst 

02-03-2016Obituaries
Alden P. Edwards

02-03-2016Obituaries
Bernard “Bernie” J. Boucher

02-03-2016Sports
Cousins Subs Sports Awards Scholarships

02-03-2016Sports
Area Wrestling - Gillett/Suring Downs Dogs for Second Spot in M&O

02-03-2016Sports
M&O Girls Basketball - Lady Bulldogs Fall to State Ranked Royals

02-03-2016Sports
M&O Boys Basketball - Wausaukee Battles Back to Beat St.Thomas Aquinas

02-03-2016Perspectives
Country Cousin

02-03-2016Perspectives
From our readers

02-03-2016Perspectives
From My Window

02-03-2016Community - Wausaukee
Natural Resources Board Elects New Officers

02-03-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Blood Drive February 8th

02-03-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Junior, Senior High Honor Students

02-03-2016Community - Wausaukee
Hillside Assembly to Host Wild Game Banquet and Seminars

02-03-2016Community - Crivitz
CHS Senior Class Play on Feb. 21

02-03-2016Community - Crivitz
Crivitz High School Quarter Honor Roll

02-03-2016Community - Crivitz
Tomaszewski Gets On UJ Honor Roll

02-03-2016Community - Crivitz
Northland at Dunbar To Continue Camps, Rentals

02-03-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman Middle School Lists Semester, Quarter Honor Rolls

02-03-2016Community - Coleman
Ashley Dellenbach Benefit Feb. 7th

02-03-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman Has Mortgage of Former Compe Building

02-03-2016Community - Coleman
Semester, Quarter Honor Rolls for Coleman High

02-03-2016Front Page
Drug Court Exceeds Hopes, Now Looking At Mental Court

02-03-2016Front Page
Crivitz School Considers Background Check Options

02-03-2016Front Page
Peshtigo Chamber Takes Nominations for Richard Roland Persons of the Year

02-03-2016Front Page
Storm Causes Business, All Schools Closings

02-03-2016Front Page
Marinette Council Approves Annexation of New Hospital Site

01-27-2016Front Page
Cold Water Rescue Training

01-27-2016Perspectives
Country Cousin

01-27-2016Front Page
County Writes Off $500,000 Loan To Defunct Company

01-27-2016Front Page
Judge Hears Crivitz Suit Oral Arguments

01-27-2016Front Page
Wausaukee Faces March Water Inspection Deadline

01-27-2016Front Page
Hattie St. Bridge Project Outlined at Public Meet

01-27-2016Perspectives
From our readers

01-27-2016Perspectives
From our readers

01-27-2016Front Page
DOT To Air Hwy. 41 Plans At 5 p.m. Public Meet Jan. 28

01-27-2016Perspectives
From My Window

01-27-2016Sports
UW-Marinette Takes Lead Over Huskies in East

01-27-2016Sports
Coleman Grapplers Stop Bay Port on Alumni Night

01-27-2016Sports
Peshtigo Continues Winning Ways, Extends Lead

01-27-2016Sports
Wolverines Sweep Rangers, Take Half Game Lead

01-27-2016Community - Wausaukee
Open Enrollment at Wausaukee

01-27-2016Community - Wausaukee
9th District Top in State in Auxiliary Membership

01-27-2016Community - Wausaukee
Says Wausaukee Rescue Squad Staffed And Solvent

01-27-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Blood Drive February 8th

01-27-2016Community - Crivitz
Marinette County K9 Visits Crivitz School

01-27-2016Community - Crivitz
13th Annual Crivitz Craft Fest is May 7

01-27-2016Community - Coleman
ZZ Top Tribute Band at Equity Hall Jan. 30

01-27-2016Community - Coleman
Coleman School Looks At Conference Realignments

01-27-2016Community - Coleman
Village Board To Meet Feb. 1

01-27-2016Community - Coleman
KC Fish Fry To Start

01-27-2016Obituaries
Kenneth R. Schuman

01-27-2016Obituaries
Frank Steele

01-27-2016Obituaries
Kenneth E. Seefeldt

01-27-2016Obituaries
Maurice J. Rhude

01-27-2016Obituaries
William H. Olsen, Sr.

01-27-2016Obituaries
Leslie J. Lovato

01-27-2016Obituaries
Marian G. Linsmeier

01-27-2016Obituaries
Virginia M. Korch

01-27-2016Obituaries
Mary Haworth

01-27-2016Obituaries
John C. Behnke 

01-27-2016Obituaries
Douglas J. Bailey

01-27-2016Obituaries
Allen Van Winkle

01-27-2016Obituaries
Robert L. Rondeau

01-27-2016Obituaries
Robert Rosera

01-27-2016Obituaries
Tiodolo Fidel Perea

01-27-2016Obituaries
Ava E. Moody

01-27-2016Obituaries
Jim C. Maynard, Sr.

01-27-2016Obituaries
Craig A. Lind

01-27-2016Obituaries
Emma Koenig

01-27-2016Obituaries
Rose M. Kettleson

01-27-2016Obituaries
Donald Jensen

01-27-2016Obituaries
Stanley Jaroszewski

01-27-2016Obituaries
Mary A. Jacobson

01-27-2016Obituaries
Walter Holtz

01-27-2016Obituaries
Daniel R. Ethington

01-27-2016Obituaries
Mildred G. Elsner

01-20-2016Front Page
Again Ask City To Okay 12% Sewer Rate Hike

01-20-2016Front Page
Peshtigo School Board OKs $33.9 Million Referendum

01-20-2016Front Page
Pottratz Hopes Crowd At Jan. 28 DOT/Hwy. 41 Meet

01-20-2016Front Page
Salt Sand Available For MI Town Residents

01-20-2016Front Page
County Board To Act On Appointment, Grant

01-20-2016Community - Wausaukee
Silver Cliff Rescue Serves Athelstane

01-20-2016Community - Wausaukee
Athelstane Has New Code Of Ordinances For Review

01-20-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Rec Winterfest Jan. 30

01-20-2016Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Blood Drive on Feb. 8

01-20-2016Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Church Valentine’s Drive

01-20-2016Community - Crivitz
Craft-O-Rama at Crivitz Feb. 13

01-20-2016Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Trustees Raise Village Employee Pay

01-20-2016Community - Crivitz
Complains About Airport to Stephenson Town Board

01-20-2016Community - Coleman
VanDrisse on Dean’s List

01-20-2016Community - Coleman
Lions Ice Fishing Banquet on Feb. 5

01-20-2016Community - Coleman
Free Throw Contest Jan. 27 at Coleman

01-20-2016Community - Coleman
Equine Dentistry Topic at Equity Hall Jan. 28

01-20-2016Sports
Emergency Rule for Lake Superior Trout

01-20-2016Sports
Little Suamico Lady Wrestler Has 3 Wins

01-20-2016Sports
Red Arrow Snowmobile Club Big Annual Fish-A-Ree Feb. 6-7

01-20-2016Sports
M&O Boys Basketball-Peshtigo Stuns Crivitz, Three Teams Share M&O Penthouse

01-20-2016Perspectives
Country Cousin

01-20-2016Perspectives
From our readers

01-20-2016Perspectives
From My Window

01-20-2016Obituaries
Judge John Wiebusch

01-20-2016Obituaries
Michael J. Walk

01-20-2016Obituaries
Donald E. Utecht

01-20-2016Obituaries
Roy P. Trowbridge

01-20-2016Obituaries
Peter H. Thielen

01-20-2016Obituaries
Marilyn K. Swanson

01-20-2016Obituaries
Harry Strong

01-20-2016Obituaries
Mark J. Schwaller

01-20-2016Obituaries
Guy M. Sager

01-20-2016Obituaries
Eugene M. Ravet

01-20-2016Obituaries
Carol Peterson

01-20-2016Obituaries
Tom L. Miller

01-20-2016Obituaries
Jaden Marzu

01-20-2016Obituaries
Donald F. Johnston

01-20-2016Obituaries
MaryEllen Gallino

01-20-2016Obituaries
James A. Fehrenbach

01-20-2016Obituaries
Vicki L. Engel

01-20-2016Obituaries
Donald J. Ducheny, Sr.

01-20-2016Obituaries
Wilbur R. Curtis

01-20-2016Obituaries
William Bonner

01-20-2016Obituaries
Lois J. Bomber

01-20-2016Obituaries
Beverly M. Bader

01-20-2016Obituaries
Willard F. Alswager

01-20-2016Obituaries
Carol Wellens

01-20-2016Obituaries
Walter E. Schardt, Jr.

01-20-2016Obituaries
Paul Saddler

01-20-2016Obituaries
Jacqueline R. Kershek

01-20-2016Obituaries
Neal W. Kent


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Do you think Donald Trump will be a Republican nominee for President?
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