space
space
Peshtigo Times
space
space
space
Perspectives
* From our readers
space
space
Sports Shorts
* Three New Trails For Hikers, Bikers In Wisconsin
* Deer Advisory Councils Provide Opportunity For Local Input
* Ardent Fisherman Objects To Proposed Pan Fish Rules
* Cougars Off And Running
* Town of Peshtigo Fire Dept. Hosts Golf Outing Sept. 12

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

Rangers Roll Into State Tourney

Blank Three Lakes 2-0 And

Rib Lake 10-0 For Sectional

Honors; D-4 Opener 8am Wed.


It has been 14 years since their last trip to the state baseball tournament, but the Wausaukee Rangers are returning to the diamond classic at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton with a full head of steam and plenty of momentum.

Notching their fourth straight post-season shutout, the Rangers overcame some wet weather conditions to capture the Division 4 sectional title with a 2-0 win over Three Lakes and a 10-0 whitewash of Rib Lake in the finals at Tigerton. Pitching has been the name of the game for the Rangers, who watched junior mound standout Beau DeLaet give up 4 hits in the win over Three Lakes while Aaron Schlies and Cole Lewandowski combined to toss a nifty two-hitter in the title game rout.

“Our pitchers threw strikes and the defense was solid behind them,” Wausaukee rookie coach Paul Moser said.

Wausaukee (15-6) will take on Greenwood in the Division 4 opener on Wednesday, June 12 at 8am. The other state semifinal will pit Lake Country Lutheran and Potosi at 10am.

The Rangers will have some company from TIMESland as Oconto also qualified for the state meet in Division 3 with a 1-0 semifinal win over Bonduel and then beat Stevens Point Pacelli 7-1 in the championship game. The Blue Devils will make their fourth-ever state appearance, the others coming in 1952, 1995 and 2003. Oconto steps into state action on Wednesday, June 12 at 1pm against either Chequamegon or Osseo-Fairchild.

The defending state champion Coleman Cougars (17-2) won’t have a chance to repeat after getting upended by Oconto 8-5 in 10 innings in the Division 3 regional finals Wednesday. The talented Cougars came into the post-season as the number one ranked team in Division 3 while suffering both of their losses this season to Oconto (10-4).

“It was a tough way to end the year, especially when we were hosting the sectionals and had an opportunity to get there. Our program has had quite a three-year run, with two appearances at state, a title and three straight M-O Conference championships. I am really proud of the boys,” Coleman coach Kent Casper said.



-Division 4 Results-

DeLaet, Wausaukee

Top Three Lakes 2-0


Needing just 89 pitches to record the semifinal win, DeLaet scattered 4 hits over 7 innings as Wausaukee prevailed 2-0. The righthander closed out the game in style, fanning two of the final three batters.

Eddy Self gave DeLaet all the support he needed with a rare leadoff inside the park homer. Wausaukee waited until the 6th to add an insurance tally as Schlies slapped a two-out single, stole second and scored on a single off the bat of Lewandowski.

Three Lakes, which beat Wausaukee earlier in the season, threatened in the fourth and sixth frames with leadoff singles. On both occasions, DeLaet escaped trouble. In the fourth, Hunter Mathison singled but was erased at second on a fielder’s choice. In the sixth inning, Riley Liebscher singled, moved to second on a put before DeLaet used a pair of flyballs to end the threat.

Rangers Rout Rib

Lake In Finals 10-0

Pounding out 11 hits, Wausaukee started strong and never let up in claiming the sectional title with a lopsided 10-0, 5-inning win over Rib Lake. The Redmen upended highly touted Rosholt 4-3 in the semifinals.

DeLaet, Schlies, Brennan Gabriel and Russell Smith collected 2 hits each while Lewandowski blasted a two-run homer in the fourth inning.

Wausaukee jammed the plate for 4 runs in the opening inning and never looked back. Self got aboard on an infield single, DeLaet beat out a bunt, Schlies was hit by a pitch, Smith ripped a two-run double while Zach Struve added a RBI single.

The lead grew to 7-0 in the second inning as DeLaet and Smith launched doubles while Schlies and Gabriel singled.

DeLaet drew a leadoff walk in the fourth, then strolled home as Lewandowski unloaded a two-run shot to centerfield. Gabriel followed with a double, Smith walked while two errors plated the runs.

Schlies got the start for Wausaukee giving up 2 hits over 2 1/3 innings before Lewandowski earned the mound win with 2 2/3 innings of relief.

Wausaukee Rolls Past

Gresham In Regionals


Aaron Schlies fired a nifty two-hitter and his mates slugged a dozen safeties as Wausaukee rolled to the D-4 regional title with a 9-0 win over Gresham Wednesday. The regional championship improved the Rangers to 13-6 under rookie coach Paul Moser and sends them to the sectionals for the third straight year.

Schlies fanned 4 and walked 3 during a complete game 7-inning mound stint and needed 92 pitches to earn the win.

”Aaron threw a lot of first pitch strikes using either a fastball or curve...was in control from the opening pitch and really put together a nice game. Our defense played well and did not make any errors,” Moser said. “Offensively we hit the ball better the game before, but found some holes and came up with clutch hits. We made the most of our scoring opportunities.”

Leading the Wausaukee hitting attack were leadoff batter Eddy Self and Cole Lewandowski with 3 safeties each while Beau DeLaet and Zach Struve chipped in with two each. Self and designated hitter Russell Smith drove in two runs each.

With game still scoreless heading into the the bottom of the third inning, Wausaukee pushed across a trio of runs on 3 hits. DeLaet ripped a one-out double and Lewandowski followed with a two-out RBI single. An error allowed Brennan Gabriel to get aboard before Smith came through with a two-run single.

In the fourth inning, Dillon Meyers slapped a leadoff single and was joined on the sacks by Conner Kempinski, who was beaned. A wild pitch moved the runners up a base before Self punched out a single and DeLaet a sac fly.

Wausaukee upped the lead to 7-0 in the fifth when Smith struck out, but reached as the ball got away from the catcher. Struve singled and Meyers moved both runners up 90 feet on a bunt. A single by Self and walk to DeLaet produced the tallies.

Lewandowski lashed a single to open the 6th and scored on a triple off the bat of Struve, who came home on an error.



-Division 3 Results-

Oconto Earns Trip

To State Tourney


The Blue Devils wrapped up their 4th state trip with wins over Bonduel 1-0 and Stevens Point Pacelli 7-1 in the Coleman sectional Tuesday.

Oconto claimed the thrilling semifinal win when Blake Campshure and Brandon Baehde clubbed two-out doubles in the sixth inning.

Freshman Grant Frazer allowed 4 hits and two walks in a complete game performance.

In the finals, Tyler Trepanier yielded 6 hits over 7 innings as Oconto scored 6 runs in the sixth inning to turn back Pacelli 7-1.

Trent Mehlberg gave the Blue Devils a 1-0 lead in the third frame with a long home run to left. In the sixth, a throwing error on a forceout at third base and a three-run double by Baehde did the damage.

Coleman Falls In 10

Inning Heartbreaker

To Blue Devils 8-5


In a game that seemed like it would never end, the Coleman Cougars saw their post-season run came to a screeching halt in the regional finals Wednesday 8-5. This game went 7 innings and then some as a trio of extra frames were needed to decide the final outcome.

Oconto scored 3 runs in the top of the 10th inning thanks to RBI hits from Teague Camps and Ricky Mattitas.

“Our kids played their hearts out, both teams had their chances throughout the game but we couldn’t get the big hit. In the 10th inning, Oconto got a couple of big hits that proved to be the difference,” Casper commented.

The Cougars banged out 10 hits off a trio of Oconto hurlers, four in the final three innings.

Seewald sparked Coleman with 4 singles while Marquardt added two singles and a triple.

Oconto punched out a dozen hits, 3 each by Tanner Pillsbury and Teague Camps. The hot hitting Camps drove in a trio of runs with a third inning two-run homer and the go-ahead run on a single in the 10th.

Freshman Grant Frazer singled and scored in the opening inning on a groundout.

Coleman came right back in the bottom of the first on walks to Seewald, Marquardt, Karban and Blake Margis while Jackson Margis reached on an error to go up 3-1.

Oconto got even in the third inning when Trent Mehlberg singled and jogged home as Camps unloaded a two-run homer. Mehlberg was ejected from the game in the 5th inning for running into Coleman first baseman Karban.

Pillsbury reached on an error in the fifth and scored to put the Blue Devils up 4-3 before Coleman saw Mergener walk and score on a single by Marquardt for a 4- 4 deadlock.

The Blue Devils regained the upper hand in the sixth when Camps singled, moved to second on a passed ball and scored on an error.

Trailing 5-4 heading into the 7th, Coleman rallied again. Marquardt ripped a leadoff triple and scored as Karban lashed a single. Fly balls by Hunter Stodola and Jackson Margis along with a groundout by Derick Teteak ended the inning.

After Mergener set Oconto down 1-2-3 in the 8th, Coleman loaded the bases with one out but never scored. With a chance to win the game, Marquardt sent a shot to third only to see Alex Stodola get forced out at the plate. The next hitter, Karban, was thrown out on a grounder to short.

Oconto threatened again in the 9th as Bostedt singled to open the inning but a pair of balls hit back to Mergener on the mound short-circuited the rally.

Jackson Margis drew a one-out walk in the 9th and moved to second on a bunt by Teteak, but never advanced as Alex Stodola went down on strikes to end the frame.

The 10th inning is where Oconto put together its winning rally. Kyle Krueger singled to open the inning and raced home on a triple by Camps. Mattitas followed with a RBI double while a walk to Blake Campshure and an error scored the final run.

Coleman tried to answer in the bottom of the frame as Trevor Seewald lashed a leadoff single but was erased at second base. Fly outs from losing pitcher Mason Mergener and Derek Marquardt ended the game.

Krueger earned the mound win with 3 innings of scoreless relief, walking 3 and fanning 3.

Mergener went all 10 innings for Coleman, giving up 8 runs on 12 hits with 8 strikeouts and 4 walks.

“Mason pitched all 10 innings for us and suffered only his second high school loss....both have come in the tournament in extra innings,” Casper concluded.

The strike zone was difficult to locate for the four pitchers used in the championship clash as they combined for 14 walks.


Recent stories, opinions and photos

Issue Date Department Headline
08-27-2014Sports
Three New Trails For Hikers, Bikers In Wisconsin

08-27-2014Sports
Deer Advisory Councils Provide Opportunity For Local Input

08-27-2014Sports
Ardent Fisherman Objects To Proposed Pan Fish Rules

08-27-2014Sports
Cougars Off And Running

08-27-2014Perspectives
From our readers

08-27-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

08-27-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

08-27-2014Obituaries
Elizabeth Warschkow

08-27-2014Obituaries
Coralie J. Rutke 

08-27-2014Obituaries
Theresa Pucel

08-27-2014Obituaries
Alice F. Mross

08-27-2014Obituaries
Susan P. Mittlestaedt

08-27-2014Obituaries
Robert P. Micoley

08-27-2014Obituaries
Mary Maske

08-27-2014Obituaries
Glenn D. Garvey

08-27-2014Obituaries
Michael J. Dobbins

08-27-2014Obituaries
Charles H. Dettman, Jr.

08-27-2014Obituaries
Lucille M. Charapata

08-27-2014Obituaries
Daniel Bugarsky

08-27-2014Obituaries
Bonnie J. Alswager

08-27-2014Obituaries
Loren C. Schwartz

08-27-2014Obituaries
Ethel M. Schwartz

08-27-2014News
Live Pro Wrestling in Suring Labor Day Weekend

08-27-2014News
Centennial Seeks Slogan, Vendors

08-27-2014News
Wausaukee Legion Picnic Sept. 13

08-27-2014News
Middle Inlet 141 Work Starts Sept. 2

08-27-2014Community - Wausaukee
Seek Crafters, Vendors for Wausaukee Festival

08-27-2014Community - Wausaukee
Registration for New Students

08-27-2014Community - Wausaukee
First Presbyterian Church Marks 125 Years Sept. 7

08-27-2014Community - Wausaukee
T/Wausaukee Is Updated On Garbage Pickup, Mobile Homes

08-27-2014Community - Crivitz
Old Toys Topic at Loomis Days

08-27-2014Community - Crivitz
LNRD Meets Aug. 30

08-27-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz VFW Auxiliary Announces Five Contests

08-27-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz School District Passes 2014-15 Budget

08-27-2014Community - Coleman
Senior Club to Meet Sept. 8

08-27-2014Community - Coleman
North Kickers To Give Dance Lessons

08-27-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman Village Board Sept. 2

08-27-2014Community - Coleman
Close Coleman Library for 2 Weeks for Repairs

08-27-2014Front Page
Epic Journey Ends For Old Diplomas

08-27-2014Front Page
Wastewater Treatment Plant Electric Bills Show Savings

08-27-2014Front Page
Crivitz School Gets $170,000 Sparsity Aid, Gives 2% Raise

08-27-2014Front Page
County Removes Squad Cars, BearCat From Borrowing List

08-27-2014Front Page
25,000 Attend Marinette County Fair Aug. 21-25

08-20-2014Sports
Town of Peshtigo Fire Dept. Hosts Golf Outing Sept. 12

08-20-2014Sports
Demeny Racing Has Trouble On Crandon’s Short Track

08-20-2014Sports
Crews Will Survey Stream For Lampreys

08-20-2014Sports
Bulldogs Look To Retain Top Spot In Loop; Coleman, Crivitz, Wausaukee Hope To Be In The Mix

08-20-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

08-20-2014Perspectives
From our readers

08-20-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

08-20-2014News
Cedar River Bridge Walk Royalty Aug. 31

08-20-2014News
Dog Orientation Night Sept. 9

08-20-2014News
Area Students Get Honor Scholarships

08-20-2014News
Pichette Earns Honors

08-20-2014Obituaries
Gerald Wright

08-20-2014Obituaries
Dale L. Wright

08-20-2014Obituaries
Rev. Warren W. Worden

08-20-2014Obituaries
Craig Richlen

08-20-2014Obituaries
Joseph F. Steiner

08-20-2014Obituaries
Rand Lange

08-20-2014Obituaries
Peter C. Kaufman

08-20-2014Obituaries
Hattie Jarmolowicz

08-20-2014Obituaries
Jeffrey A. DesJarlais

08-20-2014Obituaries
Nicholas J. Berkebile

08-20-2014Obituaries
Marilyn R. Becker

08-20-2014Obituaries
Richard S. Zielski

08-20-2014Obituaries
Donald E. Schneider

08-20-2014Obituaries
June E. Peot

08-20-2014Obituaries
Madeline L. Milheiser

08-20-2014Obituaries
Audrey J. Hranach

08-20-2014Obituaries
Alice E. Bowman

08-20-2014Obituaries
Anne M. Apanasiewicz

08-20-2014Obituaries
Rita R. Adkins

08-20-2014Community - Wausaukee
Athelstane Awards County Bid For Perch Lake Road

08-20-2014Community - Wausaukee
Presbyterian Women Oct. 18 Fall Supper

08-20-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee Legion Picnic Sept. 13

08-20-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz Oktoberfest at Veterans Park Sept. 20

08-20-2014Community - Crivitz
Old Toys Topic at Loomis Days

08-20-2014Community - Crivitz
Legion Trap/22 Shoot Aug. 30

08-20-2014Community - Crivitz
Crivitz School Budget, Annual Meeting Aug. 26

08-20-2014Community - Coleman
20 Area Packer Fans at Hall of Fame Banquet

08-20-2014Community - Coleman
Brazeau Services Sweepstake Winners

08-20-2014Community - Coleman
CCBA Business Showcase Oct. 25

08-20-2014Community - Coleman
Coleman School Board Two Meetings Aug. 25

08-20-2014Front Page
St. Augustine Church Will Mark 125 Years on Sunday

08-20-2014Front Page
Grants Help Middle Inlet Redo 11 Roads

08-20-2014Front Page
Finance Committee Recommends $37,335,000 Borrowing Resolution

08-20-2014Front Page
Sheriff Again Warns of Scams

08-20-2014Front Page
Fun, Entertainment, Rides At County Fair Aug. 21-25

08-13-2014News
Seek Crafters For Fall Fair

08-13-2014News
KC Brat Fry at Lee’s Foods

08-13-2014News
Wagner Centennial Seeks Slogan, Vendors

08-13-2014Sports
Slate Waterfowl Season Guidelines

08-13-2014Sports
2014 Crossbow Deer Season Approved By Natural Resources Board

08-13-2014Sports
Race Like A Girl Night At UPIR

08-13-2014Sports
Redbirds Fight Their Way Through Two Tough Opponents To Claim Latest Wishigan Crown

08-13-2014Perspectives
Country Cousin

08-13-2014Perspectives
From our readers

08-13-2014Perspectives
Tales from the old-timer

08-13-2014Obituaries
Tracey Rae Vandeveer

08-13-2014Obituaries
Jeannette O. Peterson

08-13-2014Obituaries
Elerine T. Lampinen

08-13-2014Obituaries
Joan Kapitz

08-13-2014Obituaries
Todd E. Johnson

08-13-2014Obituaries
Arvilla Johnson

08-13-2014Obituaries
Phillip A. Giese

08-13-2014Obituaries
Michael J. Gardon

08-13-2014Obituaries
Lucille R. (Baumler) Beyer

08-13-2014Obituaries
Christopher J. Wold

08-13-2014Obituaries
Roy H. Willmann, Jr.

08-13-2014Obituaries
Ron G. Whiting

08-13-2014Obituaries
Mary A. Wenzel

08-13-2014Obituaries
William H. VonBlaskewicz

08-13-2014Obituaries
Philip K. Radtke, D.D.S.

08-13-2014Obituaries
Bonnie J. Peterson

08-13-2014Obituaries
Eugene Pawlowski

08-13-2014Obituaries
Alice Rouer

08-13-2014Obituaries
Kathleen B. Olson

08-13-2014Obituaries
Ernest J. Olivares

08-13-2014Obituaries
Orin E. Kirchner

08-13-2014Obituaries
Elaine M. Jorgensen

08-13-2014Obituaries
Sandra K. Jagielski

08-13-2014Obituaries
Alfred Edward Hoffman

08-13-2014Obituaries
Doris M. Gustafson

08-13-2014Obituaries
Albert D. Enderby

08-13-2014Obituaries
Phyllis M. Dixon

08-13-2014Obituaries
Edward J. DesJardin 

08-13-2014Obituaries
Patricia A. Cornejo

08-13-2014Obituaries
Donna M. Chaltry

08-13-2014Obituaries
Roger W. Carriveau

08-13-2014Obituaries
Robert Bartz

08-13-2014Obituaries
Harriet Angelich

08-13-2014Community - Crivitz
Ski Cats Perform Final Show Aug. 16

08-13-2014Community - Wausaukee
Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

08-13-2014Community - Wausaukee
Silver Cliff Fire, Rescue Big Fundraiser Winners

08-13-2014Community - Wausaukee
Wausaukee School Packets Available

08-13-2014Community - Crivitz
49 Golfers Take Part In Doug Kwiatkowski Memoria

08-13-2014Community - Crivitz
Town Asks County To Allow ATV Trail on Bit of County X

08-13-2014Community - Crivitz
Twin Bridge Ski Finale Aug. 16-17

08-13-2014Community - Coleman
Fall Fest Set at Coleman Legion

08-13-2014Community - Coleman
Alyssa Gasser Earns Pharm.D

08-13-2014Front Page
Law Enforcement Committee Requests Two More Deputies

08-13-2014Front Page
2 Area Men Were Also Candidates

08-13-2014Front Page
Burke vs Walker In Governor Race

08-13-2014Front Page
Lakari, Johns Resign Twin County Airport Positions, Judge Rules Anderson On

08-13-2014Front Page
Break Ground For Koehne New Dealership

08-06-2014Sports
Racquetball Lessons At Bond Center

08-06-2014Sports
Peshtigo Youth Football Sets Registration Dates

08-06-2014Sports
Seek Input On New Pipeline Proposal

08-06-2014Sports
Racing Returns To UPIR Track With Features And Accidents


space
Peshtigo Times
WEB Poll!
Do you think the Green Bay Packers will make it to the Super Bowl this season?
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