Category: Sports

Looking for a Door County Silent Sports experience? How about a local Door County high school sports competition? Find those, plus Door County League Baseball games, Northern Door recreational sports leagues, and much more in our Door County sports calendar.

  • Resolve to Run in 2022

    Is running part of your New Year’s resolution for 2022? If so, make your commitment to keep you inspired to run by registering for the May 7, 2022 Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k. Register before Jan. 1 and save $5 on the race that has been described as “running in a cathedral […]

  • DC United Wins Conference Swim Title

    Christy Braun (Sturgeon Bay) led the way as Door County United girls dominated the Bay Conference swim championships. Braun earned First Team All-Conference in all events she participated in and was named the Bay Conference Swimmer of the Year.  The team went undefeated in conference matchups and earned First Team All-Conference champion status in every […]

  • New Race Director for Crossroads Trail Run

    During the 12th annual Crossroads Trail Run, held June 19 at Crossroads at Big Creek, 293 runners from nine states participated, and $12,000 was raised to support Ski for Free, educational programming and Crossroads’ general fund. It was the most that this event has ever generated. Since the inaugural race in 2010, Gretchen Schmelzer has […]

  • Miller Wins Hey Hey 5k

    Ryan Miller of Fish Creek won the 6th edition of the Hey Hey 5k on Saturday, Sept. 25. Miller finished in 19:28, 33 seconds ahead of second-place Brady Nieman of Sturgeon Bay. Eric Biehr of Muskego took third. Raissa Ashman of Seymour paced the women in a time of 22:46, followed by Gemma Mrozinsky of […]

  • Half Marathon Postponed to Oct. 30, 2021

    The organizers of the Door County Half Marathon have postponed the 2021 event because of the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The race, originally scheduled for May 1, has been moved to Oct. 30, 2021.  “We have been closely monitoring the pace of vaccinations and the trends in the pandemic, hoping we could proceed with […]

  • In Memoriam: Fahey Inspired as Coach, Teacher, Friend

    Korey Mallien laughed and showed admirable clarity when he was asked to share his favorite story about former Southern Door football coach and history teacher Rich Fahey. Mallien, a senior offensive lineman for the Eagles in 1986, said Fahey, the offensive line coach, was running the linemen through a drill demonstrating the correct way to […]

  • Stenzel Wins 4th Straight Conference Championship

    Sevastopol’s Olivia Stenzel earned her fourth straight Packerland cross-country title Oct. 15, outpacing the field by nearly a full minute. She finished in 19:33; Sydney Lund of Peshtigo took second in 20:26; and Stenzel’s teammates Jolene Luedke (21:08) and Kylie Newton (22:07) followed.  Those performances lead the Pioneers to the team title over second-place Southern […]

  • Carving Liquid: Windsurfing and kiteboarding in Door County

    The breath of life is in the sunlight, and the hand of life is in the wind.  — Kahlil Gibran Wind, in myriad ways, defines this county. It has shaped the shorelines, facilitated economic booms over the centuries and created a playground for visitors and locals alike. The wind — elusive or steady, both sweet […]

  • Fall 50 Canceled

    Organizers announced Tuesday that the Door County Fall 50 scheduled for Oct. 24 has been canceled. “Despite our best efforts to make our event Covid safe, the recent surge in Covid cases in northeast Wisconsin prevents us from proceeding,” director Sean Ryan said in an email to participants Tuesday. He wrote that the Door County […]

  • An ‘Existential Threat’: Report Details Challenges for State Arts and Cultural Organizations

    During any other year, Door County’s theaters, live-music venues, museums and art galleries would be propping open their doors to usher in thousands of patrons to the final exhibits and performances of the peninsula’s high season. There would be the triumph of making it through the frenetic pace of summertime and the anticipation of the […]

  • Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk Goes Local

    Oct. 4 should mark the 22nd Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk for Margie Needelman – a 32-year bone marrow transplant survivor – and Jerry Needelman of Sister Bay. But this year, it’s a walk route of participants’ own choosing, so the Needelmans have created a 5K “mini” walk and invite (masked and socially distanced) others to join. […]

  • Learning How to Sail in Sturgeon Bay

    By Tim Sweet Although many summertime activities were canceled this year because of the pandemic, a group of young community leaders figured out a safer way to offer sailing lessons to youth and adult students in Sturgeon Bay. Sail Training Foundation (STF) lead instructor Frank “Frankie” Pudlo, 19, has been sailing since he was eight. […]

  • Northern Door Thursday Night Darts Week 5 Results

    Week 5 Results Mr. G’s 14, The Mill 4  Coyote Roadhouse 10, Mike’s 8 Casey’s 10, Island Fever 8 Bley’s Bar: bye Hat Tricks Paul Klansky, Mr. G’s, 1  Curt Johnson, Island Fever, 1 9 Dart Out Sheila Klansky, Mr. G’s, 1  Mark Haen, Mike’s, 1  8 Dart Out Kevin Steverino Kortez, Casey’s, 1  Overall […]

  • Winterfest Weekend Is Here

    The 33rd annual Fish Creek Winterfest is happening this weekend, Feb. 1-2, on the shore of Green Bay in Fish Creek. It’s a chance to get outside, get goofy and enjoy some great food, family fun and fireworks! Then keep the good times rolling with the Fruit Loop Run on Sunday morning. SCHEDULE Saturday, Feb. […]

  • Cosmic Bowl-a-Thon to Raise Funds for Habitat for Humanity

    Attend the eighth annual Bowl-a-Thon on Feb. 8 at Apple Valley Lanes in Sturgeon Bay to raise funds for Door County Habitat for Humanity’s 43rd home build, which will take place in Northern Door. The nine-pin cosmic bowling contest will offer prizes, raffles, a silent auction and lunch for all participants, and this year’s Roaring […]

  • Set 2020 Intentions in Metal with Roots Yoga

    Join Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma, for its 2020 Intentions in Metal Workshop on Jan. 13, 6-7:30 pm. Through a series of activities including guided meditation, you’ll choose a mantra to inspire you throughout the year. Then art instructor Jodi Haack will help you stamp the mantra in metal and make a piece […]

  • INDOORACTIVE Begins Second Winter Season with Indoor Cycling, Badminton

    Staying active during the winter can be a challenge, but it’s one that Fish Creek-based INDOORACTIVE seeks to overcome.  Rachel Stollenwerk launched INDOORACTIVE in late 2018 to provide sports leagues, events and classes for youth and adults because she’s passionate about community-minded sports and recreational programs that benefit individuals and families in northern Door County […]

  • Ski and Snowshoe for Free at Crossroads at Big Creek

    Crossroads at Big Creek’s Collins Learning Center will be closed Dec. 25 and 26 and Jan. 1. Attend the Ski for Free program Dec. 28, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm; and Dec. 29, 1-4 pm, when Crossroads and Door County Silent Sports will lend, free of charge, an array of ski and snowshoe equipment to fit […]

  • Third Consecutive Trip to State for Stenzel

    Sevastopol High School junior Olivia Stenzel worked for almost the entire cross-country season to accomplish one of her two goals. In the process, she accomplished the second one. Stenzel met her goal of breaking the 20-minute mark by finishing third in the Manitowoc Lutheran Sectional last weekend with a time of 19 minutes, 56 seconds. […]

  • Running: Fall 50 Returns, Half Marathon Fees and One Barrel Run

    Fall 50 Returns Saturday What’s the best way to see Door County in fall? If you’re a runner, the answer is definitely taking part in the Fall 50 run from the tip of the peninsula to Sturgeon Bay. The 50-mile run will draw more than 400 teams and 100 solo runners to Gills Rock on […]