Category: Sports

  • Upcoming Golf Events

    • July 6:
    Idlewild Cup, Idlewild

    • July 11:
    Professional Law Enforcement Scramble, Idlewild

  • Making The Turn

    Adaptive Golfers Are Up For The Challenge

    Most of us hackers take the game of golf for granted; the fact that we can throw our clubs in the trunk, head to the golf course, walk to the first tee, and start swinging.

  • Short Shots

    Phil D’Amico scored two eagles in his one round of golf on June 13 – holes 4 and 18.

  • Upcoming Golf Events

    June 27:
    Center Pointe Marina Outing, Cherry Hills
    Go for Golf, Maxwelton Braes
    Spike Birmingham Memorial Outing, Idlewild

  • Golf Outing Outcomes

    DC Tavern League at Idlewild
    Twenty-five teams turned out in this fun, four-person scramble. This event supports the Door County Tavern League and the Safe Ride Program.

  • Making the Turn

    First Two-Time Winner in Horseshoe Bay Member / Guest

    Horseshoe Bay member James “J.J.” Johnson of Sister Bay and his guest Stu Sickles captured the first repeat victory of the Men’s Member/Guest Invitational at Horseshoe Bay Golf Club on Saturday, June 20.

  • Upcoming Golf Events

    June 22 – July 2:
    Youth Golf Program, Cherry Hills

    June 23 – June 26:
    Youth Golf Program Session I, Peninsula State Park

  • Making the Turn

    Ferdon Named Big 12 Coach of the Year

    Sylvia Ferdon, Baileys Harbor summer resident and ladies head golf coach at Baylor University, was recently named Big 12 Coach of the Year for the 2009 season.

  • Still Time to Register – Play “Fore!” The Clearing

    The Clearing Folk School’s 9-hole golf scramble, Play “Fore!” The Clearing, is scheduled for Monday, June 29 at Maxwelton Braes Golf Resort with a shotgun start at 10 am.

  • Short Shots

    2009 spring golf kicked off with two hole-in-ones, on the same day, at the same golf course, on the same hole! Both occurred on May 8 on hole number three at The Orchards, although the two golfers were not playing together.

  • Upcoming Golf Events

    • Sat., June 6:  Lions Club Golf Scramble at Idlewild
    • Fri., June 12:  Gibraltar Booster Club Scramble at Maxwelton; PGA Junior Tour Event at Idlewild
    • Sat.

  • It’s League Time

    Door County golf leagues are either underway or just about to start. For most leagues, there is still time to sign up. Contact the perspective golf courses for sign up information.

  • Making the Turn

    Horseshoe Bay Plays Host To Door County Cup

    High school golfers from around the county were treated to a special day of golf on Friday, May 15 as Horseshoe Bay played host to the annual Door County Cup.

  • “He Was the Show”: Dave Voskuil Dominated County Hoops

    Dave Voskuil came to Gibraltar as a sophomore and promptly got to work as the centerpiece of one of the great teams in Door County basketball history. “He was the show,” teammate Paul Woerfel says. Voskuil made it look effortless, say those who watched him play. With an easy-going demeanor, a soft shot, and a […]

  • Unbeatable: ’69 Vikings Almost Were

    Four times in the past four decades the Gibraltar boys basketball team has finished an entire season without a victory. In 1968-69, the Vikings couldn’t lose. That team, led by the unstoppable Dave Voskuil, posted the first undefeated regular season in Door County history, going 18 – 0 in the old Peninsula Conference. Gibraltar’s cozy […]

  • Sister Bay Sports Complex to get Nearly $1 Million in Upgrades

    Long-awaited improvements to the Sister Bay Sports Complex will come to fruition next year thanks to a large financial commitment to various projects made by the village last month.

  • Door County’s Old Ski Hills: Warm Memories of Cold Winter Fun

    Many Door County locals experience a wave of nostalgia every time they drive past Little Sweden on Highway 42 between Egg Harbor and Fish Creek. A quick glance in the direction of those rolling hills brings back fond memories of a crackling fireplace, knit caps, seeing your breath in the cold air, lace-up boots and […]

  • “Grudge” – the Enduring Rivalry between Sister Bay and Baileys Harbor

    The annals of sport are filled with storied rivalries. They’re called clashes, battles, and feuds. In Door County League baseball, one of the best is referred to simply as the “Grudge.” It’s Sister Bay versus Baileys Harbor – Bays versus A’s, North versus South. And in its heyday, it featured as much intensity as an […]

  • Gibraltar’s Fleeting Moment

    Nearly two full years had passed since the last Gibraltar victory in boys basketball. Countless shots had been taken, practices survived, and ankles sprained. This is the familiar cycle of Gibraltar sports in the Packerland Conference: occasional stretches of a win or two or some close games, surrounded by disheartening, motivation-sapping losing streaks and disappointment. […]