Category: Sports

  • Girls Hoops Seasons End for 3 County Schools

    Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay, and Gibraltar saw their girls basketball seasons come to a close in the first round of the WIAA tournament Tuesday night.  In Division 4, No. 8-seeded Southern Door lost at home to No. 9-seeded Algoma, 48-34. Allianna Dufek led the Eagles with 15 points. Southern Door – which had defeated the […]

  • Eagles Clinch Packerland Boys Hoops Title

    In a matchup between the Packerland Conference’s top-two boys basketball teams, Southern Door clinched the league championship Monday with a 77-61 home victory over Kewaunee. The Eagles were led by Drew Daoust with a game-high 37 points, which included five 3-pointers. Jared Hawkey added 18 points with Taylor Schaefer scoring 11 more. The Storm had […]

  • Three Baseball Teams to have New Coaches

    Three of the four varsity baseball teams in Door County will have new head coaches this spring. In addition to a search now underway for a new head coach at Southern Door, where Dave Neinas resigned earlier this month, new coaches have been hired at Sturgeon Bay and Sevastopol. Neal Henrigillis, who previously was the […]

  • Five Door County Wrestlers Qualify for State

    Two of Sturgeon Bay/Sevastopol’s boys wrestlers qualified for the WIAA individual state wrestling tournament at Saturday’s Division 2 sectional at Wrightstown. Zak Wrobel (wrestling at 170 pounds) and Ben Roman (285) both placed third in their respective weight classes to advance to state. The top-three wrestlers in each weight class for the boys qualified. In […]

  • Eagles Seeded No. 2 in D3 Boys Hoops Tourney

    Southern Door has received a No. 2 seed in Division 3 and will have an opening-round bye next week when the WIAA boys basketball tournament games begin. The Eagles will host a regional semifinal March 3 against the winner of the quarterfinal game Feb. 28 between No. 10-seeded Two Rivers and No. 7-seeded Kewaskum. Sturgeon […]

  • Eagles Record 16th Straight Boys Hoops Win

    Southern Door’s boys basketball team extended its winning streak to 16 games Friday with a 63-47 Packerland Conference victory at Gibraltar. The Eagles were led by Drew Dauost, who scored a game-high 30 points and in the process exceeded the 1,200-point career scoring mark to place him eighth among Door County’s all-time scoring leaders in […]

  • Pioneers Packerland Girls Hoops Champs at 16-0

    Sevastopol’s girls basketball team closed out its regular-season schedule Saturday undefeated in the Packerland Conference with a 49-21 victory at Peshtigo. Bailey Rikkola led three Pioneer players in double figures with a game-high 15 points. Libby Ash added 11 points, which included three 3-pointers, and Kayla Ranly scored 10 more. The Bulldogs were led by […]

  • Pioneers Dominate Blue Devils in Girls Hoops

    Sevastopol’s girls basketball team jumped out to a 30-point lead at halftime Thursday and ended up winning its Packerland Conference home contest against Oconto, 67-36. Kayla Ranly led the Pioneers with a game-high 34 points. Naomi Rikkola added 13 points. The Blue Devils were led by Addisyn Viestenz with 13 points. Sevastopol, which improved to […]

  • Tebon Tallying Points in Reserve

    SBHS graduate scoring off the bench at UW-Eau Claire Gunnar Tebon went on a scoring spree last month coming off the bench for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team. The 2020 Sturgeon Bay High School graduate scored a college-career-high 33 points Jan. 18 in the Blugolds’ 95-86 victory over UW-Stout. He saw 24 […]

  • Clipper Skiers, Snowboarders Close Out Season

    The Sturgeon Bay ski and snowboard team wrapped up its season Feb. 11 at Ski Brule. Junior Tori Alger set the pace for the Clipper girls, finishing 13th overall in the meet and posting the team’s best times in both the slalom and giant slalom. Julia Gregory had the best meet of her career, coming […]

  • Eagles Fend Off Wolves in Boys Hoops

    Southern Door’s boys basketball team led by 19 points at halftime Tuesday and ended up winning its home Packerland Conference contest against Algoma, 66-51. The short-handed Eagles, who were without starting forward Taylor Schaefer and reserve guard Tyler Neinas in the lineup, were led by Drew Daoust with a game-high 37 points, which included five […]

  • Dave Neinas Resigns as Eagles’ Baseball Coach

    The Southern Door School Board on Monday accepted the resignation of Dave Neinas as the Eagles’ varsity baseball coach, athletic director Mark Jonas stated in an email message to the Peninsula Pulse. Jonas said the vacancy is being posted this week, after which the district will field applicants and conduct interviews. The district will have […]

  • Pioneers Clinch Packerland Girls Hoops Title

    Sevastopol’s girls basketball team wrapped up the Packerland Conference championship Monday with a 59-23 victory at NEW Lutheran. Bailey Rikkola led the Pioneers with a game-high 20 points. Naomi Rikkola and Reese Schauske added 10 points apiece. Sevastopol, which improved to 14-0 in the conference and 21-1 overall, closes out the regular season this week […]

  • Vikings Down Goodman/Pembine in Boys Hoops

    Gibraltar’s boys basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak Saturday with a 59-49 non-conference home victory over Goodman/Pembine. The Vikings were led by Will Friedenfels with 16 points. Carl Burgess added 12 points. Ryan Ehlert scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Patriots. Gibraltar, which is now 6-13 overall and 3-9 in the Packerland […]

  • DCU Boys Swimmers 7th at D1 Sectional

    The Door County United (DCU) cooperative boys swimming team closed out its season Saturday at the WIAA Division 1 sectional in Neenah. DCU, which had none of its swimmers qualify for state, finished seventh out of 11 teams at the sectional with 164 points. “In our first year swimming at D1, we proved that we […]

  • Eagles Advance Four Wrestlers to Sectional

    Following Saturday’s WIAA Division 2 super regional at Denmark, four wrestlers from Southern Door – Mason Motquin, Wyatt Wilke, Hayden Jeanquart and Cody Nellis – are advancing to next Saturday’s individual sectional tournament at Wrightstown. With 13 teams competing in the super regional, the top-four places in each weight class qualified for the sectional, compared […]

  • Pioneers No. 2 Seed in D5 Girls Hoops Tourney

    The 2023 WIAA girls basketball tournament pairings have been released, and Sevastopol received a No. 2 seed in Division 5. The Pioneers have an opening-round bye and will host a regional semifinal game Feb. 24 against the winner of the regional quarterfinal Feb. 21 between No. 7-seeded Suring and No. 10-seeded Bowler. Gibraltar, which is […]

  • Pioneers Storm Past Kewaunee in Girls Hoops

    Sevastopol is now one win away from clinching the Packerland Conference title after winning at home Friday against Kewaunee, 56-32. Bailey Rikkola led three Pioneer players in double figures with a game-high 20 points, which included four 3-pointers. Naomi Rikkola added 13 points and Libby Ash scored 11 more. Jade Kroll led the Storm with […]

  • Eagles Down Clippers in Boys Hoops

    Southern Door’s boys basketball team won its 14th game in a row Thursday with a 72-53 Packerland Conference victory at Sturgeon Bay. Drew Daoust led three Eagle players in double figures with 26 points. Taylor Schaefer, who was ejected in the second half after receiving a technical foul, added 23 points, while Jared Hawkey scored […]

  • 1,000 Points and Counting for Drew Daoust

    Sophomore on pace to shatter county scoring records Drew Daoust has already accomplished something in fewer than two years of playing high school basketball that often takes top players four seasons to achieve: reaching 1,000 career points. Needing only nine points to reach that milestone Jan. 31, the sophomore point guard from Southern Door High […]