Category: Sports

  • Snowkiting: A New Adventure on Lake Michigan

    Taking to inland lakes or the frozen bay in winter is an experience usually reserved for snowmobiling and ice fishing. However, there’s another way to experience the Hothian landscape. When snow is fresh and winds rise above 15 knots, the window of opportunity to snowkite opens.  Similar to kitesurfing, snowkiting uses a kite to harness […]

  • Enjoy – But Take Care – When Snowmobiling

    Wisconsin offers some of the best snowmobiling opportunities around, especially in the northern part of the state.  Fourteen people have died while snowmobiling in Wisconsin this season, and there were 16 snowmobile fatalities in 2019. February is often the deadliest month for snowmobilers; there have been six snowmobile fatalities so far this February. Alcohol, excessive […]

  • Use Caution on Kewaunee County Snowmobile Trails

    Snowmobilers should use caution and be mindful of their surroundings on the nearly 205 miles of trails in Kewaunee County that were set to open Feb. 14 in all four snowmobile sections, three of which include use of the Ahnapee State Trail.  “When operating on the Ahnapee State Trail, be aware that there are many […]

  • Northern Door Thursday-Night Darts

    Week 4 Results Bley’s Bar 10, Coyote Roadhouse 8 Casey’s 8, Mr. G’s 10 The Mill 6, Island Fever 12  Mike’s: bye Hat Tricks Kevin Steverino Kortez, Casey’s, 1 Brad Rasmussen, Island Fever, 2 9 Dart Out Joe Kurth, Casey’s, 1 Kevin Steverino Kortez, Casey’s, 1 Andrew Krowas, Mr. G’s, 1 8 Dart Out Missy […]

  • Winter Park Set to Open

    The snow has fallen; the hills have been groomed; and Winter Park in Kewaunee County is ready to open! The fun will begin with a test run of the snow-tubing hill Dec. 27, 11 am – 4 pm, weather permitting. Then the ski/snowboarding hills are scheduled to open with regular-season hours for the entire park […]

  • 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 […]

  • Through the Eyes of the Fan

    A golf writer joins the gallery This gig has been good, that’s for sure. When not profiling the people and places that define golf in Door County, I get to do it on a national level at GOLF Magazine. There’s a big golfy world out there. It has Tiger Woods and Brooks Koepka, St. Andrews […]

  • Ski for Free Program Seeks Volunteers

    The Friends of Crossroads’ Ski for Free program seeks volunteers to help outfit weekend visitors with free skis and snowshoes at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay. Crossroads has a five-mile, groomed trail system available to all 24/7. Visitors may borrow skis and snowshoes each Saturday and Sunday, 9 am – […]

  • Pickleball: A Big Deal at the Door County YMCA

    If you haven’t heard of pickleball yet, you’re bound to soon because the growing popularity of this competitive sport seems to show no signs of slowing down. At both Door County YMCA locations, the game draws daily participation to the dedicated pickleball courts. It’s been a main attraction for many YMCA members for years, and […]

  • Peninsula Century Fall Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 14

    This weekend, 700 cyclists will hit the pavement for the annual Peninsula Century Fall Challenge ride. Participants will follow four routes, ranging from 25 to 100 miles, beginning in Sister Bay and riding along rustic roads and past the water vistas of the northern tip of the Door peninsula. On-site registration is still available at […]

  • This Weekend in Door: Fall Challenge, AleFest & Wet Whistle Wine Fest

    Peninsula Century Fall Challenge The annual cycling event will take 700 riders along rustic roads and scenic vistas in Northern Door. Riders begin at Waterfront Park in Sister Bay where they will embark on a 25, 50, 62 or 100 mile. Riders return to a meal from Thyme Catering, a beer from One Barrel or […]

  • Three Paddles in the Bay

    For those in search of serenity on the water, there is no shortage of destinations around the Door peninsula. But when our editors wanted a glimpse of an excursion down the busy Sturgeon Bay shipping canal and bay, I was happy to accept the assignment.  My only real prior kayaking experience was going up and […]

  • Run the Door Race-Circuit Standings

    Presented by the Door County Silent Sports Alliance, the Run the Door race circuit is a year-round opportunity for runners to collect points by participating in runs held in Door County.  The Alliance keeps track of points. The top 25 overall runners, top three youth runners (ages 12 and younger) and the top five out-of-county […]

  • Attend Tai Chi and Qigong Sessions and Demonstration

    Tai chi Master Chan Ming Shu will lead an international tai chi symposium – teaching tai chi and qigong during four two-hour sessions – Aug. 26-29 at Egg Harbor’s Kress Pavilion. Laughing Tiger Tai Chi and Junction Center Yoga are cosponsoring the symposium. Chan has been practicing tai chi for nearly 40 years, has represented Taiwan […]

  • More Than 2,000 Will Compete in 15th Door County Triathlon

    More than 2,000 finely tuned athletes will hit the shore of Frank Murphy County Park in Egg Harbor this weekend for the 15th Door County Triathlon.  The event will kick off Saturday with the sold-out Sprint Triathlon at 8 am. Participants will take on a .25-mile swim, 18-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run. A thousand […]

  • PHOTOS: Baseball In the Shadow of the Shipyard

    Worlds collide when players take the field in the Sturgeon Bay Boys Little League Baseball program. The fields at Sunset Park feature an industrial outfield backdrop, including Big Blue, the towering gantry crane at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. Photos by Len Villano.

  • Free Swim and Bike Training June 29

    Green Bay Multisport and the organizers of the Door County Triathlon are putting on a free training day at Murphy Park on Saturday, June 29th. This is an excellent opportunity to work on your open water swimming and gain some familiarity with the bike course!  DATE: Saturday, June 29th LOCATION: Frank E. Murphy County Park, 7119 Bay Shore […]

  • Swim Safety Is Top Priority

    by Sean Ryan, Race Director, Door County Triathlon Recent fatalities during the swim portion of other Midwest triathlons have attracted media interest and inquiries from participants. In response, the organizers of the Door County Triathlon (DCT) are providing the following information to keep the participants safe and to maximize their safety during the swim portion […]

  • Door County League Baseball Results and Standings: June 14-16

    June 14 Results West Jacksonport 15, Institute 8 June 16 Results Kolberg 4, Egg Harbor 9 Washington Island 6, Sister Bay 5 Baileys Harbor 0, Maplewood 6 Standings Egg Harbor 5-1 Sister Bay 5-1 Washington Island 3-2 West Jacksonport 3-2 Institute 2-3 Kolberg 2-3 Maplewood 1-4 Baileys Harbor 0-5 Schedule June 21, 7:30 pm Institute […]

  • Northern Door Volleyball League Results and Standings: June 12

    ResultsJune 12Husby’s 1, Boathouse 2PC Junction 3, Roots Inn 0Nicolet Beach vs. Camp David – postponedDoor County Brewing 2, Camp David 1Blue Horse vs. Maxwell’s House – postponedHusby’s 3, Roots Inn 0 Standings as of June 12PC Junction 12-0Boathouse 11-1Husby’s 10-2Roots Inn & Kitchen 6-9Blue Horse 3-6Door County Brewing 3-9Nicolet Beach 2-7Camp David 1-8Maxwell’s House […]