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Yesterday | via Franklin
The seniors on the now four-time Southeast Conference champion Franklin boys tennis team look at freshmen such as third singles players Billy Her and fourth singles player Ethan Grissom a bit wistfully, as well as with an air of expectation. Senior second singles player Alex Henry and second doubles players Dan Bartels and Mike Trepanier have known only success in Southeast Conference play, and they would like to see it carried on. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Oak Creek senior Doran Turchin batted .418 and drove in 46 runs last season. He has committed to the University of Illinois but also could be picked in the major-league draft. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via OakCreek
Oak Creek softball coach Jeff Trask knows his good, young team has an opportunity to do some really good things at the end of this season. That's why he scheduled a really difficult road nonconference game against 24-0 Greenfield on May 13 and their powerhouse all-state level pitcher Bella Matthias, who recorded over 300 strikeouts last season. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
The Red Knights boys track team won the North Shore Conference title for the second straight season. The team finished with 131 points, 20 more than second-place Whitefish Bay. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Franklin
Oak Creek first doubles player Ray Kutchin returns a Franklin shot during a recent match. The Knights will take part in the Southeast Conference Tournament on Thursday, May 21, at Racine Case. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Franklin
Franklin boys track coach John Troy asked one person, then another and then he tried digging around in the record books, and he kept going further and further back. Yes, what the Sabers did in posting an impressive win in the Southeast Conference relays on May 5 was indeed historic. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via OakCreek
These two old cliches, plus probably many more, apply to the Oak Creek girls softball team this season, as the sophomore-dominated Knights whipped archrival Franklin in the teams' third meeting in as many weeks en route to defending their title in the Cudahy Packer Blast Tournament on May 2. The three wins the Knights earned on May 2 were part of a 6-0 week that put them atop the Southeast Conference standings. "We're just hoping that we can remain consistent," said Knight coach Jeff Trask. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via Bayside
In the late 1990s and early part of this new century, the Nicolet boys basketball team would have great regular seasons, but always seemed to be trapped in enormously difficult WIAA tournament brackets, usually running into Milwaukee Vincent at the height of their five state championship powers. Now the Knights are back in WIAA sectional competition for the first time since 2005 and Nicolet coach Paul Hepp sees no 800-pound gorilla like Vincent standing in anyone's way. Comment?
Tuesday May 5 | via Franklin
Oak Creek's Janeen Zelten attempts to drive between Franklin's Reilly McGoldrick and Alexandra Miller during the first half of Franklin's 3-2 Southeast Conference soccer win over Oak Creek on April 28. Photo By Peter Zuzga "It was another Franklin/Oak Creek girls soccer game that was played in a fun and exciting back-and-forth style," said Saber coach Casey Roche, as his squad pulled out a 3-2 decision over their archrivals on April 28. Franklin took a 2-0 lead early in the first half on goals from Abigale Gardner and Rieger. Oak Creek cut the deficit to 2-1 before the half on a score by Josephine Pupora . Comment?
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