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Written by MITCH MAERSCH   
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 16:25

Div. 3 standouts lead way as Ozaukee reloads lineup for wrestling wars

It’s only happened one other time in the history of Ozaukee High School wrestling.

Before this season even starts, the Warriors have three state medalists on their roster.


Seniors Cole Large, Colton Kraus and Kevin Beckmann all earned hardware at the WIAA Division 3 state individual meet last season, and they’re back to lead the way again.


Kraus placed second in Madison at 113 pounds, while Large was fourth at 120 and Beckmann was fifth at 160.


“We’ve got a pretty experienced group. I think they’re going to be OK,” Ozaukee coach Luke Gundrum said.


With depth on their side, the Warriors could fill all weight classes this season, though Gundrum said he may have to move a couple wrestlers up a weight to do it.

 
Taking the plunge with young talent PDF Print E-mail
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Written by STEVE OSTERMANN   
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 16:22

Grafton swim team starts rebuilding after loss of five state qualifiers to graduation

It’s rebuilding time for the Grafton boys’ swimming and diving team.

Although the Black Hawks enjoyed their best season in recent memory with a series of record-setting performances and a sixth-place finish at the 2013 WIAA Division 2 state meet, they’re now feeling the impact of graduation.


Gone from last year’s senior-heavy lineup are standouts such as Al Nennig, Brad Kempka, Kieran Paddock, Ben Gosselin and Tyler Kish. Of the Hawks' seven individual state qualifiers last season, only two — divers Zach Greenwood and Killian Mielotz — are back.


“We graduated 13 seniors, the largest group I’ve ever had,” Grafton coach Mark Minz said. “We do have numbers, but there are a lot of freshmen and sophomores.”


The Hawks’ four letterwinners are seniors Greenwood and Mielotz and juniors Bailey Bodart and Michael Zager.

 
Foul-shot woes leave Warriors out in cold PDF Print E-mail
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Written by DEBBIE HAMM   
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 15:37

Poor free-throw effort saddles Ozaukee boys with loss after last-second win

Poor free-throw shooting helped saddle the Ozaukee boys’ basketball team with its first loss of the season Nov. 21.

Making only eight of 23 foul shots (29%), the Warriors fell to Living Word Lutheran, 46-38, in a nonconference game.


Ozaukee struggled offensively throughout the night and trailed, 9-4, after one quarter.


Although the Warriors stayed within striking distance the rest of the way, they couldn’t mount a decisive rally.


Lutheran was whistled for 22 fouls, but Ozaukee failed to take advantage at the line. Six Warriors each missed at least one free throw.


Jake Wolff had nine points to lead Ozaukee, which also got seven apiece from Andy Richter and Tony Street. All of Wolff’s scoring came on three-point baskets.


Daniel Axtman led Lutheran with 13 points, and Reggie Willman added 12.


Ozaukee 68, Kohler 65


Richter’s three-pointer at the buzzer capped a fourth-quarter rally that lifted the Warriors to a Central Lakeshore Conference win in their season opener Nov. 19.


Ozaukee trailed, 65-58, with one minute, 21 seconds to play but refused to quit.


After Miller scored a basket to trim the deficit to five points, Wolff nailed a three-pointer that pulled the Warriors within 65-63 with 41 seconds left.

 
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