The Gibraltar baseball program was already powerhouse before they had their breakthrough at state over 40 years ago.
Led by legendary coach and field namesake Rod Billerbeck, the 8-4 win over Spencer gave Gibraltar its first state championship in 1979 after winning 17 conference titles previously. You can read more about that 1979 team by clicking this link for DoorKewauneeHighSchoolSports.com.
This week we are celebrating the peninsula's state championship teams from Gibraltar, Sturgeon Bay, Algoma, and Sevastopol as a part of the DoorKewauneeHighSchoolSports.com's Champion of Champions Series. As always feel free to share more stories from these teams with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.