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Gutschow spells relief in Ahnapee victory

The bullpen had to do some heavy lifting in Ahnapee's 10-4 victory over Ashwaubenon in American Legion action Monday.

 

Adam Gutschow was the winning pitcher with 5 innings of relief.  Gutschow had plenty of help from Jake Schneider, who was perfect at the plate with three hits and four RBI. Tyler Kroll was also a perfect 2-2 in the win, knocking in two runs.

Gibraltar to host pair of American Legion contests

The Gibraltar Vikings have a busy week at home as their American Legion schedule continues.

 

According to the American Legion Baseball web site, Gibraltar will host Northern Door Tuesday evening and Coleman on Thursday evening. Both games are set for 5:30 p.m. first pitch times at Billerbeck Field in Fish Creek.

Busy weekend of racing on tap

There will not be a shortage of action on area dirt tracks this weekend as both the Luxemburg Speedway and The Hill Raceway have scheduled shows.

 

Friday night the Luxemburg Speedway will return from its Kewaunee County Fair break with its regular schedule of Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Modifieds, Street Stocks, and Sport Compacts. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., followed by the grandstands at 5 p.m. with the green flag dropping at 7 p.m.

 

The Hill Raceway will have its own schedule on Saturday night John Miles County Park in Sturgeon Bay. 

 

Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing at 6 p.m. from stock cars, sport mod, street stock, and bomber classes. The slate of races will feature Florida native and former NASCAR standout David Reutimann compete in a pair of divisions.

 



Former L-C champ Rasmussen to host wrestling camp

Former Luxemburg-Casco state champion heavyweight wrestler Phil Rasmussen is coming home to host a camp in the Green Bay area.

 

Along with two other teammates from Morningside College in Iowa, Rasmussen will be hosting the Titletown Technique Camp August 17th and 18th at Synergy Sports in Hobart. The weekend camp will work on different techniques for wrestlers of all ages and skill levels. Rasmussen capped off a successful season for the Mustangs in his sophomore season, qualifying for the NAIA National Meet earlier this year.

 

You can find additional details below

 

Road construction alters Shanty Days 5K route

The closure of a bridge in Algoma will force runners onto a different route during this year's Shanty Days Run 5K.

 

The Second Street Bridge is closed through the fall, forcing the route to make up mileage towards the end of the race when runners will have to do an out-and-back on Feld Street before finishing the race along Lake Michigan.

 

Now organized by Don Poore and Jean Belleau of Algoma, the Shanty Days 5K is August 10th at 8 a.m. You can sign up by clicking this link.

Brewers open Braves series with loss

A three-run homer by Freddie Freeman was all the Atlanta Braves needed to sink the Milwaukee Brewers in the first game of their series by a final score of 4-2.

 

The Brewers would not answer Freeman's fourth-inning bomb until the bottom of the sixth inning when Ryan Braun hit his 13th homer of the year and Keston Hiura tripled home Mike Moustakas. Austin Riley's single a half-inning later gave the Braves an insurance run and the game's final margin. Adrian Houser took the loss for the Brewers, giving up four runs and striking out three batters in six innings of work.

 

The Braves and Brewers are back at it tonight at Miller Park beginning at 7:10.




Final week to donate to local WFCA game participants

You have a week to still donate money to support seven area athletes in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Charity All-Star game on Saturday.

 

The annual set of games puts the best high school seniors on the field one last time before their collegiate careers begin or put away the helmet and shoulder pads for a final time. Players raise money to participate in the game with all funds collected going to support Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

 

Sevastopol's Jeremy Jorns, Max Krohn, Jaden Schartner-Sawyer, and Nathan Stenzel along with Gibraltar's Griffin and Trevor Reinhardt will play in the 8-man game at 10 a.m. Southern Door's Derik LeCaptain plays in the small-school game at 1:30 p.m. It will be the first of two all-star games for Trevor Reinhardt, who was also selected to play in the STRIPES Baseball All-Star game on August 11th at Miller Park.

 

You can click on the individual player to support their efforts. Door County athletes have already raised $14,865 for the game.

 

Derik LeCaptain, Southern Door: WFCA Small School North All-Star

Jeremy Jorns, Sevastopol: WFCA 8-man South All Star

Griffin Reinhardt, Gibraltar: WFCA 8-man South All-Star

Trevor Reinhardt, Gibraltar: WFCA 8-man South All-Star

Max Krohn, Sevastopol: WFCA 8-man South All-Star

Jaden Schartner-Sawyer, Sevastopol: WFCA 8-man South All-Star

Nathan Stenzel, Sevastopol: WFCA 8-man South All-Star

 

Big Dogs 12U finish perfect season

The Big Dogs 12U team finished 19-0 on the season after defending its home turf over the weekend.

 

The team won the Belgian Days Tournament, its fifth title of the summer and its second inside the limits of Brussels.

 

Players front row left to right: James Fish, Zack Krueger,Isaac Baudhuin,Caden Pierre, jerrick Valley, Breaden Liest. Top row: Carson Liest, Drew Daoust, Brady Kita, Vance DeKeyser, Tyler Neinas 

Coaches: Jay Kita, Dave Neinas 

Big wins dominate DCL slate

No team won by less than six runs during Sunday's slate of Door County Baseball League action.

 

An eight-run first inning by Egg Harbor put the Indians well on their way to a 12-0 win over Maplewood, led by three-hit days by Riley Spetz and Cody Giesseman.

 

Six members of Sister Bay had multi-hit days to lead the Bays to a 15-1 win over Institute.

 

Sam Koss had four hits as Baileys Harbor slugged past Kolberg 13-4.

 

Sunday's closest game still saw a big inning catapult a team to victory as West Jacksonport scored seven times in the fifth to beat Washington Island 8-2.




Big inning dooms Brewers in series finale

A six-run seventh inning broke a 2-2 tie to send the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 loss against the San Francisco Giants at Miller Park Sunday.

 

The Brewers and Giants traded runs in the first six innings, highlighted by Christian Yelich's 32nd home run of the season in the bottom of the sixth inning. The top of the seventh inning would see the Giants bring 11 players to the plate, scoring six runs on six hits to put the game out of reach. Lorenzo Cain singled in a run in the seventh to help the Brewers cut into the lead.

 

The Brewers stay at home for their next three games with a series against the Atlanta Braves.

Steamy morning don't slow runners in Brussels, Luxemburg

The humidity did not keep runners from toeing the line Saturday morning at races held Brussels in Luxemburg.

 

At the Belgian Days Run, 73 participants completed the two and four-mile distances. In the two-mile run, 12-year old Kelsey Johnson (17:23) and 13-year-old Ben Uelman (14:12) won the girls and boys divisions respectively. For the four-mile run, Aaron Kolterjahn paced the field with a time of 23:08 while Kayla Lehan won the women's race with a time of 29:20.

 

Click Here for Full Results for the 2019 Belgian Days Run

 

No official times were taken during the Kewaunee County Fairest of the Fair Crown and Sash Dash in Luxemburg, but it was Tim Kowols and Jennifer Chaudoir taking home trophies in the 5K race.

 

 

Brewers rally to beat Giants 5-4

 Mike Moustakas, Jesus Aguilar and Keston Hiura hit successive doubles to help the Milwaukee Brewers turn a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Miller Park Saturday. Huira then scored on Orlando Arcia’s sacrifice fly to make it 4-2.  While the Giants tied it up 4-4 in the ninth, Ben Gamel’s two-out, two-strike double to the wall in right field put it away giving the Brewers’ their second win in eight games.  Zach Davies notched his seventh win for the season.  The Brewers and Giants wrap up their three-game series at 1:10 PM Sunday afternoon at Miller Park.




Door County Baseball League has full Sunday slate

Kolberg takes on Baileys Harbor in Door County Baseball League action this afternoon.  Game time is at 1:30 PM. That will be a makeup game for cancellation in May due to wet fields. In the other Sunday matches Egg Harbor takes on Maplewood, Sister Bay is on the road to face Institute, and Washington Island will be at West Jacksonport.  Those games also start at 1:30 PM

Giants 10, Brewers 7 in ten innings

MILWAUKEE, WI(Ron Hawkins) -- Milwaukee Brewers took a brutal loss last night at Miller Park against the San Francisco Giants. It took 10 innings for the giants to put away the Brewers. Matt Albers surrendered a grand slam to Buster Posey to seal the Giant win.

DCL slate gets Friday night start

A night game in Institute kicks off the expanded weekend schedule of Door County Baseball League action.

 

Institute will host Maplewood Friday night for a 7:30 contest. On Sunday, Kolberg will host Baileys Harbor at 1:30 p.m. after wet fields in May forced a change in venue. Other 1:30 p.m. Sunday starts include Egg Harbor looking to keep the top spot in the league at Maplewood, Sister Bay hosting Institute, and Washington Island traveling to West Jacksonport.

Local teams prepare for annual Belgian Days baseball tournament

Twenty-five teams will take the field in Brussels this weekend as a part of the annual Big Dogs Tournament.

 

The teams will compete in five different division, ranging from eight-and-under to 12-and-under with a pair of games already occurring last night. Action will wrap up Sunday afternoon with field #1's last game beginning at 3 p.m. and field #2 at 2:45 p.m. The full schedule is below.

 

 

Fairest of the Fair prepares for annual Crown and Sash Dash

The Kewaunee County Fairest of the Fair is inviting runners and walkers to pair their formal wear with athletic shoes this Saturday morning.

 

The annual Crown and Sash Dash takes participants on a looped course from the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds in Luxemburg onto the Ahnapee Trail and through the streets of Luxemburg. Proceeds from the event go to support the Kewaunee County Fairest of the Fair program. You can register in person at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds from 6:30 to 8 a.m. Saturday morning.

 

INTERVIEW WITH FAIREST OF THE FAIR PAIGE BELLIN ABOUT THIS YEAR'S CROWN AND SASH DASH

 

Stevenson gets action in Voyageurs' 2-2 draw

Former Clippers standout Jaden Stevenson got in the game late Thursday night for the Green Bay Voyageurs' 2-2 draw against the St. Louis Lions.

 

Stevenson got just about 15 minutes of action with a couple of touches to his credit. He was in the middle of the action late as a cross was deflected in the box, setting up Anthony Markanich for the tie-breaking goal in the 86th minute. The Voyageurs' lead would be short-lived as Charlie Checklace scored on a free kick in stoppage time to force the draw.

 

Local soccer fans still have two more chances to see Stevenson play this Saturday and Sunday tilts in Ashwaubenon at 7 p.m. 

 

 

Sturgeon Bay Little League All Star Game won by Team Blue

Caleb Plzak smacked a home run Wednesday night in the Sturgeon Bay Little All Star Game to lead Team Blue past Team Red 14-3. Brady Kita, Bryce Plzak, Drew Daoust and Landen Berg all had two hits for Team Blue as well. The game was played at Sunset Park.

 

Four Brewers play in All Star Game loss

All four Brewers eligible in the MLB All-Star Game played on Tuesday night in Cleveland. The American League defeated the National League 4-3. Christian Yelich led off the game and went 0-2 with the strikeout. Mike Moustakas and Yasmani Grandal both came off the bench to bat and play the field. Grandal had the most success of any Brewer as he walked and scored a run in the eighth inning. Brandon Woodruff got into the game on the mound and allowed a hit, a walk and a run in 2/3 of an inning. Grandal struck out against Aroldis Chapman to end the game.

 

The American League led the game from the second inning on after Michael Brantley doubled home Alex Bregman in the second inning off of Clayton Kershaw. Charlie Blackmon homered for the NL and Joey Gallo for the AL. Shane Bieber was named MVP in front of his home crowd. He struck out the side in the fifth inning.

Booyah Bats Explode in Offensive Outburst

The Green Bay Booyah dominated at the dish and scored a season-high 17 runs on Tuesday night in a 17-5 win over the Kalamazoo Growlers.

 

The offense was explosive from the start, scoring three runs in the first inning off of a three-run home run from Chris Williams. The Booyah never trailed in the game after they struck in the first frame.

 

At the plate, everyone found a way to get involved in the offense for the Booyah. Williams led all hitters by going 2-4 with two home runs and six total RBIs on the day. Nick Kreutzer produced in a big way on the offensive end as well, going 2-4 with the first-ever Booyah grand slam. Williams and Kreutzer now both have four home runs on the season. Joe Mason picked up three hits on the night, while also scoring three times.  Mike Ferri also produced at the plate, going 3-5 with two RBIs. In the nine spot, Mike Ruggiero continued to see the ball well, going 1-4 with two walks and two RBIs.

 

On the mound, Victor Santana went 4.2 innings, giving up five hits and four runs. Santana walked five Growler batters and struck out two, earning a no-decision. The win went to Jacob Paulishak, who spent 2.1 innings on the bump, striking out four and allowing one run. The victory was the first of the season for Paulishak. Also, out of the bullpen, Connor Spear and Jacob Buchberger each went one inning, giving up a combined one hit. Spear struck out two in his one frame.  

 

Green Bay looks to sweep the season series tomorrow against Kalamazoo at home. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. and Nick Riggle takes the mound for the Booyah in his seventh start of the season.

Door County Co-op swept in Monday season finale

The Door County Co-op finished in third place overall in Sturgeon Bay Little League action after dropping a pair of games Monday. The team lost a pair of games to Nicolet Bank with the first matchup ending with Door County Co-op being shut out and no-hit by a 6-0 margin. Chase Haberli and Aaron Brey pitched and had 9 strikeouts combined in the loss. Door County Co-op lost the second game 3-2. Caden Pierre and Chase Haberli pitched and combined for 6 strikeouts in the loss. Aaron Brey and Luke Reinhardt each had a single and an RBI and Caden Pierre added a single.  Door County Co-op ended the season with a 7-5 record.

Sweep gives Lawn and Landscape Specialists Little League crown

A doubleheader sweep of the Red Room led to the Lawn and Landscape Specialists being crowned Sturgeon Bay Little League Champions Monday night.

 

In game one, Zach Krueger and Drew Daoust led Lawn and Landscape Specialists to a 3-1 victory thanks to their efforts on the mound. In addition, Daoust slugged a home run and Krueger hit a double in the win.

 

The pair also led Lawn and Landscape Specialists to a 10-5 victory in game two. In addition to keeping the Red Room's offense down, Daoust hit another homer and Krueger added two hits. Mason Paye also had a pair of hits and Owen Dannhausen got a double in the win.

Booyah shut out by Mallards

The Green Bay Booyah could not get the home cooking going as they were shut out by the Madison Mallards 3-0 Monday night.

 

Mallards pitching held the Booyah to just four hits during the evening with only two players getting as far as second base. Meanwhile Justice Bigbie and Drew Williams provided the offense for the Mallards with home runs.

 

The Booyah head to Kalamazoo for tonight's game against the Growlers.

Brewers All-Stars ready to roll

Five members of the Milwaukee Brewers will give local fans something to cheer about during this evening's MLB All-Star game in Cleveland.

 

After skipping last night's Home Run Derby due to back issues, Christian Yelich will start in left field and bat lead-off for the National League squad. Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas will be available off the bench while Brandon Woodruff will have a chance to pitch. Woodruff was a late addition to the roster after All-Star closer Josh Hader had to pull out due to back issues.

 

Coverage of the MLB All-Star game will begin at 6:30 p.m. on FOX.

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