So.. What’s Next?

What’s going on ladies and gentlemen? Hope everybody is enjoying the bipolar Wisconsin weather as much as I am (and am not). If you’re not in Wisconsin, lucky you. That said, my freshman year at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is officially complete outside of a few projects. Exciting stuff, right? I’ve learned some in…

Wrightstown’s Durocher to State Title Match

By Alex Strouf for TheDenmarkNews.com Wrightstown’s Ben Durocher continues to turn heads. Combine incredible strength with outstanding speed and agility, you get a state title contender. Durocher beat Edgerton’s Cole Bavery Thursday night to advance to Saturday night’s 132-pound state championship match. Durocher, only 15 seconds in, suffered a bloody nose that caused two blood timeouts….

Frerk, Seven Area Wrestlers in Semifinals

MADISON–Denmark’s Josh Frerk is on the path of redemption. After placing fourth last season at the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament, Frerk is into the semifinals for the first time in his career. There, he’ll face a well-known opponent in Spencer/Columbus junior Logan Zschernitz. Zschernitz beat Frerk twice during the state tournament last season, including…

Schwartz, Polomis Win for Denmark, Area Notes

  Thursday: Day One Review Denmark’s Ethan Schwartz, Ryan Polomis, and Gabe Wertel all kicked off their state tournament runs Thursday night from the Kohl Center. All first-time qualifiers for Denmark, they were determined to make an impact. Schwartz led things off, winning from behind against junior Taylor Heltemes of Campbellsport, 4-2. Schwartz will kick off…

Quick Case: Lorenzo Neal for HOF

By Alex Strouf We’re in the midst of football season, so let’s talk football. Each year in November, the National Football League announces 25 semi-finalists for the historic Hall of Fame. These 25 semi-finalists are decided by a fan vote. This year, much like years prior, the card is absolutely stacked with men who laid…

Tick-Tock: WIAA Approves Shot Clock

Tick-tock. Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) boys and girls varsity basketball will add a 35-second shot clock, beginning with the 2019-20 season. The addition has gained intrigue amidst controversy. Wisconsin joins California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, and most recently, Washington in limiting possession times. Washington implemented the use of a shot…