Lancers dump ranked St. Catherine’s

The St. Joseph girls volleyball team earned a huge road win Thursday, defeating state-ranked Racine St. Catherine’s in four sets, 25-17, 23-25, 25-21, 25-23, in a Metro Classic Conference match.

The Angels were ranked No. 5 in Division-3 in the latest WVCA state poll. The Lancers, meanwhile, improved to 6-7 overall and 2-1 in the MCC.

“My team played out of their minds tonight and worked hard for this victory,” St. Joseph coach Whitney Whitthun said. “We were able to eliminate mistakes on our side of the net and used our amazing (traveling) fan support to our advantage.”

Stern test awaits reloaded UWP soccer team

Reload, not rebuild.

Central captures SEC volleyball victory over Tremper


KENOSHA — A Southeast Conference showdown on Thursday turned into a five-game slugfest between Central and Tremper. When the dust settled, the Falcons stole a win on the Trojans’ home floor, 20-25, 25-22, 25-19, 21-25, 16-14.

Hawks put the brakes on skid

The Indian Trail boys volleyball team snapped a losing streak with a 25-12, 25-21, 25-20 Southeast Conference victory over host Wilmot on Thursday.

“This win was crucial because we were able to snap a four-match losing streak, and pick up a victory over a team in the SEC South Division and a team in our sectional,” Indian Trail coach Brian Sharkey said.

College roundup: Reds down UW-Whitewater in volleyball

The Carthage College women’s volleyball team outlasted UW-Whitewater in four sets in a non-conference match Wednesday night at the Kris Russell Volleyball Arena in Whitewater.

Carthage won 25-23, 25-16, 17-25, 25-20 in improving to 12-1.

Local briefs: Carthage golfer earns CCIW award

Carthage junior McKenzie Parks was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin’s Women’s Golfer of the Week on Tuesday. This is the second time this season that the Oregon, Wis., native has received the honor.

Parks won the North Central College Fall Invitational on Sept. 9 when she finished regulation in a four-way tie for first with a 77, then took medalist honors in a playoff.

COLLEGE: UW-Parkside golf team takes third

The UW-Parkside men’s golf team shot a final round 302 Tuesday to finish third with a 606 at the two-day, eight-team UW-Parkside Fall Invitational at The Club at Strawberry Creek.

Lewis (576) won the team title by 24 shots over runner-up Bellarmine (600).

BRIEFS: Legion baseball undergoes changes

The Kenosha American Legion Baseball program will have a new look in 2015, as the Kenosha Merchants and Kenosha Rake have come to an agreement on how to divide local players between the teams.

The Merchants and Rake will be 19U teams. The Merchants will draw from the three Kenosha Unified high schools: Bradford, Tremper and Indian Trail.

SOCCER: Hoecherl helps Hawks down Devils

Austin Hoecherl scored two goals and Eric Guadarrama added one goal and one assist as the Indian Trail boys soccer team blanked Bradford, 3-0, in a Southeast Conference game Tuesday night at Jaskwhich Stadium.

Hoecherl opened the scoring in the 38th minute with an assist from Ricky Medina.

Rested Badgers look to get Gordon going


MADISON (AP) — Wisconsin quarterback Tanner McEvoy doled out some good-natured trash talk after outrushing teammate Melvin Gordon.

For once, Gordon wasn’t the top runner for the 19th-ranked Badgers.

COLLEGE GOLF: Simonson helps Red Men prevail

Carthage’s Jarrett Simonson was the medalist in leading his team to victory in the season-opening Wisconsin Lutheran Fall Invitational at the Washington County Golf Course, which concluded Monday.

The junior from Wautoma shot a two-day 1-under-par 143 (67-76) as the Red Men topped the 15-team field with a 592 (295-297).

Football Poll gets underway

The Kenosha News Football Poll begins its 46th season this week.

For the sixth consecutive season the weekly champion will receive $75. For the first 40 seasons, the winner received $50.

COLLEGE: UWP women play to 0-0 tie vs. Drury

Sunday’s scoreless tie between the UW-Parkside and Drury women’s soccer teams should hardly come as a surprise.

After all, each team entered the game at Wood Road Field not having surrendered a goal through three games.

Kuxhouse victorious at Wilmot’s season finale

Champions were crowned in Saturday night’s season finale at the Wilmot Raceway.

Scott Kuxhouse of Antioch, Ill., took the checkered flag in the 20-lap modified feature as he edged Burlington’s Joel Crowbridge by less than half a car length in a mad scramble for the finish. Having already clinched his second consecutive season title, Union Grove’s Chris Carlson elected to leave his modified car at home while bringing his Wisconsin Dirt Late Model Association car to compete in.

Williams takes Women’s City Open

Evelyn Williams cruised to the Women’s City Open championship on Sunday at Muni.

For the second consecutive day, Williams turned in the low score in claiming the tournament that also serves as a fundraiser for The Shalom Center.

Monday Morning Quarterback


The Shoreland Lutheran football team tied a singlegame school record for most points scored in its 61-30 Metro Classic Conference victory over Whitefish Bay Dominican on Friday night in Somers.

That matched the 61 the Pacers put up in their 61-26 non-conference victory over Sheboygan Lutheran in the 2003 season opener at Carthage College’s Art Keller Field.

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