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Kentala among the SEC’s best

Franklin running back Gavin Boeck was a unanimous pick as the Offensive Player of the Year and Franklin teammates Ben McCarthy and Kobe Knaak shared the Defensive Player of the Year award when the All-Southeast Conference football team was revealed recently.

If there was an award for the Overall Player of the Year, Jake Kentala would definitely be in the running.

The Bradford senior collected first-team honors at wide receiver and defensive back and joined Racine Horlick junior Adam Rosquist (TE-DE) as the only players to be named to the first team on both sides of the ball. It was quite a jump for Kentala, who was an honorable mention selection as a junior.

Sebetic: Back with the Pack


After a six-week departure, Pleasant Prairie native Kyle Sebetic is thrilled to be reunited with the Green Bay Packers.

The 2009 Tremper graduate and former University of Dayton standout, who was released on Sept. 1 on the preseason roster cutdown to 75, signed a contract to join Green Bay’s 10-man practice squad on Oct. 14 after director of player personnel Eliot Wolf phoned him with the offer the previous weekend.

Tremper falls at Franklin

Tremper dropped its football season finale, 49-7, at Franklin on Friday night.

Franklin, ranked third by the coaches and fourth by the AP, led 42-0 at halftime thanks to five touchdowns from Gavin Boeck in finishing the regular season undefeated.

Prep football: Tremper vs. Franklin

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Franklin High School (8222 S. 51st St.)

Bradford rolls past Tremper


KENOSHA — The Bradford football team cost itself automatic playoff eligibility by struggling to finish games earlier this season.

It’s never too late to change that, especially against your crosstown rival.

Prep football: Bradford vs. Tremper

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Ameche Field

Tremper grad Peavy likes where he’s at with Badgers


When Jazz Peavy verbally committed to play football at the University of Wisconsin in June of 2012, Paul Chryst was the head coach at the University of Pittsburgh, still two coaching changes away from taking over in Madison.

There’s no way that Peavy, a redshirt sophomore wide receiver who graduated from Tremper, could’ve known then that he’d be playing under Chryst and his staff now.

Tremper tops Case for second win

A fourth-quarter touchdown by host Racine Case Friday night threatened to keep Tremper from putting its second win of 2015 in the books.

But the Trojans were determined not to leave Racine without that victory.

Prep football: Tremper vs. Racine Case

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Hammes Field (7345 Washington Ave., Racine)

Oak Creek spurts past Tremper


KENOSHA — For 11/2 quarters, Tremper played its best football of the season on Thursday night.

The upset never materialized, however, as Oak Creek scored three touchdowns in the final 5 minutes, 20 seconds of the first half and the Trojans were unable to mount a comeback in a 49-13 Southeast Conference defeat at Ameche Field.

Tremper football team hosts Oak Creek

The Tremper football team will be without head coach Frank Matrise Jr. when it hosts Oak Creek in a televised Southeast Conference game 7 p.m. Thursday at Ameche Field.

On Sunday, the Trojans lost one of their biggest fans when Lee Hunkeler, Matrise’s father-in-law, passed away at the age of 86.

Tremper picks off its first victory


KENOSHA — The diehard Tremper football fans that bravely stayed to the end of Friday’s home game against Racine Park had trouble seeing the football.

After enduring a 91-minute lightning delay, fog rolled into Ameche Field in the final minutes that made viewing the contest a little tough.

Prep football: Tremper vs. Racine Park

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Ameche Field

An Indian Trail explosion



Due to a technical malfunction, the scoreboard at Jaskwhich Stadium was inoperable for most of the first quarter on Thursday night.

Indian Trail vs. Tremper

When: 7:05 p.m. Thursday

Where: Jaskwhich Stadium

Hawks, Trojans clash at Jaskwhich


When the Indian Trail football team hosts Tremper in a Southeast Conference game 7:05 Thursday night at Jaskwhich Stadium, this much is certain — the Trojans are sure to be mindful of fake punts no matter the situation.

In last year’s matchup at Jaskwhich Stadium, the Hawks clinched a 29-25 come-from-behind victory with one of the more improbable plays in recent memory.

Tremper’s late run falls short against Racine Horlick

Racine Horlick rode a 96-yard touchdown play in the first quarter to a 14-6 win over Tremper in a Southeast Conference football game at Ameche Field on Friday night.

Tremper fell to 0-3 in dropping its SEC opener. Horlick improved to 1-2 in the game that turned contentious in the second half with at least one player from each side being hit with an ejection.

Tremper (0-2) vs. Racine Horlick (0-2)

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Ameche Field

Sebetic among Packers’ cuts



Tremper graduate Kyle Sebetic was one of five players released by the Green Bay Packers on Tuesday when the team’s roster moves were announced by general manager Ted Thompson.

Antioch zooms past Tremper

In the first two quarters of Friday’s non-conference game with visiting Antioch (Ill.), Tremper had everything going its way.

That all changed at halftime.

Tremper (0-1) vs. Antioch (0-0)

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Ameche Field

Mistake-prone Tremper absorbs a thumping from Badger

LAKE GENEVA — Badger High’s football team showed plenty of promise in its season-opener on Friday against visiting Tremper.

The Trojans are equally optimistic for the 2015 campaign, but improvements were shown to be needed after the Badgers handed them a convincing 30-7 defeat.

Tremper football team fast, athletic, but thin


KENOSHA — What’s the difference between sharing a conference title and finishing in a three-way tie for fourth place?

For the 2014 Tremper football team, it was “probably three or four plays,” according to 19th-year coach Frank Matrise Jr., who was banished from the sideline for the final six games after undergoing back surgery.

Tremper vs. Badger

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Badger High School (220 E. South St., Lake Geneva)

Matrise back in the saddle


For about the last half-hour of the season’s first official day of practice on Tuesday evening, Tremper head football coach Frank Matrise Jr. was delegating.

The unmistakable cadence of assistant football coaches — vociferous scolding, immediately followed by encouraging words of reinforcement — filled Ameche Field as the Trojans ran their drills, while Matrise quietly walked from station to station observing.

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Tremper Football Roster


    No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr.

    2 Ben Rohlman TE-DL 6-3 205 Sr.

    5 Brandon Spencer QB-K 6-10 165 So.

    10 Christian Bernhardt WR-DB 5-11 160 Sr.

    11 Armonie Ray WR-DB 5-10 165 Sr.

    12 Alec Becker QB-LB 6-1 190 Jr.

    14 Michael Little WR-DB 5-10 150 Sr.

    15 Tommy Matoska RB-DB 5-11 165 Jr.

    17 Ricky Edwards QB-DB 5-11 180 Jr.

    19 Bobby Johnson RB-DB 5-7 140 Jr.

    20 Seondae Stewart WR-DB 6-2 175 Jr.

    22 Evan Kresse RB-LB 5-10 170 Jr.

    27 Matt Hetchler WR-DB 6-1 165 Sr.

    28 Liam Pederson RB-LB 6-0 210 Sr.

    30 James Vallalobos RB-DB 5-11 180 Jr.

    31 Adrian Murati WR-DB 5-9 150 Sr.

    32 Jeremy Houston WR-DB 6-0 175 Sr.

    33 T.J. Hudson RB-LB 5-10 160 Jr.

    34 Isaac Uribe RB-LB 5-8 210 Jr.

    35 Logan Furloni RB-DB 5-9 140 Sr.

    36 Hunter Clark RB-LB 5-9 170 Jr.

    37 Evan Wisniewski TE-LB 6-2 180 Sr.

    40 Michael Merz WR-DB 6-0 140 So.

    41 Keelontay Maze RB-DB 5-8 150 Sr.

    42 Kyle Griffin TE-LB 6-1 195 Sr.

    43 Dante Gennaccoro TE-LB 5-10 165 So.

    48 Ruben Castanuela TE-LB 6-0 230 Jr.

    51 Kyle Richter OL-DL 6-1 250 Sr.

    52 Kyle Eckelberg OL-DL 5-11 215 Jr.

    53 Darren Fort OL-DL 5-9 250 Sr.

    55 Josh Wood OL-DL 5-10 285 Jr.

    59 Nathan Bianan OL-DL 5-11 200 Sr.

    60 Tylor Sorensen OL-DL 5-11 250 Jr.

    65 Liam Grachen OL-DL 6-2 215 Sr.

    66 Ty Harper OL-DL 6-0 225 Sr.

    70 Brandyn Rodriguez OL-DL 6-0 215 Jr.

    73 Bobby Wilson OL-DL 5-11 280 Jr.

    75 Michael Updegraff OL-DL 5-10 245 Sr.

    76 DJ Smith OL-DL 6-3 320 Jr.

    77 Treviel Lee OL-DL 6-4 310 Sr.

    78 Amar Seegobin OL-DL 5-11 320 Sr.

    80 Riley Keckeisen WR-DB 6-3 155 Jr.

    81 Kevin Tover WR-DB 5-10 180 Sr.

    82 Trayce Hodge RB-LB 5-8 175 Sr.

    83 Halas Zakutansky TE-LB 6-1 185 Sr.

    84 Romello Johnson WR-DB 6-0 200 Sr.

    85 Alex Witt WR-DL 6-0 165 Jr.

    89 Adam Gharib WR-DB 5-11 175 Sr.

    Head coach — Frank Matrise Jr., 19th season

    Assistant coaches — Scott Flood, Brandon Jeffries, Kyle Miller, Kyle Snell, Mike Vieth, Colin Zalokar

Tremper schedule and results


    Aug. 21 — Badger 30, Tremper 7

    Aug. 28 — Antioch (Ill.) 52, Tremper 20

    Sept. 4 — Racine Horlick 14 Tremper 6

    Sept. 10 — Indian Trail 42, Tremper 7

    Sept. 18 — Tremper 22, Racine Park 7

    Sept. 24 — Oak Creek 49, Tremper 13

    Oct. 2 — Tremper 28, Racine Case 14

    Oct. 9 — Bradford 37, Tremper 6

    Oct. 16 — Franklin 49, Tremper 7




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