Oak Creek Sports News
Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Oak Creek, WI
Yesterday | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
It has been said that it is difficult to beat a team three times in one season. But what about the flip side? What about the team trying to reverse its fortunes against an opponent that has had its number. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via OakCreek
Every major goal achieved in life usually has a speed bump or two along the way to overcome just to make it interesting. They had been cruising along, with lockdown tight defense fueling a 13-game winning streak, when coach Steve Hluchnik revealed that junior starting center Nicky Widenski would not be available for the last game of the regular season or the WIAA tournament run. Comment?
Sunday Mar 1 | via Franklin
One of the Franklin scorekeepers said it best early in a first quarter flurry Saturday afternoon during the Saber girls' basketball team's 53-32 WIAA regional final victory over Racine Horlick. 2014 NOW All-Suburban junior forward Carly Graverson scored just eight points, all of them in that first quarter, but she provided a huge psychological lift to the Sabers. Comment?
Sunday Mar 1 | via West Allis
Defense is the calling card for this season's Oak Creek girls basketball team, and West Allis Hale found out the hard way Feb. 28. The Knights totally shut down the Huskies, holding them to just 6 first-half points en route to a 52-23 victory in a WIAA Division 1 regional championship game at Oak Creek High School. "That's been our motto the last half-year," coach Steve Hluchnik said. Comment?
Saturday Feb 28 | via OakCreek
Making winning a third straight Southeast Conference title look as difficult as a third grade Nativity pageant is a goal the defending state champion Oak Creek girls basketball squad happily achieved last week. "Going into this season, not many people thought that we had a chance to do this," said senior point guard Jenna Santi, one of just two returning starters off the 2014 title squad. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via Franklin
Franklin's Mohammed Hamed wrestles Milwaukee Pulaski's Jose Gonzalez in a 132-pound match during the WIAA regional meet at Milwaukee Hamilton High School on Feb. 14. Photo By C.T. Kruger Sophomore Ben Bell in the 100-yard freestyle and the 200 freestyle relay team of Bell, junior Michael Beckman , junior Matthew Wigington and senior Jake Arteaga qualified for this weekend's WIAA Division 2 state meet. Bell tied for third in the 100 freestyle at 50.4 seconds in a sectional meet Feb. 14, while the relay team took third with 1 minute, 33.93 seconds. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via OakCreek
Last year, the Oak Creek wrestling team was riding high, success after success, a first conference title in many years. A WIAA regional title and a trip to the state dual meet sectional final for the right for a berth in the state team tournament seemed a foregone conclusion. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 10 | via OakCreek
In completely ugly "peach-basket" fashion, the Oak Creek girls basketball team clinched a share of its third straight Southeast Conference title on Feb. 6 with a 37-18 decision over Kenosha Tremper. No, they acted like the defending WIAA state champions they are - ones not surprised they are in this position again. Comment?
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