|1/2/2008 2:00:00 PM|
Chilton Sports Headlines 2007
The domination of the Olympian Conference continued for the Chilton Tiger cross country teams as they earned a sweep of conference title again to mark one of the many highlights of 2007 Chilton sports.
The football team enters a new conference and things looked good until major injuries decimate the team.
The Calumet County Racing Association has another successful season and a new, but familiar face, leads the Chilton Tiger girls basketball team.
Here's a look at the Chilton 2007 Sports Year in Review:
Manitowoc Lutheran deals the Tiger girls basketball team a tough loss to start the month winning on a putback at the final horn for a 67-65 win. The CHS wrestlers go to the Omro Invitational and bring back four individual champs in Dustin Geiger, Tommy Walters, Alex Patenaude and Zach Groeschl.
Derrick Meier's three-point play with four seconds left lifts the Tiger boys hoops team to a 48-47 win at New Holstein. Liz Roehrig's outstanding track career at the University of Minnesota continues as she wins the pentathlon at a meet in Minneapolis.
Tony Propson signs a Letter of Intent for a football scholarship to NCAA Division 2 Northern Michigan. The Chilton-Valders boy's swim team ends its season with a tenth place finish in sectionals.
On the basketball court, Chilton girls lose at New Holstein in their regional opener. The end of the month sees Zach Groeschl, Tommy Walters and Dustin Geiger head to the WIAA State Wrestling Tournament in Madison's Kohl Center.
In a dramatic regional final before a packed house in Fond du Lac, the CHS boy's basketball team falls to Waupun in overtime.
All-American Liz Roehrig takes part in the NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Championships for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The meet was held at the University of Arkansas.
Spring sports gets underway.
Spring means racing. Another season of Calumet County Racing Association actions starts at the Calumet County Fairgrounds on Friday evening.
The snowflakes were almost as big as the baseball but Chilton still manages to beat Mayville 10-7. Nick Holst is picked as an alternate for the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game to be held in June.
Winning the title at the Valders Track Invite is the Chilton boys. Derrick Meier is the medalist in the Chilton-Hilbert Golf Invite at Hickory Hills Country Club.
An annual rite of spring is the Klinkner Track Invitational at Morrissey Stadium. CHS boys take first and the girls are fourth. Later in the month, the two teams claim Olympian Conference championships. On the softball diamond, pitcher Nicole Oberdorf strikes out 15 as the Tigers whip Wrightstown.
The Tiger tennis team is having one of its best seasons in recent memory and beats Sheboygan Falls 4-3 in a dual meet.
Dan Hartman's golfers win Olympian Conference and WIAA regional titles. All-OC golfers are Derrick Meier, Alex Wagner and Brad Leonhard.
The month starts out with a state championship. Dan Glewen, Damian Hilbert, Dylan Schmidt and Alex Steiner form the gold medal 4x800 relay team at the state track meet in La Crosse. Glewen won three medals at state as he was also part of the mile relay (4x400) team that was sixth. Justin Juckem, Schmidt and Steiner were the other members.
The CHS girls have Amber Moschel, Amber Woelfel, Heather Hedrich and Mackenzie Popp at the state track meet.
Frank Wasdovitch is the new Chilton American Legion baseball coach.
14 young Chilton track athletes qualify for the State Hershey's Track Meet in West Allis.
The All-Olympian Conference softball team includes Tiger players Rosemary Nelson, Cassie Voelker and Nicole Oberdorf.
In their first meeting on the baseball diamond since they were former conference members, New Holstein's summer WIAA team beats Chilton's Legion squad 17-7 at Nennig Park.
Ben Sattler starts up a summer swim program and hosts a successful meet with Brillion.
Chilton C softball team wins Johnsburg Tournament. The Chilton A's Legion baseball squad gets hot late and makes it to the finals of the Denmark Regional falling 2-1 to Wrightstown.
Dan Glewen is named a WIAA Scholar-Athlete for his success in the classroom and on the athletic field.
Ray Mlada and Scott Fritz will serve as co-coaches of the Tiger football team who will play in the newly former Large Division of the Olympian-Packerland Conference. They will play neighbor rivals Kiel and New Holstein for the first time since 1999.
The Chilton-Valders girl's swim team finishes a strong fourth at the Sheboygan South meet. At Hickory Hills Country Club, the Tiger cross country teams take the boys and girls team titles in the Chilton Invitational.
The first Chilton Football Alumni Night is well attended. Chilton whips Southern Door to go to 3-0 in the conference.
The CCRA crowns its 2007 division champions.
The cross country teams continue domination of the Olympian Conference as the varsity and JV boys and girls teams take OC titles again. The boys varsity have won conference nine straight seasons. They go onto finish fifth at state. Heather Hedrich qualifies for state for the girls squad.
The Tiger volleyball team falls at New Holstein in its WIAA regional opener.
Oconto ruins Homecoming by beating Chilton at Morrissey Stadium. Injuries to several key players send Chilton spiraling downwards and they fall at Denmark in their playoff opener.
He coached the 1992 Chilton girls basketball team to a state championship, now Ray Mlada looks to work that same magic as he begins his second stint as varsity coach.
The Hickory Hills Club Championships come to a close.
Brandon Krupp is a two-way First Team All-Olympian pick.
Former CHS wrestling coach Robert Skubal is inducted into the George Martin Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Karl Morrin's boys hoops team whips Hilbert for its first win.
Andy Wiesner is the new boys swim coach. Valders announces it will discontinue its swim coop with Chilton starting next year. The Tiger wrestlers start the season with some key injuries.
Armend Zastrow was honored by Pla-Mor Lanes for 47 years as league secretary.