Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Grant Menard, Rashadeem Gray and Jake Taylor all committed to Division I college athletic programs Wednesday.
Three Whitefish Bay senior athletes will move on to NCAA Division I athletic programs after graduating in the spring. Grant Menard formally committed to Drake University, a Division I football team in Des Moines, IA. Menard, who was named First Team All-North Shore Conference, had a 55 percent pass completion rate this year, finding a receiver on 66 of his 121 attempts for a total of 1,100 yards, according to WisSports. In his junior year, he completed 45 of his 109 attempts for a total of 744 yards. He's also a strong runner, with 247 rushing yards this year and 98 yards his junior year. Menard also plays basketball and baseball. Rashadeem Gray, who verbally committed to North Dakota last month, signed a letter of intent today to play for…
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Homecoming night was made even more exciting by a 14-7 Whitefish Bay win over Homestead, the Blue Dukes' undefeated conference rival.
For the first time in 12 years, Whitefish Bay finally got the better of its North Shore rival. In an energized Lubar Stadium, the Blue Dukes toppled the undefeated Homestead Highlanders 14-7, bringing the team one win away from its first conference title since 1993. After the game, the Blue Dukes players doused coach Jim Tietjen with Gatorade for the first time in his 36 years as coach, which says something about the charged atmosphere for the big homecoming game. An all-blue student section was allowed to come down to the field and celebrate with players after the game. The Blue Dukes took it to Homestead right off the bat, scoring a touchdown on the first drive of the game. Homestead later countered with a touchdown with 3:52 remaining …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Rashadeem Gray led Whitefish Bay's ground game with 197 rushing yards at Lubar Stadium Friday night.
The Whitefish Bay Blue Dukes trounced the Port Washington Pirates 49-0 Friday night in front of a pumped-up home crowd. Rashadeem Gray led Whitefish Bay's ground game with 197 rushing yards. The Blue Dukes dominated the rushing game overall with 375 yards to Port Washington's 80 yards. Whitefish Bay totaled 71 passing yards to Port's 12 yards. Whitefish Bay quarterback Grant Menard was six for nine with one interception. Port Washington quarterback Aidan Wojociehowski was three for 10, with one interception. Jackson Weber was Bay's top receiver, picking up three passes for a total of 28 yards.