Friday, November 9, 2012
Watch a live streamed broadcast of the WIAA Division 2 state semifinal from Wisconsin Lutheran College, at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The game and broadcast are over. Whitefish Bay fell just short, with a remarkable comeback forcing overtime before Waunakee took a 35-28 victory. Here is our recap and photos. Add your own photos if you have them.
Monday, November 5, 2012
The Blue Dukes stand between the Warriors and a state record-tying 48-game winning streak. Not to mention the trip to state that is on the line for both teams.
Whitefish Bay’s football team is charged with making history on multiple levels in its first trip to the WIAA semifinals. The Blue Dukes (10-1) take on Waunakee (11-0) at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Wauwatosa. The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday at Kettle Moraine High School, but the change was finalized Monday afternoon. Tickets are $4. Any broadcast information was not available Monday afternoon. For Whitefish Bay, a trip to the Division 2 championship game at Camp Randall in Madison is at stake, and that of course has never been done here. But the Blue Dukes also have the chance to derail Waunakee’s stampede into the record books. The Warriors have not only won the last three state titles, they …
Read our summary of five things you need to know about this week in Whitefish Bay.
Be fully prepared for the week at hand in Whitefish Bay. Here are five things you must know as you go out the door today. 1. There’s an election Tuesday, in case you haven’t heard. Which means you almost have your TV-watching time back from the advertising bandits. Refer to Whitefish Bay Patch’s Election Guide for the pertinent information on voting locally. 2. The Village Board will consider a recommendation from Village Manager Patrick DeGrave to award a contract to the firm of Crispell/Snyder for development of a Storm Water Utility. The firm bid $67,100, third lowest of four bidders but the lowest of those that met requirements of the request for proposals. The board also looks at a new ordinance for regulating dangerous dogs and could…
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The five guys who block for Whitefish Bay's high-scoring offense aren't used to getting recognition, but that doesn't mean linemen aren't people, too.
Rashadeem Gray of Whitefish Bay has 1,359 rushing yards, 22 touchdowns and a really cool nickname, “Rah-Rah.” The five offensive linemen who block for him don’t get the stats, but they have given themselves a nickname — “The Basement Bunch,” according to right guard Bobby Linneman, because they are the foundation for the offense. Gray, Linneman and the Blue Dukes (9-1) visit Brookfield East (10-0) on Friday in a WIAA Division 2, Level 3 playoff contest. The five players who toil on the offensive line for haven’t gotten the recognition that skill players such as Gray and Grant Menard do, but that changes today. Introducing: Best thing about being on the offensive line: Knowing that the points are yours, even though you don’t get your name …
Monday, October 29, 2012
The once-beaten Blue Dukes go on the road for a rematch of last year's Level 2 contest, won 40-21 by Whitefish Bay
Whitefish Bay visits Brookfield East at 7 p.m. Friday in a WIAA Division 2, Level 3 football playoff game. The Blue Dukes (9-1) routed Brookfield Central 28-3 on Saturday afternoon. Brookfield East (10-0) dispatched Greendale 28-21 on Friday. These teams met in Level 2 a year ago, with Whitefish Bay going on the road and claiming a 40-21 triumph. Gates open for ticket sales at 5:30 p.m. No pre-sales are planned at this time. Tickets are $4. Brookfield East High School is on Lilly Road, just north of Burleigh Road. ESPN Radio in Milwaukee will broadcast the game live on 540 AM. Read all of Patch’s coverage of the Spartans. Highlights from numerous games this season can be found on YouTube: Sussex Hamilton, Marquette, West Allis Hale, …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Learn more about the matchup of these two North Shore neighbors, whose only losses were by one point (Whitefish Bay) and three points (Messwood).
Whitefish Bay's first-round opponent in the WIAA football playoffs won't be able to claim travel fatigue. The Blue Dukes (7-1), co-champions of the North Shore Conference, host North Shore neighbor Messwood (7-1) at 7 p.m. Friday. Whitefish Bay is seeded second in its eight-team bracket; Messwood is No. 7. The Blue Dukes had only a one-point defeat against Germantown scarring their resume. They allowed only 36 points in eight games, according to WisSports.net, and scored at least 40 points four times. One of those games was Friday, a season-capping 44-0 rout of Nicolet. Messwood routed Living Word Lutheran 56-14 in its final game of the regular season, according to WisSports.net. Its only loss was a 43-40 defeat to unbeaten Lake Country …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Blue Dukes have 472 yards of total offense in 40-21 victory over Brookfield East.
For more than three quarters, Whitefish Bay was in control. But after Brookfield East’s Michael Amato ran his second kickoff return for a touchdown with 10 minutes 54 seconds left, the Blue Dukes saw a 23-point halftime lead dwindle to 12. And the host Spartans felt the momentum switching their way. But a 70-play drive culminating with a 22-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Grant Menard to tight end Jackson Weber on fourth down midway in the final period put an end to any comeback talk. The Blue Dukes defeated East, 40-21, to advance to the third round of the WIAA Division 2 playoffs. Whitefish Bay, with a 7-4 record, will face No. 3 Waterford at 7 p.m. Friday at home. Statistically, the game was no contest. The Blue Dukes gained 324 …